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BUSINESS: Binance Opens Its First Crypto-Fiat Exchange in Uganda – AS GOVT SHUTS OFF INTERNET

Binance Opens Its First Crypto-Fiat Exchange in Uganda COINDESK.COM – The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange has just launched a fiat trading pair in Uganda. Binance, the largest exchange by volume according to CoinMarketCap, announced Thursday that it was starting a fiat-crypto trading pair with the Uganda shilling. Moreover, the company also announced its first fiat crypto exchange in the nation, called Binance Uganda, according to a statement. The exchange will charge zero trading fees when it comes online, though Binance declined to state when that would be. However, the firstRead More


UGANDA: Fight the social media tax or lose

I stand with all Ugandans who want to fight against the NRM #alNakba occupation of taking us off social media. For this reason, since most of my posts are automated, I am turning off all news feeds so that we go dark. I will continue publishing on the two blogs and the news site. https://ift.tt/2hq09gzhttps://ift.tt/2oArJuJwww.perilofafrica.com This is the last message from Martha Leah Nangalama. FIGHT THE SYSTEM. For my friends on WhatsApp, and the groups, I shall not post in those groups anymore. It is not because I do notRead More


AFRICA: Why has China invited African army chiefs to Beijing?

China wants to redefine its military engagement in Africa and has invited military officials from across the continent to Beijing to explore new forms of strategic cooperation. DW – China’s economic influence as an investor and trade partner continues to grow in Africa and new strategies are being discussed to ensure the security of Chinese business interests and investments. Emphasizing Beijing’s strategic interest in Africa, China’s Ministry of National Defense invited high-ranking military representatives from 50 African countries to the first China-Africa Defense and Security Forum. The forum began onRead More


Wikipedia’s Article of the Day July 1, 2018: Westminster Assembly

Westminster Assembly The Westminster Assembly (1 July 1643 – 1653) was a council of theologians and members of the English Parliament appointed to restructure the Church of England. As many as 121 ministers were called to the Assembly, with 19 replacements added later.  The Assembly worked in the Reformed Protestant theological tradition, also known as Calvinism. It produced new standards for church governance, a Confession of Faith or statement of belief, two catechisms or manuals for religious instruction, and a liturgical manual, the Directory for Public Worship, for the ChurchRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for July 1, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 1, 2018 is Westminster Assembly. The Westminster Assembly (1 July 1643 – 1653) was a council of theologians and members of the English Parliament appointed to restructure the Church of England. As many as 121 ministers were called to the Assembly, with 19 replacements added later. The Assembly worked in the Reformed Protestant theological tradition, also known as Calvinism. It produced new standards for church governance, a Confession of Faith or statement of belief, two catechisms or manuals for religious instruction, andRead More


WORLD CUP 2018: Uruguay 2-1 Portugal: Ronaldo & Portugal sent packing by coruscating Cavani brace

Get short URL © Jorge Silva / Reuters RT – A sublime brace from Edinson Cavani was enough to sink Portugal in a pulsating last 16 clash in Sochi and dash Cristiano Ronaldo’s dreams of clinching an elusive World Cup. The Uruguay frontman’s early opener was a goal good enough to win any game. A move he started with an exceptional 40-yard cross-field pass to strike partner Luis Suarez, he finished with an equally impressive dive to meet Suarez’s return at the far post. The forwards’ eventual winner was another stunningRead More


UGANDA: Does Museveni have monopoly of smuggling arms to fight military dictatorships?

DOES MUSEVENI’ HAVE THE MONOPOLY OF SMUGGLING IN ARMS TO FIGHT MILITARY DICTATORSHIPS? “In 1972 I went through this border post of Horohoro with seven guns that I was smuggling to Uganda during the regime of Iddi Amin”. Museveni at Tanga in Tanzania during the launch of the Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline – August 2018. “I was smuggling weapons through this border here, you should have scanners. We shall have a Lake Victoria monitoring plan too.” Museveni, at the launch of a One Stop Border at Busia – August 2017. “LakesRead More


UGANDA: Does Museveni have monopoly of smuggling arms to fight military dictatorships?

DOES MUSEVENI’ HAVE THE MONOPOLY OF SMUGGLING IN ARMS TO FIGHT MILITARY DICTATORSHIPS? “In 1972 I went through this border post of Horohoro with seven guns that I was smuggling to Uganda during the regime of Iddi Amin”. Museveni at Tanga in Tanzania during the launch of the Hoima-Tanga oil pipeline – August 2018. “I was smuggling weapons through this border here, you should have scanners. We shall have a Lake Victoria monitoring plan too.” Museveni, at the launch of a One Stop Border at Busia – August 2017. “LakesRead More


UGANDA: Highlights of discussions in UK on Uganda and Museveni

Intelligent Discourse INTELLIGENT DISCOURSE ON AFRICA, ITS DIASPORA, WITH BIAS TO UGANDANS AT HOME AND DIASPORA SATURDAY, JUNE 30TH, 2018| Peter Herbert OBE discussing racial bias in Britain’s Criminal Justice System. Betty Nambooze Torture: Boris Johnson (Britain’s Secretary of State) receives complaint letter. Boris Johnson the UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Affairs has received a complaint letter of the torture of Ugandan MP Betty Nambooze. Betty Nambooze MP Mukono County (courtesy photo) British Member of Parliament Dr. Paul Williams (MP Stockton South) who gained recognition amongRead More


UGANDA: Museveni dupes his MPigs on military guards

MUSEVENI DUPES HIS M.PIGS ON MILITARY GUARDS “Collective security is better than individualized security of single body guards, sitting in the same vehicle with the principal……… as you can see in the case of Kaweesi and Abiriga, sitting with bodyguards (even if they are many) in a single soft skin vehicle, of whatever type, is not a solution. The enemy can by surprise attack all of you, without giving you a chance to respond.” Museveni’s message following the killing of Hon. Abriga – 10th June, 2018. Two weeks later whenRead More