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Guinea president confirms February 4 local elections

Conakry, Guinea | AFP | President Alpha Conde of Guinea has given the green light for local elections to be held on February 4, 2018, the first such vote for the country’s 342 voting districts since 2005. Conde signed a decree released late on Monday that notified the National Independent Electoral …

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THIS WEEK: Government requests to borrow as parliament resumes

THIS WEEK: Government requests to borrow as parliament resumes Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Plenary resumed on Nov.28 after members of parliament returned from their constituencies where they had been consulting their voters on the proposed constitutional amendment bill to remove presidential age limits from the current 35 to 75 …

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Gov’t ordered to produce missing four Kaweesi suspects

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Kampala High Court’s Civil Division Head, Justice Stephen Musota Wednesday ordered Government to produce four missing Kaweesi suspects who were recently arrested by security operatives, after being granted bail by Nakawa Magistrate Court. This follows an application presented to Court on Tuesday by their relatives …

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BOOK: Museveni doesn’t understand democracy

  A rights activist view on the tension between the government and NGOs Kampala, Uganda | FLAVIA NASSAKA | The government’s renewed determination to tightly monitor Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Uganda is meant to stifle other than enable civil society organisations do their work. The NGO Act passed in 2016 just …

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COMMENT: Promoting local industries

After reversing the deplorable state of the economy, the government needs to support local businesses COMMENT | Martin F. Kyeyune | Manufacturing existed in Africa before the colonial rule. Africa made a wide range of essential goods it consumed, including food (this involved food preservation), shelter (involved the use of timber, …

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