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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Oct 4th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Foreign Minister Amina C. Mohamed Jibril to contest the post of the chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission. President Kenyatta said Monday his administration had submitted the candidature of Amina Mo...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 28th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Ugandan soldier captured by Islamist insurgents in Somalia more than a year ago has been paraded in an insurgent video in which he appealed for his country’s leaders to help free him. “Please do not abandon me here,” he said in t...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 23rd, 2016
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – On 21st September 2016 at a High Level Meeting on Somalia hosted by the Federal Government of Somalia, Ethiopia, Italy and the United Kingdom in the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the close partners of Somalia namely the African Union, Canada, China, D...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Aug 15th, 2016
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Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 45 people were found dead in a massacre perpetrated on Saturday night in Beni city of North Kivu Province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, city mayor Nyonyi Bwanakawa confirmed on Sunday. According to th...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Aug 4th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Uganda Police Force has deployed a new contingent of officers to serve under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The newly deployed personnel, from the Formed Police Unit (FPU), arrived yesterday and will be under the command of Senior Superinte...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Aug 1st, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira has commended Uganda for its role in pacifying and stabilizing Somalia. Ambassador Madeira made the remarks at a medals award ceremony...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 22nd, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Thursday said over 10,000 people from the troubled South Sudan have fled into neigbouring Uganda in the last two days. In a statement issued here, UNCHR said a total of 7,000 and 3,200 refugees from South Sud...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Jul 19th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (The Star + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya may pay between five and 22 per cent taxes on its exports to Europe after Tanzania failed to show up yesterday for the signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement with the EU. This is the second time Tanzania has jeopardised the deal, after 2014...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jul 15th, 2016
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Kampala, Uganda (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Ugandan military announced Thursday that armed gunmen attacked its troops on evacuation mission of the country’s citizens trapped in resurgence of fighting between two South Sudan rival army factions in the capital, Juba Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda, spo...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 1st, 2016
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Kampala,Uganda (DIPLOMAT.SO) – Twenty nine-year-old photographer Abubaker Lubowa was excited when he was assigned to cover the campaign of opposition leader Kizza Besigye. He told CPJ he did not anticipate that the assignment would mean he would make the news almost as often as he covered it. O...