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A resurgence of regional rivalries imperils eastern Congo

Economist 30 Jun 2022
Congo’s neighbours, especially Rwanda and Uganda, have a history of fighting on its soil and looting the minerals beneath it ... \nTo simplify things, consider that it is almost 1,600km from Kinshasa, the capital of Congo, to Goma, the main city in the east ... This group was responsible for bomb attacks in Congo and Uganda’s capital, Kampala.

Uganda’s Gold Discovery – What it Could Mean for Crypto

Inside Bitcoins 26 Jun 2022
Cryptocurrency markets have been in the red for the major part of the year, and the recent discovery in Uganda might be the very thing helping the markets make an upwards trace. Your capital is at risk ... Your capital is at risk. Uganda’s Gold Discovery and Effect on Bitcoin ... Your capital is at risk ... Your capital is at risk.

A chance for the Commonwealth to awaken from its slumber

Jamaica Observer 26 Jun 2022
The tenure of his predecessor, Guyanese Sir Shridath Ramphal, which ran from 1975 to 1990, was equally outstanding ... Of note, last week Mr Mwambutsya Ndebesa, a political historian at Makerere University in Uganda, was reported as saying, “The Commonwealth is relevant, but the question is to whom? Do governments get political capital out of it?” ... .

Rare condition has made woman the world’s most prolific mother

New York Post 24 Jun 2022
The woman from Uganda, East Africa, has given birth to four sets of twins, five sets of triplets, and five sets of quadruplets ... Charles Kiggundu, a gynecologist at Mulago Hospital in Uganda’s capital Kampala told The Daily Monitor, the most likely cause of Mariem’s extreme fertility was hereditary.

Refugees previously despatched to Rwanda now in Europe

BBC News 23 Jun 2022
No sooner had he landed in its capital, Kigali, than he was told he must leave again for neighbouring Uganda - and all for a fee ... Nevertheless some 4,000 Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers based in Israel were sent to Rwanda and Uganda between 2013 and 2018, before the secretive arrangement was abandoned.

Uganda Airlines gets approval for direct flights to southern China

Algeria Times 21 Jun 2022
Uganda Airlines has received landing rights at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport located in southern China, the national carrier announced on Saturday ... Speaking to Monitor on Sunday evening, the public relations manager of Uganda Airlines Shakira Rahim said this is the first-ever direct flight from Uganda to China in the post-Covid-19 era.

Literacy of Love fundraiser nets $7,400 for Uganda home; water well

Olean Times Herald 21 Jun 2022
... orphaned, abused and abandoned children in Uganda. The fundraiser, BeerGanda, held Saturday at Ellicottville Distillery, will help ensure that a medical clinic at the community Literacy of Love supports in Mpiigi, Uganda, about an hour north of the country’s capital of Kampala.

Hong Kong beat hosts Uganda in ICC Challenge League B tournament

Xinhua 20 Jun 2022
KAMPALA, June 20 (Xinhua) -- Hosts Uganda on Monday suffered a second straight defeat at the ongoing International Cricket Council (ICC) Challenge League B tournament. Uganda Cricket Cranes lost to Hong Kong, China by six wickets in a match played in the capital Kampala. A few days ago, Uganda lost its opening match to Jersey.

Kenyan MPs double tax on sale of property and securities

Algeria Times 19 Jun 2022
“Indexation will ease the impact of the increment of the capital gains tax for direct owners of property,” Mr Musau told The EastAfrican ... Uganda’s capital gains tax is charged at 30 percent, but is adjusted for inflation as per the initial cost or the market value of the asset as at March 31, 1998.

Ugandan scientists build low-cost air quality monitoring system

Xinhua 16 Jun 2022
A technician works inside the AirQo workshop at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, on May 31, 2022 ... According to the 2021 World Air Quality Report, Uganda's capital Kampala was ranked among the most polluted cities, with pollution levels exceeding World Health Organization (WHO) cutoffs 5 to 7 times.

As Rwanda hosts Commonwealth summit, bloc's role questioned

Bowling Green Daily News 16 Jun 2022
Neighboring Uganda hosted the summit in 2007 ...The Commonwealth is relevant, but the question is to whom? Do governments get political capital out of it? You profile your country, you profile your name," said Mwambutsya Ndebesa, a political historian at Uganda's Makerere University ... Muhumuza reported from Kampala, Uganda.

Mafia buys children from some parents in Uganda to use them as beggars

Anadolu Agency 15 Jun 2022
“Some time back dozens of Karamojong girls were rounded up in Kenya and brought back to Uganda,” she said ... According to Uganda’s Energy Ministry, Karamoja, which is 470 kilometers (292 miles) east of the capital Kampala, is endowed with a vast amount of minerals.

The story of the Holy Martyrs of Uganda inspires Christians throughout Africa

Life Site 15 Jun 2022
NAMUGONGO, Uganda (LifeSiteNews) – Located 2 miles from Kampala, the capital of Uganda, the village of Namugongo is home to what is considered one of the holiest places for the Catholic Church in Africa ... martyrdom is always the first fruit of new evangelism, and Uganda was no exception ... READ ... Country... SIGN ... Holy Martyrs of Uganda, pray for us! .

Congolese storm border to protest Rwanda’s alleged backing for armed rebels

Anadolu Agency 15 Jun 2022
Hundreds of pro-Congolese army demonstrators stormed the shared western border with Rwanda on Wednesday to protest the country’s alleged support for the M23 rebels ... The latest in a series of protests was planned by a civil society group in Goma, the capital of North Kivu, after rebels this week seized the Bunagana town, which borders Uganda ... .

New Investment gives small farmers in Uganda access to financing

Algeria Times 14 Jun 2022
To improve access to financial services and increase financial inclusion in Uganda, Danida established aBi Finance more than 12 years ago ... in share capital ... We are convinced that with this extra capital injection, aBi Finance will be able to reach more small farmers in Uganda with better financial products tailored to their needs.

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