Obama Welcomed By Step Sister ‘Auma Obama’ To Kenya,

Obama Welcomed By Step Sister ‘Auma Obama’ To Kenya,

US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya – his father’s homeland – on a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital, and a visit to the home of the African Union. Obama landed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Friday and was welcomed at the airport by the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. He later dined with his step grandmother, his sister and other extended family members. At least 10,000 police…

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Obama Attends Private Dinner In Nairobi With Step-grandmother & Kenyan Family

Obama Attends Private Dinner In Nairobi With Step-grandmother & Kenyan Family

  US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya on a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital, and a visit to the home of the African Union. Obama landed in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, on Friday, and was greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta with a handshake and embrace as he stepped off Air Force One. The president’s half-sister Auma was also on the tarmac to welcome him and travel…

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‘Globe-Trotter Vascoda Mugabe’ Ever In Flight Yet National Sports Team, ‘Warriors’ Are Grounded

‘Globe-Trotter Vascoda Mugabe’ Ever In Flight Yet National Sports Team, ‘Warriors’  Are Grounded

President  Robert Mugabe, an assiduous globe-trotter over the 35 years he has ruled Zimbabwe, has this year hardly slept at home. The 91-year-old leader has roamed the world, finding a convenient excuse in his ceremonial roles as African Union and SADC chairman. The government is broke, but the treasury is forced to find millions of dollars to fund Mugabe’s foreign jaunts which now number 25 or so this year; and its only July. He travels…

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Ex Prison Commander Alexandru Visinescu, (89) Jailed 20 Yrs For Crimes Against Humanity

Ex Prison Commander Alexandru Visinescu, (89)  Jailed 20 Yrs For Crimes Against Humanity

A former Communist-era prison commander has been sentenced to 20 years in jail after being convicted of crimes against humanity in the first such trial in Romania. Alexandru Visinescu, 89, ran the notorious Ramnicu Sarat prison from 1956 to 1963, where inmates were allegedly tortured and starved. At least 12 people are said to have died as a result of the abuse. Mr Visinescu denied the charges, saying he was just following orders. Prosecutors had…

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Two Dead And Nine Injured In Louisiana shooting At The Grand Theatre in Lafayette

A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring nine others before shooting himself, officials say. Police said the attacker was a 58-year-old white man armed with a handgun but did not release any further details. Witnesses said the man opened fire about 20 minutes into a screening of a film at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette. Hours earlier, US President Barack Obama told the…

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Nasa Kepler Space Telescope Discovers ‘Kepler 452 B’ A Planet, Older And Similar To Earth, In The Milky Way

Nasa Kepler Space Telescope Discovers ‘Kepler 452 B’ A Planet, Older And Similar To Earth,  In The Milky Way

Nasa’s Kepler space telescope has made what could be the greatest discovery since the launch of the telescope in 2009, by  identifying a planet very similar to Earth in the Milky Way. It is possible that the planet holds water, a primary ingredient for the existence of life, By Nasa’s view,this is the real equivalent of finding something that the human race have dreamed about for thousands of years,typically,another earth somewhere out there. The new world…

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Barrack Obama, Then (25) ,Visits His Fathers Ancestral Village, ‘KOGELLO’ In Kenya

Kenyan Skyline is buzzing with US air patrols ahead of the US president Barrack Obama’s arrival. Obama is onboard the US presidential jet US Airforce 1 enroute to Kenya later today. The US president’s late father hailed from the village of Kogello in Kenya. On his previous visit to Kogello,Obama, then not a President and 25 years old, visited family members and his step grandmother and from the photos, he was at home and thouroughly…

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US President Barrack Obama Due Today In Kenya On His First Presidential Visit

US President Barrack Obama Due Today  In Kenya On His First Presidential Visit

There is heightened security activity in Kenya ahead of the US President Barrack Obama’s arrival today on his first Presidential visit. Barrack Obama previously visited Kenya his late father’s homeland a village named Kogello which he last visited in 2006 when he was a senator. See photos of a previous visit by Obama as a young man to Kenya to see his step grandmother Mama Sarah Obama who raised his father. At present, the ancestral…

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu (83) Back Home After One Week In Hospital

AFTER spending a week in hospital, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is back home with his loved ones. The 83-year-old was admitted to a Cape Town hospital last Tuesday to treat a persistent infection. Daily Sun reported that Tutu has been living with prostate cancer for 15 years. During a press briefing last Thursday, Tutu’s daughter, Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu, said they were confident that her father would recover well. She said: “His medical team prescribed…

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Only 1Passenger, Chess Grandmaster Nigel Short , On Air Zimbabwe , SA to Vic Falls

Only 1Passenger, Chess Grandmaster Nigel Short , On Air Zimbabwe ,  SA to Vic Falls

AIR Zimbabwe recorded another aviation record as it flew one passenger from Johannesburg to Victoria on a 105-seater plane. The Boeing 737 plane has 12 business and 93 economy class seats. The lone passenger chess grandmaster Nigel Short went on micro blogging site, Twitter, announcing to the world as the troubled airline continued breaking aviation records, but for the wrong reasons. “I am not saying they are losing money, but I was the sole passenger…

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