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Amber Rose Takes the Stage at RNC to Endorse Donald Trump in 2024 Election

Amber Rose Takes the Stage at RNC to Endorse Donald Trump in 2024 Election

Felix Harbour
17 Jul 2024

Model and celebrity Amber Rose made headlines by delivering a speech at the Republican National Convention (RNC) endorsing former President Donald Trump. Her endorsement has added fuel to the political landscape as the 2024 presidential election race heats up.

Anti-LGBTQ Complaint Targets Cameroonian President’s Daughter Brenda Biya After Her Brave Revelation

Anti-LGBTQ Complaint Targets Cameroonian President’s Daughter Brenda Biya After Her Brave Revelation

Felix Harbour
11 Jul 2024

In a daring move that has captured national attention, Brenda Biya, daughter of Cameroon President Paul Biya, came out as a lesbian by posting a heartfelt photo with her girlfriend. The announcement has led to both support and backlash, including a formal complaint by an anti-LGBTQ group. The situation highlights the ongoing struggle for LGBTQ rights in Cameroon, where same-sex relations are criminalized.

Kenyan Youth Dismiss Ruto-Raila Dialogue Proposal: Demand Immediate Action

Kenyan Youth Dismiss Ruto-Raila Dialogue Proposal: Demand Immediate Action

Felix Harbour
10 Jul 2024

In a bold move, Kenyan youth have dismissed the proposed multi-sectoral dialogue by President William Ruto and Azimio leader Raila Odinga. Accusing Odinga of hijacking their movement, they demand concrete actions over discussions. The 150-member panel, intended to address issues like unemployment and corruption, is now rejected by the youth in their fight for tangible solutions.

Jeremy Hunt Bows Out of Tory Leadership Race: Key Contenders to Replace Rishi Sunak

Jeremy Hunt Bows Out of Tory Leadership Race: Key Contenders to Replace Rishi Sunak

Felix Harbour
7 Jul 2024

Jeremy Hunt, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has officially announced he will not be partaking in the Tory leadership race to replace Rishi Sunak. This decision unveils a contest with several prominent names like Kemi Badenoch, Suella Braverman, Tom Tugendhat, David Cameron, and James Cleverly vying for the position. Party unity and policy direction will be central issues as candidates vie for support.

Biden Stumbles While Trump Makes False Claims in 2024 First Presidential Debate

Biden Stumbles While Trump Makes False Claims in 2024 First Presidential Debate

Felix Harbour
28 Jun 2024

The first US presidential debate between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump was a night of uneven performances. Biden stumbled early on, while Trump made numerous false claims. Topics ranged from abortion to the economy, with both candidates trading harsh criticisms. With the race tightening, both aimed to show their command of pressing issues ahead of the November election.

Law Society of Kenya Challenges KDF Deployment Over Internal Security Concerns

Law Society of Kenya Challenges KDF Deployment Over Internal Security Concerns

Felix Harbour
26 Jun 2024

The Law Society of Kenya has taken legal action to stop the deployment of Kenya Defence Forces to manage internal protests. They argue there was no official emergency declared and that the military is not trained for civilian security. The matter will be heard in court following approval of the deployment by Parliament.

Effective Strategies for Local Governments to Handle Hate Speech During Public Comment Sessions

Effective Strategies for Local Governments to Handle Hate Speech During Public Comment Sessions

Felix Harbour
26 Jun 2024

This article explores the rising issue of hate speech during public comment sessions at local government meetings, focusing on strategies jurisdictions can implement to mitigate their impact. It underscores the significance of preparing for such incidents and offers practical tips sourced from local officials and experts.

South African MP Renaldo Gouws Faces Equality Court Over Alleged Hate Speech

South African MP Renaldo Gouws Faces Equality Court Over Alleged Hate Speech

Felix Harbour
20 Jun 2024

South African MP Renaldo Gouws is being taken to the Equality Court by the SA Human Rights Commission over alleged hateful comments. His party, the Democratic Alliance, has suspended him following backlash over a resurfaced video. The SAHRC considers Gouws' comments as hate speech under the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act.

Atiku Criticizes Nigeria's Economic Policies in Tinubu's First Year: Calls for Immediate Reforms

Atiku Criticizes Nigeria's Economic Policies in Tinubu's First Year: Calls for Immediate Reforms

Felix Harbour
30 May 2024

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has criticized President Bola Tinubu's first year in office, citing the country's ongoing economic struggles. He argues that Tinubu's policies have worsened macroeconomic stability, despite promises to revamp the economy, create jobs, and ensure food security.

South Africa's 2024 Elections: Prepping for a New Coalition Era

South Africa's 2024 Elections: Prepping for a New Coalition Era

Felix Harbour
28 May 2024

As South Africa gears up to elect its seventh democratic Parliament, signs point to a shifting political landscape. The ANC's long-standing dominance may dwindle, ushering in a new era of coalition governments. The Democratic Alliance, Economic Freedom Fighters, Inkatha Freedom Party, and a new contender, uMkhonto weSizwe, will play pivotal roles. The country's future hinges on unity and collaborative governance.

Rishi Sunak's Northern Ireland Visit: Highlights and Key Moments from the Election Campaign

Rishi Sunak's Northern Ireland Visit: Highlights and Key Moments from the Election Campaign

Felix Harbour
24 May 2024

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak visited Northern Ireland as part of his election campaign, highlighting government's efforts and plans while connecting with locals. Accompanied by Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris, Sunak visited Belfast's Titanic Quarter, endorsed the Windsor Framework, and signaled support for Boris Johnson. He emphasized economic progress and willingness for public debates.