Day: November 7, 2017

Chief of staff to congresswoman placed on leave following sexual harassment claims

Story highlightsRep. Brenda Lawrence wrote proposed legislation on sexual harassmentUnidentified former employees have accused her chief of staff...

Former Cy Young winner Roy Halladay, 40, killed in plane crash

Roy Halladay, an eight-time all-star, two-time Cy Young winner, and one of only two men to throw a...

UN agency rolls out health services in displacement sites in S. Sudan – Xinhuanet

The UN migration agency said on Tuesday that it has completed rollout of comprehensive HIV/AIDs services in three...

Seed banks help Zimbabwe’s farmers tackle climate change – IRIN

Part of a special project that explores the impact of climate change on the food security and livelihoods...

LiAngelo Ball among three UCLA freshmen arrested in China – CollegeBasketballTalk

Beginning in September and running up through November 10th, the first day of the regular season, College Basketball...

A glimpse of current status in Eritrea – Walta Information Centre

Past twenty six years witnessed the suffering of the Eritrean people. This is the first time the people...

New leads in murder of Australian teacher Gabrielle Maina in Kenya – ABC News

He had a dashcam camera and it showed Gabrielle Maina walking along with her son as she took...

#MeToo campaign resonates with Egyptian women battling harassment

Cairo - The #MeToo campaign that saw women around the world share their experiences of sexual assault struck...

iPhone X estimated to cost $357.50 to make

The iPhone X is estimated to cost $357.50 to make. Óscar Gutiérrez/CNET While the iPhone X is expensive...

USC Upstate shooting: South Carolina campus lockdown lifted

One person was shot during an incident near the University of South Carolina Upstate on Tuesday. The person...

There’s no doubt that South Africa deserve to host #RWC2023

JOHANNESBURG – The fate of Rugby World Cup 2023 now lies in the hands of the rugby federations...

Homeless of war-torn South Sudan seek refugee in graveyard – Xinhuanet

The cemetery, situated at Konyo Konyo, in the heart of Juba, was meant to be the resting place...

Don’t pay DRC taxes, utility bills: rights group

Kinshasa - A pro-democracy group in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday urged citizens to stop paying...

Report: Sustainable Energy for All

In the clean cooking sector, the gap between needs and actual supply of finance for meeting national targets...

Nigeria targets recovery in record budget for 2018

Image copyright AFP Nigeria has set out its budget for 2018, aimed at helping the economy recover from...

Zambia: Lungu’s state capture is so complete he barely needs to pretend

Why President Lungu’s threats to the judiciary mark a new phase in Zambia’s slide to authoritarianism. President Edgar...

Tanzania:Ethiopian Airline Set to Begin Daily Flights to Zanzibar – AllAfrica.com

TOURISTS' arrivals into Zanzibar Islands are set to increase, thanks to the introduction of Ethiopian airlines daily flights...

Ethiopia:Castel Labour Suspends Strike After Pay Raise Vow – AllAfrica.com

The labour strike that occurred at Castel Winery Plc, a sister company of BGI Ethiopia, bottler of St....

South Africa to investigate tax service after Zuma gives go-ahead – Channelnewsasia.com

South Africa will launch an inquiry into weak tax collection by the revenue service after receiving the approval...

TCU lockdown lifted after shot fired on campus

Crime scene tape. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Texas Christian University was locked down Tuesday morning after a...

Marcel Desailly wants Jose Mourinho to be given more time at Manchester United – News

Posted: 7 November 2017 Time: 20:00 Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly says Jose Mourinho must be given time...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Dismisses His Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa

analysis Zimbabwe's Vice President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has been fired. The information was released during a press conference...

Book links Jacob Zuma, his family to illicit money

By CHRIS ERASMUSA new book on South African President Jacob Zuma’s closest friends and protectors alleges that he,...

Ackman Fails in His Bid to Win Board Seats at ADP

Bill Ackman failed in his bid for board seats at Automatic Data Processing Inc., the latest blow for...

Kenya’s Sumgong banned for four years for doping offence | Sport

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong has been handed a four-year ban by Kenya’s anti-doping agency...

Kenya: Outpouring of Tributes Meet News of Gakuru’s Passing

By Laban WanambisiNairobi — Leaders from across the political divide have mourned the death of Nyeri Governor Wahome...

Nigeria: Sokoto State Govt Trains 79 Local Miners to Take Over Govt Mining Sites – Official

Sokoto state government has sponsored the training of no fewer than 79 local miners to acquire modern skills...

South Sudan:Conflict With Hyperinflation, Food Insecurity Threatening Famine … – AllAfrica.com

Fighting in South Sudan has prevented food production, displaced communities and disrupted markets. According to a new UN...

Nigeria: ‘Safe Love’ Moves to Save 1 Million Girls From HIV, Unwanted Pregnancy

By Chioma ObinnaWith available statistics showing that young girls are disproportionately affected when it comes to HIV, Safe...

Africa: World Youth Forum Opens in Egypt Focusing On Dialogue, Interaction

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated on Sunday the World Youth Forum at the Red Sea resort city of...

Eritrea: Material Donation By Chinese Embassy

The Embassy of the People's Republic of China donated different materials to different government, PFDJ and national associations....

South Africa: Duminy to Lead Cobras in T20 Challenge

The announcement of JP Duminy as skipper for the RAM Slam T20 Challenge and the possible availability of...

Cameroon’s Biya Marks 35 Years in Office

Photo: Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo Women in Mbalmayo, Cameroon, clad in dresses with the image of Cameroonian President Paul...

Lebanon PM under house arrest in Saudi Arabia – pro-Hezbollah paper

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who quit as Lebanese Prime Minister in a weekend broadcast from Saudi Arabia,...

Virginians is for lovers of voting on the issues in the governor’s race

Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam have traded heavy fire in Virginia’s gubernatorial campaign, but a newly...

Cameroon:Misaje – Industrialization Projects of Hope to Show – AllAfrica.com

CPDM team leader, Dr Fuh Calistus Gentry stresses need to stand by government with Donga Mantung and Misaje...

Ghana: Stanbic Named Best Private Bank in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

By Victor KipropStandard Bank was named the best private bank in Kenya in the 2017 Global Private Banking...

Jose Mourinho welcomes international break as Manchester United’s injury list grows – News

Posted: 7 November 2017 Time: 12:17 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admits the international break offers his injured...

Hlompho Kekana leaves Bafana Bafana camp after family tragedy

Bafana Bafana midfielder Hlompho Kekana has left camp after a tragic accident that claimed the life of his...

Cash strapped Air Zimbabwe ‘running noisy aircraft’, minister admits

Harare – Zimbabwe's Transport and Infrastructure Minister Joram Gumbo has reportedly admitted that the country's struggling national airliner, Air...