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Joseph Kony Survives Deadly Wagner Group Capture In Central African Republic

Russian mercenaries, operating under the Wagner Group, are intensifying their pursuit of the infamous warlord Joseph Kony in the Central African Republic (CAR). Kony, accused of abducting thousands of children to serve as soldiers and sex slaves, in his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), has evaded capture for decades. Recent reports suggest that the Wagner Group…


Security Raids Home Of Parliament Speaker Over Corruption

An elite unit of South Africa’s police has raided the Johannesburg home of the speaker of parliament, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, over corruption allegations. She has been accused of soliciting bribes in return for awarding contracts when she served as defence minister. “The Speaker steadfastly upholds her strong conviction of innocence,” said a statement from parliament. The…


Ethiopian Embassy, Friends of Ethiopia in Uganda Commemorate 128th Adwa Battle Victory

The Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic Ethiopia to Uganda and Burundi Etsegenet Bezabih Yimenu on Friday, March 1st joined the Ethiopian community in Uganda and friends of Ethiopia in commemorating the 128th anniversary of Ethiopia’s triumph against the Colonial Army of Italy in the Battle of Adwa. In Early March 1896, Under the Command…


Here Is Why VP Alupo, African Presidents Honored Mwalimu Nyerere With A Special Statue At AU Headquarters

Yesterday, at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, African Heads of State and Uganda’s No.2 Maj. Jessica Alupo revealed a special monument of former Tanzanian president Mwalimu Julius Nyerere. The statue was erected at the Julius Nyerere Peace and Security Building. Elias Magosi, the Executive Secretary of the economic bloc SADC, stated that the…


South Africa Ready To Deploy Over 2900 Troops In DRC To Battle M23 Rebels As Fighting Intensifies

As fighting intensifies in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) between government forces and M23 rebel forces, South Africa is set to deploy 2,900 troops as part of a Southern African Development Community (SADAC) initiative to help the Congolese army fight armed groups. According to a statement released by the South African presidency…


Namibian President Hage Geingob Passes On Aged 82

Namibia’s third president Hage Geingob has died. Geingob died at a hospital in Windhoek at the age of 82. Vice president Nangolo Mbumba announced that Geingob died on Saturday. “By his side was his wife and his dear children,” said Mbumba said. Geingob became president in 2015 and was serving his second term. He served…

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