Saw this at BBC Africa: The Ugandan film industry has been given a great boost by the decision to make the film of Giles Foden’s book The Last King of Scotland in the country, its actors have said. The film, which centres on the life of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, is currently in production in […]
zapped into this TV report on microfinancing: Mikro-Kredite Basically, microfinance provides loans and insurance to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans. An alternative and maybe more effective way to fight poverty… These two institutions were mentioned in the report: OikoCredit Procredit Holding [update] Another similar institution is: Opportunity International Bank of Malawi […]
Mark your calendars. There’s a blogger BBQ planned for July 24 in Konolfingen near Bern. See Blogger-Bräteln 2005 for all relevant details.
CNET on the Indian IT Job Market: Turnover in the software services industry runs at about 15 percent a year on average, and can exceed 30 percent at some companies, according to various sources. Relative to their counterparts in the United States and other developed nations, workers at Indian companies are both plentiful and inexpensive […]
On Kenya Unlimited: In response to the continued growth of the Kenyan Blog Webring (KBW) kenyaUnlimited set out to create an online meeting place for the diverse Kenyan visions, minds and voices that inhabit cyberspace. via Blogshop