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Far-right Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil’s new president

Brasília, Brazil | AFP | Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right politician vowing a crackdown on crime and corruption, was sworn in Tuesday as Brazil’s new president in front of Congress in Brasilia. The 63-year-old former paratrooper and deputy for the past 27 years pledged to uphold the constitution as he embarked …

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Kenyatta to start disputed second term

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta is due to be sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, an inauguration delayed by two disputed polls and a series of sometimes deadly street protests. At the same time, opposition leader Raila Odinga has promised to hold a “memorial rally” …

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Museveni in Nairobi for Kenyatta swearing in

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP & THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s President and chairman of the East African Community (EAC) Yoweri Museveni is one of the first leaders to jet into Nairobi for the swearing in of Uhuru Kenyatta. Museveni arrived in Nairobi on Monday evening and will be accompanied at the …

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UPDF holds historic graduation for engineers in Jinja

Jinja, Uganda  | US AFRICOM  | Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa commander Brig. Gen. David Furness attended the graduation ceremony for 60 engineers from Uganda People’s Defense Force (UPDF) on July 7, at a Marine base in Jinja, Uganda. The historic graduation of Class 17.2 marked the conclusion of …

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