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Former Kenya prime minister tests positive for COVID-19

Former Kenya prime minister tests positive for COVID-19

Former Kenyan Prime Minister who is also Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Amollo Odinga has tested positive for Covid-19. Odinga’s personal physician Dr.  David Oluoch-Olunya in a statement released on Thursday evening confirmed the positive results. “We have confirmed Odinga has SARs-2 Covid-19 He is responding well to treatment he is receiving at the Nairobi hospital […]

We need curfew reviewed: Parliarment

We need curfew reviewed: Parliarment

Parliament has tasked Government to consider scrapping the 9:00pm-6:00am curfew hours aimed at curtailing movement of people as part of several measures to prevent the spread of Covid19. The lawmakers led by Gilbert Olanya (Kilak County) argue that curfew should either be eased or scrapped because it is hurting the economy. In March last year […]

Face Technologies to stop issuing driving permits strating March 1st

After 18 years in the driving permit issuance services in the country, Face Technologies will on March 1 handover the role to Uganda Security Printing Company (USPC). According to the works and transport minister, Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, the new company is now ready to take over the mandate to issue driving permits, following a […]

Reasons for amending presidential elections

Reasons for amending presidential elections

The Supreme Court is sitting today Tuesday, 9th February, 2021 to hear an application by NUP President Robert Kyagulanyi  seeking leave to amend the petition he filed last week challenging the Election Victory of the incumbent President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. A panel of nine Justices led by the Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Ddollo have convened […]

19 dead during gun raid: Northwest Nigeria

19 dead during gun raid: Northwest Nigeria

Nineteen people were killed at the weekend when armed men raided two villages in northwest Nigeria’s Kaduna state, the government said, in the latest violence to hit the region. Gunmen from kidnapping and cattle rustling gangs — called bandits by locals — often raid villages in northwest Nigeria, stealing cattle, kidnapping for ransom and burning […]

Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday issued a decision to dissolve the government, said the Council of Ministers in a statement. “In accordance with the provisions of the constitutional document for the transitional period, the prime minister issued a decision today to relieve the ministers and ministers of state in the government of the […]

Mozambique to go into curfew ever since civil war

Mozambique to go into curfew ever since civil war

About two million Mozambicans in the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus breakout will from Friday adhere to a curfew for the first time since the civil war ended in 1992, President Filipe Nyusi announced Thursday.  The southern African nation’s decision to impose a 9:00 pm to 4:00 am curfew in the Great Maputo area — […]

Ugandan workers still stranded in Saudi Arabia

Ugandan workers still stranded in Saudi Arabia

Bugabula County MP Maurice Kibalya has appealed to the government to help 43 migrant Ugandan workers, whom he said are stranded in Saudi Arabia, to come back to Uganda. On Thursday, Kibalya read in parliament a letter dated January 19, 2021 in which the Ministry of Gender was asking labor recruiting companies that took the […]

Lord of Resistance Army Commander to know fate today

Lord of Resistance Army Commander to know fate today

The verdict of Dominic Ongwen, a former Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) commander is to be delivered today Thursday 4th February at the International Criminal Court (ICC). Ongwen   is charged with 70 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes he allegedly committed during the LRA insurgency that ravaged northern Uganda for over 18 years. According […]

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

Kyagulanyi Legal team serves Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has been served with a copy of the electoral petition by the legal team of the National Unity Platform (NUP) president, Robert Kyagulanyi. Museveni’s lawyers were served by Kyagulanyi’s lead counsel, Anthony Wameli, at the Supreme Court in Kampala on Wednesday. According to the secretary-general of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM), […]

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