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Uganda to Host Co-located Africa Energy Forum Next Year

Two co-located conferences taking place in Kampala from the 6-8 February have received the official endorsement of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development for Uganda and are set to welcome local and international partners to explore the region’s potential for energy development, and the necessity for enhanced off grid

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Can Cryptocurrencies Reduce Global Poverty?

Behavioral economics guru, Richard Thaler — this year’s Nobel Prize laureate in economics— has showcased that people are economically imperfect. Since humans are irrational we don’t fit neatly into economic models; we have cognitive limitations, social preferences, or, dare it be said, big problems with self-control. When it comes to decisions about saving

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CCBA Moves to Extend Plastic Collection, Recycling to Western Uganda

Coca Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) through their affiliate company, the Plastic Recycling Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Plastics Collection Centre in Masaka to cover Western Uganda. The PRI Factory has processed more than 2,000 tonnes of plastic waste so far this year alone. Signing on behalf of the

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Christmas Love: Airtel Uganda Staff Give Back to Needy Communities

For the third consecutive year, Airtel Uganda has embarked on an initiative to share the joy of Christmas with individuals, families, organizations and communities through their staff-driven initiative dubbed ‘12 Days of Christmas’. Named after a popular Christmas song that breaks down a series of grand gifts given on each of

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Dfcu, Rabobank Foundation Inject $2.8mn into Agribusiness Dev’t in Uganda

Farmer Based Organization’s (FBOs) that have potential to contribute to the agricultural value chain finally have a chance at improving their operations and ultimately become bankable. The organization’s that currently lack technical or structural capacity to operate in a sustainable way have started receiving technical support from the Agribusiness Development

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