The Speaker of Tanzania’s National Assembly, Job Ndugai has on Thursday 06/01/2022 resigned from the position as a result of his recent public criticism to the President regarding the loans and growing national debt.
Bishop Ssebagala made the following directive on Saturday at St Paul Church Kanjuki in Kayunga District while bidding farewell to Christians ahead of his retirement this year. “All head teachers, I want to tell you that we shall not allow pregnant or breastfeeding girls in class. When all girls turn up, carry out the usual medical […]
Presidential aspirants Raila Odinga of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and William Ruto of United Democratic Alliance (UDA) are roaming the country in the 2022 election campaigns with both promising the electorates: stemming out corruption! Addressing 500 delegates in Turkana Odinga said: “The biggest problem affecting Kenya is corruption. People have embezzled public funds. When they […]
Details: Germany Cuts Nuclear Plants Increasing Energy Vulnerability Illegal Jewish entity Attacks Syria again Anti-Coup Protests in Sudan Under Internal Pressure, Putin Condemns Insulting the Prophet (SAW)
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Headlines: Pakistan Running out of Gas Trouble in the Balkans Libya’s Elections Postponed? Pakistan Running out of Gas Pakistan faces a severe shortage of gas this coming winter and the government is already rolling out its excuses. Chaudary Fawad Hussain, Pakistan’s erstwhile information minister bleats that Pakistan is fast depleting its gas reserves which are […]
Ministry of Home Affairs in Tanzania released the new statistics on child abuse in the country from January to September 2021. According to the ministry, a total of 6,168 children were abused, among them 3,524 were raped.
Governments across the world are currently embroiled in cutthroat initiatives to curb the spread of the latest variant of Coronavirus Disease 2019 named Omicron.
Headlines: Tunisian President Extends Suspension Ann San Sui Kui Given Sentence Virtual Conference to Save Democracy Tunisian President Extends Suspension Tunisian President Kais has revealed the extension of the suspension of the country’s parliament, announcing that a referendum on constitutional reform will be held in July 2022, followed by parliamentary elections in December. In a speech […]
The Kimberley Process is an inter-governmental initiative, which started when Southern African diamond-producing states met in Kimberley, South Africa. The multi-stakeholder meeting between governments, the industry and NGOs aimed to discuss ways to stop the trade in ‘conflict diamonds’ and ensure that diamond purchases were not financing violence by rebel movements and their allies who […]
Kenyans borrowed Sh1.32 billion daily from Safaricom’s overdraft facility Fuliza between April and September this year, underlining increasing reliance on loans for household use. This was revealed by Safaricom on Wednesday, which posted a Sh37.055 billion net profit for the half year to September 30 boosted by higher M-Pesa revenue. Safaricom’s financial results show that […]
The subject of Blood Diamonds garnered international attention at the beginning of the 21st century, following the civil wars in African countries like Angola and Sierra Leone. However, the fact that this was the time when people started to pay attention doesn’t mean that it’s when the problems in Africa started- nor does it mean […]
Headlines: • Déjà vu Sudan • Pakistan Turns to IMF Again • New Bill to Remove British Citizenship Déjà vu Sudan After being removed in a coup a month ago Abdalla Hamdok has reinstated by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan after signing a political agreement. Twelve cabinet ministers submitted their resignation in protest against the political […]
Headlines: • China-US Virtual Summit • The Battle for Libya • Afghanistan on the Brink of Economic Collapse China-US Virtual Summit The US president and Chinese premier Xi Jinping held a virtual summit on 16 November 2021. There was no joint press conference or a press statement after the virtual conference. This is because expectations […]
Tanzanian government on 1/11/2021 started the relocation of petty traders commonly known as “machingas” as directives from the President to regional commissioners and their subordinates. Comment: Issue of reallocating the petty traders to the so-called more convenient areas is not a new one, there have been several similar past operations such as of 2016 to […]
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal from November 15-20, underscoring the depth and breadth of our relationships with African partners. (The Star, 12/11/2021).
Kenya’s Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi has condemned the attack on Deputy President William Ruto’s tour of the Western Region on Saturday 23rd October 2021. Several vehicles from Ruto’s motorcade were destroyed when a section of youth protested his tour of Busia Town. Eight suspects have already been arrested in connection to the violence.
Figures from Jubilee Debt Campaign show that 34 of the world’s poorest countries are spending $29.4bn on debt payments a year compared with $5.4bn on measures to reduce the impact of the climate emergency. Uganda said it would spend $537m between 2016 and 2020, including funds from international agencies and donors, on climate related projects […]
The Ugandan Government has a new policy to tackle corruption by making children spy on their families. One project that has become a new homework exercise has been to teach children to detect the difference between the money their father owns and luxury goods. They are requested to submit any odd observation to the teacher […]
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On the 19th of October 2021, The BBC reported that an airstrike in the Ethiopian city of Tigray killed civilians. The region is currently facing tension with the rebel Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) fighting the established Ethiopian government.
On Thursday, 07/10/2021, retired Professor of English and Post-Colonial Literatures at the University of Kent and novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah won the prestigious award of Nobel Prize for Literature worth a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor ($1.14m) after recognition on his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of […]
Kenyan media reported that a High Court Judge, Teresia Matheka has declared that being a housewife should be considered a full-time payable job. The judge said: “It is easy for the spouse working away from home and sending money to lay claim to the whole property purchased and developed with that money by the spouse […]
Nakura, Kenya, 29 – A Nakuru-based doctor who hit the headlines after he reportedly murdered his two children and later died while undergoing treatment at the Nakuru Level V Hospital has been laid to rest. Doctor James Mureithi was buried together with his two children at the family’s home in Gilgil on Tuesday. His remains […]
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On 2nd September 2021, the Director of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in Tanzania, Mr. Camillius Wambura revealed in his report that Hamza Mohamed (30), a businessman and a prominent member of the ruling party (CCM), who was shot dead by Police on August 25, 2021 after he had killed three police officers and security guard in […]
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The Standard Newspaper on its website posted on 21st August, 2021 a story: “Police gone rogue? IPOA now probing 105 deaths”. The story covered rampant cases of police brutality resulting to maiming and death have reached alarming levels.
On Friday, 13th August 2021, over 22 Muslims were killed and 14 others injured in a newly attack in Nigeria’s central Jos city. According to the Police statement, a group of attackers suspected to be Irigwe youths (predominantly Christian) attacked a convoy of five buses with Muslim faithfuls returning from the neighboring state Bauchi State, […]
On August 06, 2021, the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court mentioned a case of Tanzania’s main opposition party (Chadema) leader Freeman Mbowe who faces two charges of conspiracy to commit crimes and financing of terrorist acts, while three of his co-accused face seven charges.