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Minster Onek Threatens To De-register Underperforming NGOs In Uganda

The Ugandan Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees Eng. Hilary Onek Obaloker, has threatened to have underperforming Non-Governmental Organizations operating in Lamwo district de-registered. Onek who doubles as the Palabek County Member of Parliament said that some NGO’s in the district which have been registered to support Refugees and the host communities are justContinue reading “Minster Onek Threatens To De-register Underperforming NGOs In Uganda”

Egyptian jihadist Seif al-Adl is the new leader of Al-Qaeda

Jihadist Seif al-Adl, a former member of Egypt’s Special Forces based in Iran, has been the leader of al-Qaeda since Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in the summer of 2022, the State Department said on Wednesday. “Our assessment is the same as that of the UN – namely that the new de facto leader of Al-QaedaContinue reading “Egyptian jihadist Seif al-Adl is the new leader of Al-Qaeda”

Puranga HC3 Incharge arrested over cash embezzelement

The police in Pader District have arrested the Incharge of Puranga HC3 for embezzlement of Polio Vaccination Money. According to the Pader Resident District Commisioner Milton Odongo, the Incharge, identified as Alfred Okwonga embezzeled Polio Vaccination Money he received in his Accounts on 30th Nov 22,for payment of 16 VHTs,16 LC1 Chairpersons,16 Health workers andContinue reading “Puranga HC3 Incharge arrested over cash embezzelement”

Serere County MP, wife dies in motor accident

Bishop Patrick Okabe, the Serere County Member of Parliament and wife has died in a motor accident. According to information obtained by the traffic police spokesperson road safety directorate ASP Faridah Nampiima, Bishop Okabe was involved in a head-on collision with a Kenya truck registration number KCX 071K Monday morning, December 19, 2022 at NabowaContinue reading “Serere County MP, wife dies in motor accident”

Twitter plans to order remaining workers back to office after layoffs

Twitter, which is expected to lay off a third or more of its staff as soon as Friday, also plans to require its remaining staffers to return to physical offices full time, The Northern Press Reports. Why it matters: The move is a sharp reversal of Twitter’s current policy of letting employees work remotely on a permanentContinue reading “Twitter plans to order remaining workers back to office after layoffs”

1,000 displaced by floods in Bukedea district

More than 1,000 people have been displaced by floods in Kamutur sub-county, Bukedea district. The floods have also washed away 344 pit latrines and more than 12,000 gardens after River Atari burst its banks on Monday. Joyce Chemeri, a resident in Amutur village says she had to seek shelter with her family in the tradingContinue reading “1,000 displaced by floods in Bukedea district”

Raila Odinga rejects William Ruto’s victory

Raila Odinga has rejected the results of Kenya’s presidential election saying that the figures announced on Monday were “null and void”. According to the results, Mr. Odinga narrowly lost to Deputy President William Ruto. Mr. Odinga accused the head of the electoral body of a “blatant disregard of the constitution”. “We totally without reservation rejectContinue reading “Raila Odinga rejects William Ruto’s victory”

US Kills Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan drone strike

The US has killed the leader of al-Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a drone strike in Afghanistan, L’Oyet Media Reports. He was killed in a counter-terrorism operation carried out by the CIA in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday. He and Osama Bin Laden plotted the 9/11 attacks together, and he was one of America’s mostContinue reading “US Kills Al-Qaeda leader in Afghanistan drone strike”

10 killed by floods in Mbale, Kapchorwa

At least 10 people have been confirmed dead in flash flooding and mudslides in Mbale and Kapchorwa in eastern Uganda. Mbale registered seven deaths while three died in Kapchorwa according to the Uganda RedCross Society. Among the dead is a Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) soldier, private Sam Chemulindwa, 26, attached to the 53rd BattalionContinue reading “10 killed by floods in Mbale, Kapchorwa”

Govt red flags Alliance in Motion company over fraud, human trafficking

Government has red-flagged Alliance in Motion Global, a multi-level networking and marketing company over allegations of fraud and human trafficking, L’Oyet Media reports. The company which was registered in Uganda eight years ago, is said to have its roots in the Philippines. In Uganda, it operates from Mabirizi Complex in Kampala city as a distributorContinue reading “Govt red flags Alliance in Motion company over fraud, human trafficking”