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Death toll in Lake Victoria boat tragedy rises to 23

The accident occurred at Mpatta Sub-county in Mukono District, Uganda. The initial death toll was 10 and authorities said dozens were missing.
Lawrence Lual Malong Yor Jr

South Sudanese ‘tycoon’ Lual Malong Jr goes missing

“We are investigating the circumstances under which he was picked up. His brother reported [the matter] to police. I can confirm he is not in our custody," the spokesperson said.

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Mark Okoye

Anambra government targets 90 percent budget performance in 2019

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2019: CAN meets Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others warns desperate politicians

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Young Progressive Party YPP

YPP decries president’s rejection of Electoral Bill

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Court dismisses Segun Oni’s suit challenging Kayode Fayemi’s eligibility to contest Ekiti election

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