Refugees – Address Resource Constraints

[Monitor] Last week, the UN’s special adviser on genocide prevention, Mr Adama Dieng, said more than 52,000 South Sudanese fled to Uganda in January alone. Continued fighting in South Sudan has displaced entire communities primarily from towns south of…

[Monitor] Last week, the UN's special adviser on genocide prevention, Mr Adama Dieng, said more than 52,000 South Sudanese fled to Uganda in January alone. Continued fighting in South Sudan has displaced entire communities primarily from towns south of the capital Juba. The fleeing South Sudanese have given accounts of the killing of civilians, destruction of homes and sexual violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Deploys UPDF, Police in Rakai Forest

[Monitor] Rakai -Government has deployed a combined force of UPDF soldiers and police in Malabigambo Central Forest Reserve in Kyebe Sub-county, Rakai District, to fight illegal logging.

[Monitor] Rakai -Government has deployed a combined force of UPDF soldiers and police in Malabigambo Central Forest Reserve in Kyebe Sub-county, Rakai District, to fight illegal logging.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Climate Change is a Threat to Nile-Sharing Countries

[Monitor] Celebrating Nile Day. The Rive Nile stretches an estimated 4,132 miles from its source to its mouth north in Egypt, which makes it the world’s second longest river after Amazon. It is shared by more than five states which 17 years ago conceiv…

[Monitor] Celebrating Nile Day. The Rive Nile stretches an estimated 4,132 miles from its source to its mouth north in Egypt, which makes it the world's second longest river after Amazon. It is shared by more than five states which 17 years ago conceived an idea of a body, Nile Basin Initiative [NBI], through which they can iron out their differences over the water. On February 22, delegates from the Nile sharing countries will be convening in Tanzania to mark the Nile Day which is preceded by various activiti

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Unromantic Romance

[Monitor] It is with great sorrow that I note the approach of a day dedicated to unrealistic expectations, in other words, Valentine’s Day.

[Monitor] It is with great sorrow that I note the approach of a day dedicated to unrealistic expectations, in other words, Valentine's Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Youth Face Arrest Over Youth Livelihood Programme Funds

[Monitor] Mpigi -Community development officers in Mpigi District have resolved to arrest all youth who have failed to repay funds under the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP).

[Monitor] Mpigi -Community development officers in Mpigi District have resolved to arrest all youth who have failed to repay funds under the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Again Nigerians in Trouble in Johannesburg As S/Africans Burn Houses, Others

[Vanguard] At least 15 houses either belonging or rented by immigrants, especially Nigerians, have been burnt by angry residents in Rosettenvile, south of Johannesburg.

[Vanguard] At least 15 houses either belonging or rented by immigrants, especially Nigerians, have been burnt by angry residents in Rosettenvile, south of Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Victims of Shell Oil Spill Deny Receiving Relief Materials

[Premium Times] The Elembiri community, Gbanraun, Bayelsa, which was affected by the Seibou II oil leak in 2015, said they are yet to receive any relief materials to cushion the effect of the spill .

[Premium Times] The Elembiri community, Gbanraun, Bayelsa, which was affected by the Seibou II oil leak in 2015, said they are yet to receive any relief materials to cushion the effect of the spill .

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

8 Mistakes to Avoid as a Rwanda Tourist

[Monitor] You know what I like? Being a tourist. Yes. A good old tourist. It does not matter where I am, I will act like a foreigner visiting the place for the first time (even in my home town!). It is like walking around with a dollar sign on your for…

[Monitor] You know what I like? Being a tourist. Yes. A good old tourist. It does not matter where I am, I will act like a foreigner visiting the place for the first time (even in my home town!). It is like walking around with a dollar sign on your forehead.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda