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Uganda’s Museveni says it is not a bad thing to be president for a very long time

posted on : 08 June,2017

During this year’s State of the Nation address, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni remarked that being a president for a very long time is not a bad thing. The 72-year-old leader who is also one of the longest serving African president made the remark in the address in the country’s parliament that lasted for three-hours due […]

The stars come out in Addis: Int’l ballet stars gala

posted on : 08 June,2017

(Dire Tube News, Addis Ababa)—  A lot of people chat with their families, friends and colleagues heard during the night at the entrance area of Ethiopian National Theatre, on June 7 around 6:30 pm. People, mostly the diplomatic community ballet dance goers were lined-up to buy a ticket for the International Ballet Stars Gala, amounted […]

Indian police arrest one for killing baby, raping mother

posted on : 08 June,2017

NEW DELHI (AFP) – Indian police said on Wednesday (June 7) they have arrested one of three men accused of gang-raping a woman and tossing her baby from a moving autorickshaw, killing the infant. Police released sketches of the three men – including the autorickshaw driver – late Tuesday after registering a case of murder […]

Ten Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

posted on : 08 June,2017

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all. We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we make choices in life that affect how we feel and think about ourselves. We usually believe we are making good decisions that […]

Egypt, Ethiopia still discussing impact study reports: Irrigation ministry spokesman

posted on : 08 June,2017

Egypt is still discussing with Ethiopia an initial report issued by two firms tasked with assessing the impact of the under-construction Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on downstream countries, Egypt’s irrigation ministry spokesman Hossam Imam told Al-Ahram Arabic news website on Tuesday. Egypt is currently negotiating with Ethiopia the period of time over which the […]

Bald men killed for witchcraft, say Mozambique police

posted on : 08 June,2017

Police in Mozambique Tuesday warned that bald people could be the targets of ritual attacks, after the brutal killing of two men whose body parts were to be used in witchcraft. The two bald men, one of whom was found with his head cut off and organs removed, were killed in a part of the […]

Singapore dad sues school principal for confiscating phone

posted on : 08 June,2017

A Singaporean lawyer is suing the principal of a prestigious school for confiscating his son’s mobile phone. The secondary school bans students from using phones during school hours as it considers them a distraction. Andrew John Hanam’s son used an iPhone 7 in school, and it was confiscated for three months, court documents said. The […]

Ethiopia mobile internet still off after a week

posted on : 07 June,2017

Ethiopians were still unable to surf the web via mobile networks on Tuesday, despite government claims the nationwide internet shutdown, which began a week ago, had been lifted. Africa’s second most-populous country turned off its internet access without warning or explanation last week, briefly depriving even diplomatic buildings, like the UN’s Economic Commission for Africa […]

Spectacular Ethiopian student offered 6 mln USD in scholarships

posted on : 07 June,2017

  Believe it or not, Ethiopian Ezra Yosef, 18, has secured a scholarship of 24 top universities of the United States of America, amounting six million dollars. Later this month, thousands of the U.S. high school students will graduate and move on to college, including one spectacularly successful student who has been offered more than […]

Qatar flights on Somali airspace

posted on : 07 June,2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the dispute between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors (all times local): 10 p.m.A Somali civil aviation official says at least 15 Qatar Airways flights have used Somalia’s airspace since Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations moved to sever links with the Gulf nation. The official, who […]

Do you hear that? Here are 20 famous people allegedly killed when trying to leave illuminati

posted on : 07 June,2017

These individuals had a beloved following and are remembered for being great people. But their deaths remain a huge mystery for the most part. Yes, in some case the culprit was caught, but why they did it is another story. Over time the theory that the Illuminati a long reaching organization of power killed these […]

Hamas Angered by Saudi Demand for Qatar to Cut Funding

posted on : 07 June,2017

Hamas expressed shock on Wednesday over Saudi Arabia’s demand that Qatar end its support for the Palestinian Islamist movement as tensions flared between Gulf Arab states. Saudi Arabia and its allies cut off ties with Qatar on Monday after accusing the gas-rich state of supporting extremism across the region. On Tuesday, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel […]

Ethiopian economy will be Africa’s most expansive in 2017 – World Bank forecast

posted on : 07 June,2017

The World Bank says Ethiopia’s economy will be the most expansive on the continent for the year 2017 followed by Tanzania, Ivory Coast and Senegal in that order. This view by the global finance outfit was contained in their Global Economic Prospect report released this month. ‘‘Ethiopia is forecast to expand by 8.3 percent in […]

I am fit to play against Ethiopia- Asamoah Gyan

posted on : 07 June,2017

Captain of the senior national team, the Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan said he is fit to play in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia on Sunday, June 11. The skipper who has suffered injury in recent times is in Kumasi with the rest of his teammates preparing for the crucial game.“I am fit […]

Apple announces a new speaker, iMac Pro and iOS 11

posted on : 07 June,2017

Apple kicked off its annual three-day developer conference by unveiling a smart speaker, a new iMac Pro, a major deal with a rival and its first attempt at taking on Venmo. At the event, held in San Jose on Monday, Apple (AAPL, Tech30) touted a new peer-to-peer payments service and announced a deal to bring […]

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