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ICT empowers local population

Catholic Relief Services has worked in Uganda since 1965 in agriculture, microfinance and agriculture sectors, among others. Country Representative, Niek de Goeij, spoke to The Independent’s Isaac Khisa about their efforts to promote ICT for development. First, recently you held a three-day international conference on ICT4D in Kampala. How significance …

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USAID awards grants to solar firms

A total of 25 solar companies and eight financial institutions were the beneficiaries of a USAID Power Africa co-sponsored exhibition at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Kampala, Uganda | The Independent | Held under the theme ‘Financing East Africa’s Power and Energy Sector’ the event showcased products like grain mills, boda …

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Controversy over 2nd Cooperative Bank that started in 1997

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda disposed of the Cooperative Bank, which started operations in 1997, the Committee on Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises-COSASE, heard on Thursday. Hannington Wasswa, the Director Commercial Banking in Bank of Uganda disclosed this while responding to a query by COSASE Chairperson, …

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US provides ARVS worth $18.7 million to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The United States has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to improving the health of Ugandans by providing $18.7 million worth of life-saving antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) to fill gaps in the country’s public sector facilities and provide broader support to her supply chain systems. At a ceremony …

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