Our community living in those regions is called to
follow-up carefully the situation through the apps as mentioned in previous
CANBERRA, Australia, January 7,
2020/ -- The recent fires burning on either side of New South Wales and
Victoria are still expected to merge later this week despite relief,
especially following yesterday’s rains, from severe weather conditions.
As there is a concern over fires burning out of control in both states could
form a "mega fire", our community living in those regions is called
to follow-up carefully the situation through the apps as mentioned in
In case any emergency arise, our fellow-citizens are called to follow the
Okwach's year kicked it off with a call up to the
National U20 Team in January before earning Simbas and Shujaa call ups later
in the year
NAIROBI, Kenya, January 7, 2020/ -- Geoffrey Okwach has been nominated in the Most Promising Athlete (Male) category of the 2019 Sports Personality Of The Year (SOYA) Awards. Okwach's year kicked it off with a call up to the National U20 Team in January before earning Simbas and Shujaa call ups later in the year. The KCB youngster was part of the Kenya U20 (Chipu) squad that lifted the Barthes Cup in April 2019 as they beat defending champions Namibia 21-18 at the KCB Sports Club. His exemplary performance during these two versions of the game saw him get his call up to the senior National Teams: Simbas and S...
Kenya and Guinea Bissau have agreed to work more closely to deepen their bilateral ties.
President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Mombasa, met with Guinea Bissau President-Elect Umaro Cissoko Embalo. Also in attendance was Sports Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina Mohamed.
today at a meeting at State House, Mombasa, President Uhuru Kenyatta
and Guinea Bissau President-Elect Umaro Cissoko Embalo said the two
countries will enhance their cooperation for the benefit of the citizens
of the two nations.
leaders singled out exchange of students and teachers, collaboration in
technical training, trade and security as some of the key areas of
focus in bolstering cooperation between Kenya and Guinea Bissau.
PRETORIA, South Africa The South African Fulbright Foreign Student Program provides grants for South African university graduates to pursue post-graduate studies at a United States university in any subject (excludes MBA and studies that require contact with patients). The following opportunities are available: South African PhD students enrolled with a South African University may apply to conduct one year’s research at a U.S. University as a Visiting Student Researcher. Post-graduate students may apply for scholarships towards Master’s or Doctorate degrees. Scholarships are awarded for two years towards one degree – Master’s or Doctorate (renewable each year). Students are selected through a rigorous application ...
Administrator Green and the Director-General
discussed additional Ebola-preparedness activities
WASHINGTON D.C., United
States of America, January 6, 2020/ -- The following is attributable to
Acting Spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala:
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green
spoke with the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Friday to discuss efforts to respond to the
outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) amid increasing
security concerns and how to best support the Government of DRC and its
partners to control the disease.
Administrator Green expressed his condolences to the Director-General for the
attacks on WHO staff members on November 27, 2...
The issuance of the e-passport is part of a wider
strategy by the regional bloc to boost integration among member states
TEL AVIV, Israel, As the deadline for use of old passports looms this month, the number of Tanzanians applying for electronic passports has drastically increased to an average of 1,200 applications from between 300 and 400 per day. The Commissioner-General of the Immigration Department, Dr Anna Makakala, told the "Daily News" in an exclusive interview yesterday that Tanzanians, both within the country and those abroad, are responding positively in applying for E- passports. "Many people are turning up applying for the new electronic passports since the old ones are no longer eligible for the application of visas," said Dr Makakala. ...
Police last night Monday) released Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, a Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East in Uganda.
He was arrested after he planned to hold a consultative meeting at Our Lady
of Good Counsel church in Gayaza, Catholic Parish.
Police said Bobi Wine was planning an illegal public assembly before they
transferred the budding opposition figure to Naggalama police station, about
30km east of the capital.
According to the Police Spokesman Fred Enanga" We are aware that the roadmap for the first phase of consultations, by Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi, an Aspiring Presidential Candidate for the 2021 Presidential Elections, was supposed to commence today, 06/01/2019, from Wakiso district and get extended to the districts of Gulu, Lira, Adjuman, Yumbe, Arua a...
armed conflict has got four levels: a war; a campaign;an operation; and a battle. All these levels can either be short,
like the 6 days war of 1967 between Israel and the Arabs or a protracted one
such as the 30 years war between the Protestants and the Roman Catholics in
Germany, the 100 years War between England and France, the 1st and 2nd
World Wars between Germany and its allies and Britain, Russia, the USA and its
President Museveni walks with his followers
the case of Uganda, the second Resistance War started on the 6th of
February, 1981 and major battles ended with the capture of Kampala on the 26th
of January, 1986. Within that 5 years’
War, there were four campaigns, a number of operations and many battles.
war means the whole con...
The Appointments Committee of Parliament has vetted the nine new ministers
nominated by the President during a Cabinet reshuffle in December 2019.
Hon Nabbanja, State for Health.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.
The Constitution provides that Cabinet and other or state ministers shall be
appointed by the President with the approval of Parliament from among Members
of Parliament or persons qualified to be elected Members of Parliament.
Hon Hamson Obua for Sports.Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.
Parliament Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga, chaired the Committee on Appointments
sitting on Friday 3 January 2020, the first meeting of any committee of the
House or plenary in the new year.
Hellen Adoa-State Minister for fisheries. .Photo by Ronald Kabuubi/KMA Updates.
Singer Adam Mulwana out without charge
Singer Adam Mulwana of the ‘ Tokwa Kwa Bara Bara ’ fame has been released from Katwe Police Station following his arbitrary arrest in a city resort in Ndejje on Wednesday night while performing the renowned song.
Reports indicate police had earlier cautioned event promoter Haruna Mubiru against a stage appearance for the controversial singer.
Mulwana was on Thursday released from Katwe Police Station without charge. It followed protests outside the police station from Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) supporters led by Women League leader Ingrid Turinawe demanding the immediate release of the singer.
The singer who released the popular hit song that showered praise on Dr. Kizza Besigye catapulting a trademark slogan for the then lea...
The new principal Private secretary to the president ,Dr Kenneth omona olusegun,has called on staff of state House to work diligently and Maintain at all times the positive image of the country by fulfilling all their tasks."I have come to work with You individually ,departmentally and institutionally.let us build our strength towards working for the development of Uganda" he said .
Dr Omona with the State House Staff.Courtesy Photo
Dr Omona was speaking during the hand over ceremony of the office of the PPS from the outgoing PPS Molly kamukama who has been appointed Minister of state for Economic Monitoring .
The High court in
Kampala has appointed Ruth Sebatindira, the former president of the Uganda Law
Society as the new administrator of Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL). Sebatindira
will replace Nelson Bemanya whose contract expired in November 2019.
The decision follows
an application filed on December 17, 2019, by the Uganda Contribution Employees
Contributory Pension Scheme (UCECPS) through their lawyers led by Johnson
Kwesigabo. They sought orders compelling Bemanya to be removed from office and
replaced with a one Nicholas Mwasame or such other eligible insolvency
faulted Bemanya for failing to collect the outstanding amounts due to UTL from
the government and its departments in terms of the deed of administration and
failure to find an investo...
The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, His Grace Stanley Ntagali, has urged the youth to set their priorities right if they are to be more valuable. This was during closure of the four-day Annual All Saints’ Cathedral Kampala Youth Camp in Muduuma, Mpigi district.
things you don’t understand; they come with many empty promises. Our children
are being trafficked to Middle East and homosexuality is on the increase,” said
Ntagali. “All these are targeting you, the youth. Set your priorities high and you
will reach there.”
the organizers for bringing together the youth and teaching them manners. “When
you are here, you can’t go wrong neither be misled because you have gathered as
brothers and sisters to learn the truth from one another,” the Arc...
The Special Representative congratulates the Electoral
Commission for the exemplary conduct of the electoral process
DAKAR, Senegal, January 2,
2020/ -- Following a three-day visit to Guinea Bissau conducted from 28 to 31
December, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the
United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), Mohamed Ibn
Chambas, welcomes the announcement by the Electoral Commission of the results
of the presidential election. He applauds the people of Guinea Bissau for the
successful conduct of the polls and the peaceful atmosphere that prevailed
throughout the electoral process.
The Special Representative commends the two candidates for their magnanimity
and grace in accepting the results, and urges all pa...
The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in
Africa and other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of World
Food Programme (WFP) and other agencies to the limit
ROME, Italy, January 2, 2020/
-- Escalating hunger needs in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a World Food
Programme (WFP) analysis of global hunger hotspots in the first half of 2020
with millions of people requiring life-saving food assistance in Zimbabwe, South
Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central Sahel region in the
coming months. The sheer scale and complexity of the challenges in Africa and
other regions will stretch the resources and capacity of WFP and other
agencies to the limit. Ramping up the humanitarian response will again
require the generous support of don...
Like every NBA legend, David had extraordinary
talents, but with him it was always about the fundamentals – preparation,
attention to detail, and hard work
NEW YORK, United States of America, Commissioner Emeritus David Stern passed away this afternoon as a result of the brain hemorrhage he suffered approximately three weeks ago. His wife, Dianne, and their family were with him at his bedside. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement: “For 22 years, I had a courtside seat to watch David in action. He was a mentor and one of my dearest friends. We spent countless hours in the office, at arenas and on planes wherever the game would take us. Like every NBA legend, David had extraordinary talents, but with him it was always about the ...
President commends Ntungamo Christians for unity
President Yoweri Museveni
has hailed the people of Ntungamo District in South Western Uganda for being
united despite having different religious affiliations and also for now waking
up the fight against household poverty through practicing commercial farming.
“I congratulate the people
of Ntungamo for being together despite various differences and for starting to
come up in the fight against poverty,” he said.
The President made the
remarks today at the Sacred Heart Ntungamo Catholic Church in Ntungamo
Municipality where he and the First Lady, Hon. Janet Museveni joined many
Christians to celebrate Mass to thank God for entering the New Year 2020.
Mr. Museveni also commended
the people of the area for building a magnificent Chur...
A sustainable Congolese school widens the horizon for young girls The school is run by the Georges Malaika Foundation, which was nominated for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development in 2018 PARIS, France: - The experiences of a five-year-old child separated from her parents and forced to make a new life were the inspiration for the Malaika school and community centre, which uses education and sustainable development to turn around the lives of girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The school is run by the Georges Malaika Foundation, which was nominated for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development in 2018 for its Creating Agents of...