New energy for Uganda and Rwanda— Deutschland de | Germany’s KfW Bank is one of the lender to AKDN’s 900 Million Bujagali Hydro Project | Videos

A reliable supply of water and electricity cannot be taken for granted in East Africa. Germany is committed to changing this. © dpa – Bujagali Wasserkraftwerk, Ugandas Nilkraftwerk Gregory Tayi is proud of what he has achieved. He is the first private entrepreneur to build a small-scale hydroelectric power station in Rwanda. Ever since, the…

Germany contributes 24 Million Euros to EAC to support Media relations and Water sector development — East Africa Community Institute

East African Community Secretariat, Arusha, Tanzania, 24 June 2014: The Federal Republic of Germany today signed an intergovernmental agreement with the East African Community (EAC) in order to support higher education and training for future journalists and media professionals. Germany makes available a financial contribution of 14 million Euros in support of the Graduate School…

Kigali Serena Hotel Wins “Best in Environmental Protection Award”

Kigali Serena Hotel Wins Coveted CSR Award Kigali Serena Hotel has been recognized by the Rwanda government for its efforts towards environment conservation. The hotel was awarded “Best in Environmental Protection Award”, competing against 14 entrants in various categories that included social community support, environmental protection and conservation, poverty alleviation, workforce and welfare development. The…

Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa) Scholarship Opportunity — AKDN org

The Aga Khan Foundation, in collaboration with the Institute of Education, University of London, is pleased to invite applications for the Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships, awarded by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the United Kingdom. The Scholarships are open to prospective students from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda wishing to undertake the Institute of Education’s…

East Africa’s news business: Paper kingdom – Economist com

The Nation Group is thriving in east Africa, where “old media” still reign “snip” The lag in digital-media consumption has helped keep profits fat at the eight newspapers, five radio stations and three television stations that Nation Group runs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. The company was started in 1959 with the financial backing…

Video – EAC headquaters: New home inagurated in Arusha, Tanzania.

Published on 28 Nov 2012 by ntvuganda The permanent headquarters of the East Africa Community were inaugurated today in Arusha. Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki led representatives from the five countries and other dignitaries including His highness the Aga Khan whose foundation is working with the regional body to foster growth in the region. The building…

Over 10,000 trees planted in Gasabo – New Times Rwanda

Serena Hotel staff planting trees during Umuganda. The Sunday Times / Timothy Kisambira. Employees of Kigali Serena Hotel yesterday joined residents of Ndera Sector in the monthly community work and planted 11,000 trees. This was done on Bwize, which covers over 20 hectares. Charles Muia, the general manager of Serena Hotel, said the exercise was…

Nation Media Group which was founded by His Highness the Aga Khan is to expand into Rwanda and South Sudan – listen to the audio interview of Managing Director of the Newspaper division at RFI France

   RFI Radio France   Saturday 25 February 2012 New challenges for Nation Media Group expansion ***** By Clare Sharkey The Nation Media Group was founded by his Highness the Aga Khan in 1959 and has become the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa. It includes papers such as The Nation in…

Opportunities abound at Africa conference hosted at the Ismaili Centre, London – Compiled by Jazzmin Jiwa at The Ismaili

Also see related photo gallery. The Opportunity Africa conference took place between 12–13 November 2011 at the Ismaili Centre, London, and was organised by the Aga Khan Economic Planning Boards of the United Kingdom, France and Portugal. Copyright: Ismaili Council for the UK. The buzz among delegates at a weekend-long Opportunity Africa conference held at the…