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AFRICA

Senegal:Meet the Senegalese Coach Aliou Cissé – 10 Things You Need to Know About Him

June 20, 2018
[This is Africa] Senegal claimed the first African win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup guided by their ...

Nigeria:Buhari Signs 2018 Budget

June 20, 2018
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2018 appropriation bill containing the year's federal spending details as ...

Eritrea:President Afewerki Sends Delegation to Ethiopia

June 20, 2018
[Addis Standard] Eritrea's president announced "today that Eritrea shall dispatch delegation to Addis Abeba to a constructive engagement ...

South Africa:State Will Pay Zuma's Legal Fees Until Court Rules Otherwise

June 20, 2018
[News24Wire] The state will carry on covering former president Jacob Zuma's legal fees until a court decides otherwise, ...

Kenya:Outrage at Amina Mohamed's Ban on School Visiting Days

June 20, 2018
[AAF] Johannesburg -Kenyan exams have in the past been marred with rampant cheating. Teachers, learners and security guards ...

Congo-Kinshasa:As DR Congo Grapples with Ebola, Guinea Keeps Up Its Guard

June 20, 2018
[VOA] Just after a morning rain, Gourma Mamadou was shopping in this capital city's crowded, open-air Kaloum market. ...

Zimbabwe:More Electoral Violence in Opposition Than Ruling Party – Watchdog

June 20, 2018
[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has recorded a surprise high number of intra-party political violence cases ...

Cameroon:Separatist Clashes Shut Down Schools

June 20, 2018
[VOA] It is a bright Tuesday morning, with children hawking goods to drivers and passersby on the congested ...

Africa:Record 68 Million People Worldwide Displaced in 2017 – UN

June 20, 2018
[VOA] The United Nations refugee agency says a record 68.5 million people around the world were forced to ...

Tanzania:Minister Sacks Dawasa Boss, Dissolves Board

June 19, 2018
[Citizen] Water and Irrigation minister Isack Kamwelwe yesterday sacked Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (Dawasa) acting ...

Ethiopia:The Speed At Which Abiy Ahmed Takes Things Has Begun to Unnerve Many…

June 19, 2018
[Addis Fortune] The speed at which Abiy Ahmed (PhD), chairman of the ruling EPRDF, takes things has begun ...

Africa:Cassava Breeding Could Impair Yield By 20%

June 19, 2018
[SciDev.Net] Ibadan -Breeding African cassava cultivars for improvements such as pest and disease resistance could impair their yield ...

South Africa:Here Are Cities Facing Biggest Threat From Climate Change

June 19, 2018
[News24Wire] Major South African centres are at risk from the effects of climate change, says an international report. Source: ...

South Africa:Hijackers Return Baby Safely to Mom

June 19, 2018
[News24Wire] A gang of hijackers have returned an 11-month-old baby girl, who was in the vehicle they had ...

Uganda:46,000 More People Cotract HIV – Study

June 19, 2018
[Monitor] Kampala -About 46,000 Ugandans contracted HIV last year, according to new Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) study findings ...

Central African Republic:Bemba in Belgium After Release From ICC Detention

June 19, 2018
[Bemba Trial Website] Jean-Pierre Bemba, the Congolese opposition leader freed from International Criminal Court (ICC) detention last Friday, ...

Kenya:Kenya's First Bitcoin ATM Up, Offers Instant Cash Purchases

June 19, 2018
[East African] East Africa's first digital currency automated teller machine has been installed in Nairobi, making it possible ...

Zimbabwe:Mnangagwa Queues For Fried Chicken

June 19, 2018
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa yesterday took Chegutu food lovers by surprise when he unexpectedly joined the queue in ...

Africa:Why Senegal Is Africa's Best Bet At Russia 2018

June 19, 2018
[Monitor] Five countries are representing Africa at the 2018 Fifa World Cup that got underway in Russia Thursday. ...

Africa:Resolving the Ethiopia-Eritrea Border – What Actually Needs to Be Done?

June 19, 2018
[African Arguments] Ethiopia has broken the stalemate, but several practical and political challenges remain. Source: ALLAFRICA

Africa:Tunisia Scores Africa's First Goal of the World Cup!

June 18, 2018
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Tunisia is up, carrying the hopes of Africa on their shoulders. Let's not talk about ...

South Africa:Meet Nthabeleng Likotsi, the Woman Set to Become South Africa's First Black Female Bank Owner

June 18, 2018
[This is Africa] Nthabeleng Likotsi is on course to establish the first black women-owned bank in South Africa. ...

Kenya:Govt Rejects U.S. Pressure to Seize Assets of South Sudan Leaders

June 18, 2018
[Nation] Kenya has rejected fresh pressure from the United States to seize the properties of South Sudanese leaders ...

Africa:Hopes of Africa Must Soar With Carthage Eagles of Tunisia

June 18, 2018
[FirstTouch] The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has been nothing short of exciting. We have enjoyed bitter losses, ...

Nigeria:Rice Smuggling – Nigeria to Shut Land Border in Few Days

June 18, 2018
[Premium Times] The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring ...

Ethiopia:UAE Reveals U.S.$3 Billion Aid, Investment Package

June 18, 2018
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA --The United Arab Emirates pledged a total of 3billon USD aid and investments in ...

South Africa:Explosion, Gunfire in Cash-in-Transit Heist Near Cape Town Police Station

June 18, 2018
[News24Wire] Western Cape police have confirmed there was a cash-in-transit heist on Jakes Gerwel Drive, near Hanover Park ...

South Africa:Why Ordinary People Must Have a Say in Water Governance

June 18, 2018
[The Conversation Africa] Most emerging democracies in Africa have implemented decentralisation in some form since the 1990s. In ...

South Africa:The World Bank Is Finding New Ways to Understand South Africa's Issues

June 18, 2018
[The Conversation Africa] The latest World Bank report on South Africa is not only remarkable for the collaborative ...

Nigeria:Buhari Needs to Sign Budget to Avoid Govt Shutdown

June 18, 2018
[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari is set to sign the N9.1 trillion 2018 budget of the Federal Government tomorrow ...

Kenya:Ruto's Dream of Power is Not Valid – Odinga

June 18, 2018
[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Sunday faced the wrath of Jubilee leaders after he launched a veiled ...

Angola:Prosecuting the Messenger, Absolving the Corrupt

June 17, 2018
[Maka] Angola's public prosecutor, Pedro Pederneira, calls for my conviction for the crimes of insulting a public authority ...

Africa:Africa Still Searching for Redemption At World Cup 2018

June 17, 2018
[allAfrica] Cape Town -After Egypt and and Morocco, the Super Eagles were next to succumb to the fiery ...

Lesotho:We Have Stabilised the Country – Thabane

June 17, 2018
[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane says his government has done well to ensure peace and stability since ...

Lesotho:'Meat Import Ban Requires Inclusivity'

June 17, 2018
[Lesotho Times] ECONOMIC revolution movement, Home of Aggressive Entrepreneurs of Lesotho (HAE) says while it hails the government's ...

LATEST NEWS

Kingston teenager missing in Oshawa

June 20, 2018
Kayla Savannah HARTWICK, age 15, was last seen near Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Simcoe Street at approximately 11:00 ...

Durham police looking for missing Kingston teen

June 20, 2018
Durham police are looking for a missing Kingston teen who they say was last seen in Oshawa. Source: Globalnews

‘Climate of secrecy:’ Schools, parents dispute Alberta gay-straight alliance law

June 20, 2018
Arguments are to be heard in Medicine Hat on behalf of dozens of parents and independent faith-based schools ...

Bob Hall seeks to return to Peterborough city council

June 20, 2018
Bob Hall served 17 years as a Peterborough city councillor for Northcrest Ward. He's now seeking a seat ...

Anglers fined $3,000 for fishing at sanctuary in Buckhorn

June 20, 2018
Two men pleaded guilty to fishing in a fish sanctuary at the Buckhorn dam in May. Source: Globalnews

Renata Ford appears in court on impaired driving charge

June 20, 2018
Ford was arrested and charged two years ago after police were called to a shopping plaza in Etobicoke ...

PayPal blocks sales of controversial school shooter video game

June 20, 2018
The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability ...

City report recommends changes to St. Vital intersection where boy was killed

June 20, 2018
A city report has brought forward several recommendations to improve safety at a crosswalk on St. Anne’s Road ...

N.S. RCMP investigating second report of stolen boat in 2 weeks

June 20, 2018
Anyone with information on either of the stolen boats is asked to contact their local RCMP detachment or ...

Strathcona County RCMP continue investigation into Edmonton woman’s death

June 20, 2018
The RCMP is asking for the public's help as they continue to investigate the death of an Edmonton ...

Scott Thompson: What can the world do to help asylum seekers?

June 20, 2018
Scott Thompson offers his thoughts on asylum seekers and how countries should deal with their plight. Source: Globalnews

Generation Z: Waiting — often months — to get mental health help

June 20, 2018
Generation Z is more open to discussing their mental health, experts say. But when they need help, it's ...

Kamloops schools look to boost teaching around consent and boundaries after alleged sex assaults

June 20, 2018
"I'm just happy other children will be safer now because of this," said the mother of an alleged ...

Fire ignites in the forest above Wreck Beach at UBC

June 20, 2018
"By the time I came down to the beach, it was already big," said one witness. Source: Globalnews

Suspect charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of man at Brampton nightclub

June 20, 2018
Jordan Buchner was fatally shot at the Masta's Lounge nightclub near Dixie Road and Steeles Avenue East on ...

U.S. officials send babies, children to shelters in Texas after taking them from parents at border

June 20, 2018
Since the White House announced its zero tolerance policy in early May, more than 2,300 children have been ...

Ontario animal rescue group pleads for return of 7-year-old dog allegedly taken from volunteer

June 20, 2018
"The woman approached quite confidently and basically impersonated a volunteer ... nothing like this has ever happened in ...

Halifax councillors vote to approve 25-storey Willow Tree development

June 20, 2018
The vote came after tens of people voiced their opposition to it in the second public hearing on ...

Over half of Canadian workplaces are ‘concerned’ about dealing with legal weed: Report

June 20, 2018
The findings state that employers' top concerns include workplace safety, impairment or intoxication and increased use of cannabis ...

Ford to redevelop historic Detroit train station to house tech workers

June 20, 2018
Ford will renovate and revamp Michigan Central Station, turning it into offices for up to 5,000 tech workers and software engineers ...

Public school board votes to rename Davin School

June 20, 2018
Despite a letter from the Davin School Community Council opposing the change, the Board of Education voted to ...

Blue Jays fall 11-4 to Braves

June 20, 2018
Johan Camargo hit his first career grand slam and drove in five runs as the Atlanta Braves defeated ...

Neuro surgery patient gives back to Kingston hospital that helped save her life

June 20, 2018
Kyla Tozer, diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2009, now organizes an annual run to raise money for ...

‘We need to reject cynicism’: Paul Dewar issues call to action at youth initiative launch

June 20, 2018
Paul Dewar, a former NDP MP recently diagnosed with incurable brain cancer, launched his new grassroots initiative Youth ...

Toronto sign changed to honour Indigenous Peoples Day

June 20, 2018
The City has added a giant Medicine Wheel to the front of the "T" of the sign and ...

How Canadians can help children separated from parents by U.S. border officials

June 20, 2018
"I can't even imagine the terror and confusion these kids are experiencing, all because their parents were trying ...

Thousand Islands border towns stick together despite national tensions

June 19, 2018
CKWS visited Alexandria Bay, N.Y., to see how international tensions between the U.S.A. and Canada might affect tourism. Source: ...

Separations of children, parents at U.S. border could be permanent: Former immigration director

June 19, 2018
“What you’re seeing now is an intentional and systemic approach to separating parents from their children in order ...

Green renovation rebates under Ontario’s cap-and-trade system cancelled

June 19, 2018
The rebate program was announced last year and funded through proceeds from Ontario's cap-and-trade program through a provincial ...

New Brunswick Opposition objects to ‘questionable’ ad campaign from provincial government

June 19, 2018
Premier Brian Gallant denies the claim the video is political, and instead says it's an attempt to better ...

Edmonton-raised soccer star thrilled to help bring a World Cup to the country that welcomed him

June 19, 2018
Prior to last week, the biggest crowd Alphonso Davies had ever spoken in front of was a soccer ...

Ontario court rules searches before Toronto police board meetings infringe on rights

June 19, 2018
An Ontario court has ruled that Toronto's police chief has no right to demand members of the public ...

Make a Wish Canada grants six-year-old Oshawa boy’s wish

June 19, 2018
Most kids love getting outdoors and one six-year-old Oshawa boy with epilepsy will now be able to experience ...

Formula E ticket sales were known immediately after race: Montreal auditor general

June 19, 2018
Montreal's auditor general Michèle Galipeau says that organizers of the controversial Formula E race knew the next day ...

Edmonton Oilers sign Matt Benning to two-year extension

June 19, 2018
The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Matthew Benning to a two-year contract extension. Source: Globalnews

Pittsburgh rapper Jimmy Wopo gunned down at 21

June 19, 2018
Police say the 21-year-old rapper was killed and another man injured when someone opened fire on their car. Source: ...

Unique, commemorative ring turned in to Lambton OPP

June 19, 2018
Lambton OPP are holding on to a unique ring that was found in Corunna until it can be ...

Final design selected for pedestrian bridge from Guelph’s Ward to downtown

June 19, 2018
The final design was chosen out of three options and includes a bench and lookout area over the ...

Terminally ill man tears up as he meets newborn great-granddaughter before he passes away

June 19, 2018
A terminally ill New Jersey man got the chance to meet his great-granddaughter after she was born in ...

International curling centre of excellence in Manitoba in the works

June 19, 2018
The Manitoba government is looking for ideas towards a proposed International Curling Centre of Excellence. 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 ...

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SOCCER

Cubs Reliever Brandon Morrow Says He Hurt Himself While Taking Off His Pants

June 20, 2018
The Cubs didn’t use closer Brandon Morrow in either of their games Tuesday against the Dodgers, instead relying ...

Here It Is, The World Cup's Greatest And Most Shameless Dive

June 20, 2018
Portugal essentially ended Morocco’s World Cup this morning with a frustrating 1-0 win. Ronaldo scored off of a ...

Jackie Bradley Jr. Threw The Fuck Out Of This Ball

June 20, 2018
Jackie Bradley Jr. has been having a truly nightmarish season at the plate. The kind you tell your ...

Mike Trout Has Made Seven Outs In His Last Eight Games

June 20, 2018
There’s no other way to say it: Mike Trout is in Barry Bonds territory. Not merely statistically, as ...

Let’s Remember Some Guys: Pro Wrestling Edition

June 20, 2018
My uncle introduced me to pro wrestling. I think I was seven. He clued me in on the ...

Wednesday's Best Deals: Logitech Sale, Instant Pot Ultra Mini, Boxer Briefs, and More

June 20, 2018
Find a one-day Logitech sale, the small kitchen-friendly Instant Pot Ultra mini, boxer briefs perfect for the summer ...

Jalopnik Nobody Wants Elvis Presley’s Sad Old Airplane | io9 James Gunn Reconfirms Just When Guardia

June 20, 2018
Jalopnik Nobody Wants Elvis Presley’s Sad Old Airplane | io9 James Gunn Reconfirms Just When Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. ...

The Giants Stuck Up For Red-Assed Numbskull Hunter Strickland And Put Buster Posey At Risk

June 20, 2018
Even if you are the type of team that operates under a strict adherence to baseball’s dopey unwritten ...

The Yankees Are Now On Pace For A Record Number Of Dingers

June 20, 2018
With four home runs last night in a 7-2 win over Seattle, the Yankees are on pace for ...

Avoid Summer Stickiness With This Dual-Pouch Underwear, Now $5 Off

June 20, 2018
I could dance around what makes this underwear unique, but it’s easier to just say it: It has ...

The Most Thrilling Drama In The NBA Tonight Is Gregg Popovich And Kawhi Leonard Possibly Having A Meeting

June 20, 2018
The Kawhi Leonard trade saga has so far been short on specific news about the possibly still-injured Spurs ...

Burger King Is Sorry It Offered Russian Women Lifetime Whoppers If They Get Impregnated By World Cup Stars

June 20, 2018
An official social media account for Burger King in Russia posted a promotion this morning promising a ...

Democratic Socialists Ruin Family Destroyer Kirstjen Nielsen's Dinner at a D.C. Mexican Restaurant

June 20, 2018
Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen decided to wind down from a long few days of lying her ass ...

Pirates Relief Pitcher Sings The National Anthem Before Pirates Game

June 20, 2018
The Pirates have a college-educated singer in their bullpen, and they’re putting him to good use. Before Pittsburgh’s ...

World-Class Doofus Hunter Strickland Out For Two Months After Punching A Wall

June 20, 2018
Giants reliever Hunter Strickland was very definitively Not Mad while exiting the eventual San Francisco loss last night. ...

Alleged Cyberbully Fiancé Mike Hoffman Laundered Through Sharks To Panthers

June 20, 2018
In an obvious, inevitable move, the Ottawa Senators dumped longtime forward Mike Hoffman this morning in a trade ...

The Beef Between Lewis Brinson And Hunter Strickland Is Currently Medium Well

June 19, 2018
Hunter Strickland has long been established as the biggest baby, as he once threw a retaliatory pitch for ...

Jalopnik Lost Nissan Skylines, A $335,000 Lawsuit, An Empty Warehouse: Has A Well-Known JDM Importer

June 19, 2018
Jalopnik Lost Nissan Skylines, A $335,000 Lawsuit, An Empty Warehouse: Has A Well-Known JDM Importer Skipped Town? | Compete League ...

The 10 Best Deals of June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten ...

Americans Are Playing In The World Cup, Just Not For Our Shit-Ass National Team

June 19, 2018
This was always going to be a terrible World Cup for Americans, seeing as our boys choked like ...