Mugabe declared ‘national hero,’ Zimbabwe awaits return and burial


Zimbabweans on Saturday mourned the death of their country’s founding father Robert Mugabe but confusion swirled about when his body would be returned from abroad or when he would be buried, two years after he was toppled in a coup. Mugabe died on Friday aged 95 in Singapore, where he had long received medical treatment. He was one of the most polarising figures in African history, a giant of national liberation movements on the continent but whose 37-year rule finally ended in ignominy when he was overthrown by his own…

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Cross border activities to resume as Uganda, Rwanda sign pact


President Yoweri Museveni has thanked his Angolan counterpart, Joao Manuel Lourenco, for overseeing a reinforcement process that has culminated into Uganda and Rwanda signing a pact to improve their political and economic relations. The President was today (Wednesday) speaking in the Angolan capital Luanda, shortly after President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and himself signed a memorandum of understanding meant to resolve tensions existing between the two countries. “I thank President Lourenco and Felix Tshisekedi of DR Congo for coming in so that we share the information we had and ensuring…

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Arsenal Footaball Star Ozil Gets Married In Istanbul Turkey With President Erdogan As Best Man


The German star footballer of Turkish origin, who fell out of fans’ favour after his bleak performance in the Europa League final, has prompted a new controversy. Mesut Ozil, who quit the national team following a backlash over a photo-op with the Turkish president, widely criticised in Germany for his domestic policies, invited him to his wedding. Arsenal footballer Mesut Ozil has married his long-time girlfriend, former Miss Turkey Amine Gulse, at a luxury hotel in Istanbul. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine were the posh ceremony’s honorary guests

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Meghan Markle Makes First Public Appearance Since Giving Birth To Celebrate The Queen’s Birthday


Meghan Markle made her first public appearance on Saturday since giving birth to her son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duchess of Sussex attended the traditional Trooping the Colour with Prince Harry. The event is an official celebration of the Queen’s birthday. Onlookers got their first glimpse of the royal couple as they exited Buckingham Palace in a horse-drawn carriage with Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. Thousands of people gathered along the Mall in London to watch the spectacle, which featured more than 200 horses, 400 musicians and 1,400 officers. Aside…

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Former Kagame bodyguard murdered in South Africa


Former bodyguard to Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame was killed in Cape Town, South Africa on Thursday afternoon. Camille Nkuruziza turned a critic of his former boss President Kagame and fled into exile in South Africa where he and the arrested Maj Callixite Nsabimaana aka Sankara met. According to a close relative, Nkurunziza, a brother to Sgt Innocent Karisa who was also kidnapped from Uganda in 2013 and is said to be incarcerated in Kigali. After the kidnap of Sgt Karisa in August 2013, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees…

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Malaysian Teenager Kills Herself After Instagram Poll


A 16 year-old girl has reportedly killed herself in Malaysia, after posting a poll on her Instagram account asking followers if she should die or not, and 69% of responders voting that she should. Police in the east Malaysia state Sarawak said the girl, who has not been named, posted the poll on the photo sharing app with the message: “Really Important, Help Me Choose D/L”. After most responders voted for “death”, she killed herself. Her death prompted a lawyer to suggest that those who voted for her to die could be guilty of…

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Salah to miss today’s Barcelona Clash


Liverpool will be without top scorer Mohamed Salah for Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final, second leg against Barcelona after manager Jurgen Klopp revealed he was concussed in a 3-2 win at Newcastle. The Egyptian was stretchered off at St James’ Park on Saturday due to a head knock sustained as he challenged Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka for a high ball. “It’s a concussion so that means he would not even be allowed to play. So that’s it,” said Klopp at his pre-match press conference on Monday. “He feels OK but it…

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Another worker Birungi Jannet suffering in Saudi Arabia, She calls for government intervention.


Just after days when state minister for youth and children affairs Nakiwala Kiyingi summoned two labour exporting companies over allegations of mistreatment of workers taken to countries in the Middle East after a video about a woman complaining about torture by her employer went viral, Daily inspector has landed on another Ugandan by names of Birungi Jannet who is also suffering in Saudi Arabia. In a conversation that our correspondent had with Birungi she revealed on how the once admired job has become a curse in her life. She told…

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African Union threatens to kick Sudan out of AU over coup


The African Union on Monday threatened to kick Sudan out of AU following last week’s coup that saw Omar al-Bashir ousted by the military after nearly three decades in power. If the junta fails to hand power to civilians within 15 days, the AU will suspend “the participation of the Sudan in all AU’s activities until the restoration of constitutional order,” the body’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) said in a statement. Bashir ruled Sudan with an iron fist for 30 years before he was deposed last week following mass…

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Bobi Wine Listed Among The Top 100 Foreign Policy Global Thinkers

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Bobi Wine also known as known as Robert Kyagulanyi and Kyandondo East Member of Parliament has been named among the top 100 foreign policy global thinkers of 2018. According to, Bobi Wine who was listed in the activism and arts category is among the people who have been influential in the past year: thinkers and doers 40 and under. posted “Uganda’s firebrand singer-turned-politician grew up poor in Kampala. Today, he represents a section of the city as a member of parliament. Bobi Wine, born Robert Kyagulanyi, has rallied…

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1 Dead, 5 Missing After 2 US Military Planes Crash Off Japan


One US Marine died and five were missing Thursday after two American military aircraft crashed during a refuelling operation off the coast of Japan, officials said. Japanese and US military officials earlier said two of the seven crew of the planes had been found. “One is in fair condition and the other has been declared deceased by competent medical personnel,” the US Marine Corps said late Thursday. “US military and the Japanese Self-Defense planes and vessels are searching for those still missing… I hope all the members will be rescued…

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Oprah honours Mandela ahead of global charity concert


US television celebrity Oprah Winfrey on Thursday paid emotional tribute to Nelson Mandela as she prepared to host a star-studded concert in Johannesburg to cap celebrations marking 100 years since his birth. Winfrey will co-host the Global Citizen festival on Sunday, where artists including Beyonce, Jay-Z, Cassper Nyovest, Ed Sheeran, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams, Chris Martin and Tiwa Savage will perform. The concert is the climax of a year of events celebrating the centennial of Mandela’s birth in 1918, and is part of a campaign to tackle poverty, child malnutrition…

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BREAKING NEWS: Ex-US President George HW. Bush Dies At 94


Washington:  Former US president George HW Bush, who helped steer America through the end of the Cold War, died Friday at age 94, his family announced. “Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died,” his son, former president George W. Bush, said in a statement released on Twitter by a family spokesman. “George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for.” Bush’s passing comes just months after…

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Piers Morgan blasts David Beckham blasted as ‘creepy’ for kissing his daughter on the lips


Piers Morgan was in particularly irritable form on Wednesday morning when he took offence to a father kissing his daughter. The outspoken breakfast TV host took a swipe at David Beckham, labelling him ‘creepy’ and ‘weird’. The former Manchester United star raised debate earlier this week after sharing a poster of himself and daughter Harper, seven, sharing a peck on the lips at a London ice rink. And on Wednesday Morgan made his position clear, to the fury of many viewers.  

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Report: Trump Is Firing A Top National Security Official For Fighting With Melania Over Plane Seats


Anew report from the wall street claims that President Trump is firing a top national  security official in part because she got into a fight with the First lady Melania Trump over Plane seats. According to WSJ, Trump is planning to oust Mira Ricardel, who is currently serving as the top deputy for national security adviser John Bolton Melania and Trump

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Djokovic and Federer to meet in Paris Masters semi-final


Second seed Novak Djokovic will face third seed Roger Federer in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters. Djokovic fought back from a set down to beat Croat Marin Cilic 4-6 6-2 6-3 in two hours and 12 minutes. The Serb lost the opening set and went 2-1 down in the third before immediately breaking back and then moving ahead at 5-3. Australian Open champion Federer beat Japanese 10th seed Kei Nishikori 6-4 6-4 in one hour and 21 minutes. The Swiss held off a break point late in the first…

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Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner sentenced to 50 days in jail in Denmark for assault


Ex-Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has been sentenced to 50 days in jail in Denmark for assaulting a taxi driver. But the 30-year-old Rosenborg player has appealed and has been released until a hearing at a higher court. The incident took place in September, with the City Court of Copenhagen shown CCTV footage in which it appeared Bendtner struck the driver in the face. The Denmark international admitted hitting the taxi driver but said it was because he felt threatened. Bendtner said the driver threw a bottle or a can towards…

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Jose Mourinho wants striker to stay at Old Trafford


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says now that Anthony Martial is “much closer to being a top player” that he “would like him to stay” at the club. The France striker’s agent claimed last summer that Martial wanted to leave the Old Trafford club. His contract runs out next summer and United have the option to extend it by another season. “I know the club wants him very much to stay, so hopefully he is going to stay,” said Mourinho. Martial, who scored 11 goals in 45 appearances last season,…

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