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CMI Arrests Serial Scammer Over Million Dollar Fake Gold with Intent to Defraud Foreigners

Facebook Twitter WhatsApp 0Shares Uganda’s Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) have arrested a city ‘businessman’ said to be involved in fake million dollar deals with intention to defraud foreigners. The man identified as Sam Buchanan was arrested from his home in Muyenga by CMI in an operation on Friday following a number of complaints by […]

Sudan: Opposition Nominates Economist for Post of Prime Minister

Abdalla Hamdok when he served as deputy executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Khartoum — On Thursday, the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) agreed to nominate veteran economic expert Dr Abdallah Hamdouk as Prime Minister during the coming three-year transitional period. Abdelgadir Mohamed Ahmed was nominated as Chief Justice, and Mohamed […]

Nigeria: Govt- El-Zakzaky Seeking Asylum in India, DSS Takes Him Into Custody

Abuja and Kaduna — The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, yesterday afternoon, was whisked away on arrival and taken into custody by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). On the same day, the federal government issued […]

Nigeria: Police Arrest Suspected Killers of Catholic Priests

The police in Enugu have arrested suspected killers of two Catholic priests in the state. This is just as another priest of the Enugu Catholic Diocese on Thursday escaped assassination. Paul Offu and and Clement Ugwu, both reverend fathers, were killed on August 1 and March 14, respectively by suspected gunmen. While Mr Offu was […]

Japan to Support UPDF with Engineering Skills, Peacekeeping Capabilities

Facebook Twitter WhatsApp 0Shares The Japanese government has partnered with Uganda to provide engineering support to the UPDF as well as strengthening Uganda’s capacities in peace support operations. This was announced on Friday at a news conference jointly addressed by Uganda’s Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs, Adolf Mwesige, the Japanese Ambassador to Uganda, H.E […]

Kizza Besigye Receives ‘Africa Hero Award’ in 2019 Voice Achievers Awards

Facebook Twitter WhatsApp 0Shares Uganda’s opposition politician and four-time Presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye has been awarded with the “African Hero Award” at the Voice Achievers Awards 2019 held in Kenya. The politician who founded Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), Uganda’s biggest opposition political party, received the Award on Friday in Nairobi, Kenya. The awards […]

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Qingdao remembers its German past with massive beer festival – Journal du Cameroun

Published on 17.08.2019 at 04h54 by AFP It may be more than a century since the Germans left Qingdao but the Chinese port city still pays tribute to its Bavarian past with a huge annual “Oktoberfest”, though held in July-August. The beer festival is the largest in Asia, attracting more than six million visitors last […]

Shenzhen: The border city a world away from Hong Kong – Journal du Cameroun

Published on 17.08.2019 at 04h54 by AFP The southern Chinese metropolis of Shenzhen borders the semi-autonomous territory of Hong Kong, but calls for greater freedom from protesters in the Asian financial hub meet with short shrift among their mainland neighbours. In the sprawling mainland city known for its high-tech market, many Shenzhen residents tell AFP […]

Race to remember Berlin Wall victims, 30 years on – Journal du Cameroun

Where guard towers and barbed wire once stood, runners will this weekend pound the 100-mile (160 kilometre) path along the former Berlin Wall in a race with victims of the Cold War relic at its heart. On Saturday at 6:00 am (0400 GMT), around 500 individual runners from 32 countries, plus double that in relay […]

Beloved baby dugong ‘Mariam’ dies in Thailand with plastic in stomach – Journal du Cameroun

Published on 17.08.2019 at 04h54 by AFP A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation has died from an infection exacerbated by bits of plastic lining her stomach, officials said Saturday. Mariam washed up in shallow waters off southwestern Thailand months ago and photos […]

Venezuela threatens early elections to pressure opposition – Journal du Cameroun

Published on 17.08.2019 at 03h54 by AFP Threatening to bring forward parliamentary elections is the latest card played by Venezuela’s regime to put pressure on the US-backed opposition at the negotiating table, analysts say. The National Assembly is the only branch of government under opposition control, and elections are not scheduled until December 2020. But […]

Moscow set for fresh protests after month of rallies – Journal du Cameroun

Published on 17.08.2019 at 03h54 by AFP Moscow was set for fresh protests Saturday, the latest in a wave of demonstrations that has seen tens of thousands take to the streets after opposition figures were banned from local elections a month ago. The rallies, which have taken place every Saturday since the ruling, are the […]

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Western Sahara: David Keene Lashes out at Morocco in Lobbyist-Style Op-ed

Rabat – David Keene is at again. In an opinion article published on August 10, the Algeria-paid lobbyist vilified Morocco’s reputation and presented Algeria as the friend and savior of what he describes as Africa’s “last colony.” Keene built his case in the article on a single, sad event that occurred in the aftermath of […]

Egypt targets to reduce public debt-to-GDP to pre-2011 level by end of FY2021/22 – Daily News Egypt

The Ministry of Finance announced that the government aims to decrease the public debt-to-GDP ratio gradually over the next three years, to reach less than its level in 2011 by the end of the fiscal year (FY) 2021/22, the ministry stated in a press statement. It added that the government targets to reduce the public […]

Eight Greek companies to participate in Big 5 Construct Egypt 2019 – Daily News Egypt

Eight Greek companies will take part in the second Big 5 Construct Egypt 2019 to be held on 2-4 September at Egypt International Exhibition Center, Pantelis Gassios, counsellor for economic and commercial affairs at the Greek embassy in Cairo, said. The Greek companies will hold business-to-business meetings with their Egyptian counterparts to discuss possibilities of […]

UN mission confirms there is no military presence in Libya’s Zuwara Airport

Zuwara Airport has been attacked twice by Haftar’s forces in two days. [Photo: Internet] The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) dispatched Saturday an assessment mission to the airport of Zuwara, which was targeted by airstrikes by Khalifa Haftar’s forces. “After reviewing the airport’s facilities and all the adjacent buildings, the assessment mission was […]

14.5% increase in electricity selling tariff from NREA projects – Daily News Egypt

The Egyptian Electric Utility & Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA) has agreed to increase the selling tariff of electricity produced from the projects owned by the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) by 14.55%. Sources at the Ministry of Electricity told Daily News Egypt that it was approved to sell the energy produced from solar […]

Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib refuses to visit Israel – Daily News Egypt

Democratic congresswomen, Rashida Tlaib announced that she would not visit Israel after granting the permission to enter the country, the permission which based on humanitarian grounds to allow Tlaib to visit her family in the West Bank. Israel have prevented the two congresswomen, Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, from entering the country, after Tlaib send later […]

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Liberia: Representative Candidate Telia Urey under Siege

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a developing story, it would be updated as more details come in. Monrovia – Opposition candidate in the Montserrado County District 15 by-election Telia Urey is reportedly being held hostage in a building in Logan Town. She was attacked by some unknown people believed to be supporters of her main contender, […]

Nana Addo Inaugurates Agric Mechanization Center In Wulensi

Nana Addo Inaugurates Agric Mechanization Center In Wulensi      [embedded content] Tweet     |     17-Aug-2019   Comments ( 0 )     Email    Print                 Related Stories   President Akufo-Addo has handed over an agriculture machinery to the Wulensi District.The machinery is under the Agric Mechanization […]

Our Team To Investigate Stinking PDS Deal Involving Cronies And Associates Of Prez. Akufo-Addo- Asiedu Nketiah

Our Team To Investigate Stinking PDS Deal Involving Cronies And Associates Of Prez. Akufo-Addo- Asiedu Nketiah      [embedded content] Tweet     |     17-Aug-2019   Comments ( 1 )     Email    Print               NDC General Secretary, Hon. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah   Related Stories   General Secretary of […]

Two Pastors Trade Blows In Kumasi (VIDEO)

Two Pastors Trade Blows In Kumasi (VIDEO)      [embedded content] Tweet     |     17-Aug-2019   Comments ( 0 )     Email    Print                   Related Stories       Source: Ghanaweb     Comments ( 0 ): Post Your Comments >>       Disclaimer: […]

Ojude Oba 2019 proudly sponsored by FCMB

It was a rich showcase of colours, culture and tradition at this year’s Ojude Oba Festival which held in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State on August 13, 2019. The Ojude Oba, (which in Ijebu dialect means, “the king’s forecourt or frontage”, is a major festival in Nigeria that began over 100 years ago. It brings together all sons […]

Police Arrest Gang-Members Of Robbery Suspect Caught With Police Gun

Police in Anambra State have arrested five members of a robbery syndicate, whose member was earlier nabbed with a Beretta pistol belonging to the police, last week. The initial suspect, Sunday Onyema had been arrested in Onitsha while driving a bus in the wee hours of the morning from Asaba to Onitsha. A press release […]

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South Africa: Bok Women Unchanged for RWC Qualifier V Madagascar

Cape Town — Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer retained the combinations that made a strong statement against Uganda for their second Women’s Rugby World Cup Qualifier against Madagascar on Tuesday, naming an identical starting team. The only changes to Raubenheimer’s squad that defeated Uganda 89-5 were on the bench, where Mathrin Simmers (scrumhalf), Nomsa Mokwai […]

Sundowns come from behind to edge Celtic

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – AUGUST 17: Ndumiso Mabena of Bloemfontein Celtic and Hlompho Kekana of Mamelodi Sundowns during the MTN 8, quarter final match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Bloemfontein Celtic at Lucas Moripe Stadium on August 17, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images) It was Celtic captain Ndumiso Mabena who placed […]

Zidane indicates Bale will stay after Madrid put three past Celta

Bale was back in the team and back in form at Balaidos, with Zidane’s eagerness to sell him this summer perhaps fresh in his mind as he teed up Karim Benzema’s opening goal. After the match, Zidane said he believes Bale will now stay, with the Spanish transfer window closing on September 2. “We have […]

John Cena sends a shoutout to Sho Madjozi following Colors performance

American wrestler John Cena has sent a shout-out to Sho Madjozi following her performance on music platform Colors last week. The rapper performed her single titled John Cena. The name trended on social media, and it seems the wrestler has finally noticed. Taking to social media on Saturday, John Cena posted a magazine cover featuring […]

Govt dumps NCZ, gives $62 million tender to thieves – Zambian Watchdog

The PF administration has dumped Nitrogen Chemicals of Zambia for a company owned by known crooks called Zambian Fertilizer Limited. And the PF government has given the same company secretly a tender to supply fertilizer for the 2019-2020 farming season of about 200, 000 tonnage leaving the Zambian government only fertilizer company Nitrogen Chemicals of […]

Springbok player ratings: Magical Nkosi, ‘Oom’ Schalk shines

South Africa wing Sbu Nkosi (C) leaps with the ball before scoring a try during the 2019 Rugby Union World Cup warm-up test match between South Africa against Argentina at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, on August 17, 2019. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP) Here’s how the players fared at Loftus. (Click on […]

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The little-known story behind Marcus Garvey’s fierce fight with WEB DuBois – Face2Face Africa

Marcus Garvey is famed for being Jamaica’s first national hero who advocated for Black nationalism in Jamaica and particularly in the United States. Born on this day (August 17) in, 1887, Garvey travelled around many countries observing the poor living conditions under which black people were working at the time. In 1914, he started the […]

Basketball Player Arwind Santos Apologizes For Racist Taunt Towards Terrence Jones After Being Fined

Arwind Santos, a forward who plays in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), initially refused to apologize for making monkey-like gestures to a black opponent. It happened while his team San Miguel Beermen faced TNT KaTropa in game 5 of the Commissioner’s Cup Finals on Wednesday. < figcaption>Arwind Santos failed to apologize for a racist act towards a Terrence Jones […]

5 famous people you did not know are from Gabon – Face2Face Africa

The Central African nation of Gabon gained independence from France on this day in 1960. France gained control starting in 1839, and Libreville (Free Town), Gabon’s capital, got its name when French forces freed slaves there in 1849. With independence in 1960, it functioned mostly as a one-party state until 1991, when a new constitution […]

Watch: Woman Caught On Camera Hurling Racial Slurs at Black Woman, Ordering Her to ‘Go Back to Harlem’ After Their Carts Collide in Florida Grocery Store

A routine run to the grocery store was anything but that for a Black woman in Florida woman who found herself being pelted with racial abuse after a stranger crashed into her shopping cart — and kept it moving.An unidentified woman launched into a racist tirade when a Black woman followed her through grocery store […]

‘Ain’t Nothing to Explain’: Wendy Williams Responds When Media Appears to Falsely Report on New Man

Well, it looks like folks got this one wrong.Wendy Williams (left) and her audience producer Marco Glorious. (Photo: @wendyshow/Instagram) “WOW me & my audience producer @marcoglorious! I’ve got some explaining to do September 16th😁,” Williams captioned a screenshot of a news report about her and the alleged new guy, which the Daily Mail reported about […]

Jay-Z and Will Smith Invest in New App That Bills Itself ‘The Airbnb of Camping’

Jay-ZJay-Z and Will Smith have invested in an app that allows people to rent out their property for camping. (Photo: Kevin Mazur / Getty Images Entertainment via Getty Images / Picture Alliance / Picture Alliance via Getty Images) Those looking to rent camping spaces on the app can do so by either searching for a […]

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