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Apr 12, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Five more African athletes go missing, days after news of missing CamerooniansFive more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said on Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier.
Dec 08, 2017
DR Congo: 14 UN peacekeepers killed, over 53 others injured in militant attackRebels attacked a UN peacekeeping base in eastern Congo, killing at least 14 peacekeepers and wounding 53 others in the deadliest single assault on a UN mission
Nov 20, 2017
Robert Mugabe just latest chapter in Africa's brutal history of autocracy: How rulers cling to powerA combination of poverty, over-population and dictatorial regimes have ensured the 1.2 billion people who call Africa their home are trapped in a seemingly never ending vortex of hopelessness
Oct 08, 2017
FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Nigeria beat Zambia to cement finals spot; Ghana knocked outA 73rd-minute strike by Arsenal forward Iwobi handed the Nigeria a 1-0 success over Zambia in Uyo, ensuring top spot in Group B with a game to spare.
Sep 19, 2017
Spain, Mexico, Egypt among 7 nations that have curtailed diplomatic relations with North Korea amid nuclear threatIn response to Pyongyang’s nuclear test, several countries have announced they have expelled the North Korean ambassador accredited to their capitals
Aug 05, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 medal tally: Mo Farah wins gold on Day 1 to put Great Britain on topHere's a look at the medals tally after day 1 of IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017.
Jun 23, 2017
South Sudan food crisis: UN says aid dwindling in world's fastest-growing refugee crisisFood aid soon will run out for nearly a million South Sudanese sheltering in Uganda in what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis, the United Nations refugee chief said
Mar 30, 2017
Attacks on African nationals: India must curb racism, protect image from miscreantsIt would be unfortunate if the hard work of African nations and India and their reputation is damaged because of miscreants who are unable to move past their colour bias
Feb 19, 2017
Vice President Hamid Ansari embarks on Africa tour, will hold bilateral talks in Rwanda and UgandaVice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday left on a five-day visit to Rwanda and Uganda, where he will hold bilateral talks with the leadership of the two East African nations besides attending a host of events.
Nov 27, 2016
Uganda says 55 police, tribal insurgents killed in clashes | ReutersBy Elias Biryabarema | KAMPALA KAMPALA The Ugandan authorities said on Sunday 41 tribal insurgents and 14 police officers were killed in clashes in the west of the country, and the tribal king of the area near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo was detained.The police, who announced the death toll on Twitter, said the clashes took place in the Rwenzori region, where there has been unrest since a disputed presidential election in February that was won by veteran leader Yoweri Museveni.Police said the people it simply described as "attackers" were fighting to create an independent state in the area.Army spokesman Paddy Ankunda told Reuters that Charles Wesley Mumbere, the king of the Rwenzururu Kingdom who supports the opposition, was detained for questioning. There are several tribal kings in Uganda who have a largely ceremonial role with some modest regional powers.The opposition has accused the government of stoking tensions in the region, where the opposition has strong support, with a clamp down on political activity."The attackers used IED (improvised explosive devices as) grenades, guns, and spears to attack security personnel," the police said, adding a police vehicle at a security post was burned during the fighting. "So far we have arrested 15 key ring leaders," police said.According to the Daily Monitor, a leading local daily, a group of security personnel on patrol in Kasese, the biggest town in the region, was attacked by Mumbere's royal guards on Saturday, sparking a firefight that led to clashes.