Uganda announces withdrawal of troops from east Congo

Published by Reuters KAMPALA (Reuters) -Uganda will pull troops from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo in two weeks, the military said on Tuesday, after a joint operation against Islamist insurgents since late last year. President Yoweri Museveni’s government sent hundreds of soldiers into east Congo in December to join the Congolese military in an assault […]

Americans Return to the Office With Willingness and Trepidation

As cases of coronavirus continue to decline in the United States, many businesses have told their employees it’s time to return to the office.Some people are already doing the daily grind, while others are splitting their time between home and the offi…

COVID-Hit Shanghai Announces Gradual Reopening of Businesses

Shanghai announced a gradual reopening from Monday of businesses, although it remains unclear when the millions of people still locked down in China’s economic capital will finally be allowed out of their homes.Confronted with its worst COVID-19 outbre…

Iranian Film Workers Arrested, Homes Raided

A renowned Iranian filmmaker has said that the offices and homes of several filmmakers and other industry professionals were raided and some of them arrested in recent days.Mohammad Rasoulof made the comments on Instagram late Saturday, posting a state…

US, China Vie for Africa Mobile Phone Sector

Africa, in recent years, has become the new frontier where China and the United States, the world’s two biggest economic superpowers, are competing for influence in a key industry: telecommunications.This week, Ethiopia celebrated the launch of a 5G ne…

Statement on alleged Kidnap of FDC candidate for Omoro County

Aswa Regional Police are investigating alleged Kidnap of Mr. Owani Dick Denis, the FDC Candidate in the upcoming Omoro by-election.The candidate alleges that he was abducted by occupants in an unknown vehicle who were trailing him. Mr. Owani claims the…

Nations Pledge Over $3B to Fight Pandemic

World leaders pledged more than $3 billion on Thursday for the global fight against the pandemic, as the United States marked a grim point in its own COVID-19 battle – and without the billions of dollars in emergency funding Biden has sought from Congr…

12 arrested in City Operation

Following alot of complaints from motorists, especially boda boda riders who have been accusing people in civilian wear of impounding their motorcycles along clock tower area and later extort money from them before releasing the illegally impounded mot…

US Consumer Prices Slow in April; Inflation Still High

U.S. consumer price growth slowed sharply in April as gasoline prices eased off record highs, suggesting that inflation has probably peaked, though it is likely to stay hot for a while and keep the Federal Reserve’s foot on the brakes to cool demand.Th…