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    World Two dead, 11 admitted after eating ‘poisonous pancakes’ – Daily MonitorHome

    Two children have died and 11 others admitted to Busolwe General Hospital, Butaleja District after eating suspected ‘poisonous’ pancakes commonly known as kabalagala. The victims are all children of Mr Kalimu Mulongo, a residents of Mabale village, Mabale parish in Budumba Sub County...
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    World Kenyan ambassador to South Sudan collapses, dies – Daily MonitorHome

    Kenya’s Ambassador to South Sudan, Chris Karumba Mburu, is dead. Mburu, a former director at the National Intelligence Service (NIS), collapsed and died at his residence in the capital Juba on Sunday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says. In his condolence message, President Uhuru Kenyatta...
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    World Pope expected to stand firm on celibacy in text on Amazon synod – Daily Monitor

    Pope Francis is on Wednesday to release a much-anticipated text about the Amazon, which is not expected to open up the priesthood to married men in the region despite an appeal from a historic Vatican meeting.... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/2OLlbWU Get more World News
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    World Britain hails new start as it says farewell to EU – Daily Monitor

    Britain on Friday ends almost half a century of integration with its closest neighbours and leaves the European Union, starting a new -- but still uncertain -- chapter in its long history.... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/3aWFbiL Get more World News
  5. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Michelle Obama wins Grammy for best spoken word album – Daily Monitor

    The former first lady can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music's biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir "Becoming." Her win on Sunday gives the Obama household its third..... Read more via Daily Monitor –...
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    World The underworld of cultism in Kenya and the world – Daily MonitorHome

    Cultism has recently become a buzzword in Kenya, with police and crime busters linking murders to the beliefs of the underworld. On October 24, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said it was investigating a cult link to the murder of a catholic priest, Michael … Read more via...
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    Sports Tiger Woods secures record 82nd US PGA Tour win in Japan – Daily MonitorHome

    Tiger Woods said it was “crazy” after he made golfing history Monday by holding off the challenge of home favourite Hideki Matsuyama to win the weather-delayed Zozo Championship by three shots. The 15-time major winner Woods finished 19-under par to equal US legend Sam Snead’s all-time record …...
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    World Suspected street children hack policeman to death – Daily Monitor

    Suspected street children have hacked a policeman to death in the Eastern Ugandan District of Jinja. Mr George Tanga, who had been deployed to guard Jinja Taxi Park Police Post, was according to a colleague who preferred anonymity, killed by one of the street children he had earlier.... Read...
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    World 4 pupils injured as classroom collapses during immunization exercise – Daily MonitorHome

    Four pupils at Nsonga C/U Primary School in Nsonga Village, Nakisunga Sub County in Mukono district have been injured after the room which they were in collapsed on them due to the heavy rainfall. The pupils, Harriet Nambasse, a P.7 candidate, Nusra Nandase, Alvin Namwedwa … Read more via...
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    World Trump letter to Erdogan: ‘Don’t be a fool’ – Daily MonitorHome

    “Don’t be a fool,” Donald Trump warned his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an extraordinary letter sent the day Turkey launched its incursion into northeastern Syria — warning history risked branding him a “devil.” Three days after appearing to greenlight an invasion by pulling US troops …...
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    World Obasanjo commends Museveni for taking step to solve row with Rwanda – Daily Monitor

    Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo has lauded President Museveni for taking steps to remove hurdles that had created a row with Rwanda. Mr Obasanjo said that he was in the country earlier in the year and..... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/2LGIjo5 Get more World News
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    World Kenya Airways to cut flights over shortage of pilots – Daily MonitorHome

    National carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) is set to cut flights on a number of its routes due to a shortage of pilots in a move which could result into a bitter brawl between the airline and the pilot’s union. The airline’s director of operations … Read more via Daily MonitorHome –...
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    World Zimbabweans cold-shoulder Mugabe national mourning – Daily Monitor

    Flags flew at half mast in Harare on Saturday, but a day after former president Robert Mugabe's death many Zimbabweans preferred to work as usual than publicly mourn the independence hero turned despot.... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/2UM7Uiv Get more World News
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    World South African consulate, shops attacked in DR Congo city – Daily Monitor

    Protestors on Thursday smashed the windows of the South African consulate in DR Congo’s second largest city, Lubumbashi, and attacked South African-owned stores, in reprisal for attacks on foreigners in Johannesburg, an AFP reporter saw..... Read more via Daily Monitor –...
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    World French first lady is ‘truly ugly,’ says Brazilian minister – Daily Monitor

    A Brazilian government minister said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly" Thursday, only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance..... Read more via Daily Monitor – https://ift.tt/30Zy97u Get more World News
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    World Ugandan parliament condemns attacks on foreigners in South Africa – Daily Monitor

    Parliament has joined the rest of the world to condemn the tide of hatred attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa. Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga and her deputy Jacob Oulanyah described the xenophobic attacks as savage with no room in modern society.... Read more via Daily Monitor –...
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    World Chinese shoppers adopt facial payments in cashless drive – Daily MonitorHome

    Customers simply make a purchase by posing in front of point-of-sale (POS) machines equipped with cameras, after linking an image of their face to a digital payment system or bank account... Read more via Daily MonitorHome – https://ift.tt/32uMwBc Get more World News
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    World South Africa vows crackdown on xenophobic attacks after five die – Daily MonitorHome

    Five people have been killed in a surge of xenophobic violence in South Africa, police said on Tuesday, as President Cyril Ramaphosa vowed to clamp down and the African Union, Nigeria and Zambia condemned the attacks. Hordes of people -- some armed with axes and machetes -- gathered in...
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    World Fuel tanker fire: Nine people dead, dozens unaccounted for – Daily Monitor

    A fuel tanker that Sunday evening burst into flames in Kyambura trading centre, Rubirizi District, in western Uganda, has left nine people dead and dozens unaccounted for. According to Ms Harriet Nabukenya, the Rubirizi District Resident District Commissioner, the driver of the fuel truck lost...
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    World Sudan rain kills seven, leaves thousands homeless – Daily MonitorHome

    Heavy rain in Sudan has caused extensive flooding that killed at least seven people in the country’s south Tuesday, the state news agency reported. “Seven citizens were killed, two injured and 10 villages affected by rain and flooding in Jazira state,” SUNA said...... Read more via Daily...