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Pope prays for peace in South Sudan and DR Congo

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Pope prays for peace in South Sudan and DR Congo


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Court Orders Government to Produce Kaweesi Murder Suspects

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Court Orders Government to Produce Kaweesi Murder Suspects


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State of South Sudan Refugees in Koboko

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State of South Sudan Refugees in Koboko


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Zimbabwe war veterans call for immediate anti-Mugabe protests

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Zimbabwe war veterans call for immediate anti-Mugabe protests


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Why Bobi Wine had to mourn Sgt. Kifulugunyu

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Why Bobi Wine had to mourn Sgt. Kifulugunyu


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Address food shortage, FAO boss tells world leaders

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Address food shortage, FAO boss tells world leaders


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Togo opposition says president's claim a 'declaration of war'

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Togo opposition says president's claim a 'declaration of war'


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  • Sisi vows to respond with brutal force after 235 killed in Egypt mosque attack
    Sisi vows to respond with brutal force after 235 killed in Egypt mosque attack

    , independent.co.ug

    Attack on mosque in Egypt’s Sinai kills at least 235. Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Armed attackers on Friday killed at least 235 worshippers in a bomb and gun assault on a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province, in the country’s deadliest attack in recent memory. A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque frequented by Sufis roughly 40 kilometres west of the North Sinai capital of El-Arish before gunmen opened fire on those gathered for weekly Friday prayers, officials said
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Death

  • Cranes legend Timothy Ayiekoh succumbs to heart failure
    Cranes legend Timothy Ayiekoh succumbs to heart failure

    , ntv.co.ug

    Uganda is mourning the passing on of an icon that made several fans fall in love with the beautiful game.Uganda Cranes, SC Villa and KCC legend Timothy Ayiekoh breathed his last this morning at a local hospital in Maganjo. He is said to have died of heart failure, just a month after he had surgery. He died aged 63. Born in Uganda to Kenyan parents, Ayiekoh's final resting place will be at his ancestral home in Kenya, according to Fufa's technical committee boss and deceased's friend Asuman Lubowa. Subscribe to Our Channel
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Issues

  • Putin urges 'compromise' ahead of new Syria peace talks
    Putin urges 'compromise' ahead of new Syria peace talks

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    Putin urges ‘compromise’ ahead of new Syria peace talks Sochi, Russia | AFP | Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that efforts to end Syria’s six-year war were entering “a new stage” ahead of a planned meeting of Syrian government officials and opposition leaders, warning both sides that compromise would be necessary. The new talks should happen soon, Putin said after a summit with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan, insisting that they would reinvigorate a hobbled peace process
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    Places: Uganda |  Asia |  Mideast |  Syria | 

Disasters & Accidents

  • KIU Students in a Fatal Accident
    KIU Students in a Fatal Accident

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    Six students from Kampala International University who were travelling from Nakasongola District to Kampala have died after a car they were moving in rammed into an Isuzu truck. Five of the students died on spot, while the other died on the way to Nsambya hospital. The six were all foreign students from Rwanda.The deceased have been identified as Fred Mutabazi, Frank Ngalambi, Samson Makwenjere, Vincent Kwizera, Fred Kassasi and Emmanuel Shema.
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Obituary

  • Cranes legend Timothy Ayiekoh succumbs to heart failure
    Cranes legend Timothy Ayiekoh succumbs to heart failure

    , ntv.co.ug

    Uganda is mourning the passing on of an icon that made several fans fall in love with the beautiful game.Uganda Cranes, SC Villa and KCC legend Timothy Ayiekoh breathed his last this morning at a local hospital in Maganjo. He is said to have died of heart failure, just a month after he had surgery. He died aged 63. Born in Uganda to Kenyan parents, Ayiekoh's final resting place will be at his ancestral home in Kenya, according to Fufa's technical committee boss and deceased's friend Asuman Lubowa. Subscribe to Our Channel
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Accidents

  • Priest dies in car crash
    Priest dies in car crash

    , newvision.co.ug

    PIC: The late Fr. Richard Lubaale. The Catholic Church is mourning the loss of their priest who perished in a car accident on Monday night. Fr Richard Lubaale perished in car accident on the Mbiko-Jinja-Kampala highway on his way back from Namagunga, where he had joined fellow priests to pray for the late Deacon Mulumba, who also died in an accident
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Violence

  • Four killed in California mass shooting
    Four killed in California mass shooting

    , newvision.co.ug

    Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters that the assailant was killed by police following the mass shooting, which began around 8:00 am (1600 GMT) at a home in Rancho Tehama Reserve and continued at several locations in the community, including the elementary school. He said no children were among the dead and the motive for the assault was unclear, although it may be linked to a domestic dispute and a history of disagreements with neighbors
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Murders