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Wikipedia article of the day for August 2, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for August 2, 2018 is Ian Smith. Ian Smith (1919–2007) was Prime Minister of Rhodesia (or Southern Rhodesia; today Zimbabwe) from 1964 to 1979. During the Second World War, he served as a Royal Air Force fighter pilot in the Middle East and Europe, suffering permanent facial and bodily wounds. In 1962 he helped form the all-white, firmly conservative Rhodesian Front, which called for independence without an immediate shift to black majority rule. He led the predominantly white government that unilaterally declared independence fromRead More


AFRICA: 27 Fully Funded Masters Scholarships University of Manchester 2019

This information was just shared by one of my friends in Uganda. Dr. Achilla. Wish you all the best. The link to apply is included so please help yourself. MLN 27 Fully Funded Masters Scholarships University of Manchester 2019 The University of Manchester is awarding 27 fully funded Masters Scholarships for citizens of Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania academic year 2019. The scholarships will cover, full tuition fees for the chosen course, travel costs (to and from the country of origin) and monthly living expenses… Click here to APPLY >>>>>Read More


Baseball and Hispanic Community: Finding Inspiration in the Collections — Library of Congress

Baseball and Hispanic Community: Finding Inspiration in the Collections By Wendi Maloney Published August 01, 2018 at 05:43PM This post is by Marcos Castillo, a 2018 intern with the Junior Fellows Program. He is a senior at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania. This summer, he worked in the Library’s Hispanic Division. Marcos Castillo pitches for Lincoln University. Photo by Jacob Mullins, Lincoln University Athletics. The opening this June of the exhibition “Baseball Americana” at the Library of Congress prompted me to think about the history of our national pastime. Baseball isRead More


UGANDA: Always concede when you are told to do so

This gentleman has been roughing me up on Twitter.  It is a long story of how we even got to where I had to look at his blog. He is really good though.  Check out his blog and you will know why MLN is conceding defeat. I have been accused of relating to only people who work in ICT.  Which is not true at all. However, David Birungi’s take on the LC1 elections requires attention. I would follow him on Social Media if I were you. — https://ift.tt/2OCjh9p UGANDA’S LOCALRead More


UGANDA: NTVUganda has added Ugandan traders demand faster clearance of goods at Tanzania ports video

Ugandan traders demand faster clearance of goods at Tanzania ports Ugandan traders are urging Tanzania Ports Authority to quickly enhance capacity at its Mwanza facility so as to expedite easier evacuation and transportation of bulk cargo in particular steel that is destined for Kampala. At an interface with traders drawn from the EAC hinterland, there are solid calls for TPA management to equally sort out with urgency, what they are referring to as regulatory huddles and erratic road user tariffs. Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug FollowRead More


UGANDA: General Electric (Uganda oil refinery) shares fall after profit drops 30%

General Electric shares fall after profit drops 30% The industrial conglomerate said second-quarter earnings per share fell 30 percent from last year because of weakness in its power division. GE reaffirmed its financial outlook for the year, saying it continues to expect full-year earnings of $1 to $1.07 per share. GE’s deal in May to merge its transportation business with Wabtec was praised by investors, with the $2.9 billion in cash to GE seen as a welcome respite. Michael Sheetz | @thesheetztweetz Published 6:20 AM ET Fri, 20 July 2018 UpdatedRead More


UGANDA: General Electric (Uganda oil refinery) shares fall after profit drops 30%

General Electric shares fall after profit drops 30% The industrial conglomerate said second-quarter earnings per share fell 30 percent from last year because of weakness in its power division. GE reaffirmed its financial outlook for the year, saying it continues to expect full-year earnings of $1 to $1.07 per share. GE’s deal in May to merge its transportation business with Wabtec was praised by investors, with the $2.9 billion in cash to GE seen as a welcome respite. Michael Sheetz | @thesheetztweetz Published 6:20 AM ET Fri, 20 July 2018 UpdatedRead More


UGANDA: General Electric (Uganda oil refinery) shares fall after profit drops 30%

General Electric shares fall after profit drops 30% The industrial conglomerate said second-quarter earnings per share fell 30 percent from last year because of weakness in its power division. GE reaffirmed its financial outlook for the year, saying it continues to expect full-year earnings of $1 to $1.07 per share. GE’s deal in May to merge its transportation business with Wabtec was praised by investors, with the $2.9 billion in cash to GE seen as a welcome respite. Michael Sheetz | @thesheetztweetz Published 6:20 AM ET Fri, 20 July 2018 UpdatedRead More


UGANDA: General Electric (Uganda oil refinery) shares fall after profit drops 30%

General Electric shares fall after profit drops 30% The industrial conglomerate said second-quarter earnings per share fell 30 percent from last year because of weakness in its power division. GE reaffirmed its financial outlook for the year, saying it continues to expect full-year earnings of $1 to $1.07 per share. GE’s deal in May to merge its transportation business with Wabtec was praised by investors, with the $2.9 billion in cash to GE seen as a welcome respite. Michael Sheetz | @thesheetztweetz Published 6:20 AM ET Fri, 20 July 2018 UpdatedRead More


UGANDA: General Electric (Uganda oil refinery) shares fall after profit drops 30%

General Electric shares fall after profit drops 30% The industrial conglomerate said second-quarter earnings per share fell 30 percent from last year because of weakness in its power division. GE reaffirmed its financial outlook for the year, saying it continues to expect full-year earnings of $1 to $1.07 per share. GE’s deal in May to merge its transportation business with Wabtec was praised by investors, with the $2.9 billion in cash to GE seen as a welcome respite. Michael Sheetz | @thesheetztweetz Published 6:20 AM ET Fri, 20 July 2018 UpdatedRead More