Category Archives: Africa

Photos: Eswatini forces to close schools amidst fresh protests

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Eswatini forces to close schools amidst fresh protests.

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Eswatini, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, said Saturday it had shut its schools “indefinitely with immediate effect” as the country faces a wave of pro-democracy protests.

Rwandan govt critic sentenced to 15 years in Jail for inciting violence

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Rwandan govt critic sentenced to 15 years.

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A Rwandan court sentenced a yachtswoman critical of President Paul Kagame’s rule to 15 years in prison for “inciting violence.

Yvonne Idamange, 42 and mother of four, was not present in court in Kigali when the verdict was read, finding her guilty on six counts, including inciting violence and insurrection, denigration of genocide memorials, spreading rumors, and assault.

Exposed: Uganda Gen Jim Muhwezi, as Pandora Papers expose African leaders’ offshore secrets assets

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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ali Bongo of Gabon are among the African leaders named in the #PandoraPapers investigation as hiding assets in offshore tax havens. #Corruption #WhisperEyeNews

The Pandora Papers are a massive trove of nearly 12 million confidential documents that were leaked to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).

The tax documents expose secretive offshore financial structures and trusts in tax havens, thereby casting a light on the shadowy financial tactics of the world’s powerful, including those in Africa.

Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba visits Ugandan troops on the battlefield in Somalia

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Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba visits Ugandan troops on the battlefield in Somalia.

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Commander Land Forces Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba is in Somalia for a 5-day visit to the Ugandan gallant fighters keeping peace in the country.

Tension: Uganda beefs up security on its borders with Rwanda

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Uganda beefs up Security on its borders with Rwanda.

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Uganda has beefed up it’s security along its border with Rwanda to reportedly prevent the increasing cases of illegal immigrants and smuggling of livestock by Rwandan nationals.

Sudan government accuses Bashir of masterminding failed coup attempt

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Sudan govt says that “forces of darkness” linked to the ousted President Omar al-Bashir were behind Tuesday’s failed coup attempt.

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“Remnants from the previous regime” were “intent on aborting the civilian democratic transition”, said Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok in a separate message.

Coup attempts fails in Sudan

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Coup attempts fails in Sudan

At least 40 military officers are reported to have been arrested in connection with the alleged coup.

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Sudanese state TV announced on today morning that there had been a “failed” coup in the country, adding that there had been an attempt to take control of the public media building in Omdurman, across the river Nile from the capital Khartoum.

Long Read Statement: President Museveni Condemns Military Coups in Africa

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The Military Coups that have taken place in Mali and Guinea, must be evaluated by the African freedom fighters so that we correctly take a principled stand. #WhisperEyeNews #UgandaNews #Uganda #Africa #MilitaryCoup

In a recent interview with Radio France, I condemned the Coup in Guinea because that was the latest. The same condemnation extends to the one in Mali and all the others like the one that was in Madagascar, some time ago.

Ruined: Ham Vs DTB: DTB customers rush to withdraw their money following Ham Kiggundu Shs120Bn disrepute

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DTB Bank Doomed As Clients Withdraw Their Savings Over Tycoon Ham’s Shs120Bn .

DTB Bank Loses Clients Over Tycoon Ham’s Shs120Bn Scandal. Whisper Eye has learnt.

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There is pandemonium at Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) Uganda! it’s a fact.

As you read this, sources reveal that several of their clients are withdrawing their savings citing loss of trust and integrity in the bank’s senior executives, after they were accused of illegally siphoning over UGX 120 billions from Kampala businessman Lawyer Hamis Kiggundu aka Ham.

Top Kigali govt critic gunned down in Mozambique

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Kigali government critic gunned down in Mozambique.

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Former army officer Révocat Karemangingo who has also been the treasurer of the refugee association in Mozambique was on Monday gunned down as he drove to his home in maputo.He was shot nine times, police said.

With President Museveni order, UPDF would punish mutiny troops in Guinea Conakry in a day, says Gen Muhoozi

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With President Museveni order UPDF would punish mutiny troops in Guinea Conakry in a day, says Gen Muhoozi. Whisper Eye News

The commander of Land Forces Lt Gen Muhoozi Kaneirugaba has shown interest in overturning a military coup detat in Guinea Conakry.

According to Gen Muhoozi tweet, it would take just a day to over ran a military coup in the west Africa country.

Freeze all government accounts.”Military junta” in Guinea orders central bank

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Guinea’s military junta, which seized power last weekend, has ordered the central bank and other banks to freeze all government accounts on Thursday.

On Sunday 5 September a group of special forces soldiers said they had ousted President Alpha Condé , over concerns about endemic poverty, corruption and undermining the constitution.

The banking freeze is aimed at securing state assets, a junta spokesman told national broadcasters.

Kenyan rapper Silverstone Barz releases sophomore project titled” “Don’t Bother”

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Today , fast-rising Kenyan female rapper Silverstone Barz released her new EP and official sophomore project titled ‘Don’t Bother’.‘ Don’t Bother’ is a compilation of six songs with a mix of sound, mood, style and genres. It features hard-hitting Kenyan rappers Timmy Blanco, Boutross and Scar Mkadinali. Tanzania’s Brian Simba and Navie are enlisted as well on the fierce title track that kicks off the project.

According to the Nairobi- based artist, the EP was as a result of the persistence of her friends and producers who sent her cool beats that she was jamming to. Then she connected with a few artists, worked on the music and then compiled them to make a body of work.