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China Tries 3,000-Year-Old Traditional Remedy On Coronavirus Patients

China is administering its centuries-old traditional medicine on patients affected by the coronavirus disease, a top health official said. Treatment in Wuhan hospitals combine Traditional Chinese Medicine, popularly known as TCM, and western medicines, said Wang Hesheng, the new health commission head in Hubei, the province at the center of

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IMF, World Bank Consider Heavily Indebted Somalia Eligible For Assistance

The Executive Boards of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank met, on February 12 and 13, respectively, to consider Somalia’s eligibility for debt relief under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative. The Executive Boards commended the authorities’ sustained commitment to economic and institutional reforms under challenging

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Health Minister: Uganda Doesn’t Have Capacity To Handle Coronavirus Despite Shs25bn Budget

Uganda’s Health Minister, Jane Ruth Aceng has revealed that the East African Country has no capacity to handle cases of COVID-2019 commonly known as coronavirus despite Government setting aside Shs25bn to fight the virus within three months. The Minister says Uganda is already strained with outbreak of yellow fever and

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Ecobank Group Enters Cross-Border Remittance Partnership With Alipay

The leading pan-African bank, Ecobank, has signed a cross-border remittance agreement with Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, that aims to bring more inclusive financial services by providing a fast, safe, affordable and convenient way for workers to transfer money back home. The partnership will facilitate instant transfers

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Corona Virus: ‘Ugandan Students Trapped In China Starving, Call For Gov’t Support’

Ugandan students in Wuhan China have revealed that there is general lack of necessities including protective masks/gear, putting them at risk of catching the deadly diseases. The students’ concerns are contained in  a statement tabled before Parliament by Latif Ssebagala (Kawempe North), who said that he had been bombarded by

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