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“Me Too” Founder Tarana Burke Says Harvey Weinstein Being Jailed Was “Astonishing” But Far From The End Of The Movement


Tarana Burke started using the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 to raise awareness of women who had been abused.
Eleven years later, it found global recognition after a viral tweet from actress Alyssa Milano, who was among the women who accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault. Investigations led to his imprisonment earlier this year.

UNCUT: Jesse Williams Speaks Black People’s Truth At The 2016 BET Awards

Jesse Williams Condemns Police Brutality In Moving Speech at 2016 BET Awards

A Live BBC Discussion Gets Interrupted By The Interviewee’s Children

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Both parties try to keep their cool despite the hilarious interruption from his young child

As the Foreign Affairs contributor, Robert Kelly is asked [via satellite] how the expulsion of President Park Geun-hye may affect relations with North Korea, suddenly his daughter bumps in and just like that, she’s as much a “celebrity” as her dad.

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Ethiopian Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Hailemariam Desalegn & Wife Roman On A Three-Day State Visit In Uganda

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President Museveni: I am honoured to host The Right Honourable Hailemariam Desalegn, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, and his wife Roman, for a three-day state visit. This visit underscores the long-standing relations between our two sister countries. We held bilateral talks and agreed on several issues

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On River Nile: We shall discuss further the use of the River Nile waters under the auspices of the Nile Basin Summit.

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On South Sudan: We will work together in the stabilisation of of South Sudan, using the IGAD, which is currently chaired by the Hon Prime Minister.

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President Museveni: Trade: We shall explore areas in which our countries can trade with each other especially now that there is a route (road) connecting Kenya and Ethiopia at Moyale, which we can take advantage of. We also agreed to strengthen our cooperation on defence matters. I thank the PM for accepting my invitation. He has come on the anniversary of the Battle of Adwa, where King Menelik defeated the Italians on the 2nd of March1896. I congratulate the people of Ethiopia on this occasion

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On Somalia: Our countries will continue working together to create an enabling environment for Somalia to build state pillars, establish minimum infrastructure and social services.

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President Museveni: I took Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and his wife Roman on a tour of my farm in Kisozi, Gomba District.

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President Museveni: I explained the heritage of the long-horned Ankole cattle to the Prime Minister, and their importance as a key livelihood for the pastoral communities. We also spoke about the commonalities of our communities. I thank the premier and his wife for honouring my invitation

Did You Know?

Uganda has been named the best English Speaking country in Africa. The study conducted by World Linguistic Society names Uganda as top, followed by Zambia, South Africa and Kenya.

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Donald Trump Is 45th President Of The United States

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Friday, January 20, 2017 went down as the day when Real Estate Billionaire and Reality TV Personality, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

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Is Your Life Shaped By Choice Or Chance?

Nancy Kacungira has a message for all young Africans;

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BBC Reporter: Nancy Kacungira

“All our lives are shaped by both [chance and choice] – the difference is the degree. When things happen that are out of your control – do you shape them into something that conforms with where you were going, or do they divert you?

If you have a plan, choices will rule. If you don’t, then chance, luck and circumstance will be the determinants in your life. When you pour water on the ground it takes whatever shape it pleases, but if you pour it into a cup, bucket or bottle – it will conform to the shape of the container. Continue reading Is Your Life Shaped By Choice Or Chance?

President Museveni Hails Sudan On Historic Pact

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HAILS SUDAN ON HISTORIC PACT

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President Museveni (L) Being received by his host Field Marshal Hassan Bashir (R) in Sudan

President Museveni has congratulated the people of Sudan upon conclusion of a historic national dialogue that places the country on a new political path.

The President made the remarks  at the National Friendship Hall in Khartoum, where he was among the four heads of state invited to witness the conclusion of the dialogue and signing of a historic pact Continue reading President Museveni Hails Sudan On Historic Pact

299 Cadet Officers Passed Out At Kabamba Military College

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI OFFICIATES CADET PASS-OUT AT KABAMBA MILITARY COLLEGE

“I have officiated at the pass-out of 299 cadet officers at Kabamba Military College.

I congratulate the new officers upon finishing their course which introduces them to junior leadership in the army. Continue reading 299 Cadet Officers Passed Out At Kabamba Military College

Museveni Opens 24th Uganda Trade Fair

MUSEVENI OPENS TRADE FAIR AT LUGOGO

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President Museveni at UMA Show-ground, Lugogo

“I have officially opened the 24th Uganda International Trade Fair at the UMA Showground, Lugogo Continue reading Museveni Opens 24th Uganda Trade Fair

President Museveni Visits Rakai

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI MAKES A COURTESY CALL TO EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS

 “After receiving various reports, today I went to see and commiserate with our people of Rakai who were affected most by the September earthquake Continue reading President Museveni Visits Rakai

Uganda Police Day Commemoration

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI APPLAUDS THE PROGRESSES MADE BY THE UGANDA POLICE

“I attended the close of the Uganda Police Week at Kololo Grounds today.

I am happy with the execution of this initiative, the first of its kind in the history of our country. Continue reading Uganda Police Day Commemoration