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Justine Bagyenda

Why former BoU supervision director defied parliamentary probe Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | A sitting of the Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) which is probing Bank of Uganda’s dissolution of seven commercial over 23 years turned dramatic on Nov.20 when central bank officials contradicted …

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Parliament starts probe into exorbitant fees in Gov’t schools

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Education and Sports committee of Parliament has started hearing a petition challenging the exorbitant fees charged in government schools. In February 2017, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER), a Civil Society Organisation – CSO petitioned Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga protesting …

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Nigeria launches probe after plane overshoots runway

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s aviation authorities said Wednesday they had launched an investigation into how a passenger plane overshot the runway while landing in the southern city of Port Harcourt. The incident involving a Dana Air Boeing MD-83 jet happened at about 7:30 pm (1830 GMT) on Tuesday. …

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Bakabulindi grilled by the Land Probe Commission

Kampala,Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | State Minister for Sports Charles Bakabulindi has appeared before the Land Probe Commission to explain his involvement in the sale of Kololo SSS play field along Lugogo by pass in Kampala, to City Tycoon Sudhir Ruparellia. Recently Board Members of Kololo SSS appeared before the land …

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Potassium cyanide killed war criminal: Dutch prosecutors

The Hague, Netherlands | AFP | Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak likely died from heart failure after swallowing potassium cyanide, Dutch prosecutors said Friday, two days after his dramatic courtroom suicide in front of UN judges. “The preliminary results of the toxicological test showed that Mister Praljak had a …

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Marseille’s Evra charged by UEFA for kicking fan

Marseille, France | AFP |  Marseille’s Patrice Evra was handed an initial one-match ban by UEFA Friday prior to a disciplinary hearing following his sending-off for launching a karate-style kick at a fan’s head before a Europa League match against Vitoria Guimaraes. Marseille announced they had opened an inquiry after …

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