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Uganda: Renowned Archbishop suspended for adultery

– Advertisement – The Anglican Church in Uganda has suspended its former Archbishop, Stanley Ntagali for allegedly committing adultery. The Archbishop who retired last year after 43 years in the priesthood has been banned from conducting priestly duties. In a statement on its website, the Anglican Church which has over 13 million followers said Mr Ntagali had been involved in an extra -marital affair with a married woman which he had acknowledged. “He betrayed the office of Archbishop, his ordination vows, and the moral commitments he championed,” the statement said. It called for…

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Egypt: Temple and coffins unearthed at archaeological site

– Advertisement – Egypt has announced a major archaeological discovery at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. Archaeologists have unveiled 54 wooden coffins, many of which can be traced back 3000 years to the New Kingdom period. Another major discovery is the funerary temple of Queen Neit near the pyramid of her husband, King Teti of Egypt’s 6th dynasty which dates back 4200 years. The famed archaeologist Zahi Hawass, who headed the archaeological mission said the coffins include the first dating back to the New Kingdom to be found at…

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Zimbabwe: 10,000 people arrested for not wearing face masks

– Advertisement – Over 10,000 people have been arrested by the Zimbabwean police for failing to wear face masks in public. Some 16,000 others have also been arrested for flouting lockdown restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. Reports say most of the offenders have been ordered to pay an admission of guilt fine. The country imposed a lockdown after Covid -19 cases doubled last month. This has been attributed to festive season gatherings and traffic from neighbouring South Africa, which is experiencing a severe second wave of the virus. – Advertisement – Zimbabwe…

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Kenyan man who woke up in morgue now dies for real

– Advertisement – A Kenyan man who “came back to life” in a morgue sparking shock among Kenyans has now been reported dead, according to local media. Last week the man was reported to be critically ill and declared dead but regained consciousness at the morgue. The man called Peter Kigen, 32 had collapsed in his house and was rushed to hospital. He was pronounced dead and morgue attendants were preparing to embalm him when he regained consciousness. Kigen told Kenya’s Daily Nation newspaper last Thursday that he was happy…

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Ghana: Chiefs angry over funeral plans for ex-president Rawlings

– Advertisement – Some traditional rulers in Ghana are outraged over the burial arrangements for ex-Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings. It follows the announcement by the funeral planning committee that the funeral of Jerry Rawlings will be held on December 23 at the Independence Square in Accra. In a statement the planning committee said the decision was taken by the family and the government which has given an assurance of organizing a state burial ceremony for the late leader who died last month at the age of 73. But this has not gone…

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Africa World 

Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

– Advertisement – Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message on Twitter, the Pope invited “everyone to pray for Ethiopia where armed clashes have intensified and are causing a serious humanitarian situation.” He added that “I appeal to the parties in conflict so that the violence might ceases, life may be safeguarded and the populations can regain.” I invite everyone to pray for #Ethiopia where armed clashes have intensified and are causing…

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Kenyan man ‘comes back to life’ in mortuary

– Advertisement – Kenyans were left shocked after a man reported to be critically ill and declared dead regained consciousness at the morgue. The man called Peter Kigen, 32 had collapsed in his house and was rushed to hospital. He was pronounced dead and morgue attendants were preparing to embalm him when he regained consciousness. Mortuary attendants were getting ready to embalm Peter Kigen’s body when they noticed some movements.https://t.co/XJEd0rZmm0 — The Standard Digital (@StandardKenya) November 26, 2020 Peter Kigen was presumed dead on Tuesday by staff at Kapkatet hospital,…

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How Much Does A 10 Gun Safe Weigh?

– Advertisement – Safes are heavy and come in handy to safely store valuables. But, the weight varies from one model to the other. And, there are factors that determine how a gun safe weighs. On average, a small entry-level gun safe weighs between 200 to 600 pounds. Mid-range ones weigh in at 600 to 1000 pounds while high-end models weigh between 1000 to 1600. The weight changes depending on the type of the gun, with commercial ones weighing all the way up to 5,000 pounds. But, how much does…

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Africa World 

How many lumens is enough for duck hunting Headlamps

– Advertisement – Duck hunting is a growing sport, though it’s not new. As an outdoor sport, It has been around since the days of our ancestors. Ducks are hunted for food, feathers and down, around the world. Numerous types of duck live in the same habitat. They are thus hunted using similar methods. One of the key tools used for duck hunting is headlamp as well as the best survival lighter. Headlamps are worn on the head and have a light source. The light acts as a blinder. The…

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Africa World 

How many lumens is enough for duck hunting Headlamps

– Advertisement – Duck hunting is a growing sport, though it’s not new. As an outdoor sport, It has been around since the days of our ancestors. Ducks are hunted for food, feathers and down, around the world. Numerous types of duck live in the same habitat. They are thus hunted using similar methods. One of the key tools used for duck hunting is headlamp as well as the best survival lighter. Headlamps are worn on the head and have a light source. The light acts as a blinder. The…

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