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Saturday, May 12th, 2018

 

FRANCE: Mass stabbing attack in central Paris, multiple injuries reported – BREAKING via RT

Remy Buisine ✔@RemyBuisine DERNIÈRE MINUTE : Attaque au couteau dans le 2ème arrondissement de Paris (secteur proche métro Quatre Septembre). Plusieurs victimes. 4:43 PM – May 12, 2018 100 413 people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy Fiona Zanetti@FionaZanetti I was in a restaurant rue saint Augustin in the 2eme arrondissement , crowd panic, blood, a guy with a knife in the streets and people screaming, avoid the area if you can #Paris 4:30 PM – May 12, 2018 14 51 people are talking about this TwitterRead More


UGANDA: Gen. Tumwine tells Kadaga to go to hell! – More or less

Nze Nga Bwendaba Ne Gen Elly Tumwine by nsulex.soundcloud.com The Minister for Security, Gen Elly Tumwine has blasted Parliamentary Speaker, Rebecca Kadaga over her directive to evict him from Nommo Gallery in Kampala. Tumwine says that Kadaga is ill informed since she passed a stupid directive withot first consulting him. UGANDA: Gen ELly tumwine insist, he is not leaving NAMMO GALLERY as was instructed to leave by KADAGA (oba she thinks she even has any power)!  She should just go get her helicopter. Did she go to the Bush? https://ift.tt/2IbmddsRead More


BURUNDI: Village massacre was by armed group from DRC – Why is world silent on M23?

The Ruhagarika attack came amid high tensions over a referendum to extend president’s term [AFP] ‘Real carnage’: Dozens killed in attack on Burundi border village AL JAZEERA – Armed group crossing from DRC ‘shot and burned’ Buruni villagers, killing at least 26 and wounding seven, says official. At least 26 people have been killed and seven others wounded in an attack in northwest Burundi, according to officials. The attack took place on Friday in the village of Ruhagarika in the province of Cibitoke, located near Burundi’s border with the DemocraticRead More


AFRICA: Gender discrimination, nepotism, corruption rattle African Union – Ohhh you gotta be joking!

THE EAST AFRICAN – Concerns by a group of women who work at the Addis Ababa headquarters of the African Union have been addressed to Rwandan President Paul Kagame (right) who is AU Chairperson and Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the AU Commission. PHOTO | AFP At a time when the African Union is undergoing institutional reform to make the continental body more efficient and self-reliant, the last thing it needs is a gender-related scandal. A group of women who work at the Addis Ababa headquarters of the AU are callingRead More


Liked on YouTube: Violent clashes at Madagascar opposition protest

Violent clashes at Madagascar opposition protest One person dies and 16 others are injured in clashes between Madagascar’s security forces and thousands of opposition activists, according to the head of a hospital in Antanannarivo. They are protesting against new election laws ahead of a vote later this year in the politically-volatile island nation. IMAGES via YouTube https://youtu.be/i8N3h1M2ELQ —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: May 12, 2018 at 03:56PM


MADAGASCAR: President backs off electoral law changes, lifts restrictions on opposition – VIDEO

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – Madagascar’s president approved a new election law lifting a provision that would have prevented the main opposition candidate from standing for office, which had provoked a political crisis and deadly street demonstrations. Supporters of opposition politician Marc Ravalomanana, who served as president from 2002 until he was toppled in a 2009 coup, have demanded the scrapping of election rules they said were drawn up to stop him from running. The High Court ruled last week that the rules were unconstitutional. “Organic laws (on elections) were promulgated todayRead More


TANZANIA cancels licence of Barrick, Glencore nickel project

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania has revoked a retention licence for an undeveloped nickel project jointly owned by Barrick Gold Corp (ABX.TO) and London-listed miner Glencore Plc (GLEN.L) as part of enforcement of a new mining regime. The licence for the Kabanga nickel project in northwestern Tanzania was among 11 retention licences cancelled by the government under the Mining (Mineral Rights) Regulations of 2018, which were approved in January. Barrick Gold Corp17.23ABX.TOTORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE+0.00(+0.00%) ABX.TOGLEN.LACAA.L A retention licence is granted to holders of a prospecting licence after they identifyRead More


SOUTH SUDAN: Kiir fires deputy Defense Minister as Malong forces launch attacks

File photo: Thoi Chany South Sudan’s deputy defense minister sacked JUBA (RADIO TAMAZUJ) – South Sudan’s President, Salva Kiir, sacked deputy defense minister Thoi Chany Reat on Friday evening, state media reported, quoting a decree from the president. President Kiir made no replacement. The decree gave no reason for the removal of Thoi Chany who was appointed in 2016. Chany was a nominee of the defunct faction of the SPLM-IO group led by the country’s first vice president, Taban Deng Gai. The faction controlled by Gai joined the country’s rulingRead More


ENTERTAINMENT: White German model to get more facial surgery to look more African – PICTURES

© Photo: Martina BIG – Malaika Kubwa / facebook SPUTNIK – Martina Big, who is from the German city of Trier and identifies as an African woman, now wants to make her transformation complete through another couple of surgeries. To top it all off, she wears national African attire and has even started learning Swahili. The originally white glamour model, who went through three melanin injections last year to darken her skin, is now seeking to change the shape of her lips and nose to look more African, The DailyRead More


Liked on YouTube: Massive ‘globster’ sea creature washes up on beach in Philippines

Massive ‘globster’ sea creature washes up on beach in Philippines Massive ‘globster’ sea creature washes up on beach in Philippines Footage shows the moment the mystery “globster” sea creature washed up on a beach in the Philippines. The enormous hairy blob surfaced and sparked panic from villagers who believed it is the sign of an impending natural disaster. They flocked to see the 20ft long carcass, posing for selfies with it in Oriental Mindoro province, Philippines. Marine workers later arrived to take samples of the ”unidentified creature”, which they saidRead More