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Museveni tells EAC, ‘We are on the right side of history’

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT| Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has urged East African leaders to push for political integration in order to secure the future prosperity of the region. “I am happy that the negotiators have agreed on the initial step of the confederation and on the framing of …

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AU chief says time for South Sudan sanctions

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP |  African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat said Sunday that “the time has come” to slap sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, one of the most intractable wars facing African leaders as they meet in Ethiopia. At the opening of the 30th annual …

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COMMENT: South Sudan’s wars

  SOUTH SUDAN: The revitalisation process can restore the tainted credibility of key players if they avoid previous mistakes. COMMENT | Duop Chak Wuol |  Countries are created in line with international treaties and norms, and the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is the deciding factor for any organised society …

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Shaban sent off as Swaziland holds Uganda’s Hippos

COSAFA U20: Swaziland 2  🇺🇬 Uganda 2 CECAFA: South Sudan 1  🇺🇬 Uganda 5 Kitwe, Zambia | INDEPENDENT & AFP | Swaziland threw group A of the COSAFA Under-20 Championships open by picking their first point in 2-2 draw with highly fancied Uganda. While the result kept Uganda top of the group, they …

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US threatens new action against South Sudan

United Nations, United States | AFP | The United States on Tuesday threatened to take unspecified measures against South Sudan’s government unless it moves to end the nearly four-year war and stop harassing UN peacekeepers and aid workers. US Ambassador Nikki Haley put the onus squarely on President Salva Kiir …

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US Police say Samson Kidega was gunman in Nashville shooting

Kidega identified as gunman who killed one, wounds six outside Nashville  Washington, United States | AFP |  Police says that the masked gunman who opened fire Sunday at a church near Nashville, Tennessee, killing a woman and wounding six more people, is Sudan-born longtime US resident Emanuel Samson Kidega. The suspect, …

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