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Thursday, February 13th, 2020

 

SOUTH AFRICA: EFF demands FW De Klerk be removed from Parliamentmands (VIDEO)

EFF leaders object as South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attempts to deliver his state of the nation address [Sumaya Hisham/AFP] ‘Murderer in house’: South African president’s address disrupted Far-left EFF leaders demand the country’s last apartheid-era president, FW De Klerk, be removed from Parliament. By AFP via AL JAZEERA South Africa‘s far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) legislators have protested inside Parliament, forcing President Cyril Ramaphosa to abandon his annual state of the nation address for a while. Speaker Thandi Modise on Thursday temporarily suspended proceedings, telling the EFF leaders: “WhenRead More


China’s Hubei province reports 116 new coronavirus deaths – Friday February 14, 2020

Image may be subject to copyright BEIJING (Reuters) – The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China’s Hubei province rose by 116, the province’s health commission said on Friday. The commission did not disclose the total number of deaths from the newly identified virus, which stood at 1,310 on Thursday. Of the new deaths, 88 occurred in the provincial capital of Wuhan, where the flu-like virus is believed to have originated late last year. A further 4,823 cases had been detected in Hubei, taking the total in the provinceRead More


SOUTH AFRICA: EFF demands FW De Klerk be removed from Parliamentmands (VIDEO)

EFF leaders object as South African President Cyril Ramaphosa attempts to deliver his state of the nation address [Sumaya Hisham/AFP] ‘Murderer in house’: South African president’s address disrupted Far-left EFF leaders demand the country’s last apartheid-era president, FW De Klerk, be removed from Parliament. By AFP via AL JAZEERA South Africa‘s far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) legislators have protested inside Parliament, forcing President Cyril Ramaphosa to abandon his annual state of the nation address for a while. Speaker Thandi Modise on Thursday temporarily suspended proceedings, telling the EFF leaders: “WhenRead More


LUANDA LEAKS: Global Companies Find Themselves Ensnared in Angolan Corruption Case

By VOA News A growing list of consulting and accounting firms are distancing themselves from Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former president, and her husband, because of their alleged involvement in a corruption case. Accounting firms such as Price Waterhouse Coopers and Boston Consulting Group are among the few that have openly expressed their disappointment and have started internal investigations. Salem Solomon has the story. from Blogger https://ift.tt/2UOIAdR via SEO Services


Somalia to get relief from IMF & World Bank for most of US$5.3bln debt

Image may be subject to copyright International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Consider Somalia Eligible for Assistance Under the Enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative Date: 2020-02-13 19:16:21| Distributed by APO Group on behalf of International Monetary Fund (IMF) This assessment is an important step towards forgiveness of most of Somalia’s debt, which measured US$5.3 billion at the end of 2018 WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, February 13, 2020/APO Group/ — The Executive Boards of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank met, on February 12Read More


Wikipedia’s Article of the Day February 14, 2020: Love It to Death

Image may be subject to copyright Love It to Death is the third studio album by the American rock band Alice Cooper (pictured), released in March 1971. The band took the name Alice Cooper in 1968 and became known for its outrageous theatrical live shows, but its first two albums failed to find an audience. In 1970 the band’s single “I’m Eighteen” achieved top-forty success, peaking at No. 21 in the US and No. 7 in Canada. This convinced Warner Bros. that Alice Cooper had the commercial potential to release anRead More


首席生化武器防御专家陈薇/Chen Wei, chief biochemical weapon defense expert.

首席生化武器防御专家陈薇/Chen Wei, chief biochemical weapon defense expert. 首席生化武器防御专家陈薇/Chen Wei, chief biochemical weapon defense expert. —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: February 13, 2020 at 08:25PM


Sudden Militarization Of Wuhan’s P4 Lab Raises New Questions About The Origin Of The Deadly Covid-19 Virus

The reported militarization of Wuhan’s P4 Lab has raised new questions about the origin of the Covid-19 virus and the apparent cover-up that has occurred since it was first made public.By ZERO HEDGE Following the removal of the most senior health officials in Wuhan yesterday, Chinese State Media has just reported that Chen Wei, China’s chief biochemical weapon defense expert, is now to be stationed in Wuhan to lead the efforts to overcome the deadly, pneumonia-like pathogen. According to the PLA Daily report, Chen Wei holds the rank of major general, and alongRead More


Sudden Militarization Of Wuhan’s P4 Lab Raises New Questions About The Origin Of The Deadly Covid-19 Virus

The reported militarization of Wuhan’s P4 Lab has raised new questions about the origin of the Covid-19 virus and the apparent cover-up that has occurred since it was first made public.By ZERO HEDGE Following the removal of the most senior health officials in Wuhan yesterday, Chinese State Media has just reported that Chen Wei, China’s chief biochemical weapon defense expert, is now to be stationed in Wuhan to lead the efforts to overcome the deadly, pneumonia-like pathogen. According to the PLA Daily report, Chen Wei holds the rank of major general, and alongRead More


U.S. warship in Arabian Sea seizes suspected Iranian weapons (VIDEO)

Image may be subject to copyright WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy warship seized weapons believed to be of Iranian “design and manufacture,” including 150 anti-tank guided missiles and three Iranian surface-to-air missiles, the American military said on Thursday. In a statement, the military said the guided-missile cruiser Normandy boarded a dhow, a traditional sailing vessel, in the Arabian Sea on Sunday. “The weapons seized include 150 ‘Dehlavieh’ anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), which are Iranian-manufactured copies of Russian Kornet ATGMs,” the statement said. “Other weapons components seized aboard the dhowRead More