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Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

 

Toni Morrison: ‘I want to feel what I feel. Even if it’s not happiness’

‘At 81, I don’t feel guilty about anything.’ Click on image for full portrait. Photograph: Caroll Taveras for the Guardian By THE GUARDIAN – Interview  First published on Fri 13 Apr 2012 I first met Toni Morrison about 15 years ago, to talk about her seventh novel, Paradise, an encounter I remember largely for its number of terrifying pauses. Morrison, in her late 60s then, was at the height of her powers, a Nobel laureate with a famously low tolerance for journalists and critics, and a personal style as distinctiveRead More


Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Panama’s Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway. The entity posted the statement on Twitter in response to a tweet from Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, who said a ship carrying 25,000 tonnes of soy had been detained in the canal. —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: August 07, 2019 at 05:18PM


Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Panama’s Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway. The entity posted the statement on Twitter in response to a tweet from Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, who said a ship carrying 25,000 tonnes of soy had been detained in the canal. —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: August 07, 2019 at 05:18PM


U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair.

Ivory Coast’s First Lady Dominique Ouattara attends a meeting with her cabinet and members of a US delegation on fight against child labor in cocoa fields in Abidjan. (Sia Kambou/AFP/Getty Images) The country’s first lady met with U.S. congressional delegation to discuss solutions to forced child labor. By WASHINGTON POST A proposed U.S. ban on cocoa from Ivory Coast, the world’s leading supplier of chocolate’s essential ingredient, is facing strong political resistance from the West African nation. First lady Dominique Ouattara convened a meeting this week in Abidjan with nineRead More


CANADA: Bodies found in northern Manitoba believed to be 2 B.C. fugitives: RCMP

A still taken from surveillance footage released by RCMP shows Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky leaving a store in Meadow Lake, Sask. on July 21, 2019. (RCMP) By CBC.CA Police in Manitoba believe they have found the bodies of the two B.C. fugitives, Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, in northern Manitoba. The bodies were discovered Wednesday morning at approximately 10 a.m. local time in dense brush, approximately a kilometre from where items linked to the fugitives were found along the Nelson River. “At this time, we believe that these areRead More


Stocks slide as rate cuts stoke fear of an economic slowdown, trade war

Trader John Romolo works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. U.S. stocks fell broadly in midday trading Wednesday as central banks around the world cut interest rates and increased fears that global growth is being crimped by the U.S.-China trade war. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Stocks slide as rate cuts stoke fear of an economic slowdown By Associated Press Stocks fell in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday as fears that an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China may stifle global economicRead More


DRC: Kabila’s appointed Prime Minister starts talks on forming government

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi (right) shakes hand with newly appointed prime minister Prof Sylvestre Ilunkamba Ilunga on May 20, 2019. The PM has launched talks on forming government. PHOTO | DRC PRESIDENCY  DR Congo PM launches talks on forming government By AFP DR Congo Prime Minister Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba on Wednesday began formal talks on forming a government, more than 11 weeks after his appointment, his office said. The task of forming a cabinet in the vast country has been hampered by the outcome of a disputed vote on DecemberRead More


NTVUganda has added KYAMBADDE OFF TO EGYPT: Attacking player to sign on the dotted line with El Gouna video

KYAMBADDE OFF TO EGYPT: Attacking player to sign on the dotted line with El Gouna Just like Proline, KCCA will be in action on Saturday. Their match against African Stars will take place at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Windhoek, Namibia. The Kasasiro Boys will, however, be without the services of Allan Kyambadde. This after the attacking lynchpin moved close to tying down a deal with an Egyptian topflight club. #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/1bbEIWmRead More


NTVUganda has added Uganda has earned Ushs 390bn in DRC export market video

Uganda has earned Ushs 390bn in DRC export market The claim about the Democratic Republic of Congo’s growth as an export market can now be proven in the numbers. Exports values to DRC grew by 90 billion shillings in the financial year 2018/19 #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: August 07, 2019 at 03:31PM


NTVUganda has added Dual citizenship seekers want services decentralized video

Dual citizenship seekers want services decentralized Many Ugandans applying for dual citizenship are stranded after failing to get certificates because because the tenure of the issuing board expired. Many of those had turned up for Those who turned up for the diaspora awareness week in Kampala. EDWARD MUHUMUZA reports that they have asked for these services to be decentralized to ease their brief stay in Uganda #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;Read More