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Friday, January 26th, 2018

 

Business: What a Ugandan learned about competition

What I learned about Competition: Reduce your costs of production so that your competition is forced to improve service or go out of business. Delegate work to people who can be paid less than what you currently pay your workers. Always watch what your competition is doing so that you improve your service offering and keep beating them. COMPETITION IS HEALTHY.  EVERYONE WINS. Reduce costs of production: When Luc and I were running our seafood company, we found out that each competitor had a procurement & logistics team.  They sourceRead More


FAO, AU Summit 2018: Ending hunger, boosting nutrition for Africa

Food and Agriculture Organization at the 30th African Union Summit. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 26, 2018/ — The Summit of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is an important event that brings leaders together to discuss issues vital to the continent’s progress and prosperity. In that framework, several events related to ending hunger and boosting nutrition will be held on the margins of the Summit, and at which the United Nations will be represented. FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva is travelling to Addis Ababa from 26-28 January. The highlightRead More


United Nations Secretary General set to attend AU Summit

The summit will be held under the theme: Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 26, 2018/ — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will this weekend attend the African Union Summit that started in Addis Ababa on January 22. The summit will be held under the theme: “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation.” Some of the SG’s activities include a high-level breakfast on Equal Access of African Women in High Level Positions at the African Union and inRead More


FEMINISTS: Republican candidate says their heads are filled with snakes

WASHINGTON POST – GOP candidate says feminists have ‘snake-filled heads,’ hopes daughters don’t become ‘she devils’. A Republican candidate who hopes to unseat a female Democratic senator in Missouri is drawing criticism for a statement he posted about women’s rights in which he called feminists “she devils” and said that he expected his fiancee to have dinner ready for him every night at 6 p.m.“I want to come home to a home cooked dinner at six every night, one that she fixes and one that I expect one day to have my daughtersRead More


SPAN: How world reacted to Museveni’s happiness as SHITHOLE president

INTERNATIONAL COMMENTS ON MUSEVENI’S LOVE FOR TRUMP WASHINGTON POST The great….I love Africa but I despise with intense hatred leaders that play tribal war games on their own people so that they can stay fat a wealthy Pansygirl…So you are saying you’re a president of a shithole and you’re ok with that? Ndur5…The President of Uganda Yuseveni has been in power for 32 years, doesn’t allow political opposition, just changed the constitution to become a life president. If this is the only African leader that Trump can get to praiseRead More


DAVOS: President Trump speech to the World Economic Forum, full transcript

White House Press Briefing PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you, Klaus, very much.  It’s a privilege to be here at this forum where leaders in business, science, art, diplomacy, and world affairs have gathered for many, many years to discuss how we can advance prosperity, security, and peace. I’m here today to represent the interests of the American people and to affirm America’s friendship and partnership in building a better world. Like all nations represented at this great forum, America hopes for a future in which everyone can prosper, and every childRead More


JOBS: 6 things recruiters are looking for in 2018

THE LADDERS – In a perfect world, we’d gently glide from one gig to the next with dignity and skill sets intact. In the sometimes dog-eat-dog world of job hunting though, you have to create a version of yourself that both highlights your skills and jumps off the screen at recruiters. These are some of the skills recruiters will be actively seeking in potential candidates in the year ahead: 1. A balance of hard and soft skills You’re a tech genius and extremely science savvy — yay, you! But, youRead More


Diaspora: Who is sending money to Uganda

The next time Ugandans on FBLight, FBzero, SocialBundles, WhatsApp and Twitter go attacking and abusing us who left that #SHITHOLE country saying we all sweep streets and clean toilets, remember that these jobs must be very well paying.  Look who is sending you money to keep your SHITHEAD president in power. Here also is where Ugandans in diaspora could bring down the regime.  Unfortunately, we are not interested in taking down President Yoweri Museveni since most of you seem to be contented with your SHITTY Lives in your Pit LatrinesRead More


Drought: Water shut-off looms in South Africa’s Cape Town

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Long lines of South Africans collect water daily from a natural spring pipeline in an upscale suburb of Cape Town, illustrating the harsh impact of a drought that authorities say could force the closure of most taps in the country’s second largest city in just over two months, an occasion ominously known as “Day Zero.” The prospect that large sections of South Africa’s showcase city, famously perched near two oceans, might go without running water has induced anxiety as well as resolve among itsRead More


Trump praises Kagame at Davos meeting

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to mend relations Friday with a key African leader in the aftermath of his controversial comments about African nations. He praised the U.S. partnership with Rwanda during a meeting with its president at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Trump’s meeting with Rwandan President Paul Kagame (keh-GAH’-may) came after Trump drew widespread condemnation for allegedly referring to African nations as “shithole countries” in dismissing a bipartisan immigration proposal, according to those at the meeting. Trump has denied using that language. Others presentRead More