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Age Limit appeal quashed 4-3

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Supreme Court has quashed the age limit appeal and has maintained the Constitutional Court’s decision to lift the age limit for presidential candidates. The seven member panel of Supreme Court judges  quashed the consolidated presidential age limit appeal in a 4-3 verdict. Four …

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Inside the ransom business

Why kidnapping rarely pays | ANJA SHORTLAND | A kidnapper’s phone call announcing that a family member or employee has been abducted is the stuff of nightmares – as is the eye-watering ransom demand that often accompanies this news. How should you respond? Most kidnappings take place in countries where …

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Kidnap in the park

American tourist rescued; experts call for Crisis Management Unit Kampala, Uganda | RONALD MUSOKE | The kidnap of an American tourist and a guide in the Queen Elizabeth National Park in early April spread jitters across Uganda’s tourism industry. Kimberley Sue Endecott, was one of three guests on an evening …

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