Resurrected Uganda Airlines flies into crowded African skies

KAMPALA, Uganda Airlines has taken to the skies once more after almost two decades out of action, but flies into a crowded aviation market in Africa where carriers have the weakest finances and emptiest planes of any region in the world. The state car…

Congolese girl, 9, dies from Ebola in Uganda: health official

KAMPALA, A nine-year-old girl who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda after travelling from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a Ugandan health official said. She passed on at around 0800 this morning (Friday), said Yusuf Baseka,h…

Sudan’s Ex-President Bashir Charged With Corruption

KHARTOUM – A Sudanese judge formally indicted former president Omar al-Bashir on charges of possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption on Saturday.Questioned in court for the first time, Bashir said that he had received $25 million from Saudi C…

At US-Mexico Border, Africans Join Diversifying Migrant Community

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS � It took Julia and her two daughters five years to get from Kassai, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to a cot on the floor of a migrant shelter in Laredo, Texas, on a Sunday night in August 2019.First, it was four years in Angol…

Uganda Returns 5 to DRC; All Had Contact With Ebola Victim

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda’s Health Ministry on Friday evening repatriated five Congolese people who had contact with a 9-year-old girl with Ebola to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The girl, also of Congolese origin, traveled with her mother Wednes…

La nouvelle application de commerce social UEFA Foundation4Kids est lancée

SINGAPOUR, 29 août 2019 /PRNewswire/ — La Fondation JET8 et la Fondation UEFA pour l’enfance sont fières d’annoncer le lancement de la nouvelle application de commerce social UEFA Foundation4Kids. L’application UEFA Foundation4Kids intègre la technologie de technologie financière de JET8 afin de récompenser les utilisateurs pour leur implication sur l’application avec des JETPoints, une monnaie […]

The New UEFA Foundation4Kids Social Commerce App is launched

SINGAPORE, Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The JET8 Foundation and UEFA Foundation for Children is proud to announce the launch of the new UEFA Foundation4Kids social commerce App. The UEFA Foundation4Kids App incorporates JET8’s Fintech technology to reward users for in-app engagement through JETPoints, a social currency users can use to make contributions to the […]

Report: Conflict Rising Among South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

A report by the International Refugee Rights Initiative reveals a mix of frustration, unemployment, post-traumatic stress and alcohol abuse escalating quarrels among refugee communities in northern Uganda.Uganda is home to 1.3 million refugees � 833,00…

Study: Many Uganda Voters Fear Violence in Next Elections

A new study in Uganda shows that many people involved in election preparations and Ugandan politics expect violence around the 2021 election. The study looked at early warning signs of violence ahead of the elections and strategies to mitigate unrest. …

Uganda’s Ministry of Health Confirms Ebola Case from DR Congo

KAMPALA, UGANDA – Uganda’s Ministry of Health has confirmed a case of the Ebola virus in the western district of Kasese.In a statement released Thursday evening, Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, Uganda’s minister of state in charge of primary health care, said…