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Rising cases of mental health, stigma worries MPs

Rising cases of mental health, stigma worries MPs

The Committee on Health has listed stigma, poverty and drug abuse as leading contributors to the country's mental health challenges.

This was contained in the Committee's report on the Mental Health Bill 2014, which the …

Government withdraws Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017

Government withdraws Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017

The Deputy Attorney General, Mwesigwa Rukutana, has withdrawn the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2017.

The object of the Bill is to amend Article 26 of the Constitution in accordance with Articles 259 and 262 of the …

Establish the cause of modern slavery – Oulanyah

Establish the cause of modern slavery – Oulanyah

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has said that the root cause of modern slavery needs to be established in order for the vice to be eliminated from society.

We need to isolate the …

President concludes productive state visit to China

President concludes productive state visit to China

President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a state visit to the People's Republic of China with whom South Africa has entered into several agreements that will enable economic growth and educational opportunities, among other benefits.

One …

IOM: Returning Nigerian Migrants Benefit from Business Training Skills

IOM: Returning Nigerian Migrants Benefit from Business Training Skills

The International Organization for Migration reports more than 270 Nigerian migrants who recently returned from Libya have completed a skills training course to help them start their own businesses.

Migrants attending this weeklong event in …

UGANDA: POP STAR-TURNED POLITICIAN ‘RE-ARRESTED AT AIRPORT’

UGANDA: POP STAR-TURNED POLITICIAN ‘RE-ARRESTED AT AIRPORT’

KAMPALA-- Ugandan pop star and MP Bobi Wine has been prevented from leaving the country to seek medical treatment despite being granted bail, his lawyers say.

He was charged with treason last week, following the …

Oulanyah denies ultimatum to President

Oulanyah denies ultimatum to President

The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has clarified that Parliament has not given an ultimatum to the President following Tuesday's plenary sitting of the House.

Oulanyah said that the story published by the New Vision, a …

Oulanyah denies ultimatum to President

Oulanyah denies ultimatum to President

The Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, has clarified that Parliament has not given an ultimatum to the President following Tuesday's plenary sitting of the House.

Oulanyah said that the story published by the New Vision, a …

UGANDA: HIGH COURT GRANTS BAIL TO 12 OPPOSITION POLITICIANS CHARGED WITH TREASON

UGANDA: HIGH COURT GRANTS BAIL TO 12 OPPOSITION POLITICIANS CHARGED WITH TREASON

KAMPALA-- A Ugandan judge granted bail to 12 opposition politicians, including popular songwriter Robert Kyagulanyi, who have been charged with treason over their alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's convoy this month.…

UGANDA: HIGH COURT GRANTS BAIL TO 12 OPPOSITION POLITICIANS CHARGED WITH TREASON

UGANDA: HIGH COURT GRANTS BAIL TO 12 OPPOSITION POLITICIANS CHARGED WITH TREASON

KAMPALA-- A Ugandan judge granted bail to 12 opposition politicians, including popular songwriter Robert Kyagulanyi, who have been charged with treason over their alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's convoy this month.…

#MeQueer Takes Twitter by Storm as LGBT Community Cries #MeToo

#MeQueer Takes Twitter by Storm as LGBT Community Cries #MeToo

It started with an angry tweet. But by Wednesday, the #MeQueer hashtag had morphed into a global online storm with thousands of LGBT people taking to Twitter to detail their experiences of verbal abuse, sexual …

(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 12-18

(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 12-18

Editor's note: We wanted a way to keep you updated with the top immigration, migration and refugee stories every week � the ones that will most affect you, our international readers, viewers and listeners. We …

(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 12-18

(Im)migration News Recap, Aug. 12-18

Editor's note: We wanted a way to keep you updated with the top immigration, migration and refugee stories every week � the ones that will most affect you, our international readers, viewers and listeners. We …