Why an African Pope Is Very Unlikely Today

[Observer]The unprecedented resignation of Pope Benedict XVI on Monday surprised many people who had come to believe that a Pope serves until he dies. Robert Mugagga writes on the history of popes in the Catholic Church, and why an African pope is unlikely today.

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Uganda: MPs Lutamaguzi, Mbogo Detained Over Covid-19 Rules

Nakaseke South Member of Parliament Paul Lugtamaguzi and 21 supporters were on Thursday remanded to Wakyato prison after being arrested on Wednesday for allegedly violating Covid-19 guidelines. Lutamaguzi and a section of his supporters appeared before the Nakaseke Grade One Magistrate Court and were charged with conducting an act likely to spread the Covid-19, common […]

UN Urges World Community to Prevent Child Hunger During Coronavirus Pandemic

Two United Nations agencies called on the global community Wednesday to prevent hunger and malnutrition among the 370 million children who are not receiving school meals due to the closure of schools worldwide in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.N. said school meals are particularly vital for girls, especially those in poor countries, […]