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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 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 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 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 […]

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Lebanese President calls for an emergency meeting following an explosion

Lebanese President Michel Aoun has today called for an emergency cabinet meeting and said a two-week state of emergency should be declared following a massive explosion in Beirut that killed at least 78 people and injured 4,000 others. The explosion yesterday sent shockwaves across the city, causing widespread damage even on the outskirts of the […]

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World Bank Vice President Meets President Museveni

By Joshua Nahamya The World Bank Vice President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem has concluded a two-day visit to Uganda. This was Ghanem’s first visit to Uganda where she offered government support, including Emergency Funds for Strengthening Preparedness for Coronavirus. While in Uganda, Ghanem met with President Yoweri Museveni and discussed how best the World Bank […]