Author: Namwanja Peter

EAST AFRICA NEWS
Defiant Nandi Governor to face charges after spending night in police cell

NAIROBI, Kenya Jun 11 – Defiant Nandi Governor Stephen Sang is expected in court this morning after spending the night at the Kisumu Central police station. “The Governor is being questioned over the crime he committed with a view of taking legal action against him,” the police chief told journalists on Monday night outside the […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
Knife-wielding man shot, injured while trying to enter State House, Nairobi

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 11- A 25- year-old man was on Monday evening shot and seriously injured while trying to gain entry to State House, Nairobi. “It is true there was a man shot and he is in hospital,” one senior police officer told Capital FM News, “he had tried to gain entry to State House […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
By constructing dam at Murchison falls, gov’t is biting fingers that feed it-Tour operators say

The Association of Uganda Tour Operators (AUTO) has said it would be a silly decision by the government to construct a dam at the Murchison Falls in Kiryandongo district. Addressing a news conference on Tuesday at Hotel Africana, AUTO chairperson, Everest Kayondo said the mere thinking of developing a dam at falls is an abomination […]

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EAST AFRICA NEWS
If I were Justice Bamugemereire, I would resign because of the Kamanyiiro

The week got off to an ironical start after it emerged that four soldiers who fended off officials from the Land Inquiry from accessing a controversial piece of land were rewarded with medals. Before they could proceed further, a group of soldiers intercepted them and a bitter exchange ensued. One of the soldiers even cocked […]

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world news
Hundreds of North Korean ‘execution sites’ identified, human rights group says

A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty.  The report by the Seoul-based Transitional Justice Working Group also documented 25 sites where bodies were allegedly disposed of and a number of locations said to hold […]

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Africa
Botswana High Court decriminalises homosexuality

Gaborone, Botswana, Jun 11 – Botswana’s High Court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, on Tuesday, ruled in favor of decriminalizing homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country’s 1965 penal code. In a courtroom packed with activists, the judge emphasized that the current laws oppressed a minority of the population. “There’s nothing reasonable in discriminating,” he said. “We […]

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Premier League
Emmanuel Eboue recalls heartbreaking lie he told his children over career decline

Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue admits the decline of his career forced him to lie to his children. Eboue lifted the lid on his riches-to-rags story in an exclusive interview with Mirror Sport in January 2018. The 36-year-old admitted he had been driven to the brink of suicide due to his financial problems. Eboue left Arsenal in 2011 […]

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Business
KRA playing catch-up ahead of 2019/2020 Budget reading

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 11- Cabinet Secretary Treasury Henry Rotich will present the 2019/2020 budget beginning July to the country on Thursday at 3 pm. Education, Energy, Infrastructure and Information, Communication and Technology, Public Administration and International Relations, Governance, Justice, Law, and Order and National Security are some of the sectors predicted to receive large pieces […]

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Entertainment
Notorious BIG: Part of New York street renamed Christopher Wallace Way

Part of a New York City street has been named after murdered rapper Notorious BIG. The hip hop star’s mother, Voletta Wallace, and rapper Lil’ Kim gathered with fans to mark the naming of Christopher “Notorious BIG” Wallace Way in Brooklyn on Monday. BIG, born Christopher Wallace and also known as Biggie Smalls, was born […]

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Entertainment
Kim Kardashian shares first photo of baby Psalm

Kim Kardashian West has shared her first photo of a new baby son Psalm, her fourth child with husband Kanye West. The baby boy arrived last month and is the couple’s second child to be born via a surrogate Kardashian West captioned the picture with just his name, Psalm Ye. Kanye West has previously nicknamed himself Ye, and it […]

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