At least two jailed US citizens are freed by Venezuela after talks.

Move comes as Venezuela signals interest in improving relations with the US amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Published by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1054 EAT on Wednesday 9/03/2022. Venezuela has freed two jailed US citizens in an apparent goodwill gesture following a visit to Caracas by a high-level delegation from Washington. One of the prisoners…

US covid death toll Surpasses 900,000

The United States hits grim milestone as new cases are declining, but deaths are at more than 2,400 per day on average. By Faith Barbara Namagembe updated at 0950 EAT on 5 February 2022. Propelled by the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant, the US COVID-19 death toll hit 900,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins…

US Officials share details about killing of ISIL leader.

Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi lived in a three-storey building above an ‘unwitting family’, US official says. By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 0939 EAT on 4 February 2022.Published The ISIL (ISIS) leader killed in a United States raid in Syria lived on the third floor of a compound above an “unwitting family” that was not associated…

NATO and Russia Talks as regards to Ukraine war

NATO warns Russia it will not compromise on the alliance’s principles, but invites Moscow to more talks over Ukraine security fears. By Faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 0647 EAT on 13 January 2022. NATO and the United States have rejected key Russian security demands for easing tensions over Ukraine but left open the possibility of…

US man recovers after pig heart transplant.

Surgeons hope genetic modifications will help patient’s body accept the organ and that pig organs could help alleviate shortages of donor organs Published By Faith Barbara Namagembe updated at 0735 EAT On 11 Jan 2022. A man with terminal heart disease is responding well three days after being given a genetically modified pig heart in…

US and Russia meet in Geneva as Ukraine still in Chaos.

By faith Barbara Namagembe Updated at 0622 EAT on 11 January 2022. Russia and the United States gave no sign that they had narrowed their differences on Ukraine and wider European security in talks in Geneva, as Moscow repeated demands that Washington says it cannot accept. Russia has massed troops near Ukraine’s border while demanding…

Ahmaud Arbery murderers sentenced to life in prison

A white father and son convicted of killing a black jogger have been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. A jury found Travis and Gregory McMichael and their neighbour, William Bryan, guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020. Bryan also received the maximum penalty of life, but was offered the…

USA Mark’s anniversary on Capital Riot.

‘Are we going to be a nation that accepts political violence as a norm,’ President Joe Biden says in a speech. By Faith Barbara Namagembe updated On 6 Jan 2022 at 2353 EAT. People across the United States are commemorating the first anniversary of the deadly attack on the US Capitol, described by top officials in Washington,…

The rate at which Americans quit their jobs is high.

A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November, while job openings remained historically high. Updated On 5 Jan 2022 If there are any lingering doubts over exactly who holds the upper hand in the United States jobs market these days, Tuesday’s latest figures from the Department of Labor should put them to rest…