Justice Lawrence Gidudu  of the Anti-Corruption Division of the High Court, has this morning declared Abraham Byandala, the former Uganda Minister of Works and Transport innocent
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Court declares Former Works Minister Byandala innocent of Katosi Road saga

Justice Lawrence Gidudu  of the Anti-Corruption Division of the High Court, has this morning declared Abraham Byandala, the former Uganda Minister of Works and Transport innocent of all the corruption and fraud charges that were alleged in the construction of the Mukono-Katosi Nyenga road. Gidudu said that it is not established that Byandala knew that […]

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Simba Cement Factory, bringing the number of cement manufacturers in Uganda to four after Tororo Cement Limited, Hima Cement Limited and Kampala Cement Company Limited.
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President Museveni commissions 4th Cement manufacturer in Uganda

President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Simba Cement Factory, bringing the number of cement manufacturers in Uganda to four after Tororo Cement Limited, Hima Cement Limited and Kampala Cement Company Limited. The Fifth cement factory, Sinoma Cement Factory Uganda Limited is still under development. Located in Nyakesi Village, Nyakesi Parish, Rubongi sub-county, Tororo District in Eastern […]

Australian Mining Firm, Jervois Mining Limited has applied for a prospecting license over the Kabanga nickel-cobalt deposit in the Kagera region of Tanzania.
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Australian miner applies to prospect Tanzania cobalt deposits

Australian Mining Firm, Jervois Mining Limited has applied for a prospecting license over the Kabanga nickel-cobalt deposit in the Kagera region of Tanzania. The company believes the sulphide deposit to be the highest quality undeveloped nickel-cobalt deposit in the world, unmatched in scale and grade. As currently delineated, the JORC resource represents 57 million tonnes […]

Rwanda is hosting a Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources (ABS), where participants are brought together  from across the continent.
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Workshop on genetics kicks off in Rwanda

Rwanda is hosting a Pan African Workshop on Access and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources (ABS), where participants are brought together  from across the continent. The three days’ workshop at the Marriot Hotels in Kigali from 28-30 this month, brings together participants representing a wide array of ABS practitioners and experts including policy makers, researchers […]

Travelport , the leading travel commerce platform, and FCM Travel Solutions (FCM), have announced an expanded long-term technology partnership.
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Kenya’s FCM Travel Solutions expands technology partnership with Travelport

Travelport , the leading travel commerce platform, and FCM Travel Solutions (FCM), have announced an expanded long-term technology partnership. Under the new agreement, FCM will extend its relationship with Travelport to include the provision of the company’s Universal API technology. FCM Travel Solutions is one of the world’s leading corporate travel management providers. In Africa, […]