Blinken Faults China for Slow Response on Coronavirus


WASHINGTON – The U.S. secretary of state assailed China Sunday for its early, slow response to the threat of the coronavirus more than a year ago, saying it led to “more egregious results” throughout the world than “might otherwise” have been the case….

WHO: Africa Left Behind in Race for COVID-19 Vaccine


GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The World Health Organization says Africa’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccine is being hampered by supply shortages and delays in planned deliveries. To date, the WHO reports 4.3 million cases of COVID-19 in Africa, including 114,000 de…

Uganda: KCCA Count On Lamunu


The last time KCCA Leopards won the Women’s National Basketball League in 2014, Claire Lamunu was the best player on the team and won the Most Valuable Player gong that season. She got a basketball scholarship to Vanguard University of Southern Carolina in the US the following season and the Leopards have not won the […]

Uganda: Vipers Strike As Ndejje Tame Villa


Vipers and SC Villa are two big sides that have in recent years suffered the ignominy of early Uganda Cup elimination. After the first leg of the round of 32 games that kicked off this season’s competition yesterday, the two appear to have picked different lessons. Vipers, who lost to neighbours Kajjansi in the round […]

Uganda: Mutebi Says No Regrets At KCCA


The meticulousness of how he loves his teams to play can be read in his dressing, speaking, and even in how his house smiles at visitors. Marble, coloured stones grace the front walls of coach Mike Mutebi’s beautiful home in Kawempe; the luxuriant green, compound decor and breathing flowers making sure of the peace. Inside […]

Biden Accelerates Deadline for Opening COVID-19 Vaccinations


ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – Every adult in the United States will be eligible within two weeks to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday, moving up by two weeks the previous May 1 deadline for open season for inoculations. “No more confusing rules. No more confusing restrictions,” said Biden, at the White […]