Day: August 16, 2017

Trump and race: Decades of fueling divisions

Last summer, when Donald Trump’s comments about Mexicans and Muslims led to widespread accusations that he harbored racist...

Eritrean priest in Italy denies ‘people smuggling’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Eritrean-born priest Don Mussie Zeraj says better leadership is needed in Africa A...

How does Bank of Uganda change after the demise of Crane Bank? – Daily Monitor

The affairs of an entity in receivership take a long time to resolve. It will be a long...

Cabbage 670×305 – New Vision

Matugga, Buwambo, Semuto, Kapeka, Nakaseke and Kiwoko in Luwero district produce most of the vegetables that feed Kampala...

We’re in trouble when the U.S. can learn from South Africa’s mistakes – The Wave

The day after violence in Charlottesville, Va., broke out I visited Soweto, South Africa. South Africans I talked...

Kenya’s addiction to scandal-prone leaders – Mail & Guardian

If last week's elections are anything to go by, a juicy scandal doesn't hurt the prospects of an...

Nile cruise in Luxor, Egypt – Egypt Today

The U.K. newspaper shed light on the historical nature present in Egypt in its temples, tombs and pyramids,...

Natalee Holloway’s dad reveals he found human remains in Aruba

The father of Natalee Holloway, the American woman who vanished in Aruba 12 years ago, revealed Wednesday that...

In Latin America, Pence Aims to Soften ‘America First’ Message

The trip, which Mr. Pence cut short by a day to attend a national security meeting at home,...

Rep. Joaquin Castro blames special session woes on ‘ugly internal fight’

Related Coverage AUSTIN (Nexstar) — U.S. Congressman Joaquin Castro, D-Texas (20th District), weighed in on the special legislative...

Venezuela prison ‘massacre’ kills 37, governor says

At least 37 people in a southern Venezuela prison died Tuesday night after a massive fight broke out...

Sting On His Final Match With Seth Rollins, The Formation Of The NWO, Big Break Against Ric Flair

Sting spoke with NBC Elmira on a number of wrestling topics. You can see the full interview in...

Governor: 37 killed in gun battle at small Venezuela prison

By Fabiola Sanchez | AP By Fabiola Sanchez | AP August 16 at 7:26 PM CARACAS, Venezuela — At least 37 people...

University of Florida nixes white supremacist Richard Spencer’s speaking request

White supremacist leader Richard Spencer's request to speak at the University of Florida in Gainesville has been rejected...

White Supremacist Who Boasted About Being ‘Ready for Violence’ Cries Over Possible Charlottesville Arrest Warrant

A neo-Nazi who said he was “ready for violence” at the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has released footage of...

Alabama Sues Birmingham Mayor For Ordering Confederate Statue Hidden

In Alabama, a new law makes it illegal to move Confederate monuments. But as Birmingham Mayor William Bell...

Zim govt attempting to invoke diplomatic immunity for #GraceMugabe: SAPS – Iol.co.za

South Africa's police ministry on Wednesday confirmed Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe, wanted in connection with the assault...

Dave Holloway Opens Up About the Closure The Disappearance of Natalee Holloway Stands to Offer Him

"The more you talk about it, the more you come to a realization that this part of the...

Bank of Ghana and the making of Bruce Lee – GhanaWeb

Yesterday I dreamt that Simpa Panyin was pushing a taxi up the McCarthy Hill, with a number of...

American Service Member Killed and Others Wounded in Afghanistan Raid

Photo Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is helping lead the Trump administration’s strategy review for the war in Afghanistan....

Ezekiel Elliott’s appeal getting undeserved help from players’ union

CLOSE Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s strategy for appealing his six-game NFL suspension for domestic violence will involve...

Conor McGregor pleased with switch to smaller gloves for boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

UFC star Conor McGregor had agreed to box Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 10-ounce gloves, per Nevada State Athletic...

England-West Indies test series begins with day-nighter – New Zealand Herald

ESPN.co.ukEngland-West Indies test series begins with day-nighterNew Zealand HeraldIt's unusual for a top international sports team to feel...

Venezuela governor says 36 killed during fighting at prison

Venezuela governor says 36 killed during fighting at prison WHIONews of the day from across the globe, Aug....

MoviePass app lets subscribers go to the movies once a day for $1

Remember the days when going to the movies cost less than $10? Maybe you remember when it was...

Ric Flair’s fiancée opens up about medical ‘nightmare’

The past week has been full of trials and tribulations for Ric Flair and his family. Flair’s fiancée, Wendy...

Digital Ocean and Cloudflare ditch neo-Nazi client, The Daily Stormer

Following the violent far right demonstrations in Charlottesville at the weekend, another two web services companies have terminated...

Somalia under pressure to side with Saudi Arabia, UAE against Qatar

Somalia’s neutralitiy in the ongoing Gulf region crisis has generated a lot of pressure for the Horn of...

Zambia acts against ‘underweight’ loaves of bread, bakeries summoned

After a surge in complaints against underweight loaves of bread sold in Zambia’s capital Lusaka, the state agency...

Kenyan man detained over post-election hate messages on WhatsApp

A court in the southeastern Kenyan town of Malindi has detained an administrator of a WhatsApp group over...

Mother of model assaulted by Grace Mugabe unhappy over immunity bid

Mother of 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, who was allegedly beat up on Sunday by Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe...

NAFTA Negotiators Are Off To The Races! All There Is To Do Now Is Wait

NAFTA Negotiators Are Off To The Races! All There Is To Do Now Is Wait ForbesNew NAFTA must...

Fed officials concerned unclear Trump agenda could hurt economy

Federal Reserve officials privately expressed concerns in a July meeting that a lack of clarity about the Trump...

Coke Studio Africa show premières

Jah PrayzahArts CorrespondentThe much-anticipated reality musical show programme dubbed “Coke Studio Africa 2017” featuring collaborations from different artistes...

Conor McGregor Talks 8-Ounce Gloves, Challenges Floyd Mayweather on Media Call

John Locher/Associated PressJust 10 days away from his epic showdown against Floyd Mayweather Jr., Conor McGregor spoke with...

‘Call your mayor’: Sessions tries to blame Chicago’s crime on sanctuary city policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ripped Chicago for its defiant “sanctuary city” stance against turning over local...

Natalee Holloway’s Remains May Have Been Discovered in Aruba

More than a decade after the infamous disappearance of Natalee Holloway, an 18-year-old from Alabama who was vacationing...

MoviePass Heads on AMC Protests, Remaking Movie Business

MoviePass, a subscription service for film buffs, has long aspired to shake up the exhibition business. But its...

Trump’s isolation grows | TheHill

President Trump’s political isolation mounted on Wednesday, with business CEOs abandoning his economic advisory panels and GOP lawmakers ducking...

Joint Chiefs denounce racism in stark terms as Trump’s isolation grows

The nation’s top military officers issued public statements condemning racial bigotry and extremism, a rare foray into domestic...