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Uganda’s tourism minister has suggested showcasing curvy women in order to attract more visitors.Godfrey Kiwanda described the plan at the launch of a plus-size pageant, Miss Curvy Uganda, in the capital Kampala.Gesturing to the contestants, he said that full-figured women were “the story we sell” to visitors.
A groom and his best man were killed in Ethiopia in an apparent accident involving a grenade belonging to the groom, local officials say.The grenade exploded after a traditional 10-day honeymoon celebration, during which the best man is expected to entertain the newlyweds.The bride was not present when the grenade went off.
Flamboyant self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary, who have been charged with fraud and money-laundering, have been granted bail of 100,000 rand each ($7,400; £5,000) by a court in South Africa’s capital, Pretoria.
A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane which crashed with Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala & pilot David Ibbotson on board. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said specialist contractors joined the operation in “challenging conditions”
US President Donald Trump has said he will hold a second nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam on 27-28 February.
France has warned Italian Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio not to interfere in the country’s politics, after he met French “yellow-vest” protesters.
European Council President Donald Tusk has spoken of a “special place in hell” for “those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan of how to carry it out safely”.
US President Donald Trump has said territory held by the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq could be “100%” liberated as early as next week.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has acknowledged wearing “brown makeup” to a party, days after the state governor admitting wearing blackface.
West Ham are investigating after a video emerged of a fan racially abusing Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah during Monday’s 1-1 draw at London Stadium.Egypt striker Salah, 26, was filmed on a mobile phone from a section of home supporters as he was taking a corner.