Egypt air navigation official says plane did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared, as claimed by Greece.
The head of Egypt's state-run provider of air navigation services says that EgyptAir flight 804 did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared off radar, challenging an earlier account by Greece's defence minister.
Ehab Azmy, head of the National Air Navigation Services Company, told The Associated Press news agency on Monday that in the minutes before the plane disappeared it was flying at its normal altitude of 37,000 feet, according to the radar reading.
In the few countries where the so-called Arab Spring forced a change in leadership, new governments have done little to address people's demands for justice for crimes committed under decades of dictatorship. But Tunisians are hoping they can be the exception to the rule, following the introduction of a pioneering legal programme. In 2013, Tunisia passed a comprehensive Transitional Justice Law, described as the first of its kind in the world.
This law established the Truth and Dignity commission, which is reviewing thousands of cases of human rights violations over a period of six decades.
23 May 2016 – The top United Nations official in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has expressed deep concern about the increasing political tensions in some parts of the Central African country, urging both the majority and opposition sides to reawaken their patriotism.
“The current situation and the dangers weighing upon it need patriotic reawakening both on the part of the majority as well as the opposition, to place the interests of the country above any other consideration,” Maman Sidikou, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Ms Winnie Byanyima, wife to former Forum for Democratic Change party presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has put government on notice over the life of her detained husband, warning that the police may try to gain access to Luzira prison to harm him.
In a statement released after she was allowed access to Dr Besigye at the weekend, Ms Byanyima said she is worried about the life of President Museveni's leading Opposition challenger because he is in “the hands of a scared and increasingly desperate regime.”
Ms Byanyima further claimed the government has acquired unnamed “toxic agents,” which could be
Three people on Monday died — including two who had been shot — while at least 19 were arrested in increasingly violent protests called by the Opposition to drive out the electoral commission.
Medical authorities and police confirmed that nine people were shot, two of whom succumbed, while an unknown number was injured in the rioting which affected nine counties — Kisumu, Siaya, Kakamega, Migori, Homa Bay, Mombasa, Nairobi, Nakuru and Meru. Protests in Kisii went on without incident.
Siaya County Referral Hospital clinical officer Silas Oluoch, said Mr Churchill Odhiambo was shot
HUAWEI Tanzania has announced the arrival of its Huawei Y6Pro to the Tanzania's market. The newest flagship in the acclaimed Huawei Y family, is a classic and timeless celebration of beauty and elegance that combines high style and performance, according to Huawei Country Manager, Mr Huziangyang Jacko.
“The Y6 series is perfect for the Tanzanian market where cost and functionality are equally important. This device is ideal for those who need their phone to last for a period of time without being charged.
It is one of the only phones in this price range that can tolerate days of heavy
A hominin in the same genus as humans and an ape nicknamed "Laia" that might provide clues to the origin of humans are among the discoveries identified by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) as the Top 10 New Species for 2016.
The list also includes a new kind of giant Galapagos tortoise, which could serve as a poster species for conservation and evolution, and two fish — a seadragon in stunning shades of ruby red and pink and, conversely, an anglerfish that would not win an undersea beauty pageant.