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How mobile money masked Ugandans against covid-19

How mobile money masked Ugandans against covid-19

AFRICA, Business, EALA, EAST AFRICA, International Hospital Kampala, Media, MTN, TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA, UN Human RiGHTS, World Bank, World Health Organization
Mobile money was the proverbial financial mask shiedling the entire country when movement was at its lowest and fear of infection at its highest. The life altering announcement by President Museveni limiting movement of people around the country and closing the nation’s borders to the world meant that people could not travel to take or receive money and food to their loved ones.  So for many, mobile money was the saving grace that even with the looming danger of a deadly virus, their loved ones far away would have access to money to pay for food, shelter and medicine. Benjamin Mukasa’s female friend in Mukono worked at a saloon in downtown Kampala. At the onset of the unprecedented lockdown, stranded without the privilege to move to friends, destitute of money, the y...
INTEGRATING FOR SERVICE DELIVERY: UPDF VACCINATE CHURCH LEADERS AGAINST COVID 19

INTEGRATING FOR SERVICE DELIVERY: UPDF VACCINATE CHURCH LEADERS AGAINST COVID 19

AFRICA, COVID-19, EALA, EAST AFRICA, EUROPEAN UNION, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, International Hospital Kampala, International Medical Group, Ministry Of Health, UGANDA, Uganda Red Cross, UPDF, USA, WORLD, World Health Organization
A team of the Uganda people's defense forces led by Lt A.W Mugonyi in collaboration with the ministry of health have today carried  out a covid-19 vaccination campaign aiming at vaccinating church leaders, their families and their followers at City of the loard church in Bwaise, Kalerwe. The UPDF was invited by ministry of health to give Manpower back up and expertise in the covid-19 vaccination, The activity was blessed by the overseer of Kawempe pentacostal churches Bishop Peter Mutebi who appreciated the Uganda People's Defense Forces and the Ministry of Health for taking the church into consideration.The campaign had a target of vaccinating over 500 church members and the people from the neighborhood today and it ended up cataring for all group of people from 18years and above....
MTN Uganda Supporting Julius to Live his Programmer Dream

MTN Uganda Supporting Julius to Live his Programmer Dream

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, EDUCATION, HEALTH, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, International Hospital Kampala, International Medical Group, Ministry Of Health, MTN, South Africa, TECHNOLOGY, UGANDA, World Health Organization, Youth
Many people go through life guessing what their passion is only to find out much later or resign to fate after a vain soul searching. However, when a team from the Uganda Communication Commission visited Julius Tusingwire’s primary school and offered them a computer training session, a bond between the young Asingwire and computers was made right there and then. Julius Tusingwire is one of the winners in the MTN for good campaign that was launched early 2020.Courtesy Photo. “Computers are my passion and I love using them to solve problems.” Declares a jolly Asingwire who doesn’t clearly know how he became a health practitioner. Julius Tusingwire is one of the winners in the MTN for good campaign that was launched early 2020. In this campaign, MTN Uganda sought to awaken youths to...
Happy Women’s Day- S.African President Cyril Ramaphosa

Happy Women’s Day- S.African President Cyril Ramaphosa

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, EUROPEAN UNION, HEALTH, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, International Hospital Kampala, NRM, POLITICS, PRAU, South Africa, UGANDA, UN Human RiGHTS, WORLD, World Bank
• Monday, 8 March 2021 • Dear Fellow South African, Today is International Women’s Day. For more than a century, this day has been celebrated across the world as part of the struggle to realise women’s rights in the social, political, legal, reproductive, health and other spheres. The Women’s Charter, which was drawn up in 1994, notes that at the heart of women’s marginalisation in South Africa are the attitudes and practices that “confine women to the domestic arena, and reserve for men the arena where political power and authority reside”. There can be no meaningful progress for women if our society continues to relegate women to ‘traditional’ professions, occupations or roles, while it is mainly men who sit on decision-making structures. Fittingly, the theme of t...
We are partners in a common cause, President Kenyatta woos foreign diplomats

We are partners in a common cause, President Kenyatta woos foreign diplomats

AFRICA, Business, Diplomats, EAST AFRICA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, International Hospital Kampala, KDF, KENYA, Kenyan Parliament, POLITICS, WORLD
NAIROBI, 4th March 2021 (PSCU) - President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked foreign diplomats serving in Kenya to continue partnering with the Government in advancing shared global aspirations. - President Uhuru Kenyatta makes his remarks at State House, Nairobi during this year's annual Presidential briefing to the diplomatic corps.   "Today we are meeting as partners in a common cause - to forge a shared vision as we advance progress in Kenya and globally. - President Uhuru Kenyatta makes his remarks at State House, Nairobi during this year's annual Presidential briefing to the diplomatic corps "As friends, partners and allies we are more successful when we understand each other’s vision and aspirations, and work together to fulfil it," the President said. - President Uhuru Kenya...
IMG, MTN partner to provide telemedicine services

IMG, MTN partner to provide telemedicine services

AFRICA, Business, EAST AFRICA, HUMAN INTEREST STORIES, INTERNATIONAL, International Hospital Kampala, International Medical Group, MTN, South Africa, UGANDA
3rd March, 2021. Kampala- International Medical Group (IMG) the parent company of International Hospital Kampala (IHK) and International Medical Center (IMC) together with MTN Uganda have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a digital approach to medical access across the country. Speaking at the launch held at the International Diagnostics Center (IDC), the IMG Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Sukhmeet Sandhu said, “As International Medical Group, our mission is to improve standards of healthcare in Uganda through innovation, applied research, education and community-based services. As a result of the fast rise of the digital era, impact of COVID 19 and strategic partnerships like the one we have launched today with MTN, we are now able to realize this dream an...