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Who stole gold toilet from British Palace?

Solid gold toilet stolen from English stately home London, United Kingdom | AFP | A gang of thieves on Saturday stole an 18-carat gold toilet from Britain’s Blenheim Palace, police said, causing flooding that damaged the world-famous stately home. The fully-functioning toilet, dubbed “America”, was created by Italian artist Maurizio …

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Number of people testing for HIV drops- Aids commission

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The number of people testing for HIV across the country has been declining steadily over the past three years, according to Uganda AIDS Commission-UAC. Records from UAC show that 10.7 million people tested in the 2016/2017 financial year, 8.8 million in the 2017/2018 …

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What is African art?

University don confronts subject of African identity, neo-colonialism and decolonisation Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | The question of African identity in art has been very topical recently. Africa does not produce art and all the art created by African artists – in the Diaspora and on the continent – …

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National ID records to be entwined with HIV management system

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Medics have identified the absence of a proper tracking mechanism for people who have tested positive to HIV and those on Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) as major bottlenecks in the effective management of HIV in Uganda. They are equally concerned that various HIV/AIDs service providers …

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Africans cheer call for France to return treasures

Paris, France | AFP | African museum directors on Wednesday welcomed an expert report calling on France to allow the return of thousands of African treasures and artworks, a radical policy shift that could put pressure on other former colonial powers. Calls have been growing in Africa for restitution, but …

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