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Uganda Confirms 1 Death From Ebola-like Marburg Virus

Uganda Confirms 1 Death From Ebola-like Marburg Virus

KAMPALA Uganda's ministry of health confirmed Thursday that one person has died of Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a close relative of the Ebola virus. Surveillance teams have deployed to the affected district in the eastern part …

STUDENTS AT UGANDAN UNIVERSITY RIOT OVER DIRTY TOILETS

STUDENTS AT UGANDAN UNIVERSITY RIOT OVER DIRTY TOILETS

KAMPALA, There was commotion at Kyambogo University, Uganda's second largest institution of higher learning, here Tuesday as students from the Special Needs and Rehabilitation Department demonstrated with placards and others with sticks and tree branches …

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it's the main abuser.

A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces, the intelligence …

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it's the main abuser.

A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces, the intelligence …

DRC Lawmakers: Militants Ambush, Kill Travelers in Northeast

DRC Lawmakers: Militants Ambush, Kill Travelers in Northeast

GOMA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.

The attack …

African Delegates Press for Greater Regional Cooperation in Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Question, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

African Delegates Press for Greater Regional Cooperation in Efforts to Resolve Western Sahara Question, as Fourth Committee Continues Decolonization Debate

Delegates from several African countries called for greater regional cooperation in the peaceful resolution of the Western Sahara question today, as the Fourth Committee (Special Political and Decolonization) continued its general debate on decolonization.

Senegal's …

UGANDA: AMID AGE LIMIT CHAOS, PRES MUSEVENI IN BRUSSELS FOR OFFICIAL VISIT

UGANDA: AMID AGE LIMIT CHAOS, PRES MUSEVENI IN BRUSSELS FOR OFFICIAL VISIT

BRUSSELS, Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, arrived in Brussels on Wednesday, the second day of chaos in the legislature where an age limit motion is being pushed.

He confirmed that he was in Brussels for a …

UGANDAN PRES MUSEVENI GOES TO BRUSSELS FOR EPA, EAC MEET

UGANDAN PRES MUSEVENI GOES TO BRUSSELS FOR EPA, EAC MEET

KAMPALA, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who is also the current chairman of the East African Community, has left for Brussels (Belgium).

He went with a delegation from the East African Community members states to discuss …

UGANDA: POLICE ARRESTED 48 AGE-LIMIT PROTESTERS

UGANDA: POLICE ARRESTED 48 AGE-LIMIT PROTESTERS

KAMPALA, Ugandan police say they have arrested 48 people including 25 students of the Makerere University for protesting against the removal of the presidential age limit.

The 48 arrested in the capital Kampala are yet …

Remarks by President Trump at Working Lunch with African Leaders

Remarks by President Trump at Working Lunch with African Leaders

PRESIDENT TRUMP: Thank you very much, General. I appreciate it. And I'm greatly honored to host this lunch, to be joined by the leaders of CAte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, and …

TANZANIAN, UGANDAN COMPANIES AGREE TO WORK TOGETHER IN TRANSNATIONAL OIL PIPELINE PROJECT

TANZANIAN, UGANDAN COMPANIES AGREE TO WORK TOGETHER IN TRANSNATIONAL OIL PIPELINE PROJECT

DAR-ES-SALAAM, The Association of Tanzania Oil and Gas Service Providers (ATOGS) and the Association of Uganda Oil and Gas Service Providers (AUGOS) have signed an agreement to work together in the construction of the 1,400-kilometre …

American Basketballers Find Their Dream Teams in Africa

American Basketballers Find Their Dream Teams in Africa

DAKAR, SENEGAL � Reggie Moore rarely gets through a day without stopping for an autograph or selfie in the basketball-mad African country of Angola.

If I'm in the mall, it's going to be 30 to …

U.S.-African Partnerships: Advancing Common Interests

U.S.-African Partnerships: Advancing Common Interests

Introduction

Good morning. Thank you President Lindborg for your very kind and generous introduction. To you and to Ambassador Carson I am grateful for the invitation to participate in this important and timely symposium.

It …