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Sunday, September 17th, 2017


My blonde Scandinavian girlfriend

In 2014 I fall in love with this blonde. She is now a girlfriend or fiance. One unique thing is that for every good evening I spend with her, I go home and write the best article. Well you now know that we never meet at home, she doesn’t know my home, neither do I know where she comes from. I have never asked anyway. I define the best of my articles according to the responses I get from the readers. After reading this one therefore, you will judge whetherRead More

Al shabaab assassinates Somalia intelligence officer,bodyguard

The al-Shabab militant group has claimed responsibility for the killing of a senior intelligence officer and his bodyguard in a drive-by shooting in southern Mogadishu. Mohamud Moallim Hassan Qoley was fatally injured in the Midday shooting Sunday in Dharkaynlay district, officials said. Qoley was chief of intelligence at Mogadishu’s Kahda area, one of the capital’s 17 districts. “There were two bodyguards with him, the shooting came from a car that was hiding in an alleyway, one of the bodyguards died on the spot, the officer was rushed to the hospital,Read More

Heavy rains displaced 120,000 – September early warning bulletin

About 12,000 people in over 20 districts have been displaced by landslides, storms and floods following the second season rainfall in Uganda, according to the September Early Warning Bulletin released by the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM). The SeptemberEarly Warning Bulletin indicates that about six people have so far died as a result of landslides and floods while 10 others were still missing. The report shows that about 40,000 people have been displaced in Kisoro, Bududa, Sironko, Bulambuli, Bundibugyo, Rukungiri and Elegu in Amuru districts. In Teso region in the east, according toRead More

Museveni advises Nigeria to stop playing tribal politics

President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, has advised Nigerians to stop playing politics influenced by tribal sentiments. Museveni stressed that Nigeria can achieve necessary growth and development when its leaders avoid politics of tribal sentiment. He gave the call while delivering a lecture at the National Defence College, Abuja. The lecture, which was for the inauguration of Course 26 participants, was titled, ‘Sub-regional cooperation and the stability of member states: Economic Community of East African States in perspective.’ Museveni said progress will be made when various tribes work together peacefully. HeRead More

Government suspends boxing body over disappearance of boxers in Germany

Uganda has suspended the national boxing body over the disappearance of three players who had travelled to Germany for the world boxing championship. Patrick Ogwel, assistant general secretary of the National Council of Sports told Xinhua in an interview late on Saturday that the executive of the Uganda Boxing Federation failed to explain the disappearance of the players. “We are not going to accept this kind of management,” he said. The players had gone to attend the 2017 AIBA World Championship in Hamburg, Germany early this month. “We have decided that the whole Federation executive membersRead More

Zimbabwe opposition chief Tsvangirai suddenly ill, airlifted to Johannesburg

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai suffered severe vomiting after a party meeting and was airlifted to a Johannesburg hospital, a senior party source said on Saturday. Tsvangirai – who is due to challenge President Robert Mugabe in elections next year – was stable, the source said, dismissing reports in the media that he was dangerously sick. The 65-year-old’s symptoms came on suddenly at a meeting of his opposition coalition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), on Thursday evening in Kadoma, a city around 160 km (100 miles)Read More

Kisumu houses set ablaze as boda boda riders look for stolen bikes

At least 28 houses have been burnt down in Kaloleni Estate, Kisumu County, by a group of suspected boda boda operators in search of motorcycle thieves. The group conducted a door to door operation Sunday morning to flush out the thieves after accusing the residents of harbouring them. Trouble begun at around 1am after three motorcycles were burnt by people whom the riders claimed were part of the thieving gang. AMBUSHED Prior to the incident, the riders said that one of their colleague had dropped a customer in the estateRead More

U.S. likely to remain in Paris climate accord: Tillerson

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the United States could remain in the Paris climate accord under the right conditions. “The president said he is open to finding those conditions where we can remain engaged with others on what we all agree is still a challenging issue,” Tillerson said on CBS’ “Face The Nation” program. US SENATE APPROVES FUNDING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill on Thursday evening that includes $10 million to help fund the United Nations’ climate change bodyRead More

UN withdraws 30 aid workers from South Sudan, warns against premature elections

Oxfam aid workers in Mingkaman, South Sudan, oversee the distribution of food to displaced people in August 2014. (Photo Pablo Tosco/Oxfam) The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said it has withdrawn 30 humanitarian aid workers from Aburoc area in Upper Nile region following the fighting there. David Shearer, the head of UNMISS, said the fighting has put civilians at risk as government troop’s fight to dislodge rebels from Aburoc. “We are still unclear about exactly what is happening on the ground in terms of whether the fighting isRead More

Al-shabaab attack leaves 6 Somali soldiers dead, key town taken

Al shabaab militants were reported to have retaken a key town in central Somalia on Sunday following a deadly attack which killed at least six soldiers, according to the locals. The fighters mounted in battle wagons launched the attack on military base in Kalabeyr from two different directions and engaged in a fierce gunfight with government forces. Reports from the area indicate that both sides have exchanged heavy weaponry and machine guns during the confrontation that raged on for several hours in the morning. Al shabaab has intensified its raidsRead More