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Apply for Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize

Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize: The Guru Nanak Interfaith Prize in the amount of $50,000 is awarded biannually to an individual or organization chosen by a distinguished panel of judges. The goal of this award is to enhance awareness of the critical role of religious dialogue in the pursuit of peace as well as to provide […]

Aid agencies asked to empower local organisations to overcome emergencies

Many more people will survive and recover from emergencies such as earthquakes, floods and famines if international aid agencies boost local organisations’ ability to respond, a Christian Aid report says today. ‘One of the best ways to reduce the suffering and devastation caused by disasters in poor countries is to strengthen local people’s ability to […]

Zeitgeist Young Minds Competition

Zeitgeist Young Minds Competition is a competition to find 10 pioneers, innovators, change-makers and leaders of tomorrow aged 18 – 24 across Europe, Middle East and Africa* to take their place alongside the greatest innovators of today at Google Zeitgeist 2012. Previous Young Minds finalists won an experience of a lifetime, from meeting Chelsea Clinton […]

Uganda to adopt Philippine rules

We don’t know whether this one will please United States of America, England and other super powers that have interests in the political administration of Uganda. Every one would have expected Uganda to adopt rules, regulations and ordinances from USA or England. But the surprise is that among all countries Uganda wants to adopt rules […]

MBA Scholarship at Aston Business School in UK

Aston Business School offers Postgraduate Scholarship in MBA for International students, UK 2012. Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: EU countries, Latin American Countries, African countries, Middle Eastern Countries Study Subject: Management Course Level: Postgraduate Scholarship Provider: Aston Business School Eligibility: Scholarships are only available to students applying for the fulltime MBA commencing September 2011 […]

Digital natives video contest opens

News release The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS), Bangalore, and HIVOS Knowledge Programme, The Hague, kickstarted the 2011 Digital AlterNatives Video Contest on 15 December 2011. With the tagline of ‘To Be, To Think, To Act, To Connect’, the contest revolves around the theme of the ‘Everyday Digital Native’ and asks participants to share […]

Uganda Parliament to get alternate panel of Speakers

Parliament will soon appoint a panel of Speakers to preside over the house in the absence of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker. This is contained among several proposals tabled by the Parliament Standing Committee on Rules Privileges and Discipline in parliament . The Committee chaired by West Budama North MP  Fox Odoi proposes that four assistant Speakers […]

Former LRA commander Kwoyelo remanded back to Luzira prison

Former Lord’s Resistance Army rebel commander, Thomas Kwoyelo has been remanded to Luzira prison, a day after the High court issued a directive for his release. Yesterday, a panel of three Constitutional Court justices led by Constance Byamugisha dismissed an application filed by government seeking to block Kwoyelo’s official release Friday. The government had filed […]

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