International Women’s Day 2014: Bridging the gap for African Women Access to Jobs Kampala, March 6, 2014


On 6 March 2014, Business Executives and women business owners will come together with experts from the business world, civil society, technocrats and legislators at the Uganda Manufacturers' Association conference Hall Lugogo Kampala to contribute to Post 2015 development agenda dialogue. In particular the meeting will explore the reasons why the International Labour … [Read more...]

The scandal of wasted food at Tesco


  Today I return to one of my favourite topics  FOOD. The availability of food is something I return to on this blog time and time again. I am often surprised and even shocked that whilst millions are going hungry some have so much food that it goes to waste. The point of waste differs depending on the level of development of a given country.  In developing … [Read more...]

Uganda: The long arms of international institutions

  Over the last few days I have been watching a conversation on Twitter between some of the Ugandans I follow. The conversation appeared to be a protest about something the electric supplier @UmemeLtd  in Uganda had or had not done to annoy a prominent Ugandan lawyer @dfkm1970 . UMEME LTD has monopoly over the supply of electricity in Uganda and has sought to … [Read more...]