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CHAN kicks off in Algeria, Mandela stadium opened

✳ RESULT ⚽ Algeria 1 Libya 0 🇺🇬 FIXTURES ⚽ DRC vs Uganda Today- 7pm ⚽ Senegal vs Uganda January 18 – 10pm ⚽ Uganda vs Ivory Coast January 22 – 10pm Algiers, Algeria |  Xinhua |  The seventh edition of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) kicked off at Nelson Mandela Stadium in …

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Mbire, Mandela and Karuhanga come out to support Uganda’s oil plan

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s top business leaders have today issued a statement in full support of Uganda’s Lake Albert Oil and Gas Development project. “We give our unreserved and wholehearted, support for the responsible development of the natural resources Uganda is endowed with, including the associated construction of …

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FW de Klerk dies at 85

The last president of apartheid South Africa was driven to end it by pragmatism, not idealism | CHRISTI VAN DER WESTHUIZEN | Few recent historical figures in South Africa provoke more divergent views than Frederik Willem (FW) de Klerk. He was president of the country from 1989 to 1994. Some …

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Mandela: saint or sellout

Book sheds light on how South African icon should be viewed | COLIN BUNDY AND WILLIAM BEINART | There are two widely available views of Nelson Mandela, the first post-apartheid president of South Africa. The first is a reverential and uncritical celebration of his life and achievements. It resonated in …

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Museveni’s next battle

How to keep old comrades secure in changing NRM Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | Whether President Yoweri Museveni accepts it or not the next generation is gaining traction within his party; the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM). The bad news, according to analysts, is that the evolution in …

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COMMENT: How Mandela bent history

Before anything, he was a politician; skilled at building coalitions and charming political opponents | MARK SUZMAN | Twenty-five years ago, South Africa held its first free elections after the end of apartheid. The African National Congress won overwhelmingly, and its leader, Nelson Mandela, began to knit the country back …

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