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Off-grid Power Pioneers Pour Into West Africa

Off-grid Power Pioneers Pour Into West Africa

Standing by a towering equatorial forest, Jean-Noel Kouame's new breeze-block house may be beyond the reach of Ivory Coast's power grid, but it's perfectly located for solar power entrepreneurs.

Buoyed by success in East Africa, …

Illicit Financial Flows Outpace Development in Africa, OECD Says

Illicit Financial Flows Outpace Development in Africa, OECD Says

Through medication and narcotics smuggling, ivory and people trafficking, oil theft and piracy, Africa is, by conservative estimates, losing about $50 billion a year in illicit financial flows � more, in fact, than it receives …

KENYA EMBRACES THE IGAD REGIONAL PROTOCOL ON FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS

KENYA EMBRACES THE IGAD REGIONAL PROTOCOL ON FREE MOVEMENT OF PERSONS

Naivasha, Kenya: Kenya's Cabinet Administrative Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Hon. Patrick Ole Ntutu launched the National Consultative Workshop towards the development of the Regional Protocol on Free Movement of Persons in Naivasha yesterday.…

Fleeing DR Congo violence, thousands take perilous lake journey to Uganda

Fleeing DR Congo violence, thousands take perilous lake journey to Uganda

Over 22,000 desperate Congolese refugees crossed Lake Albert to Uganda last week, with four drowning when their boat capsized on the perilous journey from the conflict-hit eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.…

Busoga tourism queens engage Speaker to promote development

Busoga tourism queens engage Speaker to promote development

Tourism queens from Busoga have commended the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, for promoting the tourism potential in the region.

The queens, who met the Speaker at her office on Monday 19th February 2018, observed …

Speaker lobbies UNICEF to support teenage project

Speaker lobbies UNICEF to support teenage project

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has asked the UNICEF Country Representative, Doreen Mulengo, to offer support to a teenage project aimed at increasing school retention and reducing child marriages in Busoga.

The Speaker, who …

COSASE summons firms over Shs3.9BN NAADS money

COSASE summons firms over Shs3.9BN NAADS money

The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has summoned eight companies that were contracted under the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) programme to supply farm inputs to farmers worth UShs 3.9 billion.…

COSASE summons firms over Shs3.9BN NAADS money

COSASE summons firms over Shs3.9BN NAADS money

The Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has summoned eight companies that were contracted under the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) programme to supply farm inputs to farmers worth UShs 3.9 billion.…