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What’s Trending? #BackToSchool In South Africa The school term in South Africa has commenced, and many excited parents are taking to social media to post about their children’s significant milestone, which is their first day of school. Africa.com [...]

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Uganda Speeds Visa Issuance And Strengthens Border Security With Gemalto Visa Management System

The world leader in digital security, is supplying Uganda’s Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control (DCIC) with its Coesys Visa Management that combines swift issuance of all visas and permits with biometric enrollment upon arrival. Gemalto is supporting the new solution with integration, deployment, maintenance and training for Ugandan immigration [...]

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#6 This Is Tipped To Be East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant

The Soroti Solar plant is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and is expected to generate clean, sustainable electricity to 40,000 households. Source: Ventures Africa

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The Importance of African Storytelling in Film

Films such as Amistad, 12 Years a Slave, Blood Diamond, Tsotsi, and the most recent Queen of Katwe; have gone on global screens, showing the often distorted African story with authenticity and dignity. It's an exciting time for African storytelling on the big screen. The most recent offering is Queen [...]

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#10 – How Elderly People In Uganda Are Making Their Dreams Come True

When the project launched in 2010, many people were sceptical; the $10 monthly grant per household was seen as too little. However, evidence suggests the small amounts are having a big impact. Read More >> Source: The Guardian

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#7 – All Systems Go For The Uganda-Tanzania Pipeline

The construction of the pipeline will start in January and will export Ugandan crude oil to the international market. The project is due to be complete in 2020. Read More >> Source: New Africa Business News

#10 – Did You Know That Uganda Is The Best Place For Refugees?

A report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says the country is the best for those seeking asylum. Read More >> Source: BBC

#3 – Did You Know That Uganda Is The Best Place For Refugees?

A report by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says the country is the best for those seeking asylum. Read More >> Source: BBC

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#2 – The Tale Of Two Presidents In Uganda

Uganda’s main opposition, Forum for Democratic Change, says it will hold an alternative inauguration of opposition candidate Kizza Besigye on Thursday. That is the same day that President Yoweri Museveni, will be sworn in for another term. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America

#9 – How Is Uganda Connected To The SWIFT Scandal?

It turns out the heist that moved about $100 million from Bangladesh’s account at the New York Fed to accounts in Sri Lanka and the Philippines has an antecedent. Read More >> Source: Wall Street Journal

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