Rhodes: closet gay man who hatched a secret society to promote empire?

Paul Maylam, Rhodes University Almost 114 years after the death of Cecil Rhodes his memory lives on, with the Rhodes Must Fall campaign spreading from Cape Town to Oxford. Once glorified by white colonialists, Rhodes is now more widely viewed as a prime villain in southern African history. Since his death he has been the …

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South Sudan News Headlines for January 19-26, 2016

A selection of news headlines about South Sudan published during the week of January 19 to January 26, 2016. South Sudan conflict: Riek Machar says he is fully committed to peace Source: NTV South Sudan: Riek Machar wants Uganda’s Museveni to play bigger role Source: The Africa Report S. Sudanese community accuses Kiir of “failing” …

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Africa News Headlines for 24 November 2015

A selection of Africa news headlines from around the globe over the past 24 hours. Girls’ education in Africa boosted by pioneering alert technology Source: Financial Times iVote Empowers African Education Sector with e-Learning Technologies Source: African Brains Portable solution to a potable issue Source: The Daily Progress Zimbabwe Govt Urged to Review Drugs Penalties …

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Weekly Roundup of Uganda News Headlines – 28 October 2015

A selection of Uganda news headlines from the week of October 21-18, 2015, gathered from publications around the globe. Uganda calls for new approach in addressing extremism in Africa Source: Coastweek/Xinhua Uganda’s wildlife ‘travels’ to the UN Source: The Daily Monitor Special Advisor for Children’s Issues Travels to Uganda and Ethiopia Source: U.S. Department of …

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Uganda pushes ahead with ‘risky’ car plans

By Esther Nakkazi [KAMPALA] By 2018, Uganda’s planned automotive industry will be making 7,000 hybrid cars a year, says Paul Isaac Musasizi, acting CEO of the state-run Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC). The petrol and electric car, called the Kiira SMACK, will have five seats, a top speed of 180 kilometres an hour and will be …

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