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Police officer disappears with Submachine gun, 60 bullets in Mukono

Police in Mukono is hunting for one of their own officers for disappearing with a police SGM riffle loaded with 60 rounds of ammunition.

The suspect has been Identified as No.62603 PC Mukulu Abed believed to have been deployed in Kasese district but stole a gun in Mukono district.

South Africa protests to Rwanda over Lindiwe Sisulu slur

South Africa has summoned the Rwandan envoy inPretoria after a Rwandan pro-government news site reportedly called a key minister a “prostitute”.

Report reveals ‘gross’ racial disparity in Toronto police

Black people are “grossly over-represented” in violent police interactions in the Canadian city of Toronto, a human rights investigation has found.

Theresa May calls off MPs’ vote on her Brexit deal

Prime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesday’s crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it.

As it stands the deal “would be rejected by a significant margin” if MPs voted on it, she admitted.

France yellow vest protests: Macron promises wage rise

France’s President Emmanuel Macron has promised a minimum wage rise and tax concessions in response to weeks of violent protests.

France has seen four weekends of violent protests against fuel tax rises, living costs and other issues.

Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta appointed former vice president,Moody Awori

 by many Kenyans, who argued that the president should have selected a candidatefrom the larger pool of young people.

Presidency rejects Amnesty’s report on increasing executions in South Sudan

South Sudan’s presidency sternly denied a recent report by Amnesty International saying that Juba government executed seven people including a child in 2018.

Mikhail Popkov: Russian ex-cop jailed for 56 more murders

A Siberian policeman described as Russia’s most prolific mass murderer in modern times has been given a second life sentence.

Mikhail Popkov, 53, murdered 55 women and a policeman near Irkutsk between 1992 and 2007. He was already in jail for 22 other murders.

Egypt investigates ‘pyramid nude photo shoot’

Egypt is investigating a video which appears to show a Danish couple scaling the Great Pyramid and posing naked.

Armed group seizes Libya oilfield

Officials in Libya have confirmed that an armed group has seized control of one of the country’s largest oilfields.

Local gunmen were reported to have stormed the facilities at El Sharara, in the southern region of Fezzan, on Saturday.

Somali president faces no-confidence vote

Some100 Somali MPs have backed a motion of no-confidence against President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo.

They accuse him of undermining the constitution by signing a secret deal, they say,to unite Somalia with Ethiopia and Eritrea.

DR Congo’s Kabila does not rule out contesting 2023 poll

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila says he will leave office after the 23 December poll, but may seek re-election in the future.

Mr Kabila, 47, said he would remain in politics after the poll as “there is still a long journey ahead”.

Yellow vest protests: Macron to hold crisis meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to meet trade unions and employers’ organisations, in a bid to defuse weeks of unrest in Paris and other cities.

Sudan helicopter crash kills officials

A helicopter has crashed in eastern Sudan, killing a state governor and at least four other officials.

Comey transcript released: Ex-FBI boss claims not to know, remember key details

Former FBI Director James Comey claimed “I don’t know” or “I don’t remember” in response to dozens of questions concerning key details in the Russia probe, according to a lengthy transcript released Saturday of his closed-door interview with congressional lawmakers.

Sen. Angus King: Not enough evidence against Trump yet for impeachment

  Maine independent Sen. Angus King cautioned Democrats in Congress Sunday that there’s not enough public evidence at this point to impeach President Donald Trump without the issue devolving into partisan warfare.

“I don’t think that there’s evidence yet available to the public where there would be more or less a consensus that this is an appropriate path,” King said in an appearance on “Meet the Press.”