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Uganda faces moody's downgrade Concerns rise over debt affordability and external vulnerability

Uganda faces moody’s downgrade: Concerns rise over debt affordability and external vulnerability

In a surprising turn of events, the Government of Uganda has recently experienced a downgrade in its long-term foreign-currency and local-currency issuer ratings. Moody’s, the renowned ratings agency, has lowered the ratings from B2 to B3, with a shift in the outlook from negative to stable. This news has sent shockwaves through the Ugandan population,…

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Over 1300 students encounter challenges in LDC bar course

Unforeseen Hurdles: Over 1300 students encounter challenges in LDC bar course

In a surprising turn of events, the recently concluded LDC bar course has left over 1300 students facing unexpected difficulties. The Legal Development Course (LDC), renowned for its rigorous nature, has traditionally been a stepping stone towards a successful legal career. However, this year’s cohort found themselves grappling with unforeseen obstacles. The LDC bar course,…

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MPs to debate bill limiting private prosecution rights

MPs to debate bill limiting private prosecution rights

The Ugandan Parliament is set to debate a new bill that could significantly alter the country’s legal system. Lawmakers will discuss a proposed piece of legislation aimed at removing powers of private prosecution from ordinary citizens. Currently, under Ugandan law, any individual has the right to privately prosecute another person if they believe a criminal…

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Four individuals arrested following raid on Massage Parlour amid suspected homosexuality introduction

Four individuals arrested following raid on Massage Parlour amid suspected homosexuality introduction

In recent developments, law enforcement authorities conducted a raid on a massage Parlour, resulting in the arrest of four individuals on suspicion of engaging in homosexual activities. Law enforcement agencies carried out a targeted operation on a massage parlour, citing suspicions of illegal homosexual activities taking place on the premises. As a result of the…

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Huawei, Intel, ATU Join Forces to Sponsor Pan-African Innovation Competition

Huawei, Intel, ATU Join Forces to Sponsor Pan-African Innovation Competition

Nairobi, Kenya: Nearly 3 billion people globally, a majority of who live in Africa, are offline. This striking statistic calls for collective efforts to enhance digital inclusion and close the digital divide in the continent and across the world. In a bid to promote innovation in Africa, the African Telecommunications Union (ATU), along with Huawei Technologies, Intel Corporation, the International Telecommunications…

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South Africa’s cruel lion farming industry is fueling illegal international trade in big cat bones

South Africa’s cruel lion farming industry is fueling illegal international trade in big cat bones

A new report by World Animal Protection details the horror of South Africa’s inhumane lion farming industry and its ties to international crime syndicates. AUGUST 14, 2023 – World Animal Protection is today calling on the South African Government to stand by its commitment to shut down the country’s cruel commercial captive lion breeding industry…

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