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Kampala Geopolitics conference set to hold 5th edition

Kampala, Uganda | Patricia Akankwatsa | Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), Makerere University, UN Women, Alliance Française Kampala, and the Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS) are delighted to announce that the 5th edition of the Kampala Geopolitics Conference will commence next week on 15th – 16th November at the Makerere University Auditorium. The …

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ICC tasked to review processes in trial of African heads of states

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The International Criminal Court (ICC) has been tasked to review trials of sitting heads of state and investigations processes. This came up during discussions on the ICC and Africa, a complicated relationship at the Geopolitics Conference at Makerere University. Speaking at the conference, Linda …

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China loans: Quality of negotiation from Africa is very Poor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  African States have been told to improve on the quality of their negotiation towards China Financing for infrastructural projects. China is a major donor to African states, but many are worried that the mountains of cash for infrastructure development might actually end up as a …

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Gov’t asked to support vocational training

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The government has been asked to make vocational training more attractive to the young people. Ingo Badoreck, the former Director of the German Chamber of Commerce in Kenya has said. Ingo says African economies and Uganda, in particular, require a strong base of people …

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Uganda hailed for allowing open discussions on peoples grievances

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda has been praised for allowing open discussions among the public on matters that affect them, compared to several countries that freedoms of speech have been heavily restricted.  Professor Melina Platas Izama, of the New York University-Abu Dhabi, says there are more active discussions and …

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How students exhibition left Makerere freedom square bruised

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Freedom Square, which was once a perfectly green field is now riddled with large patches of mud, coursed through by tire tracks, following the Friday 11th economics exhibition. The Square remained littered with sheer amounts of disposables from the same event till this week when …

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