Kenya Goes Online to Decongest its Prisons as a Way to Curtail Coronavirus

In the past month, the East African country has released 4800 prisoners in different parts of the country, according to Anne Amadi, the chief registrar of the judiciary in Kenya. "We prioritized getting a lot of people out...

#COVID-19: 2 South Sudanese from Dubai who Ignored Calls for Self Quarantine Intercepted at Elegu.

Ojara Martin Mapenduzi , the Chairman LCV Gulu have come out and issued a statement on the prevailing rumour of confirmed cases of coronavirus in his district as a baseless allegation. In his post Mapenduzi wrote, “This morning...

Public Transport Guide to Prevent Coronavirus, MOH Offer Quick Guidelines.

Human coronaviruses are spread from someone infected with COVID-19 virus to other close contacts with that person through contaminated droplets spread by coughing or sneezing, or by contact with contaminated hands, surfaces or objects. It is for this reason...

South Sudan: Hundreds Wounded, Villages Looted in Intercommunal Fighting In Jonglei State

Hundreds of people have been wounded, families forced to flee their homes, and villages looted amidst intercommunal clashes that erupted mid-February in Jonglei State. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has evacuated dozens of injured people for surgical care and...

Banknotes Allegedly Spreading Coronavirus- WHO Warns

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised people to use contactless technology instead of cash as banknotes may be spreading coronavirus. The infectious COVID-19 virus could be carried on the surface of banknotes for several days, the WHO warned on...

Al Shabaab Attacks US Base in Kenya

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) says four Al Shabaab fighters have died following a dawn attack on the Manda-Magogoni naval base in Lamu County on Sunday. The attack comes just a week after the US said it carried out...

South Sudan: ICRC facilitates the release of 23 persons including 11 children

JUBA, South Sudan, January 3, 2020/ -- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has facilitated the release and transport to Juba of 23 persons – including 11 children – previously held in Central Equatoria, in relation to the conflict in South Sudan. ...

Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s Case of Deportation Hangs in Balance.

Chaka Chaka
NORTHERNEWSWIRE | South African singer, Yvonne Chaka Chaka’s visit to Uganda was cut short after she got deported before her performance in the eve of the Ugandan. According to Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson, Chaka Chaka was destined to headline a...

Meet Aamito Lagum, Ugandan Supermodel Fighting Climate Catastrophe

Aamito lagum. Photo Credit-tdsblog
The Conversation I OkayAfrica - We talked to Aamito Lagum about the climate strike and what her activism means to her You may know Aamito Lagum from the first season of Africa's Next Top Model in 2013, where she blew away the competition...

Kayihura Speaks on US Sanction, Blast Pompeo.

Gen Kale Kayihura
These Americans are hypocrites after their accusation of grave Human Rights violations, corruption, and smuggling drugs, gold and wildlife…is not only absolutely false but outrageous and infuriating. I am an upright citizen of Uganda. I do not own assets or...

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