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2012-02-22 14:20:36 Police Injure Opposition Leader Besigye [RFI] The president of Uganda's Forum for Democratic Change, Kizza Besigye, was hospitalised Tuesday when a political rally was dispersed by police in Kampala.

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Monday, 09-15-14, 13:54Ethiopia Jointly Wins With Rwanda[EA Business]Yara, a Norwegian fertilizer producer, awarded Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder and outgoing CEO of the Ethiopia Commodities Exchange (ECX) and Dr. Agnes Kalibata, who was Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources in Rwanda until July 2014 when she was replaced by Geraldine Mukeshimana, the The Yara Prize for an African Green Revolution. An internationally recognized thought leader on African agricultural transformation, Dr. Gabre-Madhin was awarded for "showing visionary and remarkable leadership in man
Monday, 09-15-14, 13:51Gabon Down Nigeria - Mali Topple Tunisia[CAF]There were home wins for Gabon, Mali and Guinea in the quest for places at the African U-17 Championship Niger 2015.
Monday, 09-15-14, 13:49Tobacco Firm Quits Before New Uganda Law[EA Business]Kampala -British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU) recently announced its exit from supporting leaf growing, but will concentrate on selling cigarettes.
Monday, 09-15-14, 13:43Cutting Corners in the Peace Process[ISS]On 26 August 2014, the two parties to the South Sudan conflict - the government of South Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM in Opposition) - reached their fourth agreement aimed at ending the violence that broke out in mid-December 2013.
Monday, 09-15-14, 13:42Gabon Shock Eaglets 2-1[Vanguard]Golden Eaglets, were beaten 2-1 by Gabon Sunday in their final round first leg 2015 African U-17 qualifier at the Stade Augustin Monedan de Sibang in Libreville.

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