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Uganda welcomes first group of Afghan refugees

Uganda welcomes first group of Afghan refugees

A flight carrying Afghan evacuees fleeing the Taliban takeover of their country touched down early Wednesday in Uganda where they will be given temporary refuge, government officials said. The foreign ministry said a charter flight carrying 51 Afghans, including men, women and children, landed in the lakeside city of Entebbe, where they were whisked to hotels in a convoy of buses. More evacuees from Afghanistan are expected to arrive at a later time in Uganda from the war-torn country, the ministry said. It said it followed a request from the US government to temporarily host "at-risk" Afghan nationals and others who are in transit to the United States and other destinations worldwide. "The decision to host those in need, is informed by the Government of Uganda's consistent policy...
Drug Trafficker Excretes 97 Wraps Of Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport

Drug Trafficker Excretes 97 Wraps Of Cocaine After Arrest At Lagos Airport

A 47-year-old drug trafficker, Chigbogu Ernest Obiora, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos. The Spokesperson for the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, said on Friday that Obiora was subsequently put under observation during which he excreted 97 wraps of cocaine with a total weight of 1.55 kilogrammes with a street value of N360 million. “He was arrested about 1:16pm on Sunday, April 25, 2021, during the inward clearance of Ethiopian Airline. He had arrived Lagos onboard the airline from Entebbe, Uganda via Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia,” Babafemi said. The Commander of the NDLEA at the airport, Ahmadu Garba said, Obiora was intercepted in the E-arrival hall of the airport by the operatives of the a...

Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni Doing Push-Ups And Jogging In Office During Lockdown (Video)

75 years old Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, does push-ups to keep fit at the State House, in Entebbe, Uganda April 9, 2020. The leader, released a workout video on Thursday, saying it shows citizens how to exercise in confined spaces as they stay at home during a national lockdown prompted by the new coronavirus. Wearing a gray Nike track suit, Yoweri Museveni jogged laps on a red carpet in his office, before stretching out to do press-ups on a white towel as flashbulbs popped. Count: 30 push-ups

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