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Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Gifted Hands Network is an initiative created by Andrew Mukose, a young entrepreneur who wanted to solve two of Uganda’s most pressing problems – breast cancer and employment for the visually impaired. This organisation aims to reduce breast cancer deaths by training blind people to become medically […]

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Harnessing the power of water

Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. “In Grade 10 I was exposed to civil engineering. I loved the feeling of being onsite, but became keenly aware […]

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Uganda National Airlines Company Limited Signs Firm Order for Four Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

         First operator of the new CRJ Series ATMOSPHÈRE cabin in Africa MONTREAL, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional jets with Uganda National Airlines Company. Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the […]

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Uganda National Airlines Company Limited signe une commande ferme pour quatre avions CRJ900 de Bombardier

Premier exploitant de la cabine ATMOSPHÈRE de la CRJ Series en Afrique MONTRÉAL, 18 juill. 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier Avions commerciaux a annoncé aujourd’hui que Uganda National Airlines Company avait conclu une commande ferme pour quatre nouveaux biréacteurs régionaux CRJ900. Selon le prix courant de l’avion CRJ900, la valeur de cette commande ferme s’élève à environ […]

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How an Angolan news aggregator is tackling the social issue of ‘fake news’

Meet the mind behind Manifexto.com, the go-to source for Portuguese-speaking Angolans looking for reliable news and information JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — “Recently I heard that sometimes Angolans come across a piece of news, and they won’t trust that it’s true until it appears on Manifexto.com,” says 35-year-old Zedilson Almeida, co-founder […]

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Globeleq est sur le point d’acquérir les actifs renouvelables sud-africains de Brookfield

LONDRES, 18 Juillet 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Globeleq, un leader dans le secteur de l’énergie en Afrique, a conclu un contrat définitif avec une filiale de Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE:BAM) (TSX:BAM.A) (Euronext:BAMA) (Brookfield) aux termes duquel Globeleq reprend les intérêts de Brookfields dans son portefeuille sud-africain des énergies renouvelables. Le contrat est sujet à diverses conditions de […]

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