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Report Shows How COVID-19 Economic Damage Has Reinforced Inequities In Africa

Bill Gates The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation yesterday launched its fourth annual  Goalkeepers Report, featuring new data showing how the ripple effects of COVID-19 have stopped 20 years of progress toward the  United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). The report provides the most contemporary global data set for

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New URA Boss Starts Financial Year With Shs632bn Revenue Surplus Amid COVID-19

URA Commissioner General, John Rujoki Musinguzi The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected economies worldwide. The lockdowns to contain the spread of the deadly disease has seen companies lose revenue and millions of workers lose jobs. Consequently, many revenue authorities around the world have failed to hit their monthly revenue collection

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What East Africa Can Teach The Rest Of The Continent About Economic Growth

By Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director for Central Africa at SAP The 21st century is widely touted as the 'African Century', a period promising unprecedented economic and technological growth for the continent. Africa's future looks bright.The continent features five of the ten fastest-growing economies in the world. Its population is the

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