Day: December 7, 2017

Southern California Fires Live Updates: Threats in Ventura and San Diego Counties

(Want to get California Today, our daily newsletter on the state, by email? Here’s the sign-up.)LOS ANGELES —...

Kenya makes changes – Fiji Times

THE Menengai Oilers duo of Erick Ombassa and Samuel Muregi have been called up to the Kenya 7s...

House passes bill to fend off government shutdown

Right now, Speaker Paul Ryan and other House Republican leaders believe they’ll have the votes to pass a...

Larry Nassar gets 60 year federal sentence in child pornography case

CLOSE Larry Nassar's attorneys Shannon Smith and Matt Newburg talk after the sentencing for Larry Nassar in Grand...

FBI Director Christopher Wray Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee : NPR

Updated at 4:30 p.m. ET FBI Director Christopher Wray defended his agency publicly Thursday for the first time...

Cervical mucus removal may improve pregnancy chances – PhysOrg Weblog

Cervical mucus removal before intrauterine insemination can improve pregnancy outcomes in women with unexplained infertility, according to a...

One in two Africans don’t know HIV status: expert – PhysOrg Weblog

Thirty-five years after the start of the AIDS epidemic, one person in two in sub-Saharan Africa "does not...

Car crash injures at least 6 near World Trade Center in lower Manhattan

Last Updated Dec 7, 2017 3:12 PM EST NEW YORK -- At least six people were hurt when a...

Pastor at New Jersey Church Accused of Assaulting 4 Kids

Pastor at New Jersey Church Accused of Assaulting 4 Kids U.S. News & World ReportPastor, Christian festival founder...

UN condemns ‘heinous’ sale of migrants in Libya as slaves

New York - The UN Security Council is condemning the sale of African migrants into slavery in Libya...

Burundi refugees refuse ‘biometric’ registration in DRC

Bukavu - More than 2 000 Burundian refugees living in a transit camp in Democratic Republic of Congo...

Ghanaian businessman wins award in Nigeria – GhanaWeb

His reputation as an ardent supporter of the arts, culture, education, and fashion transcends his native country, Ghana....

Hate crimes continue to persist across the U.S. | Feedback – NJ.com

There are two original sins in this country. The first is the genocide of the native people of...

Top 10 Kenyan Music Singles 2017

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There Atiku goes: Nigeria’s most ambitious nomad moves home again

The controversial former vice-president has now switched parties for the fourth time. Could this defection be the decisive...

Coming to you from a Cairo village: Egypt’s first minicar – Canada.com

In Egypt, where many suffer under economic hardship, 35-year-old entrepreneur Ahmed Saeed el-Feki has been working hard to...

FBI Director Christopher Wray defends agency

Wray told the House Judiciary Committee his agents work hard "protecting the American people and upholding the rule...

South Africa: Border Operating Hours Extended Over Holidays

To ensure the smooth movement of people and goods in and out of South Africa during the peak...

.com | UN raps Cameroon over rights abuses in Boko Haram fight – News24

The UN Committee against Torture has asked Cameroon to stop its troops from committing "atrocities" in its fight...

South Africa: EFF Slams ‘Reactionary’ Trump Over Jerusalem Decision

Photo: allAfrica.com Left: U.S. President Donald Trump. Top-right: Economic Freedom Fighters supporters. Bottom-right: Flag of Israel. The EFF...

Tanzania/Kenya: Zanzibar Beat Rivals Tanzania to Top Group

Photo: Daily News A soccer ball in the net (file photo). By Vincent OpiyoZanzibar came from a goal...

S.Sudan MP assassinated in Uganda

By DAILY MONITORMore by this Author A South Sudanese MP was shot and killed by unknown gunmen in...

It takes 20 minutes to brew this Ethiopian coffee and it’s worth the wait – CBC News

The coffee at King Solomon and Queen of Sheba Ethiopian Restaurant is a must-try drink, says Metro Morning...

Eritrean referee helps refugees through football – Newsday

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Mohamed Salah, Victor Moses and Sadio Mane discuss England and African nations chances of...

Nigeria: Rainoil Open Tennis Championship Serves Off Tomorrow

The annual Rainoil Tennis Open Championship will take place between December 8 and 10 at the Lagos Country...

Colbert to Trump: Sorry you didn’t get Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ but ‘at least some of your accusers did’

Late-night host Stephen Colbert mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of...

Watchdog says Muslim Sufi shrines in Libya face more attacks – The Progress

Thursday's Human Rights Watch statement says two historic Sufi mosques were attacked in November and October in the...

Tanzania: Eight Die of Cholera in Songea

By Joyce JoligaSongea — At least eight people have died of cholera in Nyasa District, Ruvuma Region. Speaking...

Real face defensive crisis for Sevilla clash | Sport

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will be without three of his first-choice back four for...

Ghana: ‘Built With Stolen Funds’ – Cracking Down on Corruption

Photo: Ghana Star Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was duly sworn in as the President of the Republic of...

World Cancer Day 2018 will be on Sunday, 4 February

The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC),  the largest international cancer-fighting organisation has announed Sunday Februeary 4, 2018...

#EndSARS: Why a few reforms won’t fix the world’s worst police force

Nigerians are calling for Special Anti-Robbery Squad, a notoriously brutal police unit, to be disbanded. With good reason....

KWS new digital radio system for wildlife surveillance

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS),  a state agency in charge of wildlife managemenrt has said that it has...

Crisis of invisibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Less than 1 in 2 births registered

Ninety-five million children have not had their births registered across Sub Saharan Africa, and if decisive action is...

Africa: President Farmajo to Attend African Business Summit in Egypt

The President of Guinea, current chair of the AU, will be joining the Forum as well as the...

Uganda Begins Somalia Troop Withdrawal

Uganda's military says it has begun the withdrawal of 281 troops serving in the African Union peacekeeping mission...

Ethiopia: Agro Processing Industrial Parks to Attract More FDI

By Yohanes JemanehDuring this time, the manufacturing sector is also expected to grow by 25 percent annually. To...

Dozens of Ugandan troops withdrawn from Somalia duty – The Washington Post

Uganda's military has begun withdrawing dozens of its troops from a regional force in Somalia, a military official...

Cameroon: The Ultimate Goal Is to Have Interconnected Regional Capitals”

interview By Amindeh Blaise AtabongAlamine Ousmane Mey, Minister of Finance. What is your appraisal of the last two...

Africa: Amira Al – Fadil Calls On African States to Benefit From Sudan’s Experiment in Childhood Field

Khartoum — The Commissioner of Social Affairs of the African Union, Amira al Fadil, has called on the...