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Gambia crisis: Senegal sends in troops to back elected leader

Gambia crisis: Senegal sends in troops to back elected leader

Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia in support of Adama Barrow, who was sworn in as president on Thursday after winning last month’s election. Mr Barrow took the oath of office at the Gambian embassy in Senegal’s capital, Dakar, and his legitimacy has been recognised internationally. But the strongman he defeated, Yahya Jammeh, is...

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Uganda police arrest Rwenzururu king over deadly clashes

Uganda police arrest Rwenzururu king over deadly clashes

Uganda police arrest Rwenzururu king over deadly clashes Police in western Uganda have arrested the king of Rwenzururu over clashes between officers and militia which have left at least 55 people dead. Charles Wesley Mumbere is accused of inciting violence after militiamen reportedly attacked a police post in his hometown of Kasese. Security forces...

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5 years; family awaits justice for slain child

5 years; family awaits justice for slain child

5 years; family awaits justice for slain child As the Inspector General of Police admonished Mutabazi for guarding and trekking alongside the UPC leader, in Masaka’s densely-populated Nyendo township, security forces unleashed a hail Heartbroken. Ms Olivia Naluwugge and Mr Aloysius Walusimbi are the parents of the baby girl who was shot dead during...

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Donald Trump’s media summit was a ‘f—ing firing squad

Donald Trump, Gayle King, George Stephanopoulos and Wolf BlitzerPhoto: Getty Images (Composite) Donald Trump’s media summit was a ‘f—ing firing squad MORE ON: THE TRUMP TRANSITION Media elite head to Trump Tower Official accidentally reveals his Homeland Security pitch to Trump Trump family to move to White House when school ends Mitt Romney under ‘serious...

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Gulu cemetery relocation divides Acholi Muslim

Gulu cemetery relocation divides Acholi Muslim

Gulu cemetery relocation divides Acholi Muslim   Gulu cemetry that will soon be relocated. PHOTO BY TOBBIAS JOLLY OWINY In Summary Issue. Gulu Municipal Council has plans to open up and expand both Acholi lane and Acholi roads which will occupy a third of the cemetery land. Compensation. Shs30m has been earmarked to compensate...

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Another Ugandan gay activist Hood semanda has reportedly gone missing.

Another Ugandan gay activist Hood semanda has reportedly gone missing.

Another Ugandan gay activist Hood Semanda has reportedly gone missing, after receiving constant death threats from his community and also abandoned by his family members and friends. Hood has been working for Matuga Youth Health Intervention organization an NGO, located in Matuga town, Wakiso district as a Senior Youth Advocate and he has also...

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Corruption: Donors threaten Kenya with travel bans

Corruption: Donors threaten Kenya with travel bans

KENYA’S biggest donors on Thursday issued a fierce rebuke to rampant corruption in the East African nation, warning it weakened economic growth and security and threatening to impose travel bans.   In a rare joint show of force, a dozen ambassadors from key donor nations — including the United States, Britain, the European Union,...

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Democratic Party’s (DP) Jinja municipality Mayor Mohammed

Democratic Party’s (DP) Jinja municipality Mayor Mohammed

Democratic Party’s (DP) Jinja municipality Mayor Mohammed Baswale Kezaala on Thursday survived a nasty motor accident on his way to attend Presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi’s campaign rally in Luweero district. According to a close relative who asked not be named in this report, Mr Baswale was traveling with two other people in the car...

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KCCA Act amendment is targeting me – Lukwago

KCCA Act amendment is targeting me – Lukwago

      Kampala Lord Mayor, Erias Lukwago, has described the government’s move to amend KCCA Act as a ploy to defranchise Kampala dwellers.   Government on Tuesday tabled an amendment to KCCA Act which seeks to provide for the election of Kampala Lord Mayor among councillors.   Addressing a news conference on Wednesday...

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MPs Are Myopic— Mbabaali

MPs Are Myopic— Mbabaali

By Henry Mulindwa Aspiring NRM vice chairman for central region Hajji Muyanja Mbabaali has described the 9th parliament as myopic. Hajji Mbabaali Muyanja Mbabaali has thus called for a constitutional review by the Constitutional Review Commission to allow the separation of parliament into two to pave way for creation of the House of Lord...

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