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EXCLUSIVE: Disney singer-turned-presidential candidate is under house arrest and surrounded by regime soldiers - but vows to get out and overturn Uganda's 'rigged' election

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A Ugandan singer turned presidential candidate whose work has featured in Disney movies has said he is prepared to die for his country's freedom. Bobi Wine – real name Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu – is under house arrest following a 'rigged' election that has seen incumbent Yoweri Museveni declare victory. But Wine says the president has used the army to intimidate voters and told MailOnline that he will try to have the election overturned as soon as he is released. Photos obtained by MailOnline show his home in Magere, just north of Ugandan capital Kampala, surrounded by soldiers loyal to the regime. Bobi Wine – real name Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu – is under house arrest following a 'rigged' election that has seen incumbent Yoweri Museveni declare victory Photos obtained by MailOnline show his home in Magere, just north of Ugandan capital Kampala, surrounded by soldiers loyal to the regime Wine says the president has used the army to intimidate voters and told MailO

Surveillance video shows the moment 31-year-old man is executed in broad daylight while sitting at a bakery in Colombia

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Surveillance video shows the moment a 31-year-old man is executed in broad daylight while sitting at a bakery in Colombia.   The security camera shows the victim, identified as Jhon Tovar, sitting at a sidewalk table while he has a drink Wednesday afternoon in the western Colombian department of Valle del Cauca. The gunman, who appears to be wearing a motorcycle helmet, approaches the 31-year-old victim who appears to be looking at his cellphone. Jhon Tovar (pictured top center the yellow t-shirt) was executed while having a drink at a bakery in Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on Wednesday. The assassin (pictured right in the white t-shirt) fired at least three shots at the 31-year-old before he escaped. No arrests have been announced by Colombian authorities Moments later, the shooter aims his gun and fires at least three shots.  After striking Tovar in the back of the head, the suspect turns around and runs down the street, disappearing from the surveillance camera's view.  A female

Ex-con, 37, is arrested after he 'kidnapped his 18-year-old girlfriend and her parents at gunpoint in Florida, and forced them to withdraw money before fleeing with the teenager' who was found safe 24 hours later in Virginia

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An ex-con kidnapped the parents of an 18-year-old girl he was 'in a romantic relationship' with at gunpoint before he forced them to withdraw money from different ATMs in Florida and then took off with the teenager.   Police said ex-con Jaddier T. Sanchez, 37, of West Palm Beach, kidnapped Nicole Martinez, 18, and her parents from outside their home in Pembroke Pines, Florida, just after midnight on Sunday.  After forcing them inside their red Dodge Ram pickup truck, police said Sanchez drove the family to multiple bank in the area so that they could withdraw cash.   Police said Nicole Martinez, 18 , and her parents were kidnapped from outside their home at gunpoint by Jaddier T. Sanchez, 37, just after midnight on Sunday About five hours later, at 5.30am, Nicole's mother and father were found on the side of a road near Lake Okeechobee, in Belle Glade, Florida, about 63miles away from where they were allegedly taken, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported.  Police said tha

Matt Hancock reveals 4million Britons have now had a Covid vaccine and says supplies are being prioritised to areas still trying to jab over-80s amid 'postcode lottery' fears

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Matt Hancock tonight revealed more than 4million Britons have now had a coronavirus vaccine, amid mounting claims that a 'postcode lottery' has left vulnerable people in certain areas unprotected. With the successful roll-out of a Covid vaccine the only hope ministers have of being able to ease the lockdown restrictions this spring, the Health Secretary told the nation: 'Don't blow it now, we're on the route out.' The Health Secretary also admitted supplies of the only two approved jabs, made by Pfizer and AstraZeneca, are being prioritised to areas lagging behind in the roll-out.  It comes after another 7million Britons were sent invite letters to receive their coronavirus jabs from today — but only in areas where the 'majority' of over-80s have had it already. Discussing Britain's growing Covid vaccine postcode lottery, Mr Hancock praised Slough for ensuring all of their care home residents have had their first dose. Newcastle-upon-Tyne has also ac