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Cuba to pull thousands of doctors from Brazil in Bolsonaro row

Cuban doctors being flagged for an international mission. NET/PHOTO Havana, Cuba | AFP | Cuba announced Wednesday it will pull thousands of its doctors out of Brazil in response to president-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s “direct, contemptuous and threatening” remarks about its medical aid program. The far-right leader has repeatedly criticized the Communist-run island’s “More Doctors” program […]

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Kenya, Ethiopia scoring sprees in Olympics football

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Kenya and Ethiopia went on scoring sprees Wednesday as the African football qualifying competition for the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan kicked off. The Kenyans were two goals ahead of Mauritius within 13 minutes in Nairobi and finished 5-0 winners of a one-sided first round first leg match. Johnstone […]

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Mountain gorilla populations rise amid conservation action

Virunga National Park Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | The fin whale and mountain gorilla populations grew significantly due to efforts by conservationists to halt their descent towards extinction, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Wednesday. In an update of its “Red List” of threatened species, the IUCN said that a broad whaling […]

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France, Russia, US wrangle at UN over C. Africa

FILE PHOTO: UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic. Photo by @amnesty United Nations, United States | AFP | France, Russia and the United States were locked in negotiations Wednesday to overcome differences over peace efforts in the Central African Republic ahead of a deadline for renewing the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission there. The […]

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VIDEO: Ugandan man proposes to girlfriend at International Conference in Rwanda

Patrick Segawa, the founder Public Health Ambassadors Uganda proposed to his girlfriend Patience Kyebitondo in Rwanda at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) When Kyebitondo went to Rwanda for the ICFP, she didn’t know would be leaving with a ring on her finger. She even made practice for a flash mob dance at the […]

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Eddy Kenzo stirs controversy as he asks Ugandans to vote for Bebe Cool

By Nila Faisal Singer Eddy Kenzo has landed in hot water for asking Ugandans to vote for Bebe Cool in the AFRIMMA awards. The BET award winner shocked thousands of his followers on Wednesday night when he made the unprecedented move. Posting a photo of Bebe Cool on his Facebook page, he wrote, “Vote for […]

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Stefflondon, Designer to perform in Kenya

  American rappers Desiigner and Bas, together with British raptress Stefflon Don are set to perform in Kenya. The trio will headline the this year’s edition of the ‘Jameson Connects’ concert that will take place on December 8, at The Waterfront Karen in Nairobi. Desiigner is well known for his hit song “Panda” while Stefflon […]

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Fik Fameica celebrates social media account verification

By Nila Faisal Singer Fik Fameica has no doubt taken 2018 by storm. From releasing hit after music hit, scoring endorsement deals and most recently joining Coke Studio Africa, this singer is surely unstoppable. The “Tonsukuma” hitmaker is celebrating yet another milestone; his Instagram account has been verified. Fik Fameica has taken to social media […]

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Katy Perry Drops Brand New Christmas Single

By Consolate Namyalo Katy Perry has surprised fans by releasing a Christmas song one month to the most anticipated season of the year. The song entitled “Cozy Little Christmas”is  produced and written by the singer herself with the help of Grammy nominee Greg Wells and Ferras Alqaisi. In the song, she sings about what a […]

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Sheila Gashumba Partners with Luc Belaire for ‘Ballers Party’ at Guvnor:

By Consolate Namyalo One good turn, surely deserves another! After spending over 68 million ugx on bottles of Belaire in one night at club Guvnor, Sheila Gashumba truly deserves a good turn from the wine brand. Luc Belaire has  partnered with her, to bring to life a theme night that she will be hosting. The […]

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