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Ghana’s former President Jerry John Rawlings has died at the age of 73.

By BBC He led two coups, first in 1979, before twice being elected president in multiparty polls. A charismatic figure, he first seized power railing against corruption and was responsible for executing several former heads of state for their alleged graft and mismanagement. He was also seen as a champion of the poor, but came […]

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Families of kidnapped fishermen demand for quick gov’t intervention

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com A section of families whose relatives were in July this year kidnapped by suspected Congolese militants on L Edward in Rukungiri district are faulting the Ugandan government for keeping silent and not being serious to secure the release of their kidnapped family members. They also fault the government of not communicating […]

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French embassy launches Maison TV5 Monde Kampala

French embassy launches Maison TV5 Monde Kampala By Richard Akandwanaho The Ambassador of France to Uganda H.E Jules-Armand Aniambossou has launched Maison TV5 Monde Kampala, a new centre for promoting French language and Francophonie in Uganda. La Maison TV5Monde Kampala will be managed by the independent, multicultural francophone web-radio, Bonjour Kampala. Open to the youth, […]

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Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman succumbs to colon cancer at 43

BLACK PANTHER STAR DEAD: Actor Chadwick Boseman,43, known for starring in films like Black Panther, has died following a 4-year battle with colon cancer. He was the star of the enormously successful Marvel film Black Panther, has died of colon cancer at age 43. He kept his diagnosis and four-year struggle against the disease quiet from the […]

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Mali soldiers promise elections after coup d’etat

Soldiers who overthrew Mali’s president in a coup d’etat that drew international condemnation have today pledged to restore stability and oversee a transition to elections within a “reasonable” period. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita 75, resigned and dissolved parliament late yesterday Tuesday, hours after the coup leaders detained him at gunpoint, plunging a country already facing […]

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11 Congolese nationals deported after illegal entry

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Eleven Congolese nationals have today been deported back to Congo after they illegally entered Uganda. According to Police, the eleven Congolese including 4 adults, all residents from South Kivu in Congo entered Uganda illegally through porous borders. They were travelling in two Baby Coach Buses registration number UAU522L and Malayika registration […]

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Atleast 81 killed in South Sudan

According to BBC, authorities in South Sudan say at least 81 people have been killed during heavy fighting between armed civilians and soldiers carrying out a disarmament exercise. With several million guns thought to be in the hands of civilians and clashes between rival communities common, disarming the population is a huge challenge for the […]

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Russia develops ‘first’ coronavirus vaccine

By Richard Akandwanaho apearlnews.com Russia has developed the ‘first’ coronavirus vaccine according Aljazeera, an international news website. According to the website, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against coronavirus. The website added that President Putin said that his daughter inoculated with new vaccine that proved efficient during […]

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More than a dozen killed in India plane crash

According to Aljazeera an international news website, at least 18 people were killed and more than 100 others injured when a passenger jet skidded off a hilltop runway after landing in heavy rain in the southern city of Kozhikode in Kerala. Hardeep Singh Puri, the Indian civil aviation minister, told ANI news agency today that […]

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Ugandans ordered to stop crossing to Rwanda

By James Mujuni apearlnews.com Uganda has ordered all her nationals to stop crossing to Rwanda following the unrest between the two nations. In a letter dated 4th August 2020 signed by Minister in charge of the Presidency Esther M Mbayo, addressed to all Resident District Commissioners and their deputies, all the RDC’s especially in districts […]