Friday, 31 October 2014

Army Takes Over In Burkina Faso, Creates Traditional Authority, Campaore's Where About Unknown.

The army yesterday night, Thursday 30th October, 2014 took over in Burkina Faso after violent demonstration by the populace over Campaore's attempt to review the constitution to enable him continue in power. Compaore's where about is presently unknown. 

In  a communique issued late Thursday, the armed forces chief in Burkina Faso announced dissolution of the National Assembly and government.  General Honore Traore announced formation of a transitional administration for no more than 12 months to run the country and prepare for the "restoration of constitutional order". Communique after cut.....

Wealth-X Reveals: The Richest Woman In Each Region Of The World: Alakija The 9th Richest Woman In The World.

Christy Walton, who inherited a portion of the Walmart fortune after her husband’s death in 2005, is the richest woman in North America and the world with an estimated net worth of US$37.9 billion, according to a Wealth-X list of the wealthiest women in each region released today.

Why I Removed the Veil By Manal al Sharif

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No piece of cloth throughout history has sparked more controversy as the veil. Many Muslim women are forced to wear it daily. The hijab has a spectrum, of course, from its most radical embodiments, the niqab, which covers the entire face, to loose fitting headscarves.
Saudi Arabia comes come second only to Iran in using the power of the stick (the Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice or the religious police) to impose a particular form and color of hejab on all our women. And when I say all our women, I mean all: Saudi and non-Saudi, Muslim and non-Muslim alike.

Botswana: Is Karma Catching Up With Botswana's Ian Khama? By Ayesha Kajee

 President Ian Khama of Botswana

Botswana's President Ian Khama has just won a second and final term, evidence that he retains considerable popularity as a leader.
But some of his countrymen argue that his late father, founding president Sir Seretse Khama, would be disillusioned by his son's less-than-stellar political performance and the increasing authoritarianism which marked campaigning prior to last Friday's elections.

Photos: Memorial Service Of South African Three Sports Stars. Senzo, Mbulaeni And Mwelase

 A young fan looks at a picture of Senzo Meyiwa on a bus parked outside the soccer star's home in uMlazi in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.

South Africa came together to mourn the three sports stars that passed away on three consecutive days in October.

Track and field athlete Mbulaeni Mulaudzi, boxing queen Phindile Mwelase and Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa passed away on October 24, 25 and 26 consecutively.
Mulaudzi was killed during a car accident as he made his way to a meeting in Johannesburg. Mwelase died after spending about two months in a coma after collapsing during a boxing match. Meyiwa was shot dead at his girlfriend's home in Vosloorus on Sunday. More pics after cut...

Stephen Keshi Back As Eagles Coach

The Big Boss has seemingly been asked to finish the job he began by leading the Super Eagles in next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo and South Africa
Stephen Keshi is set to take charge of Nigeria again - less than a fortnight after being sacked.

The 52-year-old was fired on October 16 and replaced by former coach Shaibu Amodu on an interim basis.