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Regional industrialisation: when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) argues that Uganda, like other African countries, needs to foster a higher level of industrial development to drive its economic transformation read more

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MTN Uganda successfully launches 4G LTE Network in Uganda making it the first in East Africa

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“Water utilities have come to realise there is an urgent need to conserve energy if they want to break even.”

Interview with Sarah M. Tibatemwa, Africa Director at the International Water Association and speaker in the water track at African Utility Week 2013. read more

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Breast Cancer More Aggressive in Men

Uganda Health Marketing Group (UHMG) works through private institutions to improve the quality of life in rural and urban poor communities of Uganda. UHMG works towards increasing access to affordable quality health solutions in malaria, HIV/AIDS, family planning and maternal and child health interventions. read more

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MTN Uganda sponsors Kampala Club Chairman’s Club

MTN Uganda has today launched the 2013 edition of the Chairman’s Cup, making it the 12th year that the telecom giant has sponsored the tournament. read more

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MTN Marathon 9th Edition proceeds Award

Kampala, Uganda

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: “MTN.” As of 30 September 2012, MTN recorded 183 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. read more

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Uganda: Giving Women tools to build their ideas and join the internet playground

The internet was built by and for boys. As a girl, one feels like lacking the vocabulary to access it. Building software services and applications is now cheaper, faster and easier than before yet women’s visions are underrepresented. read more

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African Water Facility to Support Access of Urban Poor to Sanitation in Uganda

 

TUNIS, Tunisia, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Water Facility offered a 1 million euro grant to the Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) to support their Kawempe Urban Poor Sanitation Improvement Project (KUPSIP). The project is designed to provide affordable and sustainable sanitation services to over 100,000 urban poor living in the Kawempe Municipality, in Kampala, Uganda. read more

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FONCIER : succès de la manifestation régionale à Kampala / 17-18 Janvier 2013 (Speke Resort, Munyonyo – Kampala, Ouganda)

KAMPALA, Ouganda, janvier 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Le consortium chargé de la réalisation du projet DeSILISoR en Ouganda (Conception, Fourniture, mise en œuvre du Système d’information foncier et sécurisation des titres fonciers) a organisé les 17 et 18 janvier 2013 une conférence régionale à Kampala dans le domaine foncier sur le thème : read more

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Bikers ride of 15, 000 km for Quality Education for South Africa is coming to a close

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

The story of the four bikers Rosca de Waal, Peter Pretorius, Gerhard de Waal and Oscar de Waal is inspiring. read more

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The MTN Kampala Marathon 2012 successfully raised over UShs. 300 million to provide clean and safe water to Bududa

The 9th successfully completed MTN Kampala Marathon 2012 which took place on Sunday, 25th November brought together participants from both Uganda and a number of neighbouring countries. This year’s marathon was special in that it saw more winners of the top prizes from Uganda. read more

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IMF Concludes Staff Mission to Uganda

 

KAMPALA, Uganda, November 6, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ – An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team visited Kampala from October 24 to November 6, 2012 to carry out discussions with the Ugandan authorities for the fifth review of their IMF-supported economic and financial program. The mission met with Hon. Maria Kiwanuka, Minister of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development, and Professor Emanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor of the Bank of Uganda, as well as other senior government officials, development partners, and representatives of the private sector and civil society. read more

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Uganda parliamentarians in Arusha, hold talks with EALA speaker

ARUSHA, Tanzania, February 15, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — National Assemblies have a fundamental role to play in ensuring the integration process remains on track, the Speaker of the EALA, the Rt. Hon. Abdirahin Abdi said yesterday when he met with a delegation of Parliamentarians from Uganda read more

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International Contact Group on Somalia 5-6 February 2012, Djibouti / Final Communiqué

DJIBOUTI, Djibouti, February 6, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The 21st meeting of the International Contact Group (ICG) on Somalia was held under the chairmanship of the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, Dr Augustine Mahiga, from 5-6 February 2012 in Djibouti. Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf of the Republic of Djibouti, Speaker Shariif Hassan Sheikh Aden of the Transitional Federal Parliament of the Republic of Somalia, Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohamed Ali of the Transitional Federal Government of the Republic of Somalia, President Abdirahman Mohamed Mohamud (Farole) of the Puntland State of Somalia, President Mohamed Ahmed Alin of the Galmudug State of Somalia, Abdilkader Moallim Noor of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jama’a and the African Union High Representative for Somalia President Jerry Rawlings addressed the meeting. read more

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