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Wikipedia article of the day for June 21, 2019 Irakli Tsereteli

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 21, 2019 is Irakli Tsereteli. Irakli Tsereteli (1881–1959) was a Georgian politician and Menshevik during the Russian Revolution. He was born and raised in Georgia when it was part of the Russian Empire. A member of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party, Tsereteli was elected to the Duma in 1907, but was soon charged with conspiracy to overthrow the Tsarist government and exiled to Siberia. After the 1917 February Revolution, he took a position in the Russian Provisional Government as Minister ofRead More


Sudan prosecutor general sacked as new protests held

Hemeti addresses his supporters during a meeting in Khartoum [Umit Bektas/Reuters] Hundreds of Sudanese continue with protests, demanding ruling military council to cede power to civilians. By AL JAZEERA & AGENCIES Sudan‘s Transitional Military Council (TMC) has sacked the country’s prosecutor general, days after charges of corruption were brought against overthrown President Omar al-Bashir as new protests got under way. The official SUNA news agency reported on Thursday that Abdullah Ahmed would replace Alwaleed Sayed Ahmed as prosecutor general, but did not give any reason for the sacking. Abdullah hadRead More


LGBTQ: Gay refugees sent back to ‘homophobic Kenya camp’

Image copyright EPA Protests have been held in Kenya’s capital to show support for the LGBT refugees Gay refugees sent back to ‘homophobic Kenya camp’ By BBC Kenya’s government has ordered a group of 76 refugees to return to a camp they had fled after some of them faced homophobic attacks, a UN agency says. Police with guns escorted the group on to buses on Wednesday night, photos sent to the BBC by the refugees show. The group had been living in temporary accommodation in the capital, Nairobi, after fleeingRead More


MALAWI: Police fire tear gas as thousands protesting election

A protester carries a placard calling for the ouster of Malawi Electoral Commission chairwoman, Jane Ansah, during a protest in Lilongwe, Malawi Thursday June 20, 2019. Police in Malawi have fired tear gas at some protesters as thousands demonstrate in major cities over last month’s disputed election. (AP Photo) Police fire tear gas as thousands in Malawi protest election BLANTYRE, Malawi (Associated Press) — Police in Malawi fired tear gas at some protesters on Thursday as thousands demonstrated in major cities over last month’s disputed election. The confrontation in BlantyreRead More


MALAWI: Police fire tear gas as thousands protesting election

A protester carries a placard calling for the ouster of Malawi Electoral Commission chairwoman, Jane Ansah, during a protest in Lilongwe, Malawi Thursday June 20, 2019. Police in Malawi have fired tear gas at some protesters as thousands demonstrate in major cities over last month’s disputed election. (AP Photo) Police fire tear gas as thousands in Malawi protest election BLANTYRE, Malawi (Associated Press) — Police in Malawi fired tear gas at some protesters on Thursday as thousands demonstrated in major cities over last month’s disputed election. The confrontation in BlantyreRead More


MALAWI: Police fire tear gas as thousands protesting election

A protester carries a placard calling for the ouster of Malawi Electoral Commission chairwoman, Jane Ansah, during a protest in Lilongwe, Malawi Thursday June 20, 2019. Police in Malawi have fired tear gas at some protesters as thousands demonstrate in major cities over last month’s disputed election. (AP Photo) Police fire tear gas as thousands in Malawi protest election BLANTYRE, Malawi (Associated Press) — Police in Malawi fired tear gas at some protesters on Thursday as thousands demonstrated in major cities over last month’s disputed election. The confrontation in BlantyreRead More


Trump says Iran made ‘big mistake’ by taking down US drone

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Washington. Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone but suggested it was an accident rather than a strategic error. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” by shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz but suggested it was aRead More


UGANDA: ICC tool built for veto powers, on brink of collapse – scholar

Dr. Phil Clark, launching his new book; “Distant Justice” in Gulu recently UGANDA: INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT (ICC) IS A TOOL BUILT FOR VETO POWERS AND ON THE BRINK OF COLLAPSE-SCHOLAR By BLACKSTAR NEWS, June 20,2019 Dr. Phil Clark, a scholar, says his fear about is that the International Criminal Court (ICC) has lost its vision to the interest of powerful countries with veto powers that could have helped to bring peace in Northern Uganda during the failed Juba Peace Talks between 2006 and 2008 during. In northern Uganda the ICCRead More


UGANDA: Ponzy Scheme Scam company #DevelopmentChannel wants damaging story deleted

UGANDA: This is the story that #DevelopmentChannel is desperately asking my team to remove off the Internet. They have managed to get the story removed from all Uganda media except two people.  PerilOfAfrica.com has 3 editors.  I am one of them.  Development Channel has tried to get the other two editors to delete the story.  Finally they got to me but I was like, sue me. You scam Ugandans, there is a price.  This story was copied from Daily Monitor and our original post says so.  Except now, Daily MonitorRead More


UGANDA: Opposition needs to learn about writing styles, could save your life – @HeBobiWine @MugishaMuntu @SejuDav @FDCofficial1

Isaac In 2016, soon after the elections, one of my close friends was kidnapped in Kampala after he had flown home from Joburg. Before the goons took away his phone, he sent me a message “taken, I have no idea where, my laptop was grabbed. They are taking away my phone too”. Isaac was held in a “Safe House” but he had been blind folded and we think he was held in Bunga. The next day, all his social media accounts were posting as him till they hit on me.Read More