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The Jeema Bulletin January 2013

The Jeema Bulletin January 2013

Stanbic bank defrauds customer of millions of shillings

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A Ugandan working in Canada has requested the Standard Bank Group of South Africa to restrain its Ugandan subsidiary, Stanbic bank, from using tricks to steal his sh. 4,726,339.

Yunus Lubega accuses Stanbic of applying a ridiculous exchange rate to deduct the sum from Canadian dollars 14,980 he sent late July through the financial institution to a local recipient.

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As Uganda turns 50, political youth leaders express hope and hopelessness

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s Inter-Party Youth Platform organised a symposium October 3 in Kampala in which political party youth leaders reflected on the five decades of Uganda’s independence and highlighted their fears and expectations.

The Inter-Party Youth Platform is an arrangement that brings together seven major political parties in the country, including the Conservative Party, Democratic Party, Forum for Democratic Change, Justice Forum, National Resistance Movement, Peoples Progressive Party and Uganda Peoples Congress.

Leading political figure OMAR KALINGE-NNYAGO recorded what the young leaders said.

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Opposition leader says his life in danger after illegal police search

Summary: The Police intercepted and searched Tuesday the car of the Justice Forum secretary-general and head of the Interparty Cooperation secretariat, Omar Kalinge-Nnyago. A suspected Police vehicle has since been surveilling his home in Kampala. Below he narrates his ordeal.  

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