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Radiant.Earth and OpenAQ Partner to Fight Air Pollution in Africa

Radiant.Earth and OpenAQ Partner to Fight Air Pollution in Africa

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radiant.Earth today announced its partnership with OpenAQ to bring together a diverse group of individuals in Ghana and Kenya who are deeply concerned about poor air quality in …

Prison or deportation: The impossible choice for asylum seekers in Israel

Prison or deportation: The impossible choice for asylum seekers in Israel

Just two months from now, the Israeli government says it will begin indefinitely imprisoning asylum seekers who refuse deportation. IRIN Middle East Editor Annie Slemrod explores what this means for the tens of thousands of …

Speaker calls for implementation of PPP Law

Speaker calls for implementation of PPP Law

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called for the speedy implementation of the Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) Law.

The PPPs Act became operational on October 1st, 2015. Its objective is to provide a suitable …

Archbishop Lwanga calls for reconciliation in Parliament

Archbishop Lwanga calls for reconciliation in Parliament

The Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese Cyprian Kizito Lwanga has urged Members of Parliament to embrace reconciliation in order to legislate peacefully.

Lwanga made these remarks during special prayers at the Parliamentary Catholic Chapel on Tuesday …

Parliament to investigate boda boda 2010 later

Parliament to investigate boda boda 2010 later

A Select Committee of Parliament is set to investigate the relationship between boda boda associations in Kampala with the security organizations in the country.

The Select Committee was established following a Motion moved by Hon. …

Oulanyah blames foreigners for peddling corruption in Africa

Oulanyah blames foreigners for peddling corruption in Africa

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has taken the war on corruption to the door step of agents of foreign countries, whom he says fuel the vice in Africa.

In an interaction with a …

SOUTH AFRICA, UGANDA TO BOOST BILATERAL TRADE

SOUTH AFRICA, UGANDA TO BOOST BILATERAL TRADE

PRETORIA-- South Africa and Uganda have signed a collaboration agreement to put in place various measures to boost and diversify bilateral trade, promote inclusive growth and create jobs.

The agreement which was signed here Tuesday …

Eritrean Leader Criticizes Israel’s Migrant Deportation Plan

Eritrean Leader Criticizes Israel’s Migrant Deportation Plan

In a rare interview, Eritrea's president has expressed his displeasure with Israel's plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants, saying they deserve far more than the $3,500 they were offered to leave.

President …

News in Brief 31 January 2018

News in Brief 31 January 2018

Holocaust commemoration about the past and the future: UN Secretary-General

Although hatred may appear to be on the rise, people everywhere can unite to create a world of peaceful coexistence.

That was the message delivered …

Media Blackout in Kenya as Odinga Takes Oath as ‘People’s President’

Media Blackout in Kenya as Odinga Takes Oath as ‘People’s President’

In Kenya, independent local broadcasters say the government orchestrated a media blackout Tuesday to prevent live TV coverage of opposition leader Raila Odinga swearing himself in as the so-called people's president.

Citizen TV was one …

Media Blackout in Kenya as Odinga Takes Oath as ‘People’s President’

Media Blackout in Kenya as Odinga Takes Oath as ‘People’s President’

In Kenya, independent local broadcasters say the government orchestrated a media blackout Tuesday to prevent live TV coverage of opposition leader Raila Odinga swearing himself in as the so-called people's president.

Citizen TV was one …

Prison or deportation: The impossible choice for asylum seekers in Israel

Prison or deportation: The impossible choice for asylum seekers in Israel

After escaping torture in Sudan, after walking 11 hours through the Egyptian desert, and after handing almost all his money to men with guns who blocked his way, Adam slipped through an opening in a …