Kabuleta remanded to Luzira prison over ‘sectarian’ YouTube video

Former presidential candidate, Joseph Kabuleta. PHOTO/ FILE Former presidential candidate, Joseph Kabuleta has been arraigned in Nakawa Court in Kampala on charges of promoting sectarianism before he was remanded to Luzira prison.Kabuleta was arrested on Monday from his party, National Economic Empowerment Dialogue (NEED) offices in Bugolobi and detained in police custody for questioning before…

Ghana Plans to Buy Oil with Gold Instead of U.S. Dollars

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has said that in order to protect the country’s fast-dwindling foreign currency reserves, Ghana wants to pay for oil with gold instead of shelling out precious U.S. dollars. The move is meant to tackle dwindling foreign currency reserves coupled with the…

5$ Billion to Help Africans Build Water Resilience #AfricaClimateHope

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” Access to clean drinking water still remains a major challenge to many communities the world over and will increasingly be at the centre of dealing with the worst effects of the climate emergency.After days of intense negotiations in Sharm el-Sheikh, history was made when countries…

World Health Organisation Assigns New Name for Monkeypox

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” Following a series of consultations with global experts, WHO will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as a synonym for monkeypox. Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while “monkeypox” is phased out. When the outbreak of monkeypox expanded earlier in 2022,…

London Museum Returns Looted Benin Artefacts to Nigeria

The Horniman Museum in London housed a collection of 72 treasured items that were taken from Benin City in 1897, officially handed over ownership of the artefacts to the Nigerian government. The first six objects that were returned, include two Benin bronze plaques from the royal palace which were handed over to Nigerian officials at…

Minister Kabanda Launches Business Hub to equip Youth

By KCCA – PCA The Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has launched a business hub in Makindye division in a bid to curb unemployment and transform livelihoods among youths in Kampala metropolitan area. Located at Kabalagala One Stop Youth Center, the hub was established in partnership with Volunteer Services Overseas (VSO) through the Youth Employment…

NATO says Russia using winter as a weapon in Ukraine war

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” Ukraine prepares for more Russian attacks against energy and other key infrastructure as Western officials pledge to boost support. Ukraine has prepared for more Russian attacks against energy and other critical infrastructure on Monday in what appears to be a weekly pattern, and warned of…

Aboubakar helps Cameroon draw with Serbia in W. Cup thriller

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” Cameroon kept their faint hopes of reaching the round of 16 alive after substitute Vincent Aboubakar inspired a breathless comeback in a draw with Serbia in Al-Wakrah. Aboubakar came off the bench to rescue his side by scoring one superb goal and creating another as…

Third round of DRC conflict talks open in Nairobi

Follow us on all social media, type “HICGI News Agency” The third round of talks on the conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo started in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Monday. Among those attending the dialogue were the Presidents of Kenya, Burundi and DR Congo, and former Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who is…