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Media And legislators Fuelling Alchoholism: Study

By Correspondent , 16 , Oct 2014


Uganda, Kampala. - The media and personal interests of MPs are the main drivers of alcoholism and substance abuse in Uganda, a new study shows. According to the study carried .. Read More →

Pistorious Ruined Our Family: Steenkamp Family

By Correspondent , 16 , Oct 2014


Pretoria (AFP) - Oscar Pistorius "ruined our whole family" when he killed Reeva Steenkamp, a South African court heard Wednesday, as prosecutors turned the spotlight firmly back on the victim .. Read More →

Chris Brown Condemned For Saying Ebola is A Form Of Population Control

By Correspondent , 15 , Oct 2014


US singer Chris Brown was condemned on Twitter for suggesting that the deadly Ebola virus was "a form of population control". The New Flame hit-maker tweeted his thoughts on the .. Read More →

200 000 Burundians To Be Granted Tanzanian Citizenship

By editor , 15 , Oct 2014


Tanzania, Dar es Salaam. - On Tuesday Tanzania announced it would be granting citizenship to some 200,000 refugees from neighbouring Burundi, a move hailed by the UN refugee agency. "Those .. Read More →

Mandela`s Ex Wives File Suit Disputing His Will

By Correspondent , 15 , Oct 2014


South Africa, Johannesburg. - Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela Mandela Tuesday filed court papers challenging the late statesman's will, media reported. Madikizela-Mandela wants ownership of Mandela's house in rural Qunu, .. Read More →

Pistorious Deserves Prison Sentence: Prison Officer

By Correspondent , 13 , Oct 2014


By Stephanie Findlay. Pretoria - A South African prison official on Monday recommended that star Paralympian Oscar Pistorius clean a Pretoria museum for 16 hours a month as punishment for .. Read More →

Law To Punish People Who Circulate Nude Pictures And Videos Of Former Partners

By editor , 13 , Oct 2014


A new law to come into place soon will see people who maliciously share sexually explicit pictures of former partners face a maximum sentence of two years in prison, if .. Read More →

Kenyan Journalist Injured In Gun Attack

By Correspondent , 13 , Oct 2014


MOGADISHU, Somalia. -The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) strongly condemns the attempted murder of senior Somali journalist and renowned TV personality on Sunday, October 12. Abdirisak Jama Elmi (Black), .. Read More →

Uganda Airlines Set For Comeback As Air Uganda Exits

By Correspondent , 12 , Oct 2014


By Emmanuel Ainebyoona. Uganda, Kampala. The government is working on a plan to revive the national airline following Air Uganda’s board decision not to return to the skies, according to .. Read More →

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