Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Hayat Boumeddiene: France’s most-wanted woman

A crossbow in her hands and covered head-to-toe in a black Islamic headwear and robe that leaves only her eyes visible -- that is...

When Will the North Face Its Racism?

By ISABEL WILKERSON ATLANTA — THE groundswell of protests over police brutality in the closing days of 2014, when people dropped to the marble floor...

Man wrestles with robbers after smash-and-grab

Johannesburg - Two men were arrested for attempting to steal a man's wallet from his car in Sandton on Thursday afternoon, Johannesburg metro police...

Egypt to begin vote for parliament in March  

Cairo: Egyptians will begin heading to polls in late March to elect their first parliament in more than two years, the election commission said...

What Happened This Day In History

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics,...

Verdict Reversal Lets Yonas Out of Jail

Addisfortune Yonas Kassahun, an Ethiopian Diaspora from Germany The Federal High Court 12th Appellate Bench freed Yonas Kassahun, an Ethiopian Diaspora from Germany, from jail, amending...

Kenya Security Act Threatens Refugees

NAIROBI/DADAAB,  (IRIN) - Human rights groups are warning that Kenya's controversial Security Amendment Act still poses a threat to refugees' rights despite a high courtdecision...

Striving for peace in Central African Republic

BANGUI, 7 January 2015 (IRIN) - Civil society and religious organisations in the Central African Republic are working to rebuild trust and harmony in...

Drilling begins in Mandera as oil search gathers momentum

By IMMACULATE KARAMBU Drilling of the first well in Block 2B of the Mandera Basin has commenced as the search for oil in Kenya gathers momentum. The...

This Week in African History: 8 – 14 January

By Alistair Boddy-Evans   The Big Picture: Donald Woods escapes to Lesotho, Joy Adamson is killed in Kenya, Joe Slovo dies in South Africa, and two Libyan...

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Paul Pogba says he rejected Real Madrid before Manchester United transfer

Paul Pogba says he was the subject of interest from Real Madrid before he decided to sign for Manchester United. The former Juventus midfielder, who...

Le Monde: Somaliland, the lessons of a ghost country

The former British protectorate (Somaliland), self-proclaimed independence of Somalia in 1991, has not been recognized by any state but tries to consolidate the exercise...

Pentagon foresees at least two more years of combat in Somalia

Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least...