Year: 2017

Sears is giving shoppers even fewer reasons to go to its stores

Sears hasn’t turned a profit since 2010. (Toby Talbot/AP) Shares of Sears Holdings soared as much as 19...

Turkey’s Arrest of German Activist Heightens Nations’ Tensions

German officials have sought to maintain a calm, patient tone, even while expressing concerns over Mr. Erdogan’s steady...

Self Drive Safari with 4×4 Car Hire Uganda

Are you an adventurous traveler? 4×4 Car Hire Uganda allows you pick a public game park, rent a...

Clashes between herdsmen, farmers kill 33 in Nigeria

By AFPMore by this Author At least 33 people were killed in clashes between cattle herders and farmers...

Pierre Nkurunziza makes first foreign trip in two years

By AFPMore by this Author Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza arrived in Tanzania on Thursday for his first foreign...

Chipotle Falls Again as Norovirus and Mice Steal Spotlight | CMO Strategy

Chipotle has enlisted RZA for a music-themed promotion, but news keeps getting in the way. Credit: Chipotle Chipotle...

Family of Australian woman fatally shot by Minneapolis police hires Philando Castile’s family lawyer

Family of Australian woman fatally shot by Minneapolis police hires Philando Castile's family lawyer New York Daily NewsFamily...

Exxon to Challenge Treasury Finding It Violated Russia Sanctions

Exxon Mobil Corp. says it is legally challenging a $2 million fine assessed against it by the U.S....

Family of Australian Woman Killed by Minneapolis Police Hires Lawyer

Family of Australian Woman Killed by Minneapolis Police Hires Lawyer U.S. News & World ReportFamily of Australian woman...

Parole board votes to release O.J. Simpson from prison in October

LOVELOCK, Nev. -- A parole board has unanimously voted to release former football star and convicted felon O.J....

The red tape that could slow down Musk’s tunnel plans

It wasn't long after Elon Musk tweeted he had "verbal government approval" to build an underground Hyperloop from...

Publicly skewered by his boss, Sessions says he’s staying on

By Eric Tucker and Sadie Gurman | AP By Eric Tucker and Sadie Gurman | AP July 20 at 3:28 PM WASHINGTON...

Africa Cup of Nations moved to June and July and expanded to 24 teams

The Africa Cup of Nations will feature 24 teams from 2019 onwardsThe 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will...

Call Of Duty: WW2 Zombies Mode Officially Revealed; Check Out The Trailer Here

It's no secret that Call of Duty: WWII is going to have a Zombies mode; over the past...

‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Shows Off Action-Filled New Scenes at Comic-Con

Matthew Vaughn's spy film brought stars Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal and Jeff...

60 People Told Officials They Got Sick From Eating at Virginia Chipotle Location

The illness outbreak at the Chipotle location in Sterling, Virginia, sickened approximately 60 people, the local health department...

SAP Skills For Africa Launches First East African Chapter

* First true East African class as group includes graduates from Uganda and Ethiopia.* All 55 graduates will...

Syrian rebels feel betrayed by U.S. decision to end CIA support. ‘It will weaken America’s influence.’

ISTANBUL — Syrian rebel commanders said Thursday that they were disappointed in the Trump administration’s decision to end...

U.S. says Exxon under Tillerson violated Russia sanctions in 2014

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday admonished Exxon Mobil Corp for "reckless disregard" of U.S. sanctions...

Moon Dust Bag, Accidentally In Private Hands, Auctioned For $1.5 Million : The Two-Way : NPR

During a media preview on July 13, Cassandra Hatton of Sotheby's displays the Apollo 11 contingency lunar sample...

Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington died of an apparent suicide by hanging Thursday morning, according to The Associated...

Burundi Robotics Team Vanishes After U.S. Competition

Joe Sestak, a former Pennsylvania congressman and retired Navy admiral who is president of First Global, the nonprofit...

Gorilla Safaris Adventure in Uganda & Congo

There are very few places where you can see primates in the wild; the world’s largest primates survive...

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41: report

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41: report New York Daily NewsChester Bennington Dies at Age 41:...

Ugandan Police Arrest 56 for Holding Illegal Meetings – US News & World Report

Ugandan police have arrested 56 people for holding illegal assemblies, the police said on Thursday, but an opposition...

Michael Vick on Colin Kaepernick: ‘What I said, I should have never said’

Colin Kaepernick is a free agent. The particulars of why that remains the case is up for debate...

US Finally Ends Laptop Ban Due to ‘Enhanced Security Measures in Place’

You are now free to fly with your laptop onboard US-bound flights from the Middle East. The Department...

India Picks Ram Nath Kovind, of Caste Once Called ‘Untouchables,’ as President

He was opposed for the office by Meira Kumar, a Dalit from the Indian National Congress party who...

Top Africa stories: Kaunda, Africa, Zim

Stop violence, Mugabe told following 'savage attacks' in some partsHarare – Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, the Movement for...

What John McCain learned from Ted Kennedy on challenging his own party

Ted Kennedy liked to tell a favorite story about Sen. John McCain. The late Massachusetts Democrat and the...

Burundi robotics team missing after competition in DC

Washington - Six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after competing in an...

Uganda arrests dozens of opposition activists

Kampala  - Police in Uganda announced the arrests of opposition activists this week amid speculation that longtime President...

21 Next Generation African Leaders Announced As Winners Of The Resolution Social Venture Challenge

Mastercard Foundation Scholars to receive seed funding and mentorship to lead impactful projects in their communities Ten teams...

Revised version of withdrawn health-care bill would still leave 22 million more Americans uninsured, CBO says

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), left, and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Tex.) leave the White House...

Republicans rally around Sessions after Trump criticism

Republicans on Thursday rushed to the defense of Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsYour income paid for welfare fraud...

Elon Musk Claims U.S. Approval For World’s Longest Tunnel

Elon Musk says he won “verbal” government approval to build the world’s longest tunnel for an ultra-high-speed train...

O.J. Simpson appearing before parole board, seeking early release from prison

LOVELOCK, Nev. -- Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson is appearing before a parole board Thursday,...

Elon Musk says he has ‘verbal govt approval’ for D.C. to New York Hyperloop

Transportation pioneer Elon Musk has been known to talk big and sometimes overpromise. But on Thursday, the Tesla...

Russian Senator Praises Trump for Backing Kremlin in Syria by Cutting Ties to ‘Moderate’ Rebels

A Russian senator has praised reports that President Donald Trump has decided to end a covert program designed to...

Where to see some of the world’s most remarkable rock art in Zimbabwe

All photos by Renato Granieri Teetering precariously on top of each other like giant cairns, Zimbabwe’s balancing rocks...