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Tribal conflicts eating up Church of Uganda – Bishop Rwobusisi

Fort Portal, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop Emeritus of Cyangugu Diocese in Rwanda Geoffrey Rwobusisi has expressed disappointment following the increasing tribal conflict in the church. Bishop Rwobusisi says that tribalism is a very dangerous vice that has been slowly eating up Uganda but what is more worrying is …

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Umeme disconnects MP’s home, Medical school over power theft

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Power distributor Umeme has raided the home and medical school belonging to Katikamu North Member of Parliament (MP) Denis Ssekabira for alleged power theft. The weekend operation across Luwero Town Council targeting a number of houses and buildings started from the legislator’s home in Kizito …

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Sweden’s NATO process paused, says FM

Stockholm, Sweden | Xinhua | Sweden’s Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrom said on Saturday that the country’s North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) process has paused, local media reported. “The events of the last few weeks have temporarily caused the process to a pause,” Billstrom told Expressen newspaper, adding that the Swedish government was …

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Kenya conducts vasectomy on 3-year-old lion

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said Saturday it has conducted a successful vasectomy on a three-year-old vulnerable lion at its veterinary laboratory in the capital, Nairobi, to control the breeding of the majestic carnivore while in a captive facility. The lion is being nurtured and rehabilitated at …

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KASESE: Minister declares controversial minority bill null and void

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The HIV/TB services accessibility bill fronted by Human Rights Awareness Promotion Forum-HRAPF, an NGO involved in the promotion of rights for key populations in Kasese municipality is illegal, the state minister for local government Victoria Busiinge Rusoke has declared. She told an extraordinary council sitting …

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Bayern share spoils with Frankfurt in Bundesliga

Berlin, Germany | Xinhua | Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich drop points for the third straight time in 2023 after Eintracht Frankfurt’s Randal Kolo Muani canceled out Leroy Sane’s opener to ensure a 1-1 draw in the 18th round on Saturday. Both sides started offensively minded into the clash and exchanged attacks from …

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UN chief calls for actions to stop online hate speech, extremism

United Nations, USA | Xinhua | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday urged the establishment of “guardrails” to prevent hate speech, extremism and misinformation. “The online world is one of the main reasons that hate speech, extreme ideologies and misinformation are disseminating so fast around the world,” said the UN chief, calling …

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