IOM: Migrant Deaths Globally Top 32,000 Since 2014

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The International Organization for Migration says more than 32,000 migrants worldwide have died or gone missing between 2014 and 2018, with most fatalities occurring on the deadly Mediterranean Sea crossing from North Africa to Eu…

5 Killed as Thousands Rally in Sudan to Demand Civilian Rule

KHARTOUM – A Sudanese doctors group says five people have been killed and several seriously wounded in a day of demonstrations against continued military rule in Sudan.Tens of thousands of protesters rallied across the country Sunday calling for a civi…

Turkey: Libya Holds 6 Nationals, Will Respond to Attack

ISTANBUL – Turkey said Sunday that six of its nationals were being held by a Libyan force and vowed to respond to any attacks on its vessels or interests.The Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement it would consider Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter’s …

Police Statement on Gruesome Murder

The territorial police in Old Kampala Divisional Headquarters is actively investigating a gruesome murder of a boda boda rider, by two un identified male robbers, who posing as potential clients, attacked, strangled and repeatedly hit him with a stone …

POLICE REFUTES CLAIMS IT WITHDREW VIP PROTECTION PERSONNEL

The Police would like to dismiss claims on social media that it withdrew its VIP protection officers, deployed to guard retired Supreme Court Justice Prof Dr G.W Kanyeihamba, as false and baseless. The police has not withdrawn its officers and is still…

Greater Masaka Police Arrest Robbery Suspects

The territorial Police in Bukomansimbi responded to a case of armed robbery, which occurred last night in Buyoga Village Kibinge sub county Bukomansimbi district.The preliminary facts reveal that a gang of three robbers armed with a toy gun, attacked …

Sudan Forces Block Protest Press Conference Ahead of Rally

Members of Sudan’s powerful paramilitary Rapid Support Forces prevented protest leaders from addressing journalists on Saturday, the eve of a mass rally against the ruling generals, protest organizers said. Sudan’s umbrella protest movement, the Allia…

DRC Violence Threatens Lifesaving Ebola Operation

GENEVA – A senior World Health Organization official warns efforts to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo will remain elusive unless the vicious cycle of violence in the region is broken. Latest WHO figures…

‫الإرادة السياسية والتمويل المبتكر – عنصران أساسيان في تحويل المدن الأفريقية الذكية إلى واقع ملموس

كيب تاون، جنوب أفريقيا، 27 يونيو 2019 /PRNewswire/ — شارك لوران لاموت في منتدى أنجوتيك وهو أشهر المنتديات المُختصة بالابتكار في أنجولا. شارك لاموت، المعروف بأنه أنجح رؤساء وزراء هايتي وأطولهم مدة خدمة، بصفته محكِّمًا ليشارك بخبراته في استخدام التمويل المبتكر وإبداع القطاع الخاص بوصفه المحرك “الرئيس” في تطوير مدن ذكية في قارة أفريقيا.  وقد […]

TRACE récompense deux équipes d’Afrique son prix 2019 du journalisme d’investigation : les articles dévoilent la corruption et les pots-de-vin en temps de guerre dans les ventes de pétrole

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, 27 juin 2019 /PRNewswire/ — TRACE Foundation , une organisation à but non lucratif créée par TRACE afin d’appuyer des projets qui encouragent une plus grande transparence commerciale, a annoncé la nuit dernière les lauréats du prix TRACE 2019 du journalisme d’investigation lors d’une cérémonie de remise des prix à Vancouver. Le prix annuel […]

ICT Innovation Awards 2019

Ministry of ICT and National Guidance through its NIISP program held the second cohort of innovation Awards at the Ministry headquarters on 26 June 2019 where 60 winning innovators were given grants up to a total of 100 million UGX (Approx 27,000 USD) …

Midyear update: Returning refugees

The pressure remains high on millions of vulnerable people to return to dangerous homelands, with 2019 showing itself to be a pivotal year for the four largest refugee crises: Syrians, Afghans, South Sudanese, and Myanmar’s Rohingya account for around …

482 Non-Commissioned Officers Passed Out

About 482 Non-commissioned Officers have today been passed out after months on refresher course at Police Training School Kabalye, Masindi.They include Senior NCOs (Seargents) and 229 junior NCOs (Corporals).Deputy Inspector General of Police, Major Ge…