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Oppressive, sexist policies galvanize bold fight for women’s rights in 2018

677 ViewsWomen activists around the world have been at the forefront of the battle for human rights in 2018, Amnesty International said Moday as it launched its review on the state of human rights over the past year. The human rights group also warns that the actions of “tough guy” world leaders pushing misogynistic, xenophobic […]

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Chinese “investors” and workers want Museveni to give them their own District and Province

1,011 ViewsChinese investors and workers are to start lobbying to have their own district, province or territory in Uganda  which will be semi-autonomous. A memo leaked on Sina Weibo, a Chinese micro-blogging network showed that a number of Chinese workers in Uganda want to have their own district that is semi- autonomous and have been […]

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Former US president George W.H Bush dies

920 ViewsFormer U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, died on Friday at the age of 94. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, who lived longer than […]

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Live: God is giving you another chance… RECIEVE!-Bushiri

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Moody’s: Chinese lending to Sub-Saharan Africa can support growth but brings risks

879 ViewsChina’s increased lending to governments in Sub-Saharan Africa has the potential to support economic growth, but also amplifies credit risks for countries with already high debt burdens and deteriorating external positions, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Wednesday. The report, “Sovereigns – Africa, China’s lending supports growth, exacerbates fiscal and external pressures in […]

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World leaders respond to Global Citizens’ call to end extreme poverty

929 ViewsSeveral heads of state, heads of international organisations, leading development advocates and other eminent persons are set to attend and address the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 on December 2 in Johannesburg, South Africa, International advocacy organization Global Citizen has announced today. And a mouthwatering lineup comprising some of the world’s biggest musical stars […]

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Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of Amnesty’s highest honour

869 ViewsAmnesty International has withdrawn its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of the Myanmar leader’s shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for. On 11 November, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Kumi Naidoo wrote to Aung San Suu Kyi to inform her the organization is revoking the 2009 award. Half way through her term in office, […]

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Health Ministers agree strategy to help SADC become a region where SheDecides

1,032 ViewsSouthern African Development Community (SADC) Health Ministers on Thursday agreed a new sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) scorecard and strategy which charts a bold new direction in the region. These will assist countries to reach the ambitions and targets set in the Sustainable Development Goals, improving health, reducing mortality, and realising the […]

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Ministerial taskforce endorses action plan to drive youth development

782 ViewsThe Commonwealth Youth Ministerial Taskforce has endorsed key initiatives to create jobs for young people and prioritise youth in national development plans.  The Task Force is a panel of 10 ministers, with two representatives from each Commonwealth region, that provides advice on the design and delivery of youth programmes. Meeting in Malta, members underscored […]

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Saddam Hussein, he wanted to make history – Part 1

2,550 ViewsBy Brian Mulenga Saddam Hussein ruled Iraq for 34 years, 24 of them as President. Saddam Hussein was a big man standing 185 cm tall and weighing 100 kilograms. He only slept 4 to 5 hours a day waking up at 4 in the morning every day in order to swim and do his […]

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