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AfDB forecasts East Africa economies to grow by 4 pct in 2022

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The economies of the East African region are expected to grow by 4 percent in 2022, the African Development Bank (AfDB) said on Friday. According to lender’s East Africa Regional Economic Outlook 2022, the region recorded a robust economic recovery in 2021, but most members are …

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Women on the move

IOM report says more women than men in East Africa leave home Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | One in two people who left their home countries in the East and Horn of Africa last year was a woman or girl according to a new report published Sept.8 by the …

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Uber announces expansions and new products in East Africa

This makes Uber available in eight cities across East Africa Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uber ( has announced new products, updates, and features focused on travel, safety and delivery in East Africa. Uber has announced its expansion into four new cities in Kenya; Eldoret, Nakuru, Naivasha and Kisumu. This …

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The need for portability of benefits across EAC borders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Since its establishment in 2014, the East African Pension Supervisors Association (EAPSA) has been promoting the pension agenda within the region focusing on mutual cooperation, information sharing, and capacity building among pension supervisory authorities. Key among the issues on the EAPSA agenda is the …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Time for EAC standby force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Time for EAC Standby Force: Why should regional armies cooperate everywhere but on battlefield? THE LAST WORD How to broaden political appeal: Lessons for Uganda’s opposition from the repositioning of the National Front, …

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