At least 800 people got vaccinated with phony coronavirus shots sold by a group of scammers in Uganda. Authorities said the “vaccine” consisted “more of water than anything else,” and advised victims to get a legit (and free) jab.
The charges filed this week against a Boise man shot multiple times by police officers in late June include allegations that he sexually abused three different children under the age of 13, according to documents from Ada County prosecutors.
The story of the Somali seven — originally a Thai fishing fleet that has engaged in illegal fishing and human rights and labour abuses over several years — shows how foreign players in illegal fishing operations often have the help of Somali actors, both within and outside the government.
The International Bank of Somalia (IBS) introduced on 7 July a first into Somalia’s financial services: a Visa card. The international card will not only offer Somalis a quick and convenient access to money, but it is proof that despite prolonged conflict, the country’s financial sector has remained resilient.
Two suspects were charged with murder and attempted murder on Monday over an assassination attempt on a Ugandan government minister in which the minister was wounded and his daughter and driver were killed.