Dubai Cares’ programme in Kenya harnesses power of technology — Gulf Today AE. | Partnership with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is set to impact 106,482 students, 1,317 teachers across 100 schools in Kenya

DUBAI: A Dubai Cares delegation, led by Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has visited Kenya to monitor and evaluate the implementation of its “Transforming Students Learning and Teacher Professional Development through ICT” programme, launched in 2014. The programme, which is being implemented…

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…

Training nurses to save mothers and babies in East Africa — Rotary org

Rotary scholar Irene Okang’a (second from right) joins classmates at the Aga Khan University graduation ceremony held on the Kenya campus. Okang’a is a neonatal nurse at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya. Photo Credit: Jennifer Huxta Josephine Awor doesn’t need statistics to know Uganda struggles to provide adequate health care to expectant mothers and babies….

New telecom launches with cheapest call rate — Daily Monitor co Uganda

In Summary Smart Telecom, which has been running the “Give Us a Name” campaigns launched yesterday in the market, after buying off Sure Telecom license, which had failed to attract subscribers since its launch in December 2012 KAMPALA. The telecom industry could soon witness a new wave of price wars following the launch of a…

Residents laud Bujagali Energy for services — Monitor co Uganda

JINJA. Communities living near the Bujagali hydro power plant have hailed Bujagali Energy Limited [BEL], the producers of power at the facility, for helping them live a better life. This follows the completion of several social projects BEL had promised to set up as it started construction works for the 250 Megawatt power dam in…

Rotary, Aga Khan University announce their first graduating class in scholarship program in East Africa — Africa Science News org

Written by Henry Neondo With more than 50 percent of women in the developing world delivering babies without the assistance of skilled health personnel, Rotary, a global humanitarian service organization; and Aga Khan University (AKU), a private non-denominational university; are together increasing access to trained health professionals for mothers and infants in East Africa. The…