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EXPLAINER: Lives At Stake In Tense Ugandan Presidential Vote

EXPLAINER: Lives At Stake In Tense Ugandan Presidential Vote

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Deadly violence and repressive measures have alarmed observers as Uganda prepares to vote on Jan. 14, with longtime President Yoweri Museveni challenged by young singer and lawmaker Bobi Wine, who has…

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ACTION: Zambia’s Lungu Sacks Police Officers Over Death Of Opposition Rioters

ACTION: Zambia’s Lungu Sacks Police Officers Over Death Of Opposition Rioters

By AFP LUSAKA, Zambia|SHIFTMEDIA| Zambian President Edgar Lungu has dismissed two police officials and ordered for the investigation to be fast-tracked into the deaths of two opposition demonstrators last week in Lusaka. Two protesters were…

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TIES: European Union Gears For More Cooperation With Africa In 2021

TIES: European Union Gears For More Cooperation With Africa In 2021

By AWORI ESTHER LUCY LISBON, Portugal|SHIFTMEDIA| Portugal takes over the Presidency of the European Council this Friday, January 1 2021. It is the fourth time Portugal is taking the lead of the 27 member council…

Crime
HEINOUS: Woman Who Cut Baby From Mothers Womb To Be Executed

HEINOUS: Woman Who Cut Baby From Mothers Womb To Be Executed

INDIANA|SHIFTMEDIA| A Woman who strangled a pregnant mother before ripping off her womb will be executed next month. In 2004, Lisa Montgomery strangled a pregnant woman to death and used a kitchen knife to remove…

Crime
RELEASED: 344 Kidnapped Nigerian School Boys Set Free

RELEASED: 344 Kidnapped Nigerian School Boys Set Free

By AFP KANKARA, Nigeria|SHIFTMEDIA| More than 300 Nigerian schoolboys were released on Thursday after being abducted in an attack claimed by Boko Haram, officials said, although it was unclear if any more remained with their…

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CURFEW: DRC Slaps New Curfew As Covid 19 Spikes

CURFEW: DRC Slaps New Curfew As Covid 19 Spikes

By OKELLO ALLAN KINSHASHA|SHIFTMEDIA| With just a few days to the birth of Christ, Christmas Day, jubilations in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been halted due to rising numbers of Covid 19 cases. The…

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BREAKING: French President Macron Tests Positive For Covid19

BREAKING: French President Macron Tests Positive For Covid19

By AFP PARIS, FRANCE|SHIFTMEDIA| French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for Covid-19, the presidency said on Thursday, adding he would now self-isolate for the next week. “The president tested positive for Covid-19 today (Thursday),”…

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COVID19: Death Toll Hits 3000 As Cases Rise in Israel

COVID19: Death Toll Hits 3000 As Cases Rise in Israel

By Our Reporter TEL AVIV, Israel|SHIFTMEDIA| Despite hopes of a vaccine soon, the number of deaths due to COVID19 has hit the 3,000 mark with high rates of infection reported. With the help of vaccines,…

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RAID: Hundreds Missing After Gunmen Attack Secondary School

RAID: Hundreds Missing After Gunmen Attack Secondary School

By SMN Reporter KATSINA, Nigeria| SHIFTMEDIA| Gunwielding thugs are back on the rampage in Nigeria. Hundreds of boys have been reported missing in Nigeria’s northwestern Katsina state after gunmen raided their school.   The police…

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WIN: Ghana’s Nana Addo Akufo Wins In Tight Polls

WIN: Ghana’s Nana Addo Akufo Wins In Tight Polls

ACCRA, Ghana|SHIFTMEDIA| Ghana’s incumbent president Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has been declared winner of the country’s presidential election. In an announcement on Wednesday, the country’s election commission said Akufo Ado had polled 51.59 per cent as…