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CYCLE CONNECT TAKES COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION PROJECT TO AMURU DISTRICT

BY WALTER KUMIRA AMURU: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2022 Cycle connect, a company providing interest free loans and assets for smallholder farmers has expanded its operations from Adjumani district to Amuru district. Williams Komakech Cainan, the Programs Manager of Cycle Connect, said they provide farmers with production assets like bicycles, motorcycles, …

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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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CARE INTERNATIONAL DONATES PPES, IPC KITS WORTH SH40M TO FIGHT COVID-19

BY WALTER KUMIRA GULU: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021. Gulu district and City Covid-19 Taskforce committee has appreciated CARE International for donating Personal Protective Equipment and Infections Prevention and Control Kits worth over sh40m and fuel to help fight coronavirus. The donations amounting include hand sanitizers, 325 pieces of medical gloves, …

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