Qatar unveils the 2022 FIFA World Cup logo

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Qatar unveiled the 2022 FIFA World Cup logo on Tuesday. It was revealed to the public at 20:22 local time. The design resembles the silhouette of the famous trophy awarded to the winner, with a shape of a famous traditional Emirate scarf, also used in many countries in the region. It also echoes the number eight, referring to the eight stadia that will host the 2022 tournament. Hassan Farahat, a local resident originally from Lebanon said of the event: “My children were born and raised here. We have been here…

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African Union welcomes Sudan civilian cabinet, lifts suspension

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The African Union (AU) on Friday lifted the suspension it had placed on Sudan, following the establishment of a civilian-led government in the Eastern Africa nation. Sudan’s membership was suspended in June following the violent dispersal of a main protest site in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum during which opposition medics said dozens of people were killed and amidst a standoff between ruling military men and civilian opposition. But after the military and civilian parties and protest groups signed a three-year power-sharing deal in August, Sudan named Abdallah Hamdok as…

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Should Margaret Kaggwa Kasule continue her role as head of legal affairs at the central Bank?

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Just within a space of one year, the central bank has lost many legal suits and among them is the one that they lost against businessman Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia. In this case, the central bank was faulted for fielding a weak legal team. A few weeks ago Justice David Wangutusi of Commercial dismissed a case in which Bank of Uganda (BoU) claimed that Mr. Ruparelia and his Meera Investments Ltd claimed that he fleeced his own Crane Bank Ltd (now in receivership) of UGX397 billion. On advice of the internal…

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