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Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese District amid Ebola fears – Aljazeera.com

Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese District amid Ebola fears –...

Uganda has banned public gatherings in western Kasese district as officials attempt to contain an Ebola outbreak which has killed two people in the country days after the virus spread from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Emmanuel Ainebyona, a Health Ministry spokesman, confirmed the move on Thursday hours after officials declared that a…
Sudan crisis: Call for civil disobedience after arrests

Sudan crisis: Call for civil disobedience after arrests

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Protesters set up roadblocks, businesses remained closed and people stayed inside Sudanese security forces have fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse protesters setting up barricades in Khartoum.Four people have been killed on the first day of a strike, according to doctors aligned to the opposition. Campaigners have…
Annecy Selects Africa as Spotlight Territory in 2020

Annecy Selects Africa as Spotlight Territory in 2020

Africa as the spotlight territory for their 2020 edition, it was announced on Wednesday. In parallel with the French Institute’s Africa 2020 Season, which will highlight France’s renewed partnership with the continent, Annecy will host screenings, meetings, conferences and discussions shining light on different aspects of animation production in Africa. “This tribute is a central…
EuroMillions winner to claim £123m prize – BBC News

EuroMillions winner to claim £123m prize – BBC News

Image caption The lucky winner will be among some of the richest in the country along with the likes of Earl Spencer, EL James and Jimmy page A single ticketholder in the UK has won a staggering £123m Euromillions jackpot in Tuesday night's draw. Camelot has confirmed the winner will collect the third biggest Euromillions…
Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host engages in fiery TV licence debate ‘You insulted me’ – Express

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host engages in fiery TV licence debate...

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast host engages in Twitter spat (Image: GETTY)The BBC announced this week, that over-75s will no longer receive a free TV licence in a decision that has caused widespread criticism.  Dan was attacked on Twitter for the BBC’s decision and quickly engaged in a fiery spat. Accusing Dan for failing to address…
Captec saps tech from Aleutia to put its tiny PCs back to work

Captec saps tech from Aleutia to put its tiny PCs back...

Beautiful machines will get a second lease of life Aleutia T1 Fanless PC British industrial computing specialist Captec has acquired the assets and intellectual property of London-based Aleutia – a maker of tiny, fanless PCs that's been quietly sinking into obscurity. Captec will rework the designs, originally created for the education sector, and adapt them…
China’s aid to African leaders’ home regions nearly tripled after they assumed power

China’s aid to African leaders’ home regions nearly tripled after they...

China’s aid outlay to Africa has grown rapidly over the last two decades, rising to its largest figure of $15 billion in 2018. In doling out these packages, president Xi Jinping has stressed the condition-free nature of the assistance and how Beijing wasn’t seeking “selfish political gains in investment and financing cooperation.”Yet foreign aid from…
Africa’s Lost Kingdoms

Africa’s Lost Kingdoms

Africa’s Lost Kingdoms The Golden Rhinoceros: Histories of the African Middle Ages by François-Xavier Fauvelle, translated from the French by Troy Tice Princeton University Press, 264 pp., $29.95 African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa by Michael A. Gomez Princeton University Press, 505 pp., $45.00 African Kings and Black…
Roxanne Pallett reveals she was ‘hiding a breakdown’ in Celebrity Big Brother – Daily Mail

Roxanne Pallett reveals she was ‘hiding a breakdown’ in Celebrity Big...

Roxanne Pallet has revealed she was diagnosed with complex post-traumatic stress disorder following her controversial appearance on Celebrity Big Brother.The former Emmerdale actress, 36, told Closer magazine she was 'hiding a huge breakdown' during her time in Big Brother after recently being involved in a car accident. The actress also said she began to have nightmares…

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