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Africa’s Recovery Remains Uneven, More Resources Are Needed -African Dev’t Bank Report

President Akinwumi Adesina   An African Development Bank report released Thursday shows that the institution was pivotal in 2021, delivering timely investments that are helping millions of Africans overcome the unprecedented challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.   Published annually for the past 12 years, the Annual Development Effectiveness Review

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2021 Polls: EC, Attorney General To Meet Parliament’s Legal Committee Over Names Saga

Legislators consulting before commencement of the Wednesday, 23 September 2020 plenary. The House has given the Attorney General and Electoral Commission a tight deadline to resolve the name saga ahead of the 2021 general elections Parliament has tasked the Attorney General and the Electoral Commission (EC) to appear before the

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2021 Elections: Here’s The Company EC Has Awarded Shs83bn Biometric System Deal

Electronic voting is still seen by many as a thing of the future. However, there are experts in the field with experience in digital elections that Uganda’s Electoral Commission has awarded the contract to electronically manage the 2021 general elections. Smartmatic International Holding B.V is the company that beat GENKEY,

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IMF Chiefs Say Africa’s Recovery Needs Billions & Reforms

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva Sub-Saharan Africa will need hundreds of billions of dollars and reforms that bring change for a resilient recovery from the damage wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, according to the International Monetary Fund. Support from the international community that includes stepped-up debt relief, financing and capacity

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