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Lightning kills Ugandan schoolchildren

Lightning kills Ugandan schoolchildren

Three pupils have been killed after being struck by lightning in Uganda’s north-western district of Yumbe. Ugandan Red Cross Society spokeswoman Irene Nakasiita confirmed that the pupils aged between 9 and 10 died on the spot at Mungoyo Primary School when the lightning struck on Wednesday. The total number of children affected is 75 and […]

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South Africa’s Mbeki blasts ANC for becoming ‘black party’

South Africa’s Mbeki blasts ANC for becoming ‘black party’

Former apartheid rainbow nation, former President Thabo Mbeki has lambasted the governing African National Congress (ANC) for turning into “a black party”. He made the comment as he criticised the party’s decision to expropriate white-owned land without compensation. The ANC was targeting white people and had abandoned its commitment to “non-racialism”, Mr Mbeki warned. The […]

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