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African Presidents Transported into a bus to Queen’s Burial

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A photo showing African Presidents in a Bus to Queen’s Burial Ceremony.

In a bid to pay a farewell to Queen Elizabeth II’s body, many African Presidents have been captured being transported into a bus to the Funeral Ceremony, on September 19th, 2022.

In the photo taken by one of the African Presidents, Dr. William Ruto President of Kenya and Mama Samia Suluhu Hassan, the President of Tanzania among other presidents, appeared with their facial expressions.

This abrupt insight has interested many African critical, readers, writers and bloggers to react. Many have posted on social media platforms saying that this sign brings a lot of questions while others say it’s could be the culture and tradition of the Ceremonial respect of the befallen Queen.

After the death of the Queen, many African Critics have shared very many reactions in support of the peaceful death of the queen while other critics have alluded the incident to colonial faults in Africa during the colonial times.

In the view of Uganda’s attendance of the burial ceremony, President Museveni sent a representative, Jeje Odong, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, to represent him during the farewell bid to Queen Elizabeth II’s body.

The Queen is set to be laid to rest on September 19th , 2022. At her death, the Queen has been named the longest serving Monarch in the world history.

Before, the burial of his mother, Charles III is made the King of United Kingdom. He was acceded to the throne on September 8th, 2022. He has been recorded in the British history as the longest serving heir at the age of 73.

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Phaneroo Church to hold women’s Conference

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Phaneroo ministries international is slated to hold its annual women’s conference dubbed my great price conference on the 17th June 2023 at kololo independence grounds.

The conference that gathers women from all walks of life will take place under the theme transformed by grace with different speakers on different matters affecting women with Apostle Grace Lubega being the main speaker who also doubles as the vision bearer of Phaneroo ministries international.

Prior to the day of the event, different activities and engagements do take place such as street preaching, Market preaching in different markets in Kampala such as Nakawa and other metropolitan areas of Kampala with the intention of spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ and creating awareness of this glorious event, inviting people to attend.

The above activities are spearheaded by the Golden mothers, a women wing that are bit older in age from Phaneroo with the intention to spread hope and the love of God from different walks of life especially the women.

This will be the 5th time such a conference of its kind is being held since 2018 with a number of women lives being transformed from various addictions, habits and predicaments and have come to the full knowledge of salvation and lordship of Jesus Christ.

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Finally: Ethiopian Government accepts Peace Talks with Tigrayan Rebels

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Young Tigrayan soldier standing with a gun at his back. .

In a bid to end the Frontline battles and famine strikes in Tigrayan Region, Ethiopian Government has finally accepted African Union (AU) to intervene and organize the peace talks.

The Ethiopian Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor Redwan Hussein commented on his Twitter handle that his Government “accepted this invitation which is in line with our Principle position regarding the peaceful resolution of the conflict and the need to have talks without preconditions.”

The peace talks of this time have been set on grounds of no obstacles and all sides (Ethiopian Government and the Tigrayan Rebels) anticipate to end the 2 year spelt conflict.

In another response, the Ethiopian Government Communication Service, posted a statement indicating that AU is mandated to set a venue and date to lay grounds for peace talks.

However, in a quick reply to the claims , the AU spokesperson Ebba Kalondo clarified down that, “We will communicate details as and when appropriate.”

The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has not yet come out to electrify on these developments. But four months back, the TPLF came out and showed interests in commencing peace talks with their Ethiopian Government counter parts.

An insider diplomatic source tipped in that AU peace talks will be mediated by Kenya’s Former President Uhuru Kenyatta with the Horn of African Envoy Olusegun Obasanjo.

In this conflict, Tigray people have suffered a severe toll of shortages in food supplies, fuel, and medications that have left the region suffer malnutrition cases, in addition to the frontline deaths.

Tigrayan Region in the North of Ethiopia has lost over 500,000 people caused by the war and famine in the last 16 months.

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EAC Appoints a new Chairperson of the Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State.

President of the Republic of Burundi H.E Evariste Ndayishimiye gives a speech at the Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State

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The President of the Republic of Burundi, H.E General Evariste Ndayishimiye has been appointed the Chairperson of the East Africa Community (EAC) based on the July 22nd Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State.

President Ndayishimiye now the Chairperson of EAC, takes over from the President of the Republic of Kenya H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, who became the Chairman of the Ordinary Summit of EAC Heads of State in February 27th, 2021. H.E Evariste Ndayishimiye became the President of Burundi in 2020 after the Late Pierre Nkurunziza the then President succumbed to COVID-19.

At the address of the Ordinary Summit of EAC on Friday July 22nd, H.E Evariste Ndayishimiye assured the house that he will assign himself in the office with the address of EAC bottle necks in improving people’s welfare, catalyse trade integration and enhance infrastructure development. “During my tenure, I will work towards improving the quality of life of the people of East Africa through increased competitiveness and investments. I will work with my colleagues ensure regional connectivity through infrastructure development, such as roads, railways, waterways, airports and the full implementation of the EAC One Network Area,” he said.

Among the other appointments, the Summits of the EAC Heads of State positioned the President of the Republic of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta as facilitator to oversee the implementation of the Nairobi Process on the DRC, as provided for in the modality for establishment and function of the EAC Panel of Eminent Person’s and Deployment of Special Envoy.
In a bid to assign the EAC Court of Justice its function, the Summit of EAC Heads of State appointed Hon. Justice Cheborion Barishaki from the Republic of Uganda as the top Justice of the EAC Court of Justice, Hon. Judge Gacuko Leonard from the Republic of Burundi appointed as a Judge of the East Africa Court of Justice in the first Instance Division.

The summit discussed the Agenda that will be run and implemented after the appointment of the new East African Government. The leadership will update on the Integration of DRC into the EAC, work on the Nairobi Process on DRC, and Admission process of the Federal Republic of Somalia into EAC, and sustainable Financing Mechanisms. Among the other Agenda Updated, the Summit Leadership will be committed to work on Report of the High Level Retreat for the Summit on EAC Common Market and Roadmap for the Integration of South Sudan into EAC.

Amidst all the economic , political, social, and environment addresses of the seven member states, EAC Africa has since waited to have the Federal Republic of Somalia join the community to have the East of the Africa’s dilemmas collaboratively addressed.

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