Category: Africa

Academics
Kyambogo to host the first African leather and leather products conference 2019

Kyambogo University in collaboration with Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute is planning to host the first Academic and Practical Skills Inter-university Show for Africa Leather and leather products. The event will promote sense of creativity, innovation and invention among the participants […]

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Africa
There are ten strategic bottlenecks affecting the transformation of Africa, President Museveni

President Museveni has in speech at the Africa Now Summit 2019 noted the ten strategic bottlenecks that are halting the transformation of Africa as a Continent. Among the bottlenecks that the president noted include, education and health. “By addressing the issues of education and health as well as the issue of the freedom of the […]

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Africa
Lango Clan head to sue China Nationals over neglect of responsibilities

The clan head of Mwa Otiratok, Col. Richard Okello Mwaka has vowed to sue the Chinese for failing to cater for the children they produced with his clan members. He said while working at Sino Hydro power dam, the Chinese origin produced children with girls from his clan, but later abandoned them. ” I will […]

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Africa
Airline clash, Ethiopia mourns the 157 passengers

Ethiopia has declared Monday a day of national mourning after a Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed, killing all 157 people onboard. The country has lowered her national flag as a sign of showing their grieve on what they called traumatic moment. It is believed that the Ethipian airline, a Boeing 737-800MAX with flight number ET […]

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Africa
No one survived, Ethiopian airline heading to Nairobi crushed near Addis Ababa

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 heading to the Kenyan capital Nairobi has crashed near Addis Ababa. According to the official inforamtion from the Ethipian airline, the plane, a Boeing 737-800MAX with flight number ET 302, lost contact at 08.44 am local time soon after taking off, at 08:38 am local time, from Bole International Airport […]

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Africa
Sam Kutesa speaks out on Uganda/Rwanda situation

The ugandan minister in charge of foreign affairs, Sam Kutesa has slammed Rwanda officials over false allegations. It is noted that the Rwandan officials have publicly accused Uganda of hosting elements that fight their government, arresting, torturing and harassing of their citizen, a thing that has escalated misunderstanding between the two Nations. In an official […]

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Africa
Traders at risk of counting losses as Rwanda closes border with Uganda

People and their goods are stranded at the Uganda-Rwanda border after they were denied entry into Rwanda. If the situation continues, traders may make a lot of losses since they cannot deliver products as expected. Drivers say they were forced to park their trucks at around 5:00pm on Wednesday after their colleagues who had earlier […]

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Africa
Zimbabwe Pastor arrested for selling tickets to Heaven

Sunday 13th January 2018 A Pastor in Zimbabwe was arrested together with his wife for allegedly selling tickets to heaven. Pastor Tito Wats told thousands of people that it was Jesus who appeared to him, then gave him tickets to sale to people especially sinners so that they could also enter heaven. “I don’t care […]

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Africa
Reasons why we should embrace the “tuve ku kaveera campaign”

The day starts with the morning milk supply which arrives in a trendy plastic cover.   Fruits, vegetables, oil, cloth, shoes, pens, tools etc. are all wrapped by the polythene covers.  If we look around, they are everywhere. Due to its light weight, high strength, good flexibility, performance, low economic cost plastics have gained wide-spread acceptance. […]

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Africa
Video: Opposition MPs removed from Parliament after refusing to stand up for president, Zimbabwe – video

Police in Zimbabwe have forcibly removed some opposition members of parliament after they refused to stand up for President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Parliamentary speaker Jacob Mudenda on Thursday asked the opposition members to leave the chamber, accusing them of disrespect. When they refused, he called in the police and scuffles ensued. Opposition MDC party spokesman Jacob […]

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