Daily Archives : 16th June 2014


Day of the African Child

Today June 16th is the International Day of the African Child, and this has been celebrated on this day each year since 1991.  On June 16th 1976, thousands of South African school children marched from their schools in Orlando to…

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Uganda: Actis sells further 6.7% of Umeme

Actis, the pan-emerging markets private equity firm, on 16th June announced the successful conclusion of a two-part transaction that has seen the firm, through its subsidiary, Umeme Holdings Ltd (“UHL”), sell a total 45.7% of Ugandan electricity distribution company, Umeme…

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Queuing to vote during elections in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone: Towards getting politics right

By Charles Davies The Constitutional Review Commission must be seen as an opportunity to change the current system of government and replacing it with a system that will make governance better.  To that extent, the APC government of President Ernest…

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