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Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi dies in Libya

Abdelbaset Ali Mohmet al-Megrahi, the only person convicted over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, died on Sunday, almost three years after being freed from jail on compassionate grounds.

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UN Urges Uganda to Prosecute Captured LRA Commander

The United Nations is urging Uganda to prosecute a captured field commander of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army.

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Who is Acellam?

Recruited in 1988, just one year after Kony launched his armed insurgency to overthrow the Ugandan government and impose the biblical 10 Commandments, Acellam rose to become the LRA's intelligence chief and one of Kony's key deputies.

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Uganda Minister Dismisses Claims Government is Becoming Repressive

Uganda’s Foreign Minister has dismissed as uninformed growing criticism that President Yoweri Museveni’s government is becoming increasingly repressive.

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South African Hospital gunman may have been bipolar

A man who held a woman hostage for four hours at Westville Hospital in Durban on Friday was shot dead.

Police moved in on the man after negotiations had failed, said KwaZulu-Natal police spokesman Colonel Jay Naicker.

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Former Liberian President Charles Taylor's conviction sends warning to tyrants

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor became the first head of state since World War II to be convicted by an international war crimes court, a historic verdict that sends a message that tyrants worldwide will be tracked down and brought to justice.

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Uganda Ingrid Turinawe 'sexual abuse' protesters strip

A group of women have stripped to their bras in protest at the alleged sexual assault by Ugandan police of a high-profile female opposition politician.

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Archbishop of York to be considered for Canterbury

Dr John Sentamu has repeatedly refused to confirm whether or not he would be throwing his hat into the ring to lead the Church of England when Dr Williams steps down later this year.

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Swiss government freezes more Iranian assets

The Swiss government has extended its financial sanctions against Iran by freezing the assets of 11 more companies and people but decided not to take any action against Tehran's central bank, officials said Wednesday.

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Flights open Uganda to the world
Entebbe International Airport is experiencing a rise in passenger traffic and flights ...

HTC gets playful with quirky Re camera
The Taiwanese company announced the new camera on Wednesday, along with the Desire ...

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Will Have THREE Ceremonies When They Get Married?!
Kim Kardashian must really like the number three. Kanye West is her third husband ...

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

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