Politics

Uganda said US has no right to ‘lecture’ over its elections

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Ugandan government spokesman Ofwono Opondo affirmes that the United States should « fix their own elections » rather than « lecture » Uganda about its elections. His comments came after the US said it was considering « targeted options » following elections in Uganda that were marred by « irregularities » and « abuses » by the security forces. In …

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Cyril Ramaphosa urges Jacob Zuma to provide proof of his allegations

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South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has broken his silence about allegations that some judges were bribed to seal the CR17 documents related to his 2017 ANC presidential campaign made by his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, last week. Jacob Zuma made an array of allegations against the Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, …

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Tanzanian ambassador warns Kenyan media over Covid reports

Tanzanian ambassador warns Kenyan media over Covid reports

John Simbachawene, the Tanzanian ambassador to Kenya has warned Kenyan media against « misleading reporting » about how his country was dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. He also accused Kenyan media, which broadcast in the neighbouring country, of causing panic in Tanzania, saying they should be factual. The envoy’s comments come after …

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Owiny-Dollo directs Bobi Wine to gazette poll petition withdrawal request

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Robert Kagulanyi alias Bobi Wine the leader of the Ugandan opposition filed an application withdrawing his electoral petition challenging President Yoweri Museveni’s victory. The National Unity Platform (NUP) president, through his lawyers on Wednesday, outlined six grounds that influenced him to lose interest in the petition. Mr Kyagulanyi argues that …

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