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Tooro 2017 tourism expo commences ahead of 22nd coronation anniversary

1/4 SLIDES Provided by New Vision 2/4 SLIDES Provided by New Vision 3/4 SLIDES Provided by New Vision 4/4 SLIDES Provided by New Vision TOURISM| CULTURE The 2017 Tooro Kingdom tourism expo started on Friday, with several exhibitors assembling at the palace and was commissioned by the king of Too

MSN.COM - 2017-09-16 00:51:58

Sredojevic slams woeful PSL finishing

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic is bemoaning the standard of finishing in South Africa's Premier Soccer League as the former Uganda coach settles into his new job in charge of the glamour club. The 48-year-old Serbian, back at the club for a second spell after a decade away from the South A

ESPN - 2017-09-16 11:20:26

Celebration rallies support for mission work here, abroad

GREENFIELD - Sometime during her junior year at Ball State University, Jen Robbins realized it: Her favorite part of the week was the Bible study she was leading for freshmen women. Robbins, a 2009 Greenfield-Central graduate, had never contemplated being a minister, so she had never expected minist

GREENFIELD DAILY REPORTER - 2017-09-16 06:55:05

Millions of world's children lack any record of their births

MASAKA, Uganda - Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger, get justice after an alleged statutory rape at the hands of an older man? In their impoverished communities in Uganda, the answers hinged on the fact that one

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-16 17:18:09

New Zealander born in Sudan struggles to become ASB customer

Banks like ASB have created anti-money laundering systems requiring people born in some overseas countries to provide more information than native-born Kiwis. A New Zealand woman born in Sudan, was left feeling racially profiled after she went to ASB to open a bank account. Afaf Amir took her New Ze

STUFF - 2017-09-16 17:00:00

Ethiopian Air Seeks Zambia, Chad and Congo Hubs, But No Arik Bid

Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise is in talks about founding regional divisions in Zambia and Chad and aims to buy part of the Democratic Republic of Congo's national operator in a push to consolidate its lead as Africa's biggest carrier. An outline plan for a joint-venture airline in Zambia should be s

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-15 12:39:40

Holland grad receives State Department fellowship

The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Holland native Sarah Sanderson for a 10-month fellowship project teaching English in Uganda at Mbarara University of Science and Technology. Sanderson, a Holland High School and Hope College graduate, is one of only 140 U.S. citizens selected f

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-15 23:36:15

South Sudan Opposes IGAD Proposal to Allow Free Movement Within E. African Bloc

Most members of IGAD back a proposal to allow free movement of citizens within the East African bloc - but are facing resistance from South Sudan, where officials remain cool to the measure. Officials and diplomats from the eight-nation bloc discussed the free movement proposal in Juba this week, a

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-15 10:03:45

Conflicts and Climate Change Fueling Rise in World Hunger

"This has set off alarm bells we cannot afford to ignore," according to U.N. report A rise in armed conflicts has led to an explosion in the world's refugee population, many of whom live in a state of food insecurity at refugee camps like the one seen here in Uganda. (Photo: UNMISS/Flickr/cc) Armed

COMMON DREAMS - 2017-09-15 20:53:27

African American Basketball Players Return To Their African Roots Playing For The AfroBasket Championship

African countries have been sending great basketball players to the NBA over the last few years. Noah Vonleh, Festus Ezeli, Andre Iguodala and Serge Ibaka are just a few of the many NBA stars that come from the continent. However, just as African players are increasing coming to America courts to sh

BLAVITY.COM - 2017-09-15 20:36:56

FCT Minister Gives Uganda's President Key To The City Of Abuja

The President of , His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has been given the Key to the City of Abujahaving conferred on him, the Honorary Citizenship of Abuja by the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello. The president who arrived Nigeria today on the invitation of the National Defence College of

MSN.COM - 2017-09-15 03:03:49

Uganda issues more oil exploration licences

Uganda has issued three more oil exploration licences to Nigerian and Australian firms as the country steps up efforts to become an oil producer in the next three years. Oranto Petroleum International Ltd of Nigeria and Armour Energy Limited of Australia are among the first companies to complete ne

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:55:38

Uganda signs oil exploration deal with Australia's Armour Energy

World's oldest captive panda dies By Elias Biryabarema Uganda signed an oil exploration deal with Australia's Armour Energy Limited (AJQ.AX) on Thursday, the first under a protracted competitive licensing round launched in 2015. The production-sharing agreement covers Kanywataba block, a 344-square-

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 12:34:04

Uganda MP singer calls country a 'laughing stock'

One of Uganda's top musicians Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, famously known as Bobi Wine, who in June became an MP, has released a spoken word track lambasting the ruling National Resistance Movement MPs who have backed a call to remove presidential age limit. The change, if successful would allow Pre

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:19:49

Uganda Golf Open attracts stars

Jejje Muhinde Rwandan golf player Aloys Nsabimana will be part of the Uganda Golf Open. (Sam Ngendahimana) The 2017 Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open amateur stroke play championship has attracted some of Africa's top amateur golfers. The tournament taking place in Kampala, Uganda started yesterday (Wed

MSN.COM - 2017-09-14 00:04:25

10 best places to go in Africa (and what to do there)

Kenya and Tanzania: Kenya and Tanzania are often combined into one trip. Many people consider these two countries among the best places to go in Africa because they're where you can see the Great Migration - where 2 million wildebeests, zebras and gazelles make a migratory circle from the Masa Mara

AZCENTRAL - 2017-09-14 11:54:50

KKL-JNF Hosts Side Event at UNCCD COP13 in China

The topic: “Afforestation in a Changing Environment – Israel’s Challenges and Achievements Concerning Forestry under the Threat of Desertification and Changing Climate.” The event was attended by 35 delegates from Kenya, South Africa, Egypt, Holland, The Netherlands, Romania, Uganda, China, Tanzania

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-09-14 11:38:00

Opinion Did Israel Make a Refugees-for-arms Deal With Uganda?

Despite this week's Ugandan media expose of an under-the-table refugee deportation agreement already challenged in Israel's Supreme Court, Kampala is still in denial. And the deportees, who sought safe haven in the Promised Land, face a bitter fate A leading Ugandan newspaper made a splash this week

HAARETZ.COM - 2017-09-13 22:17:59

Congo draw costly as Ghana fall on Fifa Ranking

Ghana have fallen by two places in the latest Fifa World Ranking released on Thursday. September's ranking sees Ghana on the 52nd position with an accompanying decrease in total accumulated points from 665 to 646. Placed 43rd in September last year, Ghana now find themselves between Korea Republic (

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-14 09:18:49

HSU professor: U.S. needs to be more involved in refugee problem

The numbers are staggering, the stories sobering. Guests at a Logsdon Forum on Refugees got some of each Thursday at a luncheon at Hardin-Simmons University. Kenneth Lyle, professor of New Testament and Greek in HSU's Logsdon School of Theology, tossed out some current numbers from the United Nation

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2017-09-14 21:11:42