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Uganda gets new World Bank Country Manager

Kampala, Uganda | Ronald Musoke | Rosemary Mukami Kariuki has taken over from Tony Thompson as the World Bank Country Manager for Uganda effective Aug.01. According to a statement from the World Bank, Kariuki, a Kenyan national will now lead an active portfolio which, at the moment, stands at US$3.9 bn …

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World Bank approves 200 mln USD to expand Uganda’s digital inclusion

Uganda Digital Acceleration Project will accelerate development of digital solutions, skills and literacy in unserved and underserved regions across the country Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | World Bank has approved 200 million U.S. dollars to finance access to high speed and affordable internet, improve the efficiency of digitally-enabled public service …

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World Bank gives Uganda UGX 1 Trillion for social services

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has secured a financing package of about 1.1 Trillion Shillings from the World Bank improve service delivery in local governments. This is additional funding to the 200 billion dollars received under the Uganda Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers Program for Results,(UgIFT), to boost service delivery …

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Uganda receives UGX 563bn World Bank cash for forest management

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Bank has approved USD 148.2m (Shs 563bn) financing for Uganda to use to manage and restore its forests cover. The money according to the lender is also expected to have spillover benefits to forest dependent communities like refugees and their host communities. …

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