Kasese district residents urged to desist from myths on Hepatitis

As Uganda celebrated World Hepatitis Day recently, residents of Kasese district have been urged to desist from myths and misconceptions about the disease that affects kidneys. While speaking to Light FM yesterday, Arafat Bwambale, focal person for hepatitis B at Bwera Hospital said that many people tend to believe in misconceptions about hepatitis. He noted […]

South Africa Zuma riots: Why Durban mother threw baby to strangers

A mother who threw her baby to a crowd from a smoke-filled building in the South African coastal city of Durban has praised the press for helping to save her daughter. The daughter turns two next month. “All I could do was trust complete strangers,” Naledi Manyoni said. She added that they were both doing […]

Europe floods: Rescuers race to find survivors as hundreds remain missing

  German death toll climbs to 157 Bavaria becomes latest region to be hit by floods Rescue workers continue clean-up in Belgium Germany, July 18 – Flash floods hit southern Germany on Sunday, killing at least one person, turning roads into rivers and adding to the flooding devastation that has claimed the lives of more […]

A PROPHECY FOR UGANDA, by Pastor Milad

In February last year, the Lord asked me to stop whatever I was doing, including ministry so that I can sit in his presence to hear from him. It was not easy at first but the grace of God has enabled me to this day. When Apostle Michael Kimuli sent a message asking me to […]

The EU aims to be climate-neutral by 2050

Key climate and energy targets are set in the: 2020 climate and energy package 2030 climate and energy framework According to the EU website on climate change the set targets have been defined to put the EU on the path towards becoming a climate-neutral economy as detailed in the 2050 long-term strategy and enshrined in the European Climate […]

South Africa’s war for the rule of law, an opinion of the economist.com

Order must be restored quickly in Africa’s most industrialised country South africa offers dry kindling for political conflagration. Unemployment and inequality are preposterously high. Many people lack food, power and running water, while members of the ruling African National Congress (anc) gorge on graft. In the two years before covid-19 there were more protests than probably […]

Deaths climb to 72 in South Africa riots after Zuma jailed

The death toll climbed to 72 from rioting in South Africa on Tuesday, with many people trampled to death during looting at stores, as police and the military fired stun grenades and rubber bullets to try to halt the unrest set off by the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. More than 1,200 people have […]

Helen Zille speaks out on Jacob zuma in an opinion

“… At the heart of it, this tragedy is rooted in the enormous complexity of our collective decision to impose a modern constitutional democracy on what is largely a traditional, African feudal society. Former president Zuma is a traditionalist, totally unfamiliar with the concepts of constitutionalism, thrust into the role of president – whose primary […]

Climate change more devastating than COVID, researchers told, an opinion by Darious Magara

Climate change should be treated as an emergency in the same way as the COVID-19 pandemic Funding for developing countries must not be stopped despite economic fallout caused by the pandemic in wealthier nations Four-month project explored the impact of COVID-19 on climate-change efforts by compiling case studies of policymakers from eight African countries   […]