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Tensions Rise in Congo as President Keeps Grip on Power

Added: 19.01.2018 23:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s president has clung to power by playing a waiting game, but his refusal to step down has left sub-Saharan Africa’s largest country in a dangerous limbo.

African Security Entrepreneur Jared Higgins On How To Keep Employees Safe In Hostile Environments

Added: 19.01.2018 20:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

South African entrepreneur Jared Higgins who is the founder of the Arcfyre Group talks to Mfonobong Nsehe about how to keep employees safe in hostile environments

From: www.forbes.com

Trump's vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

Added: 19.01.2018 19:26 | 0 views | 0 comments


JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions.

From: www.yahoo.com

CHAN 2018: Nigeria beat Libya 1-0 as Rwanda overcome Equatorial Guinea

Added: 19.01.2018 18:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Narrow wins for Rwanda and Nigeria put them in pole position to reach the quarter-finals of the African Nations Championship in Morocco.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Family that owns Post-Gazette denounces Trump editorial

Added: 19.01.2018 16:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

A Pittsburgh newspaper editorial denouncing efforts to brand President Donald Trump a racist for his vulgar comment about Africa and Haiti is causing a firestorm — even within the publisher's own family.

From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

With forgiveness, a need for economic justice

Added: 19.01.2018 15:17 | 0 views | 0 comments


In the 1990s South Africa preached reconciliation and forgiveness in its successful and largely peaceful transition out of apartheid. Today, Liberia, long torn by civil wars, has peacefully elected a new president, George Weah, who’ll take office Jan. 22. South Africa never fell into a civil war, though many worried that could happen.

From: www.yahoo.com

Detour for astronaut set to be first African-American on ISS

Added: 19.01.2018 13:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps is no longer scheduled to travel to the International Space Station in 2018.

Tags: Africa, SPA, NASA
From: www.cnet.com

CHAN 2018: Nigeria leave it late before beating Libya 1-0

Added: 19.01.2018 13:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nigeria leave it late to beat Libya 1-0 in Group C of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco on Friday.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

House blocks Democrat from seeking to impeach Trump

Added: 19.01.2018 12:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to block a Democratic lawmaker from seeking to impeach the president. Democratic congressman Al Green of Texas had offered articles of impeachment based on comments by President Donald Trump. Green said Trump had incited “hate and hostility” by reportedly using a vulgarity to describe African countries last week. [...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Dead Woman ‘Gives Birth’ To Baby Ten Days After She Died

Added: 19.01.2018 11:58 | 1 views | 0 comments


A dead woman in South Africa “gave birth” to a baby, ten days after her death. The stillborn baby’s was discovered between her legs on the day before her funeral as morticians were about to prepare her for burial, The Daily Mail reports. The sight of baby left the funeral home directors understandably shocked.
‘I have been in the business for more than 20 years and I have never heard of a dead woman giving birth,’ said funeral home operator Lindokuhle Funeral Fundile Makalana before adding that they were so shocked that they did not even verify the sex of the baby.

From: feeds.inquisitr.com

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