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Tuesday, May 29th, 2018


UGANDA: Ignore ADF’s Jamil Mukulu’s claims at your own peril

IGNORE JAMIL MUKULU’S CLAIMS AT YOUR OWN PERIL “The government of Uganda sponsors ADF rebels but if it is a terror organisation, why do they support them with military logistics and finance? They (government) sponsor them every month and it is a fact.” Jamil Mukulu shouting at the High Court two days ago. CHANGE OF GUARDS – Jamil Mukulu was the alleged leader of the eastern Congo ADF rebel group. He was arrested from Tanzania a few years ago, extradited to Uganda and detained without trial. It is only thisRead More

ENERGY: Oil report for May 29, 2018

OILPRICE.COM – Gasoline prices averaged $2.92 per gallon for the week ending on May 21 and have surpassed $3 per gallon in regional markets. – The prices are the highest for the Memorial Day weekend in four years. – However, prices are likely to fall back soon with crude oil prices plunging over the past week. Market Movers – Subtropical storm Alberto forced ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) to evacuate non-essential staff, while both Chevron (NYSE: CVX) and Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS.A) shut down production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. But by Tuesday, theRead More

Wikipedia article of the day for May 30, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for May 30, 2018 is 1988 Atlantic hurricane season. The 1988 Atlantic hurricane season was a moderately active season that proved costly and deadly, with 15 tropical cyclones directly affecting land. The first cyclone to attain tropical storm status was Alberto on August 8; the final storm of the year, Tropical Storm Keith, became extratropical on November 24. The season produced 19 tropical depressions, including 12 tropical storms. There were five hurricanes, including three major hurricanes (Category 3 or higher on the Saffir–Simpson scale). Hurricane Gilbert (pictured)Read More

UGANDA: Stolen drugs recovered, CD4 machine found in bar

Dr. Ojera Jackson Abusu NEW VISION – On May 24, 2018, a suspected stolen CD4 machine was recovered in a bar in Kampala. It was in the process of being sold when HMU was tipped off and intercepted the transaction. Three people were yesterday arrested after the Health Monitoring Unit (HMU) investigative team discovered drugs and other medical supplies worth sh25m in a private home they occupied.According to a statement by Dr. Ojera Jackson Abusu, the director of HMU, the team received a tip off that the house, rented byRead More

The John W. Kluge Prize: Drawing on Jeffersonian Traditions — Library of Congress

The John W. Kluge Prize: Drawing on Jeffersonian Traditions By Wendi Maloney Published May 29, 2018 at 12:16PM This is a guest post by John Haskell, director of the Library’s John W. Kluge Center. The statues that look down on the Library’s Main Reading Room – there are 16 in total – were selected to represent the diverse traditions of knowledge. The Kluge Prize builds on this tradition of valuing all areas of human inquiry. Photo by Shawn Miller. After an extensive selection process, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden willRead More

UGANDA: Louis Armstrong – What a wonderful world WHEN GEN. IDDI AMIN…

When the trumpet wizard made his mark on Uganda When the trumpet wizard made his mark on Uganda Sunday December 11 2011 Advertisement By Bamuturaki Musinguzi During his famous second tour of Africa 51 years ago, the great jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, used his visit to Uganda to hit at the apartheid regime over a planned performance for whites only in South Africa. DAILY MONITOR published on December 11, 2011 Armstrong and the All Stars band performing During his famous second tour of Africa 51 years ago, the great jazzRead More

GMO: US approves Monsanto / Bayer merger – DO YOU WANT A PILL WITH THAT PESTICIDE?

RT – US approves merger of Bayer & Monsanto, paving way for world’s biggest agrochemical corporation The US Department of Justice has reached a settlement that would allow Bayer AG’s $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co, requiring the German company to sell $9 billion in agricultural assets first. Dying Californian takes Monsanto to court for hiding cancer-causing effect of Roundup weedkillerThe merger as initially proposed would have harmed consumers and farmers by eliminating competition, the DOJ said. However, the Trump administration is satisfied with the terms of the settlement announcedRead More

AFGHANISTAN: Taliban kills man who awarded Medal of Bravery to Trump

Medal of Bravery, from the people of Afghanistan to Donald Trump the U.S. President. (VOA/Courtesy of Kabul News) WASHINGTON (VOA) — An Afghan man, who awarded a Medal of Bravery to U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this year, has been killed by Taliban. Zabihullah Mujahid a Taliban spokesperson in a tweet Sunday took responsibility for the attack. “One of those criminals who had taken a medal to U.S. President Trump is killed in the blast in Logar. His name is Gul Nabi who had designed the medal.” Afghan officials criticizedRead More

UGANDA: On life presidency of Museveni, interesting news (scoop)

Our group #UgandaNewsBriefing is hearing.  Well. we kinda just got a scoop from Mbale. Apparently, the High Court in Mbale has ruled that the MPigs will not get their 7yr term in the defunct August House.  These illiterates who do do not read the constitution had taken it upon their selfies to demand that we cancel the elections of 2021.  Extending their greedy eating for 7 years.  These thugs wanted to remain in office such that our next elections would be held in 2023 instead of 2021.  But if youRead More

UGANDA: Hotly contested village election in Rukungiri – Updates

The people’s president Dr. Kizza Besigye (FDC) and dictator President Yoweri Museveni are going toe to toe in Rukungiri for their candidates. Let me give you the scoop. Our contacts on the ground for #UgandaNewsBriefing has been following. The ruling party NRM #alNakba occupation has deployed security all over the place. Those few who do not follow Uganda politics need to understand that the FDC boss Besigye hails from Rukungiri so the occupation NRM #alNakba must win this seat. No one is talking about their anthrax and cows dying withRead More