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Ugandan lawmakers to review social media tax

Ugandan lawmakers will on Wednesday review the recently imposed controversial government tax on the use of social media and mobile money transactions, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni refuses to sign biosafety bill into law

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Friday declined to sign a bill into law which allows Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) into the country, a parliament spokesperson said.

Uganda parliament adjourns debate on extension of presidential rule

Uganda’s parliament abruptly adjourned a debate over the extension of presidential rule on Tuesday amid uproar after a lawmaker alleged soldiers had entered the building.

Uganda lawmakers plan to remove presidential age limit

An official says lawmakers with Uganda's ruling party are supporting plans to remove the presidential age limit, which would allow longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

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Accidents kill 130 in Ogun in six months

No fewer than 130 people were killed, while 439 sustained various degrees of injury in road accidents across Ogun in the first six months of 2018.
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Hundreds of Nigerians stranded at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Passengers including hundreds of Nigerian on board Air France operated commercial aircraft from and to Lagos and Abuja were since Wednesday stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris.
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Official: Bayelsa cargo airport project almost completed

Bayelsa State Government says it is putting finishing touches to its N90 billion Cargo International Airport project which has reached 95 per cent completion.

Congo’s Joseph Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that the December presidential election would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.

Nigerian Army begins special operation against bandits in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army has launched a joint security operation to clear bandits terrorizing Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabbah Local Government area of Sokoto State.