Sun, 19 May 2019

Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what ...

Real Democracy the Goal in Sudan, General Says

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an ...

Specially-abled woman votes in Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 19 (ANI): Setting an example, a specially-abled middle-aged woman came out to vote at the ...

The 20 million that got away: The mourning after the elections

The 20 million that got away: The mourning after the elections Tinyiko Maluleke SHARE THIS 13 minutes ago South Africans ...

UN human rights expert denounces attacks on Sudan protesters

A UN human rights expert has condemned reports of "excessive use of force" by Sudanese security forces against protesters demanding ...

3 Killed in Suspected IS Attack Outside Libyan Oilfield

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Two guards and a soldier were killed and four other people were kidnapped early Saturday in a ...

2 Guards Killed in Suspected IS Attack Outside Libyan Oilfield

BENGHAZI, LIBYA - Two guards were killed and four others were kidnapped early on Saturday in a suspected Islamic State ...

Angola is back ? African Energy Chamber official

The importance and depth of reforms Angola has done since 2017 is far-reaching and will have implications for decades to ...

Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria

Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one ...

Chair smashing Pliskova set for Sakkari rematch in Rome

Rome - Former world No 1 Karolina Pliskova set up a rematch with Greece's Maria Sakkari at the Italian Open ...

Egypt's President Pardons Hundreds, Including Prominent Journalist

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has pardoned hundreds of prisoners and a prominent journalist who had criticized the country's establishment.Journalist Abdel ...

With engagement and education, reusing wastewater can become the norm

When it comes to developing technological solutions to the world's problems, social processes matter as much as the scientific ones. ...

Algeria Election May Be Postponed, Protests Continue

ALGIERS - Algeria's imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, a source said on Friday, as protesters returned to ...

UNHCR saddened by civilian casualties in Sana'a, Yemen

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply saddened at reports of deaths and injuries of civilians, including refugees, when strikes ...

Why the African Union shouldn't ease up on Sudan's coup leaders

Two weeks after a transitional military council came to power in Sudan through a coup in April, African heads of ...

South Korean, 3 Filipinos Freed After Months in Libya

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - A South Korean and three Filipinos have been freed following months of captivity in Libya, Seoul ...

MTN Nigeria needed just 16 minutes to reverse market fortunes

MTN Group has been promising to list its Nigerian business on the Lagos stock exchange for almost three years, yet ...

Kenyan al-Shabaab returnees recount stories of pain and fear

Human rights campaigners say hundreds of Kenyans willingly joined al-Shaabab as fighters, porters and wives or were duped to do ...

South Sudan sacks 40 overseas diplomats for going AWOL

South Sudan said on Thursday it had sacked 40 overseas diplomats for not showing up for work, some of them ...

Tech Startups Move Forward in Africa

PARIS -The Afrobytes and Viva Tech conferences in Paris this week have provided an opportunity to look at the progress ...

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Langer compares Smith to Tendulkar

Melbourne [Australia], May 19 (ANI): Australia head coach Justin Langer likened Steven Smith to master-blaster Sachin Tendulkar after watching the ...

Pak U-19 to play 5 ODIs against Sri Lanka

Lahore [Pakistan], May 19 (ANI): Pakistan Under-19 are set to play five One-Day Internationals (ODIs) against Sri Lanka, beginning May ...

Ecstatic Australian conservatives bask in election glory

Sydney - Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday basked in the glow of a "miracle" election victory that sparked ...

Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region

An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what ...

Iranian Stem Cell Scientist in US Jails for 7 Months without Trial

Top Iranian stem cell scientist Dr. Masoud Soleimani has been behind bars in the United States without trial for the ...

Bravo, Pollard named in ten-player reserve list for upcoming CWC19

Antigua [West Indies], May 19 (ANI): Cricket West Indies on Saturday (local time) announced the list of reserve players for ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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