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Uganda's cabinet approves pay rise for all civil servants

A sigh of relief for Ugandan civil servants after the State Minister for Public Service Grace Mugasa revealed that the cabinet had approved salary increments.

The minister gave an example of the Education sector where there are a lot of discrepancies in terms of pay and promotions.

She noted that the discrepancy in wages for science and art…

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Kenya's Supreme Court upholds William Ruto´s presidential win

Kenya's Supreme Court has unanimously rejected challenges to the official results of the presidential election and upheld Deputy President William Ruto's win.

Opposition candidate Raila Odinga had alleged irregularities in the otherwise peaceful Aug. 9 election that was marked by last-minute drama when the electoral commission split and traded…

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Landslides caused by heavy rains in Uganda, killed at least 15

The Red Cross said on Wednesday that at least 15 people were killed in western Uganda after a landslide brought on by heavy rains and buried their homes, rescuers continue to dig through the mud in search of survivors.

Landslides are common in the Kasese area, where the accident happened. It spans the border with the Democratic Republic of the…

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At least 19 civilians killed by extremists in Somalia

At least 19 civilians were killed in an attack by radical Shebab Islamists on a road in central Somalia on Friday night.

According to local officials and clan leaders, at least eight passenger minibuses and trucks travelling on a road between the towns of Beledweyne and Maxaas were intercepted, bundled and set on fire killing their passengers.


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