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Over 4,000 Teenage Pregnancies Registered in Northern Uganda

Over 4,000 Teenage Pregnancies Registered in Northern Uganda

Human Right Focus Uganda (HURIFO) report shows that 4,062 cases of teenage pregnancies have been recorded in the Acholi sub-region during the COVID-19 Lockdown. Francis Odongyoo, the Executive Director, HURIFO revealed to the source in an interview that the 4,062 cases of teenage pregnancies were collected from the Acholi sub-region, excluding data from Omoro and […]

List of MPs Who Joined Bobi Wine (National Unity Party)

List of MPs Who Joined Bobi Wine (National Unity Party)

A total of 16 Members of Parliament (MPs) from different politicals  joined the National Unity Platform (NUP)on 13th August 2020. NUP is a liberal progressive political party in Uganda led by Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu and the party spokesperson is Joel Ssenyonyi. These MPs crossed from Democratic Party (DP) and the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) to Bobi Wine’s camp. Below is the list; Names […]

Alibaba Co-Founder Jack Ma Donates Masks, Testing Kits and Protective Gears to Uganda Fight Coronavirus

Alibaba Co-Founder Jack Ma Donates Masks, Testing Kits and Protective Gears to Uganda Fight Coronavirus

On 24th March 2020, Uganda received a donation of 20,000 testing kits, 100,000 masks and 1,000 protective suits from Alibaba Co-Founder Jack Ma in a bid to support African countries fight COVID19. According Mr. Emmanuel Ainebyoona, the senior spokesperson of the ministry of health, “the equipment reached the country in the evening by the Ethiopian […]

Coronavirus Cases in Uganda Rise To 19

Coronavirus Cases in Uganda Rise To 19

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed five new cases of coronavirus in Uganda bringing the total number to 14. Minister of State for Primary Health Care, Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu on Wednesday said that two of the five cases are Chinese nationals while the others are Ugandans. All the first nine confirmed cases are […]

UN Issues $15m to Vulnerable Countries Fight Coronavirus

UN Issues $15m to Vulnerable Countries Fight Coronavirus

Fighting against Coronavirus, the United Nation’s Central Emergency Fund has donated $15 million to fund vulnerable countries with weak health care systems to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The announcement came as the World Health Organization (WHO) upgraded the global risk of the coronavirus outbreak to ‘very high’ – its top level of […]

Coronavirus Cases in Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia

Coronavirus Cases in Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia

Health Ministries of Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia have confirmed the first cases of Coronavirus in their countries, BBC reports. The patient in Morocco is a Moroccan man living in Italy, the Reuters news agency reports, and he is receiving treatment at a hospital in Casablanca, the largest city of Morocco. His health condition is not […]

UN removes Sudan from the list of countries that support terrorism

UN removes Sudan from the list of countries that support terrorism

The UN secretary general António Guterres has told African leaders that it’s time to remove Sudan from the list of states that support terrorism. This was addressed during the annual African union summit in Addis Ababa the capital city of Ethiopia, Guterres said UN will now extend support to Sudan. The 33rd African Union (AU) summit was […]

Desert locusts Invades North Uganda, Amudat District

Desert locusts Invades North Uganda, Amudat District

The Ministry of agriculture in Uganda has announced the invasion of Desert locusts in the country, these locusts invaded Uganda through Amudat District via North West Pokot in Kenya on Sunday. According to United Nations Food and Agriculture Organizations (FAO) Desert locusts have demolished vegetation in Kenya as they move toward Uganda.   Desert locust […]

Museveni eulogises Moi as African Icon

Museveni eulogises Moi as African Icon

President Yoweri Museveni has described fallen former Kenyan head of state Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi as an icon who supported the East African Community and its integration. “I learnt with sadness about the death of Mzee Daniel Toroitich arap Moi, the former president of Kenya. Him, Mzee Hassan Mwinyi and I revived what had become […]

Life of Mzee Moi Toroitich Former Kenyan President

Life of  Mzee Moi Toroitich Former Kenyan President

Former Kenya’s President Daniel Toroitich arap Moi died at the age of 95 at Nairobi hospital. Moi was the second president of Kenya since independence. Accorded to Kenyan history, Torocitich was the first president to rule Kenya for the longest period of time, (1978-2002). Moi’s  life. Born in Kuriengwo village, Sacho division, Baringo County, moi was the fifth […]

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