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National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOT)U needs principles to effect principles- Akhenda Ocheno Emmanuel

For starters, The National Organization of Trade Unions is labour Organization that Promotes and Defend 

Worker’s Interest established by Decree No.29 0f 1973.It is currently the biggest labour Centre in Uganda 

with over 25 labour union affiliations representing thousands and millions of workers in Uganda by working 

Milley to succeed Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford

President Trump on Saturday named Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley to succeed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford.

James Alex Fields found guilty of killing Heather Heyer during violent Charlottesville white nationalist rally

James Alex Fields Jr. was found guilty on Friday of killing Heather Heyer when he plowed his car into a group of counterprotesters last year at a “Unite the Right” rally that quickly turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job

President Donald Trump has announced that hischief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year.

There have been persistent reports for several days that Mr Kelly was under pressure to go.

Some reports said that the retired Marine Corps general’s relationship with Mr Trump had deteriorated.

Uganda’s Abenakyo crowned Miss World Africa

Top five contestants: Abenakyo Quinn  is thefirst Miss Uganda to make it to the top 5 finalist

Guitarist Nshuti lands at Entebbe airport , fans excited

Thursday night past midnight Entebbe airport went into commotion after singer Nshuti dropped into the arrival section. It was ululation and very exciting for her Ugandan fans who always wanted to find her but couldn’t.

Trump ex-lawyer Michael Cohen’s help with Russia probe revealed

President Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer has given substantial help on how Russian nationals tried to affect the 2016 election, a legal memo has revealed.

Michael Cohen’s help is detailed in the memo from Robert Mueller, who is heading the probe into alleged Russian collusion with the Trump team.

The memo is mainly to guide sentencing for crimes Cohen has admitted.

Italy nightclub stampede kills six and injures dozens

Six people have been killed and dozens have been injured, 12 of them seriously, in a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, officials say.

The incident took place near the eastern coastal city of Ancona.

Some reports say there was panic after pepper spray was fired inside the club in the town of Corinaldo.

How Trump feud with ‘dumb as a rock’ Tillerson erupted

On Thursday night, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a rare public appearance that he had to repeatedly tell Donald Trump that some of the things the president wanted to do were impossible because they were against the law or violated a treaty.

“I’d say here’s what we can do,” the former Exxon CEO said in a Houston speech. “We can go back to Congress and get this law changed. And if that’s what you want to do, there’s nothing wrong with that.”

Syria war: US and UK say alleged rebel chemical attack ‘fabricated’

The US and the UK have accused the Syrian government and its Russian allies of fabricating a story accusing rebel fighters of a chemical attack.

The US state department said the purpose was to “undermine confidence” in the ceasefire in Idlib province.

Syria and Russia said shells carrying chlorine gas injured about 100 people in the government-held city of Aleppo last month.

France protests: students ‘humiliated’ by police

Footage of school students being forced to kneel with their hands behind their heads by French riot police has sparked outrage on social media.

The students were demonstrating outside a school in Mantes-la-Jolie, west of Paris, which ended in clashes with police and more than 140 arrests.

Students are angry at plans to reform the exam system, which they say will limit opportunity and breed inequality.

Burundi president: Rwanda is our enemy

Burundi’s president has called neighboring Rwanda an enemy in a letter to the Ugandan president.

Pierre Nkurunziza wrote to Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, who is chair of the six-nation East African Community (EAC), saying he regards Rwanda not as a partner but as an enemy.

President Nkurunziza wants a special summit of the EAC – which comprises Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and South Sudan – to discuss the conflict.

Ugandans Working abroad; What does the law say ? – City Lawyers Platform

Due to the high rate of unemployment and underemployment in Uganda, many Ugandans have have sought and are seeking employment opportunities outside Uganda. However, most of them have faced and are facing challenges while seeking employed abroad especially in middle east countries and the gulf.

Man is a king’: controversial star Buju Banton comes home to Jamaica Reggae

Having served seven years in a US prison on drugs charges, Banton is returning to a hero’s welcome – though to many he’s still notorious for a song inciting the murder of gay people

The most eagerly awaited arrival in Jamaica since Ethiopia’s Emperor Haile Selassie touched down in April 1966 might just be this weekend’s return of Mark Myrie, better known as Buju Banton.

Myrie, perhaps the most famous Jamaican artist whose name isn’t Marley, has served seven years in a US prison after being found guilty of intent to deal more than 5kg of cocaine. On 8 December, the gravelly voiced rastafari artist will be put on a plane in Florida and flown to Kingston to a nation that has been eagerly awaiting this moment.

Trump picks Heather Nauert as new US envoy to UN

US President Donald Trump has picked state department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be America’s new UN ambassador.

The president also nominated William Barr as the new attorney general.

Ms Nauert, a former Fox News presenter, was made state department spokeswoman in April 2017, her first government position.

Militia ‘behead two Islamist militants’ in Mozambique

A militia in Mozambique has captured and beheaded two Islamist militants, according to Carta de Moçambique newspaper.

Residents in Cabo Delgado, in northern Mozambique, are reported to have taken the law into their own hands in retaliation for the sporadic raids and killings carried out by Islamist militant group Ahlu Sunna Wa-Jama, locally known as al-Shabab