Vote count continues in Malawi’s presidential election do-over

Election officials in Malawi began counting the votes on Wednesday following a presidential election do-over mandated by the country’s top court, but they’re still gathering data from around the country and no official results have been released. That said, local media reports suggest opposition candidate Lazarus Chakwera of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has an early lead over President Peter Mutharika, whose victory in the original May 2019 contest was overturned in February. That court decision sent voters back to the polls on Tuesday. Mutharika received 38.6 percent of the…

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Black Twitter Laughs With Glee As Rudy Giuliani Is Terrified By Black Lives Matter

Source: The Washington Post / Getty Former New York City mayor and stop-and-frisk enthusiast Rudy Giuliani is having a near meltdown about Black Lives Matter. In an age-old-trick, Giuliani is trying to spread fears about the racial justice group to his conservative base. However, Black Twitter won’t allow it. Everyone from Ava DuVernay to Desus Nice couldn’t help but make fun of him. Giuliana began his campaign of terror-spreading at the beginning of the week when he conflated Antifa, the Black Lives Matter Global Network and “the communists.” He told…

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As conflict in Cabo Delgado increases, will Frelimo learn from its mistakes?

COMMENT This month is the 45th anniversary of Mozambique’s independence from Portuguese colonial rule; and the centenary of the birth of the late Eduardo Mondlane, the first president and founding member of the nationalist movement, Frelimo, which has governed Mozambique since 1975.  It is also the 60th anniversary of the Mueda Massacre in Cabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique, when Portuguese troops opened fire on a peacefully demonstrating crowd protesting about taxes. Resentment at this massacre helped to politicise the local Makonde people, and became one of the sparks that kindled…

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Here’s the Best Pride Gear You Can Buy to Support LGBTQ Organizations and Causes

I’ve loved Pride month since I first came out while in foster care. There’s just something about the pure joy in living life out loud and celebrating yourself exactly as you are. I didn’t have the money to spend on rainbow shoes or fancy eyelashes but I always dreamed of what I could buy one day. Advertisement Now as a queer adult, I try to make sure that my celebration makes an actual impact. To me, that means spending my hard-earned money at small queer-owned businesses or with cooperations that…

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‘Not fit for animals’ – Nigeria police rescue 300 workers locked in a factory

About 300 rice processing workers who were forced to work during the coronavirus lockdown in northern Kano, Nigeria have been rescued by the police.  The men who were camped in the factory since March were allegedly not permitted to leave the mill. However, the five managers at Popular Farms, the Indian-owned rice processing mill are in police custody. The reluctant workers, who did not want to stay were threatened with a sack and those who agreed to the terms were promised an additional $13 (£10) a month to add to…

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South Africa: Protest in Hout Bay Over Payment for Lobster Rights

Local communities hit by collapse of global lobster trade Holders of rights to West Coast rock lobster protested in Hout Bay on Tuesday. They say Inkosi Keta Marine, with which they have an agreement, failed to pay them. The protesters say that after an evening meeting the company agreed to pay. The global lobster market has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. Holders of rights to fish West Coast rock lobster staged a protest in Hout Bay harbour on Tuesday, claiming that local lobster processing and marketing company Inkosi…

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5 Reasons You’ll Love Exploring Fez

Fez is a charming small city that is just as impressive to outsiders. Located in the northern region of Morocco, the city is surrounded by hilly terrain and woodlands, making it one of the prettiest places to be in the area. But what makes the city stand out among the others to make it worth going out of your way to travel to? You’re about to find out. Here are the five reasons travelers love to explore Fez. The famed tanneries If you know anything about Fez, you’ll know it’s…

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Fauci warns US on coronavirus as cases surge: Live updates

Top US medical expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, is warning that the country, already “hit badly” by the coronavirus, is facing a dangerous surge in new cases. Arizona, Texas and Nevada all reported a record number of daily cases. European Union countries are considering banning entry to Americans as the US has failed in controlling the spread of the coronavirus, according to the New York Times. Worldwide, nearly 9.2 million people have been confirmed to have the coronavirus. More than 4.6 million have recovered, while more than 474,000 have died, according to…

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Radisson Hotel Group announces new appointments to drive the execution of its renewed expansion ambitions for Africa

Ramsay Rankoussi, Head of Development, Africa, Radisson Hotel Group Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Ramsay Rankoussi as the new head of development for Africa and Daniel Trappler, Senior Director, Development for Sub-Sahara, as the Group continues to increase its presence and renews its commitment to Africa. Radisson Hotel Group is one of the largest hotel groups in Africa with almost 100 hotels in operation and under development, and with the ambition to grow its presence across the continent to over 150 hotels by 2025. Based…

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Nascar, A Circus With Clowns And All: Why Efforts To Destroy ‘Racism’ Are Destined To Fail Again And Again.

You are here: Home / Ent. / Nascar, A Circus With Clowns And All: Why Efforts To Destroy ‘Racism’ Are Destined To Fail Again And Again. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) Although I am not a proponent of the idea that “history repeats itself,” I will admit that the recent rise in my white countrymen’s participation in the battle to defeat racism, America’s foremost social cancer, reminds me of a Civil Rights Movement era that I routinely address in writings and lectures. For some inexplicable reason,…

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