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Raila Odinga Hosts Delegation Of Luhya Elders: “Thankful For Get-Well Wishes”

The senior influential citizens were led by the former Kenyan ambassador to the USA and the permanent representative at the United Nations, Burudi Nabwera. Although the agenda of the Wednesday, April 21 meeting was not immediately established, however, Raila’s statement suggested the leaders had gone to check on him having been unwell and recovered. Mama Ida and I were pleased

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Bobi Wine Welcomes U.S. Sanctions On Ugandan Officials

Uganda’s main opposition figure, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has welcomed the imposition of sanctions on certain Ugandan officials by the United States in the aftermath of disputed elections in the East African country. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced visa restrictions on Ugandan officials who are believed to have undermined the democratic process

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AUTONOMY FOR STATE ASSEMBLIES, JUDICIARY TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY STATE GOVERNORS IN MAY – FAYEMI.

Wakeupafrica360 correspondent in Nigeria reports that the chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi, on Monday, stated that state governors and other stakeholders have reached an agreement on the implementation of financial autonomy for state legislature and the judiciary. Although he did not disclose the details of the agreement reached, he assured the nation that the implementation will

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NIGERIANS CALLS FOR PANTAMI’S SACK OVER PAST STATEMENTS ON AL-QAEDA, TALIBAN.

Many Nigerians and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have called for the sack or resignation of Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, over statements he made in the past in support of Islamic extremist groups. Audio recordings of Mr. Pantami’s past teachings where he declared support for Al-Qaeda and Taliban resurfaced last week, generating debates on social

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Country In Mess Due To Poor Governance, Say Gen. Muntu

The former presidential candidate for Alliance for National Transformation (ANT), Maj Gen (rtd) Mugishu Muntu, has said the country is currently in a mess due to poor governance. “This country is in a total crisis because of bad governance by President Museveni. I don’t think he will leave a positive legacy,” Maj Gen Muntu told a post-election review meeting for

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Let Us Rethink Phased Reopening Of Schools

The Ministry of Education and the government should, therefore, find ways to look into and manage the frustrations of the people. Otherwise, the rules will continue to be broken with untold consequences. Pupils and students have now begun going back to school in the phased manner that the government provided. As of April 6, Primary Four and Five pupils had

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Former Ghana President, John Dramani Mahama Donates ¢10k To Family Of Murdered Kasoa Boy

Former President John Mahama has donated ¢10,000 to the family of the 10-year-old Ishmael Mensah Abdallah who was gruesomely murdered by two teenagers for money rituals in Kasoa. The consolation was made by Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the running mate of the 2020 National Democratic Congress (NDC), flagbearer John Mahama on Tuesday. “On behalf of former President John Mahama and

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Deputy President, William Ruto, Dismisses Morocco Envoy’s Claims That He Back Autonomy Plan

Deputy President William Ruto has dismissed claims made by Morocco Ambassador to Kenya that he supports the autonomy plan as the best solution to the Moroccan-Sahara issue. In a letter seen by the Star to Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo, Ruto, through Chief of Staff Ambassador Ken Osinde, says the claims are false, and urges the ministry to deal with

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JONATHAN CALLS FOR STRENGTHENING OF THE NATION’S ELECTORAL LAW.

Former President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has called for the strengthening of the nation’s electoral laws to restore the integrity of the ballot. Dr Jonathan argued that the standard practice is that the electoral management bodies exercise the sole responsibility of returning candidates and declaring winners while the judiciary complements by either upholding declared results or nullifying flawed elections and

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INSECURITY: SOUTHEAST GOVERNORS LAUNCH EBUBE AGU SECURITY OUTFIT.

Southeast governors on Sunday, April 11, 2021  launched a regional security outfit codenamed Ebube Agu (the glory of a tiger) to battle rising insecurity. They restated that open grazing remained banned and urged security agencies to enforce it. The governors met in Owerri, the Imo State capital, with heads of security agencies in the region. Acting Inspector-General Usman Baba sent a delegation comprising a

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