Five Killed at South Africa’s Megachurch Plagued by Leadership Feud, Money Disputes

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Five people have been killed during a hostage situation at a South African megachurch that has been plagued with leadership disputes since the church leader’s death. Police were called to International Pentecostal Holiness Church (IPHC) in Zuurbekom, a town about 11 miles from Johannesburg, at approximately 3:00 a.m. local time. Four people had been shot and burned to death in cars; an additional victim, a security guard, was shot while responding to the incident, police believe. Investigators are looking into whether the four burned in their cars…

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Pakistan Overtakes Uganda As Top Kenyan Goods Buyer

By CONSTANT MUNDA Pakistan overtook Uganda to become the biggest buyer of Kenyan goods in the first five months of the year after supplies to Kampala were largely slowed by coronavirus-induced delays at the border. Earnings from exports to Pakistan, predominantly tea, bumped 19.37 percent to Ksh24.13 billion ($225 million), pushing the world’s fifth most populous country back to the summit of top importers of Kenyan products for the first time since 2017, official data shows. The data collated by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) shows supplies to…

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Battle Over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam spills over into Social Media Fight

By AFPMore by this Author As Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan struggle to resolve a long-running dispute over Addis Ababa’s mega-dam project on the Nile, some of their citizens are sparring online over their rights to the mighty waterway. For nearly a decade, multiple rounds of talks between Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have failed to produce a deal over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Anxiety has mounted in downstream Sudan and Egypt, which fear for their vital water supplies after upstream Ethiopia declared plans…

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Kenya Warns 2,000 Products In Market Could Lose Their Trademark Rights

By DailyNewsUGMore than 2,000 products, including global brands such as Vaseline, Smirnoff and Total Gas, risk losing their market protection in Kenya following the expiry of their trademark licences. The Kenya Industrial Property Institute (Kipi), the custodian of trademarks in the country, said it would clear 2,162 products from its register if their owners fail to renew their respective trademark licences by next Wednesday. “Where no application for renewal of a trademark published herein is received within 30 days from the date of this publication, the trade mark shall be…

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Mexico’s President Has His Private Jet. So Why Is He Flying Commercial To Meet Trump?

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent MEXICO CITY (DAILYNEWS UG) If you happen to be flying between Mexico City and Washington, DC, this week, you could be seatmates with a president.Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will fly commercial to the United States on Tuesday for meetings with US President Donald Trump. That means the president of the tenth-most populous country in the world will hope his flight isn’t delayed, wedge any carry-on into the overhead and pray for a consistent cabin temperature, all while dreaming of more leg room. You know, like…

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Corona Virus: Drunk People CANNOT Socially Distance -UK Police Chief

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, It is “crystal clear” that drunk people are unable to socially distance, the chair of the Police Federation said as pubs reopened on Saturday. Ministers had urged caution ahead of hospitality venues reopening in England after three months of lockdown. John Apter dealt with “naked men, happy drunks, angry drunks, fights and more angry drunks” on shift in Southampton. But police thanked the majority of people for acting responsibly as they enjoyed the night out. Streets were packed in London’s Soho district, with images showing revellers outside…

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French Court Rejects Fresh Probe of Plane Downing That Sparked Rwanda Genocide

By FRANCE 24 with AFP A Paris appeals court rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the 1994 death of Rwanda’s president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked a genocide that killed 800,000 people, lawyers said Friday.ADVERTISING Families of those who died along with Habyarimana when his plane was downed will appeal the decision to France’s supreme court, their lawyers announced. The appeals court in Paris had been asked to revisit a 2018 decision to throw out the probe against nine members and former members of incumbent President Paul Kagame‘s entourage in…

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CORONA VIRUS: Zimbabwe Re-Opens National Parks & Tourism Industry

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Zimbabwe has lifted some Covid-19 restrictions by reopening its national parks to the public and allowing restaurants to start serving food within their premises. The parks and wildlife authority doesn’t receive state funding and relies on tourism to reduce poaching and keep them going. Zimbabwe’s parks and wildlife authority doesn’t receive funding from the government, it has to fund itself, mainly through tourism. But that income was heavily disrupted by the coronavirus lockdown, which saw all of Zimbabwe’s national parks shut down for three months. Director-general Fulton…

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Rwanda Vs Burundi Rivalry Reloaded: Kigali Says 3 Soldiers Hurt In Attack By Gunmen Near Border

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent   DailyNewsUG |KIGALI, Rwanda|— Rwanda’s military said Saturday 27th June 2020 that three of its soldiers were wounded in an attack carried out by unidentified gunmen from neighboring Burundi. The attack Friday night targeted the Rwanda Defense Forces’ defensive position in the southern district of Nyaruguru, 1 kilometers (0.62 miles) from the border with Burundi, army spokesman Innocent Munyengango said. An army spokesman says the attackers clashed with the army then fled back toward the border, leaving behind four of their dead and military equipment including weapons and radios.…

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President Kagame Roasts Justice Minister Busingye At RPF Meeting, Threatens to Imprison Half The Cabinet

By DailyNewsUG Correspondent, Rwandan Minister of Justice, Mr. Johnston Busingye is in big trouble after President Paul Kagame discovered that several ‘thieves’ in government have managed to dodge prosecution and continue enjoying their loot. (…) Article original. Site Web : Taarifa The source of this story is Rwanda Governments  Taarifa. This story has incidentally been pulled down. https://taarifa.rw/president-kagame-roasts-justice-minister-busingye-at-rpf-meeting/ Taarifa which is owned and controlled by Rwandan Government released two articles.   “President Kagame roasts justice minister Busingye at RPF meeting.” “Kagame unleashes RIB, police to interrogate Infrastructure Minister Gatete.” These two articles were deleted…

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