Kenya: Lawmakers Disgrace Colleague For Entering Chambers With Baby

It was a moment of disgrace and humiliation on Wednesday as Kenyan lawmaker, Zulekha Hassan was ordered out of the National Assembly for disrupting a parliamentary session. The legislator was ordered out of the Kenyan House of Representatives after she walked in with a baby. Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Chris Omulele, MP Luanda… Continue reading Kenya: Lawmakers Disgrace Colleague For Entering Chambers With Baby

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Trump banned from El-Paso

Residents in majority-Hispanic El Paso told US President Donald Trump Tuesday to stay away amid fury over his anti-immigration rhetoric as he struggles to unite the country in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings that killed 31 people. Trump is scheduled to stop off in the Texan border city where 22 died in a weekend… Continue reading Trump banned from El-Paso

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Esper Urges Japan To Join U.S.-Led Naval Mission In Gulf

Newly appointed U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper has pressured Japan to participate in a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Strait of Hormuz. “Any and every country that has an interest in freedom of navigation and freedom of commerce needs to really consider (being) involved in this type of monitoring of the strait,” Esper, who… Continue reading Esper Urges Japan To Join U.S.-Led Naval Mission In Gulf

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Obama Foundation Appoints Nigerian As President

The Obama Foundation has announced the appointment of its former deputy national security advisor for international economics and deputy director of the national economic council Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo as its first-ever president.   Obama Foundation announced Adeyemo’s appointment in a statement on its website.   Adeyemo will be in charge of the foundation’s leadership alongside… Continue reading Obama Foundation Appoints Nigerian As President

Brazil: Prisoner Who Dressed Up As Daughter To Escape Is Found Dead

Prison authorities in Brazil have found convicted drug dealer Clauvino da Silva dead in his cell, three days after an elaborate escape was foiled. Prison officials said it appeared that Silva had hanged himself. Guards on Saturday stopped Silva as he was tried walk out of the prison disguised as his teenage daughter. A video… Continue reading Brazil: Prisoner Who Dressed Up As Daughter To Escape Is Found Dead

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison Dead At 88

The Nobel Prize-winning US author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”. The Morrison family statement said the “extremely devoted mother, grandmother, and aunt” had “passed away peacefully last night [5 August] surrounded by family and friends”. “The… Continue reading Nobel Prize-Winning Author Toni Morrison Dead At 88

DR Congo: NEWS 11 Dead, Dozens Missing In Boat Accident

Eleven people have drowned and dozens are missing after a barge sank on a river in central Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said Tuesday.   Sixteen people survived the accident on the overcrowded vessel by swimming to safety on the Lukenye river, a journalist working for a local community radio told AFP.   The disaster… Continue reading DR Congo: NEWS 11 Dead, Dozens Missing In Boat Accident

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#RevolutionNow: Falz Calls For Release Of Sowore

Folarin Falana, better known as Falz, Nigerian multi-talented musician and the son of renowned lawyer and human right activist Femi Falana, has urged the federal government to listen to the voice of the masses and stop constant disregard of the loss of lives of many Nigerians. The legal practitioner turned entertainer also called for the… Continue reading #RevolutionNow: Falz Calls For Release Of Sowore

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China Rejects Currency Manipulator Label

China has outrightly rejected a U.S. decision to label it a currency manipulator, its central bank said on Tuesday. It added that Beijing has not used and will not use the yuan to cope with trade frictions with the world’s biggest economy. Designating China as a currency manipulator seriously harms international rules, the People’s Bank… Continue reading China Rejects Currency Manipulator Label