News from East and Central Africa



  • 7 July 2020: Uganda: Boda Boda Riders Sue Govt Over Unending Lockdown - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Monitor] Boda boda operators yesterday sued government for not allowing them resume passenger transport.
  • 7 July 2020: Uganda: Banana Disease Caused By Insects, Scientists Say - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Monitor] Scientists at the National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL), have said they have established the cause of disease that started ravaging banana plantations in western Uganda last year.
  • 7 July 2020: Uganda: Politics of Alliances Against Museveni in Past Elections - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Monitor] Uganda's two main Opposition political actors, Dr Kizza Besigye and Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, yesterday converged in Wakiso Town and pledged to work together to challenge President Museveni and his NRM party in next year's General Election.
  • 7 July 2020: Uganda: Nche Issues Guidelines for University E-Learning - AllAfrica News: East Africa
    [Monitor] The National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) has released guidelines for e-learning in institutions of higher learning across the country to commence remote teaching and learning activities during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown.