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Burundi warns against execution investigations at ICC

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Burundi’s Attorney General has called on families of victims of alleged extrajudicial executions to provide evidence for investigations, warning them not to submit it to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Top government lawyer Valentin Bagorikunda claimed that evidence submitted to the ICC or the United …

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Uganda court upholds Museveni election win

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Ugandan judges dismissed Thursday a legal challenge to President Yoweri Museveni’s fifth-term election victory last month, which sparked claims of foul play. “The Election Commission nominated Museveni lawfully in accordance with the Presidential Elections Act,” Chief Justice Bart Katureebe said as he read the ruling …

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New water plant to boost Kigali water need by 82%

Kigali, Rwanda | President Kagame today inaugurated the Nzove water treatment plant located in Nzove sector, Kigali city, which will significantly increase water quantity and quality in the country, at a lower cost compared to other projects of its kind. In his inauguration speech, President Kagame called on leaders to …

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Itorero: Kagame urges leaders to take training seriously

Kigali, Rwanda | “Trainings like this one are aimed at discouraging the culture of routine. People should not consider these trainings as routine events,” said President Kagame as he presided over the closing of a two -week induction training (Itorero) for newly elected District Councillors and District Executive Secretaries. “The …

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Kenya Airways to cut up to 600 jobs

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP Kenya Airways, the east African country’s struggling national airline, is to cut up to 600 jobs as part of a bid to achieve $200 million in savings, the airline said Thursday. The reductions at the airline, partly owned by the government as well as Air France …

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The Uganda Elections Petition judgment

THE DECISION OF THE COURT Having made due inquiry into the petition and on the basis of our findings set out in the judgment: 1) We hereby declare that the 1st respondent was validly elected as President in accordance with Article 104 of the Constitution and section 59 of the …

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