Media Watch

'19Jan
29

How Venezuela got here: a timeline of the political crisis

(Reuters) - Pressure mounted on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday when the United States sanctioned the economically collapsing country’s key oil exports, in a bid to boost opposition leader Juan Guaido...
'19Jan
29

Analysis: Shutdown 2.0? Trump has reasons to avoid a repeat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump learned over the past month a valuable Washington lesson that old-timers like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell learned long ago:...
'19Jan
28

Trump hits Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro in pocketbook

The Trump administration slapped new sanctions Monday against Venezuelan’s state-owned oil company in its latest effort to push out President Nicolás Maduro and install new leadership under National Assembly chief...
'19Jan
28

What is Dems’ quest to unseat Collins missing? A candidate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrats champing at the bit to unseat Republican Sen. Susan Collins are organizing, raising money and going on the attack. All they need is a strong candidate.Behind the scenes, the...
'19Jan
28

Sen: Kamala Harris focuses on middle class, unity in presidential bid

Jan. 28 (UPI) -- California Sen. Kamala Harris has established a platform focused on "the people" as she vies for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2020 presidential election.Harris, 54, who has served in the...
'19Jan
28

News24.com | The war on corruption is picking up speed. But will anyone go to jail?

South Africa’s latest pursuit of truth has gone up a gear as it enters a new phase in which the stakes are raised for all the protagonists. After a slow start last year, a judicial commission of inquiry into state...
'19Jan
28

Uganda: Museveni Is a Gift From God, Says Minister Bahati

Photo: Yoweri Museveni/Twitter President Yoweri Museveni. The State minister for Planning, Mr David Bahati, has...
'19Jan
28

Twitter diplomacy: How three former Trump rivals influence foreign policy

Three years ago, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Lindsey Graham were fighting to stay in Donald Trump’s orbit as he pulled away in the Republican presidential primary.Now, the three senators with distinct foreign policy...
'19Jan
28

The U.S. military's lost wars

One of the finest military memoirs of any generation is Defeat Into Victory, British Field Marshal Sir William Slim’s perceptive account of World War II’s torturous Burma campaign, which ended in a resounding...
'19Jan
28

NRM Liberation Day provides opportunity for self-reflection

By Awel UwihanganyeOn Saturday, January 26, Uganda celebrated 33 years of liberation, a national holiday that marks the occasion when the National Resistance Movement captured power from Tito Okello Lutwa...

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