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ICC mulls additional charges for Ongwen

ICC mulls additional charges for Ongwen

The Office of the International Criminal Court(ICC) Chief Prosecutor is seeking to expand the case against indicted Lord’s Resistance Army commander Dominic Ongwen, to include cases that were not listed in his initial indictment. Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told reporters in the Ugandan capital Kampala on Friday last week the prosecution had asked for more […]

Why Paris attacks overshadowed Boko Haram carnage

Why Paris attacks overshadowed Boko Haram carnage

Several weeks ago as the world’s attention was fixated on the Paris terrorist attacks that claimed just 17 innocent lives, and plunged France in shock and turmoil for three days, Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram took terrorism to another level. It slaughtered hundreds if not thousands of children, women and men in Baga, Northeastern Nigeria. […]

Uganda announces first petroleum exploration licensing round

Uganda announces first petroleum exploration licensing round

Gov’t to issue production licenses to Tullow and Total The Ugandan government has announced the country’s first open competitive licensing round for petroleum exploration. The licensing round will cover six blocks in the Albertine Graben which is a proven prospective sedimentary basin. The government is offering 2,938 Km2 of high potential acreage for licensing “We […]

How Miss Rwanda 2015 contest went down

How Miss Rwanda 2015 contest went down

Doriane Kundwa was crowned Miss Rwanda 2015 in front of exuberant audience last Saturday at Kigali Serena hotel, in Kigali, Rwanda. The 19 year-old Northern Province beauty queen tussled it out with 15 other contestants and eventually emerged victorious. Kigali City’s Vanessa Raissa Uwase and Lynca Akacu Uwse from the Eastern Province were first and […]

Juliana Kanyomozi’s “Woman” goes global

Juliana Kanyomozi’s “Woman” goes global

Songstress Juliana Kanyomozi’s new song “Woman” is quickly gaining fame across Africa and around the world. As its title indicates, the song is about a woman. It highlights the importance, power and influence of women In the song Juliana focuses on the strength, bravery and the immense and invaluable contributions of our mothers, sisters, daughters, […]