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Former S.African soldier sentenced to death in S.Sudan

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | 0 comments

Ex-colonel William Endley Juba, South Sudan | AFP | A former South African soldier was sentenced to death in South Sudan on Friday for...

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Cameroon’s main opposition leader rules out presidential run

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | 0 comments

Cameroon’s veteran opposition leader John Fru Ndi Bamenda, Cameroon | AFP | Cameroon’s veteran opposition leader and perennial...

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Anger in Nigeria over Boko Haram ‘abduction’ response

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO: Chibok girls kidnapped in 2014 under guard by rebels Dapchi, Nigeria | AFP | Anger erupted in a town in remote northeast...

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No politics, please: DR Congo tycoon Forrest shares secret of success

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy | 0 comments

George Forrest Lubumbashi, DR Congo | AFP | Rebels have wanted to kill him, NGOs accuse him of exploitation and Chinese newcomers have...

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British couple kidnapped in S.Africa: foreign office

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Crime | 0 comments

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | An elderly British couple have been kidnapped in South Africa, police said Thursday, amid reports they...

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Ethiopian President advocates for efficient use of Nile waters

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | 0 comments

An exhibitor shows regional officials items and images at the Nile Day exhibition in Addis on Thursday Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | NBI...

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‘Some’ missing Nigerian schoolgirls rescued after Boko Haram attack

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO: Chibok girls that were kidnapped by the Boko Haram in 2014 Damaturu, Nigeria | AFP | The families of dozens of girls missing...

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Somalia’s first forensic lab targets rape impunity

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Health | 0 comments

Garowe, Somalia | AFP | The new freezers at Somalia’s only forensic laboratory can store thousands of DNA samples, although for now...

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ANALYSIS: How corrupt local officials kill decent education in Africa

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Education | 0 comments

Kampala, Uganda | MATY KONTE | There’s no disputing that many African countries’ education systems are in trouble. Despite...

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CAF Champions League: How KCCA FC eliminated Madagascar’s CNaPS Sport

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Sport | 0 comments

Uganda premier league 2016/17 champions KCCA FC played Madagascar’s CNaPS Sport in their 2nd leg in CAF Champions league at Lugogo...

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Cobalt prices soar, but Congo’s small miners see little of the gain

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Business | 0 comments

Miners searching for cobalt Kolwezi, DR Congo | AFP | In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech...

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Tanzania civil society decries ‘unprecedented’ violations

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | 0 comments

President John Maguful Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | More than a hundred Tanzanian civil society groups raised their voices on Wednesday against...

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More than 100 girls ‘missing’ after Boko Haram school attack

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | 0 comments

The Boko Haram Damaturu, Nigeria | AFP | More than 100 girls were missing on Wednesday, two days after a Boko Haram attack on their school...

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S.Africa hikes sales tax in ‘tough’ post-Zuma budget

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Economy, Politics | 0 comments

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | South Africans were hit by the first sales tax increase since apartheid when the country’s finance...

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African migrants start hunger strike over Israel expulsion

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | 0 comments

FILE PHOTO: African migrants in Israel protesting against their forced deportation Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | Hundreds of African...

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Nigeria launches probe after plane overshoots runway

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts | 0 comments

Nigeria aviation authorities Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria’s aviation authorities said Wednesday they had launched an investigation...

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Weah’s promised land: Liberia confronts age-old disputes

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | 0 comments

President George Weah Gbah, Liberia | AFP | Morris Kidir gestures at a wide expanse of dark-green land he says was earmarked for a school...

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Six killed in attack on S.Africa police station

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Crime | 0 comments

Port Elizabeth, South Africa | AFP | An armed gang stormed into a rural police station in South Africa on Wednesday and stole firearms in...

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Busy skies over Kigali

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, News | 0 comments

Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority Director General, Silas Udahemuka and his Singaporean counterpart Kevin Shum sign. Looking on is the...

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South Africa braces for tough budget

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in Africa, All Uganda Today Posts, Politics | 0 comments

President Cyril Ramaphosa Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | South Africa braces for a tough budget speech Wednesday amid renewed optimism...

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