Friday, January 19, 2018

Sudan’s Bashir riding high as he launches re-election bid

By AFP KHARTOUM Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir launched his bid for re-election Sunday, facing little threat to his quarter century in power despite an ailing economy,...

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...

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Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, N.Y. Times, Wash Post, others

The president highlighted negative coverage he said showed bias. President Donald Trump tweeted out the winners of his “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, proclaiming, “And...

United States: ‘New California’ movement seeks to divide the Golden State in half

Two men have launched a campaign to divide rural California from the coastal cities, motivated by what they referred to as a “tyrannical form...

President Behi Discusses Bilateral Relations with Prime Minister Dessalegn

His Excellency Musa Behi Abdi, President of the Republic of Somaliland, embarked on a three-day visit to neighboring Ethiopia, on his second foreign visit...