Uganda’s Gorilla Baby Boom Gives Hope To An Endangered Species
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Uganda’s Gorilla Baby Boom Gives Hope To An Endangered Species
"Mountain gorillas, one of the world’s most endangered species, received a boost in Uganda after the nation’s wildlife conservation agency discovered three new-born in as many months, adding to the growing population after years of decline in its population"
Uganda threatens DRC after deadly clash over alleged illegal fishing. It's the first fatal exchange between the neighbors over Lake Albert fishing grounds.
"Tensions are escalating between Uganda and neighboring DR Congo after four Ugandan policemen were killed last weekend by suspected DRC soldiers"
Kenya's big vision for a ‘coalition of the willing (CoW)’ agreement with Uganda and Rwanda to build a major rail line and oil pipeline that would invigorate and open up East Africa's economy may be going up in smoke as its partners look elsewhere for more economically pragmatic paths to achieve their goals. First it wa
"Kenya’s big vision for a ‘coalition of the willing (CoW)’ agreement with Uganda and Rwanda may be going up in smoke."
The decision means that Kenya could end up paying RVR for lost business due to the operationalization of the SGR line.
"The Rift Valley Railways has lost the priority to run the newly built standard gauge railway in Kenya"
Faced with serious social, economic and political issues at home and abroad, the president must make the right moves to leave a lasting legacy.
"What will President Museveni do differently between now and 2021, when his new mandate expires?"
The gas pipeline is the latest move to deepen commercial ties between Tanzania and Uganda.
"East Africa is a new hotspot for hydrocarbons exploration after substantial oil deposits were found in Uganda and major gas reserves discovered in Tanzania and Mozambique."
Uganda's Bwindi impenetrable forest national park is home to an estimated 320 mountain gorillas - a signature attraction for Uganda's tourism industry. This is roughly half of the world's mountain gorillas.
Uganda's Bwindi forest has roughly half of the world's mountain gorillas.
The Singaporean minister of state for trade and industry has advised Uganda not to be excited by the potential prospects the oil industry seems to present.
The Singaporean trade minister advises Uganda not to be excited by the potential prospects the oil industry seems to present.
Opinion - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is usually a very jolly man. But at the 13th Northern Corridor Infrastructure Summit held at the weekend in Munyonyo, Kampala, he appeared to be the opposite of his usual self.
Ugandan technocrats knew clearly and very early enough, after several feasibility studies, that nothing worked in Kenya's favour.
The coming decades will bring massive population growth, but resources to plan for that growth are scarce.
In Uganda's Jinja town, the local municipality one town planner has become a a jack of all trades. Engineers are also in short supply.
Uganda said on Tuesday the cost of pumping its crude oil via a pipeline through Tanzania will be capped at $12.20 per barrel although the two had yet to agree a final levy in a project likely to be a public private partnership.
"When asked what key considerations had gone into Uganda's decision to pick Tanzania for the route, Muloni said: "A project cost of $3.55 billion and a (transit) tariff of not more than $12.2 per barrel ... those were the considerations."
Google’s parent company misses Wall Street targets for Q1 profit and revenue as it spends more to build traffic for its mobile advertising services.
"Alphabet's consolidated revenue rose to $20.26 billion from $17.26 billion, slightly below the $20.37 billion analyst consensus."
From the Garden Route of South Africa to the Nile River in Uganda, here are the best places for bungee jumping in Africa.
"From the Garden Route of South Africa to the Nile River in Uganda, here are the best places for bungee jumping in Africa. "
Government convinced its efforts to persuade Uganda would not succeed.
"Kenya will construct its own pipeline to transport crude oil from the Lake Turkana Basin to Lamu for export, it has emerged."
‘A few years ago, wearing African prints was the preserve of our mothers… But today people are proud of their heritage.’
"A few years ago, wearing African prints was the preserve of our mothers… But today people are proud of their heritage.’"
Decision follows six months of a stable Central Bank Rate set at 17 per cent in October 2015 in response to severe shilling depreciation.
"Uganda's central bank cut its benchmark policy rate by one per cent to 16 per cent last week in an attempt to reverse the stagnation of the economy experienced over the past years."
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"Lace up your boots and choose your trail! These are some of the most interesting hiking trails in the world that challenge both your physical and mental strength."
The EAX seeks to consolidate its operations in the East African Community.
"The East Africa Exchange has delayed setting up operations in Uganda due to the country’s recent General Election. This delay will lock out smallholder farmers from access to structured agricultural and financial markets."
It seems to me as if right now the decision about when he steps down is entirely in Museveni’s hands.
"It seems to me as if right now the decision about when he steps down is entirely in Museveni’s hands. Which leads to another important question: What would happen if he stood down today?"
The new capital inflows are due to private foreign equity and fund companies seeking benefits of a diversified institutional portfolio that the region
"The value of private equity deals in East Africa rose to $152 million last year, tripling from $52 million in 2014, with investors searching for better yields amid global market volatility and slowing economic growth."
While many people speak English in East Africa, there will likely be times when tourists encounter only Swahili. Knowing some Swahili is helpful, especially if you’re planning to travel around Mombasa and other coastal areas. While you don’t have to pronounce all the key phrases perfectly, just the simple effort of trying is sure to please the people you’re communicating with. Here are some helpful Swahili phrases for travelers in East Africa.
"While many people speak English in East Africa, there will likely be times where tourists encounter only those who speak Swahili. Here are some helpful Swahili phrases for travelers in East Africa."
It is too late to keep wooing Uganda over the pipeline partnership deal
"I think President Uhuru Kenyatta is at risk of being taken on a runaround by a very experienced and cunning African dictator, Mr Yoweri Kaguta Museveni."