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UGANDA: Despite the bottle pelting incident, Bebe Cool promises to continue with his music.

UGANDA: Despite the bottle pelting incident, Bebe Cool promises to continue with his music.

AFRICA, Entertainment, UGANDA
Singer Moses Ssali commonly known as Bebe Cool has vowed never to suspend his music performances even if it means being pelted with bottles again. “Pelting me with bottles is only exposing your weaknesses. You cannot continue chasing artists like that because they don’t support what you believe in,” said Bebe Cool. Bebe cool’s remarks came shortly after ugly scenes at Lugogo Cricket Oval when he was hurled with bottles as he performed at Cindy’s Boom party concert. However, during a media interview on Monday, Bebe Cool accused some music promoters that subscribe to the People Power Movement led by Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine of being behind the scheme. He noted that such an incident cannot will not derail his music career which spans more than 2...
AFRICA: Centurion Law Group in Equatorial Guinea to operate under New Local Partnership.

AFRICA: Centurion Law Group in Equatorial Guinea to operate under New Local Partnership.

AFRICA
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 9, 2020/ -- Mr. Cosby Manuel Oliveira Toichoa, Associate; Mr. Anselmo Santiago Eworo Milam, Associate; and Mr. Santiago Olo Lima, Director of Equatorial Guinea, have acquired the operations of the Centurion Law Group (www.CenturionLG.com) in Equatorial Guinea and will be running the practice as a 100% local entity.Under this new operational model, Manuel, Anselmo and Santiago are becoming full shareholders of Centurion Law Group in Equatorial Guinea, and legal directors of the company. “As the firm grows, we truly believe that giving our most experienced and local employees leadership is the right way to ensure that Centurion remains a leading practice in Equatorial Guinea and keeps attracting the best legal talent,” stated Nj Ayuk, CEO of the ...
ASIA: Taliban Justifies Its Chief as ‘Legal’ Ruler of Afghanistan

ASIA: Taliban Justifies Its Chief as ‘Legal’ Ruler of Afghanistan

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ISLAMABAD - The Taliban says its peace pact with the United States does not alter the status of the insurgent group’s supreme leader as the “lawful ruler” of Afghanistan, saying he is duty-bound by religion to establish an “Islamic government” after foreign “occupation” troops exit the country. The latest Taliban pronouncement fuels the uncertainty plaguing the U.S.-Taliban deal signed a week ago in Qatar. It also comes a day after an American media outlet reported the U.S. government had intelligence that the radical insurgent group did not intend to abide by promises they made in the Feb. 29 peace agreement. A Taliban statement Saturday insisted, while referring to its reclusive chief Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, that in the presence of a “legal Emir” there cannot be ...
UGANDA: KCCA elects Bruhan Byaruhanga as new Deputy Speaker.

UGANDA: KCCA elects Bruhan Byaruhanga as new Deputy Speaker.

AFRICA, UGANDA
National Resistance Movement (NRM)’s Bruhan Byaruhanga has been elected the Deputy Speaker of the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in an election held Thursday at the City Hall. Byaruhanga, a KCCA Chancellor in Kyambogo first recorded 16 votes, beating off competition from Doreen Sabuka (Makindye) and Alice Amongi (Nakawa) but the Chief Magistrate, who was overseeing the election ordered for fresh voting between Byaruhanga and Sabuka as none of the two had made the required 50 percent. In the re-run, Byaruhanga was able to command tye majority with 18 votes while Sabuka got 13 and one invalid vote. Byaruhanga will now be the Deputy of Abubaker Kawalya, a ‘People Power’ leaning Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) candidate who saw off competition from the FDC flag bea...
AFRICA: Zimbabwe Minister courts Africa MPs over sanctions.

AFRICA: Zimbabwe Minister courts Africa MPs over sanctions.

AFRICA, ZIMBABWE
MIDRAND, SOUTH AFRICA: “We are counting on you in helping us make Zimbabwe great again,” said Zimbabwe’s number two top diplomat in a passionate appeal to the Pan African Parliament (PAP) on sanctions against his country. Citing the continued untold sorrow and deterioration of the well-being of his countrymen, Dr David Musabayana, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, told the continental legislators on Monday, 02 March 2020 that they had incurred losses of about US$42 billion over the 18 years that the sanctions have been at play. Between 2002 and 2003, the European Union and the United States of America imposed economic sanctions against the Southern African country over what they referred to as government excesses, including the contentious land reform ...