Uganda held an HIV beauty pageant last week, designed to tackle stigmatisation against people living with the virus. As the nation’s long fight against AIDS and HIV continues, discrimination against sufferers is a major concern, where 7.2 percent of the Ugandan
Non-government organisations have warned that more than 240,000 people in Somalia face starvation amidst prolonged droughts.
The United Nations has begun working with the Government of Kenya in an effort to end the country’s AIDS epidemic by 2030. UNAIDS announced the move in a press release this week that proposes “fast-track progress” towards ending Kenya’s battle with
More than a 100 people have been reportedly killed and 50 more injured after an oil tanker explosion in South Sudan on Wednesday. More than 170 have been killed according to some sources and regional officials told one news source
Rwanda is calling on the help of drones to make emergency deliveries to remote parts of the country. The project is slated to start as early as next year with Foster + Partners contracted to build three “Droneports” by 2020.
Ethiopia is being cited as a “development leader” on the African continent as it looks set to meet Millennium Development Goals (MDG) set out by the UN. Ten years ago Ethiopia was famous for poverty, famine and infant deaths but the
A group of five female students in Uganda have developed a smartphone app that can detect harmful vaginal bacteria which has numerous health implications. Team Code Gurus has published a video on YouTube to demonstrate how the app and test
East African nations have been warned to prepare for three months of intense El Niño rain. Local and international meteorologists are predicting torrential rains from September to December across the region, although downpours could extend to February next year in some
Lawmakers in Uganda introduced a bill that will allow President […]
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The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) says more than 3,300 Congolese […]
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Burundi vice-president Gaston Sindimwo says the country is committed to fighting […]