James Akena/Reuters By Gloria Nakiyimba Kasese town remains calm but unstable. The town in Uganda’s western Rwenzori region neighboring the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the scene of heavy fighting with gunshots heard everywhere following the weekend attacks on a tribal King’s Palace.
Archive for November, 2016
Jacky Naegelen/Reuters By Noah Barkin Fear of globalisation is the most important factor in pushing European citizens towards populist right-wing parties and those fears are most acute in Austria and France, a survey by Germany’s Bertelsmann Foundation showed on Wednesday.
AP photo By Alejandro Escudé
Nick Stern/Banksy By Hazel Speed The soap opera farce (Brexit), that the UK has become is a situation now beyond embarrassment and one which for many is turning to anger.
Halil Andi By Sheena Pillai Singh
Lekan Oyekanmi/AP By Prince Charles Dickson A man is wearing black, black shoes, socks, trousers, and, gloves. He is walking down a black street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards him, its lights off but somehow manages to stop in time. How did the driver see the man?
Charles Tasnadi/AP By Ron Larson
Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters By Ed Cropley In Zimbabwe, where worthless $100 trillion (80.36 trillion pounds) notes serve as reminders of the perils of hyperinflation, President Robert Mugabe is printing a new currency that jeopardizes not just the economy but his own long grip on power.
George Osodi By Aremu Adams Adebisi
AP photo By Siddhartha Rastogi This time the SECOND most powerful Woman on Earth Over 220 years ago several revolutionaries fought for a cause and laid the foundation of a Nation founded by Immigrants on three basic principles; Equality, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Radu Sigheti/Reuters By Joe Khamisi Almost eight years ago, a small village near Lake Victoria – the world’s ninth largest continental lake – woke up to news that the son of one of their own, then deceased, had been elected president of the United States.
Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP By Amnesty International The Nigerian security forces, led by the military, embarked on a chilling campaign of extrajudicial executions and violence resulting in the deaths of at least 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters in the south east of the country, according to an investigation by human rights NGO Amnesty International.
By Jo-Ella Sarich
Chris Ratcliffe By Hazel Speed I listened to BBC Radio 4 Analysis and have since learned that there are those who feel the content was unwise as well as unauthorised by the British Public.
Joe Penney/Reuters By Alpha Jallow Campaigning in the run up to the Presidential race in Gambia started on Wednesday. Two political parties, one a coalition of seven political parties are challenging incumbent President Yahya Jammeh who is running for his fifth term.
Dani Oshi By Daginne Aignend
Madoda Mkhobeni By Nixon Mateulah
Martin Mejia/AP By Ricardo Swire Counterfeiting is considered the ultimate technology for people who want something for nothing. During the past ten years more than US$103 million in fake US dollars “made in Peru,” were seized in law enforcement operations. On November 15th Peru’s Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force, a combined American/Peruvian law enforcement team, confiscated […]
AFP photo By Tom Arms It didn’t take long. Fortunately Donald Trump’s first diplomatic faux pas involved America’s closest and most forgiving ally. But Donald Trump’s tweet that Britain appoint UKIP leader Nigel Farage as British ambassador to Washington won’t be forgotten.
Jezza Neumann By Kumbirai Kupfavira
By Ricardo Swire Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and the tip of Brazil make up the Southern Cone. Argentinian counter-narcotics teams battle South America’s second largest domestic cocaine market after Brazil.
By Manjinder Kaur Wratch Traditional history stockpiles bitter memories of the past which slush hatred and create divisions. Literature has a leading edge over traditional history as the creative powers of the writers have always invested in tales of love, compassion and friendship.
Jen Tse By Wally Swist
Lucas Jackson/Reuters By Curtis Skinner Some of Donald Trump’s strongest conservative supporters are voicing anger and disappointment at the president-elect’s comments on Tuesday that he might back off his campaign pledge of pursuing a prosecution of former rival Hillary Clinton.
Fayyaz Ahmed By Muhammad Shoaib Khan Education is the indispensable need of every individual in the society. It is necessary for everyone to seek education. It does not mean holding a degree or cramming books, in fact it’s the knowledge and awareness about everything related to an individual, i.e. the society, culture, norms, values, […]