Egypt’s security forces raid online newspaper’s office in Cairo

Egyptian security officials have raided the offices of one of the country’s few remaining independent media outlets, and what has been described as the last bastion of press freedom in the country. “Plainclothes security forces have raided Mada Masr’s office in Cairo,” the outlet said on Twitter. “Staff are currently being held inside, and their phones have been switched off.” Security forces left 3.5 hours later after detaining at least three staff members including the editor-in-chief, Lina Attalah. One American and one British staff member were taken to get their…

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USAfrica: Trump’s impeachment in America; could this happen in Nigeria? By Adeyemo Sodipo

USAfrica: Trump’s impeachment in America; could this happen in Nigeria? By Adeyemo Sodipo Special to USAfrica magazine • USAfricaonline.com  Since mid-November 2019, I’ve been watching the public hearings on the impeachment of President Donald Trump on CNN and wondering if the United States of America is located on the same planet with a country called Nigeria.  So, an American president can face serious impeachment proceedings just because a whistle blower mentioned that he overheard him asking the president of another country to investigate the business interests of a potential presidential…

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BLACK BUSINESSES CAN’T SURVIVE IN JAMAICA BECAUSE THE POLITICIANS GIVE THE CHINESE UNFAIR ADVANTAGES!

Date: November 24, 2019 6 Views [embedded content] Brother Kwaku does what he does best and that is speak the truth where ever goes. He is an unwavering man who always stands on the bedrock of principle to reason what many are totally willing to face. Liked it? Take a second to support LanceScurv on Patreon! source: https://www.lancescurv.com/chinese-businesses-in-black-neighborhood/

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Egypt: Egypt Displays Rare Cache of Animal Mummies

Cats were considered sacred by the ancient Egyptians so it was unsurprising that the discovery of mummies included so many felines. Lion cubs, however, are a much rarer find. Egypt unveiled a collection on Saturday of 75 wooden and bronze statues, as well as lion cub mummies decorated with hieroglyphics. The unveiling took place at the Saqqara necropolis near the Giza pyramids in southern Cairo and also included mummified remains of crocodiles, snakes, birds and cats. Statues of an Apis bull, a mongoose, a falcon and the ancient Egyptian god…

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Namibia’s Geingob, Itula head toward election

In Namibia, the two main candidates held major rallies over the weekend as they head toward the national elections on Wednesday. President Hage Geingob, who is seeking another five-year term, held a major rally at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Khomas, where he urged the crowd to keep up the momentum but approach the elections with an eye toward the future. “SWAPO remains as popular as ever,” said the candidate of Namibia’s ruling political party. “We are ready to enter the elections and I call on all Namibians to participate…

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Spanish, Ethiopian scientists deliver new tech to reduce fluorosis

Millions of Ethiopians are exposed to fluorosis, a bone disease caused by drinking Rift Valley water tainted with high levels of naturally occurring fluoride. Now scientists say they have a solution, and they found it in another type of abundant mineral in the region called zeolites. On Saturday, the researchers from Spain’s Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) – working with Ethiopian researchers from University of Addis Ababa and the Amigos de Silva NGO – inaugurated two new water treatment plants at Dida and Obe in the Ziway region. They…

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