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Zika Virus Confirmed In Africa

The Zika virus

Zika virus disease is a disease caused by the Zika virus, which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. [3]The most common symptoms of the disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes).[5] Check also: 25 Deadliest Diseases In Human History The first human case to be detected with the emerging mosquito-borne ...

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Meet The World’s Youngest Ruling King, Oyo Nyimba

king Oyo

King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi is the youngest ruling monarch in the world. [2]At  3 and-a-half-year-old he ascended the royal dais to become the undisputed titular head of the 180-year Toro Kingdom. He is the youngest ruling monarch worldwide. In the Guinness Book of records, he took the spot of youngest king from Mswati III of Swaziland who was ...

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Uganda’s Opposition Leader Remanded to Maximum Security Prison

besigye to security prison

Uganda’s opposition leader was remanded Wednesday to a maximum security prison in the capital after being charged with treason for organizing protests against the re-election of long-time President Yoweri Museveni.[9] Check also: Dr. Kizza Besigye charged with treason Kizza Besigye briefly appeared in a magistrate’s court in Kampala to be charged before he was driven away under heavy guard to ...

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The Life Of Female Boxers In Uganda

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Female boxers live impoverished lives in one of the largest slums in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. Without permanent shelter or jobs, 23-year-old Morine Nakilyowa,[3] 17-year-old Lydia Nantale, 24-year-old Hellen Baleke and 20-year-old Diana Tulyanabo have resorted to boxing as a way to survive the harsh conditions of the crime-ridden Katanga slum. [9] Check also: The Timorous Ghetto Living In Uganda Over the ...

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Dr. Kizza Besigye charged with treason

Besigye

Former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has been charged with treason and remanded to Moroto government prison.[3] Check Also: Dr. Kizza B Defied Orders, Police Tells Court Dr Besigye is said to have appeared in court without his lawyer before the charges were read to him. However, he was not allowed to take plea because treason ...

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