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South Africa’s Zulu King dies at 72

South Africa’s Zulu King dies at 72

Goodwill Zwelithini, the controversial but revered king of South Africa’s Zulus, died Friday aged 72 after weeks in hospital, his palace announced.  The king wielded great influence among millions of Zulus through his largely ceremonial and spiritual role despite having no official power in modern South Africa. ‘It is with the utmost grief that I […]

South African President in self Quarantine

South African President in self Quarantine

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has gone into self-quarantine after learning that a guest at a charity dinner he attended tested positive for coronavirus, his office said Wednesday. “President Cyril Ramaphosa has begun a period of self-quarantine,” acting spokesman Tyrone Seale said in a statement. “The President is showing no symptoms at this time and […]

Makerere, 15 other African universities partner on research to fight poverty

Universities’ representativesa and other participants at the launch and research agenda setting workshop of ARUA in Lagos, last week. Makerere University has entered a partnership together with other fifteen African Universities to carry out research purposed towards eradicating poverty. Through the research, the universities intend to address issues of huge unemployment and other associated problems […]

Uganda sends a delegation to the Africa Oil Week 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa

Uganda sends a delegation to the Africa Oil Week 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa

Uganda is committed to developing its petroleum sector across the entire value chain, and clear strides to move the country’s key assets from the exploration phase into the development phase have been made. The country offers opportunities for companies looking to explore, develop and utilise its petroleum assets. Hon Irene Muloni, the Minister of Energy and Mineral […]

Uganda is not quitting ICC –Kadaga

Uganda is not quitting ICC –Kadaga

While at the commemoration of the 20 years of the Rome Statute in Netherlands, the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga reassured that Uganda had no intentions of leaving the International Criminal Court. “I want to begin by reassuring the President [of the ICC] that Uganda will not withdraw from the Rome Statute but we will […]

Cecilia Ogwal flags off national debating team for Indonesia championships

Cecilia Ogwal flags off national debating team for Indonesia championships

Dokolo Woman MP, Cecilia Ogwal this week flagged off the national team ahead of the world schools debate championships in Indonesia Ninety countries including Uganda will participate in the competition that is slated for July 31st to 11th of August in Bali. Ogwal met the team on behalf of the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga that is […]

Five Ugandan MPs sworn to serve at the Pan African Parliament

Five Ugandan MPs sworn to serve at the Pan African Parliament

Five Members from the Parliament of Uganda were yesterday sworn in as new Members of the Pan African Parliament (PAP).  The Members who were designated to the continental body took oath on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 during the Third Ordinary Session of the Fourth Parliament sitting at Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The members who were […]

Over 2million infected with AIDS annually as experts warn of complacency

Over 2million infected with AIDS annually as experts warn of complacency

Some two-and-a-half million people are still becoming infected with HIV every year, according to a new study published on Tuesday, even as drugs have slashed the death rate and virus-carriers live ever longer on anti-retroviral treatment. Where as results from an early safety trial with a potential HIV vaccine show some promising results, this could […]

African Union vote differed to January 2017

African Union vote differed to January 2017

The highly anticipated elections of a new chairperson to head the AU Commission has hit a snug after none of the aspiring candidates contesting for the position garnered the required majority votes in the initial stages of voting that took place in the Rwanda capital Kigali, Monday 18 July,2016. Uganda’s Dr. Specioza Wandira Kazibwe who […]

UNRA compensations stalls work on Mpigi-Kanoni road

UNRA compensations stalls work on  Mpigi-Kanoni road

Delays in resident compensation by the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) have stifled progress to the completion of the Mpigi- Kanoni road. This according to Milivoje Millisavijevic, the managing director ENERGO Uganda has affected the work progress on the 64km road that stretches through Seeta, Kabasanda-Gombe. ENERGO is the company that was awarded the contract […]

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