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Was Uganda’s moral crusader Fr Lokodo ex-communicated?

Kotido, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Just hours after the death of Father Simon Lokodo, the former Minister for Ethics, there was a discussion online over whether he had actually been excommunicated from the Catholic Church after he joined politics. Lokodo, 64, died suddenly on Saturday while in Geneva, Switzerland, …

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US urges probe into alleged ethics breach by African Development Bank

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | AFP | The US Department of the Treasury has called on the African Development Bank (AfDB) to carry out an independent probe into alleged ethics breaches by its president, Akinwumi Adesina. In a letter obtained by AFP on Monday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed “deep reservations” about the outcome of …

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Performing artists petition Kadaga over new Legislation

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The Federation of Performing Artists of Uganda (FPAU) has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga challenging the proposed regulations to guide the entertainment industry. The proposed regulations require artists to register with the Gender Ministry, submit lyrics for their songs and scripts for …

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UMI designs training modules on Ethics and Integrity

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda Management Institute-UMI is designing training modules for addressing poor work ethics, rampant corruption and accountability issues in civil service in Uganda. The training modules will also address concerns of integrity, efficacy and commitment of civil servants in fostering national development. The UMI Vice Chancellor, …

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Tanzanian newspaper suspended for ‘insulting president’

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  An independent Tanzanian newspaper has been suspended for two years, a government spokesman said Tuesday, accusing the publication of sedition and endangering national security. The critical Mwanahalisi newspaper was shut after publishing a letter on Monday from a reader containing “insults” against President John Magufuli …

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Poll reveals ethics deficit

By The Independent Team Davos World Economic Forum 2010 In order to develop a deeper understanding of the nuances of public opinion on the topic of values the World Economic Forum carried out a unique new poll over Facebook. Below are the most salient findings from each question. Question 1: …

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