IN SUMMARY In a statement at the time, the council said the LTC TV had violated its decision “banning the appearance of homosexuals or promotion of their slogans”. An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced a television host to one year in prison for interviewing a gay man last year, a judicial source said. Mohamed al-Gheiti, […]Read More
“Six soldiers were killed during the attack and two others died after a booby-trapped vehicle was detonated when the forces retook control of the base,” he added. United States military forces carried out an airstrike Saturday against Islamist group Al-Shabaab, killing 52 militants, following an attack on a Somali army base, according to a statement […]Read More
Poll crisis deepens as court confirms Tshisekedi’s victory, while rival Fayulu declares himself ‘legitimate president’. Democratic Republic of the Congo’s election crisis deepened early on Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country’s “only legitimate president”. Fayulu’s supporters have […]Read More
IN SUMMARY Those who worked and associated with the late have praised the fallen journalist for having been a hardworking scribe and his quest for big news and scoops. Speaking of the late, veteran journalist and former Voice of Uganda sports writer Douglas Nsubuga said, Mugerwa always had a big nose for those stories that […]Read More
By AFP IN SUMMARY Canadian Edith Blais, 34, and her Italian partner Luca Tacchetto, 30, have been missing since mid-December, and late Wednesday a Canadian geologist kidnapped by suspected jihadists was found dead at a remote gold mine in the northeast. Jihadist raids began in northern Burkina Faso in 2015 before spreading to the east, […]Read More
Africa’s second most-populous country has been struggling with its own displacement crises in recent months as ethnic clashes have broken out across wide swathes of the country. The United Nations on Friday lauded Ethiopia’s move to grant its large refugee population the right to jobs, schooling and bank accounts. Ethiopia’s refugee population of 905,000 is […]Read More
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