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AFRICA

Morocco:Inheritance Laws Are Hurting Women and Must Be Reformed

April 25, 2018
[The Conversation Africa] One hundred Moroccan intellectuals have signed a petition demanding that the country's sexist inheritance rule ...

Africa:Cleanest City in Africa? Kigali Scrubs Up

April 25, 2018
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kigali -In the rainy season, water used to pour into Dativa Nyiramajyambere's house on a ...

Uganda:Miners Threaten to Strip Naked Before the President

April 25, 2018
[Oil in Uganda] They query delayed intervention by his Excellency Source: ALLAFRICA

Africa:How Scientists Listening to the Earth Can Unlock Africa's Many Riches

April 25, 2018
[The Conversation Africa] Africa was once at the centre of the world - literally. It was the landmass ...

Malawi:What's Holding Malawi Back in Its Fight Against Malaria

April 25, 2018
[The Conversation Africa] Malaria is a major health problem in Malawi. Each year millions of cases are recorded ...

Africa:Africa Loses Billions Due to High Cost of Remittances

April 24, 2018
[Deutsche Welle] Billions of dollars in remittances flowed to Africa in 2017. The money could go further if ...

Somalia:Nation's Continuing Crisis Worsens With UAE Dispute

April 24, 2018
[Atlantic Council] The recent statement from the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) that American forces had carried out ...

Southern Africa:Regional Body to Meet About DR Congo Stability

April 24, 2018
[VOA] When the Southern Africa Development Conference meets Tuesday to discuss the Democratic Republic of Congo's efforts to ...

Kenya:Prominent People Who Chose Cremation Over Burial

April 24, 2018
[Nation] Politician and multi-party crusader Kenneth Matiba, whose body will be cremated on Friday, joins a list of ...

Uganda:350 Jobs Up for Grabs As Govt Restructures Broadcaster

April 24, 2018
[Monitor] Kampala -Some 176 jobs at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) have been slashed and the remaining 349 tossed ...

South Africa:Bus Strike Set to Intensify – Unions

April 22, 2018
[News24Wire] The nationwide bus strike will enter its sixth day on Monday after parties failed to reach a ...

Nigeria:7 Dead, Dozen Injured in Bama Mosque Blast

April 22, 2018
[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -At least, 7 worshippers were killed and dozens wounded when two suicide bombers attacked a ...

Zimbabwe:Nation 'Celebrates' As President Mnangagwa Named Among the World's Most Influential People

April 22, 2018
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been listed among the world's top 100 most influential people by the ...

Kenya:Man's Body Found Dumped Along Mombasa Road

April 22, 2018
[Nairobi News] The body of an unidentified male was on Saturday morning found dumped along Mombasa Road, Nairobi. Source: ...

South Africa:Here Is Jacob Zuma's Soon-to-Be Seventh Wife

April 22, 2018
[Nairobi News] The wedding bells will soon be ringing around Nkandla, a small rural backyard in KwaZulu-Natal town ...

Nigeria:Nigeria Bleeding, Divided More Than Ever Before – Governor

April 22, 2018
[Premium Times] The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, says Nigeria is seriously bleeding and divided more than ever. Source: ...

Nigeria:Less Than 10% Nigerian Households Have Access to Potable Water – Unicef Chief

April 22, 2018
[Premium Times] Zaid Jurji is the Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for UNICEF Nigeria. In this ...

Nigeria:Rivers Won't Allow Political Robbery in 2019, Says Wike

April 22, 2018
[Guardian] Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said citizens of the state will not allow any form ...

Nigeria:Experts Insist Buhari Should Sign PIGB Into Law

April 22, 2018
[Guardian] Abuja -Energy experts have said there is urgent need for President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the recently ...

Nigeria:Delta State Has Over 40,000 Blind People

April 22, 2018
[Guardian] Asaba -Delta State has over 40,000 blind people, while 20,000, mostly women and children, are infected with ...

Nigeria:Buhari Returns From London

April 21, 2018
[Vanguard] PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Saturday evening returned from his London trip where he attended the Commonwealth Head of ...

Nigeria:Lawyers React As Nigeria Police Classify Pepper Spray As Offensive Weapon

April 21, 2018
[Premium Times] Last Tuesday, a Twitter user, Dolapo Pizzu, alerted Abayomi Shogunle, an Assistant Commissioner of Police in ...

Zimbabwe:Hunters Shoot Dead Second Collared Bull Elephant Outside Zim Park

April 21, 2018
[News24Wire] Hunters in Zimbabwe have shot dead a bull elephant collared by scientists for research purposes, the second ...

South Africa:Makhosi Khoza Retires From Politics

April 21, 2018
[News24Wire] Dr Makhosi Khoza, who resigned from the ANC last year and formed her own political political party, ...

Zimbabwe:VP in South Africa for Treatment of 'Undisclosed Ailment' – Report

April 21, 2018
[News24Wire] Zimbabwean Vice President Kembo Mohadi is reportedly undergoing medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment in South Africa. Source: ...

Nigeria:Why Nation Hasn't Beaten Malaria

April 21, 2018
[Premium Times] Malaria continues to be a major public health problem in 97 countries and territories in the ...

Nigeria:Why Malaria Is Still Responsible for 30 Percent Child Deaths in Nigeria – FG

April 21, 2018
[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government has said that malaria is still responsible for 30 per cent of child ...

Africa:59 Million Children Stunted, 10 Million Overweight in Africa – WHO

April 21, 2018
[Vanguard] The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 59 million children in Africa are stunted while ...

Nigeria:International Criminal Court President Visits Nigeria, Silent On Biafra

April 21, 2018
[This Day] The President of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Chile Eboe-Osuji, who concluded his official ...

Kenya:President Kenyatta Says Gay Rights 'Of No Importance' in Kenya

April 21, 2018
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has said gay rights is not a burning issue for Kenya at the moment. Source: ...

Nigeria:Another Nigerian Gets Top UN Appointment

April 21, 2018
[Premium Times] The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has confirmed the appointment of Bola Adesola of ...

Sierra Leone:Rebuilding in a Sierra Leone Village, Three Years On

April 21, 2018
[RFI] In the small village of Rogbasha in Bombali district, Sierra Leone, life has almost returned to normal, ...

Swaziland:Swazi King Announces Change to Country Name

April 20, 2018
[allAfrica] Cape Town -King Mswati III has announced that Swaziland's name has been changed to 'eSwatini', Al Jazeera ...

Libya:The Problem with Creating Unity

April 20, 2018
[ISS] Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the strongman who is widely regarded as the most important player in the ...

Ethiopia:A Nation in Need of a New Story

April 20, 2018
[African Arguments] The kings told a story. Meles told a story. Abiy needs to tell one too. Source: ALLAFRICA ...

LATEST NEWS

Rick Zamperin: Toronto sports fans are in for a night like no other

April 25, 2018
The Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto FC will all be playing at the ...

London Police investigate homicide on Grey Street

April 25, 2018
Police are investigating a Tuesday night stabbing on Grey Street. Source: Globalnews

Port Mann Bridge reopens after police incident

April 25, 2018
The route is now open to traffic. Source: Globalnews

Toronto van attack raises new questions about sidewalk safety in Vancouver

April 25, 2018
"We do obviously prepare for as many scenarios as we possibly can, but we also know we can't ...

Nipawin Hawks win SJHL championship after season marked by the Humboldt Broncos tragedy

April 25, 2018
The Nipawin Hawks were to face the Humboldt Broncos before their bus crashed, killing 15 people. Source: Globalnews

Hallucinogen that heals? One B.C. psychotherapist’s experience with ayahuasca

April 25, 2018
It's a powerful, mind-bending psychedelic drug. And some therapists believe it holds the key to treating mental illness ...

University of Alberta student residence to get major overhaul

April 25, 2018
A major renovation is planned for the Lister Centre student residence at the University of Alberta, which will ...

Hurricanes cut Broncos’ series lead to 2-1 with 5-1 win

April 25, 2018
A hat-trick courtesy of Brad Morrison helped propel the Lethbridge Hurricanes to a 5-1 win over the Swift ...

London city council votes in favour of new casino with preference at Western Fair

April 25, 2018
City council passed a motion 9-5 to endorse expanded gambling in the city, which will allow for up ...

‘Smallville’ actress Allison Mack released on $5-million bond in alleged sex cult case

April 25, 2018
A federal judge in Brooklyn agreed Tuesday to release Allison Mack on $5 million bond and place her ...

London city council rejects Medway Valley master plan

April 25, 2018
The plan, which proposed paved trails and new bridges to make Medway Valley more accessible to people with disabilities, ...

Oliver’s West End Telephone Exchange building receives heritage designation

April 25, 2018
A 106-year-old Edwardian-style building in Edmonton's Oliver neighbourhood now has assurances its character will be preserved and protected ...

Those Old Radio Shows April 27 & 28

April 25, 2018
Friday, Apr. 27 Hour 1: X Minus 1 – Martian Sam Ep. 95     The Whistler – The Man ...

U.S. judge rules against Trump administration’s move to end Dreamers program

April 25, 2018
A federal judge ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from ...

Queen’s graduate student in custody after allegedly trying to poison former roommate

April 25, 2018
Zijie Wang, 26, is in custody after allegedly putting dangerous chemicals in his former roommate’s food and water. Source: ...

Family of woman badly injured in Toronto van attack speaks out

April 25, 2018
Alek Minassian, 25, is facing 10 first-degree murder charges for allegedly plowing into pedestrians along Yonge Street on ...

U.S. EPA chief restricts use of science in studies on impacts of pesticide, pollution exposure

April 25, 2018
Scott Pruitt has signed a proposed rule that would restrict the types of scientific studies regulators can use ...

RCMP in Selkirk ask for help in locating missing teen

April 25, 2018
said Sherrie Silken Garson, 17, left her home at around 2:30 p.m. Saturday to walk the dog and ...

Jock Wilson: Grey Cup likely coming to Calgary in 2019

April 25, 2018
The CFL is expected to announce the location of the 2019 Grey Cup game on Wednesday in Calgary. Source: ...

NAFTA deal could be done as early as this week: sources

April 25, 2018
Insiders are suggesting that a NAFTA deal could be done within days with new rules on North American ...

500 young gymnasts to compete in Kingston at Trillium Blooms meet

April 24, 2018
More than 500 young gymnasts from across Ontario will be in Kingston this weekend for the 20th annual ...

Victims of brazen, targeted shooting in northwest Calgary identified

April 24, 2018
Officers were called to the 0 to 100 block of Evancrest Manor at 3:10 p.m. Friday for reports of ...

Workplace violence, staff shortage talks dominate N.S. Nurses Union AGM

April 24, 2018
Continued concerns of overworked staff and on the job danger remain top of mind for Nova Scotia nurses ...

Temperatures to reach mid-20s in Metro Vancouver this week

April 24, 2018
Global BC meteorologist Mark Madryga says aside from the cloudiness Tuesday, especially in the B.C. Interior, a predominantly sunny ...

Toronto van attack: What we know about suspect Alek Minassian

April 24, 2018
Authorities in Toronto identified Alek Minassian as the man suspected of using a rental van to run down ...

Toronto van attack: What we know about suspect Alek Minassian

April 24, 2018
Authorities in Toronto identified Alek Minassian as the man suspected of using a rental van to run down ...

Opposition motion calls for action to stop flow of illegal border crossings into Canada

April 24, 2018
Concerns were raised last week by the Quebec government over the mounting pressures caused by the tens of ...

Opposition motion calls for action to stop flow of illegal border crossings into Canada

April 24, 2018
Concerns were raised last week by the Quebec government over the mounting pressures caused by the tens of ...

Just one suspect in death of two year old girl: Quebec City police

April 24, 2018
Quebec City police say their investigation into the slaying of a two-year-old girl points to just a single ...

Vancouver mayor says protest organizers should pay for 4/20 clean-up

April 24, 2018
Robertson says the event generates enough revenue and that organizers should cough up the money. Source: Globalnews

Kelowna police, paramedics, firefighters converge for ‘cardiac arrest’ call behind shelter

April 24, 2018
Paramedics performed CPR for at least ten minutes before the unresponsive man was loaded into an ambulance and ...

About half of B.C.’s child care providers apply for reduced fees

April 24, 2018
The bumpy ride continues for British Columbia's new programs for reduced fees at licensed child care facilities. Source: Globalnews

Adonay Zekarias convicted of 2nd-degree murder of his ex-roommate

April 24, 2018
“I am satisfied beyond a reasonable doubt that the only readable evidence to draw from all the evidence ...

Strategic Priorities and Policy Committee narrowly endorses expanded gambling in London

April 24, 2018
The SPPC narrowly voted 7-5 in favour of expanded gambling Monday night, adding that a new casino should ...

‘It’s not a victimless crime’: counterfeit goods hurt the economy. So speak up, Crime Stoppers says

April 24, 2018
"People who sell counterfeit goods are not paying taxes, they're not employing people." Source: Globalnews

Future of Kawartha Downs racetrack still undetermined

April 24, 2018
The racetrack is losing its Shoreline Slots at the end of the year and 85 per cent or ...

Toronto van attack doesn’t change Canada’s risk level, Ralph Goodale says

April 24, 2018
There remains no information to warrant a change in Canada's risk level, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale reiterated ...

REM loophole allows Caisse to sell if light rail line flops

April 24, 2018
The REM light rail project agreement between Quebec and CDPQ is made public. Source: Globalnews

Before a B.C. teen died of an overdose, doctors prescribed him opioids. His parents weren’t told

April 24, 2018
According to the Infants Act, children under 19 may consent to a medical treatment on their own under ...

‘Vehicular attacks’ a trend, Canadian intelligence report says

April 24, 2018
The U.K., France, Sweden, Germany and Spain have suffered “vehicular attacks” that have injured and killed hundreds. Canada ...

POLITICS

UK Minister of immigration boris johnson speaking about Trump’s ban of muslims (LIVE VIDEO)

January 30, 2017
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson addresses parliament on President Trump's immigration policy. President Trump's executive order bans U.S. ...

Trump, in Meeting, Urges Automakers to Work in Joined States.

January 24, 2017
President Trump met on Tuesday with the CEOs of the three Detroit automakers and asked them to construct ...

Vigil held for kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed

January 19, 2017
ohannesburg - As the sun set on Wednesday evening, the sound of sirens and car hooters filled the ...

Somali Young Female Aged Between 12 And 15 Have Been Filmed While Raping Her.

January 19, 2017
4 men raped this young lady in galdogob region in mudug probince near garowe and galka,ayo . The men ...

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SOCCER

Ronald Guzmán Does The Dang Splits

April 25, 2018
The impressive wingspan of Texas Rangers rookie Ronald Guzmán has earned him the nickname The Condor, which doesn’t ...

Yoenis Céspedes Smacked This One To Mars

April 25, 2018
The Mets jumped out to a hot start to the year, but they didn’t have much help there ...

Idiot On The Field In Yankee Stadium Gets Taken Out Near Second Base

April 25, 2018
An idiot on the field at Yankee Stadium got dropped by security like he was a running back ...

Adrián Beltré Tried To Scam His Way From First To Third

April 25, 2018
It wasn’t quite as iconic as the absolutely perfect time he moved the on-deck circle last year. But ...

Mohamed Salah Ate Roma Alive

April 25, 2018
Midway through the process of finding the precise Hannibal reference to throw into a headline about how thoroughly ...

JuJu Smith-Schuster's Dog Cannot Be Contained

April 24, 2018
Meet Boujee, the six-month-old French bulldog puppy of Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster. Say hello to Boujee. Despite having ...

The 10 Best Deals of April 24, 2018

April 24, 2018
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten ...

Jason Kelce Says An Eagles Fan Poured Their Grandfather's Ashes Into A Teammate's Hands

April 24, 2018
Eagles center Jason Kelce had a wild and memorable time at the team’s Super Bowl parade in February, ...

Treat Yourself to a New Pair of Sunglasses For $24

April 24, 2018
Privé Revaux turned the sunglass industry on its head last year with a wide variety of attractive frames ...

Liverpool Fans Get Rowdy, Hop On Police Vans

April 24, 2018
After the madness of the post-apocalyptic scenes from Liverpool’s Champions League quarterfinal home leg against Manchester City, it’s ...

A Dumb, Specific Argument About Balks

April 24, 2018
It doesn’t take long at all for any debate about a balk to feel extremely stupid, or, at least, ...

Golf Club Apologizes After Calling Police On Group Of Black Women Members

April 24, 2018
A Pennsylvania golf club called police on five members this weekend after the club’s co-owner felt that the ...

Engelb Vielma Tracker: Engelb Vielma Back To Triple-A, Plus Hot Fresh Anagrams

April 24, 2018
Today’s edition of the Engelb Vielma Tracker must open with an apology: We recognize that this update is ...

Annoyingly Coy Report: Eagles Owner Jeffrey Lurie Called Donald Trump's Presidency "Disastrous"

April 24, 2018
Buried near the end of this New York Times article about the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles talking ...

Simone Biles Has Some New Tricks

April 23, 2018
The day after Dateline aired an hour long investigation in USA Gymnastics’ handling of sex abuse allegations and ...

io9 How the Marvel Cinematic Universe Left Its TV Side Behind | Jalopnik Why Ford Isn’t Using GM’s

April 23, 2018
io9 How the Marvel Cinematic Universe Left Its TV Side Behind | Jalopnik Why Ford Isn’t Using GM’s Nine-Speed ...

Even In A Fursuit, SonicFox Keeps Winning Fighting Game Tournaments

April 23, 2018
Keeping his promise from two weeks ago, Dominique “SonicFox” McLean showed up to the Clutch 2018 fighting game ...

The 10 Best Deals of April 23, 2018

April 23, 2018
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten ...

Treat Yourself To Bartolo Colon's "Batters Faced" Page On Baseball Reference

April 23, 2018
If he hadn’t out-pitched Justin Verlander and completely baffled the defending world champions for seven innings on Sunday ...

I Can't Stop Watching This Medical Illustration Video of the World's First Penis and Scrotal Transplant

April 23, 2018
Congratulations to the young Afghanistan veteran who is the first recipient of a successful penis and scrotal transplant—and ...