Day: November 6, 2017

Behind Rand Paul’s Broken Ribs: A Landscaping Dispute, Allies Say

Police have charged Mr. Boucher, 59, with a misdemeanor count of assault. Authorities on Monday were considering raising...

Disney-Fox Rumors Underscore Changing Business Landscape, Even for Murdochs – Variety

Investors are salivating over the possibility that the Walt Disney Co. will snap up parts of 21st Century...

Editor’s Pick: Fricaine’s African designs debut in OC – The Wave

According to the brand, Fricaine is derived from the French word "Africaine," which means African. The designs embellished...

Texas church shooting: Investigators say gunman Devin Kelley carried out massacre after ‘domestic situation’ involving his relatives

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Tex. — The massacre here that killed more than two dozen people — the youngest of them...

Kenya:Oil-Rich Yet On Edge in Turkana – AllAfrica.com

Rebecca Ekale doesn't believe anything good can come from the black gold bonanza that will bring untold riches...

Kenya protests over Tanzania ‘hostility’

By AGGREY MUTAMBOMore by this Author Kenya has formally protested to Tanzania over what Nairobi terms “a policy...

Disney Is Said to Explore Buying Fox Assets; Talks Now Dead

Walt Disney Co. held talks to buy 21st Century Fox Inc.’s movie studio and other assets, a person...

Egypt opposition lawyer announces bid for presidency

Cairo - A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer says he will run for president in next year's elections.The move...

Cameroon’s President Clocks 35 Years in Office – Voice of America

Cameroon's President Paul Biya is seen at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New...

Nigeria kidnapping: Ian Squire killed and three freed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The kidnapping is thought to have taken place in the Niger Delta...

Ireland wing Keith Earls braced for South Africa physicality

Keith Earls expects Ireland to end up “battered” by South Africa’s physicality, even if Joe Schmidt’s men defeat...

Bus crash in Senegal kills 25 people, some on pilgrimage

Dakar -  Senegal reports say two buses collided, killing at least 25 people and injuring at least a...

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Fired – allAfrica.com

By Lovejoy MutongwizaVice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been fired from government for disrespect, deceitfulness and exhibiting traits of...

Liberia Supreme Court halts presidential runoff elections – Fredericksburg.com

Liberia's Supreme Court on Monday halted the presidential election runoff, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, until the...

Sutherland Springs church shooting: An unlikely hero describes the gun battle and 95 mph chase with suspect

Johnnie Langendorff told The Washington Post how he helped race after the shooter who killed dozens of people...

South Africa: Toyana Still Bullish After First Half of Sunfoil Series

Highveld Lions coach Geoffrey Toyana remains confident rather than hopeful over their Sunfoil Series prospects despite reaching the...

Serge Aurier reveals the big European clubs were afraid of his reputations – News

Posted: 6 November 2017 Time: 20:00 Ivory coast international Serge Aurier reveals he was in negotiations with FC...

Uganda: President Museveni, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Discuss Trade, Investment

press release President Yoweri Museveni has met and held bilateral discussions with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed...

Kenya: NGOs Targeted in Fresh Crackdown Linked to Petition

By Justus WangaThe State has launched another round of crackdown on non-governmental organisations deemed to be opposition-friendly with...

Tanzania:Bank to Pay for U.S.$600Million Railway From Dar to DRC – AllAfrica.com

The World Bank is set to unlock $600 million for an infrastructure project to facilitate trade in East...

Niger Delta leader calls on Avengers to hold off oil attacks – Vanguard

A key community leader from Nigeria's tense Delta oil-producing region called on militants on Sunday not to resume...

The Energy 202: What you need to know about Wilbur Ross and the Paradise Papers

THE LIGHTBULB Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross appears before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to discuss...

One dead, three injured on Kampala-Masaka highway – New Vision

Barely two months after 13 Tanzanian nationals perished on the Kampala-Masaka highway after attending a wedding in Kamoala,...

South Africa:Water Crisis – It Makes No Difference to Us, Say Residents of In… – AllAfrica.com

If the City of Cape Town has to move to Phase 2 - Disaster Restrictions - of its...

Archeologists discover ancient gymnasium near Egypt’s Cairo – SFGate

Egypt's antiquities ministry says archaeologists have discovered remnants of an ancient gymnasium dating back about 2,300 years, from...

Nigeria: Oil Prices Hit ‘Highest Levels’ Since 2015

Oil prices hit their highest levels early on Monday as markets tightened, while Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented...

East Africa: Kenya, Rwanda Remain the Most Business-Friendly Economies in the Region

By Allan OlingoRwanda and Kenya were the only economies in the region to record improvements in the Ease...

Somaliland election: Will the self-declared state show East Africa how it’s done?

Polls suggest a close race for the presidency, but there’s more at stake than just the result in...

South Africa: SA Govt Mum On Botswana President Convoy Debacle

The SA government has declined to publicly address an official complaint from the Botswana government after North West...

Africa: Ivorian Artist Puts a Twist On #metoo – She Says It With Her Hair

Photo: Laeticia Ky A 21-year-old artist in Ivory Coast has found an eye-catching new way to draw attention...

Africa: Why Water, Soap & Toilets Are Keys in Ending Malnutrition

opinion By Tim WainwrightLondon — I started work this morning feeling disillusioned. A report had hit my desk...

Nigeria: Customs Decries Declining Economic Activities in Lagos, Abidjan

By Eromosele AbiodunThe Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme command has described as daunting, the challenges of drastic downturn...

Prince Mohammed bin Salman Aims to Rebrand Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The declaration reverberated around the world — the power behind the Saudi throne pledged...

2 years on: Tanzania’s Magufuli isn’t a bulldozer. He’s a magician.

President John Magufuli hasn’t just “pushed through” change. He’s achieved things that were considered all but impossible two...

Africa: Rwanda Stun Ethiopia in Total CHAN 2018 Play-Off

Visiting Rwanda came from behind to beat Ethiopia 3-2 in the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Morocco 2018...

Eritrea: Election of Area Administrators and Magistrates

Mendefera — Elections with the objective of replacing the outgoing area administrators, managing directors and magistrates who served...

Singer, embroiled in racism controversy, to visit Ghana – Korea Herald

Japanese singer Kangnam is slated to visit the Republic of Ghana to shoot a TV show, the homeland...

Cape Verde’s Goal Is 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2025. Why It May Just Do It

analysis By Erik Nordman, Grand Valley State UniversityCape Verde, the small island archipelago nation off Africa's northwest coast,...

Alleged robber’s mutilated body found on sports field

Cape Town - “He got what he deserved.” That’s what residents of Bloekombos in Kraaifontein are saying after...

Africa: Honoring Courageous Journalism – allAfrica.com

press release New York — Four inspiring journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen will be honored with...