WHO Director General Visits Ebola-Affected Areas in DR Congo

[WHO] Kinshasa -World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today visited the town of Bikoro in the north-west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to assess the response to the current Ebola outbreak.

[WHO] Kinshasa -World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today visited the town of Bikoro in the north-west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to assess the response to the current Ebola outbreak.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

UVRI Partners With London School for Cancer Research

[Monitor] Kampala -The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) have partnered with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to conduct research into cancer and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

[Monitor] Kampala -The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) have partnered with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to conduct research into cancer and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni – Apaa Land Is in Adjumani

[Monitor] Amuru -Seven months after government handed over the contentious 40 square kilometres Apaa land to Adjumani District local government, President Museveni has defended the move.

[Monitor] Amuru -Seven months after government handed over the contentious 40 square kilometres Apaa land to Adjumani District local government, President Museveni has defended the move.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pre-Trial of ADF Rebel Leader Mukulu to Start

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Crimes Division of the High Court is Monday expected to start conducting the pre-trial session in a high profile case in which former rebel of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), Jamil Mukulu is facing trial over hi…

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Crimes Division of the High Court is Monday expected to start conducting the pre-trial session in a high profile case in which former rebel of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), Jamil Mukulu is facing trial over his alleged rebel activities against the government of Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Besigye – Government Won’t Implement EU Electoral Reforms

[Monitor] Kampala -Four-time presidential challenger Kizza Besigye has said electoral reforms recommended in the European Union Election Follow-up Mission (EU EFM) report to Uganda will not be implemented as long as President Museveni still “dictates” …

[Monitor] Kampala -Four-time presidential challenger Kizza Besigye has said electoral reforms recommended in the European Union Election Follow-up Mission (EU EFM) report to Uganda will not be implemented as long as President Museveni still "dictates" how elections are conducted.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kano Lawmakers Set to Impeach Speaker

[Daily Trust] Kano -Members of Kano State House of Assembly have set to impeach Speaker of the house, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Ata, Daily Trust, learnt.

[Daily Trust] Kano -Members of Kano State House of Assembly have set to impeach Speaker of the house, Alhaji Abdullahi Yusuf Ata, Daily Trust, learnt.

Soldiers Messed Up OWC, Says Gen Saleh

[Monitor] Gulu -The coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), Gen Salim Saleh, has said the government programme was messed up at its initiation when the soldiers implementing it applied military methods to handle civilians.

[Monitor] Gulu -The coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC), Gen Salim Saleh, has said the government programme was messed up at its initiation when the soldiers implementing it applied military methods to handle civilians.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Drug Trafficker Arrested in Accra

[Monitor] Kampala -A court in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, has remanded a 53-year-old Ugandan to Ankaful maximum security prison on charges related to drug trafficking.

[Monitor] Kampala -A court in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, has remanded a 53-year-old Ugandan to Ankaful maximum security prison on charges related to drug trafficking.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda