Monday, August 20, 2018

Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80

Source BBC Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has died aged 80, international diplomats say. He "passed...

Politics

International

Climate change: ‘Hothouse Earth’ risks even if CO2 emissions slashed

Source BBC Science & Environment Climate change: 'Hothouse Earth' risks even if CO2 emissions slashed By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent 6 August 2018 264 comments Share this with Facebook...

North Korea ‘working on new missiles’, US officials say

Source BBC North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles despite recent warming ties with the Trump administration, media reports say. Unnamed US officials told...

Trump blames Washington for poor Russia ties ahead of Putin summit

Source reuters news Trump blames Washington for poor Russia ties ahead of Putin summit Jeff Mason, Andrew Osborn HELSINKI (Reuters) - Hours before he was due...

OPINION

Govt needs to inject more resources into Youth development

Opinion Govt needs to inject more resources into Youth development so as to harness the demographic dividend. As Uganda strives to acquire the middle income...
The initiation and development of the Lymphoma Treatment Centre (LTC) was a result of corporation and hard work of many individuals at the makerere university medical school, MOH and the National cancer institute (NCI) in the USA. Read More

MTN CEO Vanhelleputte Says 99% of Ugandans Embraced Electronic...

MTN CEO Vanhelleputte Says Ugandans Overwhelmingly Embraced Electronic Airtime By Adiga Julius The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Uganda Wim Vanhelleputte, has said majority...

Ugandans in South Korea ask for govt. support

By Parliament Press Ugandans living in South Korea have asked for government financial support to help improve trade between the two countries. The Chairperson of...

Apple has become the world’s first public company to be worth...

Source BBC Apple is first public company worth $1 trillion By Chris Johnston Business reporter, BBC News Apple has become the world's first public company to be...

President Museveni woos BRICS to East Africa

By PPU President Yoweri Museveni has told the new economic block BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India China and South Africa) that they or their companies can...

(COMESA) gets a new Secretary General.

By our reporter The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) gets a new Secretary General. Ms. Chilese Mpundu Kapwepwe from Zambia was elected during...

Project Discipline and Enforce Rules of Engagement while in Somalia

Project Discipline and Enforce Rules of Engagement while in Somalia By Acaye Henry The UPDF Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi has flagged- off...

MPs Welcome New Security Measures by The President

MPs Welcome New Security Measures By the President By Adiga Julius Several legislators have welcomed the proposed measures by President Museveni to curb down...

Parliaments Appointment Committee, Vets New Police Bosses

By Rose Kasigwa The parliament Appointments Committee has vetted the newly appointed police bosses recently appointed by the president. These include the new Inspector General of...

Technology

Sensitize public on e-top up system’

By Parliament press Members have tasked the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) to fast track public sensitization on the electronic system of loading airtime if...

Improve media performance in Uganda – Kadaga

By Parliament Press The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has expressed concern about local media content, which she says is key in promoting the progress...

Apple has become the world’s first public company to be worth...

Source BBC Apple is first public company worth $1 trillion By Chris Johnston Business reporter, BBC News Apple has become the world's first public company to be...

Entertainment

George Clooney injured in Italian scooter crash

SOURCE BBC Hollywood star George Clooney was taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries in a collision involving his scooter and a car. The accident happened...

3 Ugandans Among The Queens Young Leaders Award

Three Young Ugandans among the "Queen's Young Leaders Award Winners 2018". Basil Mwota (23), Elizabeth Kasujja (27) and Stephen Katende (26) were yesterday, 26th...

Doctors explain Michael Jackson’s impossible dance move

Source BBC. Neurosurgeons have described in detail how Michael Jackson achieved biomechanically impossible dance moves in his music video Smooth Criminal. In the 1987 routine, Michael...

Technology

Sensitize public on e-top up system’

By Parliament press Members have tasked the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) to fast track public sensitization on the electronic system of loading airtime if...

Improve media performance in Uganda – Kadaga

By Parliament Press The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has expressed concern about local media content, which she says is key in promoting the progress...

Apple has become the world’s first public company to be worth...

Source BBC Apple is first public company worth $1 trillion By Chris Johnston Business reporter, BBC News Apple has become the world's first public company to be...

Entertainment

George Clooney injured in Italian scooter crash

SOURCE BBC Hollywood star George Clooney was taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries in a collision involving his scooter and a car. The accident happened...

3 Ugandans Among The Queens Young Leaders Award

Three Young Ugandans among the "Queen's Young Leaders Award Winners 2018". Basil Mwota (23), Elizabeth Kasujja (27) and Stephen Katende (26) were yesterday, 26th...

Doctors explain Michael Jackson’s impossible dance move

Source BBC. Neurosurgeons have described in detail how Michael Jackson achieved biomechanically impossible dance moves in his music video Smooth Criminal. In the 1987 routine, Michael...

EAC Tables USD 100M budget proposals to EALA for 2018/2019 Financial Year

Source EALA. East African Legislative Assembly, Arusha, Tanzania: 4 June, 2018: The EAC has presented for consideration Budget estimates for the Financial Year 2018/2019, totaling $99,770,716...

Land Probe Gets 18 Months Extension

By URN. President Yoweri Museveni has extended the term of the Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters for the next 18 months. This was...

Parliament Directs Gen. Tumwine to Vacate Nommo Gallery

By URN. Parliament has directed Security Minister, General Elly Tumwine to vacate Nommo Gallery for alleged nonpayment of rent. It came after the Tumwine...

Solar eclipse: Eye health warning

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Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80

Source BBC Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has died aged 80, international diplomats say. He "passed...

International

International

Climate change: ‘Hothouse Earth’ risks even if CO2 emissions slashed

Source BBC Science & Environment Climate change: 'Hothouse Earth' risks even if CO2 emissions slashed By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent 6 August 2018 264 comments Share this with Facebook...

Health

UGANDA CANCER INSTITUTE TRAINS PERSONNEL IN CANCER REGISTRY

UGANDA CANCER INSTITUTE TRAINS PERSONNEL IN CANCER REGISTRY By Our reporter The Uganda Cancer Institute today concluded a 5-day’s training for personnel in cancer registry...

SPORTS

I Can Defend Myself Against Any Attack- Museveni

Pres. M7 Countrymen, Countrywomen and especially, the Bazukulu. Greetings. Some days have gone by while what President Trump calls "fake news" generators, especially the...

Use international law to promote peace – Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called on world leaders to pool efforts to draw solutions to challenges threatening global peace. Kadaga cited terrorism,...

Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80

Source BBC Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary-general who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has died aged 80, international diplomats say. He "passed...

Parliament Approves UGX 67 Bn for Ambulance Service System

Ambulances donated to Ministry of Health URN Ambulances donated to Ministry of Health Become a subscriber to license this image from 1$. In short Parliament has approved 67 billion...

Oulanyah commends Rotarians

Oulanyah commends Rotarians, donates Shs40m to polio vaccination Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah has hailed Rotarians for financial propriety, saying the entirety of their existence has...

Recipes

Albinos Demand Special Fund

By URN. Jude Sekyanzi, Executive Director Uganda Albinos Association wants government to set up a special fund for albinos just like it has done...