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Ministry of Health signs Results Based Financing grant agreements with 51 Districts

Ministry of Health signs Results Based Financing grant agreements with 51 Districts

The Ministry of Health under the Uganda Reproductive Maternal and Child Health services Improvement Project (URMCHIP) has signed Result Based Financing (RBF) grant agreements with 51 districts under Ministry of Local Government aimed to improve …

Chinese Considered ‘Language of the Future’ for Young Ugandans

Chinese Considered ‘Language of the Future’ for Young Ugandans

LUWERO, UGANDA As Uganda's population increases, many young people are having trouble finding jobs that pay well. A government directive to introduce the teaching of Mandarin Chinese in schools may lead to better employment opportunities.…

Spokesman: Libyan strongman’s forces control south

Spokesman: Libyan strongman’s forces control south

CAIRO, EGYPT A spokesman for the forces of a Libyan strongman based in the country's east says his self-styled Libyan National Army has seized control of Libya's southern border with Algeria.

The spokesman, Ahmed al-Mesmari, …

Spokesman: Libyan strongman’s forces control south

Spokesman: Libyan strongman’s forces control south

CAIRO, EGYPT A spokesman for the forces of a Libyan strongman based in the country's east says his self-styled Libyan National Army has seized control of Libya's southern border with Algeria.

The spokesman, Ahmed al-Mesmari, …

Nigerian Army Denies IS Claim of Killing 10 Soldiers

Nigerian Army Denies IS Claim of Killing 10 Soldiers

CAIRO Islamic State said Saturday that it had killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack two days earlier in the country's northeastern Borno state, but a Nigerian army

spokesman said "no such incident was recorded."…

Nigerian Army Denies IS Claim of Killing 10 Soldiers

Nigerian Army Denies IS Claim of Killing 10 Soldiers

CAIRO Islamic State said Saturday that it had killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack two days earlier in the country's northeastern Borno state, but a Nigerian army

spokesman said "no such incident was recorded."…

17 killed in Mali by booby-trapped corpse: Security sources

17 killed in Mali by booby-trapped corpse: Security sources

BAMAKO, Seventeen civilians were killed and 15 were wounded in a blast caused by a booby-trapped corpse in central Mali, a local official said.

The incident occurred on Tuesday in Diankabou, a small town about …

Angola takes over SADC defence inspection chair from Namibia

Angola takes over SADC defence inspection chair from Namibia

LUANDA, Angola took over Tuesday the presidency of the Organ of Inspection of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), replacing Namibia.

This was on the first day of the 13th General Meeting of the SADC …

Cameroon Cracks Down on Illegal Fuel Trade

Cameroon Cracks Down on Illegal Fuel Trade

NGAOUNDERE, CAMEROON Cameroonian police officers, assisted by members of the country's elite corps, seized hundreds of containers of fuel illegally transported from Nigeria by suspected Central African Republic rebels in the northern town of Mbe, …

Cameroon Cracks Down on Illegal Fuel Trade

Cameroon Cracks Down on Illegal Fuel Trade

NGAOUNDERE, CAMEROON Cameroonian police officers, assisted by members of the country's elite corps, seized hundreds of containers of fuel illegally transported from Nigeria by suspected Central African Republic rebels in the northern town of Mbe, …

Attackers Torch Ebola Treatment Center in Congo, Patients Evacuated

Attackers Torch Ebola Treatment Center in Congo, Patients Evacuated

KINSHASA Attackers set fire to an Ebola treatment center run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo late Sunday, forcing staff to evacuate patients, the charity said.

There were no immediate …

Sudan PM Sworn in as Protesters Rally Against Emergency

Sudan PM Sworn in as Protesters Rally Against Emergency

KHARTOUM Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir swore in a new premier Sunday as hundreds of demonstrators called on the veteran leader to resign after he imposed a state of emergency across the country.

Bashir imposed a …

Sudan PM Sworn in as Protesters Rally Against Emergency

Sudan PM Sworn in as Protesters Rally Against Emergency

KHARTOUM Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir swore in a new premier Sunday as hundreds of demonstrators called on the veteran leader to resign after he imposed a state of emergency across the country.

Bashir imposed a …