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Uganda MPs reject ‘bribe’ linked to age-limit bill

Some Ugandan MPs have rejected the cash released by Parliament to facilitate consultations on a bill seeking to scrap presidential age limit.

Uganda opposition leader Kizza Besigye arrested again – party

Uganda's opposition leader Kizza Besigye was arrested again Wednesday just five hours after being charged with inciting violence and released on bail, a leader of his political party told AFP.

Uganda police hold opposition leader Kizza Besigye over attempted murder

Ugandan police have detained the country's most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder.

Two killed in protest against extension of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s rule

Two people died as police fired bullets and teargas to disperse a crowd of opposition supporters rallying on Wednesday against plans to extend Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s rule.

At least 13 dead in Uganda flooding

Rainstorms in western Uganda caused flooding that swamped houses, killing at least 13 people including two babies, police said Wednesday.

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The collapse of a motorway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that killed 43 people was “absurd and avoidable,’’ Transport Minister, Danilo Toninelli, said in Rome on Monday.

New Genoa bridge to be built within a year – mayor

Genoa will have a new bridge within a year, its mayor said Saturday, as the Italian city prepared to start demolition work on the remains of the bridge that collapsed in August killing more than 40 people.

2019: ICPC kicks off nationwide campaign against vote-buying

Ahead of the 2019 elections, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has launched a nationwide campaign against vote-buying in the country.

EFCC arrests suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu

The South-East Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested three suspected internet fraudsters in the state.
Flying Eagles celebrate their goal vs Ghana

Flying Eagles edge Mali to reach WAFU Cup final

Nigeria’s U20 Boys, Flying Eagles, once more came from behind to excel, edging their Malian counterparts 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw to reach the Final of the WAFU U20 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo.
Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.

Twenty-eight people injured in Lisbon tram crash

Twenty-eight people were injured when a tram derailed and overturned in Lisbon.