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Kenya: Jubilee party just a few inches from crumbling

Kenya: Jubilee party just a few inches from crumbling

In Kenyan political history, no political party has survived split when it goes through hard times, most specifically, internal wrangles since Independence. Going by history, Jubilee, Kenyan ruling party has minimal chances of survival, following squabbles from within for more than a year.  The once united and popular party across the country of late has become a battleground as members tear each other in public. On September 7, 2016, President Uhuru Kenyatta’s party The National Alliance (TNA), Deputy President William Ruto’s the United Republican Party (URP) and other small parties... ...
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Zimbabwe’s former director arrested over graft

Zimbabwe’s former director arrested over graft

Zimbabwe’s newly constituted anti-corruption commission on Tuesday nabbed former Principal Director Monitoring and Evaluation in the office of the President and Cabinet Douglas Tapfuma on allegations of engaging in corruption. Tapfuma is accused of importing illegally a fleet of vehicles purported to belong to the government. According to state-owned daily the Herald, Mr Tapfuma misused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s name and letters from the President’s office to import vehicles for himself, friends and relatives without paying duties. The paper further reported that the same letters were used to evade paying entrance... ...
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Rwandese urged to use family planning methods

Rwandese urged to use family planning methods

Amid the rise of the number of people in Rwanda, parents, especially those in rural areas, are being implored to use the modern family planning methods to control the rising population. Speaking over the weekend at Ngagatare in Eastern Province of Rwanda, speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Donatile Mukabalisa said it is high time parents embraced family planning programmes to control high birth rate. She urged dads and mums to only sire the number of children they can take care of without a struggle. Mukabalisa explained to the locals... ...
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Masquerading Kenyan gospel artists

Masquerading Kenyan gospel artists

Masquerading Kenyan gospel artists Kenya is a country marred with controversies from the top leadership to the grassroots. It is hard to separate Kenyans from polemic. The two are like a person and his shadow, which are inseparable. This article is mainly focusing on the rot in the gospel industry. Gospel songs are no longer noble and upright the way they used to be instead they have become disreputable and shameful. The industry has been hijacked by wolves in sheepskin. The life they live behind the scene is far off... ...
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The Office of the Prosecutor issues its Strategic Plan for 2019-2021

The Office of the Prosecutor issues its Strategic Plan for 2019-2021

The Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “The Court”) is pleased to publish its Strategic Plan for 2019-2021, following consultations, including with States Parties and civil society. The Office has been closely assessing and taking stock of its performance, including internal and external factors that act as either drivers or inhibitors of that performance.  With the new Strategic Plan, the Office will build on the strengths of the previous Strategic Plan (2016-2018), by continuing with investigative and prosecutorial approaches that have produced results in court,... ...
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Uganda: Killers plead guilty to manslaughter

Uganda: Killers plead guilty to manslaughter

By Samuel Ouma |@journalist_27 Two men alleged to have murdered a motorist rider in Mengo, Kampala have confessed of having committed the act. Appearing before Mengo Court Grade one Magistrate, the suspects identified as John Mugisha and his accomplice Patrick Sekyema admitted to having slain Derrick Mulindwa. The culprits were arrested after police launched a manhunt following a video that went viral on social media showing the dreadful murder.  They were captured on a CCTV camera at the scene of the incident. In the footage, the duo first surveyed the... ...
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Uganda: Pop star Bobi Wine to run against President Museveni in 2021

Uganda: Pop star Bobi Wine to run against President Museveni in 2021

In what many Ugandans have described as long-expected news, Ugandan pop star-turned-politician and opposition MP Bobi Wine has officially announced his intention to contest for president in the 2021 election. He is expected to run against the incumbent President Yoweri Museveni from the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. “On behalf of the people of Uganda I am challenging you to a free and fair election in 2021,” Bobi Wine announced in Kampala, Uganda. Mr Museveni has been in power for 33 years. The 37-year-old Bobi Wine (born... ...
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Latest Kata Kata Cartoon Magazine: Vol. 5 Issue 22

Latest Kata Kata Cartoon Magazine: Vol. 5 Issue 22

Read the latest issue of Kata Kata Cartooon Magazine PLUS more than 500 other captivating magazines on magzter, the world largest digital newsstand. Check out: Page 6. HEALTH: Why Your Body Needs A Good And Adequate Sleep Page 9. CARTOONS: Nza, The Sleepwalker Page 16. FASHION: Help! I Want A Perfect First Date Page 18. BEAUTY: Tooth Whitening Gives You That Confident Smile Page 19. INTERIOR: How To Create More Space In Your Small Bedroom Page 22. TECHNOLOGY: Who Is Who In The 5G War Page 24: LITERARY CORNER: Movies,... ...
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Ongwen case: ICC Appeals Chamber confirms the Trial Chamber’s decision on motions requesting dismiss of the charges

Ongwen case: ICC Appeals Chamber confirms the Trial Chamber’s decision on motions requesting dismiss of the charges

Today, 17 July 2019, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (« ICC » or « Court ») delivered its judgment unanimously rejecting the appeal of Mr Dominic Ongwen and consequently confirming Trial Chamber IX’s decision of 7 March 2019, entitled ‘Decision on Defence Motions Alleging Defects in the Confirmation Decision’. Judge Luz del Carmen Ibáñez Carranza, presiding in this appeal, read a summary of the judgment in open court. Trial Chamber IX had rejected, on 7 March 2019, four defence motions alleging defects in the confirmation of charges decision and requesting that... ...
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Turin Here I Come: De Ligt arrives in Turin to finalise Juventus Transfer

Turin Here I Come: De Ligt arrives in Turin to finalise Juventus Transfer

It has, indeed, become a reality that Ajax captain, Matthijs de Ligt, will be playing for Juventus for next season. This has been confirmed with the arrival of the 19-year-old Dutch sensation on Tuesday night in Turin, where he is expected to complete his 70 million euro move to the Italian giants Juventus. The Dutch football star who became a hot cake of late, following his impressive defensive skill, and the ability to score from a header, was being chased after by many reputable clubs in Europe before he eventually... ...
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