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Africa’s economic growth to fall 1.6% in 2016 – World Bank

Africa’s economic growth to fall 1.6% in 2016 – World Bank

In their October 2016 report: Africa’s pulse, An analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic future, the World Bank Group notes that after slowing to 3 percent in 2015, economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to fall to 1.6 percent in 2016. That is half of what it was last year and the lowest level […]

Uganda Opposition Leader Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye of Forum for Democratic Change swears in as President of Uganda

If Uganda’s politics were a matter of first declare first serve, Col. Dr. Kizza Besigye would be the official President of the Republic of Uganda today. The erstwhile opposition leader on Wednesday May 11 2016 was sworn in at a brief ceremony in Kampala and took oath of President of Uganda despite prolonged battles with […]

Uganda Farmers Contend with Seeds of Uncertainty

Uganda Farmers Contend with Seeds of Uncertainty

James Kisembo, a farmer in Kabarole, western Uganda, decided to prepare two acres for growing beans, three times the size of what he grew in 2014. Kisembo was inspired by the good harvest his neighbour got the previous season. He went hunting for the better seed varieties from a seed shop in Fort Portal town. […]

Link found between pregnancy obesity and baby’s vitamin D levels

Link found between pregnancy obesity and baby’s vitamin D levels

Many pregnant women have taken up different endeavours to avoid the unwanted weight gain during the nine months; they have taken to exercise, pregnancy yoga, walking, swimming, name it. However, some are not of this view and go ahead to eat for two, having the leeway given by a pregnancy. Whichever category a woman finds […]

AFCON qualifiers 2017: Uganda Cranes away to Comoros Island

AFCON qualifiers 2017: Uganda Cranes away to Comoros Island

Victory for Coach Mulitin ‘Micho’ Sredojević ‘s side will see them gun maximum points from two games in the for the 2017 AFCON qualifiers .Uganda Cranes play the groups’ under dogs Comoros at Mitsamiouli stadium in Moroni. The Cranes opened the campaign beating Botswana 2-0 in June at Namboole. In terms of this outing against […]

1 in 4 Ugandans is under nourished- UN Hunger Report

1 in 4 Ugandans is under nourished- UN Hunger Report

In the annual UN hunger report, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2015 – SOFI),published on 27 May 2015 by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP) it is noted that world hunger has fallen to under 800 million people. This was the MGD number […]

Harmonise policies to solve Africa’s problems – Cecilia Ogwal speaks at 3rd Pan African Parliament

Harmonise policies to solve Africa’s problems – Cecilia Ogwal speaks at 3rd Pan African Parliament

  The Opposition Chief Whip, Hon. Cecilia Atim-Ogwal has called for a harmonization of national policies and strategies across country borders in order to offer proper solutions to problems affecting the African people. Ogwal, who was representing the Speaker of Parliament at the opening of the Sixth Ordinary Session of the 3rd Pan African Parliament, […]

PAP Presidency set to stir up Continental Parliament

PAP Presidency set to stir up Continental Parliament

When the Pan African Parliament meets for the 6th Ordinary Session of the 3rd Parliament, one of the main items on the agenda will be the election of a new President (Speaker), who chairs the Bureau and House sittings. Comprising of the PAP President and four Vice Presidents, the Bureau (similar to Parliament of Uganda’s Parliamentary […]

Kenya National Police Service Commission (NPSC) Holds Successful Recruitment

Kenya National Police Service Commission (NPSC) Holds Successful Recruitment

In a call for applications for their 2015 Recruitment, the Kenya Police put out a notice stating “Pursuant of the articles particularly articles 10;232; 238(d;) 243; 246(3); 246(4) and chapter six, sections 10, 11 and 12 the National Police Service Commission Act, 2011, the National Police Service Commission (NPSC) seeks to recruit suitable and qualified […]

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