Society

Aboriginal Canadians call for impartial investigation into woman killed by police ~ #AFP:

Canadian Aboriginal organizations called for an impartial inquiry into the death of a young Aboriginal woman, who was shot by a police officer, on Saturday and denounced the discrimination suffered by First Nations people. The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CPA), one of five national Aboriginal organizations, demanded “a public inquiry …

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Sudan seizes property of ex-President Omar al-Bashir ~ #REUTERS:

KHARTOUM – Sudanese authorities announced on Thursday the confiscation of property belonging to former President Omar al-Bashir, his relatives and some former officials. The statement comes from the National Commission against Corruption. These are several large lots and residential properties located in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. According to the commission, …

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Founder of former Farc guerrilla, Colombia’s main rebellion, dies ~ #AFP:

Jaime Guaracas, author of the first shot of the ex-guerrilla warfare of the Farc more than half a century ago in Colombia, died on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday in Cuba, said the party from the former unarmed rebellion. “We sadly announce the death of Jaime Guaracas, founder of …

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Tanzanian opposition denounces president’s “denial” of coronavirus ~ #AFP:

Unlike most African countries which, despite a number of cases significantly lower than most other regions of the world, have decreed containment measures and curfews, Tanzania has closed only its schools, shops and transport continuing to operate normally. “Our number of cases is exploding at an alarming rate, at a …

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Marshal Haftar’s troops lose two cities in western Libya ~ #AFP:

Plunged into chaos since the fall of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya is torn apart today by a power struggle between Khalifa Haftar and the GNA, recognized by the UN. The conflict has been exacerbated over the months by foreign armed interference, with in particular the United …

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Peacekeepers torn between conflict resolution and the fight against the Covid-19 ~ #REUTERS:

“Peacekeepers are not the cure for Covid-19, but they do have a place in the fight against the virus,” said UN peacekeeper Jean-Pierre Lacroix. The Covid-19 pandemic strikes countries that are at peace as well as those ravaged by armed conflict. For Jean-Pierre Lacroix, there is cause for concern for …

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Pentagon Issues New Guidance on Zoom Use | Voice of America ~ #VoA:

The Department of Defense has issued new guidance on the use of the popular videoconferencing application Zoom following a week-old FBI warning about security issues and a VOA report Thursday that military and government employees had continued to use the app. In an email to VOA on Friday, a Pentagon …

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Total containment of Libreville and its surroundings from Sunday ~ #AFP:

The government of Gabon announced Friday the complete confinement of Libreville and three municipalities bordering the capital from Sunday for a period of two weeks. “The confinement of Grand Libreville takes effect from Sunday April 12 at midnight for a period of 15 days, renewable if circumstances require us to …

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Sudanese army on the street for the anniversary of a demonstration ~ #AFP:

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered on April 6, 2019 in front of the army headquarters to demand the departure of Mr. Bashir, about four months after the start of an unprecedented popular protest. Faced with pressure from the street, the army had finally dismissed the autocrat who had reigned …

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8 Things You Should Know about the Love of God

1. God’s love is incomprehensible. No human mind can comprehend God. We cannot define God. We cannot provide a comprehensive account of who he is. He “dwells in unapproachable light” (1 Tim. 6:16). If God is incomprehensible, then so is his love. While we may and must speak truthfully about his love, …

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#JMTUpDates Fact Check: Emaciated Kenyan Claimed to be Man Jailed by ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

One of the false posts, shared on The People’s News Africa Facebook page placed the picture of the emaciated man alongside a picture of a man dressed in military regalia. According to the caption, the two pictures show the same person, Colonel Awad Ibn Awuf. “Breaking News: Colonel Awad Ibn …

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3 Signs to Know Jesus is Now Calling You.

The Word of God describes several kinds of calling, including a general call to everyone, an effectual call to His people, and a technical call to a particular vocation. Jesus may be trying to reach you to encourage you to get on (or back on) on spiritual course. Here are several key signs Jesus is calling you. It’s time to take up your cross and follow Him.

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