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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.

Corruption : Wife of president Grace Mugabe, owns 16 farms


Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwe former president Robert Mugabe, owns 16 farms, in what is against the country’s land policy which allows ownership of one farm per family.

This was revealed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa during a radio interview in Harare on Friday.

Field Mashal Hafter airstrike on Tajoura, Tripoli kill 9


One person was killed and nine others were wounded – including a child and two women – in airstrikes carried out by Khalifa Haftar’s forces on Tajoura, eastern Tripoli.

Eyewitnesses said Saturday that the airstrikes nearby the National Heart Center in Tajoura caused considerable damage to civilian houses, and car accidents on the road due to the panic caused by the bombing.

Al Shabab roadside bomb kills 11 police officers in east Kenya


At least eight Kenyan police officers have died after their car hit a roadside bomb near the Somali border.

Eleven people were in the car when it hit the device in east Wajir county. The fate of the others is unclear.

Bruised Hong Kong’s Lam caves to pressure on extradition bill


With an escalating U.S. trade war, a faltering economy and tensions in the South China Sea vexing her bosses in Beijing, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared in no mood to compromise on a planned extradition law at recent meetings, according to foreign envoys and business people who met with her. Some of the people at those meetings in recent weeks pointed to media reports that even Hong Kong’s usually reticent judges were worried about the proposed law which threatened to send people for trial in mainland China for the first time.

But Lam bluntly dismissed concerns about a Chinese justice system that is widely criticized for forced confessions, arbitrary detentions and one-sided trials, saying judges were not supposed to speak.

Sad: Tamale Mirundi’s daughter dies while giving birth at Mengo Hospital

Former president press secretary a veteran journalist Tamale Mirundi’s daughter, Monica Namatovu has passed on while giving birth at Mengo Hospital.

Mirundi Namatovu is Tamale Mirundi’s mother thus, the veteran journalist gave his mother’s name to his daughter to show love to his mother.

Why Gen. Muhoozi Kainerugaba is the likely next Uganda President after Y K. Museveni

Lieutenant General Muhoozi Keinerugaba was born on 24th April 1974 in Dar es salaam Tanzania during Idi Amin Ddaada regime. Keinerugaba is the first son of Uganda’s president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (74) who has ruled Uganda since 1986, and Janate Museveni. Keinerugaba attended schools in Tanzania, he went to Mount Kenya Academy in Nyeri and to Sweden. When his father captured power in 1986 he attended Kampala Parents Primary school, Kings College Buddo shortly and after to St. Mary’s Kisubi. He graduated in 1994.

Top DP/People Power Women that will give NRM headache come 2021 elections

Come 2021 parliamentary and general elections Ugandans shall go to polls to vote for their preferred candidates in various elective posts being competed for by various political parties and independent candidates among which has become competitive the women positions. DP women leaders are poised to defeat NRM members come 2021

Bobi Wine former Political opponent ‘Apollo Kantinti’ ill, in a critical condition

The former Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Apollo Kantinti has been hospitalised in a critical condition, Whisper Eye  exclusively reports.

The former FDC lawmaker, who fell ill last week is reportedly admitted at a private hospital in Kampala.

Our sources confirmed that the former MP fell ill amidst deteriorating financial situation ever since he lost elections to Bobi Wine in 2017 .

Crucify the corrupt in Kenya


During the trial of Jesus Christ just before his crucifixion, Pontius Pilate gave the people a choice between Jesus the Messiah and Barabbas, a notorious thief and murderer.

“Which of the two do you want me to release to you”, he asked. “Barabbas”, the crowd shouted in unison. Pilate then asked, “What shall I do with Jesus, the Messiah?” The crowd shouted, “Crucify him!”.

The Old Guard have turned into brutal oppressors of Youngest Country


South Sudan was born amid great hope but has since descended into war. It will take a new generation of leaders to make it a successful state

The euphoric birth of the world’s newest state was celebrated around the world. “A proud flag flies over Juba,” declared U.S. President Barack Obama, “and the map of the world has been redrawn.”