Uganda Current Affairs - 2019

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International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide

International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Rwanda Genocide was observed on 7th April on 7th April in memory of the victims of the genocide in Rwanda. 1994 Rwanda Genocide 1994 Rwanda Genocide was the genocide against the Tutsi community directed by members of the Hutu majority government during the 100-day period from 7 April Read More…

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AFINDEX-19

Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18 to 27. Features of AFINDEX-19 10 personnel, each from the participating nations from the African continent and personnel of Maratha Light Infantry of the Indian Army will participate in the joint exercise. The joint exercise would be held Read More…

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Indian Africa Field Training Exercise

Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) will be held at Aundh Military Station and College of Military Engineering, Pune from 18 March to 27 March 2019. The modalities for the IAFTEX were discussed in the conference held between 23-24 January 2019. The conference saw attendance from delegates of Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Africa, Read More…

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UNGA elects Ugandan Foreign Minister as President of 69th session

Uganda’s foreign minister Sam Kahamba Kutesa has been unanimously elected as the President of the 193-membered United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).  He was in news recently for defending the Ugandan government’s stringent anti-homosexuality law which President Yoweri Museveni signed in February 2014. The members of the UNGA elect its president annually with a different regional Read More…

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Forbes’s 2014 billionaires list: Bill Gates reclaims title as world’s richest person

Microsoft Co-founder, Mr. Bill Gates regained the title of the world’s richest person in the Forbes 2014 billionaire list. Mr. Gates has topped the list for 15 of the last 20 years, with a net worth of $76 billion and Mexico’s telecommunications mogul Mr. Carlos Slim Helu is at second place. As per the Forbes’ Read More…

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Bali Ministerial of the World Trade Organisation 2013

What is WTO Ministerial Conference? The WTO Ministerial Conference is the topmost decision-making body of the World Trade Organization which regularly convenes every two years. It brings together all members of the WTO, all of which are countries or customs unions. The Ministerial Conference can take decisions on all matters under any of the multilateral Read More…

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IAAF World Championships: Bolt wins 200 meters, Kiprotich bags marathon gold

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won his second gold medal of the World Athletic Championships being held in Moscow, Russia,cruising through the finish line to win the men’s 200 meters. The 100-meter champion won the race in 19.66 seconds for his third straight world title in the 200. Warren Weir of Jamaica was second in 19.79 and Curtis Mitchell of Read More…

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