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Corruption at the World Bank

But if it can’t rank business friendly countries, who can? COVERY STORY | THE INDEPENDENT | Since the World Bank announced it has decided to abandon its flagship “Doing Business” series after several internal audits and the publication of a damning investigation, debate has raged over the way forward. The …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: Corruption at the World Bank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | These are the top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT. COVER STORY Corruption at the World Bank: But if it can’t rank business friendly countries, who can? THE LAST WORD Museveni’s Covid paranoia: Why Uganda and other African countries have consistently taken extreme and inappropriate …

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Universities to get high speed internet

World Bank and Knowledge Consulting Ltd hatch $52bn plan | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandan universities and other post-secondary education institutions could get hooked on the high-speed internet while some students and teachers get free laptops under a proposed plan by the World Bank and Knowledge Consulting Ltd. The ambitious Africa …

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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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