Ugandans rally in New York to denounce President Musevini’s violation of human rights

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Ugandan communities in New York, Boston, and Washington D.C. along with friends of Uganda held a rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in New York City on September 26, 2018 to denounce the government’s violation of … Read More

Tanzania, Uganda agree to construct oil pipeline

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni  announced on Tuesday a bilateral deal to construct a 1,120-kilometre oil pipeline from northern Tanzania’s port of Tanga on the Indian Ocean to … Read More

Uganda: Museveni wins poll, secures fifth term

Kampala, Uganda (PANA) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has won his country’s presidential elections for the fifth time with 5.6 million votes (60.75%), compared to the 3.5 million votes secured by his detained challenger Kizza Besigye, in an election marred … Read More

Tanzania: 4 East African countries abolish roaming charges | Tanzanie: 4 pays de l’Afrique de l’Est abolissent les tarifs d’itinérance

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Four East African countries – Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan – have agreed on a regional telecommunications framework to establish a ‘One-Network-Area’ by December 31, 2014, global telecommunications industry monitor, … Read More

Tutu criticises Museveni over anti-gay law

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Cape Town, South Africa (PANA) – Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has criticised Ugandan President President Yoweri Museveni over his approval of controversial anti-homosexuality laws. Two weeks ago, Museveni told members of his governing party he would sign the … Read More

Rwanda: Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda to sign defence agreement

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Monique Mukaruliza [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Kigali, Rwanda (PANA) – Leaders of Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya will meet in Kampala, Uganda, Thursday in a mini-summit on security in the sub-region, during which they are expected to sign a military cooperation agreement, … Read More

Uganda: Govt. receives 856 corruption complaints

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Irene Mulyagonja Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – Ugandan’ anti-corruption body, the Inspectorate of Government, has released its latest report, saying it received 856 corruption complaints between January and June 2013, the New Vision newspaper reported Wednesday. According to the paper, the Inspector … Read More

Uganda bans use of mobile phones in schools

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Jessica Rose Epel Alupo, Minister of Education PANA Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – Uganda’s Education ministry has issued an order banning the possession of mobile phones by students in the country’s schools. According to Pyramid Research’s daily news update, the … Read More

14th IAAF World Championships: Seven African nations win medals

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Kenyan runner Eunice Sum – Photo: The star By PANA Lagos, Nigeria – Seven African nations have registered their presence on the medals table at the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships billed to round off Sunday (18Aug) in Moscow, Russia. … Read More