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28 MW Genius Tracker™ Ordered from GameChange Solar for Southeast

28 MW Genius Tracker™ Ordered from GameChange Solar for Southeast

NEW YORK, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — GameChange Solar announced that it has received an order from a leading nationwide developer/installer for a 28 MW Genius Tracker™ single axis tracker system to be installed in …

Uganda’s Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Museveni’s Reelection

Uganda’s Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Museveni’s Reelection

KAMPALA -

Uganda's Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition seeking nullification of President Yoweri Museveni's disputed reelection last month, clearing the way for the 71-year-old veteran leader to extend his three-decade rule.

The ruling …

Mothers’ Revolt Against Curricula

Mothers’ Revolt Against Curricula

By Rahma Diaa

Cairo - As of Wednesday, more than 12,000 Facebook users have joined the "Egyptian mothers' revolt against curricula" page, banding together in solidarity against the "outdated" school curricula provided by the Ministry …

BMW Group And United Nations Alliance Of Civilizations (UNAOC) Announce Finalists For The Intercultural Innovation Award

BMW Group And United Nations Alliance Of Civilizations (UNAOC) Announce Finalists For The Intercultural Innovation Award

NEW YORK and MUNICH, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/– Ten projects have been named finalists by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and BMW Group for the Intercultural Innovation Award. The selection process was highly …

Uganda: Police Named Worst Abuser of Journalists

Uganda: Police Named Worst Abuser of Journalists

By Sadab Kitatta Kaaya

A new report has accused Police of being a leading abuser of press freedoms and rights in Uganda, adding to its notoriety as the most corrupt government entity.

According to the …

Uganda: Judgment Day Tomorrow in Amama Mbabazi Petition

Uganda: Judgment Day Tomorrow in Amama Mbabazi Petition

The Supreme court will tomorrow deliver its ruling in the petition in which Amama Mbabazi wants the reelection of President Museveni nullified.

Museveni was declared winner of the February 18 election, with 60.7 per cent …

Kampala Mayor’s Team Prevented From Accessing His Office

Kampala Mayor’s Team Prevented From Accessing His Office

Kampala's re-elected mayor, whose team was barred from cleaning up his closed office ahead of his official installation, says he will not be deterred from returning to the office once its renovation is complete.

Erias …

Uganda’s Besigye House Arrest Reaches 40th Day

Uganda’s Besigye House Arrest Reaches 40th Day

It has been 40 days since Ugandan police placed presidential candidate Kizza Besigye of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change under house arrest following that country's February 18 presidential election.

The Ugandan Electoral Commission announced …

Uganda: Besigye House Arrest Reaches 40th Day

Uganda: Besigye House Arrest Reaches 40th Day

By James Butty

It has been 40 days since Ugandan police placed presidential candidate Kizza Besigye of the opposition Forum for Democratic Change under house arrest following that country's February 18 presidential election.

The Ugandan …

Tanzanians Join Ugandans to Mourn Dhaira Loss

Tanzanians Join Ugandans to Mourn Dhaira Loss

T Former Uganda Cranes player Ibrahim Sekagya eulogised the deceased: "Rest in peace Abel, You have fought one of the toughest battles, Gone so young..!" He added: "My soldier. Ina lillahi wa in lillahi Rajoun.(From …

Oil Pipeline Construction to Go on as Planned

Oil Pipeline Construction to Go on as Planned

By Henry Mwangonde

Dar es Salaam - The government reitarated yesterday that the construction of a $4 billion (about Sh8.7 trillion) crude oil pipeline from Lake Albert-Kabaale in Uganda to Tanga port will commence in …

Uganda: Police Block Clerics From Accessing Besigye’s Home

Uganda: Police Block Clerics From Accessing Besigye’s Home

By Lilian Namagembe

Kampala - Police on Easter Monday morning intercepted two mini- busses carrying a group of 72 people from Rukungiri District who were headed to former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate …

Uganda: Chaka Chaka Uses Kansiime’s Show to Ask Museveni to Retire

Uganda: Chaka Chaka Uses Kansiime’s Show to Ask Museveni to Retire

By Felix Eupal

It was a surprise she had kept for the last minute. A few minutes past 6pm last Friday, renowned female comedian Anne Kansiime used social media to inform her fans:

"African princess …