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Handshakes that shook the world

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | When the leaders of North and South Korea reached across the Military Demarcation Line to shake hands on Friday, they symbolically — if fleetingly — united a peninsula that has been divided for decades. The handshake between the two leaders marked the latest milestone …

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Conte stirs Mourinho feud with handshake snub

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea manager Antonio Conte stirred up his feud with Jose Mourinho by ignoring the Manchester United boss at the end of his side’s vital 1-0 victory on Sunday. Conte and Mourinho have traded barbs on several occasions this season and only this week the Italian …

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Katuntu Committee recommends refund of sh6bn ‘Presidential Handshake’

I suggest that on top of refunding the money, the Presidential Handshake beneficiaries each make a public apology – Anna Adeke Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda’s Parliament has overwhelmingly approved recommendations from its Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises requiring 42 public officials to refund Ushs 6 billion shared out …

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HANDSHAKE: Macron unshaken by Trump power grip

Brussels, Belgium | AFP |  Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with US counterpart Donald Trump Thursday. Former reality TV star Trump is known to make visitors flinch with a strong …

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OIL: Museveni talks tough on presidential handshake money

Whoever breached the law in the six billion shilling oil cash payout must face the law – Museveni The chairperson of Uganda’s  parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE)  Abdu Katuntu has said President Yoweri Museveni wants the solicitor General to account for sh5.6 billion supposed to have …

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VIDEO: Kagina, Musisi appear before COSASE

VIDEO: Beneficiaries of the presidential hand shake bonanza including UNRA Boss Allen Kagina, KCCA ED Jennifer Musisi and the former Energy PS Kabagambe Kaliisa have denied ever asking for a reward from President Yoweri Museveni as earlier alleged by the movers of the motion. They say, although President Yoweri Museveni didn’t …

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COSASE wants ruling that led to Presidential Handshake

The Parliamentary committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises has ordered the Solicitor General Francis Atooke to hand in all court documents relating to the judgment ruling and award of the Capital Gains Tax Case (CGT) against Heritage Oil and Gas in London. This comes after Uganda Revenue Authority …

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Drama as Sabiiti lawyers apologize for ‘stupid’ court order

The lawyer representing a petitioner who sought to stop discussion on the sh6 billion cash awarded to a number of selected public servants has apologized to Uganda’s parliament for the issuance of a court order, which stalled government business. “The speaker’s ruling, which is as a result of the court …

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