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MPs pay glowing tribute to veteran Paul Ssemogerere

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has paid tribute to the late Dr Paul Kawanga Ssemogerere, a veteran politician, praising him for his unincumbered service and advocacy for democracy in the country. Ssemogerere died on Friday 18, November 2022 aged 90 years at his home in Lubaga, a suburb of Kampala. …

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U.S. democracy is the height of hypocrisy

United States is gearing up for the mid-term elections Beijing, China | Xinhua | Democrats are funding Republican primaries to try to nominate more potentially beatable candidates. Republicans are transporting migrants to Democratic-led cities in protest over immigration policy. Both parties are busy gerrymandering to get an upper hand. Former President Donald …

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Biden says not consider Trump supporters as threat

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden said Friday that he does not consider supporters of former President Donald Trump to be a “threat.” Biden made the clarification after a nationally televised speech in which he referred to “MAGA Republicans” — those who support Trump — as a threat …

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Civil society actors worried as DGF project nears end

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Civil society actors are operating in uncertainty of their future as the deadline for the Democratic Governance Facility-DGF to wind down its operations in Uganda draws closer. The facility, a pool of funds from different international donors is the major funder of over 60 Non-Governmental Organisations-NGOs, …

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Tayebwa, Ghana Deputy Speaker discuss legislative practices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Deputy Speaker, Thomas Tayebwa and the First Deputy Speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu have deliberated on parliamentary practices of the two countries and made commitments for working relations. The two made these commitments when the Ghanaian First Deputy Speaker paid a courtesy call …

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Global forum tipped on people-centered democracy

Beijing, China | THE INDEPENDENT | The global community has been challenged to practice mutual respect, and uphold harmonious co-existence between communities with diverse social systems, ideologies, cultures, histories and development levels. Crispin Kaheru, a member of the Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC), made this call in remarks he made at …

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