East Africa News

Kanungu RDC Tells Residents To Stay Vigilant As DR Congo Begins Ebola Vaccination

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2021 The Kanungu Resident District Commissioner (RDC), Hajji Shafiq Sekandi, has appealed to the bordering communities to increase their vigilance following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic disease in North Kivu province of Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Sekandi made the call …

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Uganda Positioning To Be First Country To Adopt Malaria Vaccine – Dr Opigo

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU            ARUA: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021 Uganda is positioning to be the first country to adopt vaccines to combat malaria among children below five years, Dr Jimmy Opigo, an assistant commissioner in charge of malaria control programme has said. Dr Opigo’s revelation follows the landmark announcement by the …

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WHO Recommends 10-Point Climate Action To Assure Sustained Recovery From COVID-19

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has outlined a ten-point climate action recommendation aimed at achieving sustainable recovery from Covid-19 pandemic. The WHO COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health, launched today, in the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) …

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KENYA GETS 393,600 DOSES OUT OF 13 MILLION DOSES OF JOHNSON&JOHNSON VACCINES EXPECTED

By Goodluck Musinguzi & Agencies Kenya is disappointed with its projection of receiving Covid19 vaccines especially Johnson & Johnson after they paid Ksh 14.3 billion to procure 13 million doses. Dr. Willis Akhwale, Chairman of the National Taskforce on Covid-19 Deployment and Vaccination in Kenya represented Health Cabinet Secretary Sen. …

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES HAS INVESTED $7 BILLION IN DUBAI EXPO 2020, COVID19 DELAY MADE IT EVEN BETTER

By George Emuron One year delay gave the United Arab Emirates enough time to organize a World-class expo that is being talked about in all parts of the World. It’s going to be the best incentive to most countries whose economies were battered by the covid19 pandemic. Dubai last week …

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Uganda Tourism Board Promotes Tourism And Trade Opportunities At Dubai Expo 2020

BY JOHNISANI OCAKACON KAMPALA: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 06, 2021 Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) is actively promoting Uganda’s tourism and trade opportunities at the Dubai Expo 2020 showpiece. The Chief Executive Officer Uganda Tourism Board, Lilly Ajarova while in Dubai during a breakout meeting at the Tourism, Trade and Investment Forum, said …

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Uganda Targeting Sh14.23 Trillion Investment Deals From Dubai Expo 2020

BY JOHNISANI OCAKACON KAMPALA: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 05, 2021 The Uganda Investment Authority kicked off the Dubai Expo 2020 with signing of investment deals worth USD1,150m (sh5.51 trillion), officials attending the Expo have disclosed. This is a fraction of the overall target to sign deals worth sh14.23 trillion (USD$4b) by the …

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