Rwanda Women’s Network – the Ladder Propelling Women to Greater Heights

[New Times] It is a story of hope and perseverance for Chantal Uwanyirigira and her colleagues. However, the bigger story is not about the success they have achieved, but how they started out. It is a story of how they were given a shoulder to lean on …

[New Times] It is a story of hope and perseverance for Chantal Uwanyirigira and her colleagues. However, the bigger story is not about the success they have achieved, but how they started out. It is a story of how they were given a shoulder to lean on and see far beyond their dream.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sanlam Finally Announces Lion Assurance Acquisition Deal

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Nov. 21, Sanlam Emerging Markets Proprietary Limited (SEM) announced that its subsidiary, Sanlam General Insurance Uganda Limited (SGIU), had successfully concluded the acquisition of close to a 100% interest in the …

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Nov. 21, Sanlam Emerging Markets Proprietary Limited (SEM) announced that its subsidiary, Sanlam General Insurance Uganda Limited (SGIU), had successfully concluded the acquisition of close to a 100% interest in the share capital of Lion Assurance Company Limited (LAC) in Uganda, from Trans Industries Proprietary Limited and some minority shareholders for an initial purchase price of US$6.5 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Magufuli, Museveni Sign Big Business Deals

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -If holding hands, beaming smiles, and signing piles of Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) is a measure, then Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli’s visit to Uganda from Nov.9 – 11 was a total success. The brotherly ro…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -If holding hands, beaming smiles, and signing piles of Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) is a measure, then Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli's visit to Uganda from Nov.9 - 11 was a total success. The brotherly romance between the 58-year old Magufuli and his host, 73-year old Yoweri Museveni was encouraging to observe. It was even more significant following years of less-enthusiastic leadership on regional issues from Tanzania under Magufuli's predecessor, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

High Court Asked to Order Govt to Produce Kaweesi Suspects

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Relatives of the four Kaweesi suspects who were recently arrested by security operatives, after being granted bail by Nakawa Magistrates Court, have asked the High Court in Kampala to issue a writ of habeas corpus. This…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Relatives of the four Kaweesi suspects who were recently arrested by security operatives, after being granted bail by Nakawa Magistrates Court, have asked the High Court in Kampala to issue a writ of habeas corpus. This would compel government to produce them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Testing and Treating HIV

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -July 11, 2012 is memorable for Joseph Lukwago. It is the day the 47-year old started taking Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. He had tested HIV positive in 2010. And back, he says, thought he had only a short time to live.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -July 11, 2012 is memorable for Joseph Lukwago. It is the day the 47-year old started taking Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs. He had tested HIV positive in 2010. And back, he says, thought he had only a short time to live.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Could This Be Raila Odinga Junior’s Entry Into Politics?

[Nairobi News] Raila Junior, the youngest son of Nasa leader Raila Odinga, has dropped the most telling hint yet that he may be joining politics, atleast going by recent posts on his Twitter handle.

[Nairobi News] Raila Junior, the youngest son of Nasa leader Raila Odinga, has dropped the most telling hint yet that he may be joining politics, atleast going by recent posts on his Twitter handle.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sanlam’s Acquisition of Lion Assurance Shakes Up Sector

[Observer] On Monday, Sanlam General Insurance Uganda Limited (SGIU) officially concluded the acquisition of close to 100 per cent interest in the share capital of Lion Assurance Company Limited.

[Observer] On Monday, Sanlam General Insurance Uganda Limited (SGIU) officially concluded the acquisition of close to 100 per cent interest in the share capital of Lion Assurance Company Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

KCCA, SC Villa Win

[Observer] KCCA and SC Villa secured important victories in the Azam Uganda Premier League last evening, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

[Observer] KCCA and SC Villa secured important victories in the Azam Uganda Premier League last evening, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda