Special Report

UN warns of conflict near Sudan aid hub

Summary: The United Nations expresses deep concern over escalating fighting near Sudan’s former safe haven of Wad Madani, where the population has surged to over 700,000, urging an immediate ceasefire as the conflict jeopardizes aid distribution to a third of the state’s population. The United Nations raised the alarm on …

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1 in 3 Women experience lasting health problems after childbirth – Research

Summary: A recent Lancet Global Health study highlights that 40 million women annually face enduring health issues post-childbirth, urging increased healthcare recognition, preventive care, and a holistic approach to address neglected conditions and broader societal factors impacting maternal health. A recent study published in the Lancet Global Health journal reveals …

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Items most stolen from hotels by guests – report

Summary: Wellness Heaven’s study on hotel theft reveals that globally, towels and bathrobes top the list of stolen items, but some daring guests have been known to pilfer grand pianos and even bathroom fittings. The study also notes national and class-based variations in stolen items, with 5-star hotel guests favoring …

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The Business Case for Education Finance #EMW2023

Many families in low- and middle-income countries send their kids to low-cost private schools because the government is not meeting the need. However, many of these schools are not registered as businesses and don’t keep good records, so it is hard for them to borrow from banks to improve their …

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Tayebwa Asks Nabbanja for Clarification on NUP Office Security Raid

Kampala, Uganda | THE BLACK EXAMINER | The government has yielded to opposition demands to provide a statement to parliament concerning the arrests of National Unity Platform (NUP) supporters. This decision came after Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Thomas Tayebwa, instructed Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja to present a comprehensive statement on …

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9 UN Staff Killed in Gaza Airstrikes Since Oct 7

Nine UN personnel have been killed in airstrikes on Gaza since the commencement of the bombardment on Saturday, as reported by a UN agency on Wednesday. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) issued a statement confirming the casualties: ‘Nine UNRWA employees, comprising six staff members and three contractors, …

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Police Free 14 NUP Members Detained on Independence Day

Kampala Police released 14 National Unity Platform (NUP) supporters who were detained on Independence Day as they planned prayers. Among those released were NUP secretary general David Lewis Rubongoya, party spokesperson Joel Ssenyonyi, and head of mobilization Fred Nyanzi Ssentamu. The release came without any charges. The arrests had been …

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