Day: July 19, 2019

Algeria wins 2019 AFCON, beat Senegal 1-0

July 19, 2019

Algeria’s only effort of note all game was the heavily deflected shot in the second minute that ultimately proved to be the winner Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time as a freak early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final in Cairo. Baghdad Bounedjah’s shot took a […]

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What issues are at stake in next Sudan talks?

July 19, 2019

Sudan’s protest movement Alliance for Freedom and Changes leader Ahmad al-Rabiah and deputy chief of the ruling military council Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo stand after inking a power sharing agreement before African Union and Ethiopian mediators in Khartoum early on July 17, 2019. PHOTO | HAITHAM EL-TABEI | AFP By AFP IN SUMMARY The protest leaders […]

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Algeria, Senegal clash in Shs25b Afcon final

July 19, 2019

Senegal’s forward Sadio Mane attends a training session at the 30 June Stadium, in Cairo, on July 18, 2019, on the eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Final football match between Senegal and Algeria. AFP PHOTO IN SUMMARY Senegal are favourites – fractionally – to win the title. But the Desert Foxes […]

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Julian Assange has dropped appeal against 50-week jail term, court confirms

July 19, 2019

Julian Assange Julian Assange has dropped an appeal against his 50-week jail term for jumping bail by going into hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy. The WikiLeaks founder entered the embassy in London in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he was wanted in connection with sexual offences allegations. He spent nearly seven years living […]

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Six hurdles remain for ‘Punguza Mizigo’ referendum initiative

July 19, 2019

Third Way Alliance leader Ekuru Aukot (left) at Gakoromone market North Imenti on October,19,2018. Image: FILE In Summary • The amendment by popular initiative is not a walk in the park, it has eleven steps to go through. • On Thursday, IEBC confirmed and verified that the Initiative had been signed by 1,222,541 registered voters […]

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Two killed in suicide bombing, four beheaded in Egypt

July 19, 2019

Egyptian Army’s Armoured Vehicles are seen on a highway to North Sinai during a launch of a major assault against militants. (photo credit: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS) A suicide bombing killed at least two people in Egypt’s North Sinai region on Thursday, a day after four headless bodies were found there, security and medical […]

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Referendum quest: ‘Punguza Mizigo’ initiative sails through IEBC

July 19, 2019

By Mkarimu Media The Independent Boundaries and Electoral Commission (IEBC) on Thursday approved ‘Punguza Mzigo’ initiative by the Thirdway Alliance after it garnered a million signatures as required by the law. The plebiscite by the former presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot is seeking to reduce the president’s term of office, the number of Members of Paliarment […]

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Huduma Namba compulsory: You will need Huduma card for all services

July 19, 2019

The Huduma Namba will serve as the official sufficient proof for identification in the country and its registration will now be mandatory for access to government services if the draft Huduma Bill 2019 is enacted by the National Assembly and signed into law by the president. PRIMARY DATABASE The Huduma card shall serve as the […]

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