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Watford halt Liverpool’s unbeaten league run

Watford halt Liverpool’s unbeaten league run

Liverpool’s attempt to end the season without losing a match was dealt a devastating blow on Saturday after a 3-0 defeat by Watford. After going 27 league matches undefeated – 26 wins and just one draw – the reigning European Champions could not fulfil their dream of setting the new record for most consecutive premier league wins. Sadly Liverpool were just one match shy of setting the record, but Watford, 17th in the Premier league table with just 27 points in 28 games, stole Liverpool’s dream. Two goals from Senegal... ...
KVAN: The Rising Star to Watch.

KVAN: The Rising Star to Watch.

There is an African proverb which says a chick that will grow into a rooster can be spotted the very day it hatches. This adage hardly fits no one more than a young talent from Uganda, who has been working tirelessly, using music, to make the world a better place. KVAN (born Khabuya Vanessa Marion) is an inspirational rising star to watch.  Yes, the shining star that could bring some light to the near-darkness. For sure, the 22-year-old musician-cum social activist has everything needed to land her in the centre... ...
Why the USA and Nigeria speak the same language and understand each other.

Why the USA and Nigeria speak the same language and understand each other.

Who could argue that the USA and Nigeria, the “giant of Africa” speak the same language? Hardly, anyone. Right? After all, they both speak English. Yes, the American and Nigerian English. So arguably, no one doubts whether Nigeria actually understood her US counterpart, when the world super-power recently imposed visa restrictions on Nigeria and five other countries, namely, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania. The USA cited the failure of the affected countries to meet US security and information-sharing standards, as the reason the ban. It is an open secret... ...
Kata Kata ‘s brand Ambassador Liam Katabira (8) publishes his amazing stories.

Kata Kata ‘s brand Ambassador Liam Katabira (8) publishes his amazing stories.

In our efforts to stimulate kids to become talented writers and devoted readers, Kata Kata Cartoon magazine has recently published two interesting stories, written by its brand Ambassador Liam Katabira.  The two published stories titled The Dark well and The Artman are some of the many captivating tales written by the eight-year-old Liam Katabira, who is now busy visiting many schools in Uganda to encourage other children to devote more time to reading and writing because, accordingly to him, “reading and writing make you to be aware of your environment.”  That says it all.... ...
The ICC Chief Prosecutor’s  Statement  on the Venezuela situation

The ICC Chief Prosecutor’s Statement on the Venezuela situation

On 13 February 2020, I received a referral from the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (“Venezuela”) regarding the situation in its own territory, in accordance with its prerogatives as a State Party to the Rome Statute (the “Statute”). Pursuant to article 14(1) of the Statute of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”), the referring State requests the Prosecutor to initiate an investigation into crimes against humanity allegedly committed on the territory of Venezuela, with the view to determining whether one or more persons should be charged... ...
15-Year old Queen of Katwe Star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies of brain tumour

15-Year old Queen of Katwe Star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies of brain tumour

Nikita Pearl Waligwa, the talented star of the film Queen of Katwe has succumbed to a brain tumour at the ripe age of 15. Nikita died in hospital in Kampala on Sunday after battling with a brain tumour, which had been first diagnosed in 2016 but was thought to have been successfully treated. She became prominent after starring in the 2016 film Queen of Katwe which was based on the true-life story of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan chess genius from the country’s slum. Waligwa played the role of Gloria, Phiona’s... ...
ICC Chief Prosecutor’s Statement on the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers

ICC Chief Prosecutor’s Statement on the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers

This International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers serves as a bleak reminder that around the world today, girls and boys in their tens of thousands are still being forced to fight and die as soldiers in wars. Children should have no part in armed conflict. Today, and every day, we must reinforce our collective resolve for urgent action to eradicate the practice and its horrendous consequences. In July 1998, the international community reaffirmed its commitment to put an end to impunity for atrocity crimes, including those perpetrated against... ...
Breaking News: Sudan agrees to hand over ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the ICC

Breaking News: Sudan agrees to hand over ex-president Omar al-Bashir to the ICC

In what could be seen as the turning point in the revolution that led to the overthrow of Omar al-Bashir’s brutal regime in Sudan, the country’s rulers have agreed to hand over the ex-president, to the International Criminal Court  (ICC) The decision to hand over dictator Omar al-Bashir, who was removed from power in April last year, after 30 years of brutality, genocide, oppression and excessive human rights abuses, came as a result of peace talks between Sudan’s government and Darfur based rebel groups. Ex-president Omar al-Bashir, indicted by the... ...
Football and the Introduction of the VAR Technology

Football and the Introduction of the VAR Technology

There is no doubt that football is the most popular and engaging sport in the world today. It is a sport that hardly knows segregation boundaries. Globally, football has proved a uniting force in many countries, irrespective of gender, colour, ethnicity, religious differences. However, because of the sentiments, many football lovers attach to the sport, it can equally cause unexpected emotional responses or even violence when certain decisions are not well made in the game. Think about wrong bookings, neglected goals or fouls, wrong red or yellow cards, etc. These... ...
Malawi: Cancellation of Presidential election “birth” or  “death of democracy”?

Malawi: Cancellation of Presidential election “birth” or “death of democracy”?

Following the annulment on Monday, of the result of the last May election in Malawi, where the incumbent President Peter Mutharika was declared the winner, Mr Mutharika has labelled the verdict of the country’s Constitutional Court as the beginning of the “death of Malawi’s democracy”. The decision of the Constitutional Court was based on its findings, which made the court declare the final results of the election unreliable and corrupt. The judges of the court cited vote-tampering and the use of correction fluid to alter the results of the election... ...