Author: Namwanja Peter

international news
Jail for Britons in terror hotspots face 10 years in jail no matter who they fight for

British citizens who go to live in terror hotspots could face up to 10 years in prison under a new law which comes into force today. It is now a specific criminal offence to enter or remain in a “designated area” overseas, under the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Act 2019. The plan was revealed last […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Goons raid hospital and steal man’s body in Migori

Goons allegedly led by Ragana Oruba MCA Malan Ogega stormed the facility. Ogega denied the claims, saying he was unaware of such an incident. “It was just a coincidence. I went to the hospital to view the man’s body since he comes from my ward. By the time the commotion started I was away,” he […]

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world news
Police device to automatically detect when drivers are using mobile phones

Two UK police forces are planning to install roadside equipment that will automatically detect when motorists are using mobile phones. Thames Valley and Hampshire police have said the technology will not be used as an “enforcement tool”. Officers say it is intended to raise awareness about the dangers of driving while using a phone and to help identify areas where there are high levels of mobile phone usage in […]

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International Sports
Alves blasts PSG and teammates

Brazil stalwart Dani Alves has blasted Paris Saint-Germain and further criticised his teammates over not taking world-record signing Neymar to the next level of his career. Alves, 35, has lashed out against the hierarchy of the Ligue 1 champions and the playing squad in an interview with RMC Radio on Thursday – claiming the club […]

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international news
Some Russians think Britain’s bungled Brexit is just an illusion

It’s hardly a surprise that Russian and American views of the world differ sharply. But there is one area of unexpected congruence in Moscow and Washington: Brexit. Travelling between both capitals, it is hard to tell the difference between the perplexity and even suspicion with which Britain’s ongoing and bungled departure from the EU is being […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Ministry of ICT shortlists 100 local innovators for funding

The Ministry of ICT and National Guidance has shortlisted candidates for the second phase of the National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP). NIISP is a five-year project that is being implemented by the ICT and National Guidance Ministry to offer support to local innovators and develop the local ICT innovation ecosystem. 100 candidates have been […]

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Gossip
Wendy Williams Files for Divorce from Kevin Hunter After More Than 20 Years of Marriage

The daytime talk show host filed for divorce Thursday after two decades of marriage, a source confirms to PEOPLE. “Thank you to everyone for respecting the family’s privacy during this time. Kevin is supportive of Wendy and they are working through this process together,” the personal representative for Wendy Williams told PEOPLE in a statement. […]

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international news
David Cameron’s memoir to be published in the Autumn despite Theresa May promise

David Cameron’s publisher has insisted the former PM’s long awaited memoir will be published in the autumn. It came amid reports Mr Cameron was attempting to push back publication due to a promise he made to Theresa May to hold back until Brexit was agreed. But HarperCollins insists it will publish the memoir this autumn as planned.  According […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Coup ‘not appropriate response’ to Sudan’s challenges, says AU

He said the AU’s Peace and Security Council would meet “swiftly to consider the situation and take the appropriate decisions.” The African Union on Thursday criticised the military ouster of Sudan’s veteran president Omar al-Bashir and called for calm and restraint.“The military take-over is not the appropriate response to the challenges facing Sudan and the […]

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I don’t have legs but can’t beg – Kulabako

Whereas many disabled people resign themselves to begging for handouts, Swidiq Kulabako lays bricks for a living. Although he does not have legs, he says Allah gave him strong hands so that he can work hard and look after his family. He is without normal legs but somewhat illustrates the notion that disability is not […]

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