The death toll in a fuel tanker explosion in Morogoro of Tanzania has gone up to 69. The earlier records had reported that 57people had died with over 60 others injured after the tanker exploded on Saturday. “We currently mourn 69 deaths, the last victim died during evacuation while being...
President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from President Hage Geingob of Namibia who appreciated Mr. Museveni’s taking part in the recent Southern Africa Development Conference (SADC) in South Africa. Namibia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, who is also his country’s International Relations and Cooperation Minister delivered the...
The Deputy Chief of Defence Forces Lt Gen Wilson Mbasu Mbadu flagged off a 110 strong team of UPDF sports women and Men for Nairobi Kenya to participate in the 12th Edition of the East African Military Games and cultural events at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs...
The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has set the new price for gorilla permits from $600 to $700 plus other safari activities. UWA whose headquarters are based in Kampala is an organ that is mandated by laws of Uganda to sustainably manage all the national parks. The fees for gorilla...
Somalia has joined DR Congo in seeking to join the fast-growing East African Community. The community currently consists of six nations namely; Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and South Sudan. Somalia has been pushing to join the bloc since 2013 when it presented its application to the EAC secretariat. In...
The Democratic Republic of Congo has formally applied for admission to the six-member East African Community (EAC). The vast natural resource-rich central African country is seeking to join the regional bloc after various behind-the-scenes rapprochements. The DR Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi this week wrote Paul Kagame, who is the current chairman...
The Presidentof Tanzania, John President Magufuli has indefinitely suspended the plan to construct Ksh 1T Bagamoyo port which would have dwarfed our Mombasa port. This follows a disagreement with the Chinese Investors. According to the latest updates, the terms of the highly ambitious infrastructure project that were set by the...
Kampala, Uganda’s capital Kampala has once again been ranked the best East African city to live in. It is the third time Kampala wins this accolade in as many years. The ranking is done based on several measures of quality of living in the world’s top 230 cities by...
NWOYA- Eight people have been admitted to hospital in critical condition after a speeding Gaaga bus they were traveling in, knocked dead an elephant in the Murchison Falls National Park in North Eastern Uganda. This nasty accident occurred on Wednesday night at about 11:40pm in a location called Got Apwoyo...
Military staff officers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have been awarded medals for their outstanding contribution to the restoration of peace and security in Somalia. The 58 officers, working at the Mission’s Force Headquarters, were honored at a ceremony held in Mogadishu on Tuesday, presided over...