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Thursday, July 19th, 2018

 

PERU: Head of judiciary resigns as people march against corruption

Peruvians march against corruption as head of judiciary resigns LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvians marched in the streets across the Andean country on Thursday, many carrying effigies of rats or vultures, to demand anti-corruption reforms to clean up the country’s institutions as the head of the judiciary resigned. People protest against corruption, following an influence-peddling scandal that has shaken the country’s justice system, in Lima, Peru July 19, 2018. Thousands took to the historic district of the capital Lima carrying signs that read “Kick them all out!” and chanting “Stop Corruption!Read More


UGANDA: MPs who refuse extra security shall die

RWOMUSHANA – #Eshato. During sex ….. Village girl : *You are not wearing a condom ?* Man : *Yes Why?* Village girl: *Hope you are not HIV +positive …* Man: *No …am not Babe* Village girl: *Good.. I don’t want to get that thing again..* #Mpawo atalikaba MUSHABE – The idea of Mr President bringing Cuban doctors  just remind  me of  former  Russia President called pravilyodisyovach petrozillizevicsky. I know you have skipped  pronouncing the name, so I’ll  stop my story there. I don’t want laziness!!!!! —— AUTO – GENERATED; PublishedRead More


Liked on YouTube: Rwanda steps up efforts to reduce seed imports

Rwanda steps up efforts to reduce seed imports In an effort to reduce imports of seeds and increase productivity, Rwandan government has signed a partnership with three firms to produce seeds locally. The partnership aligns with the country’s vision to reach 75 per cent use of improved seeds by 2024 from 50 per cent currently. Dr. Patrick Karangwa, Director General of Rwanda Agriculture Board spoke to CNBC Africa for more. https://ift.tt/2JJiQqG —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 19, 2018 at 09:41PM


BURUNDI boycotts Comesa summit in Zambia

African Heads of State and Government pose for a photo during the Comesa summit in Lusaka, Zambia, on July 18, 2018. Burundian government boycotted the summit calling it “illegal. PHOTO |  XINHUA – The Burundi government has boycotted the 20th summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) that kicked off Wednesday in the Zambian capital Lusaka, calling it “illegal”, Burundian media reported Wednesday. The Comesa summit was relocated to Lusaka from Burundian capital Bujumbura without sound reasons, Radio Isanganiro Wednesday quoted Alain Diomede Nzeyimana, deputy-spokesman ofRead More


RWANDA: Police dismiss claim of rebel incursions on southern border

Rwandan police dismiss claim of rebel incursions on southern border KIGALI (Reuters) – Rwandan police denied on Wednesday that a militant group that says it aims to topple President Paul Kagame was behind attacks along the country’s southern border with Burundi. In June, unidentified assailants attacked and killed two people in the southern area of Nyabimata, where authorities said two similar attacks took place in July. Callixte Nsabimana Sankara, a spokesman for a new political party calling itself Rwanda Movement for Democratic Change (MRCD), said on Monday in South AfricaRead More


Wikipedia’s Article of the Day July 20, 2018: Ramesses VI

Ramesses VI Ramesses VI was the fifth ruler of the Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt. He succeeded Ramesses V and reigned for about eight years in the mid-to-late 12th century BC before dying in his forties. Egypt lost control of its last strongholds in Canaan around the time of his reign.  The pharaoh’s power waned in Upper Egypt during his rule, while the high priest of Amun, Ramessesnakht, was turning Thebes in Upper Egypt into the religious capital and a second center of power on par with Pi-Ramesses in Lower Egypt,Read More


Wikipedia article of the day for July 20, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 20, 2018 is Ramesses VI. Ramesses VI was the fifth ruler of the Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt. He succeeded Ramesses V and reigned for about eight years in the mid-to-late 12th century BC before dying in his forties. Egypt lost control of its last strongholds in Canaan around the time of his reign. The pharaoh’s power waned in Upper Egypt during his rule, while the high priest of Amun, Ramessesnakht, was turning Thebes in Upper Egypt into the religious capital and aRead More


SOUTH AFRICA: US Intelligence Documents on Nelson Mandela Made Public

The records of government are the property of the people. State department memo about a congressional delegation trip led by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Howard Berman (D-CA) to South Africa in July 2008. The CoDel learned about trade and port security issues, the promotion of black ownership in the retail sector, met with ambassadors, and met with local leaders. This is the site which has all the documents of spying on Nelson Mandela by the FBI (MLN). https://ift.tt/2JD1FpS JOHANNESBURG (VOA) — Thousands of pages of U.S. intelligence documents on NelsonRead More


BUSINESS: US Investor group opposes General Electric plans for Kenyan power plant

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A group of investors in U.S. conglomerate General Electric (GE) has publicly opposed its plans to buy a stake in a Kenyan coal-fired plant, claiming the project would damage the environment and undermine efforts to fight global warming. In a public letter to GE, nearly five dozen institutional and individual shareholders called on the company to reverse course on its intentions to purchase a 20 percent stake in a planned 1,000-megawatt coal plant on Kenya’s Lamu island. The move follows years of controversy overRead More


TRUMP: Took 3 days for White House to deny handing over Americans to Putin – VIDEO

Pompeo to VOA: US Won’t Allow Russian Questioning of Former US Ambassador STATE DEPARTMENT (VOA) — The U.S. has no intention of allowing Russia to question Michael McFaul, Washington’s former ambassador to Moscow and a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told VOA on Thursday. “It’s not going to happen,” the top U.S. diplomat said in an interview at the State Department. Pompeo said Putin “made a proposal about a number of things during the course of the conversation” he had Monday at hisRead More