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South African Schools to Teach Kiswahili in 2020

South African Schools to Teach Kiswahili in 2020

South Africa has announced that Kiswahili will be introduced as an optional language in schools by 2020.

The move was welcomed by many who want to see the language, known in English simply as Swahili, …

WORLD BANK SUPPORT UGANDA’S EFFORTS TO ADOPT CLEANER COOKING TECHNOLOGIES

WORLD BANK SUPPORT UGANDA’S EFFORTS TO ADOPT CLEANER COOKING TECHNOLOGIES

KAMPALA-- The World Bank has invested a total of 2.2 million US dollars to foster the sales and adoption of cleaner and more efficient cooking technologies in Uganda under its Clean Cooking Supply Chain Expansion …

WORLD BANK SUPPORT UGANDA’S EFFORTS TO ADOPT CLEANER COOKING TECHNOLOGIES

WORLD BANK SUPPORT UGANDA’S EFFORTS TO ADOPT CLEANER COOKING TECHNOLOGIES

KAMPALA-- The World Bank has invested a total of 2.2 million US dollars to foster the sales and adoption of cleaner and more efficient cooking technologies in Uganda under its Clean Cooking Supply Chain Expansion …

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI OPENS US$30M CERAMIC FACTORY IN REMOTE CENTRAL REGION

UGANDA: PRES MUSEVENI OPENS US$30M CERAMIC FACTORY IN REMOTE CENTRAL REGION

NAKASEKE (Uganda)-- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday opened the first ceramic factory in the country in the remote central district of Nakaseke.

While commissioning the Chinese-owned Goodwill Ceramic factory, Museveni said the plant will …

NO EBOLA OUTBREAK IN UGANDA, SAYS GOVERNMENT

NO EBOLA OUTBREAK IN UGANDA, SAYS GOVERNMENT

KAMPALA-- Uganda has no case of Ebola, despite a newly confirmed case near the shores of Lake Albert on the DR Congo side of the border, in Ituri Province, the ministry of health has said.…

NO EBOLA OUTBREAK IN UGANDA, SAYS GOVERNMENT

NO EBOLA OUTBREAK IN UGANDA, SAYS GOVERNMENT

KAMPALA-- Uganda has no case of Ebola, despite a newly confirmed case near the shores of Lake Albert on the DR Congo side of the border, in Ituri Province, the ministry of health has said.…

UGANDA: SEVEN KILLED, 12 INJURED IN 3-VEHICLE ROAD ACCIDENT

UGANDA: SEVEN KILLED, 12 INJURED IN 3-VEHICLE ROAD ACCIDENT

KAMPALA-- Seven people were killed and 12 others seriously injured on Sunday in a road accident Uganda's central district of Nakasongola.

The collision involving three vehicles occurred in Nakitoma, along the Kampala-Gulu Highway, Paul Kangave, …

IGAD REGIONAL HEADS WITNESS THE SIGNING OF THE FINAL REVITALIZED AGREEMENT OF RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT SOUTH SUDAN DURING THE 33RD EXTRA ORDINARY IGAD ASSEMBLY

IGAD REGIONAL HEADS WITNESS THE SIGNING OF THE FINAL REVITALIZED AGREEMENT OF RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT SOUTH SUDAN DURING THE 33RD EXTRA ORDINARY IGAD ASSEMBLY

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today witnessed the signing of the final Revitalized Agreement of Resolution of the Conflict South Sudan (R-ARCSS) during the …

IGAD REGIONAL HEADS WITNESS THE SIGNING OF THE FINAL REVITALIZED AGREEMENT OF RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT SOUTH SUDAN DURING THE 33RD EXTRA ORDINARY IGAD ASSEMBLY

IGAD REGIONAL HEADS WITNESS THE SIGNING OF THE FINAL REVITALIZED AGREEMENT OF RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT SOUTH SUDAN DURING THE 33RD EXTRA ORDINARY IGAD ASSEMBLY

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Heads of State and Government of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today witnessed the signing of the final Revitalized Agreement of Resolution of the Conflict South Sudan (R-ARCSS) during the …

UGANDA REDUCES NUMBER OF STATE AGENCIES

UGANDA REDUCES NUMBER OF STATE AGENCIES

KAMPALA-- Uganda's Cabinet has approved the merger of more than 30 State agencies and returned the functions of more than 30 other agencies to their supervising ministries.

The Uganda National Roads Authority, Uganda Investment Authority, …

UGANDA REDUCES NUMBER OF STATE AGENCIES

UGANDA REDUCES NUMBER OF STATE AGENCIES

KAMPALA-- Uganda's Cabinet has approved the merger of more than 30 State agencies and returned the functions of more than 30 other agencies to their supervising ministries.

The Uganda National Roads Authority, Uganda Investment Authority, …

HORN OF AFRICA: UN WELCOMES DJIBOUTI AGREEMENT BETWEEN ERITREA, ETHIOPIA AND SOMALIA

HORN OF AFRICA: UN WELCOMES DJIBOUTI AGREEMENT BETWEEN ERITREA, ETHIOPIA AND SOMALIA

UNITED NATIONS-- UN Secretary-General AntonioGuterres has welcomed Thursday's meeting in Djibouti with the foreign ministers of Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia with the Djiboutian head of diplomacy.

The meeting, held on Sept 6 in Djibouti, resulted …

Inactivity puts physical and mental health of more than 1.4 billion adults at risk, says WHO

Inactivity puts physical and mental health of more than 1.4 billion adults at risk, says WHO

Insufficient physical activity is a leading risk factor for non-communicable disease, negatively impacting mental health and overall quality of life, according to a newly released United Nations health agency study.

Published in The Lancet Global …