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Wikipedia article of the day for July 20, 2019 Siege of Berwick (1333)

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 20, 2019 is Siege of Berwick (1333). The Siege of Berwick lasted four months in 1333, and resulted in the Scottish-held town of Berwick-upon-Tweed being captured by an English army commanded by King Edward III (r. 1327–1377). The year before, Edward Balliol had seized the Scottish Crown, surreptitiously supported by Edward III. After Balliol was expelled from the kingdom by a popular uprising, Edward III invaded Scotland. An advance force laid siege to the strategically important border town of Berwick in March; EdwardRead More


There Is Nothing Strategic About Trump’s Racism

The primary effect of the President’s Twitter rant was to shine a spotlight on Trump himself, and to remind so many Americans why they disapprove of him.Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty By John Cassidy, THE NEW YORKER White House reporters have been looking into the circumstances surrounding Donald Trump’s hateful tweetstorm from last weekend, which targeted four Democratic congresswomen, and their findings are clear: “This wasn’t a planned strike, according to one person familiar with the matter,” the Wall Street Journal’s Michael C. Bender reported. “The President posted his messageRead More


UGANDA: Why Museveni is more troubled by ‘incitement’ than annoyance

WHY MUSEVENI IS MORE TROUBLED BY ‘INCITEMENT’ THAN ANNOYANCE CHANGE OF GUARDS – At least 10 people have either been arrested or arraigned in court and charged with annoying Museveni. Former Makerere University research fellow, Dr.Stella Nyanzi is currently waiting for judgment in a matter in which she is accused of annoying Museveni through a post she made on her Facebook page in which she refered to Museveni and his wife as a “pair of buttocks”. The matter is due for Judgment on August 1, 2019 as Dr. Nyanzi continuesRead More


UGANDA: Why Museveni is more troubled by ‘incitement’ than annoyance

WHY MUSEVENI IS MORE TROUBLED BY ‘INCITEMENT’ THAN ANNOYANCE CHANGE OF GUARDS – At least 10 people have either been arrested or arraigned in court and charged with annoying Museveni. Former Makerere University research fellow, Dr.Stella Nyanzi is currently waiting for judgment in a matter in which she is accused of annoying Museveni through a post she made on her Facebook page in which she refered to Museveni and his wife as a “pair of buttocks”. The matter is due for Judgment on August 1, 2019 as Dr. Nyanzi continuesRead More


UGANDA: Why Museveni is more troubled by ‘incitement’ than annoyance

WHY MUSEVENI IS MORE TROUBLED BY ‘INCITEMENT’ THAN ANNOYANCE CHANGE OF GUARDS – At least 10 people have either been arrested or arraigned in court and charged with annoying Museveni. Former Makerere University research fellow, Dr.Stella Nyanzi is currently waiting for judgment in a matter in which she is accused of annoying Museveni through a post she made on her Facebook page in which she refered to Museveni and his wife as a “pair of buttocks”. The matter is due for Judgment on August 1, 2019 as Dr. Nyanzi continuesRead More


AFCON: Algeria beats Senegal to win final

By BBC Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo. Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a huge deflection off Salif Sane and looped over goalkeeper Alfred Gomes. Senegal, who have never won the competition, were awarded a penalty for handball in the second half but it was overturned after a VAR review. Algeria closed out the rest of the game to win their first title since 1990. At the final whistle Senegal’sRead More


ENERGY: Oil report for July 19, 2019

Oil Capped By Shaky Demand Outlook By OILPRICE.COM Oil prices fell this week on rising fears of weakening demand and a renewed supply surplus. Iran proposes new nuclear deal. Iran has offered a deal with the U.S. that would include permanent enhanced nuclear inspections in return for the U.S. lifting sanctions. Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif said it was “a substantial move.” The offer comes shortly after the U.S. downed an Iranian drone in the Persian Gulf on Thursday. It’s unclear how the Trump administration will respond, in light of the 12 conditions itRead More


UGANDA: Rapper Navio weds Matilda in Sweden (PHOTOS)

By EDGE.UG Uganda rapper Daniel Kigozi aka Navio has walked down the aisle his longtime lover Matilda Kigozi aka Tilly Holm. The Friday wedding took place in Sweden at a church called Västlands Kyrka. The couple decided to tie the knot abroad in the presence of their youngest son. In January 2018, Matilda Nasimbwa introduced Navio to her parents promising a wedding would follow. The Kwanjula was also attended by Navio’s mother, Maggie Kigozi. Daniel Lubwama Kigozi is a Ugandan rapper. Starting off his career, he was part of theRead More


BREAKING: Iran’s IRGC Says It Has Confiscated UK Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

© AP Photo / Vahid Salemi By SPUTNIK Relations between the UK and Iran worsened recently after Iranian supertanker Grace 1 was detained off the coast of Gibraltar earlier this month on suspicion of carrying oil to Syria for refinement. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has said they have confiscated a UK tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, Reuters reported, citing the country’s state TV. According to the report, the British oil tanker “Stena Impero” was detained over a violation of international norms. A defence expert has shared an imageRead More


NTVUganda has added Uganda to face Somalia as it prepares for African Nations championship video

Uganda to face Somalia as it prepares for African Nations championship Uganda was bundled out of the 2019 Afcon finals by Senegal at the round of 16 stage. Centre-back Timothy Awany got game time in the match after Hassan Wasswa pulled up with an injury. Awany is part of a Uganda Cranes contingent has checked into Hoima ahead of the Kitara regional tour. This as Uganda continues to prepare for the forthcoming 2020 African Nations Championship two-legged pre-qualifier against Somalia. #NTVNews Subscribe to Our Channel For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ugRead More