Author: Namwanja Peter

Premier League
Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck says racism can be tackled with education not stadium bans

Chelsea “have a problem” with racist and anti-Semitic fan behaviour but believe education rather than bans will better help tackle the problem, says chairman Bruce Buck. Raheem Sterling was allegedly racially abused by Chelsea fans in December and Blues fans were accused of anti-Semitic chanting during a Europa League game. “We’ve changed our approach,” Buck told BBC Radio […]

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international news
No-deal Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’, farmers warn

The National Farmers’ Union says confidence levels among British farmers are at their lowest since the start of the decade. Cereal farmers have told Sky News leaving the EU without a deal would be “catastrophic” and the continued uncertainty is having a huge cost to business. Unlike some livestock farming, arable farmers have not been […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
CNN names Bwindi National Park among the world’s greatest hiking trails

CNN Travel has named Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park as one of the world’s greatest hiking trails in the world. The Park which came in 15th position on the list lies in Southwestern Uganda on the edge of the Rift Valley. CNN’s Joe Minihane wrote, “Wildlife walks don’t come more fascinating than a trip into Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
EU pledges continued support for UPDF in Somalia

The European Union has pledged its continued commitment to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to implement key programmes and activities under the Somalia Transition Plan. Uganda is among the five troop contributing countries serving under AMISOM. The commitment was made, on Thursday , at the opening of the AMISOM budget meeting in […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Government to reduce Deputy President’s office staffs in new Expenditure cut

Deputy President William Ruto’s office has again been hit by the recent move of the government to cut on expenditure.The government has planned to reduce the number of staffs working in the office of the deputy president from August. Recently,Ruto’s office was hit by acute budget cuts, with fingers pointed at influential individuals in the […]

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world news
Brunei-owned hotels take down social media accounts amid backlash over anti-gay laws

Nine Brunei-owned luxury hotels have deleted their social media accounts following a backlash over the country’s new anti-gay laws. The new laws in the Muslim-majority nation mean anyone found guilty of homosexuality or cheating on their partner could be whipped or stoned to death. George Clooney, Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John are among the celebrities […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Kagame pardons 360 women and girls convicted of abortion

An activist and abortion rights advocate Chantal Umuhoza in Rwanda has welcomed President Paul Kagame’s move to forgive more than 360 women and girls convicted in abortion-related cases over the years. “Pursuant to the powers conferred upon him by the laws…the President of the Republic informed the cabinet meeting that he has exercised his prerogative […]

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Africa
Rhino poacher eaten by lions after being trampled by an elephant

A suspected rhino poacher has been eaten by lions after being trampled to death by an elephant in South Africa. After the lions had finished, only his skull and trousers were left, South African National Parks (SANP) said. The man’s family were alerted by his “accomplices”, who said he had been killed by an elephant […]

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