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Thursday, July 18th, 2019

 

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time. The report, and others written by Uganda’s Health Ministry and published as daily updates by the WHO’s Africa office, detailed the case of a Congolese fishmonger who died of Ebola after going to Uganda and vomiting four times. Thursday’s report said the woman was suspected of going to the Congolese city of Goma and then intoRead More


WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spread to that country for the first time. The report, and others written by Uganda’s Health Ministry and published as daily updates by the WHO’s Africa office, detailed the case of a Congolese fishmonger who died of Ebola after going to Uganda and vomiting four times. Thursday’s report said the woman was suspected of going to the Congolese city of Goma and then intoRead More


Trump disavows ‘send her back’ rally chant, many Republicans alarmed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters’ chants of “send her back” at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign. Omar shot back that Trump was “spewing fascist ideology,” and Republicans expressed alarm that the inflammatory chant, building off of provocative tweets and statements by Trump, might become a theme of his 2020 re-election campaign. “We cannot be defined by this,” said conservative Representative Mark Walker,Read More


ICC confirms charges against Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen

Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan commander in warlord Joseph Kony’s feared militia, waiting for the start of court procedures at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on January 26, 2015. The Appeals Chamber has thrown out his appeal against the charges he is facing. PHOTO | AFP  By DAILY NATION The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Appeals Chamber has confirmed the charges against Ugandan rebel leader Dominic Ongwen, dismissing his challenge of the case. The decision on Wednesday means Ongwen will stand trial for seventy counts, plus other additional chargesRead More


ICC confirms charges against Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen

Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan commander in warlord Joseph Kony’s feared militia, waiting for the start of court procedures at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on January 26, 2015. The Appeals Chamber has thrown out his appeal against the charges he is facing. PHOTO | AFP  By DAILY NATION The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Appeals Chamber has confirmed the charges against Ugandan rebel leader Dominic Ongwen, dismissing his challenge of the case. The decision on Wednesday means Ongwen will stand trial for seventy counts, plus other additional chargesRead More


ICC confirms charges against Ugandan rebel Dominic Ongwen

Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan commander in warlord Joseph Kony’s feared militia, waiting for the start of court procedures at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on January 26, 2015. The Appeals Chamber has thrown out his appeal against the charges he is facing. PHOTO | AFP  By DAILY NATION The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Appeals Chamber has confirmed the charges against Ugandan rebel leader Dominic Ongwen, dismissing his challenge of the case. The decision on Wednesday means Ongwen will stand trial for seventy counts, plus other additional chargesRead More


US preparing to send hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions

Zarif: Start a war with Iran and we will end it By  CNN Washington (CNN)The Trump administration is reinforcing its controversial military relationship with Saudi Arabia by preparing to send hundreds of troops to the country amid increasing tensions with Iran. Five-hundred troops are expected to go to the Prince Sultan Air Base, located in a desert area east of the Saudi capital of Riyadh, according to US two defense officials. A small number of troops and support personnel are already on site with initial preparations being made for a PatriotRead More


NTVUganda has added $100M earmarked for four industrial parks video

$100M earmarked for four industrial parks Government through the Uganda Electricity Transmission company is to complete a US100m dollar project by end of 2019 to build four electricity sub stations in four industrial parks including Mukono and Namanve. The substations will also prepare consumption of power from Karuma when it comes online. #NTVNews 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 18, 2019 at 03:30PM


NTVUganda has added Uganda yet to pledge transparency in minerals sector video

Uganda yet to pledge transparency in minerals sector The Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development says that Uganda will formally sign on to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiatives EITI by end of this October. Saul Ongaria, a Senior Economist in the Ministry of Finance, says the global index used to monitor mineral resourced countries, could also strengthen Uganda’s tax collection. #NTVNews 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)Read More


NTVUganda has added FUFA President, Magogo to serve on CAF Executive for four years video

FUFA President, Magogo to serve on CAF Executive for four years FUFA President Moses Magogo has been voted on the Caf executive. This after ballots were cast at the 41st Caf Ordinary General Assembly in the Egyptian capital of Cairo. Magogo, who was previously a co-opted Caf executive committee member, could not hide his joy after tying down full status at the expense of Tanzania’s Leodegar Tenga. #NTVNews 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 –Read More