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  • Welcome: Pavilion Group's CEO Seah Moon Ming (left) with Maswi last week in Dar es Salaam

  • Ben Chumo: Kenya Power Managing Director

  • LIKE GRAND DAD: Christopher Baker and David Baker at Murchison Falls National park

  • PRESS YES: It was Kenya’s Safricom whose launch of Mpesa sent ripples around the world and unleashed a mobile money revolution.

  • Customers at a mobile money kiosk on the outskirts of Kampala

  • President Jakaya Kikwete

  • Drying coffee on the ground instead of raised beds is one of the reasons Ugandan coffee is losing value

  • EAC SPIRIT: The five East African Presidents during last week’s plenary session of the 15th Ordinary Summit of the Community Heads of State at the Speke Resort, Kampalaw

  • 50 years together: World Bank Vice President for Africa Makhtar Diop (in Red Tie) claps after handing over a book to Uganda’s Finance Minister Maria Kiwanuka. The book is profiling all Word Bank funded programs and partnerships in Uganda. Looking on is Uganda Vice President Edward Ssekandi (M), Phillipe Dongier WB Country Director, Uganda, Tanzania and Burundi (L) and Moustapha Diaye WB Uganda Country Manager (R).

  • TEAM WORK: The Uganda Cranes football team at a training camp. The team needs to be motivated to achieve glory.

  • REA Executive Director, Godfrey Turyahikayo, (right) leads invited guests and officials to cut the cake during the function last week. (Photo by Emma Onyango)

  • THE END: The Mombasa refinery is the only one in East Africa,

  • TALKS: President Jakaya Kikwete meets with a potential investor in Colombo recently.

  • Precision Air Boeing 737-300

  • NICE: Germany paid for the Secretariat main block situated near the Arusha International Conference centre.

  • Radio and Weazle of the Goodlyf crew performing

  • Officials say TANCIS will mean considerable cost savings for clearing agents.

  • FOOD SOVEREIGNTY: Experts say a sustainable and reliable seeds supply chain is needed to ensure food security.

  • THANK YOU: Less time at the border because of the system.

  • Biggest EMPLOYER: As a policy, Barrick locally sources many of the inputs used for its operations.

  • NEW RULES: Investors will now be given an initial three years to prove they are serious about their plans.

  • Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s most accessible high summits

  • RAINBOW’S END: The writer Leonard Magomba basks in the splendour of the angry waters as the plunge to into the ‘Devil’s Cauldron’ begins.

  • JOY: Farmers harvesting their cassava and packing it ready to take to the market.

  • (LEFT-RIGHT) Kirya, Sharpe Sewali and Siima Kyomuhendo have been retained as judges

  • ON MESSAGE: Sezibera says integration is pivotal for a resurgent, dynamic, prosperous confident Africa.

  • Kwita Izina was launched in 2005 and has so far seen 173 baby gorillas named by different people who include the Rwandan President Paul Kagame and the First Lady Jeanette Kagame.

  • DIRE: Uganda’s minerals sector is dominated by small-scale miners who work with the minimum of the required equipment and little money to invest with. (PHOTO BY BAZ WAISWA)

  • GOING TO NGORONGORO: Starting April there will be one flight a week between Tel Aviv and Kilimanjaro International.

  • INFRASTRUCTURE: President Kenyatta gives some remarks at the ground-breaking of the new international terminal at JKIA recently.

  • GROWING STAPLE CROP: Many farmers rely on the government to provide them with subsidised seeds.

  • STUDY TOUR: The oil companies have tried to be as transparent as possible. (PHOTO BY LEONARD MAGOMBA)

  • CONVENIENCE: Five million Ugandans are now using mobile money to do business.

  • WASH OUT: Many upcountry roads can be tricky to use, particularly during the rainy season.

  • celebration: Health minister Dr. Rugunda (R) signs the NMS magazine as NMS chief Kamabare looks on.

  • Byandala waves the national flag to officially open the new runway as other dignitaries and CAA officials look on last week. (Photo by Paul Tentena)

  • Tanzania wants the Algerians, who have been in the business for 40 years, to help build local human resource capacity in the oil and gas industry.

  • TRAFFIC JAM: It was agreed to adopt the practice of group procurement to improve efficiency.

  • Motivation: A youth addressing colleagues at a YouthConnekt Awards boot camp

  • Finance: Tea pluckers of Tatega hope to ripe from benefits put forward by the community bank

  • Mining in Uganda has mostly been dominated by small operations that lack sufficient capital to fully exploit the ore.

  • The Netherlands Ambassador to Rwanda Leoni Cuelenaere pointed out that supporting feeder roads will not only ease access to markets but also create employment.

  • SOYBEAN: The project aims at doubling production levels

  • CELEBRATE: Pupils dancing on graduation day at the primary school.

  • TECHNOLOGY: Tanzanian students in the lab learning more about the use of computers.

  • Burundi minister of tourism Victoire Ndikumana

  • Trade Mark EA Country Director Allen Asiimwe (L) talking to Shem Bageine (R) State Minister for EAC Affairs during a workshop where Parliamentary Committee members were updated on the current affairs of the EAC regional integration.

  • The Executive Director of Kampala Capital City Authority rides on the back of a camel during the 2nd edtion of the Kampala City Festival

  • Tobacco plantation

  • Precision Air Boeing 737-300

  • URA Tax-Payer Appreciation Day

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