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Pope Criticises West For Trying To Export Own Brand of Democracy to Africa

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Pope Francis criticized Western powers for trying to export their own brand of democracy to countries such as Iraq and Libya without respecting indigenous political cultures, according to an interview published on Monday.[9] Check Also: Some Africans are lazy fools, they’re only good at eating, love making and thuggery, said Donald Trump.” Speaking to France’s Roman Catholic newspaper,[2] La Croix, Francis ...

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Mbabazi Offers Himself As Besigye’s Lawyer

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Former presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi has criticized government for jailing Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) leader Dr Kizza Besigye, the runner-up in the February 18 presidential poll and undermining democracy.[2] Check Also: Dr. Kizza Besigye charged with treason Speaking at a thanksgiving function for victory of Mr Kenneth Tumuhamye, Kanyantorogo Sub county chairperson elect, at Kishenyi Church of Uganda in Kanungu ...

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Dr. Kizza Besigye charged with treason

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Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has been charged with treason and remanded to Moroto government prison.[3] Check Also: Dr. Kizza B Defied Orders, Police Tells Court Dr Besigye is said to have appeared in court without his lawyer before the charges were read to him. However, he was not allowed to take plea because treason ...

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Diplomats: Western Envoys In Uganda Walk Out Of Museveni Swearing-In

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US, European and Canadian diplomats left abruptly when Mr Museveni made disparaging comments about the International Criminal Court (ICC).[3] Check also: Uganda’s Opposition Leader Sworn In As The President The US state diplomats said they had also objected to the presence of Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir at the ceremony.  Mr Bashir is wanted by the ICC on charges of genocide.[2] Thursday’s inauguration, ...

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Why African Union Wants To Be More Like EU

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Libyan dictator Muammar el-Gaddafi, killed by rebels in 2011, left behind a legacy of chaos,[5] brutality and trauma. But he also left a surprisingly modern political vision of a Pan-African state. In 1999, Gaddafi began to push for the creation of an African Union (AU), modeled loosely on its European counterpart, the EU.[8] Check also: East African Governments In Plans ...

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