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Donald Trump to Visit Uganda In December on First Trip to Africa

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Donald Trump will finally be visiting Africa in 2019. One of the countries listed on his travel calendar is Uganda. The other countries include South Africa, Ghana and Ethiopia.

It is not known whether he will make the Africa trip shortly after the trip to Chile in November or it will be after his trip to United Kingdom in December.

Following Ivanka Trump’s visit to the continent this year, Trump made amendments to his calendar in order to accomodate Africa.

Uganda will be the first Country in Africa to receive Donald Trump. Trump is believed to share a special connection with President Museveni and sees him as a great US ally.

We shall keep you posted…

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Seanice Kacungira named among Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business

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Former radio personality Seanice “Lojede” Kacungira has been recognized by Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government and Titans: An award ceremony that took place at the Hilton Sandton, in Johannesburg – South Africa.

The awards are the leading African recognition programme honoring excellence in the private and public sector. The programme covers 23 economic sectors and has for the past nineteen years independently recognized those leaders who are at the pinnacle of their industry.

“Nominees undergo a rigorous multi-tiered judging process,” says Annelize Wepener, Chief Executive, of CEO Global. “The highest possible standard is maintained throughout the judging. Those individuals whom have been recognized as winners in their field can be assured that they have truly excelled.”

The SADC South leg of the recognition programme is the first part of CEO Global’s recognition programme that takes it around the continent to 8 regions. In each of these regions, country and regional winners are identified.

Seanice, who has set up what can be termed Africa’s first Indigenous female run Pan African Digital Agency with physical offices in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, Blu Flamingo Digital Africa, is also the Founder of the Digi-Con Academy, which has to date trained over 25,000 young men and women in all things digital.

“It feels surreal to be recognized, this means so much to me, but at my core I’m really just about the work and pursuing the highest level of excellence for myself and those I have the privilege to work with,” Seanice said about the award.

Seanice was awarded in the category of Business and Professional Services.

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Pastor Bugembe to use concert money to build 6,000-seater church

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Pastor Wilson Bugembe today held a press conference at his Nansana based temporary church where he will also hold his upcoming concert ‘Tuzimbe’. His concert is slated for 31st August at his church in Nansana and will be accompanied by other artistes doing both gospel and secular music.

During the press conference the pastor revealed that all monies collected that day will be used to construct a well furnished church with sitting capacity of over 6,000 people. The said church is expected to be completed by January 2020.

Bugembe urged all his fans to flock his Light The World Ministries church and also not to politicize his concert by wearing attires with political colors especially the berets because he was warned by police not to allow politics to interfere in his concert or risk being stopped from performing.

Pastor Bugembe has over years domeyhits albums and singles like Kani, Ani, Yellow, Njagala Kumanya, Akawala Ako, Sibiwulira, Wanaza, Biribabitya, and Lengera Embaata among others.

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Electoral commission launches campaign to reorganize Polling stations ahead of 2020/21 Elections

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A media campaign has been launched today at the Electoral Commission offices ahead of the 2020/21 General Elections. Electoral commission, a body that was constitutionally established by the Government of Uganda to organise and conduct elections in the country launched a media company that will kick off on Monday to September 14.

The company according to Electoral Commission Chairman Justice Simon Byabakama, some polling stations will relocate from the usual areas to avoid chaos during election time. “Some Polling stations are located near bars and crowded places and these have been affecting the exercise of voting in the past years,” Byabakama said.

He went on to also assure the general public that the National ID alone will not be enough for someone to take place in the voting exercise come 2021. “Only Voters registered with electoral commission will take place in the process,” Byabakama said.

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