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His Excellency, Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda to Open Major Oil and Gas Summit

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Building on the success of its 2nd edition in 2016 which saw over 350 attendees, UIOGS 2017 will again demonstrate the importance of Uganda’s exciting oil and gas industry His Excellency, President Yoweri K. Museveni has been confirmed to again give the keynote and welcoming address at the 3rd Uganda …

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Power Africa Partners U.S. African Development Foundation and GE Announce Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda

Ambassador Malac, Power Africa Coordinator Andrew Herscowitz and Hon. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, award CEO of CODE Uganda. USADF

Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development Uganda Limited (CODE) will each be awarded a grant of $100,000 to expand their renewable energy enterprises to reach women beneficiaries The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE (www.GE.com), is proud to announce …

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Handover of buildings: Living and working for the protection of the Serengeti

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Joint Press Release by the Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Tanzania National Parks, the German Embassy Dar es Salaam, KfW, and Frankfurt Zoological Society On Tuesday August 22, 2017, the German Ambassador in Tanzania, H.E. Dr. Detlef Wächter, presented newly constructed office and staff buildings in Fort Ikoma …

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Total and CNOOC Lead as Knowledge Partners and Principal Sponsors at Uganda’s International Oil & Gas Summit

Irene Muloni at the Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit

UIOGS 2017 Continues to Build Momentum as International Support Grows Total and CNOOC Limited have confirmed their support for the 3rd Uganda International Oil & Gas Summit (UIOGS) 2017 (www.UIOGS.com), partnering as lead sponsors and co-hosts to the event when it returns 27-28th September at the Hotel Serena, Kampala. Hosted …

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UNITAR Leadership and Entrepreneurship Programme for 25 South Sudanese Professional Begins in Juba


The UNITAR South Sudan Fellowship Programme: Entrepreneurship and Leadership Youth Training 2017 Cycle begins with an Workshop I: Orientation on 7 August at UNITAR’s Juba office, located in the UNDP compound, Juba, South Sudan. The Orientation Workshop will be followed by Workshop I, to be held from 16 – 20 …

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New Livestock Traceability System Launched


Fully implemented, the system will help to gather information regarding source/origin of the animal, type of husbandry, and management system in place resulting in quality products for consumers and increased incomes of farmers With the financial and technical support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Livestock …

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SAP Skills for Africa launches first East African chapter with participation from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Ethiopia


* First true East African class as group includes graduates from Uganda and Ethiopia. * All 55 graduates will be placed at partner and customer organisations who have already committed to graduate intake.   SAP Skills for Africa today launched its first-ever East African programme at an event held in …

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IFC and WFP Collaborate to Finance Smallholder Farmers in Rwanda and Tanzania


The initiatives with KCB Bank Rwanda Limited and CRDB Bank PLC in Tanzania are part of the Farm to Market Alliance, a multi-stakeholder platform established in 2016, of which IFC and WFP are global members, to create agriculture value chains that secure sizeable local and international demand for produce from …

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Expanding opportunities for Somalia’s youth as the Somali National University gets back its main campus

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The campus had been used by different militaries, and secured by the Burundi contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) as a battalion headquarters for more than ten years UNICEF has welcomed the handover of the Somali National University’s main campus to the Federal Government as an important …

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