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DP denies being in bed with NRM

  There is an apparent war within Uganda opposition parties with some sharp allegations to the effect that some member parties like the Democratic Party (DP) have allied with the National Resistance Movement (NRM). However the spokesperson of DP, Kenneth Paul Kakande clears that there is no such alliance between DP and NRM. There is […]

Apply for Femmes Africa Solidarité Internships

Femmes Africa Solidarité Internships: Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), an NGO with offices in Geneva, Dakar and New York, has regular open positions for unpaid internships for any person, male or female. The candidate must be interested in actively participating in gender based conflict resolution and peace building in Africa. FAS aims to facilitate, strengthen and […]

Work Experience Placements in UK

Work Experience Placements in UK: Applications invited for 3 months training & work experience placements in London. International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA) is an initiative set up by leading law firms and academics, which aims to develop African lawyers’ legal skills in international law, banking and finance, corporate and commercial law and dispute resolution in […]

Opposition members who asked British Parliament to investigate oil saga in Uganda face arrest on president Museveni orders

Opposition members in Uganda who petitioned the British Parliament asking it to investigate the oil agreements recently signed between Uganda and Tullow oil company face arrest. Uganda intelligence officers intercepted this letter yesterday and handed it over to president Museveni who has now directed police to hunt for the people behind it. The authors of […]

Global change offers research and Training in Africa

The global change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START) seeks to enhance scientific capacity for global environmental change (GEC) research in developing regions. START’s Africa Initiative (AI) seeks Pre-Proposals from African scientists for one-year projects on global environmental change in Africa. Proposed research must be field-based and should seek to address substantive policy-relevant challenges […]

Graduate Scholarships » Research Scholarships » PhD Scholarships

Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant: The Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant program supports short-term academic placements for students enrolled in a Master’s or PhD program at African universities. The program offers grants of up to CAD$10,000 each to fifteen students per year to conduct research for up to four months at select Canadian universities. An […]

US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns to visit Uganda, other African countries

The United States Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns will lead a high-level United States Government delegation to Africa from January 26-30. A statement from the US State Department says that Burns is expected in Ethiopia to attend the 18th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 29 and 30. The Deputy Secretary […]

Amama Mbabazi supporters petition parliament

Residents of kinkizi west  have petitioned parliament demanding for the prosecution of the youth  Member of parliament for western region  Gerald Karunga and all members who have been pinning their Member of parliament  and prime minister John Patrick Amama Mbabazi for  taking oil bribe from Tallow. The residents who were led by the kanungu woman Member of parliament […]

Car buying craze at Red Pepper

It is like every staff at the Red Pepper made buying a new car by the end of the year his/her year’s final resolution. With a month and so weeks remaining to close the year 2011, most of the workers are busy selling off their old cars and rushing to acquire new ones. In the […]

Attorney General says Mbabazi and Onek not obliged by parliamentary decisions

The Attorney General, Peter Nyombi has said the resolutions passed by Parliament asking Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and Internal affairs minister, Hillary Onek to step aside are not binding. In the resolutions passed by the House last month, the MPs demanded that the two ministers step down to give room for investigations into claims that […]

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