Day: January 6, 2018

‘Our Hearts Are Breaking’: Firefighter, Resident Killed in North Philadelphia Blaze

Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel paused briefly Saturday before delivering the devastating news. Lt. Matthew LeTourneau, an 11-year...

Stephen Curry of Golden State Warriors nets season-high 45 points in 3 quarters vs. LA Clippers

LOS ANGELES -- The Golden State Warriors' two-time MVP, Stephen Curry, exploded for a season-high 45 points in...

13 killed by gunmen in troubled region of Senegal – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

It was the worst attack in years in the West African nation's restive southern region, where a separatist...

Kenya Denies Giving Asylum to Former Zimbabwean Minister Jonathan Moyo

By Kipchumba SomeThe government has denied claims that it has given political asylum to a former powerful Zimbabwean...

Firefighter, civilian killed in Philadelphia house fire

A Philadelphia firefighter was killed Saturday after being pinned down by debris while fighting a two-alarm blaze in...

Kiley McKinnon all but seals Olympic aerials spot with first World Cup win – OlympicTalk

BISCHOFSHOFEN, Austria (AP) — Kamil Stoch of Poland rounded off his second straight Four Hills Tournament victory by...

1 firefighter, 1 civilian dead in North Philly rowhome blaze

One firefighter and one civilian died after a two-alarm fire broke out in a North Philadelphia rowhome on...

8 migrants dead, 86 rescued from sinking boat off Libya – 680News

At least eight migrants died and 86 others were rescued Saturday from a smugglers' rubber dinghy after it...

Sudan:Sudan’s Bread Price Through the Roof As of Today – AllAfrica.com

Khartoum has increased the price of flour, and it more than tripled in several states of the country...

Former Coach Star And Longtime Comedian Jerry Van Dyke Dead At 86

The famed younger brother of Dick Van Dyke and a longtime actor on Coach and other projects, Jerry...

Chiefs, SuperSport play to a thrilling goalless draw in Mbombela

Kaizer Chiefs failed to give their legion of fans a fitting birthday present after they were held to...

At least 25 dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya: rescue charities

Rome - At least 25 people are feared to have drowned in a shipwreck off Libya after a...

Egyptians attack police station after detainee’s death

Cairo - Egypt's official news agency says dozens of protesters have attacked a Cairo police station over reports...

Uganda: Where Do the Different Foods On Sale in Kampala Come From?

By Tom MalabaFood baskets. Not many of us care about where the food we are served is grown....

.com | Grace Mugabe faces probe over ‘fake’ degree: report – News24

Academics at the University of Zimbabwe have petitioned the anti-corruption commission to investigate the "suspicious" way in which...

Cape Verde seeks to strengthen regional influence

Cape Verde has decided to strengthen its presence in West Africa by appointing a Minister of Regional Integration,...

South Africa: Tributes Pour in for SA Man Who Died in Hot Air Balloon Crash

Tributes are pouring in for a South African man who died when a hot air balloon crashed in...

Trump Suggests Freezing $1.9B in Aid to Pakistan Just the Start

WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD —  U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be ratcheting up the pressure on Pakistan, suggesting he would...

Kenya:Goods Shortage Stalls Kenya SGR Cargo Business – AllAfrica.com

Cargo shortage has hit the standard gauge railway's goods haulage business that was launched on Monday, forcing Kenya...

Lake Illawarra woman survives fatal air balloon crash in Egypt – Illawarra Mercury

The balloon's pilot lost control in high winds near the southern Egyptian city of Luxor after taking off...

Ethiopia to Consider Pardoning Some Members of Opposition Parties

Photo: VOA Ethiopia map. By Salem SolomonThe government of Ethiopia says it will consider pardoning or dropping charges...

Orlando Shooter’s Wife Knew He Would ‘Do Something Bad’

Orlando Shooter's Wife Knew He Would 'Do Something Bad' | Time Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Wife Knew He 'Was...

Will challenge Lalu’s jail term in HC: Tejashwi Yadav

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav today said a special CBI court verdict sentencing his father Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half...

India’s brilliant Pandya punishes sloppy S.Africa | Sport

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - India all-rounder Hardik Pandya punished sloppy South Africa by smashing a quick-fire half-century to...

Sudan deploys thousands of militiamen on border with Eritrea – Walta Information Centre

Sudan has deployed thousands of government militia Rapid Support Forces fighters to the eastern state of Kassala on...

Nigeria: 1,050 Boko Haram Insurgents Surrender

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said 1, 050 insurgents had surrendered to troops in Lake Chad and Monguno...

Tillerson says Korea talks show U.S. strategy is working

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that rare talks planned for next week between North and South...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe’s ‘High-Living’ Sons Face Corruption Probe… May Be Arrested – Report

Former president Robert Mugabe's high-living sons face arrest for alleged corruption during their father's time in office, a...

African Standby Force: Continental Logistics base inaugurated in Douala by PM… – CRTV

Cameroon's Prime Minister - Head of Government, Philemon Yang has inaugurated the Logistic base of the African Union...

CAF expresses gratitude to Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo – GhanaSoccerNet.com

The President of the Confederation of Africa Football Dr. Ahmad has expressed profound gratitude to the President of...

Transforming the industry sector through capable… – Walta Information Centre

Japanese casual wear retailer, Uniqlo, had on December 27, 2017 stated that it had opened its first African...

Justice Department’s policy shift may slow booming pot industry

America’s marijuana industry, already threading a thicket of conflicting state and federal laws, entered a new era of...

Why Mentorship Matters – Africa.com

Nnenna Anthonia Olorunfemi, Lead Contract Performance Manager at GE Power at the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas plant, is...

South Africa:Update – Train and Truck Collision Death Toll Now At 19 – AllAfrica.com

At least 19 people have been confirmed dead after a Shosholoza Meyl passenger train crashed into a truck...

Nigeria: Mourinho Tips Romero to Start in Goal for Argentina Against Eagles

Photo: Pixabay Soccer ball in a stadium. Mourinho tips Romero to start in goal for Argentina against Eagles...

Ethiopia to Close Maekelawi Detention Centre, Free Political Prisoners

Today, Ethiopia's ruling coalition announced it would release political prisoners and close the infamous Maekelawi detention center in...

Zim govt targets Mugabe’s ’14 farms’… he’s likely to remain with only 1: report

Harare - Zimbabwe's Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri has reportedly ordered an audit of former president Robert Mugabe's "multiple...

Uganda: Is Uganda Ready for ‘Test and Treat’ in HIV Fight?

By Henry ZakumumpaIn November 2015, the World Health Organization released new guidelines recommending that all people diagnosed as...

Mandalay Bay staff had at least 10 interactions with gunman during his stay, hotel reveals

Workers at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino had more than 10 interactions with Las Vegas gunman Stephen...

Wenger invited to Weah’s inauguration as Liberia’s president – KCTV5

Raised in a ... . FILE - In this Jan. 7, 1996 file photo, AC Milan's Liberian-born striker...