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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Leading Cocoa And Chocolate Companies Join Together To Help Cocoa Farmers Adapt To Weather And Climate Impacts

Leading Cocoa And Chocolate Companies Join Together To Help Cocoa Farmers Adapt To Weather And Climate Impacts

New Partnership in West Africa and Latin America Focused on Industry’s Sustainability

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) announced today the launch of its new program designed to

Les sociétés leaders des secteurs du cacao et du chocolat s’unissent pour aider les cacaoculteurs à s’adapter aux impacts des conditions météorologiques et du climat

Les sociétés leaders des secteurs du cacao et du chocolat s’unissent pour aider les cacaoculteurs à s’adapter aux impacts des conditions météorologiques et du climat

Un nouveau partenariat en Afrique de l Ouest et en Am érique latine ax é sur la durabilité du secteur

STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvanie, le 31 mai 2016 /PRNewswire/ — La World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) …

Wolf Blass Scores with Manchester City Football Club

Wolf Blass Scores with Manchester City Football Club

Iconic Australian wine brand partners with one of the English Premier League’s most exciting teams  

SINGAPORE, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Leading Australian wine brand Wolf Blass, announced today a multi-year marketing partnership with Manchester

Uganda: Congolese Police Officer Arrested in Uganda for Illegal Entry

Uganda: Congolese Police Officer Arrested in Uganda for Illegal Entry

Police in Uganda have arrested a Congolese police officer for allegedly crossing into the country illegally.

Mr Kambale Mulangi, a Congolese police man is said to have crossed into Uganda through Busunga trading centre -the …

Uganda: Kadaga Asks FDC to Clarify On Leader of the Opposition in Parliament

Uganda: Kadaga Asks FDC to Clarify On Leader of the Opposition in Parliament

The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has asked the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) to clarify Kasese Woman Representative Winnie Kizza's "proper title" in the [Shadow] cabinet.

She said once that is done she will …

Uganda: Kasango Ordered to Pay Shs3 Billion As Compensation to Tooro Queen Mother

Uganda: Kasango Ordered to Pay Shs3 Billion As Compensation to Tooro Queen Mother

Court in Kampala has ordered city lawyer Bob Kasango, who was recently convicted of theft to pay Shs3 billion as compensation to Tooro Queen Mother Best Kemigisa.

The presiding Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Jamson Karemani …

Predicting the spread of the Zika virus

Predicting the spread of the Zika virus

Countries that are well connected to Brazil have been at particularly high risk of importation of the Zika virus, according to researchers. However, subtropical and tropical countries with a history of dengue and other mosquito-borne …

Uganda Does Not Need Aid in Democracy – Says Museveni

Uganda Does Not Need Aid in Democracy – Says Museveni

President Museveni has dampened hopes of carrying Uganda carrying out substantial political reforms.

He said during the State of the Nation Address on Tuesday that Uganda had already carried out reforms.

"I have been hearing …

Uganda: State of the Nation Address 2016

Uganda: State of the Nation Address 2016

In fulfillment of the constitutional requirement under Article101 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni delivers the State of the Nation Address, 2016. The president will mainly give accountability on …

Uganda: Postpone Lukwago Swearing in, Kayihura Tells KCCA

Uganda: Postpone Lukwago Swearing in, Kayihura Tells KCCA

The Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has asked Jennifer Musisi, the executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to postpone the swearing in of the lord mayor, Erias Lukwago and city councilors scheduled …

Uganda: Terrorism – Why Judge Freed the Five

Uganda: Terrorism – Why Judge Freed the Five

Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo on Friday handed down sentences ranging from life in prison, 50 years and community service to eight of the 13 men accused of killing 76 people in twin bombings in Kampala in …

Uganda: Anger As MPs Sit Three in Office

Uganda: Anger As MPs Sit Three in Office

With huge expectations dampened by lack of office space, new MPs, who expected comfort, luxurious life and special treatment are readjusting to the reality.

After their inauguration last week, it is beginning to dawn on …

Uganda: Term, Age Limit – Activists Plot Court Action

Uganda: Term, Age Limit – Activists Plot Court Action

Civil society organisations, academicians and other good governance advocates are taking the long and heated political battle over restoration of presidential term limits to the Constitutional court.

In a yet-to-be-filed petition, the intending petitioners want …