Central, Malawi Newswire

Central, Malawi Newswire

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  1. Uganda: Entebbe Raid - How Ugandan Soldiers Turned Guns Against AminRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    For 40 years, the raid on Entebbe International Airport story has been a colourful narrative of Israeli commandos triumphal rescue of its citizens held hostage by members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - External Operations . Bob Astles, a British army officer who lived in Uganda and worked with both presidents Milton Obote and Amin, captures the 1976 Entebbe airport raid in his book, Forty Tribes: A Life in Uganda.

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  2. African leaders fighting corruption must be supported - Joyce BandaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Cape Coast, July 28, GNA - Mrs Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi, has called on the western world to support and motivate committed African leaders in the fight against corruption on the continent. Mrs Banda, who was speaking at the fourth John Evans Atta Mills Commemorative Lecture on Monday, said fighting corruption was one of the difficult challenges facing many presidents on the continent.

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  3. Police given 14 days to charge DPC BagumaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    The Director of Public Prosecutions Mike Chibita has given the police a two-week ultimatum to produce controversial former Kampala Central Police Station commander Aaron Baguma, to be charged with murder. Mr Chibita, in a July 20 letter to the director of the police Criminal Investigations Directorate Grace Akullo, Mr Chibita ordered the police to sign off the amended charge sheet, and produce Mr Baguma before Buganda Road Chief magistrates Court, to be charged with the killing of businesswoman Donah Katusabe at Pine car bond in Kampala .

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  4. .com | Malawian students continue fee hike protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    Lilongwe Malawian nursing students have given President Peter Mutharika five days to reverse a proposed fee increase, the Nyasa Times reports. Kamuzu College of Nursing students have called the increase in student fees from 275 000 Kenyan shillings to K400 000 disgusting.

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  5. 5 Kenyan Road Trips You Absolutely Must Take Before You Hit 40Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Nothing beats quality time with family and friends, and there is no better way to experience the joy and warmth other than being on a road trip with the people you love! Experience the great sceneries that Kenya has to offer. We promise this will be far much more interesting than just flying to the destination.

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  6. .com | Malawi's Mutharika introduces new law in sex crimes crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News24

    Newly elected Malawian president Peter Mutharika signs the oath book after he was sworn in, at the High Court in Blantyre, Malawi. Lilongwe - Malawian President Peter Mutharika has announced the introduction of tougher legislation against sex offenders, in a crackdown on sex crimes in the country, Nyasa Times reports.

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  7. ECG asked to exempt schools in disconnection exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    Cape Coast July 27, GNA - The Central Regional Director of Education, Mr David Afram has appealed to the Electricity Company of Ghana , to exclude second cycle schools in the region from the on-going disconnection exercise. He admitted that many of the schools had accumulated bills but the ECG should allow them some time to settle their indebtedness to the company.

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  8. World Briefs: Knife attacker was known to authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Satoshi Uematsu, the man who confessed to stabbing 19 mentally disabled patients to death in Japan on Tuesday, was a former employee of the residence where the murders took place. He also was known for months to law enforcement and mental health authorities.

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  9. 'President Mills was an embodiment of a redefined leadership'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Ghanamma.com

    Cape Coast, July 27, GNA - Mrs Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi, has hailed the leadership qualities of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, describing him as "an embodiment of a redefined leadership in the face of a changing world". She said his selfless posture and leadership qualities were what African leaders of today needed in the era where 'power shift' from the leader to the people was taking place across the continent.

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  10. Two pupils, head teacher die in motor accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Monitor

    Two pupils and the head teacher of Bright Future Nursery and Primary School have been confirmed dead while 21 others injured following a Wednesday morning accident that occurred at Busobolongo village in Lwamata Sub County in Kiboga District along Hoima-Kampala Road. The pupils of the school located in Kikonda town in Kyankwanzi district were traveling to Kampala in a taxi registration number UAZ 482C.

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  11. President John Evans Atta Mills Presidential Library inauguratedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Ghanamma.com

    Cape Coast, July 26, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama, has urged political stakeholders to let the life and political posture of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, which was synonymous with peace and tranquillity, guide them. He described the late President as a man who always sought the path of compromise to guarantee the co-existence amidst diverse views and opposing beliefs while maintaining tolerance of different perspectives.

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  12. .com | Malawi Law Society gears up to sue police over brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | News24

    Lilongwe - Officials from the Malawi Law Society have urged leadership within the Chancellor College Students' Union to submit names of police who brutalised students during a recent protest. According to Nyasa Times , the call follows a clip released online showing unarmed girls being slapped and harassed by police officers as scholars took to the streets to air their grievances over a recent price hike in fees.

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  13. URU urged to tap upcountry talentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | New Vision

    The national women's rugby team strength and conditioning coach wants more tournaments organised for them to be able to identify the talents for nurturing into national players. Helen Buteme made the call after the Kitaka Memorial Rugby Sevens tournament on Saturday at Legends Kampala Rugby Club which was won by Kyadondo based Thunderbirds who defeated Entebbe Sharks 10-5 in the final.

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  14. UK to pay Ugandans for lost passportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | New Vision

    The British High Commission in Kampala has said they will assist the 70 Ugandans whose passports got lost on their way from Durban to Entebbe. Scores of Ugandans who applied for visas at the British visa office in Kampala are sad and blue after passports and supporting documents they submitted mysteriously went missing.

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  15. NSSF boss assures savers amid bailout claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | New Vision

    PIC: NSSF managing director Richard Byarugaba KAMPALA - The National Social Security Fund has refuted allegations that it intends to give out some workers' funds to the government to be extended to over 60 companies which have requested for a government bailout because they are experiencing financial troubles. Last week media reports indicated that local investors including Simba Group owned by Patrick Bitature, Hotel Sejovalo located along Rubaga road, Roofings Ltd on Entebbe Road, Club Silk in industrial Area, Steel Rolling mills, among others need a total of over sh1 trillion to reinvest in their businesses to avoid shutting down.

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  16. Gilat Satcom launches Ugandan operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The parent says that its new Gilat Satcom Uganda division has already signed up more than 60 enterprise customers around the country's main business centres in Kampala and Entebbe. Gilat Satcom operates both satellite and fibre-based international networks covering over 30 African countries, with connections to the subsea cable systems.

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  17. Kayihura moves officers involved in beating Besigye's supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Monitor

    The Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura, has removed the commander of Kampala Metropolitan Police, Mr Abbas Byakagaba, and his deputy Stephen Tanui and senior officers accused of beating Dr Kizza Besigye's supporters.

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  18. Besigye reports to High Court over his bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Daily Monitor

    The four time presidential candidate and challenger of President Yoweri Museveni Tuesday reported to court in the company of his two lawyers, Ernest Kalibala and Frederick Mpanga Dr Kizza Besigye drives through the city on Tuesday shortly after he had left High Court in Kampala where he reported as one of the conditions for his release on bail.

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  19. Uganda: UK to Pay for Lost Passports, Travel DocumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | AllAfrica.com

    The British High Commission in Kampala yesterday regretted what it called "the distress and inconvenience" suffered by about 70 Ugandans whose passports and original documents accompanying visa application forms went missing two weeks ago on a flight from Pretoria, South Africa, to Entebbe. Mr Samuel Paice, the head of communications at the British High Commission, told Daily Monitor that both the UK Visas and Immigration office and their visa handling subcontractor, TLScontact, had commenced investigations into the incident.

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  20. Uganda: Accountants Decry Double TaxationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | AllAfrica.com

    Uganda- Accountants in Uganda have decried the issue of government requiring their members to pay a trading license before offering accountancy services arguing that its double taxation. According to Protazio Begumisa the Institute of Certified Public Accountant's of Uganda president the requirement by Kampala Capital City Authority and other local governments to demand trading licenses in order for accountants to operate has created a loophole where unscrupulous individuals take advantage to fraudulently offer accountancy services.

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