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Refugees funding increased : Belgium

“The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the humanitarian pressure on the most vulnerable with major setbacks in poverty and gender equality.” Refuges Belgium on Wednesday at the Pledging conference for 2021, will announce an increase in its contribution to UNHCR’s core funding from Euros 8 million to 10 million, per year for the 3 coming years. […]

Police officer dies at house during sleep.

Police officer dies at house during sleep.

The Uganda Police Force is mourning the death of Assistant Superintendent of Police Gloria Nakiboneka who was the Officer in Charge Child and Family Protection Unit at Kabalagala Police Station, in Kampala. Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango told the media that Nakiboneka passed on in the night during her sleep at an unknown time. “She […]

Teen Girls Left to Raise their Siblings Struggle to Survive

Teen Girls Left to Raise their Siblings Struggle to Survive

By Moses Sakondo   At 16, Scovia Kaji’s primary concern in life should be school. But it isn’t. Her main worry is how to put food on the table for her three siblings after their mother abandoned them at Bidibidi refugee camp in January 2019. “It is hard to give them more than one meal […]

Hundreds of London people protest under Nigeria violence

Hundreds of London people protest under Nigeria violence

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari was the focus of the anger for his handling of anti-police brutality protests against the loathed Special Anti-Robbery Squad or Sars. Black-clad demonstrators, mostly part of Britain’s large Nigerian diaspora, held signs reading “End Sars, end police brutality” and sang “Buhari is a dead man” as they made their way through […]

Cooperates are involved to surpport needy children

Cooperates are involved to surpport needy children

Despite the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic that has reduced opportunities for children, especially the orphans, they still wear a smile on their faces. Olive Birungi Lumonya, National Director SOS Children’s Village Uganda, a Civil Society Organisation said with the effects of COVID-19, organizations dealing with children should begin laying strategies to raise the funds locally. According […]

France teachers attack: Seven people to attend court over Samuel Patty’s death

France teachers attack: Seven people to attend court over Samuel Patty’s death

Seven people will appear before an anti-terrorism judge as part of an investigation into the beheading of a school teacher in France. Samuel Patty, 47, was attacked after he showed controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad to his pupils. The attacker, 18-year-old Abdul lakh Anzorov, was shot dead by police. Two minors as well as […]

Should gene-editing be approved for its means or end

Should gene-editing be approved for its means or end

The notion of gene editing has taken phase to maybe advanced thoughts of people who may not be following progress in science and technology, what Bioethicists refers to as bio-technology. Many of us may have probably heard or known about stories of DNA tests that aim at creating identity. This identity is geared to find […]

India’s hangman, hungry to execute four rapists

India’s hangman, hungry to execute four rapists

Being a hangman may not be the best of jobs but one such man in Indian is excited for a call to Delhi in the coming days to execute four men who gang raped and murdered a female student on a moving bus a eight  years ago. Pawan Jallad, a fourth generation executioner, says he […]

We need to create grassroots radio stations-Besigye

We need to create grassroots radio stations-Besigye

Former Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Dr Col. Kizza Besigye has insisted that stopping him from reaching his people via radio stations won’t deter him from sending his message to people. Besigye said this on Saturday while in Kitgum district after the Kitgum Resident District Commissioner, Mr Christopher Omara reportedly ordered his talk that […]

Meghan Markle wows public with speech on women’s right

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has moved the public in New zealand with her speech based on the country’s history of women’s suffrage.  The Duchess was on a joint royal tour with her husband, Prince Harry in  New Zealand on Sunday. “We are proud to be able to join you tonight in celebrating the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in […]

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