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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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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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Vipers SC Signs Shs 300m, Two-Year Sponsorship Deal with Dfcu

dfcu Bank has signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Entebbe based football club, Vipers Sports Club. The sponsorship is valued at a total of UGX 300m (Three hundred million Uganda shillings). Speaking at the sponsorship signing, dfcu Bank’s Chief of Business and Executive Director, Mr. William Sekabembe, said; “dfcu Bank understands

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Airtel Money Subscribers to Win Big as Yoola Amajja Promotion Returns

Airtel Uganda has today relaunched Yoola Amajja – a cash promotion that rewards customers who are actively using the Airtel Money platform to carry out their daily transactions. First launched in 2016, Yoola Amajja is a 90-day promotion that essentially gives Airtel Money customers a chance to grab up to 2,000,000

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Dfcu Bank, Agriculture Development Centre, Rabobank Partner to Support Farmer Organizations

dfcu Bank has announced a partnership with The Agriculture Development Centre and Rabobank in an effort to support Farmer Based Organisations and Cooperative Unions across the country realize self-sufficiency; as an effective tool to transform the agricultural sector in Uganda. The announcement was made at an event in Lira that was

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Uber, Africell Partner to Offer Free Rides to Kampala Residents

Africell Uganda and Uber have launched a partnership campaign designed to enhance convenience with free rides for first time users in Uganda. The campaign which started on Twitter with the hashtag #UberWithAfricell on the morning Thursday last week steadily grew to lead trends and by evening many Ugandan tweeps exhibited enthusiasm

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