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Uganda's Bobi Wine, urging unity, launches presidential bid

Jul. 22, 2020 6:22 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan activist Bobi Wine has launched a new political party ahead of a presidential election in which he hopes to be the face of a united opposition against the country's long-time leader. The popular singer and lawmaker, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, has led a political...

In this photo taken Monday, June 1, 2020, Tanzanian truck driver Ally Akida Samwel washes his hands next to his truck as he waits to be allowed to enter on the Kenya side of the Namanga border crossing with Tanzania. Africa's long-haul truckers carry food, fuel and other essential supplies along dangerous roads, but now they say they are increasingly accused of carrying the coronavirus as well. The drivers say they are stigmatized and even threatened in some countries. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)

Africa's essential truckers say they face virus stigma

Jun. 7, 2020 5:08 AM EDT

NAMANGA, Kenya (AP) — They haul food, fuel and other essential supplies along sometimes dangerous roads during tough economic times. But Africa's long-distance truckers say they are increasingly being accused of carrying something else: the coronavirus. While hundreds of truckers have tested positive for...