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Wild leopards threatened by religious tradition in Africa

A growing religion in southern Africa is posing a threat to the survival of wild leopards.

For the Nazareth Baptist Church, also known as the Shembe, leopards are seen as a symbol of pride, beauty and wealth, while their skins are viewed as essential attire for church elders who wear them around their necks during traditional ceremonies.


Anti-American Protests Over Film Expand to More Than a Dozen Countries

CAIRO — The violently anti-American rallies that have roiled the Islamic world over a video denigrating the Prophet Muhammad expanded on Friday to more than a dozen countries, with demonstrators storming the American Embassy in Tunisia in a deadly clash and protesters in Sudan’s capital broadening the targets to include Germany and Britain.


KCCA demolishes illegal structure

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) has demolished an illegal structure that was being constructed on Plot 42, Nile Avenue, Kampala.

KCCA enforcement team accompanied by anti-riot police razed the building Thursday early morning. The controversial illegal structure belonged to M/S Foton East Africa, Uganda limited. The owner was constructing a show room.


Diesel shortage hits Kampala

A shortage of diesel has hit Kampala due to a delay of vessels that were bringing in the product through the Kenyan port of Mombasa.


Obama Argues for a Second Term Without Closing the Deal

The President gave a fine speech Thursday night. Obama laid out the case against Romney’s constricted vision in a very effective way: “If you have a cold, they say take two tax cuts and roll back some regulations and see us in the morning.


The good, bad and ugly of US politics

Once an apparently inexhaustible source of humour, American politics is in danger of becoming satire-proof. How do you send up something that's already a self-parody?


14 People killed in Jinja accident

14 people were killed Friday morning when an Isuzu Lorry rammed into an Omni bus along the Jinja-Iganga highway.


Ethiopians, heads of state pay respects at Meles funeral

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Ethiopians and at least 15 heads of state turned out on Sunday to pay their respects at the funeral of Meles Zenawi, the guerrilla leader turned economic reformer who died last month after more than two decades in power.


Bidandi flown back to Bangkok for treatment

Veteran politician and founder of opposition People’s Progress Party (PPP), Jaberi Bidandi Ssali was on Tuesday flown back to Bangkok in Thailand for review of his condition and further treatment.


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