Category Archives: Ugandan News

Chinese & Indian Firms Dumping Counterfeit Anti-Malarials In West Africa Causing Over 100,000 Deaths A Year

WakeUpAfrica360 assessment of the 2017 Enact Continental Report has revealed that Chinese and Indian firms are the largest producers of counterfeit pharmaceuticals, with their exports targeting African countries and killing over 100,000 people every year. The report also revealed that the market for trafficked counterfeit anti-malarials’ in West Africa alone is worth more than US$400 Million. Over one million people

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China’s ‘Scramble For Africa’

No one alive at the close of the 19th century could have missed the “scramble for Africa.” A motley collection of criminal networks and imperialist ideologues perfected the greatest art of ‘economic rape’ in the name of trade. Europeans built infrastructure in Africa at the turn of the century, purportedly for local economic development, but in essence the projects were

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Top 10 African Countries With Extreme Poverty

A 2018 report published by the ‘World Poverty Clock’ has ranked Nigeria as number 1 in the top 10 countries with extreme poverty in Africa, followed by DR Congo.  The report revealed that there are currently 86.9 million Nigerians living in extreme poverty. The vast number are said to be living below the global poverty line of a $1.9 spending

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A Record 18.4 Million Forcibly Displaced People Lived In Sub-Saharan Africa In 2017-Report

WakeUp Africa assessment of a report published by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has revealed that a record number of forcibly displaced people lived in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017. Our assessment revealed that the total number of people living in sub-Saharan Africa who were forced to leave their homes due to conflict reached a new high of 18.4 Million

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#FreeBobiWine

The spokesperson of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces, Brig Richard Karemiire on Wednesday 22 August, posted a video of incarcerated kyadondodo East Member of Parliament, Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu alias Bobi Wine on his twitter page.     The 18 second video shows a smiling Bobi Wine dressed in a red army prison uniform, seated at a table with Deputy Speaker

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