· July, 2010

Stories about Uganda from July, 2010

Kenya: E-Tourism East Africa Conference 2010

  20 July 2010

“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.

Africa: Medical Investments in East Africa

  15 July 2010

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?”

Uganda: Silencing the vuvuzelas in Uganda

  13 July 2010

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.”

Uganda: Bloggers react to bomb blasts

  12 July 2010

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.

Uganda: Hive Colab launched

  9 July 2010

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…”

East Africa: Swahili Nation Music Awards

  7 July 2010

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.”

Uganda: Election dates set

  1 July 2010

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.”