𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
🇺🇬𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫 𝐀𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐌𝐏𝐬 𝐰𝐡𝐨 𝐚𝐛𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐬 𝐝𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐬
📌Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon Anita Among has this afternoon issued a strict warning to Legislators who dodge plenary sittings. She regarded to the act as ‘misuse’ of tax payers’ money that is spent on salaries to the members, yet they continuously abscond from duty.
📌In her communication this afternoon, Speaker Among asked the Clerk to Parliament Mr. Adolf Mwesigye to keep tally of the attendance of MPs so that absentees are openly exposed to the public and consequently have action taken against them.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐤 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐠𝐧𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝟏𝟎𝟎 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝,𝐬 𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐜 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐅𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐚 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐅𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐚
📌Napak, one of Uganda’s heritage sites, has been nominated under the 100 Geological sites as one of the richest and iconic universal sources of Early Miocene, well preserved with amazing fossil, Flora and Fauna. This was at the first International Geological and Heritage sites by the International Union of Geological Sciences, in partnership with UNESCO World Heritage Center.
John Cliff Wamala quits NTV, joins Uganda Red Cross as PRO
📌NTV Uganda yet again bids farewell to one of its high-ranking journalists, John Cliff Wamala who announced he is leaving the Serena-based station after five years of reporting. Wamala who joined the Nation Media Group company in 2017 broke the news of his departure in a Monday tweet where he thanked everyone who has been part of this journey from the station to the viewers. Wamala chose to resign from NTV after landing a Public Relations Officer Job at Uganda RedCross Society where he will be replacing Ms. Irene Nakasiita.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐀𝐑𝐎 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐯𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐟𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐡𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐣𝐚
📌Scientists from the National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO) have developed bean varieties, which they say will solve the problem of hunger and malnutrition in Karamoja Sub-region. The beans are rich in iron and zinc and can be processed to make flour for porridge mixed with millet and soya bean. Dr. Stanley Nkalubo, the head of legume research at National Crops Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI), in an interview last week, noted that the 20-25% iron and zinc components in the beans make them suitable for hunger stricken regions such as Karamoja.
MPs alarmed by rising HIV/AIDS infections on islands of Buvuma and Kalangala.
📌Parliament’s Committee on Health has been apprised on the rising new HIV/AIDS infections in the island districts of Buvuma and Kalangala, which jeopardizes the dreams to have zero new infections by 2030. Dr. Rogers Besigye, the coordinator of the Rakai Health Service Program told the committee that the rise in new infections is occasioned by the difficulty in transporting antiretroviral drugs, which would suppress patients’ viral loads and therefore, curtail new infections.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐏 𝐌𝐮𝐡𝐚𝐦𝐦𝐚𝐝 𝐍𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐤𝐨 𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐬 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐆𝐏𝐒 𝐢𝐧 𝐠𝐮𝐧𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐋𝐮𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐨 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠
📌Kampala Central lawmaker Muhammad Nsereko has proposed that government considers installing Global Positioning System (GPS) chips in all guns to ease the process of tracking all persons who commit crimes with the aid of guns. Much as his proposal was not debated, Mr. Nsereko reasoned that unlike other investigative processes which mostly involve security organs physically tracking such suspects, the GPS would enable state authorities to track, trace and nab the suspects in real-time.
🇺🇬𝟑𝟎 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐨𝐥𝐝 𝐌𝐮𝐧𝐲𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐭𝐬𝐢 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝟐 𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐭𝐡𝐬 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐞𝐱𝐚𝐦 𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠
📌A 30 year old S4 candidate sitting her exams at St. Francis S.S. Kawempe has been sentenced to two months imprisonment or pay a fine of Shs200, 000. Rebecca Munyeretsi was sentenced on her own plea of guilty by the Nabweru Grade 1 Magistrate, His Worship Kibuuka Christian yesterday, 1st November 2022.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐖𝐒𝐂 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝟓𝟎 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞
📌National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has committed to expanding its services to serve all people at 100% connectivity henceforth, as they are celebrating 50 years of service. Currently, the corporation’s customer base stands at 900,000 connections, serving approximately 18 million people in 262 towns across the country.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐚 𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐚𝐭 𝐒𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐦𝐚 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐬
📌The remains of the 11 girls from Salama School of the Blind that perished in a fire last week were today morning returned to the school so they can be handed over to their parents and relatives. A funeral service for the victims was also held, led by Fr. Paul Ssebitoogo of St Paul Catholic Church, Mukono. Parents, old students and local leaders converged at the school premises for the sombre function where the State Minister for Primary Education, Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, was the chief mourner.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐫𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐮𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐢𝐥 𝐛𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐘𝐮𝐬𝐮𝐟𝐮 𝐋𝐮𝐥𝐞
📌Makerere University will on Friday officially unveil the Central Teaching Facility named after former Ugandan president Yusuf Lule. “We are thrilled to announce the official unveiling of the renamed Central Teaching Facility 2, happening on 4th November 2022,” Makerere announced in a tweet on Tuesday.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐒𝐄𝐒𝐄: 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐧𝐞-𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐛𝐨𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐨𝐬𝐭
📌President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is expected in Kasese District on 22nd December 2022 to officiate the commissioning of the One-Stop Border Post in Mpondwe-Lhubiriha Town council. The development was revealed on Tuesday by Hon. Godfrey Baluku Kabbyanga, the State Minister for ICT in charge of National Guidance during a stakeholders meeting that was held at Mpondwe One Stop Border Post. Hon. Kabbyanga noted that President Museveni has much interest in coming to Kasese to see how the business activities move at the border.
🇺🇬𝐋𝐈𝐑𝐀: 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐚𝐲 𝐚𝐭 𝐡𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐋𝐢𝐫𝐚 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐪𝐮𝐞
📌Members of the Lango Muslim Community -LMC faction who pray from Madina Faizan Mosque have resorted to praying from their homes after security forces took over the Mosque following last week’s clash. Recently, the Muslim faction based at Madina Faizan Mosque located at Lira Primary School defected to the Kibuli-led administration and those from Lira Main Mosque who subscribe to Uganda Muslim Supreme Council -UMSC Old Kampala clashed at Faizan Mosque when the later went to install a new imam. Security had to heavily deploy to quell the situation, eventually closing down the mosque.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐔𝐊𝐔𝐍𝐆𝐈𝐑𝐈: 𝐎𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟒𝟎 𝐏𝟕 𝐜𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐜 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦 𝐢𝐧 𝐏𝐋𝐄 𝐄𝐱𝐚𝐦𝐬
📌The Rukungiri municipal councilor for kanyinya Ward in Rukungiri Municipality Hon. Turyamubona Gideon yesterday donated scholastic materials to P7 candidates of Kitaziguruka and Christian primary school Marumba to assist them in the forthcoming PLE exams. The donated items were mathematical sets, pens and pencils worth Shs. 500,000.While handing over the donated items , Hon. Gideon said that his main reason of this donation is aiming at supporting the education sector, giving back to the community and wishing success to P7 candidates of both schools.
🇺🇬𝐖𝐀𝐊𝐈𝐒𝐎: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐨𝐮𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐮𝐠𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐯𝐞 𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐮𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐤
📌Namanve police arrested serial thugs terrorizing Namanve Industrial Park on 1st November 2022. OC Namanve Police ASP Akide N. confirmed that, a one Ssemugenyi Patrick on police wanted list was arrested during a joint security operation of village leaders and police conducted in Namanve Industrial area.
🇺🇬𝐎𝐌𝐎𝐑𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐛𝐮𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐬 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐦 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐬, 𝐭𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬’ 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐞 𝐚𝐭 𝐀𝐝𝐚𝐤 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐋𝐚𝐤𝐰𝐚𝐲𝐚 𝐒𝐮𝐛-𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌Lakwaya Sub-county leaders said, government has built two classroom blocks and teachers’ house at Adak Primary School in Adak village, Lukwir Parish. Others projects include; a kitchen and two latrine blocks with five stances with funding from NUDILL and USAID. The school head teacher revealed construction work has reached the roofing stage.
🇺🇬𝐈𝐒𝐈𝐍𝐆𝐈𝐑𝐎: 𝐏𝐃𝐌 𝐒𝐀𝐂𝐂𝐎𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐯𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐬
📌Isingiro District Commercial Officer directed Parish Chiefs, Town Agents and all Parish Development Committee chairpersons to elect vetting committees. In the 31st November 2022 letter, Patrick Musinguzi instructed PDM SACCOs to elect vetting committees in a special general meeting on 3rd and or 4th November 2022.
📌The meetings will also issue expression of interest forms to be filled by the Board and supervisory Committee members to fill and return them to the chairperson Vetting Committee for approval.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐎𝐊𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐦 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐭 𝐁𝐮𝐤𝐚𝐦𝐚 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐢𝐧 𝐈𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨𝐫𝐨𝐫𝐨 𝐓𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥
📌The head teacher Bukama Primary School, Kitoro cell in Ishongororo Town Council appreciated government for constructing a four classrooms block at the school. He noted that construction work by Sultan Engineering and Construction Limited has reached the completion stage.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐘𝐄𝐍𝐉𝐎𝐉𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐛𝐢𝐜𝐲𝐜𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐯𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐠𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐋.𝐂. 𝐈𝐈 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌According to the memo issued by the CAO Kyenjojo, government donated bicycles to all villages and L.C. II chairpersons to facilitate their movements during service delivery. The memo told the chairperson to pick their bicycles at the district headquarters on Wednesday 2nd November 2022.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐔𝐊𝐎𝐍𝐎: 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐲𝐬 𝐩𝐥𝐲𝐰𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐠𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐚 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝, 𝐍𝐚𝐠𝐨𝐣𝐣𝐞 𝐒𝐮𝐛 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐲
📌Residents at Namugongo cell in Nagojje Sub County have said fire caught plywood factory and destroyed properties around 6:00am on 2nd November 2022. Police is yet to issue a statement about the cause of the fire.
🌍𝐊𝐄𝐍𝐘𝐀: 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚’𝐬 𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐟𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐞 𝐭𝐮𝐬𝐤𝐞𝐝 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐝𝐢𝐞𝐬
📌Dida, an elephant in Kenya believed to have been Africa’s largest female tusker, has died of old age.
Famed for her long tusks and popular with tourists, the majestic matriarch was aged between 60 and 65 years, well beyond the average life expectancy for an elephant in the wild.
🌍𝐄𝐀𝐂 𝐂𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐟 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐚𝐧 𝐮𝐫𝐠𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐦𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐑 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐨 𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐬
📌The President of Burundi, who is also East African Community (EAC) chairperson, Evariste Ndayishimiye has held a telephone conversation with President Yoweri Museveni over the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) crisis. According to Burundi government spokesperson Alain-Diomede Nzeyimana, the Burundian leader also held telephone conversations with other EAC leaders on the DRC crisis, including Rwanda President Paul Kagame and Felix Tshisekedi of DR Congo.
🌍𝐃𝐄𝐍𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐊: 𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐞-𝐥𝐞𝐟𝐭 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜 𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐬 𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐰 𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐧𝐚𝐢𝐥-𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐯𝐨𝐭𝐞
📌Denmark’s centre-left bloc led by Mette Frederiksen, the Social Democratic incumbent prime minister, has won a one-seat majority in a nail-biter of a general election.
Frederiksen’s five-party “red” coalition looked set to lose its majority as vote counting wore on throughout Tuesday evening, but as the last votes were tallied, it eked out the 87 seats it needed in mainland Denmark.
🌍𝐈𝐑𝐀𝐍: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐨 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐰𝐬 𝐩𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐛𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐨𝐧𝐞
📌Police in Iran have launched an investigation after a video showed riot police repeatedly kicking and then shooting a man on social media on Tuesday. The two-minute clip was posted, in the seventh week of the protests that erupted across Iran after the death of a young woman in custody.
🌍𝐔𝐒: 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝟐𝟎 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐥𝐥-𝐟𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐥𝐞 𝐈𝐒𝐈𝐋 𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭
📌A US judge has sentenced a Kansas woman who led an all-female ISIL (ISIS) battalion in Syria to the maximum sentence of 20 years in jail, after Allison Fluke-Ekren pleaded guilty to “terrorism” charges earlier this year.
During a hearing in federal court in northern Virginia on Tuesday, Fluke-Ekren said in a lengthy speech that she took responsibility for her actions but spent most of the time rationalizing and minimizing her conduct.
🌍𝐔𝐊: 𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐡-𝐄𝐠𝐲𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐤𝐞
📌Prominent jailed Egyptian activist Alaa Abd el-Fattah has begun a full hunger strike ahead of the COP27 climate summit, as supporters say he will be either dead or free when world leaders convene in Sharm el-Sheikh next week.
Abd el-Fattah said in a letter to his family that he would start a zero-calories hunger strike on Tuesday and stop drinking water from 6th November 2022, when global climate talks are set to kick off in the Red Sea town.
🇺🇬𝐄𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐎𝐏𝐈𝐀: 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐬𝐚𝐲𝐬 𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐞 𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐩𝐨𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞
📌Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says there is “heavy foreign interference” in the continuing talks between the government and Tigray administration but remains hopeful a peace pact will be reached. He said Ethiopians can solve their matters despite international pressure for a ceasefire.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐍: 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝐝𝐞𝐡𝐮𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐳𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐦𝐢𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐄𝐮𝐫𝐨𝐩𝐞
📌UN rights experts decried the lack of accountability for the “stark dehumanization of African migrants” after many were killed trying to cross from Morocco to Spain in June.
The incident happened on 24th June 2022, when around 2,000 people, mostly Sudanese nationals tried to enter the Spanish enclave, marking one of the deadliest attempted crossings in years.
🌍𝐂𝐀𝐑: 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐡𝐮𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲
📌A UN-backed court in the Central African Republic convicted three militiamen of crimes against humanity and handed them jail from 20 years to life.
Issa Sallet Adoum, Ousman Yaouberms rangia and Tahir Mahamat were accused of taking part in an attack by the 3R armed group in May 2019 in which 46 villagers in northwest CAR were massacred.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐮𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐚 𝐭𝐨 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐀𝐟𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧, 𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐫𝐬
📌The Russian President has told the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Russia is now willing to supply African countries with free grain and fertilizers. Vladimir Putin made this revelation yesterday 1st November 2022 in a telephone interview where the Turkish President expressed concern over Russia’s decision to close the Black Sea corridor created for the exportation of Ukraine grain.