Mon, 10 May 2021

Vaccine Deserts: Some Countries Have No COVID-19 Jabs At All

N'DJAMENA, CHAD - At the small hospital where Dr. Oumaima Djarma works in Chad's capital, there are no debates over ...

Nigeria's electoral system is still broken. Here's a list of what's urgent

The chairman of Nigeria's electoral commission, Mahmood Yakubu, was sworn in for a second term nearly six months ago. His ...

Chinese Rocket Reentry Predictions Narrow

An out-of-control Chinese rocket is expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere between 1:00 and 5:00 UTC Sunday, but experts do not ...

7 policemen killed by gunmen in southeast Nigeria

Seven policemen were killed in a series of attacks on security installations in Nigeria's oil-rich Rivers state, police said Saturday.Southeast ...

Chad's Military Council Seeks Central African States Support

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Envoys from Chad's ruling military council are seeking support from its central African neighbors in fighting rebels ...

Uganda lawmakers approve smaller budget as foreign funding falls

Ugandan lawmakers approved spending plans of 44.7 trillion shillings ($12.6 billion) for the year through June 2022, about 714 billion ...

Moroccan scholar launches book on Morocco-China relations

© Provided by Xinhua RABAT, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Moroccan sinologist Nasser Bouchiba recently presented his new book "History of ...

Chad Brown-trained Risk Taking now aimed for Preakness

He was headed toward Saturday's Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont as the morning-line favorite, but Risk Taking has been redirected ...

US Tries to Help Resolve Ethiopian Dam Dispute

The United States is again stepping into efforts to resolve a dispute over Ethiopia's massive hydropower dam along an important ...

3 Malian soldiers killed in IED attack

Three Malian soldiers were killed on Friday when their convoy hit an improvised explosive device near the central town of ...

Middle Eastern monarchies: how do Arab ruling families hold on to power?

When the Jordanian royal family gathered on April 11 to celebrate 100 years since the kingdom's foundation, it was a ...

Cuba's push for coronavirus vaccine sovereignty

This is a transcript of episode 14 of The Conversation Weekly podcast 'Cuba's race for a coronavirus vaccine + making ...

With Ambassador Picks, Biden Faces Donor vs. Diversity Test

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is facing a fresh challenge to his oft-repeated commitment to diversity in his administration: assembling ...

Benni McCarthy: 'Good luck to Hugo Broos and Bafana Bafana'

Benni McCarthy has wished new Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos well after speculation had initially linked the AmaZulu boss to ...

Sheriff: Girl Shoots 3 at Idaho School; Teacher Disarms Her

BOISE, IDAHO - A sixth-grade girl brought a gun to her Idaho middle school, shot and wounded two students and ...

Shooting at Idaho Middle School Injures 3; Student Captured

BOISE, IDAHO - A shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school Thursday injured two students and a custodian, and a ...

US Senators Express Support for Sudan's Transitional Government

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - A delegation of U.S. senators who visited Sudan this week expressed support for Khartoum's transitional government in ...

Fintech, SA's bright spot during the pandemic

Fintech companies in Africa raised nearly R20 billion in funding last year despite the Covid-19 pandemic. South Africa was among ...

Women in Cameroon go back to their roots with natural Afro hairstyles

An African adage maintains that a woman's hair is like a crown: it stands high, carrying the history and identity ...

Chinese rocket debrisset foruncontrolledplummet back toEarth

Debris from parts of China's Long March 5B rocket is set to crash down to Earth this weekend - but ...

Algeria warns unions of groups 'sowing sedition' ahead of polls

Algeria has told its trade unions to be wary of "subversive" groups seeking to "sow sedition" ahead of elections next ...

Slow vaccine rollout puts Africa in 'race against time', WHO warns

The World Health Organization has warned of a new wave of Covid-19 infections in Africa amid a slow vaccine rollout ...

Cosmic Concert for Global Astronomy Month 2021

MUSICEvery year, April is a special month for aspiring astronomers and stargazers all over the world as it is Global ...

Vikings Sign TE Shane Zylstra

Vikings PR Eagan, Minn. (May 7, 2021) - The Minnesota Vikings announce the team has signed tight end Shane Zylstra.SIGNED:PLAYER ...

Inside the Numbers: The Jets' 7 QB 'Aces,' All in Passing

From Namath to Wilson: How Rd. 1 Picks Threw in Their College Careers Before Joining the Green & White Randy ...

Colts Friday Fun Fact: Kwity Paye Is A Rhode Island Rarity

This week’s edition of the Colts Friday Fun Fact looks at some tidbits about the Colts’ 2021 NFL Draft class.  ...

Colts' Dayo Odeyingbo: 'The Goal Is To Be Back Playing This Year'

Colts defensive end Dayo Odeyingbo, who's recovering from a torn Achilles', said Friday he aims to get on the field ...

Bengals Announce Ring of Honor Ballot

The Bengals today announced the Ring of Honor ballot featuring 17 former players who have played a significant role in ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases near 4.63 mln: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, May 9 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,627,257 as of Sunday, ...

7 policemen shot dead in Nigeria after gunmen attacks

LAGOS, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian police have confirmed seven policemen were shot dead following gunmen attacks on police stations ...

6 killed after gunmen attack on police station in Nigeria

Abuja [Nigeria], May 9 (ANI/Xinhua): Nigerian police confirmed on Sunday a gunmen attack on a police station on Saturday in ...

Benin's minister raises alert to serious security threat

COTONOU, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Benin's Minister of the Interior Sacca Lafia on Saturday warned of a destabilizing plan as ...

Libya condemns Israeli forces' storming of al-Aqsa Mosque

TRIPOLI, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Libya on Saturday condemned Israeli forces' storming of the yards of Al-Aqsa Mosque in East ...

Tunisia reports 1,276 new COVID-19 cases, 319,512 in total

TUNIS, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Tunisian Health Ministry on Saturday reported 1,276 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total infections in ...

Morocco foils illegal immigration attempts in Mediterranean, nabs 19

RABAT, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Morocco announced on Saturday that it has foiled an illegal immigration attempt across the Mediterranean ...

Saudi, Pakistan vow to boost cooperation between gov'ts, private sectors

RIYADH, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Arabia and Pakistan on Saturday issued a joint statement on advancing cooperation between the ...

UN warns of severe flooding in Somalia

MOGADISHU, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on Saturday warned of high ...

Africa's COVID-19 cases near 4.62 mln: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 4,618,936 as of Saturday, the ...

AU appoints envoy to help resolve crisis on delayed elections in Somalia

MOGADISHU, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The African Union Commission on Saturday appointed former President of Ghana John Dramani Mahama as ...

UN welcomes eastern-based Libyan army's release of detainees

TRIPOLI, May 7 (Xinhua) -- The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Friday welcomed the release of detainees hold ...

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UN Condemns Ugandan Bill to Criminalize Same-Sex Relations

GENEVA - The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights is calling on Uganda to amend a ...

The state of the union: what these elections mean for the future of the UK

The territorial integrity of the UK remains in question following elections across England, Scotland and Wales. In each nation or ...

Pakistan witnessing economic destruction due to Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 9 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Sunday said that Pakistan is facing economic ...

Ian Chappell talks about suspension of IPL

Melbourne [Australia], May 9 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell has said that the suspension of the Indian Premier League ...

Pakistan: Circular debt hits CPEC power projects

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 9 (ANI): Pakistan's flagship CPEC power projects are hit by the circular debt and the Imran Khan ...

Imminent oxygen shortage unnerves Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa [Pakistan], May 9 (ANI): As the COVID-19 cases continue to explode in Pakistan due to the third wave ...

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