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LGBT Communities in E. Africa Fight for Rights, Recognition

LGBT Communities in E. Africa Fight for Rights, Recognition

In most African countries, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights are either limited or nonexistent. In East Africa, however, the LGBT community is rising up to challenge homophobic attitudes and laws.

This February saw …

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament has passed the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that imposes a tax on mobile money transactions and access to social media platforms respectively. The bill was passed after a debate which drew mixed reactions …

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament has passed the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that imposes a tax on mobile money transactions and access to social media platforms respectively. The bill was passed after a debate which drew mixed reactions …

Importation of old cars banned

Importation of old cars banned

Cars older than fifteen years from September 2018 will no longer be allowed into the country following the enactment of the Traffic and Road Safety (Amendment) Act 2018.

The initial government proposal to effect the …

Importation of old cars banned

Importation of old cars banned

Cars older than fifteen years from September 2018 will no longer be allowed into the country following the enactment of the Traffic and Road Safety (Amendment) Act 2018.

The initial government proposal to effect the …

Explain persistent land conflict in Apaa-LOP

Explain persistent land conflict in Apaa-LOP

The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, Hon. Winfred Kiiza has demanded for an explanation into the persistent land conflict in Apaa Parish, Paboo Sub County in Amuru district.

Land conflicts in Apaa started in …

Suntech et Enerray ont signé un contrat pour fournir des modules en Égypte

Suntech et Enerray ont signé un contrat pour fournir des modules en Égypte

WUXI, Chine, 30 mai 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. (« Suntech »), a annoncé aujourd’hui qu’Enerray S.p.A. et Suntech ont signé un contrat pour fournir des modules en Égypte.

Enerray est une

Varian Halcyon Systems Expand Access to Cancer Care at Three Centers in Africa

Varian Halcyon Systems Expand Access to Cancer Care at Three Centers in Africa

PALO ALTO, California, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Designed to expand the availability of high quality cancer care globally and help save the lives of millions more cancer patients, treatments with Varian’s (NYSE: VAR) Halcyon

Suntech and Enerray signed a contract for supplying modules in Egypt

Suntech and Enerray signed a contract for supplying modules in Egypt

WUXI, China, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. (“Suntech”) announced today that Enerray S.p.A. and Suntech have signed a contract for supplying modules in Egypt.

Enerray is a leading solar power …

DEATH TOLL FROM UGANDA BUS ACCIDENT RISES TO 23

DEATH TOLL FROM UGANDA BUS ACCIDENT RISES TO 23

KAMPALA-- The death toll from an accident involving a bus and a trailer loaded with crates of beer last Friday has risen to 23, following the death of one more victim who had been admitted …

Equip hospitals on major highways – Oulanyah

Equip hospitals on major highways – Oulanyah

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has called upon the Ministry of Health to improve facilities in all hospitals along major highways in the country.

Oulanyah made the call following the bus accident in …

Equip hospitals on major highways – Oulanyah

Equip hospitals on major highways – Oulanyah

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has called upon the Ministry of Health to improve facilities in all hospitals along major highways in the country.

Oulanyah made the call following the bus accident in …

Oulanyah clarifies ruling on BoU audit

Oulanyah clarifies ruling on BoU audit

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has clarified that his ruling on the motion to investigate Bank of Uganda by Parliament was not over ruled by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga as reported by the media. …