[News24Wire] A group of teens is set to make aviation history as they plan to fly a light aircraft from Cape Town to Cairo in Egypt.
[The New Humanitarian] Goma/Democratic Republic of Congo -The second-largest Ebola outbreak ever continues to spread, and health officials now say it’s likely to reach the populous city of Goma. Once there, the risk of it spreading beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo to Rwanda, South Sudan, or Uganda increases.
DEEP IN PITS hewn from the earth dozens of teenage boys slam their hammers into the rock.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has today told heads of missions accredited to Uganda that Rwandan security operatives have been entering the country without permission, a move that could have put the security of citizens at risk. He was briefing the ambassadors on the on the current poor state of Uganda-Rwanda relations.
[Monitor] Uganda has been listed among 12 African states that have in the last one and a half decades been adopting laws aimed at constraining the operations of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) as part of what is described as a broader strategy by African governments to narrow space for democratic activity.
[Monitor] Kampala -The Court of Appeal has upheld an earlier High Court decision that trimmed powers of the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters.
“LIKE SHOE polish”, is how one oilman describes Uganda’s black stuff.
[Monitor] Mbarara -The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire, has lashed out at Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, saying he is trying to bring back colonialism to Uganda by reporting President Museveni to the United States and UK after the Arua Municipality by-election chaos.
[East African] Kenya and other African countries could reap net benefits from Chinese investment, but that favourable outcome hinges on whether host countries adopt effective oversight and accountability mechanisms, according to a US Defence Department think tank.
[Nation] Ethiopia last week ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), leaving only one more ratification for it to take effect.