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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.
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Bobi Wine accuses state of Muhammad Kirumira’s murder

Ugandan MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, has blamed the killing of a senior police officer in Uganda on the ongoing political tension.
FILE PHOTO - Ugandan musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi (C) leads activists during a demonstration against new taxes including a levy on access to social media platforms in Kampala, Uganda July 11, 2018. REUTERS-Newton Nambwaya-File Photo

Ugandans protest after lawmakers detained at airport

Protests erupted in the Ugandan capital on Friday after police detained two lawmakers at the international airport as they prepared to travel abroad for medical care, witnesses said.
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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.

Ex-Ugandan police chief Kayihura charged in military court

Incarcerated former Ugandan Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kale Kayihura was Friday presented before a military court in the capital Kampala.

Yoweri Museveni, Paul Kagame downplay Uganda-Rwanda tensions

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni has downplayed reports of tension between Kampala and Kigali.

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JAMB: Man registers UTME 64 times to ‘ghost-write’ for 64 candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has caught someone it described as a “notorious cheat” who had registered for the UTME 64 times, with the intention of writing the examination for 64 candidates.

Police foil pro-Dasuki protest in Sokoto

Police have foiled a planned procession to demand the release of former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in Sokoto state.
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz, December 21, 2018. REUTERS-Hamad I Mohammed

Any move by Iran to close Strait of Hormuz unacceptable – US official

Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
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Iran denounces ‘illegal’ US sanctions as oil waivers end

Iran denounced US sanctions on its oil sector as "illegal" on Monday after the United States announced it will no longer grant sanctions exemptions to Iran's oil customers.

Court to hear alleged N2.8 million fraud case against Nnewi United chairman

The Federal High Court sitting in Awka will on May 30, 2019, begin hearing on the case of obtaining by false pretence involving the manager of Nnewi United football club of Nnewi, Mr. Olisa Onuchukwu.