Fighting Global Hunger ; Maj Jessica Alupo calls for support to Farmers

By E K Benj @kivumbi Updated at 1129 EAT on Sunday 24th Oct 2021 WAKISO- The Vice of Uganda H.E Maj Jessica Alupo on Saturday while delivering a speech on behalf of her boss President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the National Agriculture Research Laboratories in Kawanda, Wakiso said as a country and the government, reflects…

British Envoy, KCCA ED Visit Kiswa Health Centre

Updated at 0650 GMT at 09th on September 2021 By Barbra Faith Namagembe & Prossy S Will KAMPALA – The British High Commissioner to Uganda H.E Kate Airey on Thursday visited Kiswa Health Centre III in Nakawa, Kampala. Kate was overseeing United Kingdom support to Uganda on COVID19 in action of vaccines her country recently…

Colombia offers reward after presidential helicopter shooting

Colombia has offered a reward of three billion pesos ($796,000; £573,000) for information about an attack on the president’s helicopter. Iván Duque was nearing Cúcuta airport near the border with Venezuela when his aircraft was hit by gunfire on Friday. Photos released later showed bullet holes in the rotor and tail of the helicopter. Nobody…

Ghana’s Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee appointed new UN ASG for Africa

By E K Benj – Updated at 0841 GMT on Sunday 23 May 2021 NEW YORK- United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday announced the appointment of Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee of Ghana as Assistant Secretary-General for Africa in the Departments of Political and Peace-building Affairs and Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO). Ms. Pobee succeeds Bintou Keita…

Uganda is My Homeland- Demystifying UN Top Envoy’s Message in Gulu.

By E K Benj Updated at 0327 GMT on Tuesday 19 May 21 GULU United Nations Ambassador to Uganda H.E Rosa Malango on Monday started her first engagement with inspiring Ugandans to love and secure their country beginning with their homes. Addressing Young people gathering at Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative founded by Forest Steven…

Solidarity with Refugees; Japan announces U$ 10 million to Uganda.

Japan contribution of US$ 9.8 million is to support efforts towards refugees and host communities, border security as well as COVID-19 response in Uganda By E K Benj updated at 7:30 GMT on Thursday, April 22 KAMPALA Uganda has opened its borders and welcomed indiscriminately any individual seeking refuge on its territory. Refugees in Uganda have access to healthcare, education, and more importantly, each refugee is allocated a piece of…

Israel, Morocco restore relations as US recognizes Western Sahara.

By OMRI NAHMIAS, E K BENJ, LAHAV HARKOV, GREER FAY CASHMAN Israel and Morocco have agreed to establish diplomatic relations, US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday 10th December 2020. Morocco became the fourth Arab country to normalize ties with Israel in four months, following the Abraham Accords with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and…