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Day: July 4, 2020

Controversy Arises After France Rejects New Probe Into Former Rwanda President Habyarimana’s Killing

Controversy Arises After France Rejects New Probe Into Former Rwanda President Habyarimana’s Killing

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By Elite News Reporter Controversy has arisen after the French appeals judges rejected a request to reopen investigation into the 1994 assassination of Rwanda's President Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked the genocide that killed over 800,000 people. Families of those who died when Habyarimana's plane was shot down, including Habyarimana's widow Agathe, will bring a challenge to Friday's decision to France's Supreme Court, their lawyers said. The appeals court in Paris had been asked to revisit a 2018 decision to throw out a probe against nine members and former members of incumbent President Paul Kagame's entourage in a case that has poisoned relations between the two countries. A plane carrying Habyarimana, from Rwanda's Hutu majority, was shot down in Kigali on April 6, 19...
ISO Refutes Rumours Of Blocking Intelligence Sharing  With UPDF, Police

ISO Refutes Rumours Of Blocking Intelligence Sharing With UPDF, Police

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By Elite News Reporter The leadership of the Internal Security Organization (ISO), has dismissed rumours being circulated by an online news website to the effect  that the agency has blocked the sharing of intelligence with the army and other security agencies in Uganda. The move came after Sarah Kagingo’s Soft Power news site cited an ISO operative who claimed that the ISO Director General, through his Executive Assistant Lt. Col. Ambaku Kibrai, had issued an executive order banning DISOs, RISOs and GISOs from sharing intelligence information with the army. We have learnt that Lt. Col. Ambaku has since dismissed the allegations as fake news and said that those vending such fake information are the enemies of Uganda and national security. “This is totally wrong and a dist
Min. Of Education Moves To Digitalise Learning Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown

Min. Of Education Moves To Digitalise Learning Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown

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By Elite News Reporter The Ministry of Education has embarked on  the move to digitalise learning for students from primary to secondary and university levels. This was revealed Friday by the Minister for Education and Sports First Lady Janet Kataha Museveni, who announced that universities and higher institutions of learning can resume conducting lessons  via E-Learning platforms. As a result of this development, the Ministry of Education and Sports has since received Sector-specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) from the Ministry of Health to guide  them in determining  the Sector’s readiness to re-open Institutions of learning. The Ministry currently developing the ICT and E- Learning Framework and once it is complete, the Minister shall communica