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Mak female staff trained on gender and leadership

Mak female staff trained on gender and leadership

Makerere University female staff have been urged to actively participate in the leadership activities of the institution. This was at the Gender and Leadership training; held on 7th May 2019, in the Upper Senate Conference …

Mak’s AirQo Project is a US$1.3m Google AI Impact Grantee

Mak’s AirQo Project is a US$1.3m Google AI Impact Grantee

Google has announced Makerere University's AirQo Prototype among the best 20 Artificial Intelligence projects that will share $25 million in grants from Google.org. AirQo is an air monitoring project that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and …

South Africa’s President Vows More Jobs at Election Rally

South Africa’s President Vows More Jobs at Election Rally

JOHANNESBURG Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming elections reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers, ahead of national elections for president and parliament Wednesday.

President …

South Africa’s President Vows More Jobs at Election Rally

South Africa’s President Vows More Jobs at Election Rally

JOHANNESBURG Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming elections reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challengers, ahead of national elections for president and parliament Wednesday.

President …

Participants Urge Renewed Commitment to Speed Up Eradication of Colonialism by 2020, as Caribbean Regional Seminar Opens

Participants Urge Renewed Commitment to Speed Up Eradication of Colonialism by 2020, as Caribbean Regional Seminar Opens

SAINT GEORGE'S, Grenada, 2 May � Opening the Caribbean Regional Seminar on Decolonization today, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for renewed commitment to accelerating efforts to end colonialism by 2020.

Today, renewed commitment of …

Mak’s Strong Room that archives Uganda’s Newspapers

Mak’s Strong Room that archives Uganda’s Newspapers

In commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day, on 3rd May 2019, the Vice Chancellor of Makerere University Prof. Barnabas Nawangwe made a surprise visit to the Strong Room of Makerere University Main Library that …

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Responding to the Uganda Communications Commission's decision to order 13 radio and TV stations to suspend their news editors, producers and heads of programming, over incitement and misrepresenting information, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for …

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Uganda: Order to suspend editors is a blatant attack on press freedom

Responding to the Uganda Communications Commission's decision to order 13 radio and TV stations to suspend their news editors, producers and heads of programming, over incitement and misrepresenting information, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for …

1,800 mine workers trapped underground in South Africa

1,800 mine workers trapped underground in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, At least 1,800 mine workers have been trapped underground after some rails that were being transported underground became loose and collapsed a shaft at a platinum mine in the North West province of South …

Corporate Tax Reform Must Focus on Developing Countries’ Needs, Combating Inequality, Speakers Tell Special Meeting of Economic and Social Council

Corporate Tax Reform Must Focus on Developing Countries’ Needs, Combating Inequality, Speakers Tell Special Meeting of Economic and Social Council

Harnessing the power of taxation to help nations realize sustainable growth and development requires inclusive, innovative approaches based on developing countries' needs and aimed at leaving no one behind, delegates told the Economic and Social …

Exciting Job Opportunities – UNNGOF

Exciting Job Opportunities – UNNGOF

Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF) is seeking to recruit competent and committed individuals to fill the following vacant positions Head of Programs, and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer

Source: Uganda National Ngo Forum

UN to give US$13 million to cyclone hit Mozambique, Comoros

UN to give US$13 million to cyclone hit Mozambique, Comoros

UNITED NATIONS, The United Nations on Sunday said it will provide Mozambique and the Comoros Islands US$13 million as the two countries struggled with the aftermath of a second cyclone to hit the region in …

UN to give US$13 million to cyclone hit Mozambique, Comoros

UN to give US$13 million to cyclone hit Mozambique, Comoros

UNITED NATIONS, The United Nations on Sunday said it will provide Mozambique and the Comoros Islands US$13 million as the two countries struggled with the aftermath of a second cyclone to hit the region in …