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Monday, April 2nd, 2018

 

QUOTES: “In heaven, all the interesting people are missing.”

In heaven, all the interesting people are missing… In heaven, all the interesting people are missing. –Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche In hell I shall enjoy the company of popes, kings and princes, but in heaven there are only beggars, monks, hermits and apostles. –Niccolo Machiavelli Men have feverishly conceived a heaven only to find it insipid, and a hell to find it ridiculous. –George Santayana Hell is wall-to-wall WALL. –Stanley Elkin One cannot walk through a mass-production factory and not feel that one is in hell. –W.H. Auden Maybe this worldRead More


UGANDA: Museveni locked up Anywar but not Kamya

MUSEVENI LOCKED BETTY ANYWAR UP BUT NOT BETTY KAMYA. NATHAN SPAN – Museveni said while in Lira that he ordered Mrs. Betty Anyway to be locked up to teach her a lesson, for supporting the opposition. The late president, Obote said Museveni says that truth by accident and the truth came out again. “I Locked Anywar into Luzira when she led the demonstrations and she learned a lesson. I called her up in Luzira prison and asked her how she was being treated in Luzira.” That’s when she started secondRead More


CAREERS: Some things ultra productive people do every day

OFFICE LIFE By Travis Bradberry, THE LADDERS, LINKEDIN When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail. “Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.” — Thomas Edison We all want to get more out of life. There’sRead More


SATIRE: Fired Trump staffers hold reunion

Photograph by Jochen Tack / Alamy HOUSTON (The Borowitz Report)—Former White House staffers who were fired by Donald Trump held their first reunion on Easter Sunday in Houston’s Astrodome. The event, which drew a crowd of approximately sixty-five thousand people, had been organized by the recently axed Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. “The turnout is just outstanding,” a beaming Tillerson told reporters. “Of course, most of these people didn’t have anything else to do.” The reunion was a veritable Who’s Who of dismissed Trump staffers, with such luminaries as AnthonyRead More


UGANDA: Maids recount torture in Oman

Confession. A woman, who was mistreated while in the Middle East, breaks down before journalists. Right is Moses Binoga, coordinator of anti-human trafficking taskforce. FILE PHOTO KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – The desperate search for casual jobs abroad has continued to haunt jobless Ugandans particularly women who are trafficked to the Middle East Arab countries by unscrupulous agents to work as domestic servants. The women are later subjected to inhuman treatment, including sexual abuse. The Ministry of Labour, Gender and Social Development has tried to streamline procedures for employment abroad byRead More


CANADA: Israel to send African immigrants to Canada, Germany, Italy

Outside Israel’s parliament, Eritrean migrants wear chains to mimic slaves at a January protest against the government’s policy to deport African asylum seekers from Israel. Hebrew signs read, ‘No for deportation, Rwanda equal to death’ and ‘Slaves for sale.’ (Oded Balilty/The Associated Press) Israeli prime minister says African migrants to be resettled in Canada, Europe Benjamin Netanyahu announces deal with UN to avoid deporting 16,000 people to Africa Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s original plan to deport thousands of African migrants to what is believed to have been Rwanda or UgandaRead More


UGANDA: Slaughtered by pangas, Bugisu – AUDIO

OMAR sent this audio from Nairobi but it is a broadcast of one of the radio stations in Eastern Uganda in Mbale. The Lumasaba needs some translation into English but Bagisu will comment with the names of the people involved.  Just yesterday, my team was warning you not to be too quick to celebrate even now as you know that there is a Crime Preventer for every 4 Ugandans. MLN Published on April 02, 2018 at 01:02PM


SOUTH SUDAN: Kiir troops raide homes of his exiled former military chief Malong

JUBA (RADIO TAMAZUJ) – Government troops raided the homes of the exiled former military chief in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr al Ghazal region with any notice, a family member said. Malong’s wife, Arek Ameth, told Radio Tamazuj that soldiers entered two compounds belonging to General Paul Malong Awan in the areas of Warawar and Malualkon while searching for weapons and government vehicles. “The raid in Malualkon took place on Saturday evening while the first raid in Warawar was carried out on Friday,” Arek said. “Nobody was assaulted during the raids.Read More


AFRICA: Winnie Mandela, ‘mother’ then ‘mugger’ of new South Africa, dies at 81

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Hailed as mother of the ‘new’ South Africa, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s legacy as an anti-apartheid heroine was undone when she was revealed to be a ruthless ideologue prepared to sacrifice laws and lives in pursuit of revolution and redress. Her uncompromising methods and refusal to forgive contrasted sharply with the reconciliation espoused by her husband Nelson Mandela as he worked to forge a stable, pluralistic democracy from the racial division and oppression of apartheid. The contradiction helped kill their marriage and destroyed the esteem in which she wasRead More


ISRAEL: Netanyahu reaches deal to send 16,000 African migrants to Western countries

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Monday it has canceled a plan to deport African migrants to Africa and reached an agreement with the U.N. refugee agency to send more than 16,000 to Western countries instead. Other migrants, many of whom are seeking asylum, will be allowed to remain in Israel for at least the next five years, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said in a statement. The fate of some 37,000 Africans in Israel has posed a moral dilemma for a state founded as a haven for Jews fromRead More