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Daily Monitor

The Daily Monitior is one of Uganda's major independent newspapers.

Harold Acemah

It will soon be nine years since I started writing a weekly Column for Uganda's ...

British troops have shot dead jihadists, believed to be Isis fighters, after coming under attack while on a UN mission in Mali

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British troops have shot dead jihadists, believed to be Isis fighters, after coming under attack while on a UN mission in Mali – a country facing a fierce insurgency and...

pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets of the Sudanese capital Khartoum and other major cities

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Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators have taken to the streets of the Sudanese capital Khartoum and other major cities demanding full civilian rule, just...

Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region was covered in smoke on Wednesday as the city was hit by another day of airstrikes

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(CNN)--The capital of Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region was covered in smoke on Wednesday as the city was hit by another day of airstrikes, eyewitnesses and authorities told...

One year after peaceful #EndSARS protests ended in a brutal crackdown by Nigerian security forces in Abuja, Lagos

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One year after peaceful #EndSARS protests ended in a brutal crackdown by Nigerian security forces in Abuja, Lagos and other parts of the country, no one has been brought to...

"NRM is Museveni's Personal Enterprise" - his bush-war physician, Dr. Besigye says

Former Leader of Opposition, Mrs. Betty Ool Ocan, in her home in Gulu City

“Mr. Museveni is not serious at all when in fact corruption in Uganda is Mr. Museveni himself. In 2006, he...

President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden continues to play the cluelessly racist and paternalistic Ugly American in the Horn of Africa. 

Under his leadership, the US has been at war with Ethiopia since...

The State of the Climate in Africa 2020 report highlights the continent’s disproportionate vulnerability

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Climate change contributed to mounting food insecurity, poverty and displacement in Africa last year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and partners said in a...

Gen. Saleh

Gen. Salim Saleh, younger brother to Uganda’s dictator Gen. Yoweri Museveni. Delivering poverty while promising wealth.

Gen. Salim Saleh, younger brother of Uganda’s dictator Gen....

unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic

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The announcement last week of a unilateral ceasefire in the Central African Republic is among recent positive steps in the country, the top UN official there told the...

 pro-military Sudanese protesters have rallied for a second day in Khartoum

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Hundreds of pro-military Sudanese protesters have rallied for a second day in Khartoum, in an escalation of what the prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, called the “worst and...

 Gambia, laws restricting freedom of assembly and freedom of expression are still in force

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In Gambia, laws restricting freedom of assembly and freedom of expression are still in force despite the commitment from the authorities to uphold human rights.

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 rampant racist abuse of African migrants in Libyan detention centers

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MINNEAPOLIS—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) released the following statement amid reports of the rampant racist abuse of African migrants in Libyan detention centers--including, rape...

The MP with Bobi Wine

Ssegirinya, right, shown with presumptive winner of the Jan. 14 presidential election.

Kawempe North Member of Parliament Muhammad Ssegirinya alias “Mr. Update” is going through the ringer...

British institution to return one of the Benin bronzes to Nigeria

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A Cambridge college is to become the first British institution to return one of the Benin bronzes to Nigeria later this month in what has been described as “a historic moment...

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