Awards Winning Journalists for 2021 announced

HICGI News Agency – Updated at 0015 EAT on Thursday 23rd 2021 Several Ugandan Journalists on Tuesday scooped Awards from The African Centre for Media Excellence – ACME a Kampala-based independent, non-profit professional organisation that is committed to excellence in journalism and mass communication in Africa. ACME’s main goal is to make the media a…

Looking at Twenty years after 9/11, did US win its ‘war on terror’?

US President George W Bush promised to defeat al-Qaeda and other groups after the attacks on New York and the Pentagon. Updated at 1120 GMT on Thursday 09th September 2021 – By Chris Moody & Faith Barbara Namagembe Ever since the United States declared a so-called global “war on terror” in response to the September 11, 2001, attacks…

Global breakdown of the IPCC’s warnings, and what they mean for peace and security

26 August, 2021 © Bjørn Tore Økland/Unsplash.com What before was ‘clear’ is now ‘unequivocal’: human activity is causing the climate to change rapidly and drastically, while threatening the environment and the resources we need for surviving. Although we might struggle to digest these catastrophic – and yet, foreseeable – news, we have learned, once again,…

Climate change: Uganda under threat from a melting glacier

By Pablo Uchoa Climate change Ronah Masika remembers when she could still see the snowy caps of the Rwenzori mountains, a Unesco World Heritage site on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The view was stunning every time she travelled from her home in Kasese town to the Ugandan capital, Kampala…

Africa’s Most Deadliest Force acquires new Headquarters; Inside SFC Hive.

Kampala, Uganda- By our reporter President Yoweri T Kaguta Museveni has commissioned the new headquarters of the Special Forces Command, named the General Yoweri Museveni House. Built by Special Forces Command – SFC’s construction unit, the complex cost UG Shs3.48b, opposed to the Shs9b quoted by a contractor. Museveni also yesterday (Fri 06th Nov 2020)…

Why Malians remember fallen Ex President Moussa Traore a tyrant.

Bamako, Mali- By E. K Benj Moussa Traore Mali’s former long-serving president has passed on Tuesday at 83 years, a family source source has confirmed. Traore ruled the West African nation for 22 years. Traore’s death comes just a month after another coup in Mali against immediate former president Ibrahim Keita. Keita was removed from…

By denying Iran’s foreign minister visa for Security Council visit, America has lost moral right to serve as home for UN.

FILE PHOTO: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif takes take part in a meeting at the United Nations headquarters in New York, 2019 © Reuters / Mike Segar By Dr. George Szamuely, Senior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute and author of Bombs for Peace: NATO’s Humanitarian War on YugoslaviaUS officials have long used visa rejections to humiliate…