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Chinese New Year Skit Sparks Backlash over Relationship with Africa

Chinese New Year Skit Sparks Backlash over Relationship with Africa

The Chinese government's annual New Year's Gala, televised to millions of households across the mainland, has drawn global criticism for its offensive caricatures and a story line about Africans' admiration for China.

The 13-minute segment …

Kadaga secures Tree Fund to revamp forests

Kadaga secures Tree Fund to revamp forests

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has obtained a concession from the Finance Ministry for the establishment of the Tree Fund to protect the rapidly disappearing national forest cover.

During an interaction with Youth Go-Green, …

Publicize Janani Luwum Day, MPs tell Gov’t

Publicize Janani Luwum Day, MPs tell Gov’t

Members of Parliament have called on Government to intervene in making the commemoration of Janani Luwum a major national event that can draw the attention of all Ugandans.

The matter, raised by Dokolo Woman MP …

UGANDA TO WIDEN RELIEF FRAUD PROBE TO UN STAFF, VOWS REFORMS

UGANDA TO WIDEN RELIEF FRAUD PROBE TO UN STAFF, VOWS REFORMS

KAMPALA-- Uganda said on Thursday it was widening a probe of government officials who allegedly stole aid intended for refugees to include U.N. staff, amid concern the scandal may hold up donor cash needed for …

Increased likelihood of near to enhanced rainfall over much of the Greater Horn of Africa, regional climate outlook indicates

Increased likelihood of near to enhanced rainfall over much of the Greater Horn of Africa, regional climate outlook indicates

The period between March and May (MAM) constitute an important rainfall season over the equatorial parts of the Greater Horn of Africa (GHA) region. The prediction of MAM 2018 season indicates increased likelihood of near …

Cornell receives $35M to support cassava development for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa

Cornell receives $35M to support cassava development for smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa

Ithaca, New York, Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cassava is vital to the food security of millions of Africans who eat some form of the root crop daily. Although cassava breeders are making progress,

Precision Aviation Group (PAG) named Bendix/King Repair Partner

Precision Aviation Group (PAG) named Bendix/King Repair Partner

ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, is pleased to announce the company was formally selected …

The DigitalTown SmartWeb

The DigitalTown SmartWeb

Building a global consumer Internet that is Intuitive, Personalized and Secure

SEATTLE, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  DigitalTown, Inc. (OTC:DGTW), the leading provider of People-centric Solutions for Smart Cities, provided a condensed update on

World’s Leading Health Organizations Release Third Edition of Widely Used Resource on Family Planning

World’s Leading Health Organizations Release Third Edition of Widely Used Resource on Family Planning

Global Handbook Gives Health-Care Providers Accurate and Practical Guidance for Counseling Clients

NEW DELHI, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Family planning is considered a development “best buy” and a life-saving intervention for millions of women …

Les principaux organismes de santé du monde publient la troisième édition d’une ressource largement utilisée en matière de planification familiale

Les principaux organismes de santé du monde publient la troisième édition d’une ressource largement utilisée en matière de planification familiale

Un guide mondial à l’intention des prestataires de soins de santé fournissant des conseils précis et pratiques pour le conseil des clients

NEW DELHI, 13 février 2018 /PRNewswire/ — La planification familiale est considérée comme

Parliament defers decision to capitalise Housing Bank

Parliament defers decision to capitalise Housing Bank

A proposal to capitalize the Housing Finance Bank to a tune of Ushs30 billion has polarized Parliament, forcing Speaker Rebecca Kadaga to defer decision making on the matter.

Kadaga instead directed the State Minister for …

Fleeing DR Congo violence, thousands take perilous lake journey to Uganda – UN

Fleeing DR Congo violence, thousands take perilous lake journey to Uganda – UN

Over 22,000 desperate Congolese refugees crossed Lake Albert to Uganda last week, with four drowning when their boat capsized on the perilous journey from the conflict-hit eastern regions of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.…

Bagungu petition Kadaga over oil exploration disputes

Bagungu petition Kadaga over oil exploration disputes

The Bagungu Community Association in Buliisa district has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, imploring her to intervene in the current oil and gas exploration disputes in the district.

Led by the area Woman …