Africa

Traders strike is not about PVoC

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It is only on a few occasions that business/economic stories make it to the front pages of Uganda’s national newspapers, unless it is scandal, the budget, electricity tariffs, oil and a strike by traders, et al. It is exciting – for me – when I get to see the largely ignored business stories making it to the […]

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Listen; the trees and water are talking.

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The water slaps the edges of a dry concrete wall creating a mark that slowly fades away after a few minutes. Every minute there is light water wave slapping the same wall. Inside the wall, men in orange overcoats and plastic like looking covers on their heads. Armed with wheelbarrows, iron bars, metals and steel […]

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Freshlyground for Uganda concert

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Yet another live concert in Uganda and this time it is one of my favourite African band, Freshlyground. Another African act from the South African band, Freshlyground. They will be performing on the Ugandan stage on 11th December 2010. The show comes just a week after the American Jazz saxophonist Bobby Ricketts performed in Uganda. […]