EA energy update

2020 is going to be a pivotal year for energy developments in East Africa.

The most imminent development that is up in the air is in Uganda. Uganda and Total ( and partners) are still negotiating terms for the development of the Albertine Development. The government is still planning for Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2020. A new energy minister has been appointed ( Goretti Kitutu- previously state minister …

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ESG infograph

Who cares, wins. Why ESG is important for your business.

Attention to Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) considerations can reduce project risks, build social support for projects and generate incremental value. (Kerogen Capital 2019) The idea that investors who integrate corporate environmental, social and governance risks can improve returns is now rapidly spreading across capital markets on all continents. In Europe, for example, a critical mass …

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Responsible Investment in Oil & Gas. A case for Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG).

What is Responsible Investing and how should we measure it? These are two of the questions that we hope investors, operators, policy makers and NGOs will challenge and answer during this conference. Responsible Investment seems to be currently determined primarily by the volume of carbon an organisation releases to the environment. We believe it should …

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International education

Is international higher education just an elite club?

Writen by Hakan Ergin for University World News “Mobility is still ‘king’ in most internationalisation discussions.” – Laura E Rumbley When I started as an international graduate student at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2011, the president of the university addressed us during the orientation programme for new international students. While expressing his …

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Amy track accident

Health and Safety alert. Six killed in a road accident in midwestern Uganda

Source: Xinhua | 2019-11-02 18:59:53 | Editor: xuxin At least six people were killed and an unspecified number injured in a Saturday morning road accident in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo, police said here. Julius Hakiza, Albertine regional police spokesperson, told Xinhua by telephone that the fatal accident involved two passenger buses and a military …

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