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URI and the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention Sign Partnership Agreement

URI and the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention Sign Partnership Agreement

The partnership agreement offers an opportunity for the two organizations to enable religious leaders to prevent and counter the violent acts that spark atrocities.

New York, NY, USA, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR …

For a Digital Africa – UNISOC and its Partners Showcased Diversified and Innovative Products at 2018 AfricaCom

For a Digital Africa – UNISOC and its Partners Showcased Diversified and Innovative Products at 2018 AfricaCom

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As one of Africa’s most influential communication technologies expositions, The South Africa International Communications Exposition (referred to below as AfricaCom) was held in Cape Town from

For a Digital Africa – UNISOC and its Partners Showcased Diversified and Innovative Products at 2018 AfricaCom

For a Digital Africa – UNISOC and its Partners Showcased Diversified and Innovative Products at 2018 AfricaCom

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As one of Africa’s most influential communication technologies expositions, The South Africa International Communications Exposition (referred to below as AfricaCom) was held in Cape Town from

Minister seeks powers to regulate ban on plastics

Minister seeks powers to regulate ban on plastics

The State Minister of Environment, Hon. Mary Goretti Kitutu Kimono, has asked Parliament to give the Ministry powers to regulate the ban of plastics.

This follows a recommendation from the report of the Committee on …

Calls Mount to Stop Orphanages Exploiting Poor Children to Lure Money, Tourists

Calls Mount to Stop Orphanages Exploiting Poor Children to Lure Money, Tourists

Six years after Australian lawyer Kate van Doore set up an orphanage in Nepal she was astounded to find that the children she thought she was helping were not orphans at all.

They were "paper …

Gov’t pinned over delays in World Bank infrastructure Project

Gov’t pinned over delays in World Bank infrastructure Project

Members of Parliament have expressed disappointment over the delay in implementation of the World Bank funded Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) Program in Jinja town.

MPs were irked by recent media reports alleging …

Gov’t pinned over delays in World Bank infrastructure Project

Gov’t pinned over delays in World Bank infrastructure Project

Members of Parliament have expressed disappointment over the delay in implementation of the World Bank funded Uganda Support to Municipal Infrastructure Development (USMID) Program in Jinja town.

MPs were irked by recent media reports alleging …

Third Committee Approves 11 Drafts amid Heated Debate over Death Penalty Moratorium, Use of Mercenaries, Efforts to End Cybercrime

Third Committee Approves 11 Drafts amid Heated Debate over Death Penalty Moratorium, Use of Mercenaries, Efforts to End Cybercrime

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, Cultural) approved 11 draft resolutions today, amid heated debate around the call for a moratorium on use of the death penalty.

Approved as amended by a recorded vote of 123 …

Third Committee Approves 11 Drafts amid Heated Debate over Death Penalty Moratorium, Use of Mercenaries, Efforts to End Cybercrime

Third Committee Approves 11 Drafts amid Heated Debate over Death Penalty Moratorium, Use of Mercenaries, Efforts to End Cybercrime

The Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian, Cultural) approved 11 draft resolutions today, amid heated debate around the call for a moratorium on use of the death penalty.

Approved as amended by a recorded vote of 123 …

State of equal opportunities poor in key sectors

State of equal opportunities poor in key sectors

The Equal Opportunities Commission has presented its annual report to Parliament noting that the status of equal opportunities is still lacking in the sectors of Health, Education, Works and Transport.

The Chairperson of the Commission, …

Rare Conservation Win: Mountain Gorilla Population Ticks Up

Rare Conservation Win: Mountain Gorilla Population Ticks Up

There are more gorillas in the mist � a rare conservation success story, scientists say.

After facing near-extinction, mountain gorillas are slowly rebounding. On Wednesday, the Switzerland-based International Union for Conservation of Nature updated mountain …

Kadaga honored for defeating LGBT agenda at IPU meeting

Kadaga honored for defeating LGBT agenda at IPU meeting

Members of Parliament have paid tribute to the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, over what they termed as, consistently upholding and protecting Uganda's cultural values.

Legislators meeting at the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva …

Uber Sees Opportunity for Minibus Service in Nairobi

Uber Sees Opportunity for Minibus Service in Nairobi

Uber Technologies may roll out a new service in Kenya to help users book seats on minibuses that ply the streets of the congested capital, if tests on the product in Egypt and Mexico prove …