Day: January 2, 2018

Dozens of vehicles involved in massive pileup near Buffalo, New York

At least 75 vehicles were involved in a pileup on a highway near Buffalo, New York, on Tuesday,...

South Sudanese man jailed for armed robbery spared deportation – for now – Sydney Morning Herald

The 25-year-man, whose identity is redacted, was jailed in 2012 for armed robbery and other offences that a...

.com | Dog rescued off ledge on Lion’s Head – News24

Cape Town's mountain rescuers had little sleep over the New Year's long weekend with Holly - a dog...

South African grandmas take up boxing for fitness, camaraderie – National

Boxing is a tough sport, but so are the grandmas of Cosmo City, a suburb in South Africa’s...

Logan Paul controversy highlights the carelessness of online celebrity in the YouTube era

On the last day of 2017, YouTube star Logan Paul posted a video of a dead body in...

The ups and (mostly) downs of Trump Shuttle, the president’s long-defunct airline

Donald Trump, with the help of Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.), cuts the ribbon during ceremonies marking Trump Shuttle’s...

Orrin Hatch, Utah Senator, to Retire, Opening Path for Mitt Romney

Mr. Hatch’s decision clears the way for the political resurrection of Mr. Romney, the former Massachusetts governor and...

AMBER Alert Issued for Sisters After Mom Found Dead in Texas

Texas police are asking for the public’s help in finding two young sisters believed to be with a...

23 injured in seven-alarm blaze in the Bronx

Twenty-three people — including nine children and a firefighter — were injured early Tuesday in a seven-alarm blaze...

U.S., Britain warn South Sudan parties over ceasefire violations – Times of Oman

UN peace keepers secure a section of the airport on August 12, 2014 as members of the United...

Kenya:Five Militants Killed in KDF Strike Near Somali Border – AllAfrica.com

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers on Sunday killed five suspected Al-Shabaab militants believed to have been involved in the...

‘Today’ Tests the Non-Traditional With Female Anchor Lineup – Variety

Tomorrow has come to “Today.” As the nation’s longest-running morning program, the NBC A.M. show has served for...

Egypt: ESPN Poll Crowns Mohamed Salah As 2017 Player of the Year

Photo: Confédération Africaine de Football Mohamed Salah. Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah was voted best player for 2017, in...

Africa in 2018 – the Old Generation Remains At the Helm

By Daniel PelzThroughout much of Africa, young people still have no say in politics. In 2018, elections will...

U.S. ‘deeply concerned’ over DR Congo’s deadly political crisis

The United States has reacted to political ongoings in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) expressing concern at...

Cameroon: Miss Cameroon 2018 – Chantal Biya Crowns Beauty Queen

By Brenda Yufeh Nchewnang-NgassaAimée Caroline Nseke, a Cameroonian student in Switzerland was elected during the national competition over...

In Case You Missed It – KickOff.com Headlines – January 2 – News

Posted: 2 January 2018 Time: 19:00 If you need to catch up, here are the football stories that...

Ugandan leader signs bill removing presidential age limit

Kampala - Ugandan media report that President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill that removes a...

Death toll from DRC violence now 12: protestors

Kinshasa - The death toll from a crackdown on New Year's Eve protests in Democratic Republic of Congo...

Hajara Mapouka of popular ‘JunkaTown’ comedy series dead – GhanaWeb

Hajara Mapouka, known in real life as Mansa Mensah, a popular actress and one of the main characters...

Ethiopia:Half-Billion Birr Road to Brace Industrial Parks – AllAfrica.com

The giant Chinese state owend enterprise, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd , will construct a road extending...

German AfD MPs under fire for anti-Muslim New Year’s Eve messages

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms Storch waves a bag reading "AfD? Appropriate disposal of right-wing agitation!" in...

Zimbabwe: Enter Year of Expectations

The year 2018 brings high expectations of resurgence -- politically, socially and economically, with Zimbabweans' hopes buoyed by...

Sudanese MPs ‘Will Protest 2018 Budget in Parliament’

Khartoum — An alliance of Sudanese Members of Parliament voiced threats to start a sit-in in parliament after...

South Africa: Factors Which Allegedly Fueled ‘Underworld’ Murders Detailed in Court

A spat which started out over demands for VIP seating at a nightclub and an altercation between two...

Sudan: Dyke Collapse Floods Farms in Sudan’s El Gezira

El Gezira Aba — A dyke protecting a village in El Gezira Aba collapsed and caused the river...

Eritrea: Praiseworthy Environmental Sanitation Activities

Keren — Commendable environmental sanitation activities with the objective of preventing communicable diseases was conducted in Diga and...

Tanzania: Relief As Wholesale Maize Prices Fall to One-Year Low

By Mnaku MbaniDar es Salaam — Wholesale maize prices fell last month to the lowest level in one...

North Africa: Food Security in North Africa Deteriorating, Warns UN

Cairo — Food security in North Africa and the Middle East is quickly deteriorating because of conflict in...

Tanzania: Hospital Blood Bank Dries Up

By Daniel Makaka Thecitizentz Mwananchi.co.tzSengerema — Sengerema Designated Hospital has run out of blood. Patients needing blood transfusion...

Polokwane City sign Sibusiso Sikhosana and Dominic Chungwa – News

Posted: 2 January 2018 Time: 16:47 Polokwane City have added a local defender and a foreign striker to...

Kenya: 8 Things You Should Never Do After 30

opinion By All4womenTo ensure you keep in tip-top shape after as you age, make sure to follow our...

Ethiopia: Peace Club Encouraging Dialogue, Containing Conflicts

By Yosef KetemaThe Addis Ababa University Students' Peace Club said it is working to prevent conflicts among students...

Ethiopia: Is Stunting Eradication Uphill Battle?

By Abebe Wolde GiorgisFor many years, developing countries have been suffering from stunting and child malnutrition. For instance,...

Ethiopia: Creating Nutrition Conscious Society

editorial When it comes to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) ,unlike many Sub Saharan countries, Ethiopia has...

Arsenal’s transfers will depend on key players’ contracts – Wenger | Sport

(Reuters) - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says the Premier League club’s transfer activity in the January window will...

Cameroon’s Far North – From an Emergency Approach to a Sustainable Development Plan

analysis By Hans De Marie HeungoupCameroon has been officially at war against Boko Haram since 2014. Although the...

East Africa: Egypt Proposes to Exclude Sudan From Dam Talks

By Fasika TadesseAmidst tense negotiations over of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Egypt submitted a new proposal...

Trump says Iran people acting against ‘brutal’ regime

President Donald Trump has returned from an end-of-year holiday to face fresh legislative challenges, midterm elections and threats...

South Africa’s Table Mountain accident: Bodies recovered

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The accident took place close to the cable car station on Table...