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Madagascar minister Serge Gelle swims 12 hours to safety after chopper crash

Agencies A Madagascan minister was one of the two survivors, to have swum at least 12 hours to safety on December 21, following the crash of a helicopter off the country’s northeast coast, authorities confirmed. A search is said to be still ongoing for two other passengers after the crash on Monday, whose cause hasn’t […]

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President Museveni juggles ambassadors

President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday announced shifting changes in Uganda’s  ambassadorial appointments that saw new faces as some notable figures missed out on the list.In a State House statement, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni replaced Dr Crispus Kiyonga as the country’s ambassador to Beijing with Oliver Wanekha – who has been Uganda’s representative to Rwanda.Retired Maj […]

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EU calls for sanctions on perpetrators of attacks on journalists

KAMPALA – The Head of the European Union – EU delegation in Uganda, Ambassador Attilio Pacifici has pleaded with concerned parties to punish culprits who attack journalists. Pacifici was speaking during the EU-United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization -UNESCO event in commemoration of the International day to end impunity for crimes against journalists. The […]