UGANDA DECIDES!

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  • Posted on February 25, 2016

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It’s business as usual at the Nakasero market in central Kampala. As far as Jimmy is concerned, life goes on. His major concern today is that his mate, Shaban in the stall across from his, “stole” his usual customer in the few minutes he popped out to toilet. The loss of two thousand Uganda Shillings…



Ugandan’s go to the Polls

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  • Posted on February 18, 2016

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It’s just over three months ago, last November, that I (Kunle) travelled to Uganda. On the road journey from Entebbe airport to Jinja, our destination, we got stuck in a traffic jam in the outskirt of Kampala. The 80 Kilometre Kampala to Jinja road trip is at any time notorious for its traffic, as it…



ACT VOLUNTEER OFF TO TANZANIA

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  • Posted on February 11, 2016

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Chloe McShane is today (11th February) embarking on a three-month international volunteering experience to Tanzania. There, she will be working in rural communities with young business owners and entrepreneurs to kick-start their businesses and promote their products on a wider scale across villages in Tanzania. It is Chloe’s first visit to Tanzania, a country where…



CONGO – ONE LITTLE DROP OF WATER CAN START AN OCEAN

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  • Posted on February 4, 2016

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo is the second largest country in Africa, and the 7th most populated. Known for its very rich mineral resources, particularly cobalt, which is used in the production of nearly all smartphones worldwide. DR Congo also produces a huge supply of thin metals to the world. With its abundance in…



Malawi First lady Project – ACT Takes next steps

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  • Posted on January 28, 2016

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Following on from the meeting in December with the First Lady of Malawi, ACT has moved quickly and taken steps to support Madame Gertrude Mutharika’s vision for girl children development in Malawi. ACT has set up the Ulemu project to support widows and mothers, and girls aged between 10 and 18 to stay in school…