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The Director That Diverts Workers’ Salaries

The Director That Diverts Workers’ Salaries

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says its operatives have arrested Tukur Yabo, Director of Works and Housing, Tureta Local Government Area, Sokoto State, and Hon. Abubakar Maigishiri, a councilor in the local government for allegedly diverting N980,000. The Guardian reports that others arrested over the same offense were Danjuma Ibrahim, a cashier with […]

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Pop Singer Says He Will Run For Presidency

Pop Singer Says He Will Run For Presidency

Uganda‘s pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine has said he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in the elections expected to be held in 2021, reports Aljazeera. “I will challenge President Museveni on behalf of the people,” the 37-year-old opposition leader said in an interview to the Associated Press news agency on Monday. But Wine, whose real […]

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The President Dies

The President Dies

He was the world’s oldest sitting president. He was admitted to hospital on Wednesday but officials did not say why he was receiving treatment. BBC reports that Essebsi won Tunisia’s first free elections in 2014 following Arab uprisings across the region. He was admitted to hospital last month after suffering what officials said was a […]

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Government To Issue Birth Certificates To Cows

Government To Issue Birth Certificates To Cows

The Ugandan government has announced plans to register all farmers and their cattle, including issuing “birth certificates” for the animals, so it can trace their products. The East African reports that Mr. Vincent Ssempijja, the Minister for Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, on Tuesday said the international market demands that all countries producing food for […]

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