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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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MINISTRY OF HEALTH OKAY WITH RATIFICATION OF TREATY BANNING NUCLEAR WEAPONS

BY GODFREY OLUKYA AND RICHARD DRASIMAKU KAMPALA: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 The ministry of health has said it is okay with parliament’s move to approve a motion seeking for ratification of a treaty on prohibition of nuclear weapons. The motion was tabled by Bardege-Layibi Division county Member of Parliament, Martin Ojara …

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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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COVID19 VACCINATION SUCCESS WILL PARTLY DEPEND ON THE SOLUTIONS JOURNALISM

By Mercy Ahimbisibwe Daniel Otunge, the Deputy Executive Director of Science Africa, has appreciated its partners who have made it possible for Uganda to host the second Solutions Journalism workshop in 2020. Solutions Journalism should be integrated with covid19 reporting so that people appreciate what is going on in the …

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