Uganda Current Affairs, GK & News

Lord’s Resistance Army

Lord’s Resistance Army is a militant group which operates in northern Uganda, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is led by Joseph Kony. The Lord’s Resistance Army has been one of central Africa’s cruellest armed groups over the past 30 years. The Lord’s Resistance Army has abducted ..

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State of Siege in Congo

The President of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi declared a “State of Siege” due to the increasing violence in the eastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. The violence killed more than hundred people and displaced more than 1.5 million. What is the issue? A Ugandan Insurgent faction called Allied Democratic Forces is active in Congo since ..

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Uganda: First African country to submit REDD++ results

REDD++ is a mechanism of United Nations to reduce emissions from forest degradation and deforestation. REDD++ operates under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Uganda recently submitted its REDD++ results and has become the first African country to submit the results. Significance in terms of Africa Africa has the greatest net forest loss ..

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Rajesh Chaplot receives highest Civilian Award (Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians) of Uganda

Rajesh Chaplot, who received the highest Civilian Award (Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians) of Uganda, is a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) businessman, hailing from Rajasthan. The award was presented by the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni in a ceremony held in Kampala. The award is presented to him for his contribution towards developing India – Uganda ties through ..

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World Malaria Report 2019

A specialized agency of the United Nations, the World Health Organization(WHO) released its World Malaria Report 2019 on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. The report provides an all-inclusive update on regional and global malaria data and trends. The 2019 report was prepared on the basis of information received from areas with ongoing malaria transmission and over ..

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