Archive for February, 2018

Trump, Kim impersonators booted from Olympics

Trump, Kim impersonators booted from Olympics

President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un stopped bragging about their respective nuclear buttons and crashed the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang — but, alas,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2018 0 comments Sports
Voter registration starts for Burundi’s constitution referendum, elections

Voter registration starts for Burundi’s constitution referendum, elections

Voter registration started Thursday across Burundi for the country’s constitutional referendum in May and its general elections in 2020. The 10-day combined registration of voters will end on Feb. 17.[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Politics
African Renaissance: A long dream turning into reality?

African Renaissance: A long dream turning into reality?

The concept of African Renaissance has been on the lips of progressive Africans for decades as a renewal of the way of doing things to overcome Africa’s challenges and  advance the[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Politics
George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. He invented over 300 uses for peanuts. He filed only three patents on the products he’d[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Tech
Antonio Guterres, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees speaks during a press conference at the Launch of the Regional Flash Appeal Following recent events in Libyan Arab Jamahiri

UN Chief Warns President Nkurunziza Against Tampering With Constitution

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza has come under heavy criticism this time by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warning him against manipulating the country’s constitution to entrench himself longer in power. “While[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Politics
French hospital suspends Rwanda doctor convicted of genocide

French hospital suspends Rwanda doctor convicted of genocide

A French public hospital has suspended a Rwandan doctor who was convicted on genocide charges back home, after a protest by a Rwandan government commission. Dr. Charles Twagira started working[Read More…]

by February 6, 2018 0 comments Politics
UN imposes sanctions on DRC general for ‘massacres

UN imposes sanctions on DRC general for ‘massacres

Kinshasa – The UN imposed sanctions on a Congolese general on Friday for supporting the massacre of civilians by a suspected militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. General Muhindo[Read More…]

by February 6, 2018 0 comments Politics
‘I believed no man would marry me if I didn’t cut’: battling FGM in Uganda

‘I believed no man would marry me if I didn’t cut’: battling FGM in Uganda

On the day marking Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, survivors are educating communities in border areas with Kenya, where the practice is still a rite of passage In 2009,[Read More…]

by February 6, 2018 0 comments Lifestyle
POLICE TO ANNOUNCE DECISION ON PRIME MINISTER’S INDICTMENT NEXT WEEK

POLICE TO ANNOUNCE DECISION ON PRIME MINISTER’S INDICTMENT NEXT WEEK

The police will announce their decision whether to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Cases 1000 and 2000 next week, according to a Channel 2 News report. Ahead of the[Read More…]

by February 6, 2018 0 comments Politics
Mowzey Radio: Suspected attacker arrested

Mowzey Radio: Suspected attacker arrested

The suspect identified as Godfrey Wamala was found at a friend’s home in Kyengera Wakiso district, where he had been hiding The Police have arrested the suspected attacker of singer[Read More…]

by February 6, 2018 0 comments Entertainment