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Food loss and wastage, a new challenge for Ugandans

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Food and environment activists say you need to urgently find ways of avoiding food loss and waste or risk financial and environment losses.  The Minister of Agriculture, Vincent Sempijja and Food Agricultural Organization Country representative, Antonio Querido say it is high time that you rethink …

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NSSF hit by COVID-19

The pandemic has eroded return on contributor’s savings Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Uganda’s pension firm, National Social Security Fund, will pay low interest rates on contributor’s savings due to the impact of coronavirus pandemic. NSSF Managing Director, Richard Byarugaba, flanked by his deputy, Patrick Ayota, said on Sep.24 …

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Mulago COVID-19 treatment facility uses 120 PPE sets per day

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The COVID-19 Treatment facility in Mulago uses at least 120 full sets of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) every day, according to Dr Byarugaba Baterana, the Executive Director of the hospital. Dr Baterana was this morning receiving a consignment of PPE donation worth USD 25,000 from …

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