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18:52
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Can Uganda Grow at Bloomberg's 2% Forecast? economic growth

The economies of Ethiopia, Uganda, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ghana, Rwanda and Kenya withstood the economic impact of the pandemic so successfully that they were among the world’s 10 fastest-growing in 2020. At least five of them are expected to remain in that elite growth club through 2022, according to forecasts by economists compiled by Bloomberg during the past three months
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Uganda Secures UGX 56B COVID-19 Education Recovery Grant reading materials 2 Top story

The project is expected to run for 18 months and will benefit 14.6 million learners in pre-primary, primary, and lower-secondary education cycles, and 406,000 teachers and school administrators. It will focus on ensuring continued learning during the closure of schools and preparing the system for school reopening once the situation allows.
15:41
15:41

Billions of COVID-19 Cash Not Reached Ministry - Dr. Atwiine World Bank 2

The World Bank diverted $15million from the Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health Services Improvement Project and Atwiine says this money is partly utilized to buy reagents, test kits and PPE. However, while other donors have recently announced new funds to the country including USAID that announced $2.3million new support to the country last week, Atwiine says they have no information about this.
11:23
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Millions of Children in East, South Africa Can’t Access Alternative Learning Measures- UNICEF World Bank 1

The agency says that while they have already supported 21 governments with more than USD 5.4 million for remote learning and preparedness for school re-opening, radio as the preferred medium for delivering lessons only reaches four in ten children across East and Southern Africa.
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14:51

Economists Advise Gov’t to ‘Go Slow on Loans’ in bid to Stimulate Economy lockdown 3 1

The caution comes amid a scramble by African countries to cushion their economies, support hard-hit sectors and provide social support to nationals, amid tough measures to contain the coronavirus disease-COVID-19, whose infection rate has gone beyond three million people countrywide.
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CSOs Want Funding for Recruitment of Additional Health Workers save the children

In the letter to donors who include GAVI the vaccines alliance, Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Global Financing Facility, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the World Health Organisation, the CSOs want the donors to commit and contribute to pooled and adequate funding for long-term investments in the health workforce.
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Research: Ugandan Officials Might Have Hidden UGX 267bn Aid Money World Bank 1 Top story

In East Africa, Tanzania was also studied and researchers found at least $145m had been hidden by its elites. Researchers concluded that this was because politicians, elites and their cronies got access to aid money and instead of using it to work on projects that developed their countries, they hid it away for personal use.
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Funding For Disease Outbreaks to Expire Next Month World Bank 4

Dr. Allan Muruta the Commissioner Public Health Emergencies at the Ministry of Health told Uganda Radio Network that for Ebola preparedness efforts alone, they have so far used over $36million dollars where by part of this money has come from the loan.
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Gov't Rejecting Loans from World Bank Uganda loans 2 1

Government of Uganda is rejecting most loans from World Bank in favor of loans from China according to the National Economy Committee of Parliament.
11:32
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UBTEB Trains BTVET Assessors, Lecturers for New Curriculum World Bank 2 4

The training according to Onesmus Oyesigye, the UBTEB Executive Secretary is aimed at equipping skills and competences to the trainers and assessors ahead of the implementation of the new curriculum for training programs.
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First Lady Tasks Educationists on Poor Learning Outcomes uwezo 3 1 Top story

Reports from various education stake holders have cited low learning outcomes as one of the issues affecting quality education. The 2016 Uwezo-'Are our Children Learning Report shows that pupils in primary three are not able to do primary 2 arithmetic.
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14:48

World Bank Mobilising USD 300 Million for DRC Ebola Response Ebola in DRC 1

he Bank in a statement said the funding in form of grants and credits will be financed through International Development Association’s crisis response window.
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UGX 777bn Needed to Control Flooding in Kampala World Bank 4 1

The KCCA Acting Executive Director Engineer Andrew Kitaaka says that despite having a drainage master plan, the authority does not have money to carry out construction works for three main channels of Kampala.
07:13
07:13

Justice Tabaro to Head Mak Staff Appeals Tribunal education 2

Justice Tabaro will serve for the next four years and replaces George Omunyokol whose term of ended in March.
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