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Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni visited eastern Bududa on Sunday after 43 people died when a landslide caused a river to burst its banks, sending water and boulders cascading downhill.
Campaigners against Uganda's tax on social media have been broadcasting calls on loudspeakers urging users not to pay the levy, playing a game of cat-and-mouse with police, witnesses said on Tuesday.
Uganda will review a tax on the use of social media, the prime minister said Wednesday after a protest against the controversial measure was broken up by police firing live rounds and teargas into the air.
Ugandan police on Wednesday used tear gas and bullets to break up a street protest against a new tax targeting social media users.
Over 2 million unregistered Sim cards in Uganda will be switched off on August 30, the Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, told a press conference. The PM further said that no extension would be granted.
The embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Hon. Damishi Sango, who was suspended by the state Executive Council of the party on Wednesday said they have reliable information that the action of the 16 party officials is being sponsored by a third force to cripple the party’s promising petitions at the elections tribunal.
Former US vice president Joe Biden has announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted accreditation to 10 out of 15 academic programmes offered by Obong University, a private university based in Akwa Ibom State.
Mozambique was bracing for a powerful cyclone to make landfall on Thursday, just one month after another cyclone devastated the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe leaving more than 1,000 dead.
Pyongyang on Thursday threatened a “corresponding response”, three days after South Korea and the U.S. kicked off two weeks of joint air-force drills.
Authorities in Tanzania have advised people in southern coastal regions to move to safer ground ahead of the expected arrival of a cyclone.
Fabio Capello has revealed that Real Madrid have a staggering €500 million (£430m/$560m) to spend in the upcoming summer transfer window.
Ogun State appears to have returned to a full blast violence reminiscent of the past on Easter Sunday as hoodlums suspected to be in the service of politicians opposed to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its members in Ifo Local Government Area, attacked the Deputy Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Kunle Oluomo, burned his constituency office in Ifo town and also set ablaze, five vehicles on ground.
Pep Guardiola sympathises with Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the difficult period he is going through and insists he supports the Norwegian ahead of their first derby meeting.
The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMI) on Thursday said that IDPs in Kisi, Oyo State, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for providing them with items worth N10 million.