PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, UN DISCUSS SITUATION IN DRC, BURUNDI

Niwandinda Daniel

President Yoweri Museveni has received the United Nation’s Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations for Africa, Bintou Keita and discussed political, peace and security matters affecting the Great Lakes countries of the DR Congo, Burundi and Somalia among others. During the consultative meeting held at State House Entebbe yesterday (Wednesday) that […]

TRUMP SLAMS LOCKDOWNS, BIDEN ACCUSES HIM OF INSULTING VICTIMS

Niwandinda Daniel

President Donald Trump has urged states to shun lockdowns as his Democratic rival Joe Biden said the pandemic could not be stopped by “flipping a switch”. Continuing a whirlwind schedule of rallies in battleground states, Mr Trump also mocked mask mandates. Mr Biden said Mr Trump’s handling of America’s worsening […]

NURSES’ MASS PROTESTS OVERSHADOW SPAIN’S NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS

Niwandinda Daniel

Hundreds of nurses descended on Madrid’s iconic Puerta del Sol square on Monday in order to protest what they insist are poor working conditions for nurses during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The protest was organised by Infirmary of Madrid United. Amid this second wave of infections, nurses say they’re being […]

CRISTIANO RONALDO: PORTUGAL AND JUVENTUS FORWARD TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS

Niwandinda Daniel

Portugal and Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has announced. The 35-year-old is “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”, the FPF said in a statement. Portugal face Sweden in a Nations League group game on Wednesday. The remainder of Fernando Santos’ […]

RWANDA PENALISES PRIESTS FOR CONGESTED MASSES

Niwandinda Daniel

The authorities in Rwanda have penalised two Catholic priests after presiding over masses that violated coronavirus safety measures. The Catholic parish of Ruhengeri in the north of the country, where the priests are stationed, also risks closure. The two priests, Father Emmanuel Ndagijimana and Father Felicien Nsengiyumva, are said to […]

Kenyan museums reopen after 7-month closure due to COVID-19, reactivating archaeological projects

Niwandinda Daniel

National museums across Kenya reopened on Sept. 13 after 7-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reactivating the country’s preparation for an underwater museum and other archaeological works. Due to lack of ticket revenue after Kenya closed all national museums, many repairs and maintenance work were forced to suspend. After […]

Trump could continue COVID-19 treatment back at White House: expert

Niwandinda Daniel

The experimental treatment U.S. President Donald Trump is receiving following his COVID-19 diagnosis could see him require up to two weeks of further care within the White House should he be discharged from hospital, according to emergency room physician Dr. Calvin Sun. Sun, a professor in emergency medicine, told the […]

China sees 425 million domestic trips in 1st half of Golden Week holiday

Niwandinda Daniel

Flag-raising ceremonies were held in Beijing, Hong Kong and Macau on October 1, 2020, the 71st anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. This year’s National Day overlaps with the Mid-Autumn Festival, a time of family reunions which has extended the break to eight days. Coronavirus-prevention measures […]

Sudan removed from the list of State Sponsors of terrorism.

Niwandinda Daniel

The Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda noted that Uganda will continue to support efforts to have Sudan removed from the list of State Sponsors of terrorism. Dr Ruhakana Rugunda was representing President Yoweri Museveni at the signing of the Sudanese Peace Agreement in neighboring South Sudan Capital Juba. Prime Minister […]

New round of lockdown measures in Madrid cause division among governments, residents

Niwandinda Daniel

The new round of lockdown measures for COVID-19 in Spain’s Madrid region have caused division between the central government, the regional government and among the residents. The new restrictive measures were announced on Friday following a recent surge of infections. According to the latest official data released on Saturday from […]

SNBC- Sudan / Final Peace Agreement / Signed Representatives of the Sudanese government and the opposition Revolutionary Front sign the final peace agreement

Niwandinda Daniel

Representatives of the Sudanese transitional government and the opposition Revolutionary Front signed the Comprehensive Peace Agreement on Saturday (October 3rd) after months of negotiations in the southern Sudanese capital, Juba. The signing ceremony was witnessed by the Chairman of the Sudanese Transitional Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, President […]

Kenyatta woos French investors to Kenya

Niwandinda Daniel

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged French investors to choose Kenya as their preferred investment destination in Africa and assured them of his government’s support. Speaking in Paris during a France-Kenya business forum hosted by MEDEF, the largest French business consortium in the world Kenyatta acknowledged the growing number of […]

EU WARNS TURKEY OF SANCTIONS OVER ‘PROVOCATIONS’ IN MEDITERRANEAN

Niwandinda Daniel

The EU says it could impose sanctions on Turkey over “provocations and pressures” in a row with Greece over energy resources and maritime borders. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen called on Ankara to “abstain from unilateral actions” in the eastern Mediterranean. She spoke early on Friday during a […]

Chinese mark National Day, Mid Autumn Festival with festive events

Niwandinda Daniel

People across China have kicked off their celebrations for the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival, with many places attracting throngs of tourists for their unique folklore. In the Taierzhuang Ancient Town in east China’s Shandong Province, more than 20 traditional folk performances such as dragon dance and fish lantern dance […]

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