Zambian President Edgar Lungu arrives to give a press briefing on July 6, 2017 at the Zambian State House in Lusaka. PHOTO | DAWOOD SALIM | AFP  By AFPMore by this Author LUSAKA,Hundreds of people wearing yellow T-shirts rallied on Saturday in Zambia's capital Lusaka -- to kick-start a campaign against corruption in President Edgar Lungu's government.The protesters -- led by prominent anti-graft...
Officials said the internal IT infrastructure of the Metropolitan Police at its New Scotland Yard headquarters was not hacked, just its online news release provider/AFP-FileBy AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, LONDON, United Kingdom, Jul 20 – London’s Metropolitan Police apologised Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news pages were targeted by hackers and began pumping out a series...
"Das ist unser Land, unsere Wahl" und "Russland wird frei sein", skandierten die Demonstranten, die einem Aufruf von Oppositionspolitikern gefolgt waren. Unabhängige Protestbeobachter sprachen von mehr als 20.000 Teilnehmern - russische Behörden nannten 10.000 Demonstranten. Der genehmigte Protest verlief weitgehend ruhig; über Festnahmen war zunächst nichts bekannt. Kandidaten werden grundlos abgelehnt Unter den Teilnehmern befanden sich auch mehrere Oppositionspolitiker,...
 Saturday, July 20, 2019- Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu's daughter, Dr. Monica Njeri Ndung’u, on Saturday tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, Dr. Nyotu Gitau, in a lavish invite-only wedding ceremony.The embattled governor was all smiles as he walked his  daughter down the aisle at the Presbyterian Church of East Africa PCEA in Runda.Former First Lady Mama Ngina...
This handout picture released by Tasnim News Agency on July 20, 2019, shows British-flagged tanker Stena Impero anchored in Bandar Abbas in southern Iran. PHOTO | TASNIM NEWS | AFP  By BBCMore by this Author Iran may be choosing a "dangerous path" of "illegal and destabilising" behaviour after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, the foreign secretary has said.The Stena...
By AFPMore by this Author Tripoli. Baghdadi al-Mahmoudi, Libya's last prime minister under ousted dictator Moamer Gadhafi, has been released from jail for health reasons four years after being sentenced to death, Tripoli's justice ministry said Saturday.Mahmoudi, in his 70s, was premier when a NATO-backed uprising in 2011 toppled and killed Gadhafi.He was handed the death sentence in July...
Merkel hat bei der Gedenkfeier den Mut der Gruppe rund um den Hitler-Attentäter Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg gewürdigt. "Es gibt Momente, in denen Ungehorsam eine Pflicht sein kann", sagte die Bundeskanzlerin in Berlin. In einigen Momenten habe "der Einzelne die moralische Pflicht", zu widersprechen und sich zu widersetzen, fuhr Merkel in ihrer Ansprache an die neuen Soldaten fort und...
By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE,   White Counter, an NGO that tracks participation in protest rallies, said about 21,500 people took part in Saturday’s rally/AFP MOSCOW, Russia, Jul 20 – More than 20,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to protest the authorities’ refusal to allow opposition candidates to register for local polls Joined by opposition leaders such...
Kenya's new currency in dominations of Ksh 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000. Some analysts reckon that the new currency may have been smaller than the demand for banknotes, as the government had estimated that there were trillions of shillings—some part of proceeds of crime—held by individuals. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NMG  By JAMES ANYANZWAMore by this Author Kenya's...