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IGG Mulyagonja appointed Court of Appeal judge, as Nakalema becomes rooted

IGG Mulyagonja appointed Court of Appeal judge, as Nakalema becomes rooted

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mulya Out of favor Inspector General of Government (IGG), Irene Mulyagoja has been appointed a judge in the Court of Appeal. Mulyagonja’s appointment was made by President Museveni and forwarded to parliament for approval. Also appointed to the court of appeal are; Monica Kalyegira and Kibeedi Muzamiru. In the same appointment, Museveni 12 candidates to the High Court, who include among others; Odoki Phillip, Esther Nambayo, Boniface Wamala, Jane Okuo, and Jeanne Rwakakoko. In May, a concerned citizen wrote to the Judicial Service Commission to block her appointment at the Court of Appeal. “The judiciary being an arm of government and is mandated to dispense justice, without fear or favour, it should therefore staffed with people of integrity but unfortunately hon. Iren ...
Mobile-based lending is a double-edged sword in Kenya

Mobile-based lending is a double-edged sword in Kenya

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Over the past 10 years mobile-based lending has grown in Kenya. Some estimates put the number of mobile lending platforms at 49. The industry is largely unregulated but includes major financial players. Banks such as Kenya Commercial Bank, Commercial Bank of Africa, Equity Bank and Coop Bank offer instant mobile loans. These lending services have been made possible by the ballooning financial technology (fintech) industry. Since the early 2000s, Kenya has been touted as a centre of technological innovation from which novel financial offerings have emerged. Mobile company Safaricom’s M-Pesa is a well-known example. It is no surprise, therefore, that technology and unregulated lending have developed together so strongly in Kenya. The speed and ease of access to credit thr...
South Sudanese teacher dedicates his life in exile to refugees of all ages

South Sudanese teacher dedicates his life in exile to refugees of all ages

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The chorus of children’s voices coming from teacher Koat Reath’s classroom grows louder and louder, threatening to drown out other classes at his primary school in Jewi camp for South Sudanese refugees in western Ethiopia.The 41-year-old has his pupils on their feet, clapping and reciting the alphabet in Nuer, their native tongue, followed by a few phrases that are sung with gusto in English. He believes children learn better when their lessons are lively and fun. With almost a decade of teaching under his belt, Koat knows a thing or two about holding young students’ attention – though this can be difficult in Jewi where more than 100 children are crammed into one classroom at any time. Luckily, his energy levels easily match those of the five- to 15-year-olds in his class. “I u...
I salute I.K Musaazi because he took on colonial resistance when Africa was down

I salute I.K Musaazi because he took on colonial resistance when Africa was down

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President Museveni has said that Ignatius Kangave Musaazi falls in the same category as the likes of South Africa’s Nelson Mandela who filled the vacuum when Africa was leaderless and down. According to President Museveni, it is not possible to mention people like I.K Musaazi without talking about Africa, because they were the glue the united the continent to put up resistance in the face of colonialism. Museveni made the remarks Friday at Sheraton Kampala Hotel, during a fundraising dinner for the I.K Musaazi Innovations Institute. The fundraising dinner was organized by Musaazi’s family together with Uhuru Institute for Social Development. Speaking to the audience that comprised family members and friends of IK Musaazi, former deputy chief justice Steven Kavuma, Ugandan ...
Matembe Resorts To Vending Books In Town

Matembe Resorts To Vending Books In Town

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Indications are that former Minister for Ethics and Integrity turned women rights activist Miria Matembe, either doesn’t trust Ugandan bookshops or wants to create more sales so  she has decided to vend her book wherever she goes. Snoops reveal that Matembe these days moves around town hawking her book whenever she goes for any function. The latest sighting was last week when she was smoked out at Speke hotel during a meeting with some people. Our snoops reveal that she would approach anyone who cared to lend her an ear and ask whether they could buy a copy. Early this year Matembe launched her book which reveals her points of departure from the National Resistance Movement ( NRM ) regime. The book entitled “The Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Betrayed” recounts previously un...
Buddo SS Celebrate National MDD Triumph 

Buddo SS Celebrate National MDD Triumph 

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Buddo SS deservedly won the 2019 national secondary schools Music, dance and drama festival after finding all their presented items with merit. Buddo SS won the title for three straight times since 2015 but did not participate last year as Mackay College, Nateete won the title. Buddo SS, also an excellent school in academics and sports, won a total of seven trophies from the 2019 national MDD competition held on September 1-7 at Nyakasura School and Kyebambe Girls in Kabarole district. Buddo SS which scored 986 points in 11 items beat the defending champion Mackay College, Nateete thatcame second with 984 points. Bweranyangi girls Secondary School, Bushenyi came third with 954 points. The hosts Nyakasura School and Kyembabe Girls’ School took 21st and 15th positions respectively. Sixty (6...
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