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Saturday, April 14th, 2018

 

RWANDA: Kagame’s stooge James Musoni’s life in grave danger

Kagame’s Stooge James Musoni Is Gone — His Life Is In Great Danger BY DAVID HIMBARA (THE MEDIUM) James Musoni is dumpedAs of today (April 6, 2018) James Musoni was dumped by President Paul Kagame. This issue began with stories about Musoni’s extramarital affairs. We do not know what President Kagame will do to James Musoni after the latter was fired as Minister of Infrastructure. But we do know this — Musoni has been untouchable in Rwanda for a very long time. After dictator General Kagame himself, James Musoni was the most feared, andRead More


SOUTH SUDAN: US Presses Regional Bloc to Act on South Sudan Cease-fire Violations

FILE – SPLA-IO (SPLA-In Opposition) rebels carry an injured rebel after an assault on government SPLA (Sudan People’s Liberation Army) soldiers, on the road between Kaya and Yondu, South Sudan, Aug. 26, 2017. KAMPALA, UGANDA (VOA) — The U.S. government is calling on East African leaders to release five unpublished reports documenting violations of South Sudan’s failed December cease-fire and to punish those responsible for the violations, a senior White House official told VOA. The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has overseen four years of unsuccessful peace efforts in SouthRead More


DRCONGO: UN raises $530mln despite Congo saying they do not want the aid

Internally displaced people wait for food distribution at an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Bunia, Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, April 12, 2018. UN Raises Hundreds of Millions in DR Congo Aid Dollars GENEVA (VOA) — The United Nations says it is pleased by the strong response to its appeal for life-saving aid for the Democratic Republic of Congo. A special pledging conference in Geneva hopes to raise $1.7 billion in humanitarian assistance for 13 million Congolese subject to violence and displacement. Midway through the day-long conference,Read More


UGANDA: 39 years after war that brought down Amin

Battle field. Tanzanian People’s Defence Forces fight during the 1979 war in Uganda. FILE PHOTOS KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – It is 39 years since the Ugandan exiles from Tanzania, backed by the Tanzanian People’s Defence Forces (TPDF), captured Kampala ending the eight-year-reign of Idi Amin.  The fall came after a five-months war between Uganda and Tanzania, in what started as a boarder skirmish. The October 27, 1978 Uganda Army invasion of Tanzania saw them occupy up to 1,850 sqkm of Tanzanian soil within two days. In these two days, they bombed theRead More


UGANDA embassies dilapidated, diplomats’ cars breaking down in public

One of Uganda’s embassies KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the state of the country’s foreign missions, which they said was portraying a bad image of Uganda internationally. The concern was raised by Gulu Municipality MP Hon. Lyandro Komakech, during a plenary sitting on Thursday 12 April, 2018. “We visited Uganda’s embassy in Brussels and we found it dilapidated,” said Hon. Komakech, adding that “The Ministry of Finance should avail money amounting to Ushs5 billion, to salvage the situation.” Members noted that in some countries, UgandaRead More


UGANDA embassies dilapidated, diplomats’ cars breaking down in public

One of Uganda’s embassies KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the state of the country’s foreign missions, which they said was portraying a bad image of Uganda internationally. The concern was raised by Gulu Municipality MP Hon. Lyandro Komakech, during a plenary sitting on Thursday 12 April, 2018. “We visited Uganda’s embassy in Brussels and we found it dilapidated,” said Hon. Komakech, adding that “The Ministry of Finance should avail money amounting to Ushs5 billion, to salvage the situation.” Members noted that in some countries, UgandaRead More


UGANDA embassies dilapidated, diplomats’ cars breaking down in public

One of Uganda’s embassies KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the state of the country’s foreign missions, which they said was portraying a bad image of Uganda internationally. The concern was raised by Gulu Municipality MP Hon. Lyandro Komakech, during a plenary sitting on Thursday 12 April, 2018. “We visited Uganda’s embassy in Brussels and we found it dilapidated,” said Hon. Komakech, adding that “The Ministry of Finance should avail money amounting to Ushs5 billion, to salvage the situation.” Members noted that in some countries, UgandaRead More


UGANDA embassies dilapidated, diplomats’ cars breaking down in public

One of Uganda’s embassies KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the state of the country’s foreign missions, which they said was portraying a bad image of Uganda internationally. The concern was raised by Gulu Municipality MP Hon. Lyandro Komakech, during a plenary sitting on Thursday 12 April, 2018. “We visited Uganda’s embassy in Brussels and we found it dilapidated,” said Hon. Komakech, adding that “The Ministry of Finance should avail money amounting to Ushs5 billion, to salvage the situation.” Members noted that in some countries, UgandaRead More


UGANDA embassies dilapidated, diplomats’ cars breaking down in public

One of Uganda’s embassies KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Members of Parliament have expressed concern over the state of the country’s foreign missions, which they said was portraying a bad image of Uganda internationally. The concern was raised by Gulu Municipality MP Hon. Lyandro Komakech, during a plenary sitting on Thursday 12 April, 2018. “We visited Uganda’s embassy in Brussels and we found it dilapidated,” said Hon. Komakech, adding that “The Ministry of Finance should avail money amounting to Ushs5 billion, to salvage the situation.” Members noted that in some countries, UgandaRead More


EGYPT: 8 soldiers killed in Sinai as Egypt fortifies Defense Office in Uganda

Eight Egyptian soldiers, 14 militants killed in Sinai attack – army CAIRO (Reuters) – Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in fighting in central Sinai on Saturday when gunmen carrying explosive belts and grenades targeted a military checkpoint, the army said. The attack was the largest against Egyptian security forces since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won a second term in office last month, promising to work for stability and security in Egypt. It also came just hours after the country extended a state of emergency imposed a yearRead More