Tag Archives: Uganda

Uganda: The long arms of international institutions

  Over the last few days I have been watching a conversation on Twitter between some of the Ugandans I follow. The conversation appeared to be a protest about something the electric supplier @UmemeLtd  in Uganda had or had not done to annoy … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day: The Thing About Women

Last Saturday 2 March 2013, I convened a meeting in Kampala the capital of Uganda, to explore the business case for women as part of global supply chains . The panelists were some of the most successful business women and executives … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap for African Women In Business

Bridging the Gap for African Women in Business meeting is convened by Ida Horner of Ethnic Supplies and the Trustees of the Charity Let Them Help Themselves out of Poverty a community development and UK Registered, ahead of International Women’s … Continue reading

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Uganda@50- Is there any good news out there?

Uganda celebrates its Golden Jubilee today that is 50 years of independence from the British Government. A lot has gone wrong over those 50 years and it is very easy to write off a country by focusing on what is … Continue reading

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Uganda at 50: The Condition of Ugandan Women

  On 9/10/2012 Uganda will celebrate 50 years of independence from the British Government. In these series of Uganda at 50, I will give you a glimpse of life in Uganda today. In today’s post are a few facts about … Continue reading

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Ugandans act for Ugandan victims of landslides

Please help us help them by making a donation at   A few days ago I became aware of an effort by Ugandan youth who are mobilising fellow Ugandans to aid the victims of the mudslides in Bududa NE Uganda … Continue reading

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Ugandan and American girls party via twitter

The year has barely got under way and in my world this promises to be the biggest Social Media story of the year. I was back in Uganda last month for the Villages in Action conference. This is where the … Continue reading

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In conversation with business Women at #VIA12

In the first post of this year I wrote about my desire to hear more authentic stories from Africa and it would appear I am not alone. Over at Africa on the blog a question what put to readers about … Continue reading

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Villages in Action – I would like to hear more of these conversations

Happy New Year folk. How are you getting on with your New year’s resolutions so far? I know this is an odd question but what exactly are New year’s resolutions? Are they goals or aspirations? I recently stumbled across an … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights in Kisoro SW Uganda

Kisoro SW Uganda has been named by both National Geographic amongst the  top 10 (ten)places to visit in 2012. With its rolling hills and magical landscape Kisoro is breath taking. It is  home of the might Mountain Gorillas  and  one … Continue reading

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