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Data is the New Oil

DATA IS THE NEW OIL. The concept behind “data is the new oil” is that raw data isn’t valuable in itself, but, rather, the value is created when it is gathered completely and accurately and connected to other relevant data in a timely manner. When properly refined, usable data quickly becomes information which is a […]

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The Tilenga and EACOP Projects- Using Water Sustainbly

The Tilenga & EACOP Projects – Using Water Sustainbly The Albertine graben on the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is home to an estimated 6.5 billion barrels worth of oil, of which 1.4 billion are considered recoverable. Lake Albert is the major natural resource of the Albertine graben. It is Uganda’s second-largest […]

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Digital education should be a sustainable development goal

Digital education should be a sustainable development goal The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) wants access to digital education to be included in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to achieve equity in access to education, including tertiary learning. The association will petition the United Nations (UN) to include access to digital education in […]

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East Africa Update #10- Where Next? Renewables?

I’ve recently returned from Uganda.  It is a wonderful country to visit and I always enjoy my time in Kampala although I must say that my colleagues at the Virtual University always have plenty of people to meet and issues that I seem to get involved in.  I read with interest the article about Dickens Kamugisha […]

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East Africa Update # 17 Is there a new normal?

Is there a new normal? Colleagues Oil and Natural Gas Projects are slowly progressing…very slowly The world remains in varying stages of coronavirus lockdown, return to business as usual, and some form of new normal.   There are very few if any who should think they know where we are or where we are going.  Uncertainty […]

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Business Administration and Management (BBAM)

Business Administration and Management (BBAM) The BBAM Program of Nexus International University is a three-year program of 129 credit units, which admits Advanced level holders (for the 3-year programme), Diploma and Higher Diploma level graduates (for the 2-year programme) who have work experience in business enterprise. The programme aims at building on the competences attained […]

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East Africa 15a- Energy Transition Up in the Air?

Colleagues, especially those with an interest in East Africa energy developments. As many of you will have heard Total announced last week that they are purchasing Tullow’s entire 33% interest for $500m in cash plus $75m at FID.  At an acquisition cost of $1.0 to $1.5 per barrel, this could be seen as a good […]

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