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Zika virus scare: Avoid travelling to the Americas, warn health experts

Jan 29, 2016

Zika virus scare: Avoid travelling to the Americas, warn health experts

In its latest advisory, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has also cautioned pregnant women to avoid travelling to countries at risk of Zika virus transmission. #India #Brazil #NewsTracker #WHO #World Health Organisation #Indian Medical Association #Uganda #IMA #aedes mosquito #Zika #microcephaly #Guillain-Barre syndrome
Ugandan rebels kill between 12 and 30 in overnight attack on DRC hospital: NGO

Nov 30, 2015

Ugandan rebels kill between 12 and 30 in overnight attack on DRC hospital: NGO

At least 12 people have been killed in an overnight attack blamed on Ugandan rebels in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. #NewsTracker #Uganda #Democratic Republic of Congo #Ugandan Rebels
Pope Francis honours Christian martyrs in Uganda as role models

Nov 28, 2015

Pope Francis honours Christian martyrs in Uganda as role models

Pope Francis is paying his respects to 19th century Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith, the latest group of martyrs from around the world honored by Francis in hopes of giving today's faithful missionary role models. #NewsTracker #Africa #Pope #Uganda #Pope Francis
Pope Francis sets off for landmark Africa trip; to visit Kenya, Uganda, CAR

Nov 25, 2015

Pope Francis sets off for landmark Africa trip; to visit Kenya, Uganda, CAR

Pope Francis flew out of Rome on Wednesday, bound for Kenya on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa that is fraught with security risks. #NewsTracker #Africa #Kenya #car #Uganda #Pope Francis #Central African Republic #Papal visit
Over 100 Indian migrants duped, abandoned and left to starve in Uganda

Aug 13, 2015

Over 100 Indian migrants duped, abandoned and left to starve in Uganda

Over 100 Indians have been left on the verge of starvation after being duped by two agents who brought them to Uganda from India on the pretext of getting jobs in South Africa, media reports said. #NewsTracker #Fraud #Uganda #indian migrants
South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - Obama| Reuters

Jul 28, 2015

South Sudan should face extra pressure if it misses August peace deadline - Obama| Reuters

ADDIS ABABA South Sudan's warring factions may face further international pressure if they do not reach a peace deal by Aug. 17, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday, ahead of talks with east African leaders to study penalties if the deadline is not met. #United States #Europe #Africa #Uganda #opinion #India
Amid election unrest, two protesters wounded by  Burundi police gunfire

Jul 17, 2015

Amid election unrest, two protesters wounded by Burundi police gunfire

Two protesters opposed to a controversial bid by Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term were wounded Thursday when police opened fire at a demonstration in the capital, witnesses said. #NewsTracker #Uganda #Burundi #Police violence #Election unrest #World
Uganda police arrest two top opposition leaders ahead of elections

Jul 09, 2015

Uganda police arrest two top opposition leaders ahead of elections

Ugandan police on Thursday arrested two top opposition leaders and presidential candidates hoping to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni in elections next year, reports said. #NewsTracker #Uganda #Presidency #Yoweri Museveni #Amama Mbabazi #Kizza Besigye
U.N. Security council blacklists six rival South Sudan generals| Reuters

Jul 02, 2015

U.N. Security council blacklists six rival South Sudan generals| Reuters

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday blacklisted six rival generals in South Sudan for "fuelling the ongoing conflict and contributing to the devastating humanitarian crisis" in the world's newest state, the United States said. The men, three from either side of South Sudan's conflict, are the first to be listed by the Security Council's South Sudan sanctions committee, which operates by consensus. #France #markets #South Africa #Latin America #Uganda
News turns cool: Ugandan rap-orters reading news in hip-hop style

Jun 10, 2015

News turns cool: Ugandan rap-orters reading news in hip-hop style

"Newzbeat" makes a catchy change from a standard news bulletin; Ugandans call the broadcasters "rap-orters", a youth team of hip-hop artists-turned-journalists rapping the headlines. #NewsTracker #Uganda #hip hop #reporters #Shareworthy