New Agricultural Data Tool Can Help Fight the Growing Food Crisis in Africa

Gro Intelligence launches the first publicly available interactive tool on key agricultural commodities for 49 African countries NEW YORK, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — During the United Nations Security Council’s session on Conflict and Global Food Security, Gro Intelligence’s CEO, Sara Menker, spoke about the growing global food crisis, its disproportionate impact on lower-income countries, […]

Ugandan leader’s pro-Putin son touted for presidency, may face tricky ride

Published by Reuters NAIROBI (Reuters) – The soldier son of Uganda’s long-serving President Yoweri Museveni is signalling his readiness to take over his father’s job, with comments on global affairs from Ukraine to Ethiopia and birthday festivities akin to political rallies. However, should he run instead of Museveni in the next presidential election due for […]

Centrient Pharmaceuticals announces its achievement of a significant milestone in the clean production of antibiotics

Being the first company to publicly announce 100% PNEC compliance for its entire oral antibiotics product range Rijswijk, The Netherlands, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Summary Centrient Pharmaceuticals reached a significant milestone in the clean production of its antibiotics, with the lowest environmental impact and minimizing the potential contribution to antimicrobial resistance The company […]

Global Fishing Watch welcomes partnership with Benin to combat illegal fishing

Collaboration on open data and technology to bolster maritime surveillance in West Africa London, United Kingdom, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LONDON, May 19, 2022 – A new partnership agreement between Benin and Global Fishing Watch aims to strengthen monitoring, control and surveillance of fishing activities within the waters of the West African State. […]

Advance Local is New Sophi.io Customer

TORONTO, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States operating 10 leading news and information organizations and reaching 55 million people monthly, has quadrupled their subscription goal using Sophi Content Paywall Engine. Faced with advertising pressures exacerbated by the Coronavirus, Advance Local increased subscription conversions […]

7 arrested over Noise Pollution

The Police at Kibiri have carried out an operation on bars who play loud music in Busabala, and arrested seven people from two bars.This follows the public outcry and the directive by the Deputy Inspector General of Police for the territorial Police to…

Kasangati Police recovers suspected stolen Number plates

The Police at Kasangati are holding three suspects on allegations of theft of Vehicle Number plates.This follows the arrest of Zziwa Herbert on 18/5/22 at about 2 am after he was caught red-handed stealing number plates from a motor vehicle UBJ 313J To…

DIGP MEETS PRIVATE SECURITY ASSOCIATION LEADERSHIP

The Deputy Inspector General of Police Maj Gen Tumusiime Katsigazi has today Thursday 19th May 2022, met with the leadership of the Uganda Private Security Association {TUPSA}.The meeting took place at police headquarters in Naguru, and the private sec…

Female Referees to Officiate Men’s World Cup for 1st Time

Female referees will make World Cup history this year by working games at a major men’s tournament for the first time in Qatar.Three female referees and three female assistant referees were announced Thursday by FIFA among 129 officials selected for Wo…

‘Chariots of Fire’ Composer Vangelis Dies at 79

Vangelis, the Greek electronic composer who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning score for the film “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of other movies, documentaries and TV series, has died at 79.Greek media reported that Vangelis — born …