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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Clashes Between Army and Ugandan Rebels Kills Dozens in DRC: Reports (Newsweek)

Clashes Between Army and Ugandan Rebels Kills Dozens in DRC: Reports (Newsweek)

At least 24 people died on Sunday in battles between a Ugandan rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and U.N. and local forces. The deaths included seven civilians who were hacked to death …

Dozens killed in DR Congo rebel attack (Al Jazeera)

Dozens killed in DR Congo rebel attack (Al Jazeera)

At least 25 people have been killed – including seven civilians hacked to death – in an overnight attack by the Ugandan rebels in an eastern town of Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the …

Pope in Africa: Christians and Muslims Are ‘Brothers and Sisters’ (Newsweek)

Pope in Africa: Christians and Muslims Are ‘Brothers and Sisters’ (Newsweek)

Pope Francis called for an end to interreligious violence as he visited a mosque in a Muslim neighborhood of the Central African Republic (CAR) capital, where thousands of beleaguered Muslims have been trapped by Christian …

UGANDA SEEKS TO SPEND 75 MLN USD TO IMPROVE INTERNET CONNECTIVITY

UGANDA SEEKS TO SPEND 75 MLN USD TO IMPROVE INTERNET CONNECTIVITY

By John Odyek

KAMPALA, Nov 30 (NNN-NEW VISION) — The Ugandan government is seeking parliamentary approval to borrow 75 million US dollars to improve Internet connectivity and broadband services in the country in line with …

Code 9 band celebrates five years in the game

Code 9 band celebrates five years in the game

We never got to know Chris Ireland for anything else but karaoke. He made it popular and as such turned places like Alleygators at Garden City, popular for karaoke sessions.
He went on to work …

UPDF tasked on rights abuses

UPDF tasked on rights abuses

Arua.

Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) officials have appealed to the Uganda Peoples Defence Force (UPDF) to cooperate with the rights body during investigations of human rights abuses.

They made the appeal at Bondo Army …

I get problems having sex, bending and sitting due to my pot belly

I get problems having sex, bending and sitting due to my pot belly

Dear Doctor: My brother and I have big stomachs yet we were very small when younger. I get problems sitting, bending and having sex. How can I reduce this belly? Does it run in the …

I miss meals most times, but am gaining weight instead

I miss meals most times, but am gaining weight instead

Dear Doctor: I am 25 years old and a widow with three children. I have to use my meagre resources to tend to these children and it is very stressful. Sometimes, I miss meals so …

Civil service can draw a lesson or two from LDC

Civil service can draw a lesson or two from LDC

The Law Development Centre’s pre-entry exam has become a plague for prospective aocates. Those that have taken the exam and passed it would tell you it’s so difficult the majority of practitioners would struggle to …

Scarce Dollar Scuppers Uganda – South Sudan Trade (allAfrica.com)

Scarce Dollar Scuppers Uganda – South Sudan Trade (allAfrica.com)

A South Sudan bound truck beign loaded at Arua Park in Kampala. INDEPENDENT/JIMMY SIYA 38 Nov.No hope in sight for settlement of $60m owed to Ugandan traders Following the signing of a peace agreement between …

Climate concerns unite activists at Alternative Nobels (dpa German Press Agency)

Climate concerns unite activists at Alternative Nobels (dpa German Press Agency)

Stockholm (dpa) – The need to control climate change was the unifying topic Monday as winners of the 2015 Right Livelihood Awards were honoured Monday for work ranging from gay rights to protection for the …

Congo-Kinshasa: Fighting Between Army and Rebels Kills 30 in DRC (World News and Opinion Mareeg.com)

Congo-Kinshasa: Fighting Between Army and Rebels Kills 30 in DRC (World News and Opinion Mareeg.com)

Tweet Fighting between the Congolese army and a Ugandan rebel group has claimed about 30 lives, a human rights activist said on Monday. The fatalities included 14 members of the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces …

Pope Francis – Ugandan Martyrs "Continue to Proclaim Jesus Christ and the Power of His Cross" (allAfrica.com)

Pope Francis – Ugandan Martyrs "Continue to Proclaim Jesus Christ and the Power of His Cross" (allAfrica.com)

[ACNS] The Pope has made a visit to the Anglican shrine to the Ugandan Martyrs in Namugongo, and spoke of the “ecumenism of blood”. Pope Francis looked visibly pained and shocked as Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, …