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Stained glass art

Dying elsewhere, booming in Uganda St. Peter’s Cathedral in Nsambya in Kampala is imbued with an aura that is unmistakably different from its environment. Upon entering the place, the atmosphere suddenly changes from the uniform bright light outside the edifice to a mild light interior made rich by colours filtering …

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East Africa’s biggest solar plant launched

Residents of the eastern Uganda town of Soroti may be set to enjoy more stable and affordable power supply following the commissioning of East Africa’s largest solar power plant in the district. The $19million power plant, which is Uganda’s first gridconnected solar plant, will generate 10MW of power, with the …

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Retreat sets agenda for future tourism cooperation in East Africa

ATC News by Wolfgang H. Thome The Ministers of Tourism from Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) – Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, accompanied by Chief Executive Officers of their respective Tourism Boards, senior Ministry officials, NCIP coordinators and EATP officials – met earlier this week at the Lake Elementeita Serena Camp …

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Surge in renewable energy investment in East Africa

Renewable electricity made up 65% of the East African region’s total installed, grid connected power generating capacity in 2015, a new report has revealed. This is significantly higher than other parts of sub-Saharan Africa where currently it stands at 28.6% and 23.5% in the ECOWAS and SADC regions respectively. Renewable Energy Policy Network …

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East African leaders delay decision on EU economic partnership

  The East African Community (EAC) leaders have requested for three months to settle concerns by some states before considering signing the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union (EU) as a block. Rwanda and Kenya had signed, but the objections to the EPA were led by Tanzania. The agreement was expected to be signed …

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