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Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni under fire for saying men shouldn’t cook

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.

At least seven civilians killed in DR Congo

Rebels killed at least seven civilians and abducted 15 others, including children, in fresh overnight raids in the far eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civilian and military sources said Sunday.

Femi Falana drags Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni to UN over alleged rights violations

A Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has appealed to the United Nations (UN) to investigate Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni over alleged grave human rights violations in Uganda.

Fourteen found dead in DR Congo’s restive east

Ten men and four women kidnapped by suspected Ugandan rebels were found dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive east, military sources said Tuesday.
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, left, and opposition leader Riek Machar, right, shake hands during peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Competing claims of troops violating the country’s latest cease-fire seem to indicate a shaky start to the latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s devastating five-year civil war. (Mulugeta Ayene, FILE/Associated Press)

South Sudan foes agree to withdraw forces from ‘urban areas’

South Sudan's government and rebels agreed on Friday to withdraw troops from urban areas, a Sudanese official said, as they signed a security deal aimed at ending a four-and-a-half year war.
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, left, and opposition leader Riek Machar, right, shake hands during peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Competing claims of troops violating the country’s latest cease-fire seem to indicate a shaky start to the latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s devastating five-year civil war. (Mulugeta Ayene, FILE/Associated Press)

South Sudan rivals reach new security arrangement deal

South Sudan's warring sides have signed an accord on security arrangements after talks in neighbouring Sudan's capital, a step that could lead to a power-sharing deal.

South Sudan’s Salva Kiir, Riek Machar agree ‘permanent’ ceasefire within 72 hours

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and arch-foe Riek Machar agreed on Wednesday to a "permanent" ceasefire to take effect within 72 hours, raising hopes of a deal to end their country's devastating war.

Sirleaf knocks Africa’s sit tight presidents, tells them to leave power

African leaders resisting “democratic transformation” must heed their citizens’ calls for change, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Saturday after receiving an award aimed at promoting good leadership on the continent.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni speaks out on domestic violence

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is urging men to stop physically abusing their wives, in official remarks on Thursday while marking International Women's Day.

Senator Aliyu Wamakko bags Ugandan university honorary award

The International Islamic University, Mbali, Uganda, has honoured Senator Aliyu Wamakko for his meritorious service to humanity, especially his penchant for the education of the youths.

Shithole countries: Donald Trump spoke frankly to Africans – Yoweri Museveni

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday hailed Donald Trump for speaking “frankly” to Africans after the US president unleashed a storm by reportedly describing African nations as “shithole countries.”

Uganda’s foreign minister Sam Kutesa urged to quit over alleged bribe

Uganda's foreign minister is being urged to resign following allegations in the United States that he accepted a bribe shortly after finishing his term as president of the UN General Assembly.

FBI agents join probe into Uganda women killings

The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has joined investigations into recent killings of women in Uganda.

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir defies ICC, visits Uganda

President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan arrived for a three-day visit in Uganda on Monday, defying an international Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant against him.

Uganda expels North Korea military experts over UN sanctions

Uganda has expelled North Korean military experts and representatives of North Korean companies, including its top arms dealer, as African nations face growing pressure to comply with UN sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program.

President Yoweri Museveni urges Ugandans to devote more time to work instead of prayers

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people to spend more time working, not praying.

Uganda police detain 11 protesting ‘life presidency’

Ugandan police have detained a lawmaker and 10 others who were arrested while protesting against a plan that they charge would enable the country's long-term president to rule for life.

Politics of identity, Nigeria’s greatest problem – Museveni

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni, has identified politics of identity as Nigeria’s greatest problem to achieve its developmental goals, saying unless citizens do away with it, the country’s quest for economic growth will remain a mirage.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

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Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.