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Uganda Airlines has landed

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The first two of the newly acquired Uganda Airlines aircraft have landed at Entebbe airport. The Bombardier CRJ900s, flew in from Canada Tuesday morning. The aircraft purchased are the first in the series to have the new cabin enhancements and Uganda Airlines will be the first airline in Africa to operate them. Uganda Airlines will …

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Makerere Don decries state abdication of health service provision

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A leading public health researcher and expert has criticized government for absconding from a responsibility to provide quality health care to citizens. Associate Professor Sarah Ssali, a senior lecturer of Gender Studies at Makerere University and a Global Public Health specialist, says her research shows …

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‘Where is God?’: Sri Lankans stunned after deadly blasts

Colombo, Sri Lanka | AFP | As Shantha Prasad carried children wounded in Sri Lanka’s deadly attacks into a Colombo hospital, memories of the country’s deadly civil war flooded back. “I carried about eight wounded children yesterday,” he told AFP on Monday, a day after a string of blasts hit …

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GEN BURHAN: I am ready to hand power to the Sudan people

Sudan protest leaders suspend talks with army rulers Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Protest leaders on Sunday said they suspended talks with Sudan’s military council as they urged people to intensify their protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum and in other towns. “We will continue the sit-in and we are suspending …

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