Uganda

24-year-old software engineer wins prize for bloodless malaria test

A 24-year-old Ugandan software engineer has won the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. Brian Gitta is the first Ugandan to win the prestigious Africa Prize, and the youngest winner to date. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK Gitta wins the first prize of UK £25,000. At an awards ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya on 13 June 2018, four […]

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Museveni pledges to bring killers of Uganda MP to book.

Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni, penned a letter condemning Abiriga’s killers and prescribing technical solutions to the security crisis in the country. Museveni who described the killers as ‘pigs and parasites’, said the government would dedicate resources towards modernising the anti-crime capacity of the security forces and also require citizens to be more vigilant. He reiterated […]

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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed on a two day visit to Uganda, Egypt

Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed has started a two day state visit to Uganda, from where he will head to Egypt for talks that will include the Nile Basin dynamics, regional security and trade. Abiy, who was received by president Yoweri Museveni, will preside over Uganda’s National Heroes’ Day celebrations on Saturday. The government of […]

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Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed to be honoured in Uganda.

Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed is set to receive the highest distinction accorded to a head of state by the government of Uganda, as the latter celebrates National Heroes’ Day. Abiy will pay an official visit to Uganda over the weekend, where he will attend the event celebrated since 1989 in recognition of Ugandans who […]

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