South Sudan’s Kiir, Rival Machar Meet for 3 Hours in Juba

JUBA – After meeting for three hours Wednesday at South Sudan’s State House, President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar pledged to resolve all outstanding issues holding up the formation of a unity government in November. The two leaders w…

President Museveni calls on teachers to work devotedly

President Yoweri Museveni has urged teachers in the country to work devotedly adding that God would reward the teachers who do their work devotedly. He revealed that he and his counterparts benefitted from teachers in the country who were devoted in th…

Pope Presses Need for Dignity of Work for Madagascar’s Poor

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR – Pope Francis is pressing for the poor to have the dignity of work with a visit Sunday to a hilltop rock quarry in Madagascar where hundreds of people toil rather than scavenge in the biggest dump of the Indian Ocean nation’s …

South Sudan’s Ambassador Meets With Parents of Slain Journalist

The parents of Christopher Allen, a freelance journalist killed two years ago while covering fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan, met with the country’s ambassador to the United States on Monday. The meeting in South Sudan’s Was…

Sudan Flood Death Toll Reaches 62: State Media

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Heavy rainfall and flash floods have killed 62 people in Sudan and left 98 others injured, the official SUNA news agency reported on Sunday.Sudan has been hit by torrential rains since the start of July, affecting nearly 200,000 peopl…

300,000 livestock vaccinated along Kenya, Uganda border

NAIROBI, Kenya and Uganda have vaccinated 300,000 cows in a free joint mass vaccination of livestock against the Contagious Bovine Pleura Pneumonia [CBPP], Lumpy Skin and foot and Mouth diseases which are rampant in the region. The exercise started la…

Muslims Go for Substitutes as Sacrificial Sheep Scarce

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Cameroon Muslims are looking for alternatives for the sacrifice as recommended by prophet Muhammad on the day of the Eid al-Adha feast. Sheep, traditionally slaughtered, have become very scarce as a result of the Boko Haram conflict…

POLICE ACTIVELY INVESTIGATING ALLEGED MUSICIANS MURDER

The Territorial Police at Kampala Metropolitan North Headquarters, has opened a Death Enquiry File, to establish circumstances surrounding the disappearance and subsequent death of Michael Kalinda aka Ziggy Wine, which occurred on the 4th /08/2019. …

African Union Envoy: Sudanese Finalize Power-Sharing Deal

CAIRO – The African Union envoy to Sudan said Saturday the pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have finalized a power-sharing agreement.Mohammed el-Hassan Lebatt told reporters that the two sides fully agreed on a constitutional decl…