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UGANDA: NTVUganda has added AGE LIMIT PETITION RULING: Justices; Kenneth Kakuru, Remmy Kasule and Alphonse Owiny-Dollo video

AGE LIMIT PETITION RULING: Justices; Kenneth Kakuru, Remmy Kasule and Alphonse Owiny-Dollo 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 —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 26, 2018 at 08:32PM


Wikipedia article of the day for July 27, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 27, 2018 is Ride the Lightning. Ride the Lightning is the second studio album by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was produced by Flemming Rasmussen in Copenhagen, Denmark, and released on July 27, 1984, by the independent record label Megaforce Records. Rooted in the thrash metal genre, the album showcased bassist Cliff Burton’s songwriting and the band’s musical growth and lyrical sophistication, with acoustic guitars, extended instrumentals, and complex harmonies. Music critics considered the album a more ambitious effort than itsRead More


LAND GRABBING: Myanmar Legacy of Land Confiscations by Military Persists – SOUNDS LIKE UGANDA

FILE – Villagers rally against land seizures for a copper mine project at Lapdaung Hill, in Sarlingyi township, Myanmar, March 13, 2013. YANGON, MYANMAR (VO) — Almost 20 years ago, Thein Win had four hectares of his land seized by the military in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Delta, an area that once exported so much paddy around the world it was referred to as the “rice bowl” of Asia. Rice exports have dropped significantly since that time, partly because of the land confiscations that Thein Win experienced, and which were rampant during decadesRead More


UGANDA: Court OKs Constitutional Changes to Scrap Presidential Age Cap

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan. 28, 2018. KAMPALA (Reuters) — A Ugandan court on Thursday validated constitutional changes that removed the 75-year presidential age limit, a ruling that would potentially allow President Yoweri Museveni to extend his three-decade rule. Three of the five judges endorsed the Ugandan parliament decision in December last year to scrap the age cap that drew criticism from opposition parties that theRead More


UGANDA: Parliament and the judiciary are responsible for the upcoming bloodshed

PARLIAMENT AND THE JUDICIARY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COMING BLOODSHED IN THE COUNTRY NATHAN SPAN – Access to justice is critical in Ensuring the rule of law in the country. These two branches of government are supposed to ensure that the stability of a nation is paramount to the stability of Museveni’s power and political beliefs and in that both arms of the government have encouraged bloodshed as the only means of changing the regime. Most of the judges upheld the age limit amendments as it was constitutional but annulledRead More


TRUMP: Lawyer who met Trump Jr. tied to Russian officials – Emails

LONDON (AP) — The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump’s presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. Scores of emails, transcripts and legal documents paint a portrait of Natalia Veselnitskaya as a well-connected attorney who served as a ghostwriter for top Russian government lawyers and received assistance from senior Interior Ministry personnel in a case involving a key client. The data was obtained through Russian opposition figureRead More


SOUTH SUDAN spends $16m on cars for MPs

Parliamentarians agreed to extend President Salva Kiir’s term to 2021 earlier this month BBC – South Sudan’s 400 MPs have received a government loan of $40,000 (£30,300) each to buy cars for themselves, causing public anger. A presidential spokesman defended the $16m expenditure, saying MPs could not be expected to “use motorbikes”. Critics have accused the government of rewarding MPs two weeks after they voted to extend President Salva Kiir’s term to 2021. The government says elections cannot be held because of the ongoing civil war. More than half SouthRead More


BUSINESS: The Latest: Facebook market value plunges $119 billion – HOW IS THAT EVEN POSSIBLE?

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Facebook’s release of user growth and expectations for the company ahead (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The 19 percent loss in Facebook’s stock chopped $119 billion off its market value. It was the company’s worst trading day since going public in 2012, and among the biggest one-day losses of market value in U.S. stock market history. The loss came a day after Facebook revealed that its user base and revenue grew more slowly than expected in the second quarter asRead More


TRUMP: House Speaker Ryan opposes Rosenstein impeachment try, likely dooming it

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he doesn’t support an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, likely dooming the endeavor and easing a months-long standoff between House Republicans and the Justice Department. Ryan said the tussle over document requests between congressional Republicans and Rosenstein, who oversees the federal Trump-Russia investigation, doesn’t rise to the level of “high crimes and misdemeanors” that could warrant impeachment under the Constitution. “I don’t think we should be cavalier with this process or withRead More


TRUMP: House Speaker Ryan opposes Rosenstein impeachment try, likely dooming it

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he doesn’t support an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, likely dooming the endeavor and easing a months-long standoff between House Republicans and the Justice Department. Ryan said the tussle over document requests between congressional Republicans and Rosenstein, who oversees the federal Trump-Russia investigation, doesn’t rise to the level of “high crimes and misdemeanors” that could warrant impeachment under the Constitution. “I don’t think we should be cavalier with this process or withRead More