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South Sudan: How to deliver Covid vaccines in a country with few roads

BBC News 15 Oct 2021
South Sudan is one of the countries with the lowest rate of vaccination against Covid-19 in the world - just 0.8% of the population have had one dose and 0.3% both jabs ... "Even if we can secure the vaccine... Sacks of food items are dropped on to empty fields by planes deployed from the capital, Juba, or neighbouring states like Kenya and Uganda.

China helps Uganda boost all-round development

People Daily 13 Oct 2021
Uganda sees the airport project as a springboard that will fast-track its economic development ... Meanwhile, China has continued to provide support to Uganda in the health sector ... The China-Uganda Friendship Hospital, located in the capital of Kampala, has relieved pressure on the Mulago National Referral Hospital, which is overwhelmed with patients.

MTN Uganda opens IPO at UGX 200 per share, offers stock via m-IPO subscription channel

Telecom Paper 12 Oct 2021
MTN Uganda has announced the opening of its initial public offer (IPO) of 20 ...
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Annual repair of the world's largest mud brick building the Great Mosque of Djenné in Mali

Africa's iconic architecture in 12 buildings

BBC News 12 Oct 2021
1) Kasubi Tombs, Uganda - 1882. Covering hectares of agricultural land in Uganda's capital, Kampala, the Royal Complex at Kasubi is the burial place of monarchs of the Buganda Kingdom ... Mukasa, who was born in Uganda, visited the tombs for the first time when he was 10 years old.

Uganda opens more centers to boost COVID-19 vaccination campaign 11 Oct 2021
11 (Xinhua) -- Uganda on Monday opened more vaccination centers in the capital, Kampala, in efforts to inoculate more people against COVID-19 ... Uganda aims to vaccinate about 22 million people, or nearly half its population.

Uganda launches additional centers to enhance coronavirus inoculation drive

MENA FN 11 Oct 2021
(MENAFN) On Monday, Oct. 11 Uganda launched additional inoculation centers in the capital, Kampala, in attempts to immunize more people against coronavirus. The fresh centers would be based in ... .

59th Independence Day celebrated in Kampala, Uganda

Sina 10 Oct 2021
Uganda People's Defense Force soldiers take part in a parade during the 59th Independence Day celebrations at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, capital of Uganda, Oct ... People dance during the 59th Independence Day celebrations at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, capital of Uganda, Oct.

Uganda’s LGBTQ community remains a target

Washington Blade 08 Oct 2021
Despite the annulment of the 2014 Anti-Homosexuality Act that was meant to criminalize the act of same-sex relations by life imprisonment and even capital punishment in Uganda, members of the LGBTQ community continue to face unwarranted reproof ... Family Youth Uganda, aptly states.

MTN Listing Will Double Size of Use - Regulator

All Africa 07 Oct 2021
Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has said MTN's listing is expected double the size of the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) ....

MTN Uganda formally announces plan to float 20% of shares on bourse

Telecom Paper 05 Oct 2021
This follows the requisite approval by the Capital Markets Authority and ...

MTN Uganda moves forward with initial public offering

Business Day 05 Oct 2021
... Securities Exchange after receiving approval from the country's Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and Uganda Securities Exchange.

MTN Uganda IPO to raise about $1.2 billion – regulator

Metro USA 05 Oct 2021
KAMPALA (Reuters) – Telecoms firm MTN Uganda’s initial public ...

MTN Uganda IPO to raise about $1.2 bln - regulator

Reuters 05 Oct 2021
KAMPALA, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Telecoms firm MTN Uganda's initial public offering is ...

Distribution problems, hesitancy slow Uganda vaccination bid

San Francisco Chronicle 03 Oct 2021
Power failures are rampant in northern Uganda's Gulu district ... But Uganda’s central storage facility near the capital, Kampala, can only hold 5 million doses of the Pfizer vaccines requiring ultra-low temperatures, and some rural areas like Gulu aren't equipped to handle either the Pfizer or Moderna shots.

FMO, NEoT Offgrid Africa and Winch Energy partner to deploy solar solutions in Uganda and Sierra Leone

Algeria Times 03 Oct 2021
US$12 million in mini-grid projects in Uganda and Sierra Leone, contributing to their global ambition to build the largest portfolio of mini-grids in Sub-Saharan Africa, and reach a portfolio worth $100 million ... Installation of the project has already started with the RPU’s for the first 13 villages shipped to Uganda.