Stories about Uganda from July, 2010
Watch a promotional documentary about Whive. Whive is an East African social network created by a Kenyan entrepreneur.
“The E Tourism East Africa Conference will help the sector understand and leverage the online opportunities and the new technologies available in the region,” reports Muzi Mohale.
Baobab is a blog by The Economist that focuses on African politics, economy and culture.
Bankelele discusses medical investments in East Africa: “Kenya and the region’s population has been steadily growing (good or bad thing?) and with more people accessing formal medical care would that not be a growth opportunity?”
Silencing the vuvuzelas in Uganda: “So all things ended, we can have some quiet. In Uganda, it will not be just quiet that they will have, but one filled with sorrow and deep sadness.”
Soccer fans gathered in bars and restaurants around the globe to watch the final game of the World Cup last night. In Uganda, these celebrations were interrupted when bombs exploded at two popular nightlife spots in Kampala, the country's capital.
A short video interview about the tournament organized by the Refugee VI soccer team is to raise awareness about the issue of xenophobia in South Africa.
A new collaborative space in Uganda: “Hive Colab is a collaborative, community owned, open work environment for young tech entrepreneurs looking to focus on projects, to access the computing resources and bandwidth…”
Hot Secrets announces the launching of Swahili Nation Music Awards (SWANMA): “The awards motto: Let's Go Global is a call for East African musicians to think beyond the continental borders.”
Conserve Uganda writes about election dates: “Nominations for President will be accepted on October 25 and 26, 2010, and the elections for President and Parliament will all happen between February 12 and March 1, 2011.”