Boda boda census in Kampala Kicks off

KCCA on Monday started census for all boda bodas in Uganda’s capital Kampala. By Kenneth Kazibwe & E K Benj According to a notice by KCCA, all boda bodas operating in the city are to be enumerated during an exercise to take place at selected centres in the city. “Riders should come with dully filled…

Trump Claims FBI seized three passports during at his Mar-la-go home

Last week, FBI agents recovered “top secret” documents from the former US president’s home, including some which contained information they said could cause “exceptionally grave” damage to US interests if revealed publicly.  Tuesday 16 August 2022 01:36, UK Donald Trump has accused the FBI of seizing his passports during a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate….

Ruto: From village chicken seller to Kenya president

SAMBUT, Kenya Updated at 0713 EAT on Tuesday 15th August 2022 (Follow us on Twitter @HICGINewsAgency and Facebook) – In the rolling red hills outside the western Kenyan town of Eldoret, residents remember William Ruto as a barefoot schoolboy who used to sell chickens at a roadside stall. Even then he possessed a fierce intelligence,…

What are the nuclear codes?

By Stephanie Pappas An FBI raid on former President Donald Trump’s home was motivated in part by a hunt for documents related to nuclear weapons, The Washington Post reported Thursday (Aug. 11), spurring chatter from media commentators and on social media that Trump may have inappropriately held on to the nuclear codes. The anonymous sources…

Mali’s prime minister, Choguel Maïga, ‘ordered to rest’ by doctor

Politician’s office says move comes after ‘intense exertion’, while adviser denies reports of a stroke The prime minister of Mali, Choguel Maïga, has been ordered by his doctor to rest after months of intense exertion, his office said on Saturday, while an adviser denied media reports that he had been hospitalised after having a stroke….

William Ruto edges ahead in Kenya’s presidential race

Partial official results show the deputy president slightly ahead in the vote for Kenya’s presidency. Deputy President William Ruto edged ahead of his main rival Raila Odinga in Kenya’s presidential election as the country remained on tenterhooks for the final election outcome. Ruto scored 51.25 percent of the vote on Sunday, reversing earlier gains for Odinga, who…

Jamaica calls for increased collaboration with Uganda

The Honorary Consul of Jamaica to Uganda Mr Michael Idusso has called for increased cooperation between Uganda and Jamaica in the areas of academia, sports, tourism and trade. He was speaking over the weekend to mark Jamaica’s diamond jubilee celebrations at the Honorary Consulate of Jamaica’s residence in Uganda that was attended by members of…

One million people displaced by drought in Somalia: UN

A historic drought in Somalia has now displaced one million people and left the country in the shadow of famine, the United Nations said Thursday. More than 755,000 people have fled their homes but remain within the country’s borders, which, when added to those who have fled abroad, brings the total to a million, the UN refugee…

African wildlife parks face climate, infrastructure threats

Thousands of wildlife species such as lions, elephants and buffaloes, are increasingly threatened by below-average rainfall and new infrastructure projects, stressing habitats and the species that rely on them. A prolonged drought in much of the continent’s east, exacerbated by climate change, and large-scale developments, including oil drilling and livestock grazing, are hampering conservation efforts…