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UGANDA’S JUDICIARY DEVELOPS ICT STRATEGY

UGANDA’S JUDICIARY DEVELOPS ICT STRATEGY

KAMPALA, Uganda's judiciary has developed a robust Information Communication Technology (ICT) strategy and expects that its e-justice platform will become operational within the next three years, says Chief Justice Bart Katureebe.

At the same time, …

Uganda Lawmakers Plan to Remove Presidential Age Limit

Uganda Lawmakers Plan to Remove Presidential Age Limit

KAMPALA, UGANDA � Lawmakers with Uganda's ruling party on Tuesday backed plans to remove the presidential age limit, which would allow longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

The ruling party caucus decided to …

TVU Networks to Make Available Hundreds of Its TVU One and TVUPack Mobile Transmitters for the Upcoming Presidential Re-election Vote in Kenya

TVU Networks to Make Available Hundreds of Its TVU One and TVUPack Mobile Transmitters for the Upcoming Presidential Re-election Vote in Kenya

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TVU Networks, the global technology and innovation leader in live IP video solutions, announced today that it will provide comprehensive support to all media organizations in …

ICRC Driver Killed in South Sudan Ambush

ICRC Driver Killed in South Sudan Ambush

JUBA � A worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was shot and killed over the weekend when a convoy of their vehicles traveling in former Western Equatoria was ambushed.

ICRC driver …

UGANDA TARGETS FOUR MILLION TOURISTS FROM CHINA

UGANDA TARGETS FOUR MILLION TOURISTS FROM CHINA

KAMPALA, Tourism Minister, Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu, has said Uganda is targeting four million tourists by 2020.

Prof Kamuntu is heading a delegation of government and private sector players at the China Guangdong International Tourism Expo …

UGANDA’S WOMEN ACTIVISTS TO PETITION PARLIAMENT OVER MARRIAGE BILL

UGANDA’S WOMEN ACTIVISTS TO PETITION PARLIAMENT OVER MARRIAGE BILL

KAMPALA, Women activists under Women and Rural Development Network (WORUDET) have kicked off a countrywide drive of gathering signatures to petition Parliament to discuss and pass into law the Marriage Bill 2017.

According to Laureen …

Podcast special: We need “a surge in diplomacy for peace” Guterres

Podcast special: We need “a surge in diplomacy for peace” Guterres

In his first interview for UN News, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres tells us there needs to be a surge in diplomacy for peace, and that global problems need global solutions beyond the capacity of any superpower.…

UGANDANS URGED TO EMBRACE VALUE-ADDITION

UGANDANS URGED TO EMBRACE VALUE-ADDITION

KAMPALA, Ugandans have been urged to embrace value-addition, especially with Agricultural products if they are to make it to the international market.

Speaking during a field tour in Nsanje , Kyotera district, Prof. Charles Kwesiga, …

Former President Barack Obama to Join Bill and Melinda Gates and Other Leaders at Goalkeepers Event in New York

Former President Barack Obama to Join Bill and Melinda Gates and Other Leaders at Goalkeepers Event in New York

Inaugural Gates Foundation Events to Highlight Progress Against Global Poverty and Disease, Showcase Innovative Solutions to Advance the Global Goals

SEATTLE, Sept. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Former President Barack Obama will join Bill and Melinda …

Cision Adds EMEAI President to Leadership Team to Drive International Focus

Cision Adds EMEAI President to Leadership Team to Drive International Focus

Abe Smith brings expertise in international expansion for U.S.-based tech companies

CHICAGO, Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Cision (NYSE: CISN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Abe Smith to President, EMEAI. As a …

Cision ajoute à son équipe de direction un poste de président de la région EMOAI afin de soutenir la dimension internationale

Cision ajoute à son équipe de direction un poste de président de la région EMOAI afin de soutenir la dimension internationale

Abe Smith apporte son expertise dans l’expansion internationale de sociétés technologiques basées aux États-Unis

CHICAGO, le 6 septembre 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cision (NYSE : CISN) est ravie d’annoncer aujourd’hui la désignation d’Abe Smith au poste …

POWER UTILITY ESKOM ANNOUNCES DATES TO CUT ELECTRICITY SUPPLY TO DELINQUENT MUNICIPALITIES

POWER UTILITY ESKOM ANNOUNCES DATES TO CUT ELECTRICITY SUPPLY TO DELINQUENT MUNICIPALITIES

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa's State-owned power utility, Eskom, has announced the dates on which it is to suspend the supply of electricity to 23 delinquent municipalities which owe substantial sums in unpaid electricity bills and have …

Words matter: Hate speech and South Sudan

Words matter: Hate speech and South Sudan

South Sudan terrorists need to be killed in order for peace to reign. Lawful killing has been practised by states since time immemorial.

These are the words of Gordon Buay, deputy chief of mission at …