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Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

 

Wikipedia article of the day for May 16, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for May 16, 2018 is Battle of Albuera. The Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811) was fought during the Peninsular War. A mixed British, Spanish and Portuguese corps engaged elements of the French Armée du Midi (Army of the South) at the small Spanish village of La Albuera, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the frontier fortress town of Badajoz, Spain. Since October 1810, Marshal Masséna’s French Army of Portugal had been tied down in an increasingly hopeless stand-off against Wellington’s Allied forces. Acting onRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for May 16, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for May 16, 2018 is Battle of Albuera. The Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811) was fought during the Peninsular War. A mixed British, Spanish and Portuguese corps engaged elements of the French Armée du Midi (Army of the South) at the small Spanish village of La Albuera, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the frontier fortress town of Badajoz, Spain. Since October 1810, Marshal Masséna’s French Army of Portugal had been tied down in an increasingly hopeless stand-off against Wellington’s Allied forces. Acting onRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for May 16, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for May 16, 2018 is Battle of Albuera. The Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811) was fought during the Peninsular War. A mixed British, Spanish and Portuguese corps engaged elements of the French Armée du Midi (Army of the South) at the small Spanish village of La Albuera, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the frontier fortress town of Badajoz, Spain. Since October 1810, Marshal Masséna’s French Army of Portugal had been tied down in an increasingly hopeless stand-off against Wellington’s Allied forces. Acting onRead More


TRUMP: Ann Coulter calls for Israel-style border killings in America

Conservative pundit Ann Coulter © Jonathan Ernst/Reuters / Reuters RT – Drawing inspiration from the conduct of the Israeli military at the Gaza border, conservative pundit Ann Coulter took to Twitter to call for similar shootings of migrants at the US-Mexican border. After Israeli forces opened fire on a mass of Palestinians attempting to cross the border fence into Israel, reportedly killing at least 28, Coulter posted a link to a New York Times article about the shooting along with the text “Can we do that?” Ann Coulter ✔@AnnCoulter CanRead More


WORLD CUP: 2018 FIFA fixtures

This update is courtsey of #SoccerChat256 on WhatsApp.  It is the only soccer group for Ugandans to pay attention to.  Join it by sending a message on WhatsApp to +15068716371 ===== 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP FIXTURES BREAKDOWN Group A:- Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay  Group B:- Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran  Group C:- France, Australia, Peru, Denmark  Group D:- Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria  Group E:- Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia  Group F:- Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea  Group G:- Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England  Group H:- Poland, Senegal, Colombia, Japan THURSDAY, JuneRead More


ENERGY: Oil report for May 15, 2018

OILPRICE.COM –   The U.S. exported 905,000 bpd of propane in 2017, about half of which went to Asia to be used in petrochemical production.   –   Surging demand in Asia for propane has supported investment in propane exports in the U.S. –    About half of U.S. propane production, and the vast majority of exports, occur along the Gulf Coast. Market Movers –    The Atlantic Coast Pipeline received the go-ahead from U.S. FERC to begin construction in West Virginia. The natural gas pipeline, of which Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) owns 48 percent and Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) ownsRead More


SOUTH SUDAN: Garang son asks Igad ministers to release Machar

Former South Sudan vice president Dr. Riek Machar has met with IGAD Council of Ministers Delegation in South Africa. KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – CDE Mabior Garang Mabior, the chairman SPLM national committee said the meeting between Chairman and Commander in Chief, Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon and the delegation of the IGAD Council of Ministers was very productive. They discussed the progress and challenges in the High-Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF) process and the position of the SPLM/SPLA (IO). They also discussed the relocation of the Chairman and Commander in Chief of theRead More


UGANDA: Two people on Tuesday drowned and died in a quarry pond.

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Kampala metropolitan police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigire said the incident happen in Kasokoso Kireka Kira Municipality in Wakiso District. It is alleged Kisubika Sula  18 years son to Jjemba Musa a quarry worker and a one Ivan Bogere 16 years old fell into a deep quarry pond.  Ivan Bogere was rescued as he held onto a stone and Kisubika Sula drowned. Fire brigade was on ground to rescue Kisubika but all in vain. The body was found and taken to Mulago for postmortem as inquiries go on intoRead More


BURUNDI: la tension monte au Burundi après une attaque meurtrière

A l’approche d’un référendum, la tension monte au Burundi après une attaque meurtrière – Zeid Dix femmes et onze enfants se comptent parmi les victimes de l’attaque perpétrée par des hommes armés non identifiés dans le village de Ruhamagara, dans la province de Cibitoke GENEVA, Suisse, 15 mai 2018/ — Soulignant la montée de la tension suite à une récente attaque meurtrière contre un village burundais qui a fait 26 morts parmi les civils, le Haut-commissaire aux droits de l’homme, Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein, a exprimé ce mardi son inquiétudeRead More


UGANDA: Why NRM MPs should care for healthcare

Ugandans in the regime who steal and kill with impunity must remember the ones who died in the past. The furor of NRM abanene who die in car accidents and the women yellow who die in child birth ought to wake you up. You see, Agaba while working with KCCA shot people dead. Our ancestors never sleep. Agaba raced his SUV on a highway and crashed.  His passenger (Museveni’s sister) was airlifted to Germany. Agaba died in Mbarara Hospital. Mbarara hospital is one of the most descent healthcare centres inRead More