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Fighting Bobi Wine

BOBI WIN: Will banning the legislator’s concerts cripple him politically? Kampala, Uganda | HAGGAI MATSIKO | Young. Muganda. Catholic. Pop star. This combo makes singer turned politician Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine the most complicated political opponent President Yoweri Museveni faces ahead of the 2021 elections. But while the first three …

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US Congress to see push to regulate Big Tech in 2019

Washington, United States | AFP | The newly installed US Congress is expected to see a fresh effort to develop new regulations for big technology firms, with a focus on tougher enforcement of privacy and data protection. The wave of data scandals that have hit Facebook and other online platforms …

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UN council regrets Somalia’s decision to expel envoy

United Nations, United States | AFP | The UN Security Council on Saturday expressed regret after Somalia expelled a UN envoy but added that it expected “full cooperation” between Somalia and the United Nations. The council released the unanimous statement after UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday agreed to …

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Somalia refuses to take back expelled UN envoy

United Nations, United States | AFP | Somalia’s president told UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday that he will not reverse a decision to expel a UN envoy who raised human rights concerns, diplomats said. Guterres spoke by phone with President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Friday — his second call …

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Democratic lawmaker makes profanity-laced vow to impeach Trump

Washington, United States | AFP | A Democratic congresswoman kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach US President Donald Trump, triggering Republican outrage and testing party discipline a day after Democrats regained the House. As a clip of Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib’s animated comments circulated widely on …

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Massive data leak targets German officials including Merkel

Berlin, Germany | AFP | Private data stolen from hundreds of German politicians, including Chancellor Angela Merkel, have been released online, the government said Friday. The information, which comprised home addresses, mobile phone numbers, letters, invoices and copies of identity documents, was published via Twitter in December but inexplicably only …

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