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    • Ramaphosa visits Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder

      APA-Mthatha (South Africa) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa paid a courtesy visit to the home of the founder of the multi-Grammy Award-winning acapella music group Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Saturday.

    • Double joy for S/Africa at Two Oceans Marathon

      APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — There was double joy for South Africa in Saturday’s Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, with triple Comrades Marathon champion Bongumusa Mthembu winning the ultra-leg of the men’s se...

    • S/Africa’s iconic photographer Bongani Mnguni laid to rest

      APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — One of South Africa's most renowned photographers, Bongani Mnguni, who gained global recognition for his documentation of black people's struggles against apartheid, was laid to re...


    18-Apr-2019 to 18:26

    Court clears Museveni for sixth term bid

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Ugandan Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal challenging the scrapping of the presidential age limit from the constitution, clearing the way for President Yoweri Museveni to bid for a sixth term.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 13:03

    Uganda, Vietnam sign coffee production pact

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Uganda has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Vietnam aimed at increasing production of coffee, roeports said on Monday.

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    15-Apr-2019 to 12:27

    Uganda gets $500m World Bank fund to support refugees

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The World Bank has approved US $ 500 million to support Uganda’s Refugee Programme.

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    11-Apr-2019 to 12:15

    Uganda sends 1800 soldiers in new battle group to Somalia

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF), Gen David Muhoozi, has flagged off Uganda Battle Group XXVII to Somalia.

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    11-Apr-2019 to 11:18

    Sweden co-funds $8.5 million Uganda climate resilient project

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in conjunction with Sweden has launched a new five-year program on "Climate Resilient Livelihood Opportunities for Economic Empowerment of Women in Uganda’s Karamoja and West Nile Regions".

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    11-Apr-2019 to 10:56

    Uganda arrests eight over kidnap of U.S tourist

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The joint security team actively investigating the kidnapping incident and successful recovery of an American tourist Kimberly Sue Endicott and a Senior Tour Guide, Jean Paul Mirenge- Remezo, has made some arrests of suspects, on suspicion of being involved in their kidnap.

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    08-Apr-2019 to 11:43

    Uganda hands over rescued U.S national

    APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The Inspector General of Uganda Police has handed over to the U.S. Ambassador to Uganda, at the American Embassy in Kampala the American tourist Kimberley Sue Endicott, who was rescued yesterday.

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