Tropical Cyclone Kenneth Making Catastrophic, Historic Strike on Northern Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone Kenneth Making Catastrophic, Historic Strike on Northern Mozambique

The Atlantic hurricane season technically runs from June through November, but there’s “nothing magical” about those dates and named storms don’t always play along.

At least one named storm has jumped the gun and developed before June each of the past four hurricane seasons, some of which had impacts in the U.S. and elsewhere in the Atlantic Basin.

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London Metal exchange is getting serious about child labour and conflict

London Metal exchange is getting serious about child labour and conflict

London (CNN Business)The world’s biggest metal exchange is changing its rules to combat child labor, money laundering, bribery and corruption.

The London Metal Exchange will require producers that operate in high-risk and conflict zones to demonstrate that their products are responsibly sourced by 2022.
It’s a major policy shift for the 142-year-old exchange, which until now certified metals for trade only by evaluating qualities such as their shape, weight and chemical composition. Now it’s trying to ensure that the metal that ends up in cars or electronic devices is ethically sourced. Continue reading London Metal exchange is getting serious about child labour and conflict

Uganda gets two first planes in revival bid and a ‘jail’ for the popular opposition legislator and musician, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine

Uganda gets two first planes in revival bid and a ‘jail’ for the popular opposition legislator and musician, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine


Crimson Tazvinzwa, AIWA! NO!||For Ugandans, both metropolis and rural; actually East Africans in general – uh, EVERYONE, there was never a ‘funeral’ for the old Uganda Airlines.



People murmur.


The infamous and financially notorious airline, whose name was actually nicked by some speculators (people are saying) simply fizzled out of the theorem.


Rumours abound; at one time panicky ministers registered the sorry carrier under a different name to skip creditors – the government spokesman spilt the dry beans today. Finally!


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Uganda receives two passenger planes in the push to revive national carrier that collapsed early 2000

Uganda receives two passenger planes in the push to revive national carrier that collapsed early 2000

Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday received the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by the Uganda National Airlines Company at Entebbe International Airport.

The planes received the customary water cannon salute, as new airplanes operating commercially for the first time.

The Bombardier CRJ900 planes will operate under the revived Uganda Airlines, following several unsuccessful attempts to start a local-based airline.

In 2018, President Museveni told Parliament that the government would revive Uganda’s defunct national carrier. Continue reading Uganda receives two passenger planes in the push to revive national carrier that collapsed early 2000