Uganda has called for more troop deployment to Somalia following the latest deadly attack on the African Union Mission base in Mogadishu. The deadly attacks have triggered a debate on whether African Union peacekeepers should leave the country, presstv.com reported.
Two Ugandan lawmakers were dragged away and detained when they tried to enter Parliament on Wednesday, as a divisive debate on extending President Yoweri Museveni’s rule was marred by violence for a second day.
Close to four million children under the age of five are living in poverty across Uganda. The number has been increasing steadily in the past decade despite several initiatives by the government and help from various children’s rights agencies. Our correspondent Daniel Arapmoi has spoken to officials from the UN children’s agency, UNICEF about the implications of this rising trend and ways to effectively tackle it, presstv.com reported.