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Innovation key to the future of the pension sector

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Retirement Benefits Sector is yet to expand coverage to all working citizens to enable them save for retirement, with confidence and without coercion. Currently, only 2.8 million Ugandans are covered under a retirement plan, with the majority of them under the mandatory NSSF. …

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Elon Musk decides to terminate Twitter deal

San Fransisco, U.S. | Xinhua | Tesla CEO Elon Musk decided on Friday to terminate his 44 billion U.S. dollars deal to buy Twitter, blaming the company for withholding information on its number of spam and fake accounts. Musk’s lawyer claimed that Twitter failed to comply with its obligations in the …

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Rwanda to host the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | THE INDEPENDENT | The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation, a new groundbreaking institution that will significantly enhance Africa’s access to the technologies that underpin the manufacture of medicines, vaccines, and other pharmaceutical products. The Foundation …

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TECNO Mobile Uganda launches CAMON 19 series

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | TECNO Mobile Uganda has announced the launch of its CAMON 19 series, a move that will give users a new experience with this gadget. The TECNO CAMON 19 series is designed for young fashionistas, as well as to overcome the traditional challenges associated with photography …

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‘Internet Explorer is dead’

Microsoft stops supporting infamous browser NEWS ANALYSIS | AGENCIES | Tech giant Microsoft on June 15 stopped supporting the Internet Explorer web browser after nearly 27 years. By June 16, a day after the official end of the browser, the #RIPInternetExplorer hashtag was trending. “Sad to see it go,” tweeted …

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Russia fines Google for not localizing user data

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | A court in Moscow ruled on Thursday to fine Google LLC 15 million rubles (about 260,000 U.S. dollars) for repeated refusal to localize the personal data of Russian users. Google representatives did not attend the sitting, the Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported from the courtroom. …

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