Minister Okello Oryem Rubs Shoulder With President Kenyatta in Regional Trade, Security Discussion.

Okello Oryem (Left) with Kenyatta
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday hosted Uganda's state minister of foreign affairs Henry Okello Oryem at his official residence in Nairobi. According to the ministry of foreign affairs, the duo's discussion focused on promoting security and increasing trade within...

Uganda: Ensure Justice for Detained, Tortured Author – Human Rights Watch

Ugandan authorities should urgently investigate reports that military officers tortured the exiled satirical writer and government critic Kakwenza Rukirabashaija while he was forcibly disappeared for 14 days, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should unconditionally drop any charges against the author and ensure that...

Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia Hit by Drought. 13 million People Facing severe hunger.

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 8, 2022/ -- The Horn of Africa is experiencing the driest conditions recorded since 1981, with severe drought leaving an estimated 13 million people across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia facing severe hunger in the first quarter of this year,...

Ugandan Troops in Somalia Celebrate ‘Tarehe Sita’

Ugandan troops serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have carried out a community sanitation exercise and administered COVID-19 booster jabs to local communities as part of a series of activities to commemorate their Armed Forces’ Day. The day, also known...

Armed Forces Detain PM, Other Leaders In Sudan ‘Coup’

Channels Television I Updated October 25, 2021 Armed forces detained Sudan’s prime minister over his refusal to support their “coup” on Monday, the information ministry said, after weeks of tensions between military and civilian figures who shared power since...

South Sudan: Flooding Puts Over 6,000 Lives in Jeopardy

Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding in South Sudan this year, affecting more than 400,000 people so far, according to United Nations estimates, while the rainy season continues. Many of the hardest hit communities are in Jonglei State, where wetlands and...

South Sudan ‘Determined to Never go Back to War’

South Sudan is “ready to turn a new page” towards greater peace, development and prosperity, Vice-President Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior said in her speech in the UN General Assembly on Friday A decade after gaining independence from Sudan, the...

South Sudan Authorities Want “Oyella Joan” Now Incarcerated in Kitgum for Allegedly Stealing $5,000 Handed Over to them. What Does the Law Say?

Kitgum | URN | South Sudan authorities are demanding the extradition of a Ugandan housemaid who is reported to have stolen $5,000 (approx. 17.6 million Shillings) from her employer in Juba. The suspect identified as Joan Oyella, a resident of Ayull...

HelpAge, CommonAge Forge Partnership for Older People in the Commonwealth.

Two age-focused organisations, the HelpAge International and the Commonwealth Association for the Ageing – CommonAge – have forged a formal strategic partnership to work for older people in the Commonwealth. In Africa, members of the Commonwealth include Uganda, Kenya,...

Burundi’s Outgoing President Dies from Heart Attack

The government’s statement on Pierre Nkurunziza’s death said he had been well enough on Saturday to assist during a volleyball match in his home district of Ngozi but was admitted to a hospital in a neighboring district on Sunday. His condition...

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