Former US secretary of state, Colin Powell dies of COVID.

Powell has called the misleading information he repeated in lead up to 2003 Iraq war a permanent ‘blot’ on his record. Updated On 19 October 2021 at 09:04 EAT by Faith Barbara Namagembe. Colin Powell, the former United States secretary of state and the first Black person in the country’s history to fill the position, has…

California bans non-consensual condom removal

By Holly Honderich & Shrai PopatWashington Updated at 1521 EAT on Monday 11th Oct 2021 About 30 years ago, just months after starting work as a prostitute, Maxine Doogan became pregnant.  She had been with a new client at a massage parlour in Anchorage, Alaska, when she realised he had removed his condom surreptitiously during…

Canadian Immigration Department – IRCC asks travellers to resubmit visitor visa application if sent before September 7

If you sent a visitor visa application before September 7, you may have to apply again. Shelby Thevenot -Published on Oct 04, 2021 at 04:28pm EDT Certain travellers who submitted their visitor visaapplication before September 7 are being asked to reapply. Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada(IRCC) recently updated instructions on its webpage. The department is asking people…

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…

President Biden Invites 40 World Leaders for Climate Summit.

WHITE HOUSE – BRIEFING ROOM By E K Benj Updated at 15:10 GMT on Saturday, 17th April 21 US President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on April 22 and 23. The virtual Leaders Summit will be live streamed for public viewing. President Biden took…

Barrack Obama mourns grandmother

Former US President, Hussein Barack Obama has released an emotional dossier following death of his grandmother Sarah Ogwel Onyango Obama. He says “affectionately known to many as ‘Mama Sarah’ but known to us as “Dani” or Granny.” Born in the first quarter of the last century, in Nyanza Province, on the shores of Lake Victoria,…

Canada Expands Citizenship to Foreigners in Bid to Stem Exodus

By Shelly Hagan , E. K Benj & Kait Bolongaro Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is trying a new tactic to mitigate the economic damage from a dramatic drop in immigration: persuade foreigners already in the country to stay. Canada announced plans last week to make it easier for the more than 1 million temporary students, workers and…

UN at 75; Re-affirming the commitment.

New York, USA – By our reporter United Nations Day 75 years working for peace UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. With the ratification of this founding document by the majority of its signatories, including the five permanent members of the Security Council, the United…