Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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13 Oct
As a Covid-19 surge overwhelmed Uganda earlier this year, Livingstone Musaala, who was forced to quit his teaching job following school closures, turned to coffin-making to pay the bills and help his community. But few welcomed his initiative at first. Family members criticised him for capitalising on a pandemic-fuelled boom in his densely-populated hometown of Bugobi,…
10 Sep
Nigeria’ senior men’s cricket national team, yesterday, left for Entebbe, Uganda, venue of a Tri-Series, which also involves national teams of Kenya and Uganda.
20 Aug
The Ugandan government said on Friday it had ordered more than 50 non-governmental organisations to suspend operations, a major escalation of its efforts to tighten control over civil society.
17 Aug
Uganda's constitutional court has scrapped a controversial anti-pornography law whose provisions included a ban on wearing miniskirts in public, in a decision hailed by women's rights campaigners on Tuesday.
29 Jul
Why the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine shouldn’t be skipped as jab hesitancy is lower in poorer countries compared to developed nations
21 Jul
At least 800 people in Uganda were given fake coronavirus vaccines -- some injected with water -- in a scam that involved "unscrupulous" doctors and health workers, government officials said Wednesday. The counterfeit jabs were administered over May and June during a deadly surge of the coronavirus in the East African nation, when new infections…
1 Jul
Uganda Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda has announced the decision to review imposed taxes on the use of social media and mobile money transaction, following a public backlash. "Government is now reviewing the taxes taking into consideration the concerns of the public and its implications on the budget," Rugunda said in a statement. "The president has…
18 Jun
Uganda on Friday began the distribution of the third batch of Coronavirus (COVID-19) AstraZeneca vaccines it received from the global COVAX facility to address the nationwide stock outs, a health spokesperson said.
29 May
Six people were killed, including a woman who was burned alive, during an attack blamed on the regional militia group ADF in eastern
13 May
The Lagos State Government has placed the United States, Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Togo, South Africa, Canada, France, Germany, Uganda, the Netherland, Cameroun, Angola and Rwanda on its watch list...
12 May
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, alongside presidents of 11 countries on Wednesday in Kampala, attended the inauguration of re-elected Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni.
12 May
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni was sworn in Wednesday for his sixth term as president, as police surrounded the home of his main opposition rival who decried the inauguration as a "sham".


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Insurgency in Nigeria started precisely in the Northeast and it has already taken over the whole nation as at today with the ongoing attacks on military facilities
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Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
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The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
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Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.