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Global Modernisation of Land Administration …Uganda, a Case Study

Global Modernisation of Land Administration …Uganda, a Case Study

In 2015 the World Bank selected IGN FI to roll out an efficient, reliable and transparent Land Information System nationally Between 2010 and 2014 IGN FI  carried out the design, supply and installation of a Land Information System (LIS) for 6 decentralised offices of the Ugandan ministry responsible for land administration affairs, and at the same […]

Tanzania Secures US$ 1.46 billion Loan To Fund Standard Gauge Railway Project

The Government of Tanzania Ministry of Finance has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered (SC.com) Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora. Running approximately 550 kilometres long, the SGR project is one of the country’s […]

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Breaking: US Senate Acquits President Trump Of Abuse Of Power

The United States Senate has acquitted President Donald Trump of abuse of power. He was found NOT guilty of both articles of impeachment by  majority votes.

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World: Merck Foundation Marks World Cancer Day – Says Cases In Africa Growing

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks ‘World Cancer Day 2020’ themed ‘I am and I will’ . Under its Cancer Access Program,  the Foundation will  build cancer care capacity to increase limited number of Oncologists across the continent. A statement released by the Founation in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday says “We are committed […]

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American Woman Who Wants To Transition 7-Year Old Son Into Girl Loses Latest Court Battle

  A Texas mother who intended to transition her 7-year-old son James into a girl named Luna has lost again in court. Dallas judge Mary Brown ruled Wednesday against the request of Anne Georgulas, who asked the court to revert to an October jury ruling that might have yielded her receiving sole conservatorship of her […]

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Genocide: World Court Orders Myanmar To Protect Rohingya

  The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from genocide. The ruling was cheered by refugees as their first major legal victory since being forced from their homes. A lawsuit launched by Gambia in November at the United Nations’ highest body for disputes between […]

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Trump Threatens EU With ‘Very High Tariffs’ If No Trade Deal

  U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned that the United States will impose painful tariffs on imports from the European Union unless the block agrees to a trade deal. “Europe has been very, very tough to deal with,’’ Trump told U.S. broadcaster, CNBC at the World Economic Forum summit in the Swiss town of […]

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Scores Drug-Related Suspects Arrested In Afghanistan

  The Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) and detective security organisations have arrested 112 drug-related suspects during past Afghan month, authorities said on Wednesday. “The arrested suspects were linked to 92 cases of transportation or keeping of narcotics from various provinces during the Afghan month of Jadi,’’ Counter-Narcotics Criminal Justice Task Force of Afghanistan […]

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