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Ugandan army arrests soldiers who beat Bobi Wine, others

Soldiers involved in the beating of Ugandan lawmakers and civilians over their alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni’s convoy have been arrested, the army said on Tuesday.

Uganda remains in ICC after quit threats

Uganda has finally decided to remain in the International Criminal Court, after years of threats to withdraw from the Hague-based court.

In Pictures: Uganda law makers exchange blows again

Chaos has rocked the Uganda Parliament for the second time after a minister and 25 members of disagreed over the move to change the constitution to allow the president run for a re-election.

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IMF First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton

IMF: ‘Storm clouds’ gathering over global economy

One of the International Monetary Fund’s top officials warned on Tuesday that `storm clouds’ were gathering over the global economy.
A man walks in front of a stock indicator board showing share prices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on December 10, 2018. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI - AFP)

Tokyo stocks close lower

Tokyo shares closed lower on Tuesday as uncertainty caused by factors including Brexit and trade tensions weighed on the market, wiping out early gains.

Katsina APC House of Rep member dumps party

A member of the House of Representatives, Ibrahim Murtala, representing Musawa/Matazu federal constituency of Katsina State, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Teenager allegedly steals brocade material, N200,000

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Sokoto State, on Tuesday, remanded a 19-year-old carpenter, Abdulmalik Abubakar, who allegedly stole 15 yards of brocade material valued N105, 000 and N200, 000 cash.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 30, 2016 Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva looks on during a meeting with German president at the Presidential Palace in Berlin. – Leading Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Alexeyeva died at 91 on December 8, 2018. (Photo by John MACDOUGALL / AFP)

Russians mourn human rights giant Lyudmila Alexeyeva

Russians on Tuesday paid their last respects to human rights icon Lyudmila Alexeyeva, with President Vladimir Putin expected to attend a memorial ceremony despite the activist’s criticism of his rule.