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Environment News
The First Instance Division of the East African Court of Justice days ago heard an application seeking for interim orders restraining the Ugandan government from conducting or reviving all geological activities and evicting people of Kibiro, Hoima District and the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara from their ancestral salt manufacturing lands or enacting any policy and legislation Continue Reading
Energy News
Kowry Energy has attracted Rolls-Royce Power Systems, as an investor as it launches across Sub-Saharan Africa. The Berlin-based company will empower local, independent energy companies with decentralized energy systems to provide communities and local industries with reliable access to clean energy. “The African market for decentralized energy supply offers great Continue Reading
Africa News
The Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) at the University of Wolverhampton is leading the Forum for Innovation in African Universities (FIAU) and hosting its first high-profile annual meeting on 7 July. Dr Paschal Anosike said: “The creation of the FIAU has come at a particularly crucial time in history to help tackle Africa’s […]Continue Reading
Health News
The COVID-19 pandemic—which led to a global recession and domestic containment measures— has caused economic and social strife in Uganda. It has reversed poverty gains, deteriorated fiscal balances, and put pressure on external buffers. That impact of the pandemic made government to apply to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a loan of about US$1 […]Continue Reading
Health News
The government has said it will consider importing the Cuban vaccine, Abdala, after the World Health Organisation (WHO) approves it. This comes after a report by the New York Times that the Cuban health authorities said on Monday that their three-shot Abdala vaccine has proven about 92% effectiveness against Covid-19 in late-stage clinical trials. Cuba […]Continue Reading