Pins tagged with: Uganda

02. 15. 00:12h
The eco car branded Kiira EV was test driven at the university premises as students gathered to witness the landmark occasion. The Kiira EV car is the first environmentally friendly car to be designed in Uganda and it's the brainchild of Professor Stevens Tikocdri who says the car can run for eighty kilometers on a full battery.
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05. 01. 11:03h
This Ugandan teen girl who played chess for food becomes global chess prodigy. She grew up in one of the poorest spots on earth. She couldn't read or write. As a child, she scrounged for food each day for herself, her mother, and her brother. Today her story grabbed the world’s attention, making children across her home country become even more interested in the game of chess also her story will be told as a protagonist in a future Disney movie.
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05. 30. 20:16h
In Kalangala, Uganda, John Muyisa woke up one day to find bulldozers clearing his land to plant oil palms. John and his community have preserved their forests and lands for generations. Now their way of life is at risk. Support John. Join Friends of the Earth International, and take action to stop land grabbing in Uganda http://www.foei.org/landgrab This videoclip has been produced by http://www.thesourcefilm.org for Friends of the Earth International. Music by Gary Reuben Morris - http://www.hoorayface.bandcamp.com This video was produced as part of the project 'Development Fields: Using land to reduce poverty' with the financial support of the European Commission. The content is the exclusive responsibility of the producers and does not reflect the position of the European Commission
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06. 08. 21:18h
People would probably rather not think about it, but the waste produced when animals are slaughtered - including blood and faeces - needs to be disposed of in a way that does not damage the environment. In Uganda, that has been a particular problem, with waste from an abattoir in the capital Kampala seeping into Lake Victoria. However, there is now a novel solution, as Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
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08. 05. 10:12h
He’s only 22 and already a billionaire – at least in Uganda where he lives. IT student Abdu Sekalala has made a fortune designing mobile phone Apps. His applications have rivalled some of the world’s most popular platforms in downloads………Wordbook is among the most successful. It earns him 1.25 dollars everytime it’s downloaded. So far that’s over 300,000 times – making him some 375,000 U.S. dollars. Source: http://www.forbes.com
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08. 14. 08:50h
Ghetto Kids (triplets) dancing - follow me follow me
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02. 01. 11:11h
Uganda's state owned automobile company, Kiira Motors Corporation, is building what's expected to be Africa's first solar powered bus. The prototype is in its completion stage and will be unveiled next month in the capital Kampala.
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