How Gold Mining in Mubende Has Uplifted Lives of Peasants

[Observer] From the fringes of poverty to a life worth living, many peasants in Mubende have the gold mines to thank for that. CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME travelled to the area to find out more about the life of more than 60,000 people who see the mines as the…

[Observer] From the fringes of poverty to a life worth living, many peasants in Mubende have the gold mines to thank for that. CHRISTOPHER TUSIIME travelled to the area to find out more about the life of more than 60,000 people who see the mines as their only hope for survival amid anxiety they could be evicted anytime.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rotary World Pays Online Tribute to Sam Owori

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Final memorials for Rotary International President-elect Sam Owori who died suddenly in the US earlier this month, are being held in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Final memorials for Rotary International President-elect Sam Owori who died suddenly in the US earlier this month, are being held in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Human Rights Must Not Be Considered a Favor,’ Says Joe Bongay

[Foroyaa] Mr. Joe Bongay, the executive director of the Young Volunteers for the Environment, YVE, said Human Rights must not be considered a favour or luxury, but that every person is born with his or her rights; civil and political, such as the right…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Joe Bongay, the executive director of the Young Volunteers for the Environment, YVE, said Human Rights must not be considered a favour or luxury, but that every person is born with his or her rights; civil and political, such as the right to life, equality before the law and freedom of opinion and expression, freedom of peacefulassembly and association; economic, social and cultural rights, such as the right to work with equal pay for equal work, social security, health care and education; or collectiv

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Two Lance Corporals Detained

[Foroyaa] Information has reached this medium that two members of the Gambia Armed Forces, GAF, in the persons of Lance Corporal Abba Badjie and Lance Corporal Dino Sanneh, were arrested and detained at the Fajara Barracks since the beginning of July 2…

[Foroyaa] Information has reached this medium that two members of the Gambia Armed Forces, GAF, in the persons of Lance Corporal Abba Badjie and Lance Corporal Dino Sanneh, were arrested and detained at the Fajara Barracks since the beginning of July 2017.The information further indicated that the two officers are part of the escort team for the Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, but couldn't establish the reason (s) for their detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia