One million Covid cases daily in the whole world.

More countries see coronavirus cases surge to record levels amid the rapid spread of Omicron variant. By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated On 30 Dec 2021 at 1800 EAT. The number of daily new COVID-19 cases worldwide has crossed one million for the first time since infections were first recorded two years ago, according to a tally….

Looking towards the End of Using Coal at COP26

By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 1239 EAT on 4th November 2021. Coal is the most polluting fossil fuel, and greenhouse gas emissions from burning it are the single-biggest contributor to climate change. The British government says the “end of coal is in sight” after Poland, Vietnam and Chile and other countries pledged for the…

A nationwide state of emergency declared by the Ethiopia

By Faith Barbara Namagembe On 2 Nov 2021 at 1850 EAT. Move comes after Tigrayan fighters said they had captured two strategic towns in Amhara region and considered marching on Addis Ababa. Ethiopia’s council of ministers has declared a nationwide state of emergency effective immediately, according to state media. The move on Tuesday came after fighters…

Here is what took place in Sudan.

By Faith Barbara Namagembe, Hicginewsagency Updated 0751 EAT October 26 2021. Sudan has descended into crisis after the military dissolved  the country’s power-sharing government and declared a state of emergency on Monday.The move has crushed hopes for a peaceful transition of power following the ousting of former President Omar al-Bashir in 2019. What’s going on in…

Fire breaks out at Lebanon’s Zahrani oil facility

HICGI News Agency updated at 1153 EAT on Monday 11th October 2021 Beirut, Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon – A fire has broken out in a fuel storage tank at Lebanon’s Zahrani oil facility. A spokesperson for the Lebanese Army said that the fuel tank contained benzene. At least 15 firetrucks are at the oil facility, with firefighters…

Kabaka Mutebi, Museveni Hold Urgent Meeting.

By Aggrey Wagodo- Updated at 2310GMT on Tuesday 3rd August 2021 KAMPALA- Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and Buganda King His Majesty Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II on Tuesday held meeting at Nakasero State Lodge. This followed drastic tensions emanating from proposed Mailo Land tenure talks by top officials from Uganda Government angering Mengo, the Kingdom…