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Communities Can Help Turn Back the Threat of Terrorism

Communities Can Help Turn Back the Threat of Terrorism

To turn back the threat of terrorism, countries must turn to local communities. Whether in France, Turkey, or here in the United States, militaries and intelligence agencies can protect us from external threats and bring …

Statement by the spokesperson on the re-launch of inter-Burundian dialogue in Entebbe on 28 December 2015

Statement by the spokesperson on the re-launch of inter-Burundian dialogue in Entebbe on 28 December 2015

The relaunch of the inter-Burundian dialogue which took place at State House, in Entebbe on 28 December 2015 marks a key step in bringing together all components of Burundian society and political forces.

The personal …

UGANDA AMENDS TRADE LICENSING LAW

UGANDA AMENDS TRADE LICENSING LAW

By Samuel Sanya

KAMPALA, The Uganda government has amended the Trade Licensing Act after President Yoweri Museveni assented to changes in the law to provide an appeal mechanism and to reduce the cost of doing …

Les équipements de construction de XCMG en voie d’appuyer le projet ferroviaire entre la Chine et la Thaïlande

Les équipements de construction de XCMG en voie d’appuyer le projet ferroviaire entre la Chine et la Thaïlande

BANGKOK, 29 décembre 2015 / PRNewswire — XCMG, fabricant mondial de matériel de construction et d’exploitation minière s’est joint à la cérémonie officielle du lancement du projet de chemin de fer Chine – Thaïlande, cérémonie …

XCMG’s Construction Machinery on Track to Support China-Thailand Railway Project

XCMG’s Construction Machinery on Track to Support China-Thailand Railway Project

BANGKOK, Dec. 29, 2015 / PRNewswire — Global construction and mining equipment manufacturer XCMG joined the official launching ceremony of the China-Thailand railway project that was held at Chiang Rak Noi Station in central Thailand’s

BURUNDI PEACE TALKS BEGIN IN ENTEBBE, UGANDA

BURUNDI PEACE TALKS BEGIN IN ENTEBBE, UGANDA

ENTEBBE, The dialogue on the Burundi peace process has resumed in Uganda in a continuation of consultations undertaken earlier in July 2015 in the Burundi capital of Bujumbura.

The talks, which were scheduled to start …

Nanda Muruttettuwegama assumes duties as Lankapuvath Chairman

Nanda Muruttettuwegama assumes duties as Lankapuvath Chairman

Dec 24, Colombo: The Incumbent Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting   Corporation (SLBC) Attorney-at-Law and Legal Educationist, Mr. Nanda Muruttettuwegama assumed duties as the new Chairman of the Lankapuvath Ltd, the National News Agency of Sri …

PRES MUSEVENI ASSURES UGANDANS OF PEACE IN 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS

PRES MUSEVENI ASSURES UGANDANS OF PEACE IN 2016 GENERAL ELECTIONS

KAMPALA, President Yoweri Museveni has assured Ugandans that the country is peaceful and there will be no problem ahead of the 2016 general elections.

He advised Ugandans to remain calm and carry on with their …

As parties meet in Uganda, UN official urges consensual solution to Burundian crisis

As parties meet in Uganda, UN official urges consensual solution to Burundian crisis

A top United Nations official today called on all actors in Burundi to find a consensual solution to the crisis facing their country, which has been facing an upsurge in violence that has prompted fears …

CHAOS AT KAMPALA BUS TERMINAL FLOODED BY FESTIVE SEASON TRAVELLERS

CHAOS AT KAMPALA BUS TERMINAL FLOODED BY FESTIVE SEASON TRAVELLERS

By Samuel Balagadde

KAMPALA, There has been unprecedented choas at Kampala's major bus terminals as passengers travelling to destinations throughout the country for the year-end festive season outnumber the number of seats available in licensed …

An unwanted guest: El Niño and Africa in 2016

An unwanted guest: El Niño and Africa in 2016

El Niño is the largely unwanted Christmas gift – a warming of the tropical Pacific causing drought and floods that will peak at the end of this month, but will impact weather systems around the …

SPECIAL ENVOY FROM BURUNDI CALLS ON UGANDA’S PRESIDENT MUSEVENI

SPECIAL ENVOY FROM BURUNDI CALLS ON UGANDA’S PRESIDENT MUSEVENI

KAMPALA,President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has received a special message from his Burundian counterpart, President Pierre Nkurunziza.

A special envoy of President Nkurunziza and Chief of Staff in the President’s Office, Major-General Evariste Ndyashimiye, delivered …

Central African Republic: ICC Prosecutor warns against election-related violence, atrocity crimes

Central African Republic: ICC Prosecutor warns against election-related violence, atrocity crimes

As the Central African Republic (CAR) prepares for general elections, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said today that her Office will record any instance of violence and that anyone committing atrocity crimes will …