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LIVE: Bobi Wine bail hearing via video link

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine’s bail application is today being conducted via the video conferencing system between Buganda Road Court and Luzira Prison. Kyagulanyi was arrested from Mulago roundabout on April 29th as he was heading to the CID headquarters in Kibuli to …

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Children and violent films

Watching violence on screens makes children more emotionally distressed Kampala, Uganda | CAROLINE FITZPATRICK | Researcher at Concordia’s PERFORM center and Assistant Professor of Psychology, Université Sainte-Anne Children today can access media through both traditional devices, like televisions, and portable devices like laptops and tablets. With more access, children are …

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Britain plays down row with Trump over anti-Muslim tweets

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The British government sought Thursday to play down an extraordinary row with US President Donald Trump after he castigated Prime Minister Theresa May for rebuking him over anti-Muslim tweets, even as individual politicians expressed outrage. Plunging headlong into a high-profile spat with one of America’s …

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Facebook rolls out video shows, in new challenge

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Facebook is rolling out a new video service offering professionally produced shows in a challenge to rivals such as YouTube, and potentially to streaming providers like Netflix. The Facebook service called Watch will include a range of shows, from reality to comedy to live …

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VIDEO: Museveni lashes at clergy

VIDEO: Museveni Lashes At Clergy Kampala, Uganda | NBS TV | Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has taken a swipe at religious leaders for what he described as neglecting the core issues affecting people like climate emanating from human activities and concentrate on politics. The President made the attack on the …

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Kenya probes ‘cold-blooded’ police killing

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s police chief Saturday ordered an investigation after a video circulated on social media showing a police officer killing a disarmed man in cold blood in front of a crowd of onlookers in Nairobi. “I have ordered thorough investigations on the shooting incident that occurred in …

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VIDEO: No budget without LC elections money – Ugandan MPs

VIDEO: A section of Members of Parliament vow not to pass the budget for the financial year 2017-2018, if government doesn’t allocate money for the LC 1 and 2 elections that had been scheduled for January this year. Legislators also expressed dissatisfaction, saying government was breaching the constitution for  by not conducting …

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Under pressure DR Congo govt vows to stem violence

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government, under pressure to act after months of violence in the south, on Sunday vowed to move away from a solely military solution. Interior Minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadari told reporters: “The state is envisaging political, traditional and humanitarian solutions …

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VIDEO: DPP warns Besigye on plans to skip court

VIDEO: If Col DR. Kizza Besigye absconds court as he has been threatening, he will face the wrath of the judiciary, says the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) Mike Chibita. Chibita warned the former presidential aspirant against defying the court process. Earlier this week, Besigye threatened to abscond court proceedings …

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