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AFRICA

Egypt:Many Killed in Sinai Mosque Attack

November 24, 2017
[Egypt Online] The Egyptian presidency on Friday 24/11/2017 declared a three-day mourning across the nation following the terrorist ...

Gambia:Central Bank to Replace Jammeh's Face On Currency

November 24, 2017
[The Point] The governor of the Central Bank of The Gambia, Bakary Jammeh, has said that the country ...

Zimbabwe:Why Did War Veterans Ditch Mugabe?

November 24, 2017
[RFI] What finally led to the fall of Robert Mugabe on 21 November? The liberation leader turned authoritarian ...

Gambia:President to Relocate to State House

November 24, 2017
[Foroyaa] Gambian President Adama Barrow will finally move to the State House in Banjul after being sworn in ...

South Africa:Broken Glass, Scuffles and Tired Eyes Amid Black Friday Chaos

November 24, 2017
[News24Wire] Security officials had their hands full on Friday morning as scores of shoppers broke glass, damaged security ...

Liberia:Israel Akinsanya, Formerly of Liberty Party, Joins CDC

November 24, 2017
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Days after he resigned from the opposition Liberty Party. Mr. Israel Akinsanya has joined ranks with ...

Liberia:UP Youth Wing Demands President Sirleaf's Expulsion

November 24, 2017
[Observer] The headquarters of the ruling Unity Party yesterday witnessed a brief protest as members of the youth-wing ...

Zimbabwe:Emmerson Mnangagwa Sworn in as President

November 24, 2017
[Deutsche Welle] Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been inaugurated as Zimbabwe's new leader, taking over from his ...

Zimbabwe:What Civil Society Expects From the New Govt

November 24, 2017
[Kubatana.net] We, the undersigned civil society organisations based and working in Zimbabwe welcome the peaceful and smooth transition ...

South Africa:'I Won't Bow to Political Pressure' – New Police Commissioner

November 24, 2017
[News24Wire] Newly-appointed national police commissioner General Khehla Sitole said he would not bow to political pressure or interference ...

South Africa:Supreme Court of Appeal Increases Pistorius's Murder Sentence

November 24, 2017
[News24Wire] The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein has sentenced former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to 13 years ...

Africa:Slave Trade in Libya – Outrage Across Africa

November 24, 2017
[Deutsche Welle] Media reports about alleged migrant slave markets in Libya have resulted in strong reactions across the ...

Liberia:Cabinet Halts Sale of Government Vehicles

November 23, 2017
[New Dawn] The Cabinet has received updates on priority development projects across the country, while mandating with immediate ...

Liberia:Police IG Warns Public Against Hate Speech

November 23, 2017
[Observer] Police Inspector General Gregory Coleman has warned Liberians who are constantly involved in broadcasting hate speech over ...

Africa:Building Small Businesses Creates Jobs for Africa

November 23, 2017
[allAfrica] Job creation is undoubtedly one of the most pressing priorities for African countries. It is no longer ...

Zimbabwe:AirZim CEO Fired

November 23, 2017
[Financial Gazette] AIR Zimbabwe (AirZim) chief executive officer (CEO), Ripton Muzenda has been fired from the airline on ...

Uganda:After Mugabe, All Eyes Are On Museveni – How Long Can He Cling to Power?

November 23, 2017
[The Conversation Africa] On 21 November, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe resigned as president under intense pressure from the ...

Kenya:Photo of Kenyatta's All-Men Meeting On Economy Sparks Anger

November 23, 2017
[Nairobi News] A photo of an all-male meeting chaired by President Uhuru Kenyatta at Harambee House to discuss ...

Nigeria:Oil Spills Double Infant Mortality Risk, Research Shows

November 23, 2017
[VOA] Babies are much more likely to die in their first few weeks of life if their mothers ...

Nigeria:21 Nigerian Institutions Criticised for 'Violating' Information Act

November 23, 2017
[Premium Times] A host of public institutions have been publicly shamed for repeatedly failing to comply with the ...

South Africa:Life Esidimeni Hearings Told of Rape At Facility

November 23, 2017
[News24Wire] A witness has told the Life Esidimeni arbitration panel that her 36-year-old sister was raped at non-governmental ...

Uganda:Museveni Attacks MPs, Calls Them Parasites

November 23, 2017
[Observer] As the debate on presidential age limits rages, President Museveni has denounced some ruling party MPs opposed ...

South Africa:Mixed Feelings Over New Police Commissioner

November 23, 2017
[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) and Parliament's police portfolio committee have expressed confidence in newly-appointed national ...

Southern Africa:Graca Machel Urges Better Nutrition for Mothers, Children

November 23, 2017
[allAfrica] Cape Town -One of every four children under five years old in southern Africa suffers from stunted ...

Africa:Peacekeepers Must be Protectors, Not Sexual Predators

November 22, 2017
[Africa Portal] The sexual abuse and exploitation of women - in war and peacetime - is one of ...

Libya:U.S. Launches New Airstrikes Against Islamic State in Libya

November 22, 2017
[VOA] The U.S. military has launched new airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Libya, officials tell VOA. U.S. ...

Southern Africa:Zambia Offered Mugabe Asylum, Says President Lungu

November 22, 2017
[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu has revealed that he had offered to shelter former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe ...

Ethiopia:Ethiopia Wins 2017 UN Investment Award

November 22, 2017
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) wins the '2017 United Nations Award' for outstanding performance in targeted ...

Africa:Nearly 21 Million People Now Have Access to HIV Treatment – UN Agency

November 22, 2017
[UN News] About 20.9 million people now have access to the antiretroviral therapy, according to a new report ...

Kenya:Hold Police Accountable for Brutality During Protests – HRW

November 22, 2017
[Nation] Kenyan officials have been asked to rein in police officers accused of using excessive force during the ...

Rwanda:Kagame Critic Diane Rwigara Denied Bail Again

November 22, 2017
[East African] The High Court in Kigali has dismissed an appeal against denial of bail by Rwandan government ...

Somalia:Somaliland Ruling Party Candidate Bihi Wins Election

November 22, 2017
[VOA] Ruling party candidate Muse Bihi Abdi has been declared the winner of the presidential election in the ...

Somalia:U.S. Kills Over 100 Al-Shabaab Militants In Airstrike

November 22, 2017
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The United States has continued to intensify the war on Al-Shabaab, with the latest attack ...

South Africa:'Cape Town Mayor's Director Accessed 'Confidential Forensic Reports'

November 22, 2017
[News24Wire] Craig Kesson, the executive director in Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's office, got hold of around ...

Zimbabwe:'I, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, … Hereby Formally Tender My Resignation'

November 21, 2017
[VOA] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has stepped down, according to the speaker of the country's parliament. Source: ALLAFRICA

LATEST NEWS

Roy Green: Unlike Canada, our allies demand on-site retribution

November 25, 2017
Canadians who abandoned this nation for IS and similar organizations are officially dubbed "terrorist travellers" and some 200 ...

U.S. gun control group fights to shut down websites selling gun-making kits

November 25, 2017
The websites GhostGunner.net and Ghostguns.com sell parts and machines to help make untraceable homemade firearms known as "ghost ...

Amazon takes nearly half of all online sales on Black Friday

November 25, 2017
Amazon had an "eye-popping" Black Friday sales performance, wrote Daniel Ives of GBH Insights. Source: Globalnews

Montreal gets a new ‘ugly’ Christmas tree

November 25, 2017
A new "ugly'' tree was unveiled Friday as part of the Village du Vilain Sapin, an installation to ...

State-of-the-art marijuana production facility opens its doors in Pointe-Claire

November 25, 2017
People in Pointe-Claire have mixed opinions on the near pot-growing neighbour. Source: Globalnews

Streaking Manitoba Moose win 5th straight game

November 25, 2017
The Manitoba Moose stretched their win streak to five games with a 3-1 road victory over the defending ...

Edmonton Oilers fall flat in Buffalo

November 25, 2017
The Edmonton Oilers' struggles continued Friday night as they were vastly outplayed and beaten 3-1 by the Buffalo ...

Former Lethbridge Hurricanes coach leading amazing minor hockey run

November 25, 2017
There’s something special going on with a group of young hockey players in Lethbridge and they’re being led ...

1 person killed in crash on Edmonton’s Whitemud Drive

November 25, 2017
One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Whitemud Drive Friday night. Source: Globalnews

TransCanada recovers 44,400 gallons of oil from Keystone pipeline spill site

November 25, 2017
TransCanada said it has recovered 44,400 gallons, or 1,057 barrels, of oil from the Keystone pipeline spill site ...

Man faces 9 additional fraud charges in fake landlord scheme

November 25, 2017
Bum Joon Kim, 39, was previously charged with 21 fraud offences after prospective tenants were duped into submitting ...

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s pro pipeline tour well received in Calgary

November 25, 2017
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley took her pro-pipeline tour to the heart of the energy industry in Calgary on ...

Okotoks throat-cut assault ‘did not take place as originally reported’: RCMP

November 25, 2017
Police said their investigation has concluded and they are not looking for any suspect or more information.  Source: Globalnews

Canadian winter weather facts that you probably didn’t know

November 25, 2017
Did you know the coldest city in Canada is Winnipeg? Or that the coldest temperature ever recorded was ...

Powerful video warns of the danger of autonomous ‘slaughterbot’ drone swarms

November 25, 2017
A UC Berkeley professor is raising the alarm about the dangers of autonomous drone “swarms” in a powerful ...

Liberals’ national housing strategy still vague on helping homeless veterans

November 24, 2017
The Trudeau government is facing calls to produce its long-awaited plan to help homeless veterans in Canada, after ...

Winnipeg police search for suspects armed with bear spray, machete accused of robbing man

November 24, 2017
Police are on the search for two suspects who are accused of robbing a man using a machete ...

Man charged in alleged $400K kitchen renovation fraud in Oakville, Ont.

November 24, 2017
Halton regional police say the 42-year-old man was charged with 12 counts of fraud over $5,000 following an ...

Keith Baldrey: The budding bromance between B.C. and Ottawa may require cash

November 24, 2017
The federal government had a fairly large presence in B.C. last week, and no doubt Premier John Horgan ...

Penticton robbery suspect arrested

November 24, 2017
A Penticton woman has been arrested in connection with a gas station robbery in the south Okanagan city. Source: ...

NDP support sliding across Alberta, including in Edmonton Metro region: poll

November 24, 2017
A new report suggests support for the NDP government has declined across Alberta, including in the regions where ...

Westbound lanes on Trans-Canada Highway closed west of Headingley after crash

November 24, 2017
Manitoba Highways closed the westbound lanes of Highway No. 1 as of 9:40 a.m. Friday, 9 km west ...

Advocacy group calls for renaming of Swastika Trail street

November 24, 2017
A major Jewish advocacy group in Canada is demanding that a municipality in southwestern Ontario rename a street ...

Canadian actors’ union ACTRA setting code of conduct amid Hollywood sex scandals

November 24, 2017
The move comes after ACTRA members complained that they felt unprotected from sexual harassment, both on and off ...

Canada Post says Santa won’t write individual letters to school kids — here’s why

November 24, 2017
Canada Post is making a slight change to its seasonal Santa Claus writing program. Source: Globalnews

Gun believed to be used in Hamilton dispensary robbery recovered: Police

November 24, 2017
Three males have been arrested so far in the Tuesday night robbery of the Delta Nine Medical Dispensary on ...

Boat carrying 8 suspected North Korean fishermen washes ashore in Japan

November 24, 2017
Japanese authorities were investigating Friday eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from North ...

Montreal doctor allegedly goes missing, abandons 1,500 patients

November 24, 2017
The College is asking a Quebec court to impose an injunction to stop the doctor from accessing his ...

Man who started several northern Sask. wildfires ordered to pay compensation

November 24, 2017
Man pleads guilty to starting northern Saskatchewan wildfires, ordered to pay over $41,000 in compensation towards the cost ...

Metro Vancouver politicians to discuss housing affordability near transit

November 24, 2017
Metro Vancouver Mayors are set to discuss housing affordability near SkyTrain stations, after a study found many transit ...

Langley car collector not upset fire suppression sprinklers weren’t installed in garage that caught fire

November 24, 2017
Owner not losing sleep over what might have been Source: Globalnews

Kelowna airport renovation keeps baggage moving

November 24, 2017
A $38 million renovation at YLW has doubled screening capacity for outbound luggage. Source: Globalnews

U.K. mom asks school to ban ‘Sleeping Beauty’ over ‘inappropriate’ message about consent

November 24, 2017
"I think it's a specific issue in the Sleeping Beauty story about sexual behaviour and consent,” the mother ...

University of Alberta running back Ed Ilnicki named U Sports’ most outstanding player

November 24, 2017
University of Alberta running back Ed Ilnicki won the Hec Crighton Trophy as the top player in Canadian ...

Even after the Mt. Polley disaster, B.C. dams are still being built without approval: activist

November 24, 2017
Mines minister: "It's an issue that shouldn't have happened in the first place." Source: Globalnews

Toronto councillor defends expensive hotel stay at Ottawa convention

November 24, 2017
Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti spent well over $1,000 more than the other 10 councillors who attended the same conference ...

Vancouver targets rich neighbourhoods as it looks to jack up its housing supply

November 24, 2017
Some of Vancouver's richest areas are emptying out. So the city wants to transform them. Source: Globalnews

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly named CFL Most Outstanding Player

November 24, 2017
Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly was named the CFL's most outstanding player Thursday night at the league's annual ...

Minimum wage increase concerns local Kingston businesses

November 24, 2017
Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce and local businesses are concerned about the impact of the minimum wage increase. Source: ...

Lawyer questions credibility of Jason Klaus at central Alberta triple-murder trial

November 24, 2017
Joshua Frank's lawyer suggested to a Red Deer court that her client is not a killer, but that ...

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

We Have A Contender For Worst Play Of The Season

November 25, 2017
Son, we recruited you to Western Kentucky to do one thing: punt the football. And you’ve done a ...

Arkansas Fires Bret Bielema Immediately After Loss To Mizzou

November 25, 2017
Arkansas closed out a disappointing 4-8 season with a crushing 48-45 loss to Missouri tonight, and right after ...

Miami's Return To Greatness Stalls With Upset Loss To Pitt

November 25, 2017
“The ‘Canes are back, baby!” many an optimistic Miami fan has hollered this season, unchastened by the countless ...

Gifts For Parents Who Wish Their Kids Played Video Games Less

November 24, 2017
Some kids don’t have video games. Some kids go over to the houses of friends whose parents ...

Baylor, TCU Team Up To Demonstrate Christian Values This Holiday Weekend

November 24, 2017
The first Thanksgiving in 1621 was held by religious fanatics to properly express gratitude to their God for ...

Report: Derrick Rose Has Left The Cavs And May Not Return

November 24, 2017
According to a report from ESPN, Cavaliers point guard Derrick Rose has taken a leave of absence from ...

Marouane Fellaini And New Balance Headed To Court Over Allegedly Shitty Cleats 

November 24, 2017
Marouane Fellaini is suing New Balance for £2 million in damages after the shoe brand prematurely terminated his ...

Washington's Shitty Turf Is Hurting The Team Again

November 24, 2017
It’s been almost four years since Washington’s slap-dick field cost them Robert Griffin III’s knee, and possibly career. ...

Tennessee WR Jauan Jennings Dismissed After Ranting About Team's "Lying-Ass Coaches"

November 24, 2017
Tennessee receiver Jauan Jennings was kicked off the team earlier this week after he went on a expletive-laden ...

Gifts For Climbers

November 24, 2017
Unlike many outdoor or outdoor-adjacent sports, climbing requires a lot of crap. When I just went on runs ...

WWE's Production Should Be Its Strongest Asset, But It Keeps Ruining Shows

November 24, 2017
On Saturday night, WWE put on one of its typically excellent TakeOver specials from its NXT developmental brand ...

A True Nightmare

November 24, 2017
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It's Conspiracy Theory Time For Cowboys Fans

November 24, 2017
The best part about a sports team you don’t care about massively underachieving is witnessing the accompanying freakout ...

The FBI Investigated Sports Car Legend Preston Henn To Block The Film Deep Throat

November 24, 2017
In the 1970s, the Federal Bureau of Investigation futilely expended significant resources to block the landmark porn film ...

Seriously, Get Yourself a Sous-Vide Circulator This Black Friday

November 24, 2017
If you’ve ever eaten at a nice steakhouse, you were probably eating sous-vide meat. Here’s a secret though: ...

L.L.Bean Is Taking 25% Off Bean Boots, Plus 20% Off Basically Everything Else

November 24, 2017
You probably already got your Bean boots from last year and are ready for whatever 2017 throws at ...

Nick Fitzgerald Leaves Egg Bowl With Horrible, Horrible, Horrible Injury

November 24, 2017
Tonight’s Egg Bowl between Ole Miss and Mississippi State started off ugly and got literally ugly as Bulldogs ...

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

November 24, 2017
Boy, things sure are looking up for Jerry Jones! Here he is enjoying a Thanksgiving feast of a ...

The 15 Best Black Friday Deals That Went Live on Thanksgiving

November 24, 2017
Tomorrow is officially Black Friday, but you can get a head start on the shopping with a ton ...

Come Show Us Your Good Dogs

November 23, 2017
Sure, there’s the National Dog Show. But let’s be honest. You, dear Deadspin reader, probably also have a ...