Category Archives: World

Covid-19: Qatar contact-tracing app exposes divide between rich and poor

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Many low-wage workers have been forced to borrow money to buy the latest phones needed to download the app

As Qatar prepares to slowly lift its coronavirus restrictions in four phases starting from Monday, new concerns are being raised about the Gulf nation’s contact-tracing app and its threat to users’ privacy.

Last month, Amnesty International revealed serious security vulnerabilities in the Ehteraz app, meaning “precaution” in English, saying it had potentially exposed the personal details of a million people.

What is the real reason behind the U.S Federal reserve’s printing of money dollars during covid 19?

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By Obedgiu Samuel

What is the real reason behind the U.S Federal reserve’s printing of money dollars during covid 19? Read on to find out 👇🏽

Jerome Powell just said this evening that there is no limit to how large the Federal reserve’s balance sheet can grow, and that the Fed can inflate the money supply (print more money) endlessly without ever having to worry about inflation resulting in rising consumer prices.

Famous last words. The fact that we Africans dont enjoy fully sovereign currencies, gives Americans confidence that we shall still need their dollars to absorb the inflation that’s will export to us.

Chris Onyanga Uganda Permanent representative to UN passes on

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Chris Onyango Uganda Permanent representative to UN passes on.

Onyanga representeda Uganda at the World Trade Organization and other International Organizations in Geneva.

According to Government, Onyanga died Wednesday June 10, 2020 morning in Geneva but the cause of his death was not revealed.

George Floyd’s lynch-style killing casts a dark cloud over Reagan’s City on a Hill

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By Norbert Mao

During his January 11, 1989, farewell speech to the nation Ronald Regan said: “I’ve spoken of the shining city all my political life, but I don’t know if I ever quite communicated what I saw when I said it. But in my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, wind-swept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace; a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity. And if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the doors were open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here. That’s how I saw it, and see it still.”

COVID-19: cases low in Africa due to strong leadership

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WHO Africa director says they have trained 10,000 health workers in Africa as part of decentralization of virus response

Coronavirus cases in Africa remain lower than in some other parts of the world due to “strong country leadership,” the World Health Organization’s (WHO) regional director for Africa said on Thursday.

Africa has just 1.5% of the world’s reported cases of COVID-19, and less than 0.1 % of the world’s deaths, according to the UN health agency.

Long awaited return of the multi billion English premier league

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By Bosa James

Millions of dedicated football fans all over the world have been waiting for the return of the premier league. Business Detect Reports.

28 matches being have played by all the 20 teams before the closure due to the covid-19 outbreak .

The liverpool side look to have eyes on the english title with 25 points ahead of the runner ups manchester city which is currently at 57 points .

Uganda’s Kizza Besigye condemns George Floyd , a black killing by US white cop

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Kizza Besigye condemns a black George Floyd Killing by US white cop.Whisper Eye Reports

Four-time presidential candidate and president Museveni’s challenger Rtd Col Dr Kiiza Besigye Kifeefe has joined the rest of the world to condemn brutal killing of a black American by US white cop.

India claim Pakistan ‘spy’ pigeon captured

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A pigeon suspected of being trained as a Pakistani “spy” has been detained near a disputed border in India after officials discovered a coded ring attached to its foot, according to a report.

The pigeon, painted pink, was captured Sunday by villagers in Manyari, located near the international border that separates Indian and Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, the Times of India reported.

Burundi election commission say Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye is new president

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The candidate of Burundi’s ruling party, CNDD-FD, Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye, has won May 20’s presidential election. Whisper Eye Reports.

Results coming in from Burundi on Whisper Eye desk say Evariste Ndayishimiye swept 68.7% of the vote was the opposition candidate of CNL’s Agathon Rwasa got 24.1% ,and other five got 8%^

4 billion dollars of assets from Sudan ex-president Gen Omar Al Bashir confiscated

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Sudan has confiscated assets valued at $4 billion from former President Omar al-Bashir, his family members and associates, the country’s anti-corruption body said.

“Our initial estimates of the value of the assets, shares in different companies and buildings we have confiscated is $3.5 billion to $4 billion,” Salah Manaa, a spokesperson for the Anti-Corruption and Regime Dismantling Committee, said in response to questions. The body was set up late last year.