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#MDGS- Time to stop talking and get some work done

The Millennium Development Goals or MDGs   are set of goals agreed by world leaders way back in 2000 as basis of measuring work around eradicating poverty by 2015.  The 8  goals are listed as follows Goal 1: Eradicate extreme … Continue reading

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Inclusive Business In Africa Part 3- Measuring Impact

We are still at the Practitioners Workshop in Uganda  and so far we have introduced ourselves and also highlighted some of the key challenges involved in running inclusive businesses as well as the kind of support that is required to overcome … Continue reading

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Inclusive Business in Africa Part2- support from others

In the last post I talked about the Practitioner’s workshop in Uganda as well as the questions I had to address as a panelist. Whilst the first question served as an introduction of what each individual panelists does and the lesson … Continue reading

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Inclusive Business in Africa

Ethnic Supplies was invited to join Business Fights Poverty and the Department for International Development  UK (DFID)  in organising a Practitioners workshop in Kampala Uganda on 10 May 2010. The aim of the workshop was to bring together International Businesses, Ugandan … Continue reading

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Women Of Kireka- Uganda’s Internally displaced refugees

The current President of Uganda came to power in 1985 in a bloody civil war that saw the end of  the rule of Milton Obote’s UPC party. Whilst the rest of the country has enjoyed relative peace for most of … Continue reading

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15th African Union Summit Kicks off in Kampala Uganda

in the aftermath of the twin bombings a week ago by Al-Shabab a Somali terrorist group with links to Al-qaida Naturally all eyes will be on Uganda to see how they pull this off and I can imagine there will … Continue reading

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City bombings in Uganda- some afterthoughts Part 2

In the last thread I talked about the bombings of Kampala Uganda by Al-Shabab, a Somali militia group. I also expressed my fears/concerns in as far as the economic development of Uganda is concerned. My fears or concerns  stem from … Continue reading

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City Bombings in Uganda- some after thoughts

On Sunday 11th July 2010 19:00 GMT Holland and Spain battled for the World Cup title 2010 kicked off and fans of football the world over settled in front of a television somewhere to watch the beautiful game as they … Continue reading

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Cheryl Cole has malaria and so do some folk in Africa

A few days a go I was browsing my Twitter flow when I came across a tweet saying – oh if Cheryl dies it will it be like Diana all over again. I am not into the celebrity thing and … Continue reading

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What is the point of the African Union

Before you write me off completely for asking such a question let me explain The African Union  (AU) describes itself as  A NEW EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE UNION FOR FOR AN NEW AFRICA. That is all very well but what does it really … Continue reading

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