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Monday, July 29th, 2019

 

Tanzania Builds $30bn LNG Project

Medard Kalemani. Pic: Govt of Tanzania By AOG (Asia Oil and Gas) www.aogdigital.com Dr Medard Kalemani, Tanzania’s Minister of Energy, has confirmed the recently announced plans for a syndicate of oil companies to commence construction of the $30bn LNG project in 2022. In March, the government stated that it planned to complete negotiations with a group of international oil companies in September to develop the project. Led by Norwegian energy firm, and Platinum Sponsor of the Congress, Equinor, the group also consists of Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil, Ophir Energy and PavilionRead More


U.S. House Speaker Pelosi to Observe 400th Anniversary of Slave Trade in Ghana

FILE – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 24, 2019. Pelosi to Observe 400th Anniversary of Slave Trade in Ghana By VOA News ACCRA, GHANA – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in Ghana with a U.S. congressional delegation for high-level talks and a commemoration of the 400-year-old slave trade from Africa to the New World. The visitors were to be received Monday evening by Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo in Accra. They include the House Majority Whip JamesRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for July 30, 2019 Horncastle boar’s head

The Wikipedia article of the day for July 30, 2019 is Horncastle boar’s head. The Horncastle boar’s head is an Anglo-Saxon ornament, silver and 40 mm (1.6 in) long, that probably was once attached to the crest of a helmet. Dating to the first half of the seventh century, it was discovered in 2002 by a metal detectorist searching in the town of Horncastle, Lincolnshire. It was reported as found treasure and purchased for £15,000 by the City and County Museum, now known as The Collection, in Lincoln. Its elongated head isRead More


ANDREA BOCELLI (HQ) AVE MARIA (SCHUBERT)

ANDREA BOCELLI (HQ) AVE MARIA (SCHUBERT) ANDREA BOCELLI – AVE MARIA – FRANZ SCHUBERT ROMA —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: July 29, 2019 at 08:36PM


UGANDA: Scams for jobs, visas to Canada

Some of you received an audio telling you that Canada is begging President Yoweri Museveni to send 1 million Ugandans to Canada. The audio goes farther to provide the address of the agency which is processing the 1 million Ugandans to send to Canada. 1. The audio is a scam. 2. Canada has not asked any country for 1mln people. 3. Canada was indeed in media saying they need 1mln immigrants over the next 3yrs (starting with this year). 4. Canada has no lottery visas. 5. No firm or agencyRead More


Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe’s reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s first year in office as a period of indecisive and experimental policies. By DW Inflation in Zimbabwe has spiked at 175%, with fears of a return to the conditions of 2008, when the country recorded the world’s highest rate for the year — with the percentages for some months in the hundreds of millions. The costs of living have once again become unbearable for most ordinary people. Food is moreRead More


RUSSIA: Navalny blogs from jail: ‘I’ve never had allergies’

Russian activist Alexei Navalny said his eyebrows had swollen to the size of “Ping-Pong balls” before he was hospitalized for an alleged allergic reaction. Writing from jail, he also commented on possible poisoning. By DW Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny published a new blog, apparently from his jail cell, on Monday, after he underwent emergency treatment for what authorities said was a severe allergic reaction. Many of his allies suspect he had been poisoned. “I’ve never had allergies — not to food, not to pollen or anything else,” Navalny wrote. “IRead More


Tanzanian Journalist Abducted

By VOA News A Tanzanian investigative journalist, Erick Kabendera, was abducted Monday from his home on the outskirts of Dar es salaam, the country’s business capital. A leading Tanzanian newspaper Mwananchi reports that Kabendera who writes for local and international newspapers was abducted Monday evening by people who are said to be police officers. Police have immediately denied being involved. The journalist’s wife Loy Kabendera, told Mwananchi newspaper that the journalist was “picked up by six people who forcibly stormed into the house and left with a Toyota Alphard” car.Read More


Tanzanian Journalist Abducted

By VOA News A Tanzanian investigative journalist, Erick Kabendera, was abducted Monday from his home on the outskirts of Dar es salaam, the country’s business capital. A leading Tanzanian newspaper Mwananchi reports that Kabendera who writes for local and international newspapers was abducted Monday evening by people who are said to be police officers. Police have immediately denied being involved. The journalist’s wife Loy Kabendera, told Mwananchi newspaper that the journalist was “picked up by six people who forcibly stormed into the house and left with a Toyota Alphard” car.Read More


African Americans in the “Forgotten Theater” of World War II

The following is a guest post by Patricia Glaser, a Junior Fellow working with the Veterans History Project (VHP) this summer. July 29, 2019 by Megan Harris, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS They told us to be careful with our equipment and our clothing when we went to bed that night– be sure to fasten the mosquito netting. Not only to keep out the mosquitos but to keep out the jackals that came through ‘bout every night. Sure enough, that first night […] jackals came right through the tents just like they saidRead More