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Day: June 25, 2020

Opinion: Malawi’s Normal Presidential Election Re-Run Vs Uganda’s Scientific General Elections

Opinion: Malawi’s Normal Presidential Election Re-Run Vs Uganda’s Scientific General Elections

FEATURED, Politics
By Mulindwa Walid Lubega Yesterday, over 6 million registered  Malawians thronged in huge numbers to polling booths across the Country to re-elect the next President of Malawi marking and end to a full year political showdown between Government, Opposition and civil society. The re- run of May 2019 Presidential election was ordered by Malawi Constitutional court in February 2020 after judges found widespread  irregularities with the original ballot. The election saw the 80 year old President Prof. Peter Mutharika narrowly re-elected for the second term by less than 159,000 Votes with a 38.6% share of the votes cast against his erstwhile political nemesis the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader Lazarus Chakwera with 35.4% and President Mutharika's Vice President Saulos Chi
Kira Municipality Bosses, Mayor Mutebi Sued Over Land Grabbing In Fierce COVID-19 Road Row

Kira Municipality Bosses, Mayor Mutebi Sued Over Land Grabbing In Fierce COVID-19 Road Row

FEATURED, NEWS
By Our Reporter A city businessman has rushed to court to stop Kira Municipality officials from forcefully grabbing his land in a bid to open up an ‘illegal road’. Harold B. Ssemalwadde, the Managing Director of Logistics Giant Globe Trotters Ltd, sought court redress after accusing the Municipal Council bosses led by Mayor Julius Mutebi, of allegedly orchestrating a plot to deprive him of his land through coercion and violence. In his plaint filed through his lawyers of Barnabas DK Dyadi & Co. Advocates at the High Court Land Division in Kampala, Ssemalawadde wants court to direct the Kira Municipality officials to halt any attempts of illegally running a road through his land. This is on the grounds that on top of killing his business that employs hundreds of Ugandans,
Huawei Ken Hu: Driving Equity And Quality In Education With Technology

Huawei Ken Hu: Driving Equity And Quality In Education With Technology

Education, FEATURED
By Admin Shenzhen, China: Today, Huawei’s Deputy Chairman Ken Hu outlined its vision and action plan for education under its digital inclusion initiative TECH4ALL, at the Global Education Webinar entitled "Driving Equity and Quality with Technology", emphasizing that "connecting schools and skills development are two key ways for Huawei to improve equitable and quality education." The webinar was joined by leaders and experts from UNESCO, GSMA, the Ministry of National Education of Senegal, universities and educational institutions, as well as the private sector. Improving Equitable and Quality in Education through Technology Digital technology plays an important role in education. However, 50% of the world’s population still does not have Internet access, and many people lac