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NIMC Workers Suspend Strike To Begin NIN Registration

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) workers on Friday suspended the industrial action which they embarked upon on Thursday over the fear of COVID-19 spread in the agency.According to news media, the workers suspended their strike after a meeting with the Federal Government, where it was agreed that the demands of the employees would be addressed. Confirming the suspension, the

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Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni Ramps Up Repression On Bobi Wine And Other Presidential Candidates

Ahead of the 14 January national election, President Yoweri Musevni’s government is not letting up on the pressure on his opponents. Its strategy is to limit the opposition’s ability to get out its message and mobilize voters. The government’s repression and COVID-19 prevention measures are limiting opposition leader Bobi Wine’s ability to mobilise and strengthening Museveni’s chances of remaining in

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People Voted Heavily Against Akufo-Addo For Fighting Galamsey Says Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said that President Akufo-Addo’s fight against illegal mining cost him votes in the 2020 elections. He said government’s interest in fighting the menace was one of the main reasons that the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) votes dropped. While speaking with the media, the minister said and I quote,” I hear people ask how come

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Impeached Governors Cannot Run For Elective Office Says Senator Kindiki On Waititu’s Bid

Senator Kithure Kindiki representing Tharaka-Nithi has opposed former Governor Ferdinand Waititu’s bid run for the Nairobi gubernatorial seat.According to him, “based on the Kenyan laws, an impeached county governor can not subsequently run for election to any public office again if the impeachment was not quashed by a court of law.” Taking to his Facebook page on Monday, December 28,

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Impeached Nairobi Governor’s Daughter Enjoyed Lavish New York Trip On Country Funds, Senate Told

The Senate heard that Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko treated one of his daughters to a lavish trip to New York City at the expense of the taxpayer. This happened during the house’s plenary trial of the governor following his impeachment by the Nairobi County Assembly. While making the evidence for the removal of the governor available to the house, the

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ODM Leader, Odinga Raila Asks African Union, United Nations To Allow The Divorce Between Somali And Somaliland

African Union special envoy, Raila Odinga has made a challenge to the African Union to speed up the process that will see the recognition of Somaliland as a fully independent country. He made this known on Tuesday after his meeting with the Somaliland President, Muse Bihi who ended his official two day visit to Kenya. Speaking at the Liaison Office

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Chaotic Scenes As Police Disrupt Bobi Wine’s Really With Teargas, Bullets

There was midst feelings as teargas and running battles has characterized the campaign of Ugandan Presidential candidate, Robert Kyagylanyi alias Bobi Wine in Kayunga, in Central Region. On Tuesday, 1st December, 2020 in the afternoon, several supporters of the youthful politician were left with various gunshot wounds following the altercation with the police officers. Among those who were alleged to

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#ENDSARS: FG Insists On Regulation Of Social Media After CNN Report On Lekki Shooting

The federal government of Nigeria has affirmed that it is still standing on its plan to regulate the social media in the country in order to suppress the spread of fake news. This was made know by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday during a televised live briefing from Abuja where he spoke about the CNN report

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Bobi Wine’s Campaigns In Pader, Kitgum Hang In The Balance As Authorities Deny Him Venues

Mr. Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu (Bobi Wine) who happens to be the presidential candidate contesting on the National Unity Party platform (NUP) flag has been denied a venue to hold his campaign rally in Pader town council, Pader District. This came as a result of too much pressure from district security officials to the venue managers. Bobi Wine is scheduled to

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After Initial Threat, Governor Nyesom Wike Bows To Pressure, Joins #ENDSARS Protesters

Information reaching Wakeupafrica360 from our correspondent in Nigeria has it that in recent week the country has faced unrest following the massive protest all over the country to end SARS and all forms of police brutality. From cities like Lagos, Enugu and now Port Harcourt, the protest doesn’t look like it will stop in any time soon. The Governor of

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