Day: May 9, 2017

South Korea’s liberal presidential candidate declared victor

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Hours after celebrating his election win with thousands of supporters in wet Seoul...

Behind Buhari’s standoff with the Senate over Nigeria’s anti-corruption czar

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is locked in a standoff with the country’s Senate after it twice refused to...

South Sudan – Crisis Fact Sheet #7, Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 – South Sudan

HIGHLIGHTS • High-level USG delegations visit South Sudan • Violent clashes prompt internal displacement, additional refugees • Insecurity...

Chibok girls: What fate awaits the ones set free?

Image copyright EPA Image caption The Chibok girls who have been released will have to take part in...

Uganda’s Chief Justice Katureebe visits Utah courts

OGDEN — A voyage across continents came full circle this week, as Chief Justice Bart Katureebe of Uganda...

Hamas’ new policy document brings the group closer to Egypt

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal gestures as he announces a new policy document in Doha, Qatar, May 1, 2017....

The conjoined twins hoping to become teachers

As they prepare to leave school, Tanzanian conjoined twins, Consolata and Maria, share their dreams for the future....

Victor Sanchez del Amo sacked by La Liga side Real Betis

Coach Sanchez del Amo has been fired after six months in charge He won seven, drew five and lost...

Ramaphosa’s Bid to Lead South Africa Buoyed by Zuma Missteps – Bloomberg

After months of playing coy about his aspirations to become the next leader of the ruling African National...

Alves special sends ruthless Juventus into final

Brazilian wing-back Alves’s 25-yard strike followed Mario Mandzukic’s opener for the treble-chasing Italian champions as any semblance of...

Rethinking the term Sub-Saharan Africa

Tatenda Mashanda CorrespondentAs politics and cultures change, rarely has linguistics shifted to accommodate the new changes. Some words and...

Climate change, child poverty in Zimbabwe

Amy Wickham Our Children Our FutureIn a Climate Change and Children study (2014), Sihle Motseti (not her real name),...

Turkey gives $40,000 in food aid to Uganda

Turkey's aid agency yesterday donated $40,000 worth of food aid to Uganda, a country currently facing acute food...

Tanzania: One Year On – Lessons From Zanzibar’s Universal Old-Age Pension – AllAfrica.com

Kombo Mohamed, then aged 72, was the first person in Zanzibar to receive the new old-age pension introduced...

Kufuor government sold railway lines as ‘scrap metal’ – Spio-Garbrah – GhanaWeb

The Kufuor administration sold Ghana's railway lines to Indians as scrap metal, former Minister of Trade and Industry...

In Drought-hit Kenya, Selling Water Keeps City’s Young People in Business and Off Drugs

GITHURAI, KENYA —  Now onto his third job since finishing high school a decade ago, Festus Chege is...

Zimbabwe: Govt Okays Harare’s U.S.$30 Million Loan Request – AllAfrica.com

Government has approved a request by Harare City Council to borrow $30 million to buy additional refuse trucks...

Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release – WOGY-AM Pittston

One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be...

Sudan ‘bulldozes Christian church and arrests two pastors’

The church is the first on a list of 27 that authorities have earmarked for demolition, despite government...

SuperSport down Cape Town City in six-goal thriller

The league newbies badly needed the three points to keep Bidvest Wits (57) and Mamelodi Sundowns (54) in...

South Sudan’s Kiir replaces army chief Paul Malong | South Sudan News

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has dismissed Paul Malong, the war-torn country's powerful army chief of staff. Malong...

Kabila names DR Congo’s transitional government despite resistance

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila on Tuesday named a new transitional government, state television said, defying...

U.S. suspends aid to Kenyan health ministry over corruption concerns

The U.S. government has suspended $21 million in direct aid to Kenya’s Ministry of Health amid concern over...

Sudan, Turkey discuss military cooperation in Istanbul

May 9, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf and his Turkish counterpart Fikri Isik Tuesday...

Juventus ease past Monaco to book spot in Champions League final – News

Posted: 9 May 2017 Time: 22:43 Juventus hardly put a foot wrong in the semi-final second leg as...

Specter of death penalty haunts Egypt’s Brotherhood

A defendant, who is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood, shouts slogans against the Interior Ministry during the...

One escaped Kruger Park lion still missing

One escaped Kruger Park lion still missing Kyle Cowan | 2017-05-09 21:17:44.0 Four of the five lions that...

Will Egypt play a role in Iraqi settlement?

Ammar al-Hakim, the leader of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, speaks during a news conference in Baghdad,...

Kenya moves to foster trade ties with Benin

Photo: President Uhuru Kenyatta receives President Patrice Talon of Benin as the two led their delegations in talks at...

Inter Milan Sack Head Coach

Inter Milan have confirmed that they have parted ways with head coach, Stefano Pioli with three matches left...

Sudanese-Italian economic forum held in Rome

May 9, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The third Sudanese-Italian economic and investment forum has been held Tuesday in Rome...

The Standard – Kenya: Betting: SportPesa goes live in Tanzania | The Standard

The Government of the Federal Republic of Tanzania has welcomed and pledged its full support to leading gaming...

Elephants pay unexpected visit to Tanzania university

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | AFP |  Four wild elephants from nearby forests paid an unexpected visit to...

Mexico fireworks warehouse blast kills 14, including 11 children

The blast struck Monday night in a rural area of central Puebla state, Diodoro Carrasco, a senior official...

Alves special sends ruthless Juve into final

Turin - A stunning Dani Alves volley helped Juventus stroll into their second Champions League final in three...

Eric Tinkler dissects the problems that derailed Cape Town City – News

Posted: 9 May 2017 Time: 22:51 Having seen his side's title ambitions all but evapourate in front of...

Uganda: Police Confirm Holding 12 Missing Children of Suspect in Kaweesi Killing – AllAfrica.com

Police have confirmed that they are holding 12 children of Mr Abu Rashid Mbaziira, one of the suspects...

South Sudan Says Divisive Army Chief of Staff Removed – News Max

South Sudan's army chief of staff, who had been proposed for U.N. sanctions and accused of directing last...

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Rick Steves' Europe "Southeast England" Arcing along the southeast coast of England, Rick travels from Canterbury to Dover...

Lifting of ban gives hope to South African sports

South Africa hopes to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup after the government lifted a ban on hosting...