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Risen Energy Announces Full Year 2015 Results

Risen Energy Announces Full Year 2015 Results

NINGBO, China, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Risen Energy Co., Ltd, a public limited company organised under the laws of the People’s Republic of China, listed on the Shenzhen stock market, and a tier 1, …

Uganda: Children Sacrificed for ‘Good Luck’

Uganda: Children Sacrificed for ‘Good Luck’

Several children were ritually murdered and mutilated during the recent election season in Uganda, a Christian charity says. The activists believe that killings were meant to invoke magic bringing "wealth and power."

The body parts …

Uganda: Arrests in Crackdown On Opposition

Uganda: Arrests in Crackdown On Opposition

By Alex Gitta

In Uganda, the house arrest of opposition leader Kizza Bisegye continues to overshadow President Yoweri Museveni's election victory. Hundreds of other opposition figures have also been rounded up.

For Kizza Besigye, leader …

Uganda: Children Sacrificed to Bring Luck in Uganda Elections – Charity

Uganda: Children Sacrificed to Bring Luck in Uganda Elections – Charity

By Yasin Kakande

Kampala - Six cases of the mutilation and murder of children as "good luck" sacrifices were reported during the recent Ugandan elections, a children's charity said.

"Child sacrifice cases are common during …

Uganda: LDC Shows the Way, Others Need to Step up

Uganda: LDC Shows the Way, Others Need to Step up

EDITORIAL

Last week, the Law Council ended three years of an audit into alleged examination malpractice at the Law Development Council (LDC).

The council issued punishments to those who erred, and gave a second chance …

APR Energy livre une centrale électrique à turbine à gaz à un client industriel en Égypte

APR Energy livre une centrale électrique à turbine à gaz à un client industriel en Égypte

JACKSONVILLE, Floride, 26 février 2016 /PRNewswire — APR Energy, un leader mondial pour les solutions d’électricité rapide, annonce aujourd’hui la livraison d’une nouvelle centrale en Égypte. La centrale contribuera au développement d’un complexe industriel à …

APR Energy Commissions Gas Turbine Plant for Industrial Customer in Egypt

APR Energy Commissions Gas Turbine Plant for Industrial Customer in Egypt

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, announces today that it has commissioned its new power plant in Egypt. The plant will support development of a …

DROP IN INVESTMENTS IN OIL EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION EXPECTED IN UGANDA IN 2016

DROP IN INVESTMENTS IN OIL EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION EXPECTED IN UGANDA IN 2016

With the global investment in oil exploration and production to fall by a further 17 per cent in 2016 as projected by the International Energy Agency (IEA), Uganda is likely to face another unpredictable year …

New CGAP Report Provides Unique Insights into the Financial Lives of Smallholder Families

New CGAP Report Provides Unique Insights into the Financial Lives of Smallholder Families

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire — A new CGAP report released today documents the financial lives of a select group of smallholders in three countries, offering a unique window into the struggles, risks and trade-offs …

Un nouveau rapport du CGAP fournit des aperçus uniques sur les vies financières des familles de petits exploitants

Un nouveau rapport du CGAP fournit des aperçus uniques sur les vies financières des familles de petits exploitants

WASHINGTON, 25 février 2016 /PRNewswire — Un nouveau rapport du CGAP publié ce jour documente la vie financière d’un groupe restreint de petits exploitants dans trois pays et offre une perspective unique sur les luttes, …

Bankable Frontier Associates To Test New Ways Of Linking Poor People To Financial Services In Africa

Bankable Frontier Associates To Test New Ways Of Linking Poor People To Financial Services In Africa

The FIBR project, supported by The MasterCard Foundation, will harness smartphone data to connect underserved customers to financial services

BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire — Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA), in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, …

Uganda: EU Mission Urges Uganda Electoral Body to Release Detailed Poll Results for Scrutiny

Uganda: EU Mission Urges Uganda Electoral Body to Release Detailed Poll Results for Scrutiny

By Halima Abdallah

International poll observers from the European Union have called on Uganda's Electoral Commission to release election outcomes and scanned copies of declaration results forms online from all polling stations to allow for …

Uganda: Country Risks Losing Global Fund Grants

Uganda: Country Risks Losing Global Fund Grants

By Hope Mafaranga

Uganda may miss out on the 2016 Global Fund grants, due to its failure to spend past funds and deliver the programmes for which the money was intended.

The Uganda Country Coordinating …