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Economy of Uganda is expected to grow strongly in medium term with or without first oil production

At first, the government projected that the first commercial oil from the Albertine Graben would be produced in 2020. However, Eng Irene Muloni, Energy Minister, stated that "the 2020 timeline would be taken ahead to 2020 as the joint venture partners Total.


Muloni further said that, "the final investment decision could be made in the first quarter of 2019 and the first oil in 2022."


Nisan Group of Africa committed to development of Africa

Nissan Group of Africa Director of Sales and Operations, Jim Dando stated that "We are committed to Africa, decentralising our operations and appointing automotive business leaders of this character to head up these regions".

Nissan Group of Africa recently moved the continent into three different regions: Central, East and West Africa, in accordance with the global automotive


Innovative data helping Africa to improve primary healthcare delivery

According to the World Health Organisation, primary healthcare involves allowing people at communities at the low level to understand health challenges that are difficult to achieving health-related Sustainable Development Goals.


Application of innovative data is also helping four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa in order to improve primary healthcare delivery.


Tanzania Food and Drug Authority reached level 3 of WHO Benchmarking Programme

To strengthen their regulatory functions, Tanzania Food and Drug Authority (TFDA) and the Zanzibar Food and Drug Agency (ZFDA) benchmarking  was done in May by a team of Technical officers from WHO HQ and Country Offices and experts from some countries in Africa and Europe as The World Health Organization (WHO) plays a important role in supporting countries in strengthening their necessary systems and promoting fair access to quality, safe, efficacious, and affordable medical products and health products.


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