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.

Press Releases

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

JSE-listed company BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

The rise and rise of Rise Uniforms

'If you can’t take a risk then you’re not an entrepreneur, and you might as well get out of the space' says Ntombekhaya Nonnxuba

How to get R7 000 government funding for your spaza shop or traditional grocery store

The Spaza Shop Support scheme allows for your business to access a R3 500 working capital injection and an additional R3 500 in revolving credit

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