Monday, January 25, 2021

Joe Biden sworn in as 46th US president

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After vowing to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States, Joe Biden has officially been sworn in as US president. His oath of...

EU wants abuses against Uganda opposition probed

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The European Union (EU) says it is concerned about the continued harassment of politicians and civil society actors in Uganda after last week's general...

Biden to be sworn in as Trump leaves White House

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Joe Biden is to be sworn in as US president, taking the helm of a nation wracked by political division, economic anguish and an...

Trump pardons Bannon in final acts of clemency

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Outgoing US President Donald Trump has pardoned his former adviser Steve Bannon, who is facing fraud charges. The announcement came just hours before the inauguration...

US envoy blocked from visiting Uganda election loser

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Ugandan soldiers on Monday blocked the US ambassador from visiting the home of opposition presidential candidate Bobi Wine, a pop star whose real name...

US wants probe into Uganda vote-rigging claims

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The US State Department has called for "independent, credible, impartial, and thorough investigations" into "many credible reports" of irregularities in Uganda's general election last...

NIGERIA: Four police officers killed and one missing

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The Nigerian police say four officers were killed and one is still missing after they clashed with an armed criminal gang in the Birnin-Gwari...

Uganda elections 2021: Museveni takes lead as Bobi Wine cries foul

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Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni has a clear lead in the presidential race following Thursday's vote, preliminary results show. The country's electoral commission has dismissed...

Gambia records first cases of UK Covid variant

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The Gambia has recorded its first two cases of a coronavirus strain first detected in the UK, news agencies report. Health Minister Ahmadou Samateh told...

Museveni takes early lead in Uganda vote count

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has taken a significant early lead in the presidential race according to preliminary results released by the electoral commission on...