Author: wilberforce1995

Tanzania is considering procuring electric vehicles manufactured from Uganda for the Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit (DART) project, Chimp Corps report. Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) on May 23 unveiled the all-electric Kayoola EVS Model 2024 at the 2nd Uganda – Tanzania Business Forum held at Johari Rotana Hotel in Dar es Salaam. According to a joint communique issued after the conference, “Tanzania considered the procurement of Kiira Motors electric buses from Uganda.” The Kayoola EVS is a fully electric low-floor bus specifically designed for Urban Mass Transportation. The Kayoola EVS Model 2024 has models ranging from 6 metres (15 seating…

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U.S. President Joe Biden has notified Congress of his intent to designate Kenya as a Major Non-NATO Ally He said this was in accordance with section 517 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. “I am making this designation in recognition of Kenya’s many years of contributions to the United States Africa Command area of responsibility and globally and in recognition of our own national interest in deepening bilateral defense and security cooperation with the Government of Kenya,” said Biden in a message to Congress on May 23, 2024. The announcement came during Ruto’s official state visit at the White…

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Ladies and gentlemen, good morning. It is with great honour that I join today this huge gathering of Namibians from many corners of our beautiful country, here in the magnificent setting of the Onambango Palace, in the company of our host Tatekulu Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo and other esteemed Traditional leaders, in order to celebrate the Omagongo Festival of 2024. Human beings are inherently social. We are all born with an innate capacity for building social connections and it is through these connections that we are able to form families, communities, societies and nations. Through our social interactions, we develop a…

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More than 300 people and over 1,100 houses were buried by a massive landslide that levelled a remote village in northern Papua New Guinea, local media reported on Saturday. Hundreds are feared dead in the landslide that hit Kaokalam village in Enga Province, about 600 km northwest of capital Port Moresby, around 3 a.m. on Friday. The landslide in the Pacific nation north of Australia buried more than 300 people and 1,182 houses, the Papua New Guinea Post Courier said, citing comments from a member of the country’s parliament, Aimos Akem. Akem did not immediately respond to Reuters request for…

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The CAF African Schools Football Championship Continental Finals concluded in a memorable evening of African youth football celebration on Friday, 24 May as CAF drew the four-day competition to a grand close in Zanzibar. A packed Amaan Stadium bore witness to African youth football history being made in Zanzibar when Tanzania were crowned champions in front of their home supporters after defeating Guinea in the boys’ division of the competition, while South Africa also ascended to the summit of African youth football as champions in the girls division following a 1-1(5-4) win over Morocco. The final of the four-day tournament,…

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A massive fire broke out Saturday in an amusement park in Gujarat state in western India, killing at least 22 people, including several children, the police said. The fire erupted at the park in the city of Rajkot. Police Commissioner Raju Bhargava said the blaze was under control and a rescue operation was underway. Vinayak Patel, a police officer, confirmed the deaths of 22 people in the fire. The New Delhi Television news channel reported a death toll of 27. The bodies were charred and it was difficult to identify them, Mr. Patel said. The park is usually packed on…

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Africans, across the Continent and in the Diaspora, 25 May 1963 to 25 May 2024, what a long way we’ve come! Africa has freed itself from the yoke of colonialism and the appalling system of Apartheid. Its intellectual, scientific and cultural resources have been immensely developed, diversified and enriched. Its economy has grown at rates envied by many parts of the world. It’s resilience during the global COVID 19 crisis, impressed many. Tribute to AfricaCDC, which made a major contribution to our successful Continental Response. Clearly, Africa’s demographic explosion, its social constraints that are resistant to the demands of the…

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The Power of Art to Unite: Dance Festival Celebrating Africa Day and EU Day Share:     May 25, 2024 What: The Maisha Dance festival, “The Power of Art to Unite,” will celebrate the vibrant cultures of Africa and the European Union through the universal language of dance. This event is a unique opportunity to honor both Africa Day and EU Day, highlighting the shared values of unity, diversity, and cultural exchange. When: Saturday 25th May 2024 Time: 17:00hrs (GMT+3) Where: Adwa Victory Memorial, Addis Ababa Register to attend here Why Attend: Join us in celebrating the power of art to bridge cultural divides and bring people together through…

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