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Uganda are Africa women’s cricket T20 champions

Uganda ?? beat Zimbabwe ?? by 3wickets ICC Women’s World #WT20 Africa Cricket Qualifiers Windhoek, Namibia | THE INDEPENDENT | Gertrude Candiru was the star with bat and ball as Uganda pulled off a stunning final day perfomance, shocking favourites Zimbabwe to win the ICC Women’s World T20 Africa Qualifiers in Windhoek on Saturday. Set 100 to win …

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Uganda’s women cricketers beat Kenya in thriller

Today: Uganda ?? vs Zimbabwe ?? ICC Women’s World #WT20 Africa Cricket Qualifiers Windhoek, Namibia | THE NAMIBIAN |  Uganda beat Kenya by five wickets with one ball to spare in a thrilling semifinal match at the ICC Women’s World T20 Africa Qualifiers in Windhoek on Friday. Kenya posted 89/5 off their 20 overs and in …

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IN THE INDEPENDENT: What security is doing wrong

  Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  The top stories in this week’s THE INDEPENDENT.  News analysis, interviews, features, business et al THE LAST WORD The false gospel of governance: How Africa’s obsession with `governance’ issues is too much ado over little or nothing NEW ANALYSIS Nalufenya torture latest: After mayor released quietly, 21 …

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S.Africa ex-minister convicted of assaulting women

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | A former South African minister was convicted on Wednesday of brutally beating two women at a Johannesburg nightclub after one of them called him gay. Ex-deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana pleaded guilty to three counts of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm …

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Women murder suspects to return to court on October 3

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Nabweru Magistrates Court has further remanded to Luzira Prison 13 people who were charged in relation to women murders in Nansana Municipality in Wakiso district. They now return to court on October 03, 2017. The suspects Tuesday morning appeared before Chief magistrate Esther Nansambu and prosecution’s Joan Keko informed …

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Stephens routs Keys for US Open title, first Slam crown

New York, United States | AFP |  Sloane Stephens, sidelined for 11 months by a left foot injury until returning in July, captured her first Grand Slam title by routing fellow American Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 in Saturday’s US Open final. Stephens took a $3.7 million (3.07 million euros) top …

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India’s first all-woman crew on around-the-globe mission

New Delhi, India | AFP | A team of six naval officers are starting a historic and gruelling around-the-world mission on Sunday — the first circumnavigation of the globe by an Indian all-female crew. Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, who is leading the voyage which will begin in the western state of …

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Uganda Parliament suspends business over women murders

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Uganda’s Parliament has suspended business to force government to present a statement on the ongoing gruesome murders of women in Entebbe, Katabi and Nansana. Up to 20 women have been reported murdered in the past four months. Following the administration of oaths to the new Kibanda …

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12 people charged in court over recent murders of women in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Twelve people including two women have been charged and remanded to Luzira prison by Nabweru Magistrate’s Court in relation to the recent murders of nine women in Nansana Municipality, Wakiso district. The accused persons faced 11 counts including terrorism, murder and aggrevated robbery, which prosecution’s …

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