Uganda

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[Observer] Emails have emerged showing how Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa and his wife Edith allegedly attempted to get what is believed to have been Crane Bank sold to a Chinese energy enterprise days before the central bank seized the Ugandan institution.

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[Monitor] Entebbe -The 4th International Tax Justice Academy ended with participants from across Africa urging their governments to do more in tracking, stopping and recouping revenues being plundered from the continent through tax evasion and aggressive tax planning.

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[Monitor] Industrial actions by health professionals (no matter the category) severely affect health systems and when they last long, they create a bigger potential for collapsing health service delivery. This greatly threatens the integrity of the national health system. This situation raises a serious ethical and legal dilemma, which has to be understood and managed well as human life is involved.

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[Observer] A critical assessment of witnesses who appeared before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee to give views on the age limit bill shows a slight majority want the 75-year cap removed.

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[Observer] Three suspects accused of murdering former police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi were yesterday slapped with fresh charges of being members of the rebel Allied Democratic Forces -- a designated terrorist organisation.

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[Monitor] Several years ago, I drove passed one of Kampala's popular night hangouts, Kisementi, on a Sunday night. I was surprised to see large crowds of middle-aged men and women partying the night away when the following day was a Monday - a working day.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Such is the captivating goal scoring form of KCCA hitman Muhammad Shaban at the moment that senior national team coach Moses Basena and national Under-20 coach Matia Lule each want a piece of him.

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[Monitor] Kyegegwa -At least six people have been rushed to hospital with injuries after refugees at the periphery of Kyaka II refugee settlement clashed with nationals in Kyegegwa District on Thursday.

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[Monitor] Hope and Beyond, an organization which helps alcohol and drug abuse victims to recover, has said it is launching a study to investigate why the number of children abusing alcohol and drugs is increasing.

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[East African] Uganda police is yet to prefer charges against senior staff of the Red Pepper, a leading daily tabloid, a day after arrest by officers who raided and cordoned off their office in Namanve, about 17km east of the capital.

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[East African] Five directors and three editors of Uganda's Pepper Publications Group have been charged with treason, offensive communication and disturbing the peace of President Yoweri Museveni, security minister Henry Tumukunde and Gen. Salim Saleh.

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[Observer] As delegates of the Forum for Democratic Change convene today to decide who of the two front-runners; Maj Gen (rtd) Mugisha Muntu and Patrick Oboi Amuriat, will be their next president, the choice appears to be between internal institutional building and transition to a new direction.

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[Observer] Police yesterday preferred unprecedented charges of treason, a capital offence punishable by death, against eight Red Pepper journalists who were arrested on Tuesday.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Family members say Laetitia Mukasa-Kikonyogo passed on, on Thursday afternoon while heading to the Makerere University College of Health Sciences at Mulago National Referral Hospital. She was 77-years-old.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Mukono Municipality MP, Ms Betty Nambooze Bakireke, is expected to return into the country today (Thursday) , according to DP Capacity Strengthening coordinator Elvis Kintu.

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[The Conversation Africa] On 21 November, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned as president under intense pressure from the military, his own party, and mass protests. The news was celebrated on the streets of Harare and also by pro-democracy activists across the continent.

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[Monitor] Lira -A Catholic priest in Lira District has asked medical practitioners currently striking over salary discrepancy countrywide to call off the strike or they forget going to Heaven.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), the statutory body that develops and promotes standards, will retest all the electricity metres currently in use.

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[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has hailed the UPDF for its devotion towards ensuring national security as he announced a salary review for army officers.

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[East African] Uganda's National Social Security Fund remains upbeat that it will bring more savers onto its portfolio and reach Ush20 trillion ($5.57 billion) in assets by 2025, despite a slowdown in the country's economic growth.

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[Observer] As the debate on presidential age limits rages, President Museveni has denounced some ruling party MPs opposed to amendment of Article 102(b) of the Constitution as "parasites".

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[Monitor] Entebbe -President Museveni has offered land to Chinese investors to build an oil and gas vocational institute in Hoima Industrial Park to train Ugandans in internationally certified vocational courses starting next year.

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[Monitor] Wakiso -Newly-consecrated Bishop of the Evangelical Orthodox Church for Central and Eastern Uganda Jacinto Kibuuka has vowed never to marry even when his faith permits him to.