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Saturday, May 19th, 2018

 

Wikipedia article of the day for May 20, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for May 20, 2018 is Arlington, Washington. Arlington is a small city in the Seattle metropolitan area of northern Snohomish County in the U.S. state of Washington. It lies on the Stillaguamish River in the western foothills of the Cascade Range, adjacent to the city of Marysville and 10 miles (16 km) north of Everett. The population was 17,926 in the 2010 U.S. census. Arlington was established in the 1880s and incorporated as a city on May 20, 1903. During the Great Depression of theRead More


Museveni Warned about being taken down in 2018 -AUDIO from Kampala

This audio was circulating in WhatsApp groups for Ugandans. I cannot ascertain the origin but dude sounds angry. The only thing he mentions that also picked my interest is that he has 6000 fighter jets to take Museveni down. The batter will happen on July 15, 16 2018 and you are all warned to stay in doors. Banange naye mulowoza nti omwami ono ari serious? Do not shoot the messenger. Audio was sent from Uganda. I just did the clip on Youtube for people to share and cannot say IRead More


CANADA: Harvested more fiddle heads

Farming is too much hard work.  Last week when Becky was home, her and I went into the forest to pick fiddle heads.  Which was not so bad because we got fresh air. Fiddle heads (FERNS) only last about 3 weeks.  Our forest is full of them so one has to harvest every 2-3 days. Today was a bit hard.  My back hurts badly.  Becky flew back to Toronto and of course Tasha will not do any of those things “why do you just not buy them in the store?”Read More


JERUSALEM: Israelis are doing to Palestinians what Nazis did to Jews during WWII – Erdogan

© Mohamad Torokman / Reuters RT – Israeli actions in Gaza are similar to those perpetrated against Jewish people during Nazi persecution, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Days earlier, he called Israel a “terrorist” and “apartheid” state. “There is no difference between the atrocity faced by the Jewish people in Europe 75 years ago and the brutality that our Gaza brothers are subjected to,” Turkish President Erdogan said on Friday, as cited by AFP. READ MORE: Turkey vows to bring Israel to ICC over Gaza carnage, Tel Aviv saysRead More


UGANDA: Police rescues woman from city kidnappers

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Police has rescued 20 year old Samusa Namasinga from the hands of kidnappers. A resident of Nakifuma in Mukono district, Samusa was misled by the taxi touts in the old taxi park as she inquired about the matatus ploughing Zana side. Samusa’s kidnap was reported by her brother in-law Ali Kivumbi, whom they called first for money. She was going to visit her sister and her husband when kidnappers took her around the town, using her number to seek a ransom from her family. Using Mobile phone 0703-844007,Read More


UGANDA: Kadaga says Police should do vehicle inspection – SGS not gonna be happy!

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has called for the reinstating of the vehicle inspection role to the Uganda Police Force under the Inspectorate of Motor Vehicles. Kadaga made the call during the launch of the Legislative Action Plan on Road Safety and while receiving a petition on the campaign for safer roads by the Parliamentary Forum on Road Safety (PAFROS) on Friday, 18 May 2018 at Parliament. The plan is aimed at creating awareness on road carnage and improving road use in the country. “As the Government,Read More


UGANDA: House backs Cecilia Ogwal bill on governance — TOO BAD SHE SUPPORTED KAZIBWE THIEF

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – Parliament will support Dokolo Woman Member of Parliament, Hon Cecilia Ogwal as she prepares to present a Private Member’s Bill on good governance, the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said. The remarks were made during this the first Corporate Governance Awards Ceremony which was organized by the Institute of Corporate Governance Uganda (ICGU), at which Kadaga was Chief Guest. The function was held at Kampala Serena Conference Centre on Thursday, 17 May 2018. “As we prepare to receive the draft bill, I will support Hon. Cecilia Ogwal as sheRead More


Liked on YouTube: Watoto Children’s Choir | Wii Polo

Watoto Children’s Choir | Wii Polo Watoto Children’s Choir gives an energetic performance of “Wii Polo” — Recorded Live at Springs Church in Canada via YouTube https://youtu.be/6Ca50sGv2Yw —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: May 19, 2018 at 12:24PM


UGANDA: Arrow Boys say gov’t promised them air

KAMPALA (@UG_EDGE) – District leaders in Soroti and Kumi have raised concern over the slow pace of compensation of victims of the insurgency in Teso region. This was during a fact finding meeting organised by the Committee on Government Assurances and Implementation to follow up on promises made by the government on the issue. The meeting was held on Thursday, 18 May 2018. The LCV Chairperson of Soroti, George William Egunyu said compensation of veterans and arrow boys for cattle stolen from the Iteso during the insurgency, has been pending forRead More


UGANDA: The other wedding; Ramaphosa son fined a goat – PICTURES

Some of the members on Andile Ramaphosa’s entourage arriving at Amama’s residence in Kololo. Photo by Stephen Otage.  Ramaphosa is accompanied by his mother Hope Ramaphosa, South African High Commissioner and city businessman Charles Mbire Ramaphosa’s son fined goat for fathering child out of wedlock KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – The entourage for Andile Ramaphosa, the son of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived at former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi’s home in Kololo where the introduction ceremony is going on. On arrival Andile was slapped with a fine of a goat,Read More