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Uganda To Import Cuban Doctors

Uganda government is planning to import 200 Cuban doctors and even hire several retired medical professors of its own country to reduce manpower gaps. It is learned the government has constituted an ad hoc committee to work out the plan in details and it will be chaired by Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng. A Cabinet source meanwhile mentioned the hiring ...

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Ugandan Rights Watchdogs Demand Arrest Of Visiting Sudan President

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Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir is one a two-day visit to Uganda and amid his warm welcome the rights group of the country called on Monday for the arrest of the leader citing he has been wanted by the International Criminal Court for long for serious crimes in Sudan’s Darfur region. In 2015 al-Bashir visited South Africa, but the country didn’t ...

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Washington Knew About Rwanda Genocide

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Hundreds and thousands of Rwandans were killed in 1994, between April and July, in the country and it was the most rapid genocide ever recorded. The incidence has been compared with the Nazi Holocaust in its surreal brutality. The murdering were conducted with simple tools like herding the people into buildings and setting them aflame with kerosene. The murder weapons ...

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Tanzania, Uganda Signs Pact On Oil Pipeline

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Ugandan President Museveni signed a deal which features waving of taxes on materials used in construction of crude oil pipeline between Hoima district to Tanga port. It shows commitment of both the countries is towards having the oil pipeline and potentiality for the investors to pump i some money for the project and to complete ...

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Ugandan Police Arrests Academic For Criticizing President’s Wife

Stella Nyanzi, a prominent academic in Uganda, is now under police custody for not any criminal charges but for just criticizing the president’s wife. President Yoweri Museveni’s wife Janet Musaveni is education minister of Uganda and lately the government has reneged a campaign pledge to supply sanitary pads free to school girls who are unable to afford hygiene products. Saying ...

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Tanzania, Uganda Signs Agreement On Energy, Civil Aviation At JPC Meet

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Tanzania has signed an agreement with Uganda for the enhancement of energy and civil aviation. Augustine Mahiga, Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, said the agreements were signed at a Joint Partnership Commission (JPC) meeting on Wednesday in Arusha. Uganda too is a member of East African Community (EAC). JPC was established in 2007 in Uganda and the ...

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Magufuli’s Visit To Kenya May Improve Ties

Tanzanian President John Magufuli will be on a visit to Kenya on Monday and Nairobi is expected to roll out the red carpet to initiate resetting relations with Dar es Salaam. It is learned the top agenda of the meet would be trade relations between two neighbors. Lately ties between the two countries have been strained due to several high-profile ...

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