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 the Kenyan LGBT co…

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 from MPs across the political…

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 ban on eight year old vehicles elicit…

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 2015 following a move by government t…

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 société d’énergie solaire de premier plan en matière de conception, de construction et de gestion de systèmes photovoltaïques industriels et à grande […]

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™ system have started at three different cancer centers in northern and southern Africa. Halcyon simplifies and enhances virtually every aspect of […]

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 company of designing, construction and management of utility scale and industrial photovoltaic systems, whose business areas spread throughout Europe, the Middle East, African regions, Latin […]

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 to the hospital at Nsambya in Western province on Monday, the a…

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 Kiryandongo where 23 people lost th…

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. There was notice that a motion be moved to …

MPs okay supplementary funding for Defence

The Minister of State for Defence and Veteran Affairs, Hon Bright Rwamirama has tabled a supplementary budget request of Shs 369.9bn. In his justification presented before the Committee on Budget on Tuesday, 29 May 2018, Rwamirama said that the funding…

Improve childcare, vocational training – Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has expressed concern over the increasing cases of child neglect and youths engaged in sports betting saying this is affecting the future generation.While launching the SOS ‘Youth Can’ initiative aimed at tran…

KT poursuit son développement en Afrique suite au succès de son projet LTE au Rwanda

– LTE présente le projet LTE d’envergure nationale mis en place au Rwanda lors de la conférence KOAFEC 2018 – – KT s’engage dans le développement la croissance économique basée sur les TIC en Afrique – SÉOUL, Corée du Sud, 29 mai 2018 /PRNewswire/ – KT Corp. (KRX : 030200 ; NYSE : KT), la plus grande société de télécommunications de Corée, […]