• January 31, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

At least nine die in new year shopping mall crush in Uganda’s capital

At least nine people, including children, were killed and several others injured in a stampede during a New Year’s Eve celebration at a shopping mall in Uganda’s capital Kampala, police said …

Business:Uganda and IMF reach $240 million agreement

Uganda and the International Monetary Fund have reached an agreement for 240 million US dollars in financing. The IMF staff made the announcement Wednesday (Dec. 21). The deal on economic policies …

Lawyers force Ugandan university to cancel mandatory pregnancy tests

Kampala International University yesterday yielded to pressure from the female lawyers and rescinded its planned mandatory pregnancy tests for nurses and midwives. The university had on November 8 ordered all female …

Uganda to shortens school term to curb Ebola

Uganda will shorten the school term by two weeks to reduce daily contact among students and help curb the spread of Ebola, the education minister announced on Tuesday (November 8). Authorities …

Uganda works to contain Ebola outbreak

Thirty days since Uganda declared the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, 24 people have died in the central district of Mubende. The government says it has put more than 80 …

EU allocates €200,000 to combat Ebola outbreak in Uganda

The European Union has mobilised 200,000 euros to help the Ugandan Red Cross in the face of a fresh Ebola outbreak which has already left more than 40 people dead in …

Ebola infections rise in Uganda as death toll rises to 23

Ebola infections have risen to across districts in Uganda, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed and suspected deaths to 23, health authorities in the east African country said Monday. Uganda declared …

Uganda registers six new cases of Ebola in latest outbreak

Uganda on Thursday said it had detected 6 new cases of Ebola, raising the total number of confirmed cases to seven. A local daily reported on Wednesay that the death toll …

Uganda confirms Ebola outbreak after man dies of virus

Uganda confirmed an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Mubende District (centre of the country) following the death of one patient. The confirmed case, a 24-year-old man, passed away on …

Uganda ordered to pay $325 million to DRC in reparations

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday set at $325 million the amount of reparations that Kampala must pay to Kinshasa for the invasion by Uganda of the eastern Democratic …