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US concerned for Uganda journalists hit with treason over ‘Rwanda coup’ story

The United States says it is concerned over seeming media clampdown in Uganda after five publishers and three journalists were recently charged with treason.

Uganda detains newspaper editors, directors without charge

Ugandan authorities should immediately release eight employees of the national newspaper Red Pepper who are being held in government detention without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, John Mahama’s brother named in Paradise Papers

Just like the Panama Papers, the Paradise Papers that were skimmed from the files of a law group, Appleby, were published on Sunday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, ICIJ.

Six university students killed in Uganda road crash

Six students from Kampala International University (KIU) were Sunday confirmed dead following a road accident in Nakasongola District in central Uganda.

Uganda bans protests amid bid to scrap presidential age limit

Ugandan police have banned a protest set for Thursday when lawmakers debate plans to scrap a presidential age limit, seen as a bid to pave the way for Yoweri Museveni to seek a sixth term as leader.

Ugandan MPs will have final word on presidential age limit – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni now says Ugandan MPs will have the final say on the presidential age limit.

Uganda varsity moves to recall undeserved degrees

Uganda's pioneer Makerere University has embarked on a comprehensive academic audit aimed at recalling undeserved degrees.

Uganda’s parliament suspended over murders of several women

Uganda's parliament says it will stop meeting until the government presents a report into a string of murders that some fear is the work of a serial killer.

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Manchester City can’t get complacent – Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne revelled in Manchester City's "big win" over rivals Manchester United, though he insisted the runaway Premier League leaders cannot afford to be complacent.

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Millions looted during Nelson Mandel’s funeral

The head of South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog, Busisiwe Mkhwebane has confirmed a R250‚000 payment into Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle’s private account was among a litany of irregular transactions made with money meant for Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

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P Diddy world’s highest paid musician 2017 – Forbes

American hip-hop superstar, Sean Combs, a.k.a P Diddy has emerged Forbes highest earning musician for the year, without releasing any album for the period.

PDP lost power in 2015 because of arrogance – Raymond Dokpesi

A leading Contender from the South-South extraction for the PDP National Chairmanship position in the forthcoming Saturday’s National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has attributed the party’s lose in the 2015 President Election to the arrogance of the leaders of the Party.

Governor Yahaya Bello evolves strategies to curb farmers/fulani herdsmen clash

The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, said he had mapped out strategies to curb the menace of Fulani herdsmen/farmers clash across the state.