Movies

A guide to must-watch movies, TV shows this weekend

Ever found yourself bored on a weekend with nothing to do and nowhere to go? Wondering how to fill the time? Well, why not watch a great movie or TV show to lift your spirits and keep you entertained?Below are some ideal movie recommendations across various genres to add to your list. From classics to comedies, and everything in between. Bad Boys: ‘Ride or Die’Well, starting Read More.

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The British Army trains in Kenya. Many women say soldiers raped them and abandoned children they fathered

Seventeen-year-old Marian Pannalossy cuts a striking figure wherever she goes in Archer’s Post, a small town 200 miles north of Nairobi. She lives alone and is light-skinned in a place where mixed-race people are a rarity and therefore ostracized. “They call me ‘mzungu maskini,’ or a poor white girl,” she told CNN at her single-room house, a tremor in her voice. “They always say ‘Why are you here? Read More.

Africa

Rwanda opposition leader barred from standing against president

A prominent opponent of the Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, has been barred from standing in next month’s election to challenge his three-decade rule.Diane Rwigara, the leader of the People Salvation Movement, who was also barred in 2017, launched her election bid in May and submitted her candidacy last week. Her name was missing from the provisional list of candidates announced by the electoral commission on Thursday.“After Read More.

Africa

Bomb attack in northern Kenya kills 5 people near the border with Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya — Five people have been killed in a bomb attack in northern Kenya, the interior ministry said Monday. The bomb, which exploded in El Wak town in Mandera County, near the border with Somalia, wounded five other people. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Somalia-based al-Shabab militants affiliated with al-Qaida have carried out other attacks in the area. The bomb had been placed Read More.

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Two Kenya Airways Employees Arrested, Detained By Military In Kinshasa

Two Kenya Airways (KQ) employees have been arrested in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa.In a statement confirming the arrest, KQ Chief Executive Officer Allan Kilavuka on Friday said the two staffers were apprehended by the Military Intelligence Unit in Kinshasa over “missing custom documentation on valuable cargo.” Mr. Kilavuka however faulted the authorities in Kinshasa for arresting the duo stating that they were being Read More.

Technology

Tesla recalls Cyber trucks over accelerator crash risk

Tesla, the electric car company owned by Elon Musk, has recalled thousands of its new Cyber trucks over safety concerns. It is because their accelerator pedals currently risk getting trapped by the interior trim, increasing the possibility of crashes. The BBC recently spoke to a whistleblower at the company who had raised concerns over the safety of pedals of previous Tesla models. Tesla has been contacted for comment. Read More.

Africa

Ecobank Rwanda commemorates Genocide against Tutsi, pledges to support national development

Ecobank Rwanda paid homage to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi while reaffirming its dedication to fostering inclusive growth and providing financial services that benefit all Rwandans. The bank’s executives made this commitment clear on Wednesday, April 17 during a commemorative event held at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. The event began with Senior Executives from the bank and staff touring the memorial, delving Read More.

Food & Drink

Sugar In Baby Food, Child Labor Allegations: Nestle’s Past Controversies

From the infamous Maggi noodle ban and allegations of child labor, the company has faced its fair share of scrutiny. in New Delhi:  Nestle, one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, has found itself entangled in a myriad of controversies over the years. From the infamous Maggi noodle ban and allegations of child labour, the company has faced its fair share of scrutiny. Adding Read More.

Technology

Apple Removes WhatsApp Threads From Its App Store

China is a key market for Apple, which last year topped the country’s smartphone market for the first time. Apple has removed the Meta-owned WhatsApp and Threads from its App Store in China following an order from the country’s top internet regulator, Bloomberg reported Friday citing the tech giant. Beijing engages in some of the world’s most extensive internet censorship, with web users in mainland China Read More.

News

Ukraine war: Children among nine dead in Russian strike on Dnipropetrovsk region

Two Russian strikes in Ukraine’s central Dnipropetrovsk region have killed nine people, including three children, officials say. The station in the main city Dnipro came under attack, and several homes were hit further east in Synelnykove. President Volodymyr Zelensky said the attack highlighted the need for every city to have adequate air defences. In a separate strike, Ukraine said that for the first time it had Read More.