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My Turn: What if we screened migrants in their own countries?

The Recorder 30 Nov 2022
Every year, the U.S ... These are people fleeing persecution who have been officially recognized as refugees by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and have been vetted by the Department of Homeland Security. They generally wait for years in refugee camps in countries like Kenya, Lebanon, Uganda and Turkey and never come close to the U.S ... border? ... .

Why Britam backed out of Uganda, Tanzania oil pipeline insurance deal

Algeria Times 28 Nov 2022
It is yet to be seen how Britam’s pullout will affect TotalEnergies and China National Offshore Oil Corporation, both of whom have sided with Uganda to publicly defend Eacop as a project that meets IFC’s environmental and social standards, in order to secure financing and insurance coverage for the pipeline.

UNMC's Ali Khan returns to Uganda, continues aiding Ebola response

News-Press Now 25 Nov 2022
Ali Khan of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, left, in Uganda early this month ... Separately, a team from UNMC’s Global Center for Health Security recently returned from Uganda, where members worked with the Ugandan health ministry to try to develop new, sustainable solutions for infection prevention and control during Ebola outbreaks.

Uganda complete 30-team field for World Lacrosse Men's Championship

Inside The Games 24 Nov 2022
The field for next year's World Lacrosse Men's Championship is set after Uganda won the final spot. Uganda overcame Kenya 9-8 after three periods of overtime to secure Africa's place at the tournament in San Diego ... Uganda's triumph brings to an end a qualification process which began at the 2018 World Lacrosse Men's Championship in Israel ... .

Uganda bans phones for 'distracted' jailers during World Cup

Jamaica Observer 23 Nov 2022
KAMPALA, Uganda (AFP) — Ugandan authorities on Monday banned prison staff from using mobile phones during the World Cup, warning inmates might exploit the "excitement" surrounding the football tournament and escape.

How Has Fintech Affected Unbanked Populations?

The Post and Courier 23 Nov 2022
Digital financial solutions have steadily increased global access to banking. Here are the benefits and drawbacks ... The impact of fintech on financial inclusion ... During Covid-19, governments used digital financial services to disperse quick and secure payments to citizens and businesses in Peru, Zambia, Uganda, and Namibia (Agur et al., 2020) ... .

Malaba - DRC Bound Fuel Truck Ambushed, Driven to Mbale

All Africa 22 Nov 2022
Tororo, Uganda -- Using the modern Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System (RECTS), the Uganda Revenue Authority's security team on Friday rescued a fuel truck that had been hijacked by robbers ....

Ugandan security agency issues alert as gun attacks on installations increase 21 Nov 2022
21 (Xinhua) -- The Uganda Prisons Service, in a statement issued here on Monday, urged all its officers to be alert and take the security of guns as a ...

Uganda Securities Exchange Creates New Window for SMEs' Capital Mobilisation

All Africa 20 Nov 2022
Through USE Edaala, USE is seeking to provide a new window through which small and medium enterprises can mobilise capital for long term investment ....

Sharjah Chamber concludes trade mission in Kenya, Uganda

Khaleejtimes 20 Nov 2022
The six-day mission was a hit for the SCCI as it helped explore new areas of commercial and industrial cooperation with Kenya and Uganda in such many vital domains as energy solutions, technology, food security, iron and steel, and agriculture ... He also underscored Uganda's role as ...

From taxi drivers to security guards: the migrant workers in Qatar who football fans might meet

The Observer 20 Nov 2022
As you walk through Doha’s immaculate Hamad International airport almost everyone you meet – from cleaners in the toilets and security guards on patrol, to helpers guiding you through immigration – will be a migrant worker, as 95% of Qatar’s working population is from overseas ... He used the land his family live on as security for the loan.

Ugandan leader says East Africa working to restore order in eastern DR Congo

Xinhua 19 Nov 2022
Museveni, according to a State House statement issued here late on Friday, said this while meeting a visiting UN Security Council delegation ... The UN Security Council delegation is in Uganda, after a similar mission in DRC and Rwanda.

Colchester Hospital deep-cleaned over possible Ebola case

ITV 17 Nov 2022
Dr Meera Chand, director of clinical and emerging infection at the UK Health Security Agency said ... In early October, the UK Health Security Agency said it was monitoring an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda, but there were no confirmed cases in the UK at that time ... .

Getting out of the food-energy-climate crisis

Resilience 17 Nov 2022
... energy giant Total in Uganda and Tanzania is mainly to serve Europe. The EU is even deploying massive funds to beef up security services in Mozambique to protect its gas interests there.[10] These are not one-off blips, that will stop when the war in Ukraine comes to an end.

Experimental Ebola vaccines sent to Uganda as outbreak spreads

The Daily Telegraph 16 Nov 2022
Experimental Ebola vaccines are set to arrive in Uganda next week, the World Health Organization has said, as the deadly outbreak continues to spread ... It recommended that all are included in planned trials in Uganda ... Ebola, Global Health Security, Uganda, Africa, Vaccines ... Ebola, Global Health Security, Uganda, Africa, Vaccines.

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