Year: 2018

Gambians enjoy freedom post-Jammeh, but criticise economy

Banjul - A year ago, Gambians wept for joy as Yahya Jammeh went into exile, bringing the curtain...

Africa: ‘The World Has Gone in Reverse’

Photo: HCR/Jean-Marc Ferré Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General. By Tharanga YakupitiyageUnited Nations — A year into his position,...

The Latest: VP Pence Greets Troops in Ireland

The Latest: VP Pence Greets Troops in Ireland U.S. News & World ReportVice President Pence heads to the...

From Tax Refunds to Restrooms, What the Shutdown Has Shut Down

Visitors to national parks will be prevented from using the full-service restrooms. Tourists won’t be able to get...

Conservatives criticize pope’s impromptu airborne wedding

LIMA, Peru — The honeymoon, as it were, is apparently over. A day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines...

Rachael Denhollander, Larry Nassar Victim, Speaks Out : NPR

Former gymnast Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to file a criminal complaint against Larry Nassar, the former...

Schools rugby a potential risk area for doping, says Sport Ireland

In 2017 Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy placed rugby in a high-risk category of potential doping offenders...

Hawaii Governor Knew Of False Missile Alert 2 Minutes After It Was Sent

A hearing with Hawaii lawmakers on Friday revealed that Gov. David Ige knew last weekend’s missile alert was a...

Kenya investigates ‘sex attacks’ on new mothers at hospital – BBC News

Kenya's health minister is investigating claims that new mothers were sexually assaulted at a flagship hospital in the...

Tom Petty died in October of accidental drug overdose involving fentanyl

Tom Petty died in October 2017 from an accidental drug overdose as a result of mixing medications, his...

Zimbabwean president wants UN to observe vote

By AFPMore by this Author Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa wants international observers including UN officials to watch over...

Vote on funding bill fails in Senate, virtually assuring government shutdown at midnight

A short-term spending bill failed during a procedural vote in the Senate late on Jan. 19, taking the...

Twitter finds 14,000 new Russian accounts linked to the bots and trolls from the Internet Research Agency

A sign with the Twitter logo on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in 2013. (Lucas...

The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfolded

In an 81-page investigative report released Friday, Las Vegas police gave their most comprehensive timeline to date on...

Senate Democrats Kill Bill to Keep Government Open Past Midnight

The House-passed bill would fund government operations through Feb. 16, and extend funding by six years for the...

Why Tunisians Are Back On The Streets

Mass demonstrations in Tunisia after its government announced austerity measures. Youssef Boudlal/ReutersSeven years after the Jasmine Revolution John...

This Flu Season Is The Worst Possible Time For A Government Shutdown

Flu cases are continuing to rise in the U.S., with some states, such as California, seeing record numbers of...

Bread protests, coconut coding, and a volcanic tsunami: The Cheat Sheet – IRIN

Every week, IRIN's team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important...

In Cape Town, ‘Day Zero’ is coming very soon — the day the water runs out

South Africa’s second-largest city is facing its worst drought in a century, with its water supply expected to...

CHAN 2018: Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 as Rwanda overcome Equatorial Guinea

Nigeria's coach at the African Nations Championship is Salisu Yusuf.Nigeria edged past Libya 1-0 at the African Nations...

Rwanda reaps big from hidden gem

By NG'ANG'A MBUGUAMore by this Author Flying into Rwanda at night, one would be hard-pressed to guess where...

Right-wing demand to #ReleaseTheMemo endorsed by Russian bots, trolls

WASHINGTON — The latest attempt by some Republicans in Congress to discredit the Trump-Russia investigation has been embraced...

Earthquake Off Coast of Mexico Measured 6.3 and Struck Near Popular Tourist Town

Updated | A magnitude-6.3 earthquake struck the Gulf of California Friday morning. No immediate damage was reported, according to the Associated...

Russian Twitter accounts pushing for release of ‘shocking’ surveillance memo

Russian-linked bots on Twitter are pushing for the House Intelligence Committee to release a classified report written by...

Olympian Aly Raisman wishes for Larry Nassar to have ‘a life of suffering’

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Friday confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual...

WATCH: ‘Mugabe forgot he fired me,’ Mnangagwa reveals ex-president shocker

Harare – Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly claimed that his predecessor Robert Mugabe had forgotten he had...

After two-year wait, Uganda gets its new cancer machine

Kampala - Uganda's only radiotherapy machine was officially replaced on Friday, nearly two years after the previous one...

JP Duminy Smokes 37 Runs In A Single Over, Creates New Record

JP Duminy broke the South African List A record as he scored 37 in an over. © AFP...

Best Lodges and Exclusive Camps in Bwindi

As you planning your gorilla trekking safaris in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest keep in mind that there are four...

Cameroon: Patriotism – Young Promoters Visit Sopecam

By Emmanuel KendemehThe General Manager of the Cameroon News and Publishing Corporation had discussions with the youths who...

Tanzania:Prime Minister Vows to Resolve Mine-Villagers’ Row – AllAfrica.com

PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday pledged that he would find a lasting solution to the perennial conflicts between...

Kodak Black held without bond after latest arrest

Rapper Kodak Black was arrested Thursday in Florida on several felony charges, including grand theft of a firearm...

Kenya investigates ‘sex attacks’ on new mothers at hospital

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Social media users have claimed sexual assault is common at the Kenyatta...

Rio de Janeiro Car Crash Killed Baby, Injures 15

Rio de Janeiro Car Crash Killed Baby, Injures 15 | Time Baby Reportedly Killed, 15 Injured After Car...

South Africa: Motata Lied, Says Evidence Leader in Tribunal Probing His Conduct

Retired Judge Nkola Motata has been accused of lying during cross-examination before a judicial tribunal probing his conduct....

Namibia: Upholding Medical Ethics Within the Ambit of Doctor-Patient Relationships

By Vitalio AngulaThe Hippocratic oath, the earliest expression of medical ethics in the western world, establishes principles of...

Zimbabwe: ICC Probes Attempt to Bribe Cremer

By Kevin MapasureThe International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Rajan Nayer with three counts of breaching the ICC...

Former world champion Fury regains licence | Sport

(Reuters) - Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is free to box again after the British Boxing Board...

Avid Kiwi volunteer Peter Blinkhorne dies while volunteering in Africa – The New Zealand Herald

Peter Blinkhorne had been working with the Flying Medical Services in Tanzania when he had a brain aneurysm....

Kenya: Tributes Flow for Lecturer’s Wife At Requiem Mass

By James KahongehFamily and friends of the late Rebecca Gombe Mwachongo, the wife of Strathmore University lecturer Fredrick...