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Bobi Wine Announces Walk to Work Protests, Starting on Tuesday

By Staff Writer Bobi Wine has announced his next course of action in the aftermath of Police blocking his concerts. While addressing journalists at his home, Bobi Wine says it is now time he tries the last peaceful option of street protests. He says he has had enough of government infringing on his rights. “Tomorrow […]

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Sheilah Gashumba and God’s Plan Set Introduction Date

By Staff Writer If all goes as planned, God’s Plan will be visiting Sheilah Gashumba’s parents before the end of September. According to information received from friends of the couple, efforts are underway to reach out to Frank Gashumba, the only blocker at the moment. “Sheilah Gashumba’s mother is aligned and is ready to take […]

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African free trade area could be operational in July

The agreement will have to dodge a patchwork of trade regulations and tariffs that make intra-African commerce costly | Shoshana Kede | Excitement was palpable throughout the region as the dream for a continental free trade area in Africa got the final ratification needed to become a reality this month. Gambia became the 22nd African […]

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Nigeria: Acute Hunger – Outrage As IDP Children Feed On Onion Leaves

[Vanguard] Intense hunger due to inadequate food items in an Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camp in the outskirts of Bauchi State, has forced children to feed on onion leaves for survival.

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Africa: How Science Fiction and Fantasy Can Help Us Make Sense of the World

[The Conversation Africa] The world’s a mess. How do thoughtful people make sense of it all? In this series we’ve asked a number of our authors to suggest a book, philosopher, work of art – or anything else, for that matter – that will help to make sense of it all.

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Uganda: Government Should Explain Age Limit Amendment, Says Odama

[Monitor] Gulu -The Gulu Archbishop John Baptist Odama has asked government to justify to the country the purpose and implication of the presidential age limit amendment which was upheld by the Supreme Court on Thursday.

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Body of missing IHK doctor retrieved from septic tank

FILE PHOTO: Cathy Agaba Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cathy Agaba, the missing doctor of International Hospital Kampala-IHK has been found dead. Agaba’s body was retrieved this afternoon from a septic tank at her rented premises in Muyenga, in Kampala. The Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Owoyesigyire, says Agaba’s body was recovered following the […]

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“Property” song made me a star – Fik Fameika

By Ahmad Muto He has churned out quite a number of songs the few years he has recorded music. Much as most of them are average songs, some are hits and according to rapper Fik Fameica, the song that made it outside Uganda was the controversial “Property” song. He says it made to some of […]

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Bobi wine’s promoters are conmen-Mirundi

By Stella Naigino After Bobi wines promoters coming out to announce and even advertise the Kyarenga music show slated for the Easter holiday, many people are pessimistic that police might not allow this to happen. However, Tamale Mirundi came out and referred to Bobi Wines promoters as con men for organizing something that might not […]

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Sudan army orders protesters to tear down barricades

FILE PHOTO: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Sudan’s new army rulers on Monday ordered protesters to dismantle their barricades on roads leading to the military headquarters as tensions grew after talks between the two sides broke down. The demonstrators have accused the ruling military council of being little different from veteran leader […]

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