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Majority Of Africans Vote Against Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Johannesburg: Ahead of the African Peace Initiative visit to Kyiv and Moscow, the upcoming Russia/Africa meetings in St. Petersburg and the BRICS Summit in South Africa in August, international research company Ipsos polled African citizens on their attitudes towards Russia, Ukraine and the controversial position on the war taken by some African governments. A majority felt…


2023 Tariff Review Process: This Is What You Missed At ERA’s Annual Tariff Review Public Hearing

Uganda’s Power regulator, the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has conducted an annual public hearing aimed at getting views in the process to determine 2023 power tariffs. Engineer Ziria Waako Tibalwa the ERA Chief Executive Officer says, in the Fourth Quarter of the year ending 2022, the Authority received applications for review of Tariffs and Budget…


Ruparelia Foundation Congratulates UWEC On 70th Anniversary, Pledges Continued Support

The Ruparelia foundation, under the Ruparelia group, has congratulated the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre (UWEC) popularly known as Entebbe Zoo upon making it 70 years in existence. The Foundation which also sponsors a lion cub called Arie [named after Dr Sudhir Ruparelia’s granddaughter and daughter to Ms Sheena Ruparelia], has also pledged to continue using…


Big Story: President Felix Tshisekedi to Face Criminal Prosecution Over Massacre, Crimes Against Humanity in Congo, As Businessman Kibwe Katanga Petitions ICC

Renowned Congolese Businessman Kibwe Katanga Ngoie Ntombe, who is also a musical artist and Politician, has petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Hague, praying to the court to prosecute Felix Tshisekedi, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, over alleged massacres and violation of human rights in Katanga province. Ntombe’s petition, comes at…


Uganda Coffee Exports Generates Record US$876.4 Million

Uganda’s coffee exports generated a record US$876.4million in revenues for the just concluded 2021/2022 coffee year that ended on September.30. This represents a 39% increase in revenues compared to the previous year despite a decline in export volumes. Latest statistics from the state-owned Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) shows that the East African nation exported…


Big Story: Drama As Fearless Ugandan Women Storm UN Meeting, Attack Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka Over ‘Speech Of Lies’ On Human Rights (See Full Video)

There was drama during a session of the United Nations (UN) Committee against Torture (CAT) in Geneva, Switzerland after angry Ugandan women stormed the meeting and protested a speech by the country’s Attorney General, Kiryowa Kiwanuka.  The UN Committee against Torture’s session, the seventy-fifth session of its kind, began on October 31, 2022 and will…


Have An African Passport? These African Countries Do Not Require a Visa For You To Visit

From the Atlas Mountains to the desert safaris, traveling and exploring Africa is a unique experience. Charming, friendly, original, and energetic, visiting other African nations and cultures is perfect for those seeking a unique experience and a different outlook of the world. However, the hassle to obtain a visa to your dream country often poses…

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