Friday, September 30, 2022

Uganda

September 22, 2022

Flutterwave enables Google Pay for African businesses

Africa’s leading payments technology company is providing additional payment options for merchants and customers.

Flutterwave
September 20, 2022

Ebola virus breaks out in central Uganda

Uganda’s health ministry on Tuesday announced that the deadly Ebola virus has broken out in the central part of the country.

September 13, 2022

Osinbajo graces William Ruto’s inauguration in Nairobi

The event, held at the Kasarani Stadium, is Kenya’s fifth presidential inauguration.

Yemi Osinbajo and William Ruto
September 6, 2022

23 Nigerian startups to benefit from Google’s $4 million fund for 60 African businesses

The top five countries with the most startups selected for the programme are Nigeria, 23, Kenya, 12, Rwanda, 6, South Africa, 5, and Uganda, 4.

Google Hq
August 31, 2022

Over 80% of Africans rely on herbal medicine: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that over 80 per cent of Africa’s population relies on traditional medicine for their primary health needs.

HERBAL CONCOCTION ON FIRE
August 30, 2022

Uganda militants with ties to IS kill 40 villagers in east Congo 

Allied Democratic Forces militants are said to have executed more than 40 men, women and children in five villages since Thursday.

Allied Democratic Forces (ADF)
August 30, 2022

Cricket: Federation announces U-19 World Cup qualifiers team

The bulk of players selected are products of the national U-17 championship, as a few have already earned caps with the senior women’s national team.

Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF)
August 25, 2022

Azu Ishiekwene: Have the hustlers finally ousted Kenya’s dynasties? 

One of the ironies of politics is how easily fiction becomes reality.

Raila Odinga and William Ruto
August 18, 2022

Drought: WHO warns of disease outbreak in Horn of Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted the need to support millions facing starvation and disease in the Horn of Africa.

MALNOURISHED SOMALI CHILDREN
August 5, 2022

Nigeria’s Hillspring Diagnostics wins UNFPA global innovation award

Twenty finalists pitched their innovative ideas, with the eventual 10 winners signing nine-month contracts with UNFPA. They will receive an equity-free investment of $60,000.

UN Population Fund (UNFPA)