South Africa to Host African Utility Week 

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The African utility week is to be hosted in South Africa’s city of Cape Town, the organizers have confirmed. They said in a statement that regional collaboration in the power and water sectors, the untapped potential of renewable energy and investment challenges will be top of the agenda at the 15th  African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa conference More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Uganda Vows to Fund AIDS Treatment At All Cost

  President Yoweri Museveni has said government will fund AIDS treatment for its people with or without foreign aid even if it means diverting money meant for the roads to the cause. “We shall fund our AIDS More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, November 28th, 2014
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Tanzanian Authorities Refutes Plans to Evict Masai Tribesmen

The government of United Republic of Tanzania has refuted allegations that it wants to evict 40,000 Masai tribesmen and sell off the land on which they live to a tycoon from the Middle East. The Masai,who are nomadic, More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Tanzanian Telecommunications Company Pay Profit Mobile Money Users

Tanzania’s telecommunications company called TIGO Tanzania has become the first mobile money service in the world to pay profit to its users. Tigo announced today the first of its regular quarterly payments More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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President Museveni Commissions Multimillion Dollar Poultry Facility in Semuto

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has commended Mr. Alykhan Hudani and his family for locating a modern poultry industry in Semuto, Luweero District. Speaking during the ceremony of the commissioning of More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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African Airline Association Gets New President

At the close of the 46th general meeting of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA), organized by Air Algérie Mrs. Fatima Beyina-Moussa, managing director of ECAir (Equatorial Congo Airlines) has been named president More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, November 24th, 2014
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Maid Tortures Baby, UNICEF Condemns Act

A house maid in Uganda severely tortured a one and a half year old child in Uganda not knowing that the parents had placed a CTV camera in the house. The maid, identified as Jolly Tumuhiirwe beat up the baby and More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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President Kiir and His Rival Agree on Peace

The president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and the leader of rebels fighting his government,Riek Machar have agreed to end the fighting that started on Dec. 15, 2013. The fighting has led to over 1.5 people to flee More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Late Mozambique President Remembered Through New Army School in Uganda

Samora Machel, the former president of Botswana who died in a plane clash in 1986 has been remembered through naming a new army training school in Uganda. The training school was officially opened by the president More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, November 3rd, 2014
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Qatar and Sudan Sign Agreement

Sudan’s Defense Minister Abdel Rahim Hussein signed a military cooperation agreement with his Qatari counterpart Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah in Doha over the weekend. A statement issued by Sudan government said that More...