𝐄𝐗𝐏𝐋𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐑 𝐍𝐄𝐖𝐒 𝐑𝐎𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐔𝐏
𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟑, 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
🇺🇬𝐄𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐚 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐉𝐢𝐧𝐣𝐚, 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐏𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐃𝐞𝐚𝐝
📌 Health Minister, Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero on Sunday confirmed a case of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Jinja District. The Jinja case is in Buyengo Sub County’s Kayalwe B Village. The second case is related to a probable Ebola death. The deceased had left Rubaga for Jinja before dying on November 3, 2022. He infected his brother who has also since passed on and was laid to rest on Saturday, 12th November 2022. For any suspected cases, call toll free number (0800299000).
🇺🇬𝐌𝐓𝐍 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐧 𝐀𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐄𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐎𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫 (𝐀𝐄𝐎)
📌MTN Uganda has been awarded a certificate of recognition from the Uganda Revenue Authority granting it special customs status as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO). AEOs are businesses certified by customs administrations to do self-assessments in compliance with customs rules, under the World Customs Organisation supply chain security standards.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐅, 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟔𝟐𝟏 𝐠𝐮𝐧𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐨𝐣𝐚
📌Micheal Longole, the Karamoja Regional Police spokesperson stated that 621 firearms were recovered using several approaches including cordon and search operations, direct contact between the forces and rustlers, and intelligence-led operations.
🇺🇬𝐂𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐝 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚’𝐬 𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐑𝐞𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 𝐆𝐥𝐨𝐛𝐚𝐥 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐅𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬
📌Centenary Bank has been named Uganda’s Best Retail Bank 2022 in the just-announced Global Banking and Finance Awards ran by the UK-based Global Banking and Finance Review. The bank was recognised for its innovative leadership and use of technology to enhance financial inclusion.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐅 𝐭𝐨 𝐞𝐧𝐝 𝐡𝐮𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫 𝐛𝐲 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝟔 𝐬𝐪𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐳𝐞
📌 According to the Minister of Defense and Veteran Affairs, Vincent Bamulangaki Ssempija, the Uganda People’s Defense Forces have embarked on a campaign to end food insecurity in the country. The force under the chieftaincy of production and welfare planted over 6 square miles of Maize at the army farm in Kyangwali Sub County, Kikuube District.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐛𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐩 𝐊𝐚𝐳𝐢𝐢𝐦𝐛𝐚 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐒𝐞𝐛𝐞𝐢 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥 𝐨𝐟 𝐍𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐌𝐢𝐝𝐰𝐢𝐟𝐞𝐫𝐲
📌The Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, the Most Rev Stephen Samuel Kaziimba Mugalu hailed Rotarian Kyeswa and Caroly for establishing a huge investment to train Nurses and Midwives in Sebei Diocese on Saturday, while presiding over the official opening of Sebei School of Nursing and Midwifery which is located at the Diocesan Headquarters in Kokwomurya.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐚𝐬𝐚𝐤𝐚 𝐂𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐚𝐫𝐤 𝐨𝐧 𝐮𝐩𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐬
📌Authorities in Masaka have embarked on upgrading roundabouts on the major roads in the city. During an interview on Saturday, the Masaka City Mayor, Ms. Florence Namayanja revealed that they have already entered a partnership with Capital Outdoor Advertising Company, to remodel the roundabouts starting with the Nyendo Roundabout, which is the gateway to Masaka City.
🇺🇬𝟏𝟐 𝐟𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐜𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐌𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐞 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐭
📌Twelve families in Busano and Bungoko sub-counties in Mbale district are homeless following landslides that destroyed their homes, crops, and animals. Jonathan Wandeka Wambwa, the LC 3 Chairperson of Busano sub-county says that the landslide occurred on Saturday afternoon following heavy rains that pounded the area for over five hours.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐠𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐬 𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐠𝐨 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐝𝐞𝐭𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐟𝐚𝐤𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭𝐬
📌In a bid to protect the agricultural sector from substandard and fake inputs, government through its development partners have conducted training of all agricultural inspectors and agricultural police officers in detecting harmful products which have flooded the market recently. This training followed a study by “Feed the Future” which is a United States government global hunger and food security initiative aimed at establishing the knowledge, attitudes and practices of all stakeholders in the agricultural sector.
🇺🇬𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐢𝐦 𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐥 𝐝𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐢𝐛𝐮𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐥𝐦𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝟏𝟎𝟎 𝐛𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬
📌Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has distributed zakat (alms) to over 100 several beneficiaries. While presiding over the event held at Old Kampala Mosque, the Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje noted that the act is one of divine ways that cleanse someone’s wealth, and yields blessings for one who offers it.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐛𝐚𝐛𝐚 𝐬𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐭’𝐬 𝟓𝟎𝐭𝐡 𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲
📌St. Mary’s National Major Seminary marked its golden jubilee on Saturday in Ggaba, Kampala. The function was graced by the Papal Nuncio to Uganda, Archbishop Luigi Bianco, other members of the clergy, papal knights and dames, and dignitaries from around the world. Other high-profile people who attended the celebration included Buganda Kingdom’s prime minister Charles Peter Mayiga and former Chief Justice Bart Katureebe.
🇺🇬𝐑𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐔𝐏𝐃𝐅 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐨𝐫𝐬𝐞 𝐏𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐌𝐮𝐬𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐢 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟔
📌A number of retired Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) officers under veterans and local leaders from Kiruhura district have endorsed President Yoweri Museveni as the sole candidate for the 2026 presidential elections. The move was raised by Philip Kamugungunu, the founding LCV chairman for Kirihura district, at a ceremony that was organised by Kiruhura Young Revolutionary Cadres, where they were awarding individuals that have contributed to the growth and development of the district.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐩𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐟𝐥𝐨𝐨𝐝𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐢𝐭’𝐬 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝟏𝟎 𝐝𝐚𝐲𝐬
📌Government through the National Metrological Authority on friday warned the public to brace for floods and mudslides in different parts of the country as it is expected to rain consecutively for the next 10 days. According to the authority, the rainfall forecast for this period indicates that substantial rainfall activity is expected to continue in areas found in the southwestern (Kigezi and Ankole sub regions), the Rwenzori sub region, the Bunyoro sub region, Central, Lake Victoria basin, Lake Kyoga basin, West Nile and Acholi sub region.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐃𝐀 𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐞𝐬 𝟗 𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐬, 𝟏𝟑 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐬𝐰𝐨𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭 𝐩𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐰
📌According to Samuel Kyomukama, the National Drug Authority head of operations, NDA and police concluded the 14 days enforcement operation in eastern region which saw nine pharmacies closed and 13 people jailed in the districts of Pallisa, Busia, Tororo, Bududa, Kapchorwa, and Mbale city.
🇺🇬𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐮𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐡 𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐅𝐮𝐧𝐝 (𝐏𝐑𝐅)
📌Government has issued out guidelines that will be followed for one to access PRF. Officials for Parish Revolving Fund (PRF) guided that it is meant to finance agri-based enterprises established by the subsistence households farmers involved in fish farming, piggery, poultry, dairy cows, coffee and fruits and any other selected enterprise in accordance to PDM pillars and guidelines.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐆𝐀𝐆𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐞𝐬 𝐚 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐭𝐨𝐥𝐥 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐧𝐮𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟎𝟖𝟎𝟎𝟑𝟐𝟎𝟑𝟐𝟎 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐮𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐬
📌Government through the Minister for Presidency Rt. Hon. Milly Babalanda introduced a new 24 hours active toll free number 0800320320 for reporting corruption cases. While officiating the line in Agago district, Babalanda noted that government is determined to fight corruption and what is lacking is the local people’s tip offs, who are the eyes of the government, to constantly report any form of corruption tendencies and poor service delivery in their respective local areas.
🇺🇬𝐀𝐆𝐀𝐆𝐎: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐞𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐍𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐
📌According to the Chief Administrative Officer Mr. Olaya Stephen, government workers are to receive their salaries this month of November 2022 and the names of Parish chiefs/Town agents have already been uploaded onto the payroll. Olaya also cautioned all government workers who abandoned work because of delayed payment to come back or else they won’t receive their pay.
🇺🇬𝐍𝐄𝐁𝐁𝐈: 𝐆𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐭𝐰𝐨 𝐰𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐃𝐚𝐦𝐬
📌Government in conjunction with a local non-government organization, Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative have constructed two water dams in Pamora upper parish, Ayombra village and Paminya lower parish, Ondwong village. Residents appreciated the construction of the dams and said it will help in irrigating their crops thus increasing food production.
🇺🇬𝐊𝐀𝐓𝐀𝐊𝐖𝐈: 𝐔𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐉𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐞 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭 𝐚 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐬𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐨𝐥
📌During the commissioning of Ongongoja secondary school that was constructed by the Ugandan and Japanese government, the vice president of Uganda Hon. Jessica Alupo, who was also the chief guest applauded the two governments for constructing a two block school worth Ugx299 million stating that this will improve the education standards in the area.
🇺🇬𝐌𝐀𝐒𝐀𝐊𝐀: 𝐃𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐲𝐞𝐝 𝐠𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐣𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐬 𝐢𝐫𝐤 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐄𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠
📌The State Minister for Economic Monitoring, Beatrice Akello has decried delays in the completion of different projects where the government injected huge sums of money in Masaka City. Some of the incomplete projects include the Masaka Central Market, the Regional Veterinary lab and the multi-billion Child and Maternity Complex at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital.
🌍𝐈𝐕𝐎𝐑𝐘 𝐂𝐎𝐀𝐒𝐓: 𝐂𝐨𝐜𝐨𝐚 𝐟𝐚𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐟𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐮𝐧𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐜𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐜𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐩 𝐲𝐢𝐞𝐥𝐝𝐬
📌The unpredictable change in rain patterns has affected cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast, which is the world’s top cocoa producer. The cooperative that helps farmers bring their crops to markets, stated that small-scale cocoa producers are hurting because of climate change. Ivory Coast produces almost half the world’s supply of the raw ingredient used in chocolate.
🌍𝐃𝐑𝐂: 𝐅𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐭 𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐨𝐟 𝐊𝐞𝐧𝐲𝐚𝐧 𝐭𝐫𝐨𝐨𝐩𝐬 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲
📌The first batch of Kenyan soldiers landed in the city of Goma in eastern DRC on Saturday to join the DRC army in fighting the M23 rebels in North Kivu Province. They were welcomed by local dignitaries and Congolese forces in the region.
🌍𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐃: 𝟔𝟐𝟏 𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐎𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐛𝐞𝐫 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐬
📌The Chad public prosecutor, Moussa Wade Djibrine, announced that 621 people, including 83 minors, have been arrested in the country since the violently repressed opposition protests in October, against the extension of two years in power of General Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno. Around 401 people have appeared in court and the other 220 before an instructing magistrate.
🌍𝐁𝐔𝐑𝐊𝐈𝐍𝐀 𝐅𝐀𝐒𝐎: 𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐥𝐞𝐠𝐢𝐬𝐥𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐬 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞
📌The 71 deputies appointed to Burkina Faso’s new Transitional Legislative Assembly (TLA) took office, more than a month after the coup d’etat that brought Captain Ibrahim Traore to power. This assembly is responsible for voting on the texts of reforms planned during the transition.
🌍𝐀𝐋𝐁𝐀𝐍𝐈𝐀: 𝐏𝐞𝐨𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐮𝐩𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐜𝐨𝐬𝐭𝐬
📌Police and protesters in Albania have scuffled in front of Prime Minister Edi Rama‘s office in Tirana after thousands of people gathered there to protest against corruption and the country’s cost of living crisis.
🌍𝐈𝐑𝐀𝐍: 𝐅𝐨𝐫𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐧 𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐦𝐬 𝟐 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐅𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐡 𝐜𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐈𝐫𝐚𝐧
📌Minister of Foreign Affairs, Catherine Colonna on Saturday said that 2 more French citizens have been detained in Iran, and she called for their immediate release and access to consular protection. This brings the number to 7 French people held in the country racked by weeks of protests.
🌍𝐈𝐍𝐃𝐈𝐀: 𝐊𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐞𝐫 𝐏𝐫𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐌𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐰𝐚𝐥𝐤 𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐚𝐟𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭 𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫
📌The last co-conspirators jailed for the 1991 assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi have walked out of prison, a day after the country’s Supreme Court ordered their release.
🌍𝐁𝐀𝐇𝐑𝐀𝐈𝐍: 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐝𝐬 𝐩𝐚𝐫𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
📌Bahrain on Saturday held parliamentary elections in an environment that human rights groups described as “political repression” after the Gulf state dissolved main opposition groups and cracked down on dissent. Polling stations opened at 8am local time (05:00 GMT) on the island state.
🌍𝐄𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐎𝐏𝐈𝐀: 𝐑𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐥 𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐨𝐧 𝐡𝐮𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐓𝐢𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐲
📌Ethiopia’s government and Tigrayan rebels on Saturday agreed to facilitate immediate humanitarian access to “all in need” in war-ravaged Tigray and other neighbouring regions. The agreement followed talks in the Kenyan capital Nairobi this week on the full implementation of a deal signed between the warring sides 10 days ago to end the brutal two-year conflict in northern Ethiopia.
𝐔𝐒𝐀: 𝐓𝐰𝐨 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐬 𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐫𝐚𝐬𝐡 𝐚𝐭 𝐖𝐖𝐈𝐈 𝐚𝐢𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐢𝐧 𝐃𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐚𝐬
📌Two vintage military planes on Saturday collided in midair and crashed during an air show in the US state of Texas. The collision caused the planes to plummet to the ground and explode into a ball of flames, sending black smoke billowing into the sky. The incident involved a World War II-era Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber and a Bell P-63 Kingcobra fighter flying at the Wings Over Dallas Airshow at Dallas Executive Airport.
🌍𝐒𝐎𝐔𝐓𝐇 𝐊𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐀: 𝐏𝐨𝐥𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐨𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞𝐫 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐧 𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐝 𝐜𝐫𝐮𝐬𝐡 𝐟𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐝
📌A South Korean police official targeted for investigation following the deaths of 156 people in a Halloween night crowd crush in downtown Seoul has been found dead at his home in the capital. The 55-year-old official, identified only by his surname Jeong, was in charge of intelligence affairs at the Yongsan Police Station covering the city’s Itaewon entertainment district where the tragedy unfolded on October 29 2022.