International

US$ 5 Million injected in Nimule One Stop Border Post.

TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) has this morning handed over the recently completed Nimule One Stop Border Post (OSBP) to the Government of South Sudan in an event officiated by H.E. Dr. James Wani Igga, Vice President of the Republic of South Sudan and Hon Amelia Kyambadde, Minister for Trade, Industry and Co-operatives, Republic of Uganda. Nimule is the most important …

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Facebook Launches First Ever Amber Alerts in Africa to help find Missing Children.

South Africa has become the first country in Africa to join to the Facebook Amber Alerts programme. This follows the announcement of a partnership between Facebook (facebook.com) and The South African Police Service (SAPS) to use the Facebook platform and community to help find missing children. The system enables the South African Police Service to seek assistance from the public …

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Black Music Has Never been Respected By Grammys – P. Diddy

When hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs received the Industry Icon Honor at Clive Davis’s annual pre-Grammy gala Saturday night, he delivered an epic, engaging, 45-minute speech that chronicled his entire career, starting from the moment he received the life-changing Christmas present of a record player at age 5. But he also used his time at the podium to address the …

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African Leaders urge Investors to accelerate Economic Role on the Continent.

UK companies must leap at the chance to deepen economic ties with Africa, a continent with unmatched investment opportunities, several African leaders said at a high-level panel. At an oversubscribed opening ceremony for the 2020 UK-Africa Investment Summit, Monday, attended by dignitaries and delegates from 16 African countries, including President El Sisi of Egypt, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made …

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Dr.Stella Nyanzi Awarded With Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award 2020.

The Oxfam Novib/PEN International Award for Freedom of Expression 2020 has been awarded to prominent Ugandan academic, writer and feminist activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi. A medical anthropologist by training, Dr. Nyanzi has published widely in the academia on topics at the intersections of culture, health, law, gender and sexualities. She is an ardent writer on social media where she comments and …

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