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Uganda health officials continue to place Ebola treatment centers on the congo boarders

Uganda health officials continue to place Ebola  treatment centers on the congo boarders

Its Evident that the threat of Ebola has calmed down in the United States and West Africa in the last two years, the disease continues to ravage parts of the African continent and Uganda has opened two Ebola treatment centers along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo to help combat it. According to […]

25 Candidates to stand for DR Congo presidency

25 Candidates to stand for DR Congo presidency

Over 25 candidates have come-up to show interest in the presidential seat of the Democratic Republic of Congo.This follows former president, Joseph Kabila’s announcement that he will not stand for another election.The elections that were originally scheduled to be held on 27 November 2016 are to be held 23 December 2018 to determine a successor to […]

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila not pursuing third term

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila not pursuing third term

Democratic Republic of Congo‘s President Joseph Kabila will not be seeking a third term in December’s election, his spokesperson has said. The governing coalition has nominated former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary has been a key supporter of President Kabila to be its candidate. Kabila’s second term ended in 2016, but elections have been delayed […]

ADF rebels Massacre Fourteen in DR Congo

ADF rebels Massacre Fourteen in DR Congo

Fourteen nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo who were allegedly abducted by the Uganda DR-Congo-based rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) have been found lying dead Beni region of North Kivu province. The deceased were ten men and four women.  “The 14 people who were abducted were found dead and buried” an army source told AFP. […]

Ebola hits DR Congo again

Ebola hits DR Congo again

The democratic republic of Congo has been hit by yet another Ebola outbreak just days after the termination of the previous one. Reports from the country indicated Ebola tracks in its conflict-torn east province of North Kivu. 20 people have been reported dead from the epidemic in the Beni region of North Kivu -which homes […]

MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

MPs direct West Nile officials to recover funds

The Public Accounts Committee (Local Governments) has directed Accounting Officers in West Nile Region to immediately take measures to recover funds spent but not supported by necessary documents. The Committee chaired by Hon. Reagan Okumu (Ind., Aswa) also directed the Arua district Accounting Officer to immediately recover four motor cycles allocated to various staff but […]

Vacancy for Support Services Manager, Uganda

Vacancy for Support Services Manager, Uganda

Job title Support Services Manager, Uganda Closing date 16.7.2018 Contract length 2 years Date needed by as soon as possible New post or Replacement New post Based in Kampala with frequent travels to field programmes Oganization The World Service is the internationally recognized humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), assisting people in need irrespective […]

IGAD force to pacify war-tone S.Sudan as warring parties disagree.

IGAD force to pacify war-tone S.Sudan as warring parties disagree.

As the one week shaky ceasefire seems to hold on in Juba, South Sudan, African leaders sitting at an AU summit in Kigali on Sunday agreed to re-enforce the UN-Mission with a regional force under IGAD if they are to save lives and pacify Juba. IGAD called on the UN Security Council to give it […]

Ugandan youths stuck in DRC prisons – Ambassador Kinobe

Ugandan youths stuck in DRC prisons – Ambassador Kinobe

Over 300 Ugandans are rotting in the Democratic Republic of Congo prisons over different crimes without facing justice. This was disclosed by Uganda’s top envoy to DR Congo, Ambassador James William Kinobe, while appearing before the Parliamentary Committee on Public accounts chaired by the Woman MP for Serere District Alice Alaso. He said that most of the arrested […]

US forces arrest Joseph Kony

It sounds unbelievable but it is true. The most wanted man by the US garrison and Uganda soldiers is about to be arrested. Sources in Uganda’s army, the UPDF tell us that using technological help from the US, the army has relocated the place where the LRA leader Joseph Kony is hiding in the Central […]

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