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President Yoweri Museveni’s men should respect human rights in COVID-19 response in Uganda, Human Rights Watch says

The administration of President Yoweri Museveni should respect human rights and avoid abuses as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.“Security forces have been using excessive force to...

Uganda bans all public transport for two weeks to battle coronavirus as eight-month-old baby girl tests positive for the deadly bug

The President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday announced a 14-day ban on public transport to curb the spread of the coronavirus after the number of confirmed cases jumped to 14, including an eight-month-old baby girl.

UN postpones Africa climate week in Kampala, Uganda, over coronavirus

The United Nations has put on hold the Africa Climate Week scheduled to take place in Kampala, Uganda, between April 20 and April 24, 2020, to protect participants and prevent the spread of the coronavirus which...

SHOCKING: Uganda’s queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dead at 15

Nikita Pearl Waligwa is dead. The teenage actress who starred in the popular chess prodigy movie by Disney film died at the TMR International Hospital in Naaly, a suburb in Kampala, Uganda. She was only 15.

Uganda’s economy growing well but significant risks persist, World Bank says

The World Bank said on Thursday the economy of Uganda continues to grow, driven by strong levels of domestic consumption and sustained levels of public and private investment."Net Foreign Direct Investment inflows...
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Nigeria records 6 new coronavirus cases lifting total infections to 238 with 5 deaths

"Six new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 2 in Kwara, 2 in Edo,...
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BREAKING: U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has oxygen support as he battles for life in London

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has had oxygen support since his coronavirus symptoms worsened on Monday, as he battles for life...

BREAKING: Africa records 73 new COVID-19 deaths in one day lifting total toll to 487

Africa has recorded at least 73 new COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the latest data from...

President Cyril Ramaphosa should respect human rights in South Africa amid COVID-19 pandemic, Human Rights Watch says

The South African government’s response to the unprecedented global health challenge of COVID-19 should fully respect the rights and dignity of everyone in...

PHOTO NEWS: Lagos Attorney General Moyosore Onigbanjo addressing journalists after arraigning actress Funke Akindele for violating a social gathering order

The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Moyosore Onigbanjo who was the lead prosecutor of Funke Akindele-Bello and her...
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