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Kwania district receives UGX 1.7 Bn to upgrade two health centres

Kwania, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kwania district has received 1.7 billion Shillings from the World Bank for the refurbishment and upgrade of two health center II’s to HCIII’s, under the Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfer Program for Results- IFTPR. The beneficiary health centres include Akali HCII in the newly created Akali sub-county …

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World Bank approves UGX 554Bn to support secondary education in Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Bank has approved a fund of $150 million (approximately 554 billion shillings) to enable greater access to higher-quality secondary education among Ugandan children in safer and better-equipped learning environments. The project dubbed Uganda Secondary Education Expansion Project- USEEP is financed by an International …

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World Bank calls for scrapping of OTT tax

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The World Bank has called for the scrapping of over-the-top tax-OTT. It argues that the move could boost access to coronavirus prevention messages for the vulnerable populations. This is the first organization, a big lender to government, openly calling for the abolition of the …

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Uganda may not produce oil until 2025 – World Bank

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s dream to be an oil-producing country may not be realized until 2025, the World Bank has said. In its Economic Update report, the bank says “the sharp decline in world oil prices resulting from the COVID-19 crisis could delay oil sector investments in …

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