I am back in Kampala now. I have a deluge of information to dig through from the 1st East African Investment Conference. Actually, now that I think about it, I have a lot of posts regarding East Africa in general that are in the pipeline. It may seem that I’ve abandoned Project Aloe altogether, but […]

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The afternoon sessions here after lunch were for the most part held hostage as the EAC heads of state left hundreds of attendees waiting in vain. It’s just now approaching 6pm here in Kigali and we’ve been waiting for more than 4 hours for the afternoon session to convene. I’ve actually seen several people asleep […]

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President Museveni of Uganda opened the Presidential parade of keynote addresses with a reference to the New Testament. His charismatic delivery of Matthews Chapter 19, verses 16-17, was received with resounding applause and laughter. It was clear that if he didn’t win you over with guns and bombs, he was equally capable of willing you […]

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Project Diaspora is attending the EAC Investment Conference in Kigali this week. I am not sure what to expect from the conference, or Kigali, for that matter. This is my first time to Kigali, and this would be the first of what I hope to be many more EAC conferences. I will attempt to do […]

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The Rwandese Government is set to kick off the first ever East African Investment Conference later this month. According to the official registration site, the conference “is designed to showcase “Leveraging the East African Market through Trade and Investment” Over 700 leading business executives are expected to attend, as well as EAC’s heads of state. […]

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