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Museveni Takes Lead In Uganda Elections As Bobi Wine Cries Foul

Museveni Takes Lead In Uganda Elections As Bobi Wine Cries Foul

BBC 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 allegations of vote rigging, made by opposition candidate Bobi Wine, a former pop star. But election monitors say confidence in the count has been ...

Zimbabwe

Bulawayo Council Not Aware Its Workers Are On Strike

Bulawayo Council Not Aware Its Workers Are On Strike

By Bulawayo Correspondent BULAWAYO City Council (BCC) has professed ignorance over reports its strong workforce has embarked on an indefinite industrial action over poor salaries, severely crippling service delivery and other critical services in the city. The employees, this Wednesday, embarked on an indefinite strike demanding a living wage based ...

Africa

Two Malawian Ministers Succumb To Covid-19

Two Malawian Ministers Succumb To Covid-19

SABC News MALAWIAN President Lazarus Chakwera decreed three days of national mourning after two members of his cabinet succumbed to Covid-19 Tuesday. Local Government Minister Lingson Belekenyama and the Minister for Transport Muhammad Sidik Mia died in the capital Lilongwe. The two are the highest-ranking public officials so far to ...

World

Dutch Government Resigns Over Child Welfare Fraud Scandal

Dutch Government Resigns Over Child Welfare Fraud Scandal

BBC MARK Rutte's government has stepped down after thousands of families were wrongly accused of child welfare fraud and told to pay money back. Families suffered an "unparalleled wrong", Dutch MPs decided, with tax officials, politicians, judges and civil servants leaving them powerless. Many of those affected were from an ...





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