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Ugandan top musician Mowzey Radio is dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ten days after being beaten into a coma, Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo aka Mowzey Radio of the Goodlyfe Crew died on Thursday morning at the intensive care unit at Case Hospital in Kampala. Case clinic confirmed 35-year-old Mowzey Radio’s death in a statement. Born January …

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BBC launches Ethiopian and Eritrean radio services

London, United Kingdom | AFP | The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans. The BBC World Service programmes will be broadcast from Monday to Friday in the Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya languages and will …

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Burundi radio station suspended for criticising killings

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  The director of a Burundi radio station said Friday his outlet is being temporarily taken off air after criticising the government over the killings of dozens of refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). CCIB FM+, which is run by Burundi’s chamber of commerce, …

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VIDEO: Popular 90s radio presenter Lochode barely coping

VIDEO: Popular 1990s, Lochode Peter Livingstone barely coping Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | “All Ugandans from A to Z, Habari Gani!”. That was how Radio Uganda presenter Lochode Peter Livingstone came on to the airwaves on his popular Listeners’ Favorite programme on Sundays. Today, his health has taken a turn for the worse …

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Museveni explains his radio land campaign

Kampala, Uganda | PPU |  President Yoweri Museveni has strongly condemned politicians, especially from the opposition political parties and members of the press, for deliberately feeding Ugandans on lies, falsehoods and propagating the hate campaign among the people. He wondered why the relevant government Ministries and organs were not taking appropriate action against them. …

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Bishops ask Radio Vatican to restore services to Africa

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP |  African bishops have asked Radio Vatican, the official radio of the pope, to restore shortwave transmissions to the continent, the Catholic agency Fides reported on Friday. Catholics are estimated to number more than 150 million in Africa, the poorest of all continents, and …

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Two more Gambian radio stations shut down

Banjul, Gambia | AFP |  Two more private Gambian radio stations have been ordered off air for unspecified reasons, staff said Monday, after a first station was shut down at the weekend amid a political standoff in the west African nation. On Sunday popular station Teranga FM, whose manager had …

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Crystal Newman is no quitter

She was working by age 15, has worked at her current job for 10 years, and is doing something she always wanted to do from childhood. Sanyu FM radio presenter ‘Crystal’ Angella Newman Kavulu is living her dream, partly because of sheer determination. But it has not always been like …

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