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South Africans bid farewell to Archbishop Desmond Tutu

The requiem mass is taking place at Cape Town's St. George's Cathedral where, for years, Tutu used the pulpit to rail against a brutal white minority regime.

Five people confirmed dead in South Sudan plane crash

According to a local radio station,the Antonov which belongs to Optimum Aviation Limited, was carrying 28 drums of diesel to Maban County, Upper Nile State.

Full statement: Museveni ‘officially’ condemns military coup in Guinea

In a statement released Friday afternoon, the 17th of September, 2021, Museveni said the recent coups in Africa ought to be evaluated to establish if they are ideologically oriented or simply carried out due to influence from external players. 

Shock as minister loses millions in land purchase scam

“I trusted you, son, as a man of God but you have duped me. I want my money. I used my property as a collateral for me to obtain the loan,"- Minister.

South Africa reports new coronavirus variant

South Africa was the first country to detect the Beta variant, one of only four labelled "of concern" by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Rwanda closely watching at Uganda amid covid-19 surge

Todate, 32,296 people have contracted Covid-19 since the first case was reported in Rwanda in March 2020. Of these, 26,712 have recovered while 5,192 are still in hospitals.

Nigeria “indefinitely” suspends Twitter

On Wednesday, Twitter removed a post by the country's president, Muhammadu Buhari, that threatened punishment for separatists in the nation’s southeast that authorities have blamed for attacks on federal property.

Woman gives birth to nine babies

Cases of women successfully carrying septuplets to term are rare -- and nonuplets even rarer.

I have what it takes to step into Dr Magufuli’s shoes- New Tanzanian president

H.E Samia assured Tanzanians and the region that she had what it takes to step into the shoes of Dr Magufuli, who was nicknamed 'bulldozer', and lead the East African country into a future of prosperity.

Kenyatta: President Magufuli showed us the potential of liberation from foreign dependence

Magufuli, 61, died in office from a heart condition on March 17 in the country's commercial capital Dar es Salaam.

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Policeman allegedly shoots himself dead at Nsambya barracks

He added that all had been exhibited and body taken to city mortuary Mulago for a post mortem.

CHRISTOPHER SEMBUYA (1935 – 2022): The story of a visionary African industrialist ignored by his own government

Sembuya was a passionate believer in African run business and he wrote a small book, “The other side of Amin Dada!” In it he noted Amin emancipated and supported African businessmen like him start industries.

Nbs,bbs,21 other tv stations in hot soup over copyright infringement

UCC has also demanded “proof and evidence of acquisition of copyrights and broadcasting rights” for the concerned programmes “in line with Clause 18 of Schedule B of the License Agreement executed between the station and the Commission.”

Shock as three family members electrocuted in Wakiso

According to police, neighbors noticed the incident and disconnected the power before they removed the bodies that have now been conveyed to the city mortuary in Mulago for postmortem.

Two arrested for stealing number plates in Kajjansi

The two suspects, police said have been stealing the number plates from areas of Lweza B, Kitende, Sekiwunga and Bwebajja all in Kajjansi Town Council, Wakiso District.

Mutebi, Mayanja unveiled at AS Kigali

Mutebi has been without a coaching job since March last year when he and KCCA FC mutually agreed to terminate their working contract.

Venezuelan drug trafficker among 79 prisoners pardoned by president Museveni

Venezuelan Doralys Rodriguez Fagundez was listed amongst other 78 male and female Ugandan nationals -now released- from about 15 separate prisons across the country.   

Doctors ask for Kampala- Entebbe express highway toll fees waiver

This, UMA says once waived off, will ease their movement while attending to emergencies.

Museveni finally signs NSSF bill into law

President Yoweri Museveni has finally signed the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Amendment Bill 2021 into law.