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Tough choices for Uganda landslide survivors

Tough choices for Uganda landslide survivors

Cracks on the dormant volcano of Mount Elgon in eastern Uganda continue to widen in the wake of last month’s landslides, sparking fears a similar tragedy may be imminent. But the land slated for …

‘Washed away within minutes’: Uganda’s landslide survivors tell their stories

‘Washed away within minutes’: Uganda’s landslide survivors tell their stories

On 11 October, torrential rains caused the Tsume River in eastern Uganda’s Bududa district to burst its banks, sending vast volumes of water and huge boulders crashing down Mount Elgon.

 

The town of Bukalasi and …

Cision Unveils Global Innovation Lab to Transform Communications Industry

Cision Unveils Global Innovation Lab to Transform Communications Industry

LONDON, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CISION COMMSCON — Cision® (NYSE: CISN) today announced the opening of a new global innovation and research centre to fuel the ongoing development of groundbreaking technology for the communications

Bill Gates Launches Reinvented Toilet Expo Showcasing New Pathogen-Killing Sanitation Products That Don’t Require Sewers or Water Lines

Bill Gates Launches Reinvented Toilet Expo Showcasing New Pathogen-Killing Sanitation Products That Don’t Require Sewers or Water Lines

Gates Foundation and Global Partners Announce Commitments to Advance Commercialization of Disruptive, Off-Grid Toilet Technologies

BEIJING, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with the China Council for the Promotion of …

Declining international prices to ease food import burden for poorest countries

Declining international prices to ease food import burden for poorest countries

Rome - Declining international agricultural commodity prices should ease the bill the world's poorest countries pay for food imports, although the strengthening U.S. dollar poses "serious concerns", a new United Nations report says.

Worldwide food …

Declining international prices to ease food import burden for poorest countries

Declining international prices to ease food import burden for poorest countries

Rome - Declining international agricultural commodity prices should ease the bill the world's poorest countries pay for food imports, although the strengthening U.S. dollar poses "serious concerns", a new United Nations report says.

Worldwide food …

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

Djibouti (Djibouti): The Health & Social Development Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is set to establish a document repository and sharing system. This intervention is aimed at strengthening knowledge management functions of …

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

IGAD to establish a documents repository and sharing system for its Health & Social Development Division

Djibouti (Djibouti): The Health & Social Development Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is set to establish a document repository and sharing system. This intervention is aimed at strengthening knowledge management functions of …

Oulanyah cautions committees on slow progress of work

Oulanyah cautions committees on slow progress of work

The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has faulted parliamentary committees for failing to expedite their work, which has in turn affected the output of Parliament.

Oulanyah said that in the previous session, only four bills had …

Oulanyah cautions committees on slow progress of work

Oulanyah cautions committees on slow progress of work

The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has faulted parliamentary committees for failing to expedite their work, which has in turn affected the output of Parliament.

Oulanyah said that in the previous session, only four bills had …

Oulanyah tips on National Dialogue Process

Oulanyah tips on National Dialogue Process

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has challenged the Inter-Religious Council of Uganda to ensure that the planned National Dialogue achieves its intended purpose.

The Inter Religious Council plans to launch the National Dialogue …