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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 …

Study: Uganda Losing Billions Due to Inability to Stem Illicit Money

Study: Uganda Losing Billions Due to Inability to Stem Illicit Money

Uganda has lost billions of dollars in recent years from illegal financial flows, including tax evasion, crime, and corruption. Uganda's Financial Intelligence Authority - set up to track illicit money - says it lacks resources …

New training for veterinarians in 14 African countries to help combat infectious diseases

New training for veterinarians in 14 African countries to help combat infectious diseases

College Station, Texas/Rome - Some 180 veterinarians drawn from 14 African countries will benefit from a training programme, In-Service Applied Veterinary Epidemiology (ISAVET), launched today by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United …

OPM and UNHCR complete countrywide biometric refugee verification exercise

OPM and UNHCR complete countrywide biometric refugee verification exercise

KAMPALA: The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency have concluded the countrywide biometric verification exercise of all asylum-seekers and refugees in Uganda.

The exercise was concluded on Wednesday October …

OPM and UNHCR complete countrywide biometric refugee verification exercise

OPM and UNHCR complete countrywide biometric refugee verification exercise

KAMPALA: The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency have concluded the countrywide biometric verification exercise of all asylum-seekers and refugees in Uganda.

The exercise was concluded on Wednesday October …

Congo Rebels Kill 15, Abduct Kids in Ebola Outbreak Region

Congo Rebels Kill 15, Abduct Kids in Ebola Outbreak Region

Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence again forced the suspension of crucial …

Congo Rebels Kill 15, Abduct Kids in Ebola Outbreak Region

Congo Rebels Kill 15, Abduct Kids in Ebola Outbreak Region

Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence again forced the suspension of crucial …

UGANDA: KAMPALA, WFP FORM PARTNERSHIP TO ADDRESSS FOOD INSECURITY, MALNUTRITION

UGANDA: KAMPALA, WFP FORM PARTNERSHIP TO ADDRESSS FOOD INSECURITY, MALNUTRITION

KAMPALA-- Uganda's Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) HAS entered a partnership to tackle food insecurity and rising levels of malnutrition in Kampala district.

KCCA's Executive Director, Jennifer …

UGANDA: KAMPALA, WFP FORM PARTNERSHIP TO ADDRESSS FOOD INSECURITY, MALNUTRITION

UGANDA: KAMPALA, WFP FORM PARTNERSHIP TO ADDRESSS FOOD INSECURITY, MALNUTRITION

KAMPALA-- Uganda's Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) HAS entered a partnership to tackle food insecurity and rising levels of malnutrition in Kampala district.

KCCA's Executive Director, Jennifer …

World Health Organization calls crisis meeting over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

World Health Organization calls crisis meeting over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has called an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has already claimed around 130 lives.…

World Health Organization calls crisis meeting over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

World Health Organization calls crisis meeting over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has called an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has already claimed around 130 lives.…

DEATH TOLL OF EASTERN UGANDA LANDSLIDES RISES TO 38

DEATH TOLL OF EASTERN UGANDA LANDSLIDES RISES TO 38

KAMPALA, Uganda- The death toll from landslides that hit the eastern Ugandan district of Bududa, on Thursday, had risen to 38, a senior government official said, on Friday.

Martin Owor, commissioner of relief, disaster preparedness …