Bobi Wine and other co-accused appear in court

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Gulu grade one magistrate, Isaac Imoran Kintu, has adjourned hearing of the treason case against Kyadondo East MP, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, and co-accused to March 19, 2019 This was after prosecution told court that investigations into the matter were still ongoing Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine together with Arua Municipality MP and 32 others, today appeared before the Gulu Grade One magistrate The accused were arrested in August last year, on allegations that they were involved in the election-related fracas in Arua that resulted into damage on a vehicle…

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UTB gets new executive Officer

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Ms Lilly Ajarova has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB). Ms Ajarova, who has been the executive director of the Chimpanzee Sanctuary and Wildlife Conservation Trust, replaces Mr Stephen Asiimwe who served the agency for about seven years. UTB is the government agency responsible for promotion and marketing of the country as the preferred tourism destination. Mr Asiimwe recently resigned to pursue further studies. The State Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities, Mr Kiwanda Godfrey Ssubi also announced the appointment of Mr Ochieng…

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“You Usurped BoU Lawyers’ Powers”, Justine Bagyenda accused

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The former Central Bank Executive Director in charge of Supervision Justine Bagyenda has been accused of usurping the powers of the Legal Department, in her ploy to sell off Crane Bank Limited. The accusation came after reports that Bagyenda engaged external lawyers from MMAKs Advocates to offer financial advisory services on the closure of Crane Bank Limited without the involvement of the Legal Department in Bank of Uganda. On Tuesday, BoU officials appearing before the same committee, failed to defend the Shs900m paid to MMAKS advocates for external legal advice…

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Central bank Fails To Defend Shs900m Paid To MMAKS Advocates In Crane Bank Sale

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Daily Inspector has come to learn that Bank of Uganda officials have failed to defend the Shs900m paid to MMAKS advocates for external legal advice during Crane Bank sale. BoU officials were Tuesday appearing before Parliament’s Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) in which they were tasked to explain how they hired MMAKS Advocates and gave the law firm work without terms of reference as well as not having minutes of the meetings relating to the work the lawyers were to do in regard to the liquidation…

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Bum Bouncing Democratic Republic Of Congo Goalkeeper Robert Kidiaba Elected Member of Parliament

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Legendary TP Mazembe and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) goalkeeper, Robert Kidiaba, has been declared winner of the Lubumbashi parliamentary seat. Tension has been high in DRC over the delay of announcement of results of the hotly contested elections held in December. Kidiaba, who is famed for his unique bum shuffle goal celebration which involves bouncing around his penalty area on his backside joined competitive politics in 2015. The decorated shot-stopper made his debut for the national team in 2002, and has since featured in 11 FIFA World Cup qualifying…

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Bobi Wine Listed Among The Top 100 Foreign Policy Global Thinkers

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Bobi Wine also known as known as Robert Kyagulanyi and Kyandondo East Member of Parliament has been named among the top 100 foreign policy global thinkers of 2018. According to foreignpolicy.com, Bobi Wine who was listed in the activism and arts category is among the people who have been influential in the past year: thinkers and doers 40 and under. foreignpolicy.com posted “Uganda’s firebrand singer-turned-politician grew up poor in Kampala. Today, he represents a section of the city as a member of parliament. Bobi Wine, born Robert Kyagulanyi, has rallied…

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Opposition Leader Felix Tshisekedi Declared Winner Of DR Congo Presidential Poll

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Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi has been declared as the winner of the last month’s presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s electoral commission declared on Thursday. Corneille Nangaa, the president of the election commission (CENI), told a news conference at about 0200 GMT that Tshisekedi won with 38.57 percent of more than 18 million ballots cast. “Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo is declared the provisionally- elected president of Democratic Republic of Congo,” Nangaa said, to a mixture of cheers and gasps inside CENI headquarters. If Tshisekedi’s victory is confirmed in…

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Uganda’s Denis Onyango named best African football goalkeeper

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Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango was been named Africa’s best football goalkeeper in the just concluded CAF Awards 2018 The Awards Gala, to honor footballers and officials who distinguished themselves during the year 2018 was held on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. Onyango was shortlisted with 33 other illustrious players, most plying their trade in Europe. The shortlisted nominees were decided by votes from the members of the CAF Technical and Development Committee. The final phase involved votes from CAF Media Experts, Legends, Coaches of the quarter-finalists of…

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