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Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, has encouraged the newly crowned Miss World Africa, Quiin Abenakyo, to wear her natural hair.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni asks Miss World Africa to stop wearing ‘fake’ hair

Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, has encouraged the newly crowned Miss World Africa, Quiin Abenakyo, to wear her natural hair.
Protesters put set a bonfire on a street to demand the release of the Ugandan politician Robert Kyagulanyi known as Bobi Wine who was recently arrested for treason and possession of firearms in Kampala, Uganda, on August 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER

Heavy security, arrests as Ugandan pop star set to come home

Ugandan security forces have deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine from the United States.
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Ugandan opposition pop star Bobi Wine flies abroad for treatment

A Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker flew out of the country for medical treatment after alleged torture while in detention, his lawyer said, a day after security forces blocked him from boarding a flight to the US and set off a new round of protests.
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Uganda police arrest two lawmakers trying to leave country after torture allegations

Ugandan police detained two lawmakers at the country’s international airport, where supporters say they were trying to seek treatment abroad for injuries suffered while being tortured by the security forces.

Uganda on high alert following Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

Uganda is on alert following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has left at least 17 people dead.

Emirates: Attendant who fell from emergency exit has died

Long-haul carrier Emirates says a flight attendant who fell from an emergency exit of a Boeing 777 parked in Uganda has died.

Air hostess falls off Emirates Airline flight in Uganda

An air hostess sustained serious injuries after falling from an Emirates aircraft’s emergency exit at the Entebbe International Airport in Uganda.

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An ambulance is seen outside the church premises with gathered security personnel following a blast at St Anthony's Shrine in Kochchikade, Colombo. [Ishara S. Kodikara-AFP]

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners — with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia, Niron agree on movement of iron ore

Liberia and Niron Metals Plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the passage through Liberia, of iron ore, from the Zogota iron ore deposit in the Republic of Guinea.
A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.

Over $130 million found at ousted Omar al-Bashir’s home in Sudan

A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.
Thomas Lemar hopes Antoine Griezmann will still be an Atletico Madrid player next season, while the winger accepts he has more work to do to fully adapt to life in LaLiga.

Thomas Lemar hopeful Antoine Griezmann stays at Atletico Madrid

Thomas Lemar hopes Antoine Griezmann will still be an Atletico Madrid player next season, while the winger accepts he has more work to do to fully adapt to life in LaLiga.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 1

Group tasks governors to emulate President Buhari on minimum wage

As the nation’s workforce continue to heave a sigh of relief following Presidential assent to 30,000 Naira minimum wage bill, state governors have been urged to sustain the tempo.