Day: October 6, 2018

Why US Supreme Court nomination was highly political

October 6, 2018

Conservative Justice Bette Kavanaugh has been approved by US senate and will serve as a lifetime judge in the US top Court. The highest court in the US is often the final word on highly contentious laws, disputes between states and the federal government, and final appeals to stay executions. It hears fewer than 100 […]

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US:Trump receives victory as Senate votes ‘yes’ to his nominee

October 6, 2018

  The US Senate has voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, after weeks of rancorous debate. The Senate backed Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination by 50 votes to 48. Mr Kavanaugh had been embroiled in a bitter battle to stave off allegations of sexual assault. But after an 11th-hour investigation by the […]

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Indonesia:Aid begins to reach affected communities after quake disaster

October 6, 2018

Much-needed aid is trickling through to remote communities on Indonesia’s ravaged Sulawesi Island for the first time since a massive earthquake and tsunami struck last Friday, leaving at least 1,649 dead. Aid workers have delivered food, drinking water and other essential items to the community, which is still struggling to come to terms with the […]

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Uhuru warns leaders to stop divisive politics, focus on development

October 6, 2018

President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned leaders to stop constant politics and focus on government ‘Big Four’ agenda. The head of state called for politicians to desist from fuelling unnecessary tension as Kenyans need service delivery and development. Uhuru was speaking at Uhuru Market in Nairobi County, where he joined Governor Mike Sonko, United Nations Environment […]

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DR Congo:More than 50 dead after oil tanker collision

October 6, 2018

At least 50 people have died after an oil tanker collided with a car on a major road in the west of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The incident occurred near the city of Kisantu, between the capital Kinshasa and the port of Matadi. One hundred people suffered second-degree burns, Atou Matabuana, the governor […]

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Bett Kavanaugh:Senate set for final vote on Trump’s nominee

October 6, 2018

After weeks of political wrangling, the US Senate is set for a final vote on the confirmation of President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh. If senators do not change their voting intentions, Judge Kavanaugh will be appointed to the top US court. The vote is expected at about 17:00 local time […]

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