Uganda: Court orders end to Bobi Wine’s house arrest
25 January 2021 | 11:06 am
Bobi Wine's house arrest has been deemed unlawful by a Ugandan judge. It remains to be seen whether the military will oblige by the court order.
20 Mar 2022
Colombia's President Ivan Duque has called for an end to the mass anti-government rallies. More than two dozen have died in the unrest stemming from anger over living conditions and heavy-handed police tactics. Planned tax increases set off the protests.
26 Mar 2022
Human Rights Watch has published an extensive report alleging torture of detainees at "illegal" detention centers. Many of them are critics of the government.
24 Mar 2022
France's TotalEnergies to stop buying oil from Russia by end of 2022. The French oil giant TotalEnergies will stop buying oil and petroleum products from Russia by the end of this year, after facing criticism over its inaction following the invasion of Ukraine. The company will, however, continue buying Russian gas.
9 Apr 2022
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to shore up economic relations, two years after ties between Nepal and India plummeted over a border dispute.
8 Apr 2022
In this edition of Encore!, we hear from the frontman for the group representing Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest as he calls for people across the world to protest Russia's invasion of his country. Kalush Orchestra's Oleh Psiuk was speaking from Israel, where the group have been rehearsing together for the first time since the war broke out.
13 Apr 2022
Ghetto Kids: Uganda's world-famous street dancers dedicated to children
23 Apr 2022
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky has held a phone call with South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa about the war in Ukraine, but Pretoria has still stopped short of condemning the Russian invasion. Also, Nairobi says it will host talks between the Congolese government and rebels that have been terrorising parts of eastern DR Congo. The announcement comes after leaders from across East Africa met in Kenya to discuss the crisis. Plus, our correspondents report on how park rangers in Burkina Faso are facing the twin threat of poachers and jihadists.
3 May 2022
Switzerland, Sweden and Finland are just some of the European states that currently maintain a neutral status. But Russia's attack on Ukraine has forced them to reconsider their stance.
18 May 2022
In a UN Security Council briefing, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert said the streets in Iraq could "boil over" if political leaders were unable to end a political stalemate that has gripped the country for over seven months.
21 May 2022
UWCL Final: Asisat Oshoala seeks to end 'rollercoaster' year with repeat win
1 Jun 2022
Australia could become a "renewable energy superpower," said incoming Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. He is due to be sworn in just a day before a Quad summit in Tokyo.
28 May 2022
We take a look at discussions in the papers over when and how the war in Ukraine will finally end. We also look at some scathing cartoons over inaction on gun control in the US. We then find out about the latest art scandal to hit France, which is worthy of a crime novel, according to French daily Libération. Finally, we discuss the latest in sex news: from amnesia-inducing sex to sexual wellness retreats that are becoming increasingly popular.
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