Business International Politics

World Bank Vice President Meets President Museveni

By Joshua Nahamya The World Bank Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem has concluded a two-day visit to Uganda. This was Ghanem’s first visit to Uganda where she offered government support, including Emergency Funds for Strengthening Preparedness for Coronavirus. While in Uganda, Ghanem met with President Yoweri Museveni and discussed how best the World Bank […]

Business East Africa Health International National

Coronavirus: Business Community advised to halt going to China.

The Kampala City Trader’s Association –KACITA has advised the business community travelling to China to halt their travels until the Coronavirus situation in China is contained Issah Ssekito, the KACITA spokesperson on Tuesday Jan 28,2020 revealed that this situation is very deadly if people don’t be vigilant and follow authorities advice. Meanwhile, The Ministry of Health […]

Environment International National Natural Women

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate accuses western media of racism.

Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate has accused the western media of racism after she was cropped out of a photograph taken with her white peers in Davos,a town in the Swiss Alps, within the canton of Graubünden, a popular ski resort with a conference center that hosts the annual World Economic Forum. In an emotional […]

East Africa Environment International National Natural

Locusts in East Africa: UN calls for immediate aid.

United Nation (UN) Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called for international intervention/aid to “avert any threats to food security, livelihoods, malnutrition”. It requires 10 m U.S dollars. Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are struggling with “unprecedented” and “devastating” swarms of the food-eating locusts, the FAO has said, fearing locust numbers could grow 500 times by […]

International Security

25 Soldiers,63 killed in Niger attack.

West Africa – Suspected Islamist militants have killed 25 soldiers,six others wounded in an attack on an army post in west Niger near its border with Mali on Thursday. It was not immediately revealed who was responsible for the attack on the post at Chinagodrar, about 130 miles (209 km) north of the capital Niamey, […]

Education International

American Tourist Killed by Wasps in Bwindi

By APN Reporter Kabale An American tourist aged 65 was on Thursday stung to death by wasps while tracking gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National park. The deceased, Gloria Suemiller, a resident of Oklahoma City was stung to death by wasps at around 10:30AM while at Katonvi, Ruhija zone. The police spokesperson for Kigezi region, Elly […]