[East African] Kenyans can expect to pay less for electricity upon the inauguration of the region’s largest solar plant next month, in the northeastern part of the country.
[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has praised his former prime minister Amama Mbabazi for his contribution towards the liberation struggle that brought the ruling National Resistance Army (NRA) into power in 1986.
[New Times] A total of 7, 174, 188 have registered to participate in the parliamentary elections slated for September, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced
[Nairobi News] A renowned gay rights activist has finally denounced what she called a “sin of same sex” after years of defending the same rights.
[Monitor] President Museveni has urged the United Kingdom to drop sanctions on South Sudan because they will not help to resolve the challenges the world’s youngest nation is facing.
[Nation] Kenyan fishermen on Migingo Island have protested Uganda’s forcible closure of the first and only Kenyan kindergarten on the island.
[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni yesterday ordered that all guns in Uganda be fingerprinted and all vehicles and boda bodas installed with electronic devices to monitor their movements as part of a nine-point security master plan to contain increasing killings and kidnaps in the country.
[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia is one of 13 countries close to achieving HIV epidemic control.
[allAfrica] Geneva -Gambia’s Vice President and Minister for Women’s Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing poverty and has delivered incredible gains for the world economy, but it needs to be more fully optimized.
[Royal Academy of Engineering] London -A 24-year-old Ugandan software engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Brian Gitta is the first Ugandan to win the prestigious Africa Prize, and the youngest winner to date.