Flydubai Airline to Fly to Rwanda, Burudi, and Uganda

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  Dubai-based airline company, Flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80. A statement released today by Flydubai said that with the launch of flights in September 2014 to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali in Rwanda, Flydubai More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Lawyers Launch Afriwise Consult

Two renown South African lawyers, Steven De Backer and Olivier Binyingo, recently launched Afriwise consult  to offer clients a more holistic consulting approach and access to genuine on-the-ground expertise in More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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IGAD Condemns the Death of Monitor in South Sudan

IGAD has condemned the death of one of its ceasefire monitors in Bentiu in the hands of forces allied to the Sudan People Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/A-IO). A statement issued by IGAD said that More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Visits Uganda to Discuss Conflict in His Country

  South Sudan president, Salva Kiir today visited Uganda and held talks with president Yoweri Museveni about the conflict in his country. A statement issued by Uganda’s deputy presidential press secretary,Lindah More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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President Museveni Advises Africans on Cultural Issues

  President Yoweri Museveni has urged cultural leaders and the elites in Uganda and Africa at large to audit cultural practices in society and identify those that can be retained and modernized. “African More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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There is Growth of Middle Class in Africa

Africa has experienced substantial growth in its middle class over the past 14 years, according to a study by Standard Bank. The report, entitled ‘Understanding Africa’s Middle Class’ found there are 15 More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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MoboFree.com Social Marketplace Leads in Africa

  MoboFree.com, the Nigerian based leading African social marketplace, today announced that the total volume of items currently for sale in its marketplace is worth $526 million and is expected to reach $1.5 More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Sub-Saharan Africa’s Future is Bright

CEOs around the world are increasingly recognizing the untapped potential of sub-Saharan Africa. This is driven by Africa’s unparalleled demographic edge or demographic dividend. By 2040, Africa is expected to More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Issues of Women are Similar Worldwide

Former Ugandan Vice President Dr. Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe told Somali Women Parliamentarians that issues of women are the same irrespective of whichever tribe they originate from. She was opening a workshop organized More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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African Leaders Commit to End Hunger by 2025

African Union Commission has said in a statement that Africa’s leaders meeting in Addis-Ababa unanimously agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 with the signing of the Malabo Declaration at the More...