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African Union announces failure of latest talks on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

African Union announces failure of latest talks on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

The African Union on Sunday announced the failure of the latest round of talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), official Sudan news agency[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle, Politics
6 rangers killed in latest attack at Congo’s Virunga park

6 rangers killed in latest attack at Congo’s Virunga park

KINSHASA, Congo — Gunmen have killed at least six rangers in Virunga National Park, the latest attack in the part of eastern Congo that is home to some of the[Read More…]

by January 11, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Police seize fake dollars that were allegedly stolen from Don Zella

Police seize fake dollars that were allegedly stolen from Don Zella

Police at Jinja Road are holding a man who allegedly stole $80,000 from Kampala socialite Sheila Nandege popularly known as Don Zella. Jeremiah Adome, 36, allegedly broke into Nandege’s Room[Read More…]

by January 6, 2021 0 comments Business, Lifestyle
Civilian and French military casualties mount in Mali fighting

Civilian and French military casualties mount in Mali fighting

More than 20 civilians were killed by an unidentified helicopter gunship in Mali this weekend, on top of mounting French army casualties, according to reports. The helicopter, flying at low[Read More…]

by January 6, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Uganda to access COVID19 vaccine from AstraZeneca: Health Ministry

Uganda to access COVID19 vaccine from AstraZeneca: Health Ministry

Uganda’s Ministry of Health has today announced that Uganda will access the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca based on the evidence available and recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee. There has[Read More…]

by January 4, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Australian woman arrested in Tanzania for satirical post

Australian woman arrested in Tanzania for satirical post

An Australian woman has been arrested and charged in Tanzania shortly after criticising the Tanzanian President’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in a satirical social media post. Zara Kay, an[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Five family members killed in Kenya overnight smoke

Five family members killed in Kenya overnight smoke

A middle-aged couple and their three children were found dead on Saturday morning inside their house in Githurai 45 area, Kiambu County, Central Kenya. They were suspected to have died[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Sri Lanka: Rwandan experts arrive to help curb Fall Army Worm menace

Sri Lanka: Rwandan experts arrive to help curb Fall Army Worm menace

Jan 02, Colombo: A team of six scientists from Rwanda has arrived in Sri Lanka at a request made by President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to the President of Rwanda to conduct[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
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Congo army says its forces recapture eastern village from Islamist group

Congo said on Saturday that 14 suspected Islamist militants and two soldiers were killed in fighting on New Year’s Day as the Congolese army backed by UN peacekeepers regained control[Read More…]

by January 2, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
DR Congo rebels kill dozens of farmers

DR Congo rebels kill dozens of farmers

Rebels in the east of DR Congo have killed at least 25 people, beheading some, local officials say. Fighters from the Allied Democratic Forces have been blamed for the attack[Read More…]

by January 2, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle