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Black snakes force Liberia president to abandon office

President of Liberia, George Weah, is working from his official residence after two black snakes were found in the building where his offices are...

How can tech help the arts? Abu Dhabi Culture Summit debates the issue

The third annual Culture Summit was held from 7 to 11 April in Abu Dhabi, gathering industry experts from 90 different counties. The main...

DRC mourns Lake Kivu boat accident victims, flags at half-mast

President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, declared Friday a day of mourning across the territory in honour of the scores of...

Tunisia, the safest country for journalists in the Maghreb

Tunisia has been ranked the safest country for journalists in north Africa and the middle east by the 2019 World Press Freedom Index report....

KCCA bids farewell to former legal director, Ouma

Kampala Capital City Authority has bid farewell to their outgoing director in charge of legal affairs, Charles Ouma.Ouma handed in his resignation last month...

South Sudan records higher disease related morbidity than war casualties

Nyachoat is two years old. Just two hours ago, he was having a seizure due to malaria. His parents arrived just in time at...

Sudan protest hub: U.S. wants what protesters want, civilian-led transition

Sudan protest updates: December 2018 – February 1, 2019 April 18, 2019: US backs calls for civilian-led transition The United...

Pics of the day, April 18, 2019

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South Africa church collapses during Passover: 13 killed, 16 injured

Thirteen people were confirmed dead with sixteen others sustaining varying degrees of injury when a church collapsed in South Africa’s KwaZulu Natal province. The...

IHK doctor applied for annual leave five days before going missing

Dr Catherine Agaba, a doctor attached to International Hospital Kampala (IHK) who went missing on April 13 initially lost contact with her employers several...

Erratic power supply riles Arua business community

NALWADDA NSANGIElectricity users in West Nile have decried the continued adverse inconsistency and insufficiency of power in the region despite the increased water volumes...

We expected them to do it that way , says CCEDU on Supreme Court...

The Citizens’ Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU), a civil society organization that advocates for electoral democracy in Uganda has said the there...

2019 for Sadio Mane?

In a humiliating 4-1 score at the Dragao stadium, the two most in form Africans each scored a goal to propel Liverpool into the...

Ntagali asks parents to control sex desires in Easter message

The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda Stanley Ntagali has warned parents against their sexual desires which he said have led to increased cases...

Mali government resigns over March massacre that claimed 160 lives

Mali’s prime minister and his whole government resigned on Thursday, four weeks after a massacre of some 160 Fulani herders by an ethnic vigilante...

Softball gaining popularity in South Africa [The Morning Call]

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Guinea: Reactions to constitutional reforms [The Morning Call]

Guinea’s opposition and civil society continue to reject the proposed constitutional amendments that could allow President Alpha Condé to run for a third term...

Uganda: Presidential age limit removed [The Morning Call]

Uganda’s Supreme Court upheld the removal of presidential age limits on Thursday by a majority of 4-3. A loss for the opposition, who...

Ethiopia’s Oromia gets new president as Megerssa takes federal post

Ethiopia’s largest and most populous region, Oromia, has a new president in the person of Shimelis Abdissa, a former Chief of Staff of Prime...

No Ancelotti miracle as Napoli end season empty handed

Out of Europe and without a trophy, Carlo Ancelotti’s first season at Napoli has fallen short of expectations.Alexandre Lacazette’s superb curling 36th-minute free-kick from...

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