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Sunday, June 17th, 2018

 

Wikipedia article of the day for June 18, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 18, 2018 is Waterloo Medal (Pistrucci). A Waterloo Medal was designed by sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci. Commemorating the Battle of Waterloo (18 June 1815), the medal was commissioned by the British Government in 1819 on the instructions of George IV while Prince Regent; copies were to be presented to the victorious generals and to leaders of Britain’s allies. The Prince Regent and William Wellesley-Pole, Master of the Mint, had been impressed by Pistrucci’s models, and gave him the commission. Pistrucci fell from graceRead More


WORLD CUP 2018: Brazil 1-1 Switzerland: Swiss revival claims point against favorites Brazil

Get short URL / Reuters RT – A second-half equalizer from Steven Zuber canceled out a sensational first-half strike from Phillipe Coutinho as Brazil’s World Cup challenge stumbles at the first hurdle inside Rostov Arena. Brazil, hosts four years ago, piled on the pressure in the final minutes as Swiss ‘keeper Yann Sommer’s goal led a charmed life but Zuber’s 50th minute header from a Shaqiri corner was enough to rescue a famous point for the European side. Switzerland will count themselves as fortunate as Zuber appeared to push Brazilian defenderRead More


TRUMP: Trade tariffs – Chinese media in Trump ‘fools build walls’ jibe

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionSoybeans are among US exports to be hit by Chinese retaliatory tariffs BBC – Chinese media have mocked US President Donald Trump over plans to impose 25% tariffs on $50bn worth of Chinese goods, saying “wise men build bridges but fools build walls”. Mr Trump announced the tariffs on Friday, accusing Beijing of intellectual copyright theft. China retaliated, saying it would impose an additional 25% tariff on 659 US goods worth $50bn. Stock markets fell after the announcements amid fear of a trade war. The US hadRead More


UGANDA: Muks Steven has just added Agatliiko nfuufu Banakatemba bogedde ku mugeezi MC King Kong.Bukedde TV. [Muks Steven] video on Youtube

Agatliiko nfuufu Banakatemba bogedde ku mugeezi MC King Kong.Bukedde TV. [Muks Steven] #AgataliikoNfuufu ku #BukeddeTV banakatemba okuli #TaataSam , #MaamaSam , #MadratNeChiko nabalala bogedde ku #McKingKong kati omugeezi nti abadde musajja muyiya View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 17, 2018 at 04:27PM


UGANDA: NTVUganda has just added FUFA REGIONAL TOURNEY: Buganda edge Acholi 1-0 video on Youtube

FUFA REGIONAL TOURNEY: Buganda edge Acholi 1-0 Nicholas Sebwato’s goal was enough to give Buganda region a 1-0 win against Acholi in the FUFA Drum tournament in a game that was played in Mukono on Sunday. In the other game Busoga beat Sebei 4-0.We have the highlights Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 17, 2018 at 04:13PM


UGANDA: NBS TV Uganda has just added We Have Increased Salaries – Muhakanizi video on Youtube

We Have Increased Salaries – Muhakanizi The financial year 2017/18 was filled with numerous strikes over demands for salary increments stretching from the health sector, to the Judiciary, Education and then the local government. In a bid to avoid a repeat of the same this financial year, Ministry of finance confirms salary increments for various sectors with a promise to tackle those that have not been considered. View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 17, 2018 at 03:37PM


UGANDA: NBS TV Uganda has just added Wood-ball Federation to Mark Ten Years video on Youtube

Wood-ball Federation to Mark Ten Years On the 23rd of this month, the Uganda wood ball federation will celebrate ten years in Uganda. Among the festivities to mark the milestone, there will be several games played in various categories. View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 17, 2018 at 03:37PM


UGANDA: NBS TV Uganda has just added NBS Focal Point: Former Mauritius President Ameenah Hakim on African Challenges video on Youtube

NBS Focal Point: Former Mauritius President Ameenah Hakim on African Challenges From financial institutions to industrial products titans, large companies in mature markets are experimenting with the distributed ledger technology known as block chain. The technology is said to have penetrated Africa and is even already being operated in Uganda. Is block chain the silver bullet to African development? Canary Mugume talks to Ameenah Hakim, the 6th Mauritian president about the subject. View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 17, 2018 at 03:37PM


UGANDA: NTVUganda has just added RISE & FALL OF KAYIHURA PANORAMA video on Youtube

RISE & FALL OF KAYIHURA PANORAMA Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm View on YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: June 17, 2018 at 03:33PM


UGANDA in grip of violent crime wave as kidnappings, robberies, rape, murder skyrocket

“We have a very small elite in this country that owns almost everything. We have a group of people that have grown very wealthy over the last 20 to 30 years. At the same time this wealth has been thriving alongside unbelievable desperation in terms of economics.”The crime wave is similar to that experienced in other countries where inequality is a major problem, he said. Uganda in the grip of violent crime wave DW – An unprecedented wave of murders and kidnappings is robbing Ugandans of easy sleep and promptingRead More