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2011, successful year for EAC

Despite some challenges, the East African Community (EAC) recorded key achievements in 2011, among them the appointment of a new secretary-general and the Common Market Protocol, which marks the start of a crucial stage in the region's integration. In April, at a ceremony in Dar es Salaam, Dr Richard Sezibera of [...]

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Give Kenyans a Sports Policy, Mr Minister

As we start yet another year, many things are pending from the previous year. But top on my list is the Sports Policy. This document has been pending for far too long, and I kindly ask Sports Minister Dr Paul Otuoma to ensure it goes through this year, given that [...]

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One piglet made him a Bunyoro tycoon

Mr Edward Kiiza is a millionaire. Nothing odd about that-many businessmen in the informal sector are millionaires- but for him, he has never really had a good job, no formal education and neither did he have an inheritance to his name. [...]

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Tanzania leads in East Africa on well-being

Tanzania beats its East African counterparts in the well-being of citizens, according to a study by a London-based institute. The Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index for 2011, which covered 110 countries as [...]

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Regional, national schools games set for Mombasa

Mombasa County will host National Secondary Schools Sports Association Term Two ‘B’ ball games and East and Central Africa Schools Championships. The coastal city will host the national games from August [...]

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JK: Constitution commission to start work next month

The Constitutional Review Commission will next month start collecting public views on a new constitution to allow the legal document to be in place for use in the 2015 elections. President [...]

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Rwanda: Hoops league set for February

Kigali Basketball club will begin their title defense next month when the hoops league throws off. According to the Secretary General of the Basketball Federation Jean Lucien Mugabo, the body’s General [...]

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When cost estimates are unrealistic

As another year has just begun, I thought I may just start off with a few rumblings and then a note. I learnt about the profession and a couple of [...]

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Choose smart ways to control construction costs

Stephen E. Ray, a quantity surveyor, ICM Consultants What is the role of a quantity surveyor? Construction has a consultancy team ranging from an architect to a quantity surveyor, electrical/mechanical engineer, civil [...]

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