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Ten Slain in New Massacre in Eastern DR Congo

Ten Slain in New Massacre in Eastern DR Congo

Suspected militiamen killed ten civilians in a fresh attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, civil and military sources said Tuesday.

The massacre occurred overnight in the town of Oicha, in the Beni …

Speakers Dispute Development Metric Shaped by Wealthy States, as General Assembly Discusses Challenges of Middle-Income Countries in Realizing 2030 Agenda

Speakers Dispute Development Metric Shaped by Wealthy States, as General Assembly Discusses Challenges of Middle-Income Countries in Realizing 2030 Agenda

World leaders today challenged models of development shaped by wealthy States as the General Assembly held a high-level meeting on gaps and impediments faced by middle-income countries in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for …

Speakers Dispute Development Metric Shaped by Wealthy States, as General Assembly Discusses Challenges of Middle-Income Countries in Realizing 2030 Agenda

Speakers Dispute Development Metric Shaped by Wealthy States, as General Assembly Discusses Challenges of Middle-Income Countries in Realizing 2030 Agenda

World leaders today challenged models of development shaped by wealthy States as the General Assembly held a high-level meeting on gaps and impediments faced by middle-income countries in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for …

The 2018 Zoohackathon Global Winner

The 2018 Zoohackathon Global Winner

The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs is pleased to announce Team Yamakapi, from the Zoohackathon in San Diego, California as the 2018 Zoohackathon global winner. The runners-up …

CCTV footage shows Bagyenda carrying key documents – COSASE

CCTV footage shows Bagyenda carrying key documents – COSASE

The former Central Bank Executive Director Supervision, Ms Justine Bagyenda, picked bags containing what is believed to be missing crucial documents required by Parliament's Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase), MPs have …

Delegates in Fifth Committee Back Proposed Funding to Bolster Resident Coordinator System, Maintain Smooth Operations of Sierra Leone Court

Delegates in Fifth Committee Back Proposed Funding to Bolster Resident Coordinator System, Maintain Smooth Operations of Sierra Leone Court

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today threw their support behind the Secretary General's efforts to bolster the Organization's global resident coordinator system � an integral part of ongoing efforts to achieve the …

Delegates in Fifth Committee Back Proposed Funding to Bolster Resident Coordinator System, Maintain Smooth Operations of Sierra Leone Court

Delegates in Fifth Committee Back Proposed Funding to Bolster Resident Coordinator System, Maintain Smooth Operations of Sierra Leone Court

Delegates in the Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary) today threw their support behind the Secretary General's efforts to bolster the Organization's global resident coordinator system � an integral part of ongoing efforts to achieve the …

Oulanyah receives Shs 10m for nodding disease

Oulanyah receives Shs 10m for nodding disease

Friends of the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, have contributed a total of Shs 10 million towards mothers of children affected by the nodding disease syndrome in Omoro district.

Led by the Chairperson National Drug Authority, …

Oulanyah receives Shs 10m for nodding disease

Oulanyah receives Shs 10m for nodding disease

Friends of the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, have contributed a total of Shs 10 million towards mothers of children affected by the nodding disease syndrome in Omoro district.

Led by the Chairperson National Drug Authority, …

Karooro designated coordinator for SDGs

Karooro designated coordinator for SDGs

Government has appointed the Minister for General Duties, Hon. Mary Karooro Okurut, to be in charge of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Karooro Okurut is also the Woman representative for Bushenyi district.

The Speaker of Parliament, …

Ugandan Soldiers to Guard Chinese Businesses After Rash of Robberies

Ugandan Soldiers to Guard Chinese Businesses After Rash of Robberies

Ugandan soldiers will be deployed shortly as security guards for businesses of mostly Chinese investors that have suffered a spate of robberies, the military said on Wednesday.

The East African country of 40 million people …

Ministry of Health dispels Ebola outbreak reports

Ministry of Health dispels Ebola outbreak reports

The Ministry of Health says that Uganda is on an Ebola alert following an outbreak of the disease in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The Ministry also allayed fears that there is already …

Experts identify actions to protect children from violence by terrorist groups in Eastern Africa

Experts identify actions to protect children from violence by terrorist groups in Eastern Africa

Globally, children face an increasing risk of economic and sexual exploitation, abuse, neglect and violence. The trafficking, recruitment, and exploitation of children by terrorist and violent extremist groups is among these risks and addressing it …