20 Apr, 2024
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A disappointing Constitutional Court

THE LAST WORD | Andrew M. Mwenda | On Wednesday, the Constitutional Court upheld the retrogressive Anti Homosexuality Act (AHA). Although it struck down four provisions of this barbaric law, it left most of the Act intact, declaring its draconian and inhuman provisions constitutional. Nothing could have been more unconstitutional. As I sat in the court room listening […]

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THE PERSPECTIVE ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI): IS IT RISKY OR BENEFICIAL?

Silicon Valley’s hottest buzzword, Artificial Intelligence (AI), is the simulation of human intelligence processes by machines, i.e., the ability of machines to think and learn like humans. AI is developing at every turn, and it can foster tremendous advancements (hello, ChatGPT, and self-driving cars) and improvements in most areas of our lives. For instance, in addition to writing essays and […]

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Money lender shot dead at Parliamentary Avenue

Police have cordoned off Parliamentary Avenue in Kampala after an armed assailant allegedly shot and killed a money lender (of Indian nationality) at the latter’s office at Raja chambers.   Eyewitnesses said the assailant was a police who disappeared after the shooting. Detectives are on the ground piecing evidence together and interviewing eyewitnesses to help […]

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