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YPO Leaders Share Insights into Building an Optimal Board of Directors

YPO Leaders Share Insights into Building an Optimal Board of Directors

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organization in the world, hosted a live Twitter chat discussing best practices and innovative strategies to create an optimal …

Uganda/Kenya: Cranes Set for Date With Destiny

Uganda/Kenya: Cranes Set for Date With Destiny

The Cranes of Uganda gave their AFCON hopes a huge boost despite being held to a barren draw by Kenya in a friendly on Tuesday at Kampala.

Uganda, a notable absentee from the final tournament …

“Children’s emergency” at core of South Sudan refugee crisis

“Children’s emergency” at core of South Sudan refugee crisis

Around 1,000 South Sudanese are fleeing across the border into Uganda each day in what the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is describing as a "children's emergency."

Since fighting between rival factions loyal to the President …

UN Daily News

UN Daily News

Listen to a bulletin of news and features from United Nations Radio, with Matthew Wells and Dianne Penn.

In today's programme: a "children's emergency" is sending 1,000 refugees a day over the border from South …

UGANDA RANKED BEST EXPAT DESTINATION IN AFRICA

UGANDA RANKED BEST EXPAT DESTINATION IN AFRICA

Uganda has been named the most favored country in Africa for expats to live in 2016.

The country ranked 25th on a survey published by the Expat insider which scored countries on ease of settling, …

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

Meridian Malaria Test Wins Prestigious Innovation Award

illumigene® Malaria Receives 1st Place Award at the Journées Internationales de Biologie /Association des Colloques Nationaux des Biologistes Conference in Paris

CINCINNATI, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meridian Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIVO) …

Cleobrothers & Company, Inc. opens pharmaceutical office in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Cleobrothers & Company, Inc. opens pharmaceutical office in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Biotech company targets South America and Africa as part of global expansion goals

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cleobrothers & Co., Inc. announced that it has recently opened a sales and marketing

Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

At the Nyumanzi Transit Center in northern Uganda, refugees greet U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi with song and dance, as well as with tales of food shortages and poor living conditions.

Grandi is …

African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

Nigerian actress Olajumoke Bello Aruwajoye had an “out-of-body” experience when she arrived in Hollywood.
“It’s surreal, it’s amazing, it’s exciting for me because I never thought I would be here,” she said.
Aruwajoye is one …

KENYA: PRES KENYATTA HOLDS TALKS WITH VISITING SENEGALESE, UGANDAN PRESIDENTS

KENYA: PRES KENYATTA HOLDS TALKS WITH VISITING SENEGALESE, UGANDAN PRESIDENTS

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta held talks with President Macky Sall of Senegal who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi.

President Sall was among the over 30 Heads of State, Government delegations and …

CHINA DONATES MOBILE PHONES TO UGANDAN POLICE

CHINA DONATES MOBILE PHONES TO UGANDAN POLICE

The Chinese embassy has donated 200 Smart phones, 50 mattresses, 10 motorcycles, 5 laptops, 10 footballs among other things to the Uganda police.

These donations were handed to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kale …

UGANDA: 19 MUSLIM CLERICS TO FACE TRIAL OVER TREASON

UGANDA: 19 MUSLIM CLERICS TO FACE TRIAL OVER TREASON

Nineteen of 32 Muslim clerics’ murder suspects recently charged with fresh charges of treason at Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court were committed to the High Court to face trial.

The accused were sent to the High …

IGAD and Partners are Keeping an Eye on La Nina Effects on the Region

IGAD and Partners are Keeping an Eye on La Nina Effects on the Region

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Climate Prediction & Applications Centre (ICPAC) this morning kick started the 44th Greater Horn of African Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF) during an opening ceremony presided over by the Minister …