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Friday, May 4th, 2018

 

RWANDA: Calls for UN to take over tense Rwanda camp

Congolese refugees in Gihembe Refugee Camp in northern Rwanda. There is tension at Kiziba Camp after Rwanda security forces took over the camp after disbanding the Congolese refugee leadership over accusations of fuelling unrest. FILE PHOTO | NMG  THE EAST AFRICAN – An Australian umbrella body for refugees and people seeking asylum has called on international community to intervene on the current situation at a camp in western Rwanda for refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) on Thursday said “While refugees would likeRead More


TRUMP: Detroit radio station bans Kanye West’s music, starts #MuteKanye movement

© Andrew Kelly / Reuters RT – A Detroit radio station announced that it will no longer play Kanye West’s music, after the rapper called 400 years of slavery “a choice” for black Americans. “We don’t want to hear Kanye’s music, we don’t want to play Kanye on our show, we don’t want to talk about Kanye anymore. So we are taking a stand and we aren’t playing his music anymore; we just are refusing to give him a platform,”read a Facebook post from Djs BiGG and Shay Shay from DetroitRead More


ENERGY: Oil report for May 4, 2018

All Eyes On Iran As Oil Prices Soar OILPRICE.COM – Oil prices soared on Friday as the deadline for Donald Trump to waive sanctions on Iran nears, with markets all but ignoring the continued rise in the U.S. oil rig count. Oil prices saw a strong rally on Friday as the fate of the Iran nuclear deal, and its possible impact on global oil supply, overshadowed a rising U.S. oil rig count. IEA: Deepwater investment set to grow. The IEA said in a new report that while overall offshore oil production will likelyRead More


UGANDA: Prepaid national electric system dies for 4 days

A number of Ugandans have not been able to receive Yaka tokens four days after paying. PHOTO | ALES ESAGALA | NMG  Umeme Yaka system fails, leaves consumers stranded DAILY NATION – Uganda’s prepaid electricity billing system, Umeme Yaka, failed for at least four days, leaving many customers stranded with no power. Ms Maria Nantongo a baker in Kampala told the Daily Monitor Thursday she had bought Yaka through her mobile money account on Sunday but was yet to receive her token by Thursday evening. “On Sunday, I bought YakaRead More


UGANDA: How my laptop turned into stone

You could wave down a taxi when stranded and the occupants are after your valuables ILLUSTRATIONS BY COSMAS ARINAITWE. DAILY MONITOR published on SUNDAY OCTOBER 25 2015 It is what movies are made of. It is just before 10pm on October 1. About 20 of us stand in wait and no taxi shows up for a moment. When one shows up, it has only one or two spaces. The numbers swell further as more people stream through the main gate of Uganda Management Institute (UMI) on Jinja Road after theRead More


Latest News: FEDLINK Announces Annual Awards for Federal Librarianship

Latest News: FEDLINK Announces Annual Awards for Federal Librarianship The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) at the Library of Congress announced the winners of its national awards for federal librarianship at the FEDLINK Spring Exposition on May 1, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Click here for more information. Published May 04, 2018 at 04:07PM Read more on https://loc.gov —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: May 04, 2018 at 04:18PM


UGANDA: Makerere University senior administrator thrown in jail for sexual harassment

KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) –  Buganda Road Chief Magistrates Court has remanded a Makerere University senior administrative assistant to Luzira prison over molesting a student. The accused person, Mr Edward Kisuze, a faculty registrar at the college of Computing and Information Science appeared before chief magistrate, Mr James Ereemye and denied two counts.He is charged with attempted rape and indecent assault of one Rachel Njoroge, a former student at the college who graduated in January 2018. Upon denying the offences, Mr Kisuze through his lawyer, Mr Kenneth Munungu, applied for bail byRead More


UGANDA: Janet Museveni’ body guard stabbed over a prostitute

First lady bodyguard ‘stabbed over prostitute’ Written by URN, THE OBSERVER, KAMPALA Stephen Kangiriho, a Special Forces Command (SFC) soldier attached to the advance team of the first lady, also Education minister Janet Museveni is battling for dear life at Mbarara regional referral hospital after being stabbed in a bar brawl. Kangiriho was stabbed in the stomach by unidentified reveller at New California T&J Transit bar and hotel, a popular night spot for sex workers in Kabale municipality in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Ms Museveni is scheduled toRead More


UGANDA: Janet Museveni’ body guard stabbed over a prostitute

First lady bodyguard ‘stabbed over prostitute’ Written by URN, THE OBSERVER, KAMPALA Stephen Kangiriho, a Special Forces Command (SFC) soldier attached to the advance team of the first lady, also Education minister Janet Museveni is battling for dear life at Mbarara regional referral hospital after being stabbed in a bar brawl. Kangiriho was stabbed in the stomach by unidentified reveller at New California T&J Transit bar and hotel, a popular night spot for sex workers in Kabale municipality in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Ms Museveni is scheduled toRead More


UGANDA: Janet Museveni’ body guard stabbed over a prostitute

First lady bodyguard ‘stabbed over prostitute’ Written by URN, THE OBSERVER, KAMPALA Stephen Kangiriho, a Special Forces Command (SFC) soldier attached to the advance team of the first lady, also Education minister Janet Museveni is battling for dear life at Mbarara regional referral hospital after being stabbed in a bar brawl. Kangiriho was stabbed in the stomach by unidentified reveller at New California T&J Transit bar and hotel, a popular night spot for sex workers in Kabale municipality in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Ms Museveni is scheduled toRead More