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Thursday, August 8th, 2019

 

UGANDA: Israel’s Cyber-spy Industry Helps World Dictators (LONG READ)

Mexican human rights activist Santiago Aguirre, left, and colleague Mario Patron. Centro Prodh Revealed: Israel’s Cyber-spy Industry Helps World Dictators Hunt Dissidents and Gays Haaretz investigation spanning 100 sources in 15 countries reveals Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians. Dictators around the world – even in countries with no formal ties to Israel – use them eavesdrop on human rights activists, monitor emails, hack into apps and record conversations By Hagar Shezaf and Jonathan Jacobson Oct 20, 2018, HAARETZ During the summer of 2016, Santiago Aguirre divided hisRead More


UGANDA: Israel’s Cyber-spy Industry Helps World Dictators (LONG READ)

Mexican human rights activist Santiago Aguirre, left, and colleague Mario Patron. Centro Prodh Revealed: Israel’s Cyber-spy Industry Helps World Dictators Hunt Dissidents and Gays Haaretz investigation spanning 100 sources in 15 countries reveals Israel has become a leading exporter of tools for spying on civilians. Dictators around the world – even in countries with no formal ties to Israel – use them eavesdrop on human rights activists, monitor emails, hack into apps and record conversations By Hagar Shezaf and Jonathan Jacobson Oct 20, 2018, HAARETZ During the summer of 2016, Santiago Aguirre divided hisRead More


Uganda to register, monitor social media influencers

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Influencers on Ugandan social media and others with large, commercialized online followings must henceforth register their activities for monitoring by the state, the country’s communications regulator said on Thursday. Authorities say the scheme, which also levies a $20 fee, is designed to clamp down on immoral or prejudiced content. Critics view it as part of an escalating campaign by President Yoweri Museveni to suppress online content disapproving of him and his government. Last week, university lecturer and social researcher Stella Nyanzi was jailed for 18 months onRead More


Uganda Plans $813 Million Industrial Investment in Next Decade

By BLOOMBERG State plans to raise UDC’s capital to 500 billion shillings Company plans investment in services, mining and agriculture Uganda plans to invest as much as 3 trillion shillings ($813 million) during the next decade through a state-owned investment company to unlock industrial investment in areas that currently attract the least private-sector interest. Uganda Development Corp. is already in agricultural manufacturing and wants to venture into services and mineral processing, Chief Executive Officer Patrick Birungi said Tuesday in an interview in the capital, Kampala. In addition to a hotel,Read More


NTVUganda has added Making sense of what caused Ziggy Wine’s death video

Making sense of what caused Ziggy Wine’s death Law enforcement officials and politicians are still trying to make sense of what led to the death of singer Micheal Alinda, also known as Ziggy Wyne. The public and Alinda’s family is consumed with feelings of confusion, shock and loss even as theories continue to be advanced. The initial theory was that Ziggy Wyne was murdered, but police dismissed this and showed that there had been a traffic accident. #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us onRead More


Pei Luo – Watoto Children’s Choir (from Uganda)

Pei Luo – Watoto Children’s Choir (from Uganda) Concert In Cleveland, OH June 15, 2019 —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: August 08, 2019 at 10:12AM


Endongo ya Yezu by Fr. Anthony Musaala.DAT

Endongo ya Yezu by Fr. Anthony Musaala.DAT —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: August 08, 2019 at 09:57AM


Watoto Children’s Choir | Paki Rwoth

Watoto Children’s Choir | Paki Rwoth Watoto Children’s Choir gives an energetic performance of “Paki Rwoth” — Recorded Live at Springs Church in Canada —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: August 08, 2019 at 09:52AM


UGANDA: Unemployed youth looking for opportunities, buy paper & pen – @LokomoPeter @RugyendoQuotes

It came as a shock to me recently when people privately contacted me asking me to give them the information they had seen posted on social media. 1. You posted some scholarships, I lost the information.  Send them here (WhatsApp). 2. You shared a sample CV but I did not make notes.  Give it to me here (WhatsApp). 3. You shared information about immigration to Canada but I did not write the link down, I want it now (Facebook). ==== In the first place, we are not on social mediaRead More


Today in History – August 8 — Library of Congress

Today in History – August 8 Journalist, short-story writer, and novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was born on August 8, 1896, in Washington, D.C. Continue reading. Click here to search Today in History for other historic moments. Read more on https://loc.gov Today in History – August 8 —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: August 08, 2019 at 09:06AM