U.S., Spain issue appeals on behalf of EG opposition leader Esono

Members of the Convergence for Social Democracy (CPDS) in Equatorial Guinea continue appeals for the release of their leader, Andrés Esono Ondo, who was arrested April 11 in Chad while meeting with that nation’s opposition party, the National Union for Development and Renewal (UNDR). They’re now getting some response from the international community. Esono, 58, stands accused of planning a coup against the government of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, who came to power nearly 40 years ago in his own coup. Obiang made the same claim against the forcibly dissolved…

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After Mueller Report Released, Trump-Worshiping Pastor Mark Burns Shows Why Black Folks Ignore Him

Faithful Trump supporter Mark Burns, a South Carolina Black pastor who was exposed as a fraud for falsifying his biography, contributed to the public relations spin Thursday when the Mueller report was released. SEE ALSO: Maxine Waters Vows To ‘Keep The Pressure On’ For Release Of Robert Mueller’s Full Report Attorney General William Barr held a press conference on Thursday before releasing a version of the report that was scrubbed clean of information that he didn’t want to share with the public. The report, which he received from Special Council Robert Mueller in March,…

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PRESS ROOM: New Analysis Finds Leading State-Based Marketplaces Have Performed Well

“The lesson is striking: Consumers are the big winners when marketplaces use all the tools of the Affordable Care Act,” said Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee. “The policies underway in these three states are easily transferable, and if applied to the federal marketplace, taxpayers would save billions of dollars in subsidies, and middle-class Americans would benefit from much lower premiums.” WASHINGTON D.C. — A new report highlights the benefits of state-based exchanges, particularly in the areas of controlling premium costs and attracting new enrollment. The report, which was…

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Sarraj assesses damage after Tripoli bombing early Wednesday

Attacks on residential neighborhoods in Tripoli continued overnight into Wednesday with new fatalities reported in Abu Salim, as the death toll continued to rise since the advance of Libyan National Army (LNA) forces led by Khalifa Haftar on April 4. President Fayez Al-Sarraj, leader of the internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) based in Tripoli, went into the shelled areas of Tripoli after midnight to check on residents. The GNA said the new bombing led to extensive damage in addition to the new deaths and injuries. “The bombing is…

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Uganda: Uganda Willing to Give Bashir Asylum – Government

By Moses Kyeyune The government of Uganda said Tuesday it was willing to consider giving asylum to deposed Sudan leader Gen Omar al-Bashir in appreciation for his role in the South Sudan peace deal. Describing al-Bashir as President even after he was deposed by Sudanese army last week, Uganda’s State Minister for foreign affairs Henry Okello Oryem, told journalists at Parliament on Tuesday that “If Omar al-Bashir applies for asylum in Uganda that is a matter that can be considered by the President of Uganda.” “President Omar Bashir was co-guarantor…

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Movie Review; Best of Enemies.

You are here: Home / Ent. / Movie Review; Best of Enemies. Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 (ThyBlackMan.com) There have been several films released the last two years focusing on 1950-70’s era Black-White relationships, The Green Bookwon an Oscar in 2018; that film was a reverse of the 1989 film, Driving Miss Daisy but in my opinion was a very well acted film. Now comes Best of Enemies which like The Green Book is based upon real life people, events and relationships. In this case the film is…

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Twitter Reacts To Cory Booker’s Official Presidential Campaign Kickoff

Two months after joining the 2020 race for the White House, New Jersey’s Democratic Sen. Cory Booker officially kicked off his campaign Saturday at a rally in Newark, and Twitter had a lot to say. SEE ALSO: It’s Official! Rosario Dawson Confirms She Is Cory Booker’s ‘Boo’ The event was billed as a “Justice for All” two-week tour of cities that began in Newark where the senator served as mayor from 2006 until 2013, WNBC-TV said. It was an opportunity to step onto the national stage and inject momentum into…

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Parliament suspended as Thabane, Lesotho are mired in instability

Lesotho’s parliamentary meetings have been suspended indefinitely in what many views as a move to protect Prime Minister Tom Thabane – at odds with the ruling All Basotho Convention – from a no confidence vote. The National Assembly had its final meeting on Monday, while Thabane called a meeting of ABC lawmakers the next day, the Lesotho Times reported. He’s hoping to forestall a crisis by smoothing out relationships after months of conflict between warring factions within his ABC party. The divisions followed the February election of Nqosa Mahao to…

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Conservatives Are So Scared Of AOC They’re Calling Her A Domestic Terrorist

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has conservatives shook. So much so that some have resorted to calling her a terrorist. Fortunately, she — like always — had the perfect response to the foolishness. See Also: Bill Cosby Sentenced To 3 To 10 Years In Prison For Sexual Assault Conviction In a fundraising email from the Ohio College Republican Federation, she was labeled a “domestic terrorist.” See below: In a fundraising email today, the @OhioCRs describe @AOC as a “domestic terrorist” — a term often reserved for the likes of Timothy…

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