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A total of 19,700 students were yesterday admitted to various disciplines at Makerere on the private scheme.  Another list with names of 896 students admitted to the different public universities of Kyambogo, Gulu, Mbarara, Busitema, Lira, Muni and Kabale was released and these will enjoy taxpayers’ money through the district quota system. They join an […]

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Kenya upholds law criminalising gay sex

Kenya’s High Court has ruled against campaigners seeking to overturn a law banning gay sex. The penal code criminalizes “carnal knowledge against the order of nature” – widely understood to refer to anal intercourse between men. Gay sex is punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Kenya’s National Gay And Lesbian Human Rights Commission […]

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US embassy in Iraq orders non-emergency staff to leave country

The US embassy in Iraq says the state department has ordered all non-emergency government staff to leave the country immediately. The move comes amid escalating tensions with Iran, after Washington last week said it had detected new and urgent threats from the country. The US State Department ordered the pullout of employees from both the […]

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Chris Hughton: Brighton sack manager after 17th-placed finish in Premier League

Brighton have sacked manager Chris Hughton after the Seagulls finished 17th in the Premier League. Chairman Tony Bloom said that run “put our status at significant risk”. Hughton, who joined Albion in December 2014, led the club to the Premier League for the first time in 2017, and they finished 15th in their first season […]

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Scott Parker: Fulham appoint ex-captain as permanent manager

Scott Parker has been appointed Fulham manager on a permanent basis. The former England midfielder, 38, was promoted from first-team coach to caretaker boss in February after Claudio Ranieri was sacked. He lost his first five games in charge as Fulham were relegated from the Premier League, but then three of the next four matches. […]

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Royal baby: Harry and Meghan reveal son to the world

The Duchess of Sussex has said she has “the two best guys in the world” as she and Prince Harry introduced their firstborn child to the world. The couple have just shown off their new son to waiting cameras inside St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle – the first time the family have been seen […]

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Duchess of Sussex: Meghan goes into labour with her first child

The Duchess of Sussex has gone into labour with her first child, according to Sky sources. It follows weeks of speculation about when Meghan, 37, might give birth – but no details have been given about where she is having her baby. Rhiannon Mills, Sky’s Royal correspondent said: “It was in the early hours of […]

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Indonesia’s president wins a second term

THE RESULTS was never really in doubt. On April 17th, just hours after polling stations closed, pollsters released preliminary estimates showing that Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo (better known as Jokowi) had won a second term in office. He is thought to have clinched about 55% of the vote, against 45% for his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, […]

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Sudan crisis: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir has been moved to Kobar maximum security prison, days after he was deposed in a military coup. Reports say the ex-leader has until now been detained at the presidential residence under heavy guard. He is reportedly being held in solitary confinement and is surrounded by tight security. Months of protests […]

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Sudan President Bashir steps down and is under house arrest

Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir has stepped down and is under house arrest, multiple sources told CNN. His personal guard has been replaced and is under close watch. Bashir had ruled Sudan for three decades. He is accused of war crimes and genocide by the International Criminal Court for his government’s actions in Darfur. The Sudanese […]

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