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Day: June 9, 2020

Shock As Burundi President Nkurunziza Dies Of Poisoning Few Days After Election

Shock As Burundi President Nkurunziza Dies Of Poisoning Few Days After Election

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Severe shock has gripped Bujumbura and the entire republic of Burundi after outgoing president Pierre Nkurunziza died of cardiac arrest, although some sources are pointing at possibility that he could have been poisoned. Nkurunziza, aged 55, died after reportedly  suffering a cardiac arrest, the government said on Tuesday, although some sections of politicians in the country have since rubbished the cardiac arrest rumours, contending that he might have been poisoned, because of the way his death came so suddenly. We have learnt that he was admitted to hospital on Saturday after feeling unwell, although his condition improved later on. But on Monday he reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful, the government said in a st
Magufuli Declares Tanzania Free Of Coronavirus, Says Prayers And Fasting Helped To Fight Virus

Magufuli Declares Tanzania Free Of Coronavirus, Says Prayers And Fasting Helped To Fight Virus

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By Elite News Reporter Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli has declared his country free of Coronavirus, saying prayers and fasting by Tanzanians is reason for the country to defeat the killer virus. President John Magufuli attributed the claimed success over the worldwide pandemic to prayers and fasting that the people of Tanzania have offered to God. "It gives me joy to be the leader of a country that puts God first, God loves Tanzania,"  President Magufuli said, according to Jamvi TV in Tanzania. "The works of the devil will always be defeated in Tanzania because Tanzanians love God and that is why even the corona has been defeated by God," Magufuli told a Catholic congregation in the capital Dodoma. Meanwhile, we have learnt that Coronavirus might have been spr...
Uganda Mourns Bush War Hero Gen Kasirye Gwanga

Uganda Mourns Bush War Hero Gen Kasirye Gwanga

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By Keefa Nuwahereza The country on Tuesday woke up to the sad news of Maj. Gen. Kasirye Gwanga, who passed away at age 68, after  battling with lung cancer  for several years. Family sources reveal that Gen. Gwanga passed away on Monday night at Nakasero Hospital in Kampala, where he had  been bedridden for  days, undergoing medical attention. The UDPF Funeral Service van that picked Gen. Kasirye Gwanga's body from Nakasero Hospital However, it should be noted that Gen. Kasirye Gwanga, who died on Heroes Day (June 9th ), was one of the National Resistance Army (NRA)  Bush War heroes who ushered President Yoweri Museveni’s government into power in 1986.   Who Is Kasirye Gwanga In June 1980, president Binaisa negotiated the return of the pol