UNMISS Child Protection trains 60 members of South Sudan’s armed forces on child rights

Refugees from South Sudan wait to be resettle in Uganda
JUBA, South Sudan, September 17, 2021/ -- When civil war broke out in South Sudan, women and children were some of the worst affected. Education was disrupted for tens of thousands of children as they fled for their lives. Many were separated...

Uganda’s Daniela Odong Scoops ECOSOCC’s Young Africans Writing Contest (YAWC) Top Prize.

Daniela Odong, a 17-year-old from Uganda’s Mt St Mary’s College, Namagunga has scooped the first prize of the African Union Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) Secretariat Young Africans Writing Contest (YAWC).Daniela’s essay titled ‘A blueprint for the future’ was announced...

2 Weeks After Vaccination, Medical Students Passed On. Government Now Probing Her Death.

Government has started investigating the death of a fifth year medical student of Busitema University after reportedly receiving a covid-19 jab. Rosette Kyarikunda died on Tuesday, 2 weeks after she took the vaccine, a day after returning to campus.

Huawei Ken Hu: Driving Equity and Quality in Education with Technology

Today, Huawei’s Deputy Chairman Ken Hu outlined its vision and action plan for education under its digital inclusion initiative TECH4ALL at the Global Education Webinar entitled "Driving Equity and Quality with Technology", emphasizing that "connecting schools and skills development are two...

Africa Eye Investigates the Impact of the Deadly Coronavirus in Kenyan Poor Communities.

BBC Africa Eye I Africa Eye investigates the impact of the deadly Coronavirus in one of the poorest communities in Kenya – Mathare, one of the biggest and most densely-populated slums in Nairobi. The arrival of coronavirus threatens to...

COVID-19 Cases in Gulu Rises from 43 to 57. What Next?

Guest Post I Chowoo Willy - From one case received three weeks ago to 57 today, this is overwhelming, the hospitals have run out of beddings, staff and drugs to manage these huge numbers of patients mostly returning drivers from south Sudan.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa Hands Over COVID-19 Contribution of UGX1.3bn

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Uganda today handed over its contribution of UGX1.3billion (One Billion, Three Hundred Million Shillings) with three brand new pick-up trucks added to the Ministry of Health COVID-19 fleet. Prime Minister and Chair of the National...

2020 World Telecommunications Day, Airtel Uganda Online Dialogue Linked to Progress.

Every year since 1969, the world celebrates World Telecommunication and Information Society Day, which marks the founding of ITU on 17 May 1865 when the first International Telegraph Convention was signed in Paris. This year, the World Telecommunication and...

New Proposed US Restrictions on Chip-Making Equipment Likely to affect Africa

Some senior officials in the Trump administration have agreed to new measures to restrict the global supply of chips to Huawei Technologies, at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic impacts economic growth around the world. Under the proposed rule...

Corona Virus Puts Children Living in Poverty at Greater Risk.

Guest Post By Victor Koyi: The world is reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. Isolation, lockdowns and suppressed economic activity are already hurting families all around the world. I am especially worried about the needy children and families in...

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