Wed, 27 Mar 2019

UN chief shocked and outraged at mass killing in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - 134 civilians, including women and children, are now confirmed dead in Saturday morning's deadly attack in the ...

Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Revived attempts to resolve one of the worlds least known conflicts will resume in Geneva this week as representatives from ...

UN initiates probe in 'horrific' attack of central Mali

Mopti [Mali], Mar 27 (ANI): The United Nations has initiated a probe in Saturday's "horrific attack" in central Mali's Mopti ...

Nonprofit Helps Many Blind South Sudanese to See Again

BOR, SOUTH SUDAN - A U.S.-based nonprofit is helping many blind South Sudanese see again by hiring a local doctor ...

UNHCR: 500,000 Displaced Cameroonians Urgently Need Humanitarian Aid

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency is appealing for $184 million to support its life-saving operations for nearly a half-million ...

Africa is running out of water as cities' populations boom

As water supplies in Ghana's capital grew increasingly erratic, Beatrice Kabuki stopped customers from using her grocery store's bathrooms and ...

Mali Inter-Ethnic Violence Spikes; UN Calls for Probe

GENEVA - The United Nations Human Rights Office is calling on the government of Mali to investigate the killing of ...

Africa's future stars shine at U-19 Cricket World Cup qualifier

Dubai [UAE], Mar 26 (ANI): Over the course of the week, the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup Africa qualifying ...

Khune 'wouldn't be surprised' if Keet retains Bafana place

Cape Town - Itumeleng Khune admits he is going through a frustrating period on the side-lines and knows he will ...

UNHCR says funds urgently needed for displaced Cameroonians

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is today asking donors for stepped up support for half a million displaced Cameroonians who ...

MTN drops as Nigeria urges court not to block $2 billion penalty

MTN [JSE:MTN] shares fell almost 7%, before recovering, after Nigeria's government said Africa's biggest mobile operator evaded taxes and urged ...

Fans show up in their masses to welcome Bafana home

Cape Town - Fans showed up in their masses at OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday to congratulate Bafana Bafana ...

Baxter: Bafana won't fear anybody at AFCON 2019

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter says his side has no reason to fear any team when ...

Bafana face tough AFCON test from the outset

Cape Town - The old biblical truism that you reap what you sow will effectively apply to Bafana Bafana following ...

Hong Kong Ex-Official Patrick Ho Jailed 3 Years for Bribery

NEW YORK - Hong Kong's former home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi Ping was jailed for three years Monday for ...

Independent Experts to Look at Aircraft Safety Certification

An independent panel of experts will take a look at how U.S. regulators certify airplanes are safe to fly after ...

Journalists Protest in Khartoum Over Crackdown of Press Freedoms

KHARTOUM - Dozens of journalists marched in Khartoum on Monday to demand an end to a crackdown on press freedom ...

Militia Head Refutes his Group Responsible for Mali Massacre

BAMAKO, MALI - The head of an ethnic Dogon militia blamed for a massacre in central Mali denied Monday that ...

Da Gama: Percy Tau has gone from eight to a 10

Cape Town - Highlands Park coach Owen da Gama believes Bafana Bafana star Percy Tau continues to elevate his game ...

Bucs' Maela over the moon at Bafana's AFCON success

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana defender Innocent Maela says he is delighted that the national team have ...

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Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Revived attempts to resolve one of the worlds least known conflicts will resume in Geneva this week as representatives from ...

Kashmiri women reveal about sexual exploitation in bunkers in PoK

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 27 (ANI): A leading Pakistani daily has exposed sexual exploitation of young Kashmiri women in Pakistan occupied ...

Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen as next deputy attorney general

Washington [US], Mar 27 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) nominated US Transportation official, Jeffrey Rosen as ...

Trump acceptance of Israeli control of Golan sparks protests

Sweida [Syria], Mar 27 (ANI): Thousands of Syrians gathered on Tuesday in different cities to protest against President Donald Trump's ...

UN initiates probe in 'horrific' attack of central Mali

Mopti [Mali], Mar 27 (ANI): The United Nations has initiated a probe in Saturday's "horrific attack" in central Mali's Mopti ...

Venezuela Streets Empty After Second Blackout in a Month

CARACAS - Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this ...

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