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International Olympic Committee bans Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics

Russia’s team have been banned by the International Olympic Committee from competing at next year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang because of ‘systemic manipulation of the anti-doping system’. But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean would be allowed to compete in South Korea under a neutral flag. It follows an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored doping …

Uganda’s Salome Bossa is elected ICC judge

By Tabu Butagira Court of Appeal Judge, Justice Salome Bbossa has been elected to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The Assembly of the State Parties sitting in New York, the United States, has elected Justice Solome Bossa, after four rounds of voting. Ambassador Adonia Ayebare, Uganda’s permanent representative to the United Nations, says they worked …

Redpepper directors denied bail

By Ruth Anderah:  A prosecutor from the Uganda Communications commission (UCC) Abdul-Salam Waiswa has asked Buganda Road Court chief magistrate James Ereemye Mawanda  not to release on bail the  8  redpepper publication directors and senior Editors for fearing of repeatitive offending and endangering national security. Waiswa informed court that if the suspects are left free …