Ebola has been ravaging West Africa

Dr. Julius Oketta

    Ebola has been ravaging West Africa.  More than 2,000 lives have been lost and the situation is still gloomy.   Over the past three weeks, I’ve been at the forefront of designing the African Union’s concrete response to the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa. Although, the AU’s response might appear to be a bit late, we are responding More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, September 15th, 2014
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At 70, Museveni Shows No Signs of Stepping Aside

Over the weekend, Uganda President Yoweri Museveni celebrated his 70th birthday but his opponents have criticized him for not mentioning at the occasion that he was to step aside and someone else is elected in More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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DreamTrip Named Best in Africa at World Travel Awards

  DreamTrips™ Vacation Club, one of the world’s leading travel and vacation club membership organizations, was recognized as Africa’s leading travel club for 2014 as part of the World Travel Awards (WTA), More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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AU Commission of Inquiry Meets to Discuss South Sudan

The African Union (AU) Commission of inquiry on South Sudan (AUCISS) has met with former president of South Africa Thabo Mbeki, in his capacity as chairperson of the High Level Implementation panel on South More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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First HIV-AIDS Positive Youth Beauty Contest Takes Place in Uganda

The first ever beauty contest of people living with HIV-AIDS, called Y+ has taken place in Uganda’s capital Kampala. The chief guest at the function was none other than the first African Vice President Specioza More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Flydubai Airline to Fly to Rwanda, Burudi, and Uganda

  Dubai-based airline company, Flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier’s network to 80. A statement released today More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014
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Lawyers Launch Afriwise Consult

Two renown South African lawyers, Steven De Backer and Olivier Binyingo, recently launched Afriwise consult  to offer clients a more holistic consulting approach and access to genuine on-the-ground expertise in More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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IGAD Condemns the Death of Monitor in South Sudan

IGAD has condemned the death of one of its ceasefire monitors in Bentiu in the hands of forces allied to the Sudan People Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/A-IO). A statement issued by IGAD said that More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Visits Uganda to Discuss Conflict in His Country

  South Sudan president, Salva Kiir today visited Uganda and held talks with president Yoweri Museveni about the conflict in his country. A statement issued by Uganda’s deputy presidential press secretary,Lindah More...

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By Godfrey Olukya On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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President Museveni Advises Africans on Cultural Issues

  President Yoweri Museveni has urged cultural leaders and the elites in Uganda and Africa at large to audit cultural practices in society and identify those that can be retained and modernized. “African More...