The Independent
Rwanda Ambassador in Uganda tells youth to reject divisive ideologies
Rwanda’s High Commissioner to Uganda Maj.Gen (rtd) Frank Mugambage has rallied young people to be wary of divisive ideologies like genocide, warning that it’s such that led to the destruction of Rwanda in 1994. He made the remarks while speaking to over 100 young people from Ugan...
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Bobi Wine for MP Kyadondo East?
Ugandan musician, activist and humanitarian Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine looks set to finally have a go at politics. Speaking on NTV Wednesday evening, Bobi Wine stated he is considering offering himself “to serve the people” in the now vacant seat at Kyadondo East. “...
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The Independent
US THAAD missiles arrive in Seoul, China not amused
Seoul, South Korea | AFP | Trailers carrying US THAAD missile defence equipment entered a deployment site in South Korea early Wednesday with tensions high over North Korea’s intentions, Yonhap news agency reported. Arrival of the six trailers at the golf course location sparked...
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BUSINESS: Africa’s insurance industry faces new challenges
African insurance regulators, CEOs and experts share views at high profile meeting in Dakar, Senegal For years now, digital advances have been transforming a range of industries. The insurance industry especially in Africa has generally been slow to adopt new digital approaches,...
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Obama says ready to train new leaders in first post-presidency speech
Chicago, United States | AFP | Former US president Barack Obama returned to the public spotlight Monday, saying he hopes to spend the next phase of his life helping to “prepare the next generation of leadership.” After three months off, Obama broke his silence in his adopted home...
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Lafarge boss to step down after probe reveals armed group funding
Paris, France | AFP |  French-Swiss cement maker LafargeHolcim said Monday its chief executive Eric Olsen is stepping down following an internal investigation into the company’s activities in Syria. His resignation, which has been accepted by the group’s board, will be effective...
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