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Uganda’s presidential candidate Bobi Wine has been released on bail, local media reported, as police said the death toll in clashes triggered by his arrest earlier this week hit 37.
Shares in Asia Pacific rose modestly on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were locked in a fierce battle for the White House.
The Uganda military is using aircraft and foot patrols to search for more than 200 inmates who escaped from a prison in north-east Uganda.
Prisoners in a Ugandan jail overpowered their guards and 219 of them escaped with at least 15 guns, but two were killed after security forces launched an operation to recapture them, a military spokesperson said on Thursday.
Authorities in Uganda say bloggers and others publishing or broadcasting online must register with authorities, drawing criticism from some who see it as an attack on free speech ahead of next year’s election.
Uganda’s central bank has introduced a new lending window for commercial banks that might encounter short-term liquidity challenges, it said on Tuesday, unveiling another tool to complement its main monetary policy instrument.
Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
The Speaker Borno House of Assembly, Alhaji Abdulkarim Lawan, has called for the establishment of military super camp in deserted Guzamala Local Government Area to facilitate the return of displaced residents now taking refuge in Maiduguri.
Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.
Ugandan pop star and presidential hopeful, Bobi Wine, said some of his supporters were injured on Saturday after police fired teargas and live bullets to disperse a crowd in the country’s east.
Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, has reiterated that the war on insurgency would have been over but for sabotage.
The Federal Government has evacuated 172 stranded Nigerians from Uganda.
US President-elect Joe Biden says he will not immediately end the phase one trade agreement with China or roll back punitive tariffs on Chinese goods imposed by President Donald Trump, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency of the Department of Health said the vaccine offers up to 95 percent protection against the pandemic.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has said the Boko Haram terrorist group is killing residents of the State for exposing them to the military.
Zinedine Zidane doesn’t intend on resigning as Real Madrid coach but that doesn’t mean his future at the club is safe according to a report in Marca.
Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare has pledged maximum support for the Nigeria Basketball Federation.
The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Foreign Affairs to investigate alleged racketeering of overseas posting, costing the ministry millions of Naira.
Ethiopian government forces began an offensive to capture the regional capital Mekelle in the rebellious northern Tigray region on Saturday, said a diplomat in direct contact with residents, and the leader of Tigrayan forces.
Lagos State Government has assured Lagosians of its commitment in ensuring that no stone is left unturned in its efforts towards protecting the rights and privileges of the girl child and women in the State.
FIFA celebrates Nwankwo Kanu, Finidi George, Ajax teammates’ 1995 Intercontinental Cup win vs Gremio
FIFA today celebrated former Super Eagles stars Nwankwo Kanu, Finidi George and their Ajax teammates, after they won the now defuct Intercontinental Cup against Brazil’s Gremio in 1995.
Mixed reactions have continued to trail plans by the private sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), to spend N100 billion in rehabilitating all the 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide, during the #EndSARS protests.