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Uganda: Two tech Students launches Tourism web Portal

In a bid to deepen tourism in Africa, two tech-oriented students from Makerere University have launched a pan African tourism news portal that enlists over 50 African countries. The portal dubbed www.safariants.com is making headways in the tourism industry on the continent for its innovative way of packaging all the strategic tourist attraction features in Africa. This […]

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Uganda: Engineers Without Borders partner local group for Gwase Water Project

This will be the first project for the newly formed Engineers Without Borders New Hampshire USA Professionals Chapter. The non-profit humanitarian organization partners with communities to design and build sustainable engineering projects involving water supply, water treatment, construction, sanitation, energy, agriculture and other needs. In November 2015, the local engineers applied to work on the […]

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Uganda: Nigeria E&P firms bid for Albertine Graben area Oil Block licensing round

Three Nigerian oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) companies were among seven prospective bidders shortlisted to participate in the maiden oil licensing bid round for oil blocks approved by the Ugandan government. The Ugandan Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development said it received bids from interested investors for the six blocks located in the […]

Children living in Uganda's Kosovo slum

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Uganda Marks Africa Day for School Feeding

Uganda, yesterday joined the rest of Africa to celebrate the first Africa Day for School Feeding. The day recognizes the immense value of home-grown school feeding to enhancing retention and performance of children in school, its contribution to boosting income generation and entrepreneurship in communities. The event was celebrated on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Boarding […]

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Uganda: Elections to use 1st ever Biometric Verification Equipment

Uganda’s electoral commission plans to meet with representatives of the country’s eight presidential candidates, political parties and stakeholders to explain its decision to use a biometric system to verify voters in the February 18 general election. This would be the first time that the electoral body employs a biometric system, which uses human body characteristics […]