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AFD aids KCCA’s climate change strategy

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Recently, the acting Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Eng. Andrew Kitaka, addressed the press to give an account of the last eight years of the KCCA’s activities. One issue Kitaka addressed was a project termed as the ‘Kampala Climate Change …

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Uganda secures Sh1.2 trillion for water and sanitation projects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a 270 million Euros ( Sh1.2 trillion) loan from the French government to finance two water and sanitation projects in Greater Kampala and parts of south-western Uganda. The financing channeled through the French Development Agency (AFD), is to support access to …

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How digital technology can help reinvent basic education

E-learning innovations: How digital technology can help reinvent basic education TECHNOLOGY | Rohen d’Aiglepierre, Amélie Aubert & Pierre-Jean Loiret | African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done. Today, 32.6 million children of primary-school age and 25.7 million adolescents …

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Infighting hits hard-right AfD after German vote success

Berlin, Germany | AFP | The nationalist Alternative for Germany was hit by party infighting Monday, just hours after winning its first seats in parliament, with its co-chief Frauke Petry declaring that she won’t join its Bundestag group. Citing “dissent” with more hardline colleagues, Petry dropped her bombshell at a morning …

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Dismay in Germany as hard-right marches into parliament

Berlin, Germany | AFP | The Alternative for Germany (AfD) Sunday became the first hard-right, openly anti-immigration party to enter parliament with so many seats since World War II, breaking a taboo despite calls to halt “the Nazis” in their tracks. Exit polls credited the AfD with around 13 percent of …

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30 French firms eye Uganda investments

 The firms seek to invest in energy, infrastructure, IT and pharmaceutical industries  Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | Uganda’s ever growing position as an attractive investment destination for French companies came to the fore recently as a delegation of more than 30 companies under the umbrella organisation MEDEF (Mouvement des …

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