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Monday, July 8th, 2019


Trump ramping up criticisms of Fox, usually a friendly venue

President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the environment in the East Room of the White House, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) NEW YORK (Associated Press) — During a live segment on a cable news network, from a sports bar in France where patrons were celebrating the United States women’s World Cup Championship, a profane chant about President Donald Trump broke out. The First Viewer was not pleased. But the object of his ire was not CNN or MSNBC. It was his favorite outlet, FoxRead More

Wikipedia article of the day for July 9, 2019 Luftwaffe

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 9, 2019 is Luftwaffe. Vardar was the eventual name of a Sava-class river monitor, originally built for the Austro-Hungarian Navy as SMS Bosna, that went into service on 9 July 1915. During World War I she fought the Serbian Army, the Romanian Navy and Army, and the French Army. After briefly serving with the Hungarian People’s Republic at the end of the war, she was transferred to the newly created Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later Yugoslavia), and renamed Vardar. She remainedRead More

ISRAEL: Stateless Eritreans secretly moved to Uganda

Arrival. An International Organisation for Migration official attends to the migrants last year. Most of the refugees expelled from Israel are youth between 18 and 24 years.  By DAILY MONITOR Najjanankumbi, on the edge of the Kampala City, is a shabby suburb area dotted with desultory iron-roofed houses. But this suburb is a beautiful chaos that has warmly embraced Eritreans fleeing the rule of Afewerki. First, there were scores that directly relocated from Asmara and other Eritrean towns. Many were escaping harsh conditions and a clampdown on civil liberties byRead More

Sudan’s Military Council to Be Dissolved in Transition Deal

Sudanese people celebrate in the streets of Khartoum after ruling generals and protest leaders announced they have reached an agreement on the disputed issue of a new governing body on Friday, July 5, 2019. KHARTOUM (Associated Press) – Sudan’s top general says the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week. The military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed last week on a joint sovereign council that will rule forRead More

Chinese Firm, Engo, Sets Up Phone Manufacturing Plant in Uganda

Image Courtesy  By WEE TRACKER  In a bid to grab Uganda’s fast-growing phone market, a Chinese electronics firm, ENGO, has launched a phone manufacturing plant in Uganda, positioning itself in the country’s industrial sector to locally manufacture and assemble mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and computers. The entire project will cost $15.5 million over five years. In the initial year, it intends to have a production capacity of 1 million mobile phone gadgets which will be unveiled to the market before the close of 2019. Before qualified workers are trained on commercialRead More

Bosco Ntaganda – from bodyguard to a warlord

BOSCO NTAGANDA – FROM BODYGUARD TO A WARLORD Sunday, 1 September 2013 at 10:52  NRA IS CHASED OUT OF KISANGANI.Having succeeded in replacing Col. Edson Muzoora with Kazini’s puppet – Col. Sula Semakula, the stage was set for renewed clashes between RPA and NRA for the control of Kisangani. Kazini had mobilised all the necessary resources for the onslaught. Unknown to NRA, the RPA had superior intelligence about all details of NRA’s combat readiness. RPA’s intelligence gathering stretched right from the NRA’s Ordinance Depots, the army headquarters, the rearRead More

What about Bosco Ntaganda’s sponsors??

WHAT ABOUT BOSCO NTAGANDA’S SPONSORS?? Wednesday, 4 September 2013 GEN. KAYIHURA – ITURI’S LAST SUBSTITUTE! Following Tom Lubanga’s ultimatum, the NRA to left Bunia via Mahagi port. Rwanda’s RCD-Goma had taken upper hand in Ituri. They had been amassing troops and equipments using airfields located in Bule, Aboro Hills, Mongbwalu and Boga. They had taken controll of the militarily strategic Kanyabayonga from which a well dirrected artiller fire power can cause substancial damage hundreds of kilometres inside Uganda. The development came at a time when Museveni was alleging thatRead More

Why it is unfair to convict Bosco Ntaganda but not Museveni and company

WHY ITS UNFAIR TO CONVICT BOSCO NTAGANDA AND NOT MUSEVENI AND COMPANY Tuesday, 3 September 2013 at 05:50 NRA BREEDS ICC’S BOSCO NTAGANDA. Once the newly passed out RCD-ML rebels flown in from Kampala took charge of security in Bunia town, Prof. Wamba protested by mobilising his forces that included Ex-FAZ (Mobutu army). Bosco Ntaganda attacked and overwhelmed Prof. Wamba’s forces though with heavy losses on both sides. Civilian casualties and destruction of property was high. Prof. Wamba was only saved from being killed by Col. Charles Angina whoRead More

LDUs enter political battlefield as Besigye cries for freedom

By EDGE.UG On Sunday,  FDC and People’s Government officials visited the home of Late Salim Angoliga at Awupi village, Yumbe district, to pay their respects to the departed former Secretary for Defence and Internal Affairs amid heavy police presence. President Kizza Besigye, FDC President Patrick Oboi Amuriat, Obongi County MP Fungaroo Hassan Kaps and National Mobiliser Ingrid Turinawe joined FDC leaders from Moyo, Yumbe, Arua and Koboko to condole with the bereaved family. Angoliga died in December 2018 after months illness where he underwent several medical operations at Nsambya Hospital.Read More

Is Uganda’s rising public debt worth it?

Engineering works at the 600MW Karuma hydropower plant. The project is estimated to cost $1.4 billion. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By THE EASTAFRICAN Uganda’s public debt is projected to reach $18 billion —or more than 50 per cent of the country’s GDP — by the end of financial year 2022/23, according to economists, with critics questioning the returns on investment in large infrastructure projects and spikes in domestic government borrowing. The total debt portfolio of Uganda by end of June 2017 amounted to some $9.4 billion orRead More