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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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Elon Musk now owns Twitter

San Francisco, U.S. | THE INDEPENDENT | The Twitter, Inc. will take an offer of $44billion from billionaire, Tesla CEO Elon Musk. He will buy the social media company and make it private, it was confirmed on Monday. “Free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy, and Twitter is the …

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LOP Mpuuga hosts US diplomats over human rights violations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Leader of the Opposition (LOP) Mathias Mpuuga has held discussions with the visit United States Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Lisa Peterson over the human rights situation in the country. Peterson is leading a delegation from the US Department of …

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