Tag: uganda

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Bernard DayoJanuary 13, 2021

There’s a social media shutdown in Uganda ahead of its presidential election

Ahead of Uganda’s presidential and parliamentary elections on Thursday that pits the enduring incumbent Yoweri Museveni against opposition frontrunner and ...

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Ado AminuDecember 18, 2020

Tems and Omah Lay post-release statement says nothing about learning to do better

Nigeria’s fast-rising music acts, Tems and Omah Lay, are back home. The duo, who were arrested and detained in Uganda ...

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Ado AminuDecember 15, 2020

Abike Dabiri-Erewa confirms Tems and Omah Lay are free to leave Uganda

Fans of rising music start, Tems and Omah Lay, can finally breathe easy as the duo along with one other ...

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Ado AminuDecember 15, 2020

Tems and Omah Lay are paying the price of Nigeria’s poor standing as the world’s largest black nation

As singers, Tems and Omah Lay remain in prison custody while they await trial on charges of breaking lockdown protocol ...

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Michael IsaacJune 6, 2020

Nigerian, Ralph visited a ‘Twitter date’ in Uganda and it ended in tears for one party

On many occasions, social media has been used as a tool to share personal stories that many people can relate ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Funmi Iyanda’s ”Walking With Shadows” is the queer Nollywood movie we need right now

Queer cinema isn’t exactly dead in Nollywood, but we can admit that it’s nowhere near Hollywood’s churning content on LGBTQ ...

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Bernard DayoJune 13, 2019

There’s an outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo and we should all be concerned

There’s an ongoing outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has led to 1,400 deaths so far. ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2019

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles gets ‘easy’ group ahead of biennial football showpiece [Full Group list]

The stage is set for the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, known as the Total 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, ...

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ToluFebruary 2, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Tonto Dikeh’s son barred from featuring in her reality show; Selena Gomez gets treated for depression and anxiety | More stories

Catch up on everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 19, 2018

The Late 5: Uganda could begin enforcing the death penalty again, INEC assures Nigerians that votes will count in 2019 and other top stories

These are the top stories that drove conversation today: Gabriel Agorye, a prosecution witness in the trial of Raymond Dokpesi has ...

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EditorJanuary 17, 2018

The Sexuality Blog: Uganda’s US ambassador beat his wife in front of guests for bringing up his infidelities, when will this end?

Thanks to the #MeToo movement, millions of women have been able to come forward and tell their stories about sexual ...

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tosin adesinaJanuary 3, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] After 31 years, Museveni won’t just go

The attraction that comes with power is such that it blinds the bearer to the reality existing around him and ...

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EditorOctober 7, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] The not-so-secret life of a transgender woman (WATCH)

After the letdown that was Batta box’s Gay in Nigeria ‘documentary’, we got somewhat apprehensive about ‘well meaning’ heterosexual persons ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

Uganda’s Museveni reveals plan to link country with Nigeria

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda Friday disclosed plans to establish air and rail links between his country and Nigeria. Speaking with ...

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EditorSeptember 8, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Uganda plans to eradicate pornography and sexting | Here’s how

UPDATE: Text messages construed to be leading to sex [sexting] will be defined as porn and attract punishment says porn ...

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AzeezMarch 15, 2017

Angry Ugandan traders dump 37 coffins at Synagogue Church

Some angry traders have abandoned 37 coffins at the premises of The Synagogue Church of all Nations in Kampala, Uganda. ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 10, 2017

Is Uganda’s Museveni fulfilling Idi Amin’s dreams?

It has been reported that Uganda’s President, Museveni, has promoted his son to special adviser. This new power play by ...

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AzeezDecember 16, 2016

Ugandan Court orders Interpol to arrest Wizkid, and his manager

A Magistrate Court in Uganda has issued a court order directing operatives of the Ugandan police and the International Police (Interpol) ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 20, 2016

UBA and MasterCard announce ground-breaking Pan-African partnership

United Bank Africa (UBA) and MasterCard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 18, 2016

Obasanjo leads Commonwealth Observer Group to Uganda’s presidential election (PHOTOS)

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo is in Uganda for the East African country’s presidential election. Obasanjo, who serves as the ...

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Ada IgboanugoJune 23, 2015

Uganda’s ‘ugliest man’ becomes dad for the 8th time (PHOTOS)

You know that midweek meetings you go for at your local church for the exoneration of your soul just to ...

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ifrekeMarch 25, 2015

‘Ifreke Inyang: 5 things we learnt from Nigeria’s match against Uganda

Enyeama gets his 100th cap Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, finally joined a small, exclusive band of Nigerian players, who have ...

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ifrekeMarch 24, 2015

‘Ifreke Inyang: 5 things to expect when Nigeria play Uganda on Wednesday

1. Enyeama’s 100th cap The build up to this friendly match has been dominated with the talk of Vincent Enyeama’s ...

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Ada IgboanugoMarch 19, 2015

Should Tiwa Savage be twerking with her growing baby bump?

by Chinwe Okafor Dear Tiwa Savage, if you really must be in the public eye, it’s time to take a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 1, 2014

Coke Studio takes May D, Teckno, Selebobo, others to CRUTECH

by Jewel Stephen   Lovers of good music and dance are in for a time of their lives as the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuOctober 24, 2014

National embarrassment! Power goes off during International Badminton Championship in Abuja

by Mark Bassey On the opening day of the Nigeria International Badminton Championships (NIBC) in Abuja, the organisers were embarrassed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 19, 2014

Ugandan men reject “undersized” raincoats saying they have tall Johns (VIDEO)

by Azubuike Azikiwe In a bizarre development, the men of Uganda have voiced their complaints over the short size of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 17, 2014

Golden heart foundation to host over 5000 youths at the centenary edition of national youth summit

by Jewel Stephen Golden Heart Foundation is set to host over 5000 youths at the centenary edition of national youth ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Coke Studio is back: Season 2 is on Africa Independent Television every Saturday

by Jewel Stephen Coca-Cola is set to launch the second season of it’s one of a kind music show “Coke ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 8, 2014

Fear of Ebola: Uganda do not want Guinea fans in their country

by Olorunwa Lawal Ahead of the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying match between Uganda and Guinea on Wednesday, September ...

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