The year was 2008 when I started out my career at NBS Television in Uganda on the country's premier breakfast Morning show "Morning Breeze". The program line up was organised in a way that at the end of the political and business talk, there'd be a musical interlude at the end of the show to … Continue reading Tribute: A career through Mowzey Radio’s Music
Stakeholders in the renewable energy sub-sector are calling on governments across Eastern and Sub-Saharan Africa to embrace more green energy solutions in order to achieve universal electrification by the year 2030. Kenya is rich in renewable energy resources such as hydro, wind, solar, biomass and geothermal energy and this outstanding potential can be efficiently exploited … Continue reading Little Speed of growth in Renewables in Kenya cited at RES4Africa 2018 Expo in Nairobi
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. through its Corporate Social Responsibility arm the UBA Foundation has partnered with The Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) in Kenya to empower African youths. The partnership that seeks to identify, finance, train and mentor young Kenyan entrepreneurs who qualify for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme will see … Continue reading Entrepreneurship: United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya, partners with Youth Fund in business sustainability programme
Tuesday, 5th December 2017, Nairobi, Kenya – The Kenyan government will over the next few years focus on ensuring its mineral wealth benefits the communities under a mineral royalty sharing scheme that will see ten percent of total revenue from mining going to communities where the minerals are extracted. By signing of community development agreements, … Continue reading Mining & Extractives: “Mineral Wealth should benefit communities where minerals are mined”, says Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto at the 2nd Mining Forum 2017.
Former United States President, Barack Obama, has welcomed global leaders, including Philanthropist UBA’s Chairman and chair of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, to Chicago today as the Obama Foundation holds its first ever global summit. “This October, we’re bringing together hundreds of leaders from all around the world for a hands-on exchange of ideas in my … Continue reading AFRICAN PHILANTHROPIST TONY ELUMELU JOINS OBAMA, WORLD LEADERS IN CHICAGO FOR THE OBAMA FOUNDATION SUMMIT
One in three entrepreneurs in Africa admit to facing challenges in building and establishing their businesses. These challenges include lack of start up capital, failure to draw up business plans and lack of skills to drive their businesses to profitable sustainability. This year 1,000 entrepreneurs from across the continent are gathered in Lagos Nigeria for … Continue reading The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum 2017 kicks off in Lagos, Nigeria
Parents in areas where cases of defilement have been reported said they preferred to take fines and marry off their pregnant teenage daughters - Isis Wicce Survey October 11 each year is International Day of the Girl child (Day of the girl mainly in the united States). I still have sharp memories from the night I … Continue reading #DayOfTheGirl: The Girl Child with no choices
Information - what is it? why is it so important? why do those who don't have access to it have a dark cloud hanging over them? who gives Access to Information? What controls how much information reaches the public? And just why is it a big deal for people around the world to have unlimited access to … Continue reading Access to Information as a tool for sustainable development
We are so rich, yet so poor... Extractives are a very critical part of mineral rich economies across Africa. Extractives contribute directly to countries' Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Africa alone is home to about 30% of the world’s mineral reserves, 10% of the world’s oil, and 8% of the world’s natural gas. At the same … Continue reading Extractives in Africa: Where are the young people?
China🇨🇳 it is said has the highest carbon emissions worldwide followed by India🇮🇳. Thing is China manufactures products for nearly the rest of the world. It is more than likely that over 50% of the products in the United States🇺🇸 got the MADE IN CHINA label; enough to tell and show us that the Green … Continue reading Ordinary views on the Paris Accord