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PLATFORM AFRICA GETS HI-TECH VAN TO TRAIN REFUGEES IN REMOTE AREAS

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU RHINO CAMP: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2021 There was delight among the refugee community in Rhino Camp Settlement on Thursday as a Hi-tech van for conducting training workshops in remote areas arrived from Germany. The van donated to Platform Africa by Global Innovation Gathering (GIG) will facilitate learning, …

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WHY PEDESTRIANS, CYCLISTS ARE VULNERABLE TO ROAD CRASHES

BY MARKO TAIBOT ADJUMANI: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 03, 2021 Michael Koma Kenyi, a refugee from Pagirinya refugee settlement, is among the many road crash victims recovering at Adjumani hospital. Kenyi, a father of six, joined the bodaboda (motor cycle taxi) industry as his source of livelihood to supplement his food ration …

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NILE VALLEY VOYAGES TO PROMOTE TOURISM IN OBONGI

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU OBONGI: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 02, 2021  Nile Valley voyages ltd, a local tour company, has unveiled plans to promote tourism along the Albert Nile with the main station at Obongi district. Former Obongi County Member of Parliament, Kaps Hassan Fungaro, who has insider knowledge of the operations of …

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ARUA NUBIANS CROWN A KING, EYE PARTNERSHIP WITH MINISTRY OF HEALTH

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 On Tuesday, the Nubian community in Arua staged a glowing cultural rendition to crown and install, a businessman, Jafar Oyobo as their king (Mulki). The Amani cultural trope led with the entertainment as women dressed in bright patterned wear thronged the compound …

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AS FLOOD WATER LINGERS, OBONGI RESIDENTS BEGIN NEW LIFE

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU OBONGI: Nov 17, 2021 From the far flung horizon, the setting sun illuminates the skyline, its rays dappling the banks of River Nile where parts of Obongi town once blossomed. But beneath the spectacle lie the ruins of destruction – of shops, rentals, residential apartments and grass …

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UGANDA COMMITS TO DEVELOP CLIMATE-SMART HEALTH CARE AT COP26 UN CLIMATE CONFERENCE

BY RICHARD DRASIMAKU ARUA: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2021 Uganda has committed to develop climate-smart health care, joining a total of 47 countries that have done the same at the COP26 United Nations climate conference at Glasgow, Scotland. Among the countries that have committed to develop climate-resilient and low carbon health …

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