Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Foreign

Uganda minister’s twins drown

A Ugandan government minister's twin boys drowned in a swimming pool at their home on Monday. Water minister Ronald Kibuule's family was quoted as saying that two-and-a-half-year-old Roman Kato...

Uganda journalists take industry regulator to court

Journalists at 13 media companies in Uganda, who were ordered to be suspended by the regulator, will challenge the order in court on Wednesday. The Uganda Communication Commission (UCC)...

Malawi: Nigeria donates $500,000 & relief materials

Nigerian delegation has delivered relief materials to the Government of Malawi which was hit by the recent tropical Cyclone Idai. Nigeria donated 500,000 US dollars and relief materials to...

Trump hits China as trade war escalates

US President Donald Trump has said he is in "absolutely no rush" to finalise a trade agreement with China, hours after the US more than doubled tariffs on many Chinese products.

Bushmeat: Nigerian takes monkeypox to Singapore

Singapore has reported its first ever case of monkeypox, claiming it was brought in by a Nigerian who contracted the rare virus by eating bushmeat at a wedding. Symptoms...

Woman dies of rabies after rescuing puppy

A Norwegian woman has died after contracting rabies from a stray puppy in the Philippines. Birgitte Kallestad, 24, was on holiday with friends when they found the puppy on...

SA Election: ANC poised for victory but support ebbs

The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa’s election on Friday, though the party was on course for its worst performance since it swept to power a quarter...

‘Hostages freed’ by French in Burkina Faso

Four foreign hostages have been freed by French forces in the West African country of Burkina Faso, the French government says. Two of those released were French, while the...

4 women fight in mortuary over dead man

There was confusion in a morgue in Kenya after four women argued and fought over the body of a man they each claimed was their husband. The three of...

More jail time for Briton found with bomb materials

A British man convicted of being in possession of bomb-making materials in Kenya has been sentenced to four years in prison. Jermain Grant has been linked to Samantha Lewthwaite...