Amy Fallon

Amy Fallon works from Helsinki, Finland. I like water. PhD researcher at @AaltoWAT @AaltoUniversity exploring Finland in between researching water governance and climate variability. UEA alum! Amy Fallon has over 239 followers on Twitter.

Uganda rows over Museveni’s rule

As MPs scuffle over the president’s ageing reign, protesters take the battle to the streets

Ugandan medics seek Libya payday

The brain drain to North Africa threatens to hobble the nation’s health system

Uganda justifies brain drain

Judgment has been postponed indefinitely as a battle wages over the 'export' of health workers.

Uganda: NGO takes govt to court for brain drain

Uganda's biggest public health threat is the drain of its medical brains to Trinidad and Tobago.

Antiporn law screws risque Ugandan singer

Jemimah Kansiime's livelihood is now under threat as her Rihannaesque antics could lead to jail time.

Ugandan MP’s lonely anti-gay law battle

A court overturned the anti-gay Bill on a technicality, and the politician who fought it plans to fight a bid to have it passed again.

Cold comfort for Rwanda

So much of the world is familiar with ice cream that it is difficult to imagine discovering it for the first time, as these Rwandan women did.

Africa to get its own web encyclopedia

The online encyclopedia will serve as a repository for the continent's rich traditions, crafts and culture.

East Africa ups the fashion stakes

Fashion Weeks in Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi provide a showcase for local designers and are spurring similar events in neighbouring countries.

Idi Amin: The tour of terror (ticket please)

Uganda's tourism board wants to cash in on those who are fascinated by the dictator's brutal reign.

Anti-gay law puts Uganda tourism at risk

Uganda could suffer a backlash from tour operators in the West angered by President Yoweri Museveni's new law against homosexuality.

Uganda’s outrage skirts the law.

President Yoweri Museveni's anti-pornography Act is no laughing matter despite a spirited protest against the miniskirt ban, writes Amy Fallon.

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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