Local Oil and Gas Service Providers Complete Course

[Monitor] Kampala -Local companies under their umbrella body, the Association of Uganda Oil and Gas Providers (AUGOS), have completed a certified training course on environment and health safety (EHS) standards and received certificates that will enabl…

[Monitor] Kampala -Local companies under their umbrella body, the Association of Uganda Oil and Gas Providers (AUGOS), have completed a certified training course on environment and health safety (EHS) standards and received certificates that will enable them take part in the oil development process.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Traders Call for National Dialogue On Foreign Investors

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala City Traders Association (Kacita) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called upon government to organise a national traders’ dialogue to forge a way forward for foreign investors.

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala City Traders Association (Kacita) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called upon government to organise a national traders' dialogue to forge a way forward for foreign investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Diamond Musica for Masvingo

[The Herald] Congolese rhumba outfit, Diamond Musica is set to serenade rhumba music lovers over the weekend when they perform at Liquids Club International in Masvingo tonight and at Ngezi Sun City in Ngezi on Saturday.

[The Herald] Congolese rhumba outfit, Diamond Musica is set to serenade rhumba music lovers over the weekend when they perform at Liquids Club International in Masvingo tonight and at Ngezi Sun City in Ngezi on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jah Cure Ready for Zimbabwe

[The Herald] Jamaican musician Jah Cure who arrived in the country on Tuesday is set to illuminate the stage at the Harare International Conference Centre tonight, when he serenades reggae fans in what promises to be a high octane gig.

[The Herald] Jamaican musician Jah Cure who arrived in the country on Tuesday is set to illuminate the stage at the Harare International Conference Centre tonight, when he serenades reggae fans in what promises to be a high octane gig.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Nigeria Is Forging Ties With China On Solid Minerals Sector

[Daily Trust] The solid minerals sector had been targeted by the previous administration to contribute 5% to the GDP by 2015 and 10% to GDP by 2020, but present contribution of the solid minerals sector to GDP averages only about 0.46%.

[Daily Trust] The solid minerals sector had been targeted by the previous administration to contribute 5% to the GDP by 2015 and 10% to GDP by 2020, but present contribution of the solid minerals sector to GDP averages only about 0.46%.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reposition HIV Programmes to Address Needs of Vulnerable Groups

[Monitor] Uganda’s highly lauded HIV/Aids success story in the 1990s was characterised by strong political commitment, massive engagement of communities, and ownership from all key stakeholders. The introduction of anti-retroviral drugs in 2004, follow…

[Monitor] Uganda's highly lauded HIV/Aids success story in the 1990s was characterised by strong political commitment, massive engagement of communities, and ownership from all key stakeholders. The introduction of anti-retroviral drugs in 2004, followed by the scale up of circumcision programmes and mass HIV counselling and testing (HCT) soon gave way to reductions in new infections.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Top 5 Christmas Traditions From Around Nigeria

[Vanguard] Christmas in Nigeria is a huge celebration for all the citizens, not only those who belong to the Christian faith. A lot of people travel home to their villages and the families who remain in town, come together to celebrate and have fun. Fr…

[Vanguard] Christmas in Nigeria is a huge celebration for all the citizens, not only those who belong to the Christian faith. A lot of people travel home to their villages and the families who remain in town, come together to celebrate and have fun. From long parties on Christmas eve to caroling, feasting, and gift-giving, high spirit celebrations abound all through the season. However, there are certain customs and traditions that are unique and now associated with Nigerians for the holiday. While some are sweet, ot

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria