Government in Uganda handed $56,500 to each of the 529 lawmakers to get new luxury vehicles at a time when Covid-19 cases are surging, drawing criticism human rights groups and NGOs in the country.
The fraudsters targeted people looking to pay for immunisation, including corporate employees, at a time when vaccines were in short supply.
The highly infectious Delta variant is storming through the African continent while a mere 1.2 percent of the entire African population are fully vaccinated.
Four attackers on motorcycles opened fire at a vehicle carrying General Katumba Wamala, the minister of works and transport, in the Kampala suburb of Kiasasi, local news reports.
Known as “white ant”, Ongwen is accused of having committed some of the most horrific atrocities in Uganda and its neighbouring countries.
ICC convicts Dominic Ongwen, a child-soldier-turned-commander of Lord's Resistance Army, for 61 out of 70 alleged crimes, including rape, sexual enslavement, child abduction, torture and murder.
TexFad is using natural banana fibre to produce environmentally friendly items such as carpets and biodegradable hair extensions.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi warns of conflict over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam that Addis Ababa is building on the Blue Nile tributary, which Cairo and Khartoum fear will imperil their supply.
Officials say carcasses of six big cats were found in Queen Elizabeth National Park, with most of their body parts missing and surrounded by dead vultures, suggesting poison was at play.
Witnesses and a conflict monitor confirm there are at least 12 dead in the attack, blaming it on the Allied Democratic Forces, which has the reputation of being the bloodiest of the 122 militias which plague the eastern DRC.
Officials say militants from Allied Democratic Forces attacked a village in Beni region of North Kivu province, killing at least 12 farmers.
Judges at the International Criminal Court said Dominic Ongwen had acted out of free will in committing the crimes between 2002 and 2005, which include murder, rape and sexual enslavement.
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