Fin Tech to digitalize milk sales

By ABCafrica reporter Last week, the 3rd FinTech meeting of stakeholders discussed avenues through which milk delivery and sales transactions can be digitalized. The stakeholders say; if this is done, the farmers’ leadership, whose members, especially the cooperatives, are beginning to digitize their financial operations, will do so in droves. The general manager Twezimbe Area Co-operative Enterprise, Ms Rhene Nanziri Bukomeko, said: “Innovations and digitization of our operations are things we all want, but the issue now is the cost involved. She continued: “Our farmers have issues with cost involved…

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Reduce cross-border trade costs to grow regional economies

By Agencies The Second World Customs Organization East and Southern Africa Regional Conference kicked off in Nairobi with delegates from COMESA, IGAD and SADC regions discussing the Impacts and the Implication of the Trade Facilitation Agreement. The World Customs Organization Regional Training Centre (WCO RTC Kenya) hosted the region’s senior delegates in the conference with the aim of progressing the trade facilitation agenda, within the WCO Mercator framework at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies. The conference pulled together countries that included Belgium, Ethiopia, South Africa, Malawi, Rwanda, Australia, Mauritius, Botswana,…

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Compulsory Hepatitis B testing introduced at Kampala University

By Agencies Kampala University will require all its students to undergo Hepatitis B testing and vaccination before they return for the second semester for the 2017/2018 academic. According to a December 06th notice issued by Moses Nyamurasha, the Director Kampala University Luweero Campus, students will only be registered upon presenting a Hepatitis B vaccination certificate. “There is one week tolerance that will be given to everybody as there will be medical officers doing the testing for fresh students around campus for the first two weeks,” reads the notice in part.…

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D light Uganda to transform solar payments with new X-850 Solar System

By Drake Nyamugabwa In the past, if you happened to live far from the grid you had to make do with candles and kerosene lamps. Some of the kerosene lamps had negative side effects due to the fumes emitted as wick burned to emit light. The Head Of Sales, George Kawemba, says that for the customer to access the new Solar X-850 Solar system, they will pay an initial deposit of 90,000/= to access core products and the balance is paid at 2000/ per days for 18 months which he…

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