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ECS to organise trade mission to Uganda in March

The Egyptian Commercial Service Office (ECS) plans to organise a trade mission to Uganda in March, according to Ahmed Antar, head of the ECS. Antar told Daily News Egypt that the ECS is organising several trade missions during the current year including to Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. Furthermore, Antar elaborated that the trade missions will include engineering …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

EU pushes for greater respect for human rights in Uganda

Depending on one’s viewpoint, the EU is either interfering or doing the right thing by drawing attention to the state of human rights in Africa. DW turns the spotlight on Uganda.Edrine Wanyama does not mince his words. "The situation of human rights in Uganda is deplorable," the lawyer and analyst told DW, an assessment that …

Deutsche Welle

Saving Uganda’s lifeline with trees and microloans

Western Uganda’s Mpanga River is the lifeline for local communities and ecosystems in the region. But like many rivers around the world, it faces multiple threats. Locals are joining forces to protect it.Project aim: Protecting the Mpanga River and the surrounding national parks. Project implementation: Planting more than 18,000 indigenous trees in the area so …

Deutsche Welle

Communities being left behind in the fight for land in Uganda

In a Uganda forest reserve, green goals and community land rights are at odds. It’s a story being played out across Africa, as investors scramble to lease and buy vast tracts.On the shores of Lake Victoria in eastern Uganda, villagers tend to crops and make repairs on their wooden, straw-roofed huts, while cattle graze near …

Deutsche Welle

AFCON 2017: Rahman injured as Ghana beat Uganda

Schalke defender Baba Rahman went of injured in the first half for Ghana but they were cheered by Andre Ayew’s first-half penalty in a 1-0 win over Uganda. Mali face Egypt in the late Group D game.Ghana 1-0 Uganda (Ayew 32′ pen) A penalty just after the half hour from striker Ayew was enough for …

Deutsche Welle

Nile Cooperation akin to teamwork in sports

For any football team, you have the goal keeper, defenders, midfielders, strikers, and the coach. These entities blend together so as to secure victory for their team. Separately, they would achieve nothing, for it is through team work (cooperation) that the eleven players can face their opponents (challenges) and win. The players are organised into …

John Rao Nyaoro

Egyptian women’s volleyball team beats Uganda and Botswana in African Olympic Qualifiers Tournament

In the African arena, Egypt’s national women’s volleyball  team previously won the 1976 Women’s African Volleyball Championship in Cairo. The team later won the 1989 Women’s African Volleyball Championship held in Mauritius’ capital, Port Louis. Egypt was the winner of the 2003 Women’s African Volleyball Championship in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.

Maya Nawar