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Free Music From Kata Kata`s Partner, Sound Makers

The sound makers band of Uganda is seriously making waves in the world of music with their new album “Hold Me tight,“ which has taken the Ugandan radio stations, bars and nightclubs by storm. As Kata Kata`s partner in Uganda, Sound Makers offers ALL the tracks of her new album FREE FOR DOWNLOAD to Kata Kata audience around the world. This offer is for a limited time. Be the first to grab this golden opportunity and listen to the…

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Kata Kata Cartoon Magazine is now available on Magzter

Recently, the Co-founder and President of Magzter, the world ‘s largest digital magazine, Vijay Radhakrishnan, welcomes Kata Kata to its digital newsstand. With its transparent business records and impeccable customers care service, Magzter is clearly and unapologetically an ideal choice for Kata Kata to extend its global digital reach to more than 28 million subscribers. Please read more: http://prmac.com/release-id-78770.htm

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ICC-visit to Georgia: Chief Prosecutor’s Statement

Should International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate the alleged crimes in and around South Ossetia (Georgia) during the 2008 armed conflict? Why? Read more and share your views below:   Ladies and Gentlemen of the media, Thank you for your interest and presence here today. I would first like to acknowledge the warm welcome which you have extended to my colleagues in the course of our three-day programme of meetings in Tbilisi which comes to an end today. Why is…

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South Sudan President Salva Kiir Re-Appoints Rival Riek Machar as Deputy

  In a dramatic move, the South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has on Thursday reappointed his rival cum political nemesis Riek Machar as vice president, a position Mr Machar occupied before the outbreak of the most recent civil war, which started more than two years ago. Clearly, the move by the President, will not only placate his rivals, it will go a long way in ending the devastating civil war, which has claimed thousands of lives, most of them…

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The Malawi Prison Band: From Inglorious Notorieties to the Grammy Awards Celebrities.

The Malawi Prison Band: From Inglorious Notorieties to the Grammy Awards Celebrities. Recently, the Malawi Prison Band shocked the world and the music industry with their beautiful and powerful lyrics, which effectively transformed them overnight from infamous notorieties to celebrities and secured them a rare nomination for the prestigious Grammy Awards – the country’s first Grammy nomination. It was an impressive collective achievement by a group of male and female inmates from the overcrowded Malawi maximum-security prison in Zomba….

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Proverb of the Week: An eye that you treat is the one that turns against you

  Wang’ mithiedho ema gawi. (Luo, Kenya & Tanzania) Jicho ulilotibu ndilo linarudi kukuangalia vibaya. (Swahili) An eye that you treat is the one that turns against you. (English) Jealousy and greed are part of our social relationship. So for the Luo community in Kenya and Tanzania, it is a common practice to create awareness of these social ills. Our present day Africa – and the world in general – is full of problems ““ family and marital conflicts,…

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Proverb of the Week

When you sort out the grains, it becomes pure. (Tigrinya – Ethiopia, Eritrea). Ukipepeta nafaka, inabaki iliyo safi. (Swahili) Just like grains, such as maize and sorghum, are important to the economic progress and the livelihood of many Africans, especially the Tigrinya people of Ethiopia and Eritrea, so is peace to human beings. In the preparation of the grain meal amongst Africans, great care is taken to make it clean, by removing all impurities from the meal. This precaution…

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Nigerian Probe: Accountability or Victimisation?

Accountability is, from governance and ethics perspective, answerability or liability. It is an integral part of democracy and the rule of law. In leadership roles, accountability is the acknowledgement and assumption of responsibility for actions, decisions or policies. Accountability is, therefore, sine quo non for good governance. With this in mind, it must be seen as a natural welcome step when accountability is demanded from the government or individuals. The decision, therefore, of the newly elected president of Nigeria,…

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Somalia: Tell Me Something!

Believe it or not, the once almost totally destroyed, neglected and some would dare argue, “hopeless” country, Somalia is no more what you might think. The country has embarked on a tough, yet determined journey to prosperity. Thanks to African Peace Keeping forces, led by the highly experienced and indomitable forces of Uganda, supported by other African forces from Burundi and Kenya, Somalians have debunked all the pessimists and war mongers and decided to say ‘enough is enough.” The…

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President John Pombe Magufuli of Tanzania and the Resurrection of Thomas Sankara

(photo: fakebeast.com) After the revolutionary spirit of many African masses was drastically dumped into the abysmal hopelessness, following the brutal murder of a rare African icon, former President Thomas Sankara of Burkina Faso, on 15 October 1987, at the ripe age of 38, allegedly by his bosom friend, ex President Blaise Compaore, only a few die hard optimists would believe that many African countries would embrace, within a short time, a genuine socio-political change from its leader. Clearly, the…

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PROVERB OF THE WEEK

Amaadhi amasabe tigamala ndigho. (Basoga and Baganda – Uganda) Maji ya bure hayakati kiu. (Swahili ““ Kenya, Tanzania) Water that has been begged for does not quench the thirst. (English) It`s better to work hard for achievements, rather than rely on others for help, because often, when the help comes, it might be less than what you wish or expect. (Meaning) As we enter the year 2016, we can only achieve much if we work hard and be focused…

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South Africa: One Country, Two Laws?

King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of Thembu ethnic group, South Africa might spend the next 12 years in jail, after the country’s highest court threw out his bid to overturn the earlier verdict against him. The King, who belongs to the same ethnic group as former President Nelson Mandela, was convicted of kidnapping, assault and arson following damaging accusation of mistreatment of his subjects more than two decades ago. He was accused of kidnapping a woman and her six children, and…

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