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Friday, April 20th, 2018


CHOGM: Ugandans are going to demonstrate against tyrant Museveni

Demonstration at the Commonwealth Head of Govt Meeting in London Where: UKs Parliament  Square FRIDAY: 20TH 2018 TIME: 3pm till late —————————————- Ugandans and friends of Uganda will meet outside parliament square – Westminster at 3pm and demonstrate and draw attention to these critical  issues. Please come as individuals with messages covering these topics 1. Museveni is a barrier to Uganda’s development 2. Museveni must step down now 3. Museveni must go! 4. Museveni Stop killing Ugandans 5. Museveni Stop the Land grab 6. Ugandans say No to Age limitRead More

UGANDA: Taking stock of Gen. Muhoozi’s special operations docket

CHANGE OF GUARDS – In order to shed off the widespread criticism of grooming his son to inherit the Uganda presidency, in January 2017 Museveni relieved his son from the position of Commander of the elite Presidential Guard Unit, the SFC. Museveni instead created for his son a new position of Senior Presidential Advisor on Special Operations. Muhoozi was and remains the defacto overall commander of the army. He is the defacto Commander-In-Chief of the armed forces since all the heads of different armed forces and Intelligence Agencies report toRead More

Latest News: New Director of Digital Strategy

Latest News: New Director of Digital Strategy Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced that she has appointed Kate Zwaard as the Library’s director of digital strategy, a position Hayden established to elevate the institution’s digital planning and drive envisioning and collaboration around digital initiatives. Click here for more information. Published April 20, 2018 at 11:36AM Read more on —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: April 20, 2018 at 11:55AM

UGANDA: regime to audit their militia Crime Preventers

What is there to audit except to save face? President Yoweri Museveni is on record saying Crime Preventers was his idea. This exonerates Gen. Kale Kayihura. Subsequently, it is plausible to argue that parliament is fully aware of the numbers. Or else we could say that parliament is full of 95% idiots. Or to be nice, let us state that parliament has 5% smart people. If by year end 2016, the population according to World Bank was 40.49mln, and Uganda media says there are 11mln Crime Preventers, it means thatRead More

MINING: Tiny Canadian venture company hits cobalt in Uganda

M2 Cobalt Corp. [MC-TSXV] shares were active Thursday after the company said soil and rock sampling at its Bujagali project in south-central Uganda has led to the discovery of a new cobalt and copper anomaly in an area known as the Waragi Target. Trading on active volume of 216,280, M2 Cobalt shares were down 4.92% or $0.03 to 58 cent in early trading, Thursday. The Bujagali Project consists of five exploration licenses covering 1,371 square kilometres. Historically, there have been significant artisanal gold mining in and around the license areasRead More

Preservation Week 2018: Celebrating Veterans and Their Families

Preservation Week 2018: Celebrating Veterans and Their Families By Wendi Maloney Published April 20, 2018 at 10:48AM This is a guest post by Jacob Nadal, Director for Preservation at the Library of Congress. Jacob Nadal. Photo by Shawn Miller. Every spring, libraries all across the U.S. celebrate Preservation Week. This annual event highlights what we can do, individually and together, to care for our personal collections and to support preservation efforts in libraries, archives, museums, historical societies and collecting institutions in communities all across the country. Preservation Week was launchedRead More

Today in History – April 20

Today in History – April 20 American sculptor Daniel Chester French was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, on April 20, 1850. Continue reading. Click here to search Today in History for other historic moments. Read more on Today in History – April 20 —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: April 20, 2018 at 09:03AM

UGANDA: NGOs to declare funding sources

A bundle of US dollars. It is important, according to government, to know where NGOs’ source their funds. PHOTO BY . KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – Non-governmental organisation (NGOs) have been challenged to be transparent by declaring their sources of funding. Speaking at a Thought Leadership Forum organised by Standard Chartered Bank in Kampala yesterday, Mr Micheal Olupot, the deputy executive director of Financial Intelligence Authority, told more than 200 development partners and non-governmental organisations that whereas NGOs in Uganda are not vulnerable to money laundering, they are vulnerable to terrorism funding,Read More

AFRICA’s week in pictures: 13-19 April 2018

Africa’s week in pictures: 13-19 April 2018 BBC – A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyrightEPAImage captionRevellers at the annual Popo Carnival in south-eastern Ivory Coast dress in a variety of costumes on Saturday… Image copyrightAFPImage caption…and many of the men dress as women during the festivities. Image copyrightAFPImage captionThese two men dressed as bride and groom… Image copyrightEPAImage captionWhile others used face paint and other objects to adorn themselves. Image copyrightAFPImage captionEliud Kipchoge, one of theRead More

USA: DOJ recommends criminal charges for fired FBI official Andrew McCabe

Getty Images Andrew McCabe Criminal charges recommended for fired FBI official Andrew McCabe CNBC – The Justice Department’s inspector general sent a criminal referral to the department about fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. McCabe was fired less than two days before he became eligible to retire with full benefits.The department will decide whether or not to charge McCabe with a crime. The Department of Justice received a referral recommending criminal charges against former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a legal source familiar with the issue told NBC News Thursday. TheRead More