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Kagame fires Rwanda-Uganda talks minister Nduhungirehe

Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Paul Kagame has fired his foreign affairs state minister Ambassador Olivier Nduhungirehe. A statement from the office of the Rwanda Prime Minister said Nduhungirehe was fired “for consistently acting based on personal opinions over government policies, while serving as Minister of State in …

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Bobi Wine picks Dr. Zedriga Lina Waru as deputy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has today named veteran women’s rights activist Dr. Zedriga Lina Waru as his deputy. She was unveiled today by People Power President Robert Kyagulanyi. “Comrade Zedriga is a distinguished activist, lawyer and university lecturer. She is a retired judicial officer, author …

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Kabaka donates sh100 million to COVID-19 task-force

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & URN | Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II has donated sh100 million to the national task-force to fight COVID-19. He also contributed 5,000 kilograms of maize flour to the ongoing food distribution efforts by the government of Uganda. So far, Uganda has confirmed 52 COVID-19 …

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COVID-19: British PM Johnson in intensive care

  London, United Kingdom | AFP | Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened, prompting concern for his health and well-wishes from political friends and foes in Britain and abroad, as the country battles to control the outbreak. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab …

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