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African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: There is renewed interest by academics, civil society and legislators over the continent’s extractive sector and want a common mining law. The legislators are concerned over natural resource governance and economic development on the African continent and are pushing for legislation that addresses issues of transparency and accountability by the governments and mining […]

Regional ministers of IGAD countries meet to discuss immigration concerns

Regional ministers of IGAD countries meet to discuss immigration concerns

Ministers from Seven countries who are members of the Inter Government Organization on Development (IGAD) are met last week for the ministerial meeting on immigration. In a meeting that opened on Wednesday at the Speke Resort Munyonyo was expected to review several immigration policies concerning the movement and administration of citizens in the seven member states. The […]

Red Cross uses drone to monitor refugee influx from South Sudan.

Red Cross uses drone to monitor refugee influx from South Sudan.

Uganda Red Cross Society recently deployed the first Red Cross unmanned aerial vehicle – a drone – in Africa to monitor the situation at a vast refugee camp on the border with South Sudan. The drone footage from northern Uganda revealed that a swathe of countryside is becoming home for the hundreds of people crossing […]

Kadaga appeals to regional speakers to empower their people on economic development.

Kadaga appeals to regional speakers to empower their people on economic development.

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has challenged regional speakers to use their positions to protect people from economic exploitation, vagaries of weather and bad governance. Opening the 9th Executive Council Meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union – (IPU-IGAD), Speaker Kadaga said that her colleagues also have to think about using their traditional tools of legislation, oversight […]

Fifa World Rankings: Uganda tops East Africa,Kenya drop and Cote D’Ivoire best in Africa

Fifa World Rankings: Uganda tops East Africa,Kenya drop and Cote D’Ivoire best in Africa

Uganda is the best ranked country in the East African region with neighbours Kenya dropping in the latest Fifa world rankings released on 15th September 2016. This comes after Uganda ended a 38-year wait by qualifying to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon as one of two best placed runners-up. Uganda cranes coach Milutin […]

African Union vote differed to January 2017

African Union vote differed to January 2017

The highly anticipated elections of a new chairperson to head the AU Commission has hit a snug after none of the aspiring candidates contesting for the position garnered the required majority votes in the initial stages of voting that took place in the Rwanda capital Kigali, Monday 18 July,2016. Uganda’s Dr. Specioza Wandira Kazibwe who […]

UNRA compensations stalls work on Mpigi-Kanoni road

UNRA compensations stalls work on  Mpigi-Kanoni road

Delays in resident compensation by the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) have stifled progress to the completion of the Mpigi- Kanoni road. This according to Milivoje Millisavijevic, the managing director ENERGO Uganda has affected the work progress on the 64km road that stretches through Seeta, Kabasanda-Gombe. ENERGO is the company that was awarded the contract […]

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

World Bank report says Ugandans & Ethiopians more productive than Kenyans.

The odd saying that one Kenyan can do a job worthy six Ugandans is about to change if we are to go by a new World Bank report on productivity in a work place. According to the The East African newspaper,the  World Bank report indicates that Kenyan workers are less productive than their counterparts in […]

Ethiopia presses Burundi and DR Congo to sign River Nile Agreement

The Ethiopian Government is pressing Burundi and the DR Congo to sign the new River Nile sharing agreement to allow the upstream River Nile countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Burundi, Rwanda and DR Congo use the River Nile water to develop infrastructure like Hydro-electric power dams without the consent of the River Nile lower […]

Africa 5th Big Brother Reality TV show coming soon

M-net Television is slated to kick start the screening of another big brother TV reality show dubbed the 5th edition of M-net’s Big Brother Africa a few days after the 2010 South African World Cup show. The show which is popular with many East African youth will start on 18th July 2010. It will be […]

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