Uganda rounds up over 20 suspected illegal immigrants

Uganda rounds up over 20 suspected illegal immigrants

Uganda's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rounded up over 20 illegal foreign workers in Kampala during an impromptu operation on Friday morning. A majority of those rounded up were ...

Ugandan receives more Burundian refugees as crisis persist

Ugandan receives more Burundian refugees as crisis persist

More refugees fleeing the Burundi crisis are continuing to cross into Uganda, APA learns here Friday. According to the head of refugee protection in the office of the Uganda Prime ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

UN envoy urges Liberians to reciprocate Ebola resilience to UNMIL drawdown

UN envoy urges Liberians to reciprocate Ebola resilience to UNMIL drawdown

--The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) and head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), Karin Landgren, has urged Liberians to reciprocate the ...

UK: ICC schedules trial of Jean Pierre Bemba and alleged accomplices

UK: ICC schedules trial of Jean Pierre Bemba and alleged accomplices

On 22 May 2015, Trial Chamber VII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has scheduled the opening of the trial in the case of the Prosecutor versus Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo, Aimé ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Tanzania: UNICEF assists Burundian refugees hit by cholera outbreak

- The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced it has launched a relief operation to respond to the cholera epidemic which has affected 50,000 Burundian refugees settled in a remote area of Tanzania, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika. UNICEF said in a statement issued Thursday that it was sending supplies  more...

May 22, 2015 at 3:39 pm UTC

Sierra Leone parliament quizzes fire brigade over under-performance

The leadership of Sierra Leone`s National Fire Force has been quizzed by parliament over its performance over the years. The Public Accounts Committee in parliament wanted to know what the Fire Force was doing in the face of widespread reports of fire outbreaks and destruction to properties. According to  more...

May 22, 2015 at 2:59 pm UTC

Sierra Leone: Aspiring young entrepreneurs win awards

Eight young aspiring entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone have been awarded a total of 300 million Leones (US$70, 000) as part of a programme designed to boost new indigenous businesses in the country. The Freetown-based Life By Design, under its Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, launched a business idea  more...

May 22, 2015 at 2:56 pm UTC

Ebola survivors decry stigmatisation

As West Africa moves towards winning the battle against Ebola, the region faces a new and perhaps more daunting challenge in the form of stigmatisation of survivors – with possible long-term effects on social cohesion and economic development.With Liberia recently declared Ebola-free by the World Health  more...

May 22, 2015 at 6:47 am UTC

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