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Ben Simon

Ben Simon

    UN probe accuses Israel of possible crimes against humanity
    UN probe accuses Israel of possible crimes against humanity
    A UN probe on Thursday said there is evidence Israel committed crimes against humanity in responding to last year's protests in Gaza, as snipers...
    Semenya arrives at sports court for gender row challenge
    Semenya arrives at sports court for gender row challenge
    Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya went to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday to challenge proposed rules that could force her to...
    Mining giant Glencore facing US corruption probe
    Mining giant Glencore facing US corruption probe
    Mining giant Glencore said Tuesday that it was being probed by the United States in a corruption investigation linked to its business in Nigeria,...
    Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping
    Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics over doping
    Russia was banned Tuesday from the 2018 Winter Games by the International Olympic Committee over its state-orchestrated doping programme, but clean...
    Tension mounts over Uganda poll outcome
    Tension mounts over Uganda poll outcome
    Ugandan poll officials scrambled to tally votes on Saturday after a relatively calm election gave way to tensions with both incumbent leader Yoweri...
    New-found oil set to change Uganda's economy
    New-found oil set to change Uganda's economy
    Whoever wins this week's presidential election in Uganda will have to manage national reserves of 2,5-billion barrels of oil, a recent find that...
    Leaders set deadline to solve Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    Leaders set deadline to solve Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    African leaders set a one-month deadline to solve Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis as they wound up a summit on Monday, vowing also to recognise...
    African turmoil casts pall over AU summit
    African turmoil casts pall over AU summit
    African leaders said on Monday that Sudan and Somalia had not been forgotten at their annual summit, overshadowed by the crisis in Egypt and major...
    Uganda charges 32 over World Cup bombings
    Uganda charges 32 over World Cup bombings
    Uganda has charged 32 people in connection with the July 11 bomb attacks in Kampala, which killed 76 people as they watched the Soccer World Cup...
    At least 33 drown in Uganda lake accident
    At least 33 drown in Uganda lake accident
    An overloaded boat capsized on the Ugandan side of Lake Albert overnight, killing at least 33 people, in the second such disaster to strike the...
    African leaders turn attention to terror threat
    African leaders turn attention to terror threat
    African leaders met behind closed doors on Monday to discuss boosting the African Union's force in Somalia following a plea by Uganda President...
    World Cup fans targeted in Uganda blast
    World Cup fans targeted in Uganda blast
    Twin bombs tore into crowds watching the World Cup final in the Uganda capital, killing 64 including an American and wounding scores in one of the...