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Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

 

UGANDA: Middle East Consultants Deceipt to youth, they end up as slaves

UGANDA: Middle East Consultants Deceipt to youth, they end up as slaves This is an audio which Patrick sent me from Norway. It is all in Luganda. The person talking is extremely angry and even threatening Middle East Consultants. He is saying that Uganda is selling slaves. But he gets more specific and says that Middle East Consultants (he mentions names) lie to Ugandans, get a lot of money from Ugandans, promise them high paying jobs and when the Ugandans get to the Middle East, it is suffering to theRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for August 1, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for August 1, 2018 is Loss of MV Darlwyne. The pleasure cruiser MV Darlwyne disappeared off the Cornish coast in south-west England on 31 July 1966, with two crew and twenty-nine passengers. Formerly a naval picket boat, the vessel had undergone considerable structural modifications which adversely affected its seaworthiness, before beginning service as an unlicensed passenger boat without radio, distress flares or other lifesaving equipment. On the fatal voyage, a group from the Greatwood guest house in Mylor were taken on a 30-mile trip toRead More


ZIMBABWE: Elections latest updates; Security forces take to the streets

As opposition renew accusations of fraud, police and water cannons, seen in Harare Police water cannons are seen in the capital, Harare, Zimbabwe where tensions are high following the general election. ( AP ) THE INDEPENDENT UK – The first results in Zimbabwe’s historic election are trickling in against the backdrop of political rivals engaged in bitter accusations and recriminations over the vote and security forces are on the streets amid apprehension that anger over the outcome may turn into violence. Initial figures announced by the Zimbabwe Election Commission (ZEC)Read More


MEXICO: Officials confirm Embraer 190 plane with capacity of 100 passengers was involved in northern Mexico ‘accident’

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An Aeromexico airliner crashed after taking off in the northern state of Durango on Tuesday, a federal official confirmed, but authorities had no immediate word on any casualties. The civil defense office of Durango state said the plane landed in a field near the airport for the state capital, also named Durango. The agency published photos of a smoking but seemingly relatively intact plane lying on its belly in a field. Lines of ambulances were waiting at the accident site. Gerardo Ruiz Eparza, head of Mexico’sRead More


IRAN: Imagine they do not wanna meet Trump or negotiate with USA – WHAT IS WRONG WITH IRANIANS? Camera shy

Iran’s elite guards shoot down Trump’s meeting offer © Christian Ohde / Global Look Press RT – The head of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) has said that Iranian officials would never meet with Donald Trump, “or any other US president.” “Mr Trump! Iran is not North Korea to accept your offer for a meeting,” said IRGC commander Mohammad Ali Jafari as quoted by the state Fars News agency. “Even US presidents after you will not see that day.” Jafari’s statement comes just one day after Trump expressed a willingnessRead More


Inquiring Minds: Olmsted Holdings Offer Blueprint for Preserving Historical Landscapes — Library of Congress

Inquiring Minds: Olmsted Holdings Offer Blueprint for Preserving Historical Landscapes By Wendi Maloney Published July 31, 2018 at 06:55PM Arleyn Levee Landscape historian Arleyn Levee first visited the Library’s Manuscript Reading Room in the early 1980s to consult the records of Frederick Law Olmsted and his firm. A 19th-century pioneer who developed the field of American landscape architecture, Olmsted shaped many notable sites throughout his career – New York’s Central Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, the Biltmore estate in North Carolina and the park systems for Buffalo and Boston, amongRead More


Liked on YouTube: Unpacking Zimbabwe election 2018

Unpacking Zimbabwe election 2018 As vote counting continues in Zimbabwe, credibility issues continue to be watched with a close eye. International observers have been criss-crossing the country to check there was no vote-rigging in yesterday’s election. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has reported a 75 per cent turnout, and expects to release the results on Saturday. For more analyses on the Zimbabwean elections we are joined in studio by Izak Khomo. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 31, 2018 at 05:56PM


Liked on YouTube: Reaction to delayed Zimbabwe election results: Leslie Mudimu

Reaction to delayed Zimbabwe election results: Leslie Mudimu The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has released results for seven parliamentary seats out of a total two hundred and ten, following voting in the country yesterday. The electoral commission has urged Zimbabweans to be patient. Earlier, Tendai Biti from the MDC said civil society groups are working on a court application to force the electoral commission to get all polling stations to publish results. For more news, visit: sabcnews.com —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 31, 2018 atRead More


SOUTH AFRICA: ANC to amend constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation

South Africa’s ANC to amend constitution to allow land expropriation JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday the ruling African National Congress will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. “The ANC will through the parliamentary process finalize the proposed amendment to the constitution that outlines more clearly the conditions under which expropriation of land without compensation can be effected,” Ramaphosa said in a recorded address to the nation. —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax CanadaRead More


SOUTH AFRICA: ANC to amend constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation

South Africa’s ANC to amend constitution to allow land expropriation JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Tuesday the ruling African National Congress will push ahead with plans to amend the constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation. “The ANC will through the parliamentary process finalize the proposed amendment to the constitution that outlines more clearly the conditions under which expropriation of land without compensation can be effected,” Ramaphosa said in a recorded address to the nation. —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax CanadaRead More