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UBA to offer Uganda with US$150,000 as COVID-19 relief support

Kampala, Uganda | Isaac Khisa | Uganda government is set to receive US$150,000 from the pan-African lender, United Bank for Africa, as part of its efforts to stem the effects of the devastating coronavirus. The support is part of the US$14 million kitty that UBA has announced through its UBA Foundation to …

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GAVI: Countries can divert funds to COVID-19 efforts

Geneva, Switzerland | THE INDEPENDENT |  With the COVID-19 pandemic already affecting 47 Gavi-supported countries, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance has already taken new steps to help strengthen the preparedness of health systems in lower-income countries with the full support of its Board. Gavi will also be working closely with WHO, …

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Umeme records Shs139bn net profit

Performance is attributed to increase in electricity demand, cost reduction Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Shareholders of power distributor, Umeme Limited will not go home with nothing in their Annual General Meeting slated later in the year as the company recorded a slight increase in net profit from Shs132bn …

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Uganda COVID-19 cases at 33

Uganda COVID-19 🔸 March 29 – 3 new cases – TOTAL 33 🔹 March 28 – 7 new cases – TOTAL 30 🔸 March 27 – 5 new cases – TOTAL 23 🔹 March 26 – 4 new cases – TOTAL 18 🔸 March 25 – 5 new cases – …

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UN agency unveils $15m digital project

It is targeting one million people in key economy sectors Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Small and medium businesses in northern Uganda now have a big opportunity to exploit from a Shs57bn new project that aims to use information technology tools to offer services for the next five years. …

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Uganda’s COVID-19 cases now at 30

AFRICA 🔸 46 Countries (46) reporting 🔹 3,984 cases 🔸 117 deaths 🔹 286 recoveries by region Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 after a test of 225 today turned out only 218 negative results. This brings the total …

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Coronavirus bailout

COVER STORY | THE INDEPENDENT TEAM |  As the coronavirus pandemic ravages the globe, countries are scrambling to protect citizens financially, cushion businesses and companies, and ensure their economies do not fail from the fallout. This is because the coronavirus pandemic is not only straining the world’s health sector, businesses …

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