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Omar al-Bashir

5 Things that happened after Omar al-Bashir ouster

Sudan president Omar al-Bashir on Thursday suffered a major setback after the military took over the government and detained him in an undisclosed location. While announcing the coup, General...
Omar al-Bashir

Sudan coup: things you need to know about ousted leader Omar al-Bashir

Sudan military on Thursday announced the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir, bring to an end his 30-year rule. Bashir, who took over Sudan’s leadership in 1989 was overthrown following a 5-day...
anne mwangi

What you need to know about the new UoN students’ President

Anne Mwangi Mvurya was sworn in as the new UNSA President on Sunday. Anne, who was competing against 13 others garnered 24 votes against Samuel Ayoma, who came second with 8 votes.
Hillary Nzioka Mutyambai

Hillary Mutyambai sworn in as the new police IG

The new Inspector General of police Hillary Nzioka Mutyambai took oath of office on Monday morning. The ceremony was presided over by Chief Justice David Maraga at the Supreme...

Africa spends $2.4 trillion per annum on diseases: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that nearly 630 million years of healthy life were lost in 2015 due to the diseases afflicting the population across its 47 Member States in Africa,...
plane crash

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737: Cause of crash revealed

Flightradar24 has revealed the cause of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 crash that claimed 159 lives last week. According to the Swedish flight-tracking website, the passenger jet experienced unstable...

KNEC deregisters over 370,000 KCPE, KCSE candidates

KNEC has disqualified over 370,000 students who had registered for the 2019 KCPE and KCSE exams due to registration anomalies. This has reduced the number of eligible candidates to...

Koffi Olomide charged with sexual assault in France

Koffi Olomide is being accused of sexually assaulting four of his former dancers. Olomide, whose real name is Antoine Agbepa Mumba, has been haunted for the crime which his...

Police hunt for 10 men who gang-raped girl, 13

Police officers in Bomet sub-County are hunting for a gang dubbed 'Jesus' that raped a 13-year-old girl on Saturday evening. The girl who was raped on her way to...
rape, force

Armed robbers rape bank employee in a 3-hour ordeal

An employee of the Development Finance Company of Uganda Bank (DFCU) in Uganda has been hospitalised following a rape ordeal at her workplace. The incident occurred on Monday evening when...


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