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Cameroon’s main opposition leader rules out presidential run

Cameroon’s veteran opposition leader John Fru Ndi Bamenda, Cameroon | AFP | Cameroon’s veteran opposition leader and perennial presidential hopeful John Fru Ndi said Thursday he will not challenge the long-ruling President Paul Biya in this year’s elections. Fru Ndi, 76, hailing from the troubled anglophone west of the country, has lost to Biya three […]

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

Ex-colonel William Endley Juba, South Sudan | AFP | A former South African soldier was sentenced to death in South Sudan on Friday for attempting to overthrow the government. Ex-colonel William Endley, 55, was “sentenced to death by hanging” for espionage and conspiring to overthrow the government, said judge Lado Eriminio Sekwat at a court […]

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Trump, gun lobby chief push armed citizens as solution to shootings

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump and America’s powerful gun lobby on Thursday cast citizens with weapons as a solution to shootings, as it emerged an armed deputy was on campus during a deadly Florida rampage but failed to act. National Rifle Association chief Wayne LaPierre hit back at what he called […]

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UN Security Council to vote Friday on Syria ceasefire

The UN Security Council   United Nations, United States | AFP | The UN Security Council will vote Friday on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid and medical evacuations. A slightly amended text was circulated to council members late Thursday but it was unclear whether Russia would […]

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UACE 2017: Girls perform better than boys,  79 candidate’s results withheld

The UNEB executive secretary added that girls constituted 41.4% of the candidates who sat for the exams. BY PAUL WAISWA The Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB) has released the 2017 UACE results with a decline in performance. Releasing the results on Wednesday, Mr Daniel Odongo, the UNEB executive secretary, said of the 101,269 candidates registered […]

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Five refugees killed, 20 injured, in Rwanda camp food protest

At least five refugees were killed and 20 injured at a camp in Rwanda when a protest over a cut in food rations turned violent, Rwandan police said on Friday. Seven policemen were also injured. Around 3,000 refugees had camped outside United Nations offices at the camp since Tuesday. On Thursday police tried to disperse […]

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2017 Grade III results out, performance declines

Your ads will be inserted here by Easy Plugin for AdSense. Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Mr. Muhindo Joshua Principal Bundibugyo PTC The ministry of Education and sports through Kyambogo University has released the highly anticipated 2017 Grade III Primary Teachers’ Results. The results […]

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Drinking Alcohol Prolongs Life –Researchers

Researchers report that a long-term survey found moderate coffee consumption, not being obese, moderate exercise – and a drink or two of alcohol – were common among participants living past age 90. Here’s some information to ponder while hitting the gym instead of a bar: Beer and wine have better health benefits than exercise in […]

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Arrests After 400Kgs Of Cocaine Found In Russian Embassy

Police have seized nearly 400 kilos of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina’s security minister announced Thursday. Patricia Bullrich told a press conference that the drugs discovered in an annex of the embassy had a street value of around 50 million euros (about […]

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East Africa:S.sudan Infrastructure Projects Gets EAC Nod

[Citizen] Arusha -Infrastructure development projects, including roads, will be among the early benefits to South Sudan, a new entrant to the bloc, from the East African Community (EAC).

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