European Markets Making Gains after Asia’s Bad Session

European markets are continuing to trade higher Monday after nearly all Asian indices sustained serious losses. The CAC-40 in Paris is up 0.5%, while Frankfurt’s DAX index is 0.4% higher at the midday mark. The FTSE index in London is closed for a public holiday. Hours earlier in Asia, the Hang Seng in Hong Kong […]

Canada Signs 2 More Deals for Coronavirus Vaccines

OTTAWA – Canada reached an agreement in principle on Monday with both Novavax and Johnson & Johnson for millions of doses of their experimental coronavirus vaccines, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Canada’s two agreements follow separate deals with Pfizer and Moderna announced weeks ago, and are the latest example of countries rushing to secure access […]

CNBM organise une journée portes ouvertes au parc industriel de Zambie

LUSAKA, Zambie, 31 août 2020 /PRNewswire/ — China National Building Material Group Co., Ltd. (CNBM) a organisé sa première journée portes ouvertes en ligne portant sur la bonne utilisation des ressources au parc industriel de Zambie (Zambia Industrial Park) à Lusaka, capitale de la Zambie, le 26 août. Au cours de l’événement, Lulu Wood, une hôtesse locale, a […]

RevBits gagne la première place parmi les 100 meilleures jeunes pousses de la cybersécurité pour 2020

Lors de l’évènement Black Hat USA 2020, RevBits Cybersecurity Solutions fut classée première parmi les 100 meilleures entreprises dans cette catégorie du prestigieux prix qui est exclusivement réservé aux jeunes pousses de la cybersécurité MINEOLA, New York, 31 août 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Le fournisseur d’une suite complète de solutions de sécurité, REVBITS CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS, a annoncé aujourd’hui sa […]

RevBits Named Winner as Top 100 Cybersecurity Startup for 2020

During Black Hat USA 2020, RevBits Cybersecurity Solutions Named a Top 100 Winner in this Prestigious Awards Category Exclusively for Cybersecurity Startups MINEOLA, N.Y., Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — REVBITS CYBERSECURITY SOLUTIONS, a provider of a complete suite of security solutions, today announced that is has been named a Top 100 Cybersecurity Startup for 2020. […]

Uganda: A Haunted Factory and Why We Need Human Resources, Not Just Beings

A couple of land cases in court have made me frequently take the dusty, bumpy, windswept excuse of a road that connects Lugazi (not yet a city, but just you wait) to Buikwe (not yet a town, but just you wait) and eventually to the Mukono-Katosi-Jinja highway. Two kilometres into the dust is a decrepit, […]

Uganda: Can Ayume’s Son Upset Minister Anite in Koboko?

“It was just a matter of time before I jumped into politics,” Charles Ayume says when asked what prompted him to plunge into the NRM primaries for the Koboko Municipality parliamentary race. Dr Ayume rehearses a line that most political aspirants have used to justify their decision to run in any election at any level. […]

Uganda: Kickboxer Bugembe Died Fighting

In the early days of the lockdown, Mark Bugembe was training alone at home in Makerere, when he collapsed and hit his already troubled head on the floor. That would be the last time he did anything kickboxing, as an immediate MRI scan at Nakasero Hospital revealed that he had a brain tumour. It had […]

What Happens When Pandemic Locks down A Globe-Trotting Pope?

ROME – On the March day that Italy recorded its single biggest jump in coronavirus fatalities, Pope Francis emerged from lockdown to offer an extraordinary prayer and plea to his flock to reassess their priorities, arguing the virus had proved they needed one another. Francis’ words from the rain-slicked promenade of St. Peter’s Basilica encapsulated […]

US Passes 6 Million Cases of Coronavirus

The United States on Monday surpassed 6 million confirmed coronavirus cases to go along with the world-leading 183,000 deaths the country has recorded, according to Johns Hopkins University data. Four Midwestern states recently reported record one-day increases in new cases: Iowa (about 785), North Dakota (about 375), South Dakota (about 425) and Minnesota (about 1,000), […]

Uganda: Besigye Directs Opposition On Plan B Options

Former four-time presidential candidate of the Opposition Forum for Democratic Changes (FDC) party has asked Opposition leaders going into the 2021 elections to use their campaign to mobilise Ugandans for change. Dr Kizza Besigye urged the Opposition to stop making promises they won’t fulfil when they do not have the power and resources that are […]

Uganda: MPs Lutamaguzi, Mbogo Detained Over Covid-19 Rules

Nakaseke South Member of Parliament Paul Lugtamaguzi and 21 supporters were on Thursday remanded to Wakyato prison after being arrested on Wednesday for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines. Lutamaguzi and a section of his supporters appeared before the Nakaseke Grade One Magistrate Court and were charged with conducting an act likely to spread the Covid-19, common […]

Hurricane Laura Victims Struggle to Find Housing Amid Pandemic

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – As first responders continue a second day of search, rescue and support efforts in southwest Louisiana, a clearer picture of the damage caused by Hurricane Laura is emerging. The state breathed a sigh of relief that the loss of life was not more severe — the death toll is now 11 […]