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At least 34 dead after Uganda landslide

At least 34 dead after Uganda landslide

At least 34 people have been killed after a river in eastern Uganda burst its banks, sending thick sludge and rocks barrelling into homes, disaster officials said Friday.

Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, …

At least 34 dead after Uganda landslide

At least 34 dead after Uganda landslide

At least 34 people have been killed after a river in eastern Uganda burst its banks, sending thick sludge and rocks barrelling into homes, disaster officials said Friday.

Rescue teams were picking through the rubble, …

Fear, Prestige Pushing Kenyan Girls Into FGM – and Out of School

Fear, Prestige Pushing Kenyan Girls Into FGM – and Out of School

It was during her first year of high school in rural western Kenya that Mary Kuket says she was "sacrificed to tradition" and her dreams of becoming a doctor shattered forever.

With no explanation, the …

Fear, Prestige Pushing Kenyan Girls Into FGM – and Out of School

Fear, Prestige Pushing Kenyan Girls Into FGM – and Out of School

It was during her first year of high school in rural western Kenya that Mary Kuket says she was "sacrificed to tradition" and her dreams of becoming a doctor shattered forever.

With no explanation, the …

MPs aid woman deliver baby at rural health centre

MPs aid woman deliver baby at rural health centre

Legislators on the Committee on Health on an oversight visit came to the aid of an expectant mother and helped her deliver a baby at Kikuube Health Centre IV.

The MPs who visited the health …

KENYA, ZAMBIA ARREST CHINESE THREATS TO ‘NATIONAL SECURITY’

KENYA, ZAMBIA ARREST CHINESE THREATS TO ‘NATIONAL SECURITY’

LUSAKA/NAIROBI-- Authorities in Kenya and Zambia have under a week arrested Chinese nationals deemed as being threats to their respective national security.

It started off over last weekend in Zambia where police reported the arrest …

Parliament to host 20th National Prayer Breakfast

Parliament to host 20th National Prayer Breakfast

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, will next week host the 20th National Prayer Breakfast to pray for the country and renew people's commitment to God.

The National Prayer Breakfast, which has been organised by …

Parliament to host 20th National Prayer Breakfast

Parliament to host 20th National Prayer Breakfast

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, will next week host the 20th National Prayer Breakfast to pray for the country and renew people's commitment to God.

The National Prayer Breakfast, which has been organised by …

Government to upgrade upcountry roads to tarmac

Government to upgrade upcountry roads to tarmac

The Minister of State for Transport, Hon. Henry Bagiire, has told Parliament that Government is in the process of securing funds to upgrade roads in Lango sub-region, Kiryandongo and Kyegegwa districts.

Bagiire revealed that all …

Government to upgrade upcountry roads to tarmac

Government to upgrade upcountry roads to tarmac

The Minister of State for Transport, Hon. Henry Bagiire, has told Parliament that Government is in the process of securing funds to upgrade roads in Lango sub-region, Kiryandongo and Kyegegwa districts.

Bagiire revealed that all …

Nigeria: Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew Members of Swiss Ship

Nigeria: Pirates Kidnap 12 Crew Members of Swiss Ship

Twelve crew members of a Swiss commercial ship have been taken hostage by pirates who attacked the vessel as it sailed off the coast of Nigeria.

Massoel Shipping said in a statement Sunday that the …

Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

One month after election-related violence in northern Uganda, two women who say they were brutally assaulted by security officers are still recovering from their injuries. The government has questioned the women's claims while stopping short …

Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

Women Detail Alleged Assaults by Ugandan Security Personnel

One month after election-related violence in northern Uganda, two women who say they were brutally assaulted by security officers are still recovering from their injuries. The government has questioned the women's claims while stopping short …