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UGANDAN GOVT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH CONSORTIUM TO SET UP OIL REFINERY

UGANDAN GOVT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH CONSORTIUM TO SET UP OIL REFINERY

ENTEBBE, UGANDA-- Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has urged Western companies to take interest in helping Africa explore its resources potential, saying the continent presented immense business opportunities.

Speaking on Tuesday at State House Entebbe where …

UGANDAN GOVT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH CONSORTIUM TO SET UP OIL REFINERY

UGANDAN GOVT SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH CONSORTIUM TO SET UP OIL REFINERY

ENTEBBE, UGANDA-- Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has urged Western companies to take interest in helping Africa explore its resources potential, saying the continent presented immense business opportunities.

Speaking on Tuesday at State House Entebbe where …

UGANDAN PRESIDENT MEETS ARCHBISHOP OF KAMPALA OVER LATTER’S FEARS OF BEING SPIED ON

UGANDAN PRESIDENT MEETS ARCHBISHOP OF KAMPALA OVER LATTER’S FEARS OF BEING SPIED ON

ENTEBBE-- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has held a private meeting with the Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese, Dr. Cyprian Kizito Lwanga, following claims by the archbishop on Easter Sunday that Government has planted priests to spy …

WHO, UGANDA SET UP CHOLERA ISOLATION CENTRE; DEATH TOLL 40 SINCE FEBRUARY

WHO, UGANDA SET UP CHOLERA ISOLATION CENTRE; DEATH TOLL 40 SINCE FEBRUARY

KAMPALA-- Health authorities in the mid-western Ugandan district of Kagadi and the World Health Organization have set up an isolation center to control the spread of cholera.

James Olowo, the district health officer, said that …

WHO, UGANDA SET UP CHOLERA ISOLATION CENTRE; DEATH TOLL 40 SINCE FEBRUARY

WHO, UGANDA SET UP CHOLERA ISOLATION CENTRE; DEATH TOLL 40 SINCE FEBRUARY

KAMPALA-- Health authorities in the mid-western Ugandan district of Kagadi and the World Health Organization have set up an isolation center to control the spread of cholera.

James Olowo, the district health officer, said that …

Uganda Pressed for Land Amid Refugee Influx

Uganda Pressed for Land Amid Refugee Influx

The refugee population in Uganda stands at more than 1.4 million and growing, thanks to conflicts in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The influx is forcing Uganda to rethink its decades-old policy …

Uganda Pressed for Land Amid Refugee Influx

Uganda Pressed for Land Amid Refugee Influx

The refugee population in Uganda stands at more than 1.4 million and growing, thanks to conflicts in South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The influx is forcing Uganda to rethink its decades-old policy …

Secretary-General Appoints Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu of Ethiopia as Force Commander for United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei

Secretary-General Appoints Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu of Ethiopia as Force Commander for United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu of Ethiopia as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

Major General Woldezgu …

Secretary-General Appoints Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu of Ethiopia as Force Commander for United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei

Secretary-General Appoints Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu of Ethiopia as Force Commander for United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today announced the appointment of Major General Gebre Adhana Woldezgu of Ethiopia as his new Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

Major General Woldezgu …

Ethnic Violence in Congo’s Northeast Displaces 60,000

Ethnic Violence in Congo’s Northeast Displaces 60,000

The assailants attacked under cover of darkness, slaughtering Nguli Nzafi 's wife and three children with machetes and arrows.

The 71-year-old, who also lost all 40 of his cattle in the violence, was forced to …

Ugandans Hope New Police Command Can Stem Crime

Ugandans Hope New Police Command Can Stem Crime

Uganda's new police bosses have been given a big job � rebuild public confidence in an institution that has seen its image damaged by soaring crime.

Unsolved murders, including those of a police boss, a …

Press Availability With Kenyan Foreign Minister Monica Juma

Press Availability With Kenyan Foreign Minister Monica Juma

FOREIGN MINISTER JUMA: Thank you. Excellency Mr. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State, United States of America, Excellency Ambassador Godec, colleagues from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, members of the Fourth Estate: I am delighted to …

Corruption Monitor Paints Grim Picture in Africa for 2017

Corruption Monitor Paints Grim Picture in Africa for 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa continues to appear at the bottom of Transparency International's annual index, with the violent, chaotic East African nation of Somalia maintaining its 12-year streak as the lowest rated nation on the chart that …