Meng Wanzhou Huawei Boss leaves Canada after US deal

Updated at 10:01 GMT on Saturday 25th September 2021 Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial executive, has now left Canada after being detained on fraud charges for nearly three years. China released two Canadians as part of the US deal. The chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei , Meng Wanzhou, has reached a “deferred…

UG Government Sued over Junk foods and sodas

HICGI News Agency Updated at 1144 GMT on 19th September 2021 – KAMPALA Anthony Odur, Team Leader at Health Equity & Policy initiative Files Case against Uganda National Bureau of Standards- UNBS, National Children Authority, and Attorney General over fast foods and carbonated drinks. Activists demand Health warnings in eating places and on carbonated drinks…

Algerians Mourn President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

By Maher MezahiAlgiers, Algeria Algeria protests Abdelaziz Bouteflika was a dominant figure in Algerian politics for more than six decades. Most notably, he served as Algeria’s longest-serving president from 1999 to 2019. Born to Algerian parents in Oujda, Morocco on 2 March 1937, Bouteflika became known for his intelligence from a very young age. In…

Africa should breed its own type of democracy

By Crispin Kaheru Wednesday September 15 was the International Day of Democracy. It was established through a resolution passed by the UN General Assembly in 2007, encouraging governments to strengthen and consolidate democracy. Current debates point to growing ‘authoritarianism’ or at least how the continent’s colonial past continues to shape the present. Questions continue to…

UK, US and Australia agree new Indo-Pacific security pact

Australia will get nuclear-powered submarines as part of the deal, dubbed AUKUS, which is seen as an attempt to counter China. Updated at 0855 GMT on 16 Sep 2021 Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom have announced a new trilateral security alliance, including a joint effort to help the Australian military acquire nuclear-powered…