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Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

Dr. Jane Goodall Wins URI-Africa Peace Award

The Africa Peace Award is given annually by United Religions Initiative-Africa to recognize committed and effective leadership bringing sustainable peace, security, environmental protection, sustainable development, democracy, good governance, interfaith harmony, and constructive dialogue to the

Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

Turning a blind eye; visually impaired and blind women in Uganda are given an opportunity to save lives

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Gifted Hands Network is an initiative created by Andrew Mukose, a young entrepreneur who wanted to solve two of Uganda’s most pressing problems – breast cancer and

Harnessing the power of water

Harnessing the power of water

Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation

JOHANNESBURG, July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. …

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab � an al-Qa'ida affiliate in Somalia � to include al-Hijra and other aliases. These aliases have been added to al-Shabaab's designations as a Foreign Terrorist …

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

Amendments to the Terrorist Designations of al-Shabaab

The Department of State has amended the designation of al-Shabaab � an al-Qa'ida affiliate in Somalia � to include al-Hijra and other aliases. These aliases have been added to al-Shabaab's designations as a Foreign Terrorist …

UGANDA’S PRESIDENT TO RECEIVE GLOBAL PEACE AWARD

UGANDA’S PRESIDENT TO RECEIVE GLOBAL PEACE AWARD

KAMPALA, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda will be receiving a global peace leadership award at next month's Global Peace Conference for his contributions to promoting peace and stability in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo …

Uganda’s Social Media Tax to Stay Despite Protests

Uganda’s Social Media Tax to Stay Despite Protests

KAMPALA The Ugandan government says it will keep a social media tax in place despite an uproar.

Users of social media in Uganda will continue paying the daily tax of 53 cents to access online …