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South Africa Charges Miners in Deaths

JOHANNESBURG—Two weeks after police shot into a crowd of protesting miners here, killing 34, in one of the worst instances of labor violence since the end of apartheid, authorities filed murder charges against fellow miners for those deaths, opposition officials said.


Chinese president reaffirms support to Europe in addressing debt crisis

BEIJING, August 30 - Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that China firmly supports Europe's efforts to overcome the debt crisis and the important role that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other institutions play in resolving European debt issues.


Uganda tops East Africa in corruption

Uganda tops in corruption among the five countries under the East African community (EAC), a report by Transparency International has revealed.


Play about homosexuality cancelled in Uganda after regulators step in

National Theatre of Uganda refuses to stage The River and the Mountain, which tells the story of a young gay businessman


Rogue South African hippo dies during rescue attempt

A hippo named Solly who got stuck in a South African game reserve swimming pool has died during attempts to rescue him.


One of the three Ugandan helicopters that went missing sighted in Mt Kenya Forest

NAIROBI, Kenya Aug 13 – One of the three Ugandan helicopters that went missing over Kenyan airspace on Sunday has reportedly been sighted within Mount Kenya forest.

Police said efforts were being made to reach the aircraft even though the terrain was rough.


Stephen Kiprotoch wins first Olympic medal for Uganda since 1972

Stephen Kiprotich (born 27 February 1989) is a Ugandan long-distance runner, born in Kapchorwa District.


Students build devices to help Ugandan village

The students from Madison-Oneida BOCES are heating up marshmallows. But this is not for a future camping trip or afternoon snack. They designed and created a number of solar powered devices.


How abducted German was killed in Kano crossfire

More facts emerged last night on the circumstances that led to the killing of an abducted German, Mr. Raupach Fritz Edgar, in a crossfire between security operatives and his abductors at the Kano hide-out of the terrorists.


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Kenyan trio triumphs at Belgrade Marathon
Bernard Kipkorir Talam led a Kenyan trio to win the Belgrade Marathon on Sunday, ...