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Uganda’s Harriet Anena and Nigeria’s Professor Tanure Ojaide emerge joint winners of the 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa
At least 40 passengers who were aboard the ill-fated Ugandan boat that sank in Lake Victoria on Sunday are unaccounted for.
At least 29 people died when a boat capsized in poor weather in Lake Victoria near the Ugandan capital, Kampala, the country's deputy police spokesman has said.
The Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency and chairman of the Senate Committee on Privatization, Ben Murray-Bruce, will deliver the keynote speech at the 13th Founder’s Day ceremony of the American University of Nigeria.
The Ugandan military has deployed additional troops along its common border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to prepare for possible infiltration and attacks from the rebel group Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Suspected Congolese militiamen shot dead seven Ugandan fishermen and wounded another on Lake Albert, which straddles the two countries' border, police said on Sunday.
UN peacekeepers and Congolese troops have been wounded in an offensive against a militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations' mission to the country said on Thursday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UN Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) say the Ebola outbreak in DRC remains dangerous and unpredictable.
A prominent Ugandan activist is back in jail, accused of making "obscene comments" on her Facebook page about President Yoweri Museveni and his late mother.
A Ugandan court has charged a controversial university lecturer for abusing President Yoweri Museveni and his late mother.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni came under fire Monday for saying he had not stepped into the kitchen since he got married, and that it was not a man’s role to cook.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has warned against violent campaigns ahead the 2019 general elections in Bayelsa State.
Former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), on Tuesday asked the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to suspend his trial indefinitely until the Federal Government obeys orders of Court of competent jurisdiction which granted him bail.
A group of 100 Chinese peacekeepers departed from Beijing Capital International Airport to Darfur, Sudan on Tuesday for a one-year peacekeeping mission.
England-based Nigerian boxer Larry Ekundayo will defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) European welterweight title against Louis Greene of the United Kingdom on Friday evening.
No fewer than 500 political appointees and elected officials under the first and second term of the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ado Ekiti.
The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency has defended the removal of the billboards and posters of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Jimi Agbaje.
Reprieve has finally come the way of ailing actor, Victor Olaotan, as billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, has offered to foot the bill for his treatment abroad.
Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday urged voters in Epe Divison to vote en masse for candidates of the All Progressives Congress across the board to ensure the continuation of the good works of the party both in the State and in the country at large.
The Nigerian Customs Service, Zone A, Lagos, has said it seized goods valued at N2.7 billion smuggled through the Lagos border over the past four weeks.