Sunday, September 24th, 2017

AFRICA

Nigeria: Relief As Opec Extends Exemption From Oil Production Cut

September 23, 2017
[This Day] Yenagoa -The meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) of OPEC and Non-OPEC Countries in ...

Nigeria: TCN, WAPP to Build Additional 330KV Power Line to Benin Republic

September 23, 2017
[This Day] Abuja -The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the West African Power Pool (WAPP) have initiated ...

Nigeria: Ikolaje Idiroko Holds African Integration Cultural Show

September 23, 2017
[This Day] The Royal Father of Ikolaje Idiroko, an International border town in Ogun State, Oba John Olakunle ...

Nigeria: Army – We've Stabilised South-East Despite Intense Opposition From Ipob, Sympathisers

September 23, 2017
[This Day] Expect more Operation Python Dance across the nation PANDEF kicks, urges military to halt action Source: All ...

Tanzania: President Magufuli to Address Nation From Arusha

September 23, 2017
[Daily News] Arusha -PRESIDENT John Magufuli is expected to address Tanzanians from Arusha, this Saturday afternoon, shortly after ...

Uganda: Court Official Suspended for Wearing 'A Very Short, Tight Dress'

September 23, 2017
[News24Wire] A Ugandan court official has reportedly been suspended for wearing "a very short and tight dress" to ...

South Africa: News24 Journalist Detained, Manhandled

September 23, 2017
[News24Wire] A News24 journalist, who was detained and manhandled by security guards at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping, ...

Nigeria: Apapa Gridlock – Stay Away From Lagos, Ambode Orders Truck Owners

September 23, 2017
[This Day] After a week-long outright blockage of all access roads to Apapa and intractable gridlock resulting from ...

Nigeria: Ambode to Swear-in Oke As Acting Chief Judge

September 23, 2017
[This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode will Monday, swear-in Justice Opeyemi Oke as the Acting Chief ...

Nigeria: 'Govt Has Not Managed Agitations Responsibly'

September 23, 2017
[This Day] A network of youth groups yesterday took a swipe on the federal government over the poor ...

South Africa: Is All Really Well Between Opposition Parties?

September 23, 2017
[News24Wire] The DA's relationship with other opposition parties is good, says its leader, Mmusi Maimane. Source: All africa

Nigeria: Minister Demands Reform of IMF, World Bank

September 23, 2017
[Premium Times] Nigeria has demanded the reform of the Bretton Wood Institutions to make them responsive to the ...

Nigeria: Ijaw Youths Reject Proposed Bill to Regulate Civil Society Groups

September 23, 2017
[This Day] Yenagoa -Ijaw youths yesterday rejected a bill in the National Assembly aimed at regulating the activities ...

Nigeria: Police Arrest NAN Journalist

September 23, 2017
[Premium Times] The Benue Police Command has arrested Emmanuel Atswen, a reporter of the News Agency of Nigeria, ...

Nigeria: Organisers Promise Exciting Time As Nigeria Cup Starts Today

September 23, 2017
[This Day] The organising committee for the 2017 Nigeria Cup slated for the Ikoyi Club golf section has ...

Nigeria: Shady Steel Negotiations Allegedly Brokered by Minister

September 23, 2017
[Premium Times] The Nigerian government has, through the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, been mediating ...

South Africa: Aids Activist David Ross Patient Dies

September 23, 2017
[News24Wire] World renowned South African AIDS activist David Ross Patient, who was diagnosed with HIV in 1983, died ...

South Africa: 'Dassie' the Dog's Barks for Help Lead to Unusual Mountain Rescue

September 23, 2017
[News24Wire] A dog who found itself stuck on a mountain ledge in the Stellenbosch area has a farm ...

Zimbabwe: I'm Not Aware – Finance Minister Refuses to Comment on Mugabe Spending

September 23, 2017
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's finance minister has refused to comment on where the First Family got its money to buy ...

South Africa: Campus Protest Trauma 'The New Normal'

September 23, 2017
[News24Wire] Universities are often portrayed as places of considered debate, and learning. Source: All africa

Africa: North Korea's Loyal Partners in Africa

September 23, 2017
[Deutsche Welle] Despite UN sanctions against North Korea, a number of African countries share a cosy trade relationship ...

Kenya: Raila Odinga – 'No Electoral Changes, No Election in Kenya'

September 23, 2017
[Deutsche Welle] Nairobi -Kenya's opposition candidate Raila Odinga has told DW that some changes need to take place ...

Africa: How to Get to Reciprocal U.S.-Africa Trade Pact

September 22, 2017
[Brookings] Washington, DC -The global trade environment is rapidly changing and already affecting the U.S.-Africa trade relationship. Indeed, ...

Uganda: Neglected Northern Uganda Mustn't Be Ignored Any Longer

September 22, 2017
[IRIN] London -Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, ...

Africa: Can Continent End HIV Infections By 2030?

September 22, 2017
[Nyasa Times] World leaders including six African presidents Thursday demonstrated how the Fast Track approach to ending AIDS ...

Zimbabwe: President Mugabe – African Hero or Villain?

September 22, 2017
[The Herald] Malawian president Professor Peter Mutharika says President Mugabe's rich history makes him the only remaining hero ...

Zimbabwe: Fake Roadblock Robbers Jailed

September 22, 2017
[The Herald] Three police officers who connived with three civilians two of whom are father and son to ...

Zimbabwe: Man Up for Bestiality

September 22, 2017
[The Herald] A Murombedzi man was caught sexually abusing a dog belonging to a local businessman in the ...

Zimbabwe: Concourt Dismisses Jonathan Moyo's Application

September 22, 2017
[Financial Gazette] The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) yesterday dismissed an application by Higher and Tertiary Education Minister, Jonathan Moyo ...

Malawi: Blood Sucker Claimer Cause Commotion At Hospital

September 22, 2017
[Nyasa Times] There was commotion at Chonde community hospital on Wednesday, when people scrambled to see a woman ...

Zimbabwe: The Day Mugabe Crushed Mnangagwa

September 22, 2017
[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe chose the recent Zanu PF Youth League Bindura interface rally to define for ...

Nigeria: Health Workers Race to Contain Cholera Outbreak in Northeast

September 22, 2017
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a ...

Chad: UN Report Falls Short On Humanitarian Crisis Around Lake Chad

September 22, 2017
[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge ...

Malawi: Man Arrested Over Fake Kwacha Currency

September 22, 2017
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Mulanje have arrested a 36-year-old man for allegedly being found with fake currency. Source: ...

South Africa: Finance Minister Responds to KPMG Developments

September 22, 2017
[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance would like to express deep concern about audit matters currently surrounding ...

LATEST NEWS

Edmonton Oilers explode for four in the third to take down Winnipeg Jets

September 24, 2017
Jesse Puljujarvi scored two of the Edmonton Oilers four third period goals in a 6-2 win over the ...

‘He shook my hand!’: Prince Harry meets Trudeau, charms Torontonians as Invictus Games open

September 24, 2017
Prince Harry and Prime Minister Trudeau exchanged laughs and pleasantries at a downtown Toronto hotel shortly before both ...

B.C. wildfire season could lead to tree planting boom

September 24, 2017
"Into 2019 and beyond we'll definitely see numbers coming up." Source: Globalnews

Trump blasts McCain, pressures senators to support Republican healthcare bill

September 24, 2017
Trump also criticized Democrats for "laughingly saying that McCain had a 'moment of courage.'" Source: Globalnews

Train like a firefighter for a day to raise money for the United Way: Kingston Fire

September 24, 2017
Community members learn what it is like to be a firefighter for a day, thanks to an annual ...

‘It’s a catastrophe’: Edmonton’s Liberian community mourns loss of 3 women killed in crash

September 24, 2017
A day after a horrific crash near the Alberta-Saskatchewan border killed three women and sent a fourth to ...

Track work has TransLink warning weekend commuters of SkyTrain delays

September 24, 2017
"We typically do this sort of rail replacement work at night, but because this job is unique and ...

WATCH: Global News Hour at 6 – Sept. 23

September 24, 2017
Watch the online edition of Global News Hour at 6. Source: Globalnews

Pope Francis accused of spreading heresy by conservative Catholic theologians

September 24, 2017
A group of 62 theologians, priests and academics slapped the pope with the first "filial correction" since the ...

Crews respond to explosion at southeast Calgary gas station after SUV crashes into pump

September 24, 2017
Fire crews were called to reports of an explosion and flames at a gas station in southeast Calgary ...

RCMP arrest 6 men, seize guns and stolen truck on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation

September 24, 2017
Saskatchewan RCMP say six men were arrested at a house on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation. Source: Globalnews

Uber open to concessions on driver benefits, passenger safety to get London license back

September 24, 2017
"While we haven't been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do," said ...

‘Out for Good’: Peterborough Pride parade celebrates 15th year

September 24, 2017
The 15th annual Peterborough Pride parade turned the downtown core into a colourful display as the LGBTQ community ...

More laid off Calgarians in need of legal help but can’t afford it

September 24, 2017
Calgary Legal Guidance (CGL) held a free legal Advice-a-Thon at the City of Calgary Municipal building on Saturday ...

Recipe: Stewed Tomato Chickpeas in Med Bowl

September 24, 2017
Katie Ruddell, owner of Kokomo, shares a recipe for stewed tomato chickpeas. Source: Globalnews

Quebec sovereignty groups rally to support Catalans in independence movement

September 24, 2017
Quebec sovereigntists held a demonstration in Montreal on Saturday in support of Catalans, who they say are being ...

Standing room only in Vancouver for first Site C dam public input session

September 24, 2017
It's the first in a series of public consultations over the next two weeks. Source: Globalnews

Little hope of third crossing to North Shore as traffic woes worsen

September 24, 2017
In 1960, there were nines lane of traffic to and from the North Shore. Fifty-seven years later, there ...

Saskatoon police find man with stab wound after report of fight

September 24, 2017
A 22-year-old man with a stab wound was found seeking medical attention at a Saskatoon hospital on Friday. Source: ...

Winnipeg police investigating after man stabbed, assaulted by 5 teens

September 24, 2017
Winnipeg's Major Crime Unit is investigating after a 45-year-old man was stabbed and assaulted by a group of ...

Public gets rare glimpse inside Summerland Research and Development Centre

September 24, 2017
The public got a rare glimpse at the apple experimentation and other projects on Saturday during an open ...

Louis Riel artifacts ‘coming home’ to Manitoba’s Métis

September 23, 2017
Three historical artifacts that are believed to have once belonged to Louis Riel are coming back to Manitoba. Source: ...

Feds’ tax proposal unfairly casts business people in a bad light: Chamber of Commerce

September 23, 2017
Business leaders say Finance Minister Bill Morneau has justified the government's business tax proposal by insinuating that businesses ...

Women pregnant during Fort McMurray wildfire faced increased stress, depression: study

September 23, 2017
Preliminary findings on research looking into pregnant women during the Fort McMurray wildfire evacuation shows those women suffered ...

Man in serious condition after stabbing in Mississauga

September 23, 2017
Police and paramedics were called to the Runningbrook Drive and Bloor Street area, west of Dixie Road, at ...

Former Quebec minister Jérôme Choquette, laid to rest in Montreal

September 23, 2017
Former Quebec Justice Minister, Jérôme Choquette, was laid to rest Saturday afternoon at the Saint-Enfant-Jésus Church in Montreal. Source: ...

London acid attack leaves 6 people injured

September 23, 2017
A group of males are suspected of spraying a noxious substance near a shopping centre. Source: Globalnews

B.C. film production to top $2.6 billion in 2017, setting new record

September 23, 2017
Expenditures are up an estimated 35 per cent over last year. Source: Globalnews

Kelowna house fire caused by candles

September 23, 2017
The Kelowna Fire Departement responded to reports of a house fire in the 1700 block of Garner Road ...

Beached newborn whale in Haida Gwaii rescued by locals

September 23, 2017
Residents in Haida Gwaii helped a beached newborn whale return safely to the water. Source: Globalnews

Ottawa hurriedly deploys yellow school buses for U.S., Mexican NAFTA negotiators

September 23, 2017
Unable to book some 360 hotel rooms in one centrally located hotel on short notice, the Canadian government ...

After Hurricane Maria, humanitarian crisis grows in Puerto Rico

September 23, 2017
A humanitarian crisis grew Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns were left without fresh water, fuel, power or ...

Bird Protection Quebec celebrates 100 years

September 23, 2017
Bird Protection Quebec hosted an event to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Source: Globalnews

Hundreds of N.S. doctors speak out against proposed federal tax changes

September 23, 2017
It’s expected the changes will end up costing doctors in Nova Scotia between $20,000 and $30,000 annually. Source: Globalnews

Justin Trudeau pays tribute at funeral for Scarborough MP Arnold Chan

September 23, 2017
Arnold Chan, the member of parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt, died of cancer earlier this month at age 50. Source: Globalnews

Rachel Notley attacks Jason Kenney’s position on GSAs, says UCP will hurt working families

September 23, 2017
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the opposition United Conservatives are determined to wreak havoc on working families and ...

Coderre promises more green alleys as election campaign gets underway

September 23, 2017
It's municipal election season in Quebec, and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre wasted no time hitting the campaign trail, ...

U.S. bombers, fighters, fly near North Korean airspace in show of force

September 23, 2017
The flight follows a week of heightened rhetoric from Washington and Pyongyang, with Trump and Kim Jong Un ...

Roy Green: Parliaments are built for ‘elderly white grandpas,’ right?

September 23, 2017
The speaker of this triple assault was the current prime minister of Canada, this past week in an ...

Patrick Maroon determined to have another big year for Edmonton Oilers

September 23, 2017
Patrick Maroon has his sights set on another big season. Source: Globalnews

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 ...

SOCCER

Penn State Stays Undefeated With Touchdown Pass On Game's Final Play

September 24, 2017
Iowa’s dreams of upsetting Penn State came crashing down as Trace McSorley completed a 65-yard two-minute drill with ...

This Fight Went A Bit Better for Aaron Pico

September 24, 2017
Aaron Pico was one of the most heavily hyped MMA fighters outside of UFC when the former freestyle ...

Sparty No

September 24, 2017
We appreciate LJ Scott’s interpretative dance themed around ESPN’s ombudsman, but we feel Michigan State fans would have ...

Bruce Maxwell Becomes First MLBer To Protest During National Anthem

September 24, 2017
A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first major league ballplayer to join the dozens of NFL pros protesting ...

LeBron James Says Donald Trump Is Using Sports "To Try To Divide Us Even More"

September 24, 2017
Following up on his savage “u bum” tweet aimed at Donald Trump earlier today, LeBron James took to ...

The Brewers Hit Two Clutch Dingers To Stay In The Thick Of The Wild Card Chase

September 23, 2017
The Milwaukee Brewers are the losingest National League team to still be mathematically alive for the postseason, clinging ...

You Only Get To Do This If You Win

September 23, 2017
Have something you think we should know? Email us at tips@deadspin.com, call our confidential tips hotline at ...

Now UNC's Basketball Team Is Declining Their Invitation To Meet With Basketball-Colored President

September 23, 2017
The Trump White House is being denied visits from basketball teams left and right, these days. First the ...

Teresa Kaepernick On Trump Calling Injustice Protesters Sons Of Bitches: “It’s What Most Of Us Have Come To Expect From Him”

September 23, 2017
President Donald Trump has made something of a hobby out of attacking private citizens, Colin Kaepernick among them. ...

Reports: The Knicks Have Agreed To Trade Carmelo Anthony To The Oklahoma City Thunder

September 23, 2017
Reports came in this week that Carmelo Anthony had added the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder to ...

The Sports World Is Dragging Donald Trump 

September 23, 2017
Consecutive temper tantrums had President Donald Trump calling for “son of a bitch” NFL players to be ...

The Wisdom Of A Milkshake President

September 23, 2017
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EA Says It's Fixing Formation That Baffles Madden's AI

September 23, 2017
Madden 18’s artificial intelligence is designed to react to every play, simulating live football right down to the ...

Yankees Comprehensively Owned By Blue Jays Infielder

September 23, 2017
Blue Jays infielder Ryan Goins is almost certainly never going to have a better day as a professional ...

Leroy Sané Opens Scoring Against Crystal Palace With Volley Off Defender's Head

September 23, 2017
Two weeks ago, we pled with Manchester City to free Leroy Sané. The Belgian was certainly liberated today ...

Derek Jeter Is Sacking All The Other Big Names In Miami's Front Office

September 23, 2017
Derek Jeter, who does not yet officially own any part of the Miami Marlins, is moving quickly to ...

Saturday's Best Deals: OLED TVs, Water Bottles, Wireless Charger, and More

September 23, 2017
OLED TVs, premium underwear, and vacuum insulated steel tumblers lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. ...

Donald Trump Continues To Go After Outspoken Black Athletes

September 23, 2017
This morning, we can be fairly sure, Donald Trump was watching the teevee and saw a Fox & ...

Roger Goodell Slams Trump's "Divisive" Comments About Players Protesting Racism

September 23, 2017
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the President of the United States demonstrated a “lack of respect” and “failure ...

Keep Your Drinks Cold (or Hot) All Day Long With This One-Day Tumbler Sale

September 23, 2017
Once you start keeping your liquids in vacuum-insulated stainless steel, every other drinking vessel seems like a relic ...