[Monitor] Kampala -Government of Uganda Monday signed a deal with Microsoft Corporation which will ensure collaboration between the two parties in enhancing innovation and skills in the country’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector.
IN A HOUSE in central Dakar three Chinese men stand behind a glass screen.
[Deutsche Welle] Vaccinations save lives, but African countries almost always have to import the necessary serums.
GETAHUN SHUMULO is what the Ethiopian government calls a “model farmer”. In the past he would toss seeds at random over his fields near Butajira, in the arable south. These days, using a plastic bottle in which he has cut a small hole, he plants them in pencil-straight lines.
[East African] Uganda is reportedly seeking an explanation from Export Development Canada (EDC) for its decision to pull out of the funding deal for the acquisition of four Bombardier jets for its national carrier.
[East African] Kenyan miners have warned that potential investors in the country’s mining sector may shelve their investment plans due to provisions of the Mining Act 2016 that they say are not conducive to doing business in the country.
[Monitor] Kampala -The National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has attributed the water shortage in parts of Kampala at the weekend to a network failure on the supply system at Centenary Park.
[Monitor] Sheema -The government has pledged to enrol more older persons on Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) scheme, provide the relevant drugs and medicines and possibly have them represented in parliament.
[Monitor] Kampala -The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Ms Betty Aol Ochan, yesterday decried the infighting among opposition actors as she launched an outreach to charm peers in the struggle to remove President Museveni from power.
[IPS] Maputo -’Think Bigger’, urge the colourful posters on the walls of Ideario, an innovation hub in Chamanculo, a modest neighbourhood in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. The message is right on target for the new female trainees, eager eyes glued to laptop screens as they learn internet and computer skills.