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Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

 

Wikipedia article of the day for July 17, 2019 The Legend of Bhagat Singh

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 17, 2019 is The Legend of Bhagat Singh. The Legend of Bhagat Singh is an Indian historical biographical film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and released in 2002. Singh, who witnessed the Jallianwala Bagh massacre as a child, was a socialist revolutionary of the Hindustan Republic Association who fought for Indian independence. The film features Ajay Devgn (pictured) as Singh, Sushant Singh, D. Santosh and Akhilendra Mishra. The story and dialogue were written by Santoshi and Piyush Mishra, respectively. The film was releasedRead More


Brexit Party minister ‘admits Cambridge Analytica role in Kenya election’

By BBC A British politician has admitted she secretly worked for the data firm Cambridge Analytica on a controversial 2017 election campaign in Kenya, according to an exclusive report by Channel 4 News in the UK. The broadcaster says Brexit Party MEP Alexandra Phillips initially denied the reports and threatened to sue the TV channel, but adds that it uncovered an audio recording from 2017 in which Ms Philiips reportedly admitted to being “employed by Cambridge Analytica”. Last week, US regulators approved a record $5bn (£4bn) fine on Facebook toRead More


Death of South African music legend Johnny Clegg mourned by SA and the world

By  DAILY MAVERICK JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 5 November 2010: Renowned South African singer Johnny Clegg and Sipho Mchunu rehearse in Johannesburg, South Africa on 5 November 2010 ahead of the concert celebrating Clegg’s 30 years as a musician. The concert, held at the Emmarentia Dam, will feature Clegg with the bands Juluka and Savuka. (Photo by Gallo Images/The Times/James Oatway) Musician Johnny Clegg has died aged 66 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Although his health was poor, Clegg had continued to perform live until recently. The passingRead More


Death of South African music legend Johnny Clegg mourned by SA and the world

By  DAILY MAVERICK JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 5 November 2010: Renowned South African singer Johnny Clegg and Sipho Mchunu rehearse in Johannesburg, South Africa on 5 November 2010 ahead of the concert celebrating Clegg’s 30 years as a musician. The concert, held at the Emmarentia Dam, will feature Clegg with the bands Juluka and Savuka. (Photo by Gallo Images/The Times/James Oatway) Musician Johnny Clegg has died aged 66 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Although his health was poor, Clegg had continued to perform live until recently. The passingRead More


Death of South African music legend Johnny Clegg mourned by SA and the world

By  DAILY MAVERICK JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – 5 November 2010: Renowned South African singer Johnny Clegg and Sipho Mchunu rehearse in Johannesburg, South Africa on 5 November 2010 ahead of the concert celebrating Clegg’s 30 years as a musician. The concert, held at the Emmarentia Dam, will feature Clegg with the bands Juluka and Savuka. (Photo by Gallo Images/The Times/James Oatway) Musician Johnny Clegg has died aged 66 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. Although his health was poor, Clegg had continued to perform live until recently. The passingRead More


‘Breathtaking arrogance’: senators grill Facebook in combative hearing over Libra currency

Google, Apple, Amazon and Facebook all face federal scrutiny. Photograph: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images By THE GUARDIAN Facebook was greeted with hostility in the US Congress as the tech giant sought to defend its proposed digital currency to lawmakers on the Hill. Members of the Senate’s banking committee grilled the Facebook executive David Marcus on Tuesday on the company’s privacy and security plans for Libra, a proposed digital currency that would allow Facebook’s billions of users to make financial transactions across the globe. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio said Facebook showsRead More


UGANDA: Why Museveni is craving to win over Tanzania (PHOTOS)

WHY MUSEVENI IS CRAVING TO WIN OVER TANZANIA CHANGE OF GUARDS – Having had his childhood presidential ambition shaped by Tanzania’s overthrow of the Iddi Amin regime, Museveni has always endeavoured to win over Tanzania. Mindful of how much Tanzanians value their founding President, Mwalimu Nyerere, Museveni has always pretended to have more love for Nyerere than do the Tanzanians themselves. He has been at the forefront having Nyerere declared a Saint by the Catholic Church. However, when Museveni launched his sectarian war on February 6, 2019, it was aRead More


BREAKING: Texas Democrat Al Green to File Articles of Impeachment Against Trump – Report

Texas Democrat Al Green to File Articles of Impeachment Against Trump – Report © AP Photo / Lynne Sladky By SPUTNIK The US Congressman Alexander Green has vowed to file articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump on Tuesday night, The Washington Post reported. According to the US legislation, Democratic leaders can decide to try to table the impeachment articles, effectively killing them for now; refer them to the House Judiciary Committee for consideration; or allow the vote to proceed as is, The WaPo reported. DETAILS TO FOLLOW —— AUTORead More


South African musician Johnny Clegg dies after cancer battle (VIDEOS)

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg died on Tuesday after being diagnosed with cancer in 2015, local news outlets reported. He was 66. Clegg, a Grammy nominee and Billboard music award winner known for his fluent Zulu which he mixed into his traditional folk music known as mbaqanga, was also a vocal critic of the apartheid government that ruled South Africa until 1994. In 2012 Clegg received the presidential Order of Ikhamanga as well as a number of honorary doctorates and awards. —— AUTO – GENERATED;Read More


NTVUganda has added 2019 07 16 COURT WRAP video

2019 07 16 COURT WRAP #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ug Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvuganda Like our Facebook page https://ift.tt/1bbEIWm —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 16, 2019 at 03:16PM