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Kubzansky Appointed Managing Partner Of Omidyar Network

Kubzansky Appointed Managing Partner Of Omidyar Network

Former Managing Partner Matt Bannick steps down after leading 11 years of innovation and growth

REDWOOD CITY, California, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pierre Omidyar, Chairman of the Board of Omidyar Network, today announced the

African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF) Chairman and Executive Director Visit Ejisu, Ashanti Region, in Ghana, from the U.S., as part of the Distribution of 50 Additional Free Bamboo Bikes to Students and Teachers

African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF) Chairman and Executive Director Visit Ejisu, Ashanti Region, in Ghana, from the U.S., as part of the Distribution of 50 Additional Free Bamboo Bikes to Students and Teachers

The ABCF/Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative (GBBI) partnership will also distribute free bikes to Kumbungu Senior High School students in Ghana’s Northern Region, next week.

ABCF Executive Director Patricia Marshall Harris (left) and board chair A.Bruce Crawley (right) are shown, post-bike distribution ceremony, in Ejisu, Ashanti Region, Ghana with two helmeted bamboo bike recipients.

KUMASI, Ghana, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Officials of the African …

Africans Travel to SXSW in Texas to Network With Each Other

Africans Travel to SXSW in Texas to Network With Each Other

Brenda Katwesigye traveled thousands of kilometers from Uganda in eastern Africa to Austin, Texas with a vision. She wants to find help for Wazi Vision, the startup that she founded in 2016 to make eyeglasses …

Japan’s US$72 million contribution helps WFP meet urgent hunger needs in 23 countries

Japan’s US$72 million contribution helps WFP meet urgent hunger needs in 23 countries

YOKOHAMA � The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed the announcement of a US$72.3 million contribution from the Government of Japan. The generous infusion of funding will enable WFP to provide vital food …

Ugandans Hope New Police Command Can Stem Crime

Ugandans Hope New Police Command Can Stem Crime

Uganda's new police bosses have been given a big job � rebuild public confidence in an institution that has seen its image damaged by soaring crime.

Unsolved murders, including those of a police boss, a …

USAID and FAO working together to pre-empt the next global pandemic

USAID and FAO working together to pre-empt the next global pandemic

A United States-FAO partnership working to strengthen the capacity of developing countries to manage outbreaks of diseases in farm animals has in just 12 months succeeded in training over 4,700 veterinary health professionals in 25 …

Govt. appeals EAC Court tax ruling

Govt. appeals EAC Court tax ruling

The East African Community Protocol on the Common Market is under test following a ruling by the Arusha based court restraining government from determining tax rates on its tobacco.

The British American Tobacco company, previously …

Impose total ban on kavera- Environmentalists

Impose total ban on kavera- Environmentalists

Environmentalists have asked legislators to enact deterrent laws to prevent or reduce the use of polythene bags in the country.

The environmentalists and researchers under the Climate Action Network Uganda (CAN-U) Tuesday,13 March 2018 made …

Private clinics directed to stop Hepatitis B vaccination

Private clinics directed to stop Hepatitis B vaccination

Legislators have directed an immediate stop in Hepatitis B vaccination by private health facilities.

The directive was made by the Parliament Committee on Health following the discovery of what the National Drug Authority termed as …

Parliament approves Shs459b for new Nile bridge, electricity

Parliament approves Shs459b for new Nile bridge, electricity

Parliament has approved government borrowing of up to Shs459 billion from Japanese and European banks meant for the completion of construction of the new bridge across the River Nile.

The other loan is meant to …