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New Report Accuses Uganda of Sending Arms to South Sudan

New Report Accuses Uganda of Sending Arms to South Sudan

A new report accuses Uganda of diverting European weapons into South Sudan, circumventing a European Union arms embargo on the conflict-ridden country.

The 101-page report by London-based Conflict Armament Research says the Ugandan government purchased …

UGANDA: AT LEAST 10 DEAD IN BOAT CAPSIZE, 40 RESCUED – POLICE

UGANDA: AT LEAST 10 DEAD IN BOAT CAPSIZE, 40 RESCUED – POLICE

KAMPALA-- At least 10 people drowned and 40 were rescued, Uganda police said, after a boat capsized in Lake Victoria late Saturday.

There was no immediate information on the number of passengers aboard the vessel, …

Experts Target Missing Link in Contraception: Men

Experts Target Missing Link in Contraception: Men

Ask Esther Imaniragena to name her top challenge as she doles out contraceptive advice and supplies at a Rwandan health clinic and the answer comes short and fast: men.

Too many men do not share …

Uber Sees Opportunity for Minibus Service in Nairobi

Uber Sees Opportunity for Minibus Service in Nairobi

Uber Technologies may roll out a new service in Kenya to help users book seats on minibuses that ply the streets of the congested capital, if tests on the product in Egypt and Mexico prove …

KCCA, WFP form partnership to address food insecurity, rising malnutrition in Kampala

KCCA, WFP form partnership to address food insecurity, rising malnutrition in Kampala

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

KCCA's Executive Director, Jennifer …

Cooperation Key to Tackling Long-Standing Challenges in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Tells Regional Oversight Mechanism

Cooperation Key to Tackling Long-Standing Challenges in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Secretary-General Tells Regional Oversight Mechanism

Following is UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' message, delivered by Said Djinnit, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region, to the Regional Oversight Mechanism of the Peace, Security and Cooperation Framework for the Democratic Republic of …

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened a workshop for Member States' experts in charge of Medicines Regulation Authorities to train them on the IGAD Protocol for the Survey of the …

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened a workshop for Member States' experts in charge of Medicines Regulation Authorities to train them on the IGAD Protocol for the Survey of the …

UNODC regional workshop seeks to strengthen fight against organized crime in East Africa

UNODC regional workshop seeks to strengthen fight against organized crime in East Africa

Organized Crime threatens the safety and security of communities, violates human rights and undermines sustainable development. The increasingly transnational and flexible nature of criminal networks allow them to forge sophisticated relationships across borders, overcome cultural …

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Entebbe (Uganda): After five days of informative presentations, active participation and intensive group works, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) today closed the training on Dossier Assessment of Priority …

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Training on Medicines Registration in IGAD Region Closes with Success

Entebbe (Uganda): After five days of informative presentations, active participation and intensive group works, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) today closed the training on Dossier Assessment of Priority …

CONTRIBUTIONS TO UGANDA’S SOCIAL SECURITY FUND TOPS ONE TRILLION SHILLINGS

CONTRIBUTIONS TO UGANDA’S SOCIAL SECURITY FUND TOPS ONE TRILLION SHILLINGS

KAMPALA-- Contributions to Uganda's National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has now topped the one trilling-shilling (about 266 million US dollars) mark, after showing an increase of 14 per cent increase in member's contributions in the …

Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

Briefing Security Council, Special Envoy for Burundi Says New Constitution, President’s Actions Create Opportunity to End Political Crisis

The Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Burundi asked the Security Council today to appeal to all sides in the East African nation to participate � in good faith � in a fifth and potentially final inter …