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Africa’s Millionaires | Young, Successful, African & from Uganda – Ashish Thakkar, CEO of Mara Group – Forbes Magazine

Forbes Magazine — Ashish Thakkar is only 29, but in less than two decades, the Ugandan-born maverick entrepreneur has accomplished what only few attain in their lifetime. Thakkar began his entrepreneurial journey over 15 ...


Forbes Africa | The Ten Most Innovative Companies In Africa

FORBES recently published its annual list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies. For some reason, Africa was not represented on the list. So when FORBES writer Samantha Sharf did a story on the Ten Most Innovative Companie...



Forbes Magazine | Five Ugandan Multi-Millionaires You Should Know

Forbes — Later in November, FORBES will publish its second annual ranking of the 40 Richest People in Africa. A lot of research has gone into the making of this list and this year, we’ve uncovered several hidden holders...



The East African | Umeme pulls a first, launches regional IPO

By Emmanuel Were The EastAfrican IN SUMMARY The $68.4 million offer will see Actis, the London-based private equity firm sell a 38.3 per cent stake in Umeme to the general public. Actis owns 100 per cent of the electricity dist...


Life in the Diaspora ~ Top 10 Richest US Cities: Washington, D.C., Takes The Top Spot

The richest city in the United States is currently Washington, D.C., according to a recent report by 24/7 Wall Street. After pouring over US Census data, it was determined that the nation’s capitol has the highest average in...



Job Opportunity | Eskom Uganda Seeks a Qualified Ugandan in the Diaspora to fill a Postion of Technical Director

Eskom Uganda is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eskom Enterprises South Africa and is registered as a limited liability company in Uganda. The company generates 60% of Uganda’s electrical energy, operates within a framework of t...



Emirates Airlines launches Daily Flights from Washington. D.C to Entebbe, Uganda

Emirates Airlines has commenced daily flights between Entebbe and Washington Dulles International Airport according to Khalid Alzarouni, the Emirates Country Manager Uganda. Alzarouni noted that Ugandans had significant busines...


The Economist | Ethiopian Airlines dares to Dream

The Economist — AFRICA’S booming aviation industry reached another landmark in August when Ethiopian Airlines became the first carrier outside Japan to operate the Boeing 787 Dreamliner (pictured), a state-of-the-art pa...



Dreams Become Destinations | The 1st Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner Makes Its Maiden Flight To Entebbe – “First African!”

By Ronnie Mayanja and Agencies – Ethiopian Airlines, became the first airline in the world outside Japan to operate the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.  In what was a long but worthwhile wait on a Tuesday August 21st  evening th...


Forbes Magazine | Twenty Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more. We can figure this out together. Let’s get started. 1. Ignore the future, deal with the present. The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is w...



HSBC | Political stability and reforms underpin sub-Saharan growth – Focus on Nigeria, Kenya & Uganda

Sub-Saharan Africa, long marred by political instability, conflicts and an uncertain business environment, is making an impressive leap forward thanks to an improving political backdrop and an eagerness to undertake structural ...



Travel | Dreams Become Destinations! Rotating Routes for First Ethiopian Dreamliner – Arrival at Entebbe August 21st!

Ethiopian Airlines, which will be the first airline in the world outside Japan to operate the Boeing 787 Dreamliner,  is pleased to announce rotating destinations, primarily in Africa, for its 1st Dreamliner. The 1st Ethiopi...


Conservation Drive in Western Uganda: Plant trees, get paid

BUSHENYI/HOIMA,  (IRIN) – At least 2,500 farmers in the western districts of Uganda are earning extra cash to boost their livelihoods by planting trees alongside their crops in a scheme that is helping to sequester carbo...



Re: Made In China | China’s goods burden Africa’s producers – Washington Post

LAGOS, Nigeria — From the edge of Lagos Island, you have a clear view of the giant cargo ships coming in to dock. Walk a few blocks away from the water to Balogun market, and you’ll see where some containers’ contents end...



Real Estate News | Angola’s Chinese-Built Ghost Town – A New Phenomenon in Africa is Large Empty Housing Estates – BBC Report

The ghost towns of China, Ireland and Spain – full of large empty house estates – may be a phenomenon that is on its way to Africa.Built for people who never move in, they leave those who did with a worthless proper...


Tech News | Become A Ugandan Shilling Billionaire With Smartphone Apps In Africa

A Forbes Report: OK, admittedly, become a billionaire in Ugandan Shillings with smartphone apps but that’s still real money: $375,000 in Uganda is serious money in fact: you’d normally have to go into politics to have a hop...



The Washington Post | China pledges $20 billion dollars in credit to Africa over the next 3 years

BEIJING — Chinese President Hu Jintao on Thursday pledged to African governments $20 billion in credit over the next three years and called for more China-Africa coordination in international affairs to defend against the “...


Uganda Housing | Woodstone Apartments, Mutungo Hill

MUTUNGO HILL ~ SERVICED APARTMENTS WoodStone Apartments located at Mutungo Hill, boasts of 4 no. fully furnished apartments (1 no. One bedroom, 2 no. Two bedroom and 1 no. Two bedroom – luxury option). Only 8 kilometres o...



Press Release | Ethiopian Airlines to Celebrate Inaugural Flight to Toronto – 16 July, 2012

Ethiopian Airlines will be hosting a ceremony on Monday July 16, 2012 at the VIP Salon of Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in celebration of its milestone inaugural flight to Toronto scheduled on the same day. The ceremon...



The Monitor Newspaper – Uganda needs strategic national Diaspora development policy

At least 10 per cent of Uganda’s population of 30 million live and work abroad. This translates into a formidable engine of direct foreign exchange remittances to lubricate the country’s development machinery. According to ...


The First Uganda Diaspora Infrastructure Development workshop held In Dallas/Hurst, Texas.

The Hurst Convention Center in Hurst, [a city within the Dallas Fort Worth-DFW metroplex] Texas was the venue of the first Ugandan Diaspora Infrastructure Development workshop sponsored by the world bank in conjunction with the...






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