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  • newBREAKING: Delta State Records Six Suspected Cases Of Monkeypox
    The post BREAKING: Delta State Records Six Suspected Cases Of Monkeypox appeared first on Channels Television.
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 9:07am -
  • newHazard Rescues Chelsea In Six-Goal Roma Thriller
    Eden Hazard came to Chelsea’s rescue after his side blew a two-goal lead in a dramatic 3-3 draw with Roma in the Champions League on Wednesday. Antonio Conte’s team looked on course for a comfortable victory at Stamford Bridge thanks to first-hal…
    - 15 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 10:48pm -
  • newNo Pique, No Problem As 10-Man Barca Cruise
    Barcelona shrugged off an early Gerard Pique red card and the distractions of a first match at the Camp Nou since a violent crackdown of an independence referendum in Catalonia to beat Olympiakos 3-1 on Wednesday. A Dimitrios Nikolaou own goal and se…
    - 15 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 10:38pm -
  • newCourt Releases Atiku’s Son
    The Magistrate Court Sitting at the Tinubu area of Lagos Island has released Aminu Abubakar, son of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Aminu was released on Wednesday hours after he was remanded in custody for disobeying an order of the court. Ch…
    - 15 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 10:30pm -
  • newEFCC Denies Investigating Governor Amosun
    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has denied reports that it is investigating the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun. Head, Media and Publicity of the anti-graft agency, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, denied the claims in a statement on…
    - 15 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 10:26pm -
  • newPHOTOS: President Buhari Arrives Turkey For D-8 Summit
    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday left the country to attend the ninth summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) in Turkey. President Buhari, who was accompanied by his wife and a delegation of ministers, arrived at the Esenboğa International Airport i…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 9:52pm -
  • newPHOTOS: Buhari Takes Aisha, Children Along For Turkey Trip
    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday left the country to attend the ninth summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) in Turkey. The Developing-8, also known as D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation, is an organisation for development co-operation among…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 9:31pm -
  • newAnother Judge Orders Freeze On Trump’s Latest Travel Ban
        A second judge ordered a freeze on President Donald Trump’s newest travel ban order on Wednesday, saying it was essentially targeted at Muslims in violation of the United States Constitution. Maryland federal judge Theodore Chuang said the ba…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 9:12pm -
  • newDownpour Drowns Out Barca’s Plea For Dialogue
    A near 50-metre banner pleaded for “Dialogue, Respect, and Sport” as Barcelona’s Camp Nou opened its doors Wednesday for the first time since a violent crackdown of an independence referendum in Catalonia on October 1. However, heavy rain in th…
    - 16 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 8:56pm -
  • newGovernors Meet Inside Presidential Villa
    State governors on Wednesday arrived at the Presidential Villa in Abuja for a meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. Some governors are already at the State House for the meeting, including the Chairman of the forum and Zamfara State governor, Ab…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 8:50pm -



  • newAirbnb Investing $1M In African Tourism Projects To Empower Communities
    Airbnb has made a commitment to invest $1 million in community-led tourism projects across the African continent over the course of the next few years. Airbnb, the mobile app-based hospitality booking site which allows people to make their homes or s…
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 9:50am -
  • Jumia Extending Online Small Business Loan Program To Vendors Across Africa
    E-commerce giant Jumia have expanded their online small business loans program to more markets across the African continent. Jumia, Africa's first startup unicorn, has extended the program they launched in May, providing the small scale loans to merc…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 10:41am -
  • Uber To Invest $20M In Egypt Support Center Over The Next Five Years
    Uber is committing itself to the Egyptian market despite economic difficulties in the country, announcing a new support center in the capital that will see an investment of $5 million. The taxi-hailing startup has launched a support center in Cairo,…
    - 2 days ago 17 Oct 17, 10:13am -
  • 12 Top Young African Tech Leaders Of Tomorrow
    Africa is fast becoming a key global tech market, and many of the tech leaders of tomorrow are emerging from the continent. Well-educated, innovative and with leadership qualities that make them stand out among their peers, Africa's current crop of y…
    - 3 days ago 16 Oct 17, 1:23pm -
  • South African Bank FNB Recognized As Africa’s Most Innovative Bank
    Major South African banking institution, First National Bank (FNB), has been named as Africa's most innovative bank at the 2017 African FinTech Awards for the second consecutive year. The bank was awarded the The Most Innovative African Bank accolade…
    - 3 days ago 16 Oct 17, 11:17am -
  • Seychelles Announces ‘Smart Energy in Public Spaces’ Clean Energy Plan
    A new program in Seychelles focusing on energy efficiency in state buildings and street lighting will soon launch. Called ‘Smart Energy in Public Spaces,’ the new program will include the installation of 10,000 LED streets lamps by 2020 across th…
    - 4 days ago 15 Oct 17, 1:08pm -
  • Get Ready For Sèmè City, Benin’s New Smart City
    Everyone wants a smart city. Every country in Africa is talking about getting one – from Rwanda's Vision City to Ghana's Hope City. Even Nigeria wants a smart city. Smart cities are great, but we are of the opinion that smart cities only work i…
    - 4 days ago 15 Oct 17, 12:52pm -
  • Fitbit Ionic Smartwatch Debuts In South Africa
    The Core Group has launched Fitbit’s first smartwatch in South Africa. Fitbit Ionic, a cross-platform high-end smartwatch, is available from a variety of retailers across South Africa.Fitbit Ionic was designed to work across all of the prominent pl…
    - 4 days ago 15 Oct 17, 12:24pm -
  • What’s Behind Bitcoin’s Rise In Africa
    “Welcome to the System! Together we will change the world!” These are the words I found scrawled at the bottom of a web page, right next to a picture of Sergei Mavrodi, a convicted Russian fraudster infamous for operating Mavrodi Mundial Moneyb…
    - 5 days ago 14 Oct 17, 1:37pm -
  • Missed Opportunities: Silicon Valley Ignoring Africa Startups, TechCrunch Says
    Silicon Valley is ignoring Africa’s startup scene, passing up an opportunity to invest in creating innovative technology-based businesses on the continent, according to TechCrunch Inc. “Silicon Valley does not understand the context of Africa,…
    - 5 days ago 14 Oct 17, 12:49pm -

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  • newCould the blockchain enforce PoPI?
    The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is looming on our horizon. South African organisations are busily preparing for it despite there still being much debate about what the real impact will be and whether or not it will be truly ef…
    - 2 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 11:03am -
  • newTop 5 mid-range smartphones for African consumers
    Mobile phones have almost become somewhat of an extension of ourselves. These devices, that we rely so heavily upon, can come at quite a hefty price. Not everyone can afford the almost astronomical price that you have to pay to buy premium flag…
    - 2 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 10:58am -
  • newAirbnb's research reveals 10 powerful facts relating to African hospitality
    On Tuesday 17 October 2017, Airbnb released the findings of their research into the company's dealings in Africa. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) travel and tourism accounts for 10 percent of global GDP (Gross…
    - 3 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 10:37am -
  • newDelivering end-user cyber safety to create new opportunities
    Cybersecurity threats continue to spiral out of control, putting more companies across the globe at risk of falling victim to data theft and enduring reputational damage that could be the death stroke of the business itself. We are seeing cyber…
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 9:51am -
  • newDigital banks are becoming a reality
    The services offered by traditional banks are too restrictive for what smaller retailers require and many of them are looking for alternative solutions. Disruption in the financial space is inevitable and company heavyweights such as Discovery…
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 9:33am -
  • newDeviare set to advance digital transformation in South Africa
    On Tuesday 17 October 2017 Deviare announced that the startup will officially be launching in mid-November 2017. Deviare is a digital firm that will focus on investing in capacity building skills and technology in order to facilitate digital tr…
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 9:19am -
  • newAccenture announces winners of the Innovation Index 2017
    Accenture and partners Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute announced the winners of the Innovation Index 2017 at the Accenture Innovation Conference that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa. The awards ceremony honoured businesses of all…
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 9:09am -
  • newMauritius: Rodriguan citizens get online support platform
    The government of Mauritius has launched the Rodrigues Citizen Support Portal, an online platform that aims to provide service and address complaints and queries of Rodriguan citizens. The platform was launched by the Minister of Defence and Mi…
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 8:56am -
  • newSouth Africa: Kaspersky reveals the ugly truth about online dating
    Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky revealed the results of it's latest research report on online dating in South Africa. One of the main findings showed that around one-in-three (31%) of people in South Africa who use online dating services and apps…
    - 5 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 8:35am -
  • newFintech innovators reveal top 4 core challenges
    At the inaugural African Fintech Unconference, organised by Nomanini and the Bankable Frontiers Association with the support of the Mastercard Foundation, a cross-section of professionals from the local and global fintech sectors gathered for t…
    - 6 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 7:19am -
  • Qlik appoints David Murphy as Interim CEO
    Qlik has announced that Lars Björk, CEO, has transitioned his responsibilities to David Murphy as interim CEO. David Murphy is the former President and COO of Blue Coat Systems and a current Qlik Board Member and Thoma Bravo Operating Partne…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 1:11pm -

  • newUN envoy meets WSahara independence leaders in bid to restart talks
    Tindouf (Algeria) (AFP) - The new UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara, Horst Koehler, met leaders of an Algerian-backed independence movement Wednesday after visiting Morocco in a bid to get stalled peace talks back on track. Koehler, a former Germa…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 8:18pm -
  • newAfDB Seeks Global Support For Africa’s Young Farmers
    Des Moines, Iowa, United States, October 18, 2017 ndash; The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa rsquo;s young farmers and ldquo;agripreneurs rdquo;, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent rsquo;s y…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 8:14pm -
  • newSomali president vows war on Shabaab after devastating bomb
    Mogadishu (AFP) - Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed vowed Wednesday to step up the war against Al-Shabaab, as he addressed thousands at a rally in Mogadishu for the victims of the city's worst-ever bombing. Protesters wearing red bands aroun…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 7:21pm -
  • newBrilliant De Villiers blows away Bangladesh
    Paarl (South Africa) (AFP) - AB de Villiers blasted a career-best 176 to set up a series-clinching 104-run win for South Africa in the second one-day international against Bangladesh at Boland Park on Wednesday. South Africa posted an imposing 353 fo…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 7:10pm -
  • newTanzania arrests 12 for "homosexuality" in Dar es Salaam
    Nairobi (AFP) - Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays. We arrested the criminals at (the hotel) Peacock -- they we…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 7:00pm -
  • newSpice of life: Niger region lifts ban on red pepper
    Niamey (AFP) - Small farmers in southeastern Niger are rejoicing after authorities lifted a two-year ban on the growing of red peppers, imposed in their fight against jihadists. Boko Haram Islamist rebels from neighbouring Nigeria were suspected of e…
    - 20 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 5:10pm -
  • newUrban Diets And Nutrition: Trends, Challenges, And Opportunities For Policy Action
    Des Moines, Iowa, October 18, 2017 ndash; On the eve of the Laureate Award Ceremony where African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina will receive the World Food Prize, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition will be la…
    - 23 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 2:49pm -
  • newSequel to Mandela's 'Long Walk' autobiography launched
    Johannesburg (AFP) - The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography Long Walk to Freedom will be published Thursday after his unfinished, hand-written draft was completed by a South African novelist. Titled Dare Not Linger , the book tells o…
    - 24 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 1:46pm -
  • Sequel launched to Mandela's 'Long Walk' autobiography
    Johannesburg (AFP) - The sequel to Nelson Mandela's celebrated autobiography Long Walk to Freedom will be released on Thursday after his unfinished draft was completed by a South African writer, his foundation announced. Titled Dare not Linger , the…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 11:20am -
  • Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 74
    Antananarivo (AFP) - An outbreak of highly contagious plague has claimed 74 lives in Madagascar over the past two months with the capital particularly affected, according to a new official toll published Tuesday. A total of 805 cases have been report…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 10:10am -
  • Mining giant Rio Tinto, two ex-chiefs charged with fraud
    Sydney (AFP) - Rio Tinto and two former top executives were charged with fraud by US authorities on Wednesday, accused of inflating the value of the company's Mozambique coal assets and failing to disclose mounting losses. The world's second biggest…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 3:10am -
  • Air attack may have caused UN chief's plane crash: study
    United Nations (United States) (AFP) - A new UN report on the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed UN secretary-general Dag Hammarskjold in central Africa has concluded it appears plausible the aircraft came under attack. Sweden has called an open…
    - 2 days ago 18 Oct 17, 1:01am -
  • Sierra Leone to sell 709-carat diamond in NY auction
    Freetown (AFP) - Sierra Leone said Tuesday it plans to auction off a massive 709-carat diamond at a December sale in New York, aiming to make a clean break with the blood diamonds of its past. The stone, which was unearthed in March, is the largest d…
    - 2 days ago 18 Oct 17, 12:06am -

  • newPresident Buhari Meets With Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Photos)
    President Buhari is currently in Turkey to attend the D-8 summit. He paid a visit to the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the presidential palace in Ankara this morning.Both leaders discussed defence and security cooperation, migration i…
    - 56 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 2:20pm -
  • newPurity Okojie Photobombs Her Mum, Mercy Johnson's Pictures
    Adorable Photobombing between Mercy Johnson And Daughter, Purity..If Mercy Johnson can pose for the camera with her curves, then her should be able to, too. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.The beautiful actress shared this adorable…
    - 54 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 2:18pm -
  • newKidnapper Evans Changes Plea To Not Guilty, Case Adjourned Till November 3
    Suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans has pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of conspiracy and Kidnapping of one Dunu Donatus.The offence allegedly committed in February 2017.He had earlier pleaded guilty to the two…
    - 49 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 2:13pm -
  • newJimi Agbaje Joins PDP Chairmanship Race, Visits Fayose
    Lagos State Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election, Jimi Agbaje has joined the party's National Chairmanship race.Declaring his interest for the position when he visited the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fay…
    - 27 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:51pm -
  • newLagos Government Amends Charges Filed Against Evans
    The Lagos State Government has amended the charges it filed against Evans and the five others.The Director of Public Prosecution, DPP Lagos State, Titilayo Shitta-Bey told Justice Hakeem Oshodi that the amendment relates only to the punishment sectio…
    - 26 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:50pm -
  • newBiafra: Where Is Nnamdi Kanu? By Amanze Obi
    By Amanze Obi,Nigerians have been wondering about what may have happened after the IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu suddenly disappeared from sight. Now Amanze Obi asks pertinent questions on the issue.It all started like a game of revolving doors. The Indig…
    - 23 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:47pm -
  • newAlaafin Of Oyo's Youngest Wife, Olori Olaitan & Her Sons Stun In New Pictures
    The youngest wife of the Alaafin of Oyo, Olori Badirat Olaitan looks stunning in new pictures released online alongside with her boys. Checkout the pictures below,
    - 19 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:43pm -
  • newPresident Buhari Approves Payment Of Pension To Retired Biafra Police
    Succour has come the way of police officers who served in the defunct Biafran Police during the 30 months Nigeria Civil war as President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of pension to the police officers who were granted presidential pardon…
    - 11 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:35pm -
  • new"Igogo" Festival Shuts Down Akure City (Photos)
    Commercial and business activities were this morning shut down in Akure, the capital city of Ondo state.The Akure Kingdom is reportedly celebrating the Igogo festival. Earlier in the previous day, messages in the social media and SMS have been circul…
    - 11 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:35pm -
  • newComedian Bovi In New Funny Pictures
    @VIVIANGISTAs shared On Instagram with caption ..If nobody got we, we got we! How do you define alone? Cos I’m never alone. I’m always with me. Better to be crazy than be depressed. Speak life into yourself. It’s hard but no good thing is easy.…
    - 10 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:34pm -

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  • newTakam ready to give Joshua a 'proper fight'
    France-based Cameroonian Carlos Takam believes he can take the fight to world champion Anthony Joshua when the duo battle for the Briton's IBF, IBO and WBA (Super) heavyweight titles in Cardiff on October 28.
    - 7 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:18pm -
  • newBulls keep continuity for semi
    The Vodacom Blue Bulls have returned Jannes Kirsten, but are still waiting on a fitness test to lock Ashton Fortuin before their Currie Cup semifinal against the Cell C Sharks in Durban on Saturday.
    - 11 mins ago 19 Oct 17, 1:14pm -
  • newMarkram in, Amla rested for final ODI
    Aiden Markram looks set to make his one-day international debut in the third and final match between South Africa and Bangladesh at Buffalo Park on Sunday.
    - 1 hour ago 19 Oct 17, 11:55am -
  • newMnyanda, Petersen give Knights hope
    Unbeaten half-centuries from opener Luthando Mnyanda and sidekick Keegan Petersen afforded the Knights nominal hope of victory against the Lions on day four.
    - 2 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 11:35am -
  • newVideo: UCL Wrap
    Barcelona, thanks to Lionel Messi's 100th European goal, Manchester United and PSG all maintained perfect records, while Chelsea and AS Roma drew 3-3 in London.
    - 2 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 11:02am -
  • newConte hits back at Mou over injury jibe
    Antonio Conte warned Jose Mourinho to stop talking about Chelsea after the Manchester United boss criticised managers who complain about injuries.
    - 3 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 10:50am -
  • newEuropa Feature: Crvena v Arsenal
    Crvena Zvezda got the better of Arsenal before all of their current players were born, and will hope to do so again when the sides reconvene in Europa League Group H.
    - 3 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 10:45am -
  • newAB finds sweet spot on Proteas return
    AB de Villiers feels he is hitting the ball as sweetly as ever following his recent break from the South African side, an ominous sign for bowlers.
    - 3 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 10:19am -
  • new‘Four go to War’ live on SuperSport
    With a big pot of cash for the winner and an intriguing line-up, this weekend’s Super Four featherweight tournament at Emperors Palace has enlivened the SA boxing scene.
    - 4 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 9:20am -
  • newHamilton in driving seat for fourth title
    Lewis Hamilton will seek a fifth win in six visits to Texas this weekend and hope for further Ferrari misfortune as he bids to clinch his fourth world title at the United States Grand Prix.
    - 7 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 6:54am -

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  • newAt Least Four Dead in Anti-Government Protests in Togo
    At least four people have been killed across the small West African nation of Togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe.Security Minister Colonel Damehame Yark said Wednesday…
    - 5 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 8:12am -
  • newReport: North Korea’s Illicit Trade Network Hits Africa’s Vulnerable Wildlife
    North Korea’s government has relied for decades on illicit trade to fill its coffers, but a new report notes what appears to be a recent rise in Pyongyang’s trafficking of illegal wildlife from African nations.The report, by the Global Initiat…
    - 6 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 7:17am -
  • newReport: North Korea's Illicit Trade Network Hits Africa's Vulnerable Wildlife
    North Korea's government relied for decades on illicit trade for cash, but a new report finds a recent rise in Pyongyang's trafficking of illegal wildlife from African nations, including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Mozambique and South…
    - 6 hours ago 19 Oct 17, 7:15am -
  • newUN Chief to Visit Central African Republic
    The United Nations Secretary-General said Wednesday that the Central African Republic is at a critical moment and everything must be done to ease growing communal tensions and preserve gains to keep the fragile nation on the right path.Antonio Gut…
    - 17 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 8:12pm -
  • newStraight Talk Africa
    We are streaming live. Join us and let us know from what part of the world you are watching us.
    - 18 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 7:30pm -
  • newTens of Thousands March in Somalia to Protest Mogadishu Bombing
    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mogadishu and other major Somali cities on Wednesday, condemning those behind the massive explosion that killed nearly 300 people and wounded more than 400 others.The Mogadishu protest came in re…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 7:25pm -
  • newKenya Elections Chief Gives 'Yellow Card' to Politicians as Tensions Rise
    The head of Kenya’s electoral commission had tough words for the country’s politicians the day after one of his commissioners resigned and fled the country. The resignation casts further doubt on whether the commission can organize a credible re-…
    - 19 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 6:40pm -
  • newA Lifeline for Millions in Somalia, Money Remittance Industry Seeks More Support
    Every month, Fatma Ahmed sends $200 of the earnings she makes in London to her family in Somalia."It's for daily life. For rent, for buying grocery things, to live over there. Because actually in Somalia, that much we do not have," she said.Rem…
    - 20 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 5:44pm -
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    - 20 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 5:30pm -
  • newCairo Gathering Examines Future of African Cities
    Participants of a conference in Cairo have been pondering the use of new technology to build the future of African cities.   A three-day gathering of African innovators and entrepreneurs got under way at Cairo's French University Wednesday as en…
    - 21 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 4:54pm -
  • newA Lifeline for Millions in Somalia, Money Remittance Industry Seeks Support
    Remittances from overseas diaspora constitute a vital part of the economy of many developing nations, none more so than Somalia, where the inflows add up to more than foreign aid and investment combined. But analysts warn the industry is poorly under…
    - 21 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 4:45pm -
  • newReport: UN, US Failed to Prevent Ethnic Cleansing in South Sudan
    Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their lead…
    - 21 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 4:44pm -
  • newKenyan Election Official Resigns, Citing Doubts About Re-vote
    A member of Kenya's election commission has resigned just a week before the presidential re-vote, adding another layer of political turmoil in the East African nation.Roselyn Akombe issued a statement from New York Wednesday saying the planned Oct…
    - 22 hours ago 18 Oct 17, 2:59pm -
  • Kenyatta-Odinga Rivalry Spans Two Generations of Kenyan Politics
    Kenya’s opposition has suspended protests following deadly unrest Monday as the country struggles to finalize a seemingly never-ending presidential election. As tensions rise, some see traces of the decades-long rivalry between two of Kenya’s top…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 6:39am -
  • Kenya Election Official Says She's Resigning Before New Vote
    A Kenyan electoral commissioner has announced her resignation and says the presidential vote just eight days away cannot credibly proceed as planned.Roselyne Akombe spoke Wednesday from New York but it was not clear if she had fled there.She sa…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 5:44am -
  • Intel Official Says Turkish Military Base Was 'Target' of Somalia Truck Bomb
    The newly Turkish-built military base in Mogadishu was the original target of Saturday’s deadly truck bomb, a senior Somali intelligence official told VOA Somali.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says all the intelligence report…
    - 1 day ago 18 Oct 17, 2:56am -
  • UN: Conditions in Central African Republic Continue to Deteriorate
    The United Nations reports conditions in Central African Republic have continued to deteriorate since a serious outbreak of inter-communal violence in mid-May between the Muslim Seleka and largely Christian anti-Balaka armed groups.Fighting in som…
    - 2 days ago 17 Oct 17, 9:22pm -
  • Rebel Leader Machar to Skip Forum to Revitalize Peace Deal
    The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) confirmed Tuesday that Riek Machar will be a no-show at an upcoming high-level meeting aimed at revitalizing the August 2015 peace agreement in South Sudan.Despite Machar's absence, he will be…
    - 2 days ago 17 Oct 17, 9:17pm -
  • Kenyatta-Odinga Rivalry Spans Two Generations of Kenyan Politics
    Kenya's opposition has suspended protests following deadly unrest Monday as the country struggles to finalize a seemingly never-ending presidential election. As tensions rise, some see traces of the decades-long rivalry between two of Kenya's top pol…
    - 2 days ago 17 Oct 17, 7:35pm -
  • UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development
    A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030.In its annual State of World Population…
    - 2 days ago 17 Oct 17, 7:00pm -

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