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HOW UGANDA IS TAKING STEPS TO INTEGRATE ICT INTO EDUCATION POLICIES

Uganda aims to support innovation ecosystems by integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into education national policies. The integration of educational technology in Uganda's teaching and learning processes has been...

MBARARA CITY MP MWINE MPAKA CITED IN MEDIA ACTIVISTS’ HARASSMENT AS 2 ARE ARRESTED & REMANDED FOR DEMANDING BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY

The Mbarara city South Member of Parliament-MP, Hon. Mwine Mpaka has been cited in the ongoing harassment of...

EQUITY BANK UGANDA CITED IN FAKE GOLD SCANDAL AS A CANADIAN NATIONAL LOSES OVER UGX3 BILLION

Uganda Police and sister security agencies have tasked Equity Bank to explain circumstances under which a Canadian national,...

HOW 6 AMERICANS WERE ARRESTED FOR SPYING ON SPEAKER ANITA AMONG’S BUKEDEA COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL

Authorities in Uganda are investigating circumstances under which six American tourists were on Friday, July 5, 2024 arrested...

REFORMED & FIT FOR OFFICE? How & Why former ‘fraudster’ David Kalemera has become State House Revenue Intelligence Unit boss

INSIDE STORY. The appointment of Mr. David Kalemera, a former Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) official to head the...

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange freed in US plea deal

After a years-long legal saga, Wikileaks says that founder Julian Assange has left the UK after reaching a deal with US authorities, for him...

Ghana Passes Tough Bill Making Identifying as LGBTQIA+ Illegal

WEST AFRICA. Ghana's parliament has passed a tough new bill that imposes a prison sentence of up to three years for anyone convicted...

DRC: Can African Commission stop the violence and eviction of Batwa people in the Kahuzi-Biega National Park?

Human rights groups continue to cry out to the international community to intervene and stop the escalating threats, violence and attacks against the Batwa...

US FORMALLY REMOVES UGANDA FROM AFRICAN GROWTH & OPPORTUNITY ACT

The United States-U.S. has officially removed Uganda and three other African countries as beneficiaries of the African Growth and Opportunity Act-Agoa, effectively ending Uganda’s...

BURUNDI’S PRESIDENT EVARISTE NDAYISHIMIYE SAYS LGBTQIA+ PEOPLE SHOULD BE PUBLICLY STONED

Burundi's President Évariste Ndayishimiye has said that homosexuals in his country "should be stoned". Responding to a reporter's question on December 29,2023 Mr Ndayishimiye,...

UGANDA’S NEW ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY ACT 2023: 348 MPs FACE U.S. SANCTIONS

348 Ugandan Members of Parliament-MPs and their immediate family members now face travel restrictions to the United States of America for voting in favour...