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UGANDA PROBES UN RELIEF FOOD AFTER THREE DEATHS POLICE

UGANDA PROBES UN RELIEF FOOD AFTER THREE DEATHS POLICE

Uganda is investigating a supply of food from the World Food Programme (WFP) after three people died and more than 150 others became sick in recent days, police said.

The food was part of a …

Invisible no more: People of African descent demand rights in Argentina

Invisible no more: People of African descent demand rights in Argentina

GENEVA / BUENOS AIRES Argentina must address the long-standing invisibility and persistent structural discrimination faced by Afro-Argentines, people of African descent and Africans, says a group of UN human rights experts* visiting the country.

Argentina …

UN’s Super Cereal Suspected in Food Poisoning in Uganda

UN’s Super Cereal Suspected in Food Poisoning in Uganda

Uganda has stopped nationwide distribution of a United Nations food supplement called Super Cereal after two people died and more than 90 others came down with food poisoning.

The fortified porridge is suspected of making …

Arab, African Youths Play Active Role In Building Future: Egypt’s President

Arab, African Youths Play Active Role In Building Future: Egypt’s President

ASWAN, Egypt, Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, said that, young people will play an active role in overcoming the challenges surrounding the Arab and African countries, to build the future.

Sisi's remarks came during the opening …

Arab, African Youths Play Active Role In Building Future: Egypt’s President

Arab, African Youths Play Active Role In Building Future: Egypt’s President

ASWAN, Egypt, Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, said that, young people will play an active role in overcoming the challenges surrounding the Arab and African countries, to build the future.

Sisi's remarks came during the opening …

South Africa’s Zuma won’t seek MP seat, party list shows

South Africa’s Zuma won’t seek MP seat, party list shows

JOHANNESBURG, Former South African president Jacob Zuma will not seek a place in parliament in the May 8 elections, the ruling party has said, surprising those who expected him to try to stage a comeback.…

South Africa’s Zuma won’t seek MP seat, party list shows

South Africa’s Zuma won’t seek MP seat, party list shows

JOHANNESBURG, Former South African president Jacob Zuma will not seek a place in parliament in the May 8 elections, the ruling party has said, surprising those who expected him to try to stage a comeback.…

S. Sudan Rebels Urge Pressure on Kiir to Fund Peace Implementation

S. Sudan Rebels Urge Pressure on Kiir to Fund Peace Implementation

WASHINGTON / JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN South Sudan's main rebel group is calling on President Salva Kiir to provide funds to implement last year's peace agreement and is demanding that Sudan and Uganda apply pressure on …

STATEMENT ON THE ALLEGED CLOSURE OF THE UGANDA BORDER WITH RWANDA

STATEMENT ON THE ALLEGED CLOSURE OF THE UGANDA BORDER WITH RWANDA

Uganda wishes to refute allegations that it closed its borders with Rwanda. Since 28th February 2019 when the Government of Rwanda issued an advisory against travel of its nationals to Uganda, flow of traffic from …

Tackling Inter-trade barriers. A paper delivered by President Museveni

Tackling Inter-trade barriers. A paper delivered by President Museveni

The first barrier we need to tackle is the strategic conception. How are we going to solve the issue of prosperity? We shall solve the issue of prosperity through the production and sale of goods …

Venezuela an Issue Between Allies US and South Africa

Venezuela an Issue Between Allies US and South Africa

JOHANNESBURG Differences between South African and U.S. policy on Venezuela's political crisis are likely to come to the fore this week, as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan visits southern Africa.

Last month, …

US Urges Better Business in Africa to Attract Investors

US Urges Better Business in Africa to Attract Investors

KAMPALA The United States has urged African governments to improve their business environments to better attract major American investment. The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Tibor Nagy, made the comments during a …

US Urges Better Business in Africa to Attract Investors

US Urges Better Business in Africa to Attract Investors

KAMPALA The United States has urged African governments to improve their business environments to better attract major American investment. The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Tibor Nagy, made the comments during a …