Daily Monitor Feb 22, 2017

  • US targets millions in sweeping deportation plan

    The orders sent shivers through US immigrant communities, where millions of people who have spent years building families and livelihoods in the country, most of them from Mexico and Central America, were seriously threatened with deportation for the first time in decades

New Vision Feb 22, 2017

  • Trump’s China challenge

    During the campaign, Trump threatened to retaliate against China for “raping” America on trade, to impose massive tariffs on Chinese imports, and to label...

New Vision Feb 22, 2017

The Independent Feb 21, 2017

  • US sets plan for sweeping crackdown on nearly all illegal immigrants

    Washington, United States | AFP |  The Department of Homeland Security issued tough new orders Tuesday to begin a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in their cross-hairs. Two memos issued by DHS Secreta...

New Vision Feb 21, 2017

The Independent Feb 20, 2017

  • Aid for Sudan to drop despite US easing sanctions

    Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | Global financial support for humanitarian work in conflict-riven Sudan is expected to drop this year despite improved aid access and the easing of US sanctions, the top UN aid official in the country said. “Sudan is taking some very positive steps which ar...

The Independent Feb 20, 2017

  • LAST WORD: Why are Ugandans so angry?

    THE LAST WORD: By Andrew M. Mwenda How economic success has tended to create more political trouble for Museveni than comfort Very many Ugandans are angry, very angry. They feel the country has lost direction. They argue that our politics is corrupted, our democracy in retreat, a...