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‘Microwave ovens are cooking the environment’

Posted by on Jan 19, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Business, Europe, World | 0 comments

Paris, France | AFP | Small electrical appliances such as microwave ovens, kettles and hair dryers harm the environment in a dozen...

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Seven migrants die trying to reach Lanzarote: police

Posted by on Jan 16, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

Lanzarote in Spain’s Canary Islands Madrid, Spain | AFP | Seven African migrants, some of whom “could be minors,” were...

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48 Malians drown in single day trying to reach Europe: government

Posted by on Jan 12, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

Bamako, Mali | AFP | Flags flew at half-mast in Mali on Thursday as the government announced 48 of its citizens drowned in the...

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Global warming will expose millions more to floods

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Asia, Europe, World | 0 comments

Flooded roads in Houston. FILE PHOTO Miami, United States | AFP | Global warming is expected to unleash more rain, exposing millions more...

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Spain transfers migrants from jail after suicide

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO Madrid, Spain | AFP | Spanish authorities said Wednesday they had transferred migrants being controversially accommodated at a...

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Scores of migrants missing in Mediterranean: Libyan Navy

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO Tripoli, Libya | AFP | Between 90 and 100 migrants were missing after their makeshift boat sank in the Mediterranean off the...

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France takes in first refugees screened in Africa

Posted by on Dec 21, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

President Emmanuel Macron Paris, France | AFP | France on Monday accepted a first group of 19 refugees identified in Africa under an...

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GLOBAL COMMENT: Resetting Africa-Europe relations

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani at the fifth African Union-European Union summit Just as 16th century Europe needed African...

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Libya oasis town offers rare ‘Safe House’ for migrants

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

Migrants at a detention center after they were detained by the Libyan authorities in Tripoli on September 17, 2015. HRW PHOTO Bani Walid,...

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Net giants ‘must pay for news’ from which they make billions

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

Paris, France | AFP | Nine European press agencies, including AFP, called Wednesday on internet giants to be forced to pay copyright for...

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Libya, Italy to join forces against people traffickers

Posted by on Dec 10, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

Migrants at a detention center after they were detained by the Libyan authorities in Tripoli. Tripoli, Libya | AFP | Italy and Libya will...

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Libya slave auctions hurt African unity: Ghana

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo Accra, Ghana | AFP | Ghana’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo, has criticised Libya over migrant...

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EU working without ‘letup’ to help migrants in Libya

Posted by on Nov 24, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

Dimitris Avramopoulos Brussels, Belgium | AFP | The EU said Thursday it is working without “letup” for a durable solution to...

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Macron calls Libya slave sales ‘crimes against humanity’

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

Paris, France | AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said that auctions of Africans as slaves in Libya, shown in footage...

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France calls UN Security Council meeting over Libya slavery

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

France Foreign Minister: Jean-Yves Le Drian Paris, France | AFP | France called Wednesday for an emergency meeting of the UN Security...

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Hundreds of migrants held in jail in Spain

Posted by on Nov 22, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Spain on Tuesday defended holding in prison nearly 500 migrants who arrived in the country by boat. Following...

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Libya slave auctions may be crime against humanity: UN chief

Posted by on Nov 21, 2017 in All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres United Nations, United States | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday he was horrified...

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Libya says to probe ‘slave auction’ footage

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe | 0 comments

Migrants that were presented to North African buyers as potential farmhands Tripoli, Libya | AFP | Libya will investigate alleged slave...

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European, African ministers vow to better protect migrants

Posted by on Nov 14, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Ministers from 13 European and African countries on Monday pledged steps to ease the migrant crisis...

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UN begins evacuating refugees from Libya to Niger

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Europe, World | 0 comments

Commissioner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | A group of vulnerable...

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