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Trump says millions of illegal immigrants to be removed

President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally.

 “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States,” Trump tweeted, referring to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. “They will be removed as fast as they come in,” he said. He did not offer specifics.

Former Egyptian president Mursi,Muslim Brotherhood architect, buried in Cairo


Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, his son, Ahmed Mursi, said on his Facebook page on Tuesday.

The burial was attended by members of the family in Cairo’s Nasr City after authorities refused burial in Mursi’s home province of Sharqiya, Ahmed Mursi said.

Rwanda-Uganda Tension : Torture victims file a suit against Uganda

Several Rwandans who say they were illegally arrested and tortured by Ugandan security agencies are filing a lawsuit at the East African Court of Justice.

Kigali-based lawyer Richard Mugisha, of Trust Law Chambers, is representing the victims – who include a couple that welcomed their first born in a Ugandan detention facility, and another man.

How Egypt ex-President Mohamed Morsi died after court appearance

Egypt’s first democratically elected president had suffered from neglect during his nearly six years of imprisonment.6 minutes ago

State TV said former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi collapsed during his court session and died
State TV said former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi collapsed during his court session and died

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court in the capital, Cairo, according to authorities.

Bobi Wine condemns Bajjo arrest, assures supporters that he will defeat Museveni

Uganda’s pop music star turned into politician Kyadondo East MP Kyagulanyi Robert Ssentamu popularly known by his stage name Bobi Wine has reassured Ugandans on the defeat of president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni amidst intimidation and arrests. Bobi Wine in his statement after the arrest of his ‘Kyarenga’ concert promoter Mukasa Andrew commonly known as Bajjo, has condemned the act.

Bajjo was arrested after a press briefing on Saturday at Centenary Park along Jinja road in Kampala.

Lets Settle this Debate: Who is the Lazy One in Uganda, the old or the young generation? -Chris Okidi

A generation is 20 years. In Uganda there are three active generations currently and generation 2000s on final touches to arrive. The generation that controls the politics and power are those born in 1940s and 50s ( Examples are Museveni, Besigye and Amama, Mutebile and many other examples).

Those with effective control of government parastatals and other non governmental sectors and have some how failed to wrestle power from the above generation although with a few exceptions of some like Mao and Amuriat who are trying are those born in their 60s and 70s.

Fallen Rwenzururu Queen mother was an icon of peace —Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has described the deceased Rwenzururu Queen Mother Christine Biira Mukirania as an icon peace who worked tirelessly for the stability of the Rwenzori region.

Mukirania succumbed to hypertension and diabetes on Tuesday at Kilembe Mines Hospital in Kasese town.

Police CID boss Grace Akullo takes over BoU procurement investigation

The Police Criminal Investigations Director Grace Akullo has taken control of investigations on a procurement scandal involving top officials in the Central Bank.

Police Spokesperson Fred Enanga said Akullo has been assigned to ensure that the investigation is thoroughly conducted to leave no stone unturned. He did not divulge details on the scandal but hinted that several workers within the Bank of Uganda, and the Customs department at Entebbe International Airport have already been interrogated.

Why Museveni isn’t the right choice for Uganda in 2021 – Kyotera Youth on president Museveni’s candidature

Not many years ago when President Museveni was hosted by journalist Camara, he frankly said that if African countries want active leaders should be below 75 years.

This statement do make sense more especially to the young nations like Uganda where majority of the population are youth between 15-35 years.

Dr Kiyingi buys off DP/People Power agents , sets prize on Uganda’s presidency

President Museveni’s most diaspora critique a Uganda Cardiologist based in Australia Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi boosted his Uganda presidential bid in 2021 to oust president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni from power just after a couple of weeks he had announced a fresh Presidential Struggle in an audio played during the DP Block Busoga Reunion at Kakindu Studiam in Jinja on 29th May 2019.

Dr. Kiyingi the chairman of Uganda Federal Democratic Organisation (UFDO) has recruited a number of People Power coordinators, NRM ,DP die hard, and FDC mobilisers a cross the country in his newly boosted do or die campaign to defeat president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.

Petroleum Minister Gatkuoth Sacked for Corruption and Mismanagement


South Sudan’s Minister of Petroleum, Amb. Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, has been fired just in less than three years over what has surfaced as a case of corruption and mismanagement of the Ministry of “Oil”, the lifeline to the world’s youngest nation.

According to confidential reports extended to South Sudan News Now, Hon. Gatkuoth was fired while on a government mission to Nigeria after some elderly politicians, identified to be members of the Jieng Council of Elders, “pushed the president to fire Mr. Gatkuoth to teach him a lesson”

Ousted Sudan leader Bashir makes first appearance since coup


Sudan’s former-President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in a coup in April.

Mr Bashir was driven from a jail in the capital, Khartoum to the prosecutor’s office where he was read the corruption charges against him.

Israel first lady admits ,convicted for misuse of public funds


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara has admitted to the misuse of state funds and was ordered by a court to pay $15,000.

Netanyahu avoided a prison sentence after accepting a plea agreement. She had been accused of using some $100,000 in state funds on catering services at the prime minister’s residence, bypassing regulations that prohibit the practice if a cook is employed at the prime minister’s home.

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors’ ‘Underground Railroad’


A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China. While speaking to him again on the phone days later, however, she listened in horror as the safe house where her son and four other North Korean escapees were hiding was raided by Chinese authorities.

“I heard voices, someone saying ‘shut up’ in Chinese,” said the woman, who spoke on condition of anonymity to protect her son’s safety. “Then the line was cut off, and I heard later he was caught.”

NRM’s Ssewava mourns Tamale Mirundi’s daughter, calls for a quick report from Mengo Hospital

The National NRM Youth Coordinator Eng. Ssewava Mukasa Joseph mourns the daughter of the former president Museveni’s press secretary a veteran journalist ‘Tamale Mirundi’ as Ssewava calls for a quick medical report explaining the circumstances over the unbearable news surrounding the death of the young lady.

Typical African men: “Kenyan MP arrested for slapping female colleague


Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing “actual bodily harm” to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said.

In a video circulating on social media, MP Fatuma Gedi said she was walking out of the Parliament in Nairobi Thursday morning, when she met Kassim, who she says confronted her over why she did not allocate money to his constituency.