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...

Self Help Africa Raises Over £100,000 to Help Thousands Affected by Conflict in Uganda

Mothers Pride
A Northern Ireland charity has raised more than £100,000 to help thousands of people affected by one of Africa's most notorious conflicts. The money raised by Self Help Africa will help rebuild the lives of families and people in Northern Uganda a region...

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