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Uganda’s Museveni blames ‘external forces’ for opposition unrest

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has accused "external forces" of trying to foment trouble by funding his political opponents in a bid to undermine the country's image abroad.

South Sudan rebels reject peace deal reinstating Riek Machar

South Sudan rebels on Monday rejected a peace plan to reinstate insurgent leader Riek Machar as vice president, saying it failed to dilute the strong power base of the country’s president.

South Sudan rebel leader set to be reinstated as vice president

South Sudan's warring leaders agreed to a power-sharing deal in Uganda on Saturday that will see the rebel leader return to his position as vice president, Sudan's foreign minister said.

Uganda introduces social media tax despite criticism

Millions of people in Uganda now have to pay extra to use popular social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter as new rules come into force.

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MMA2 operates as FAAN shelves threat to withdraw services

Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 in Lagos continues flight operations following the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria agreement to shelve plans to withdraw its services to the terminal over alleged indebtedness

Liverpool’s Joe Gomez signs new contract until summer of 2024

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez signs a new contract with the club until the summer of 2024
Gboyega Oyetola

Alaafin: Gboyega Oyetola a man of integrity

Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, hails Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola as a man of integrity who the state is lucky to have as its helmsman

China bans raising pigs in wild boar areas to block swine fever

China says it will ban pig farming in areas inhabited by wild boars to prevent the spread of highly contagious African swine fever

Herbalist allegedly defrauds man of N4.5 million

34-year old herbalist Olaifa Ajayi appears in Lagos magistrates’ court for allegedly defrauding a man of N4.5 million under the pretext of offering spiritual prayers for “restoration of glory”