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Uganda: Opposition protesters arrested
Africa

Uganda: Opposition protesters arrested

The police in Uganda have arrested a Member of Parliament and at least 10 others for protesting against a new bid by the country’s long-serving ruler, Yoweri Museveni to clinch on to power. Lawmakers Mr. Museveni have planned to make a change in the East African nation’s constitution that would […]

Senegal procures $48M worth of French weapons
Africa

Senegal procures $48M worth of French weapons

Senegal is one of the largest buyers of French weapons in Sub-Saharan Africa as arms sale become France’s new approach to former colonies. A French magazine, Jeune Afrique reported that Senegal purchased about $48 million worth of arms, ahead of Gabon at $40 million, Burkina Faso at $33 million, and […]

Kenya opposition challenges election outcome in court
Africa

Kenya opposition challenges election outcome in court

Kenya’s defeated opposition coalition have launched a legal petition in the East African nation’s Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta’s win. The National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition led by Raila Odinga is demanding fresh polls be held saying the process of tallying and verifying the results were flawed. The petition […]