Friday, September 22nd, 2017

AFRICA

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

[IRIN] London -Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to ...

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Nigeria: Health Workers Race to Contain Cholera Outbreak in Northeast

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak which ...

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

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

South Africa: Finance Minister Responds to KPMG Developments

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance would like to express deep concern about audit matters currently surrounding KPMG. These developments ...

Kenya: Ministry Revises School Calendar as Election Nears

[Nation] The Ministry of Education has issued a new calendar for the third term as it postponed the Home Science practical ...

South Africa: Thousands of Dockets Need to Be Traced in Massive Guns-to-Gangs Court Case

[News24Wire] More than 2 800 dockets need to be traced in the mammoth gun smuggling case in which firearms meant to ...

Kenya: The Environmental Impact of a Coal Plant On Coast Is Being Underplayed

[The Conversation Africa] China is transforming its sources of energy domestically in a bid to reverse decades of environmental pollution. But ...

Kenya: Kenyatta Hints at Changes in Law to Tame Judges

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday hinted at major constitutional changes targeting the Judiciary, deepening his attack on the ...

Uganda: Heavy Police Presence as Age Limit Debate Flops

[East African] A much anticipated Private Member's Bill to remove age limits in Uganda's Constitution did not make it to the ...

Africa: Climate Change Doesn't Care About Our Plans

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mayors need to look at the worst case scenario and consider how their city would cope if the ...

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SOCCER

Marshawn Lynch remains the best.

September 22, 2017
Marshawn Lynch remains the best. Washington Post reporter Kent Babb went to Oakland to learn about where Lynch ...

Report: Predatory Lenders Are Preying On NFL Concussion Settlement Plaintiffs

September 22, 2017
As the NFL’s estimated $1 billion concussion settlement winds its way through the process of getting the money ...

The World Beard And Mustache Championship Is A Place To Be Seen

September 22, 2017
If you watch the Westminster Dog Show on television, what you’ll see is the best of groups—like toy ...

Clemson Kicker Tears ACL After "Freak Accident" On Last Play Of Practice

September 22, 2017
Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney announced Thursday night that kicker Greg Huegel had torn his ACL and would ...

The Future Of American Soccer Might Be Barron Trump?!?

September 22, 2017
Christian Pulisic. Matt Miazga. Josh Sargent. These are some of the budding talents soccer fans in the States ...

This Fucking Heiress Kicked Her Horse!

September 22, 2017
Jazz Johnson-Merton, a 36-year-old heiress to the Johnson & Johnson fortune, competed in a show jumping event earlier ...

Friday's Top Deals: Sheet Gold Box, Bluetooth Headphones, iPhone Cases, and More

September 22, 2017
We kick off the weekend with sateen sheet Gold Box, Bluetooth headphones, iPhone cases and more!Read more... Source: deadspin.com

Nobody Went To Watch The 49ers Again

September 22, 2017
I suppose at some point this will qualify as beating a dead horse, but holy smokes, man, nobody ...

Wait, Do The Rams Actually Have An Offense Now?

September 22, 2017
Remember way back in December of 2016, not even a year ago, when the Rams were the most ...

Zappos Has Sandals for As Low As $10 In Their End of Season Sale

September 22, 2017
Zappos is basically a one-stop shoe destination already, but right now, they’re having an actual sale, marking down ...

Upgrade to Sateen Sheets From the Amazon Gold Box, Today Only

September 22, 2017
You spend a third of your life touching bed sheets, so you really ought to invest in ones ...

49ers Lose Actually Good Thursday Night Game Despite Perfect Onside Kick

September 22, 2017
The 49ers and Rams made tonight’s game into a surprising offensive showcase, with Los Angeles fighting off a ...

Kato Kaelin Has Had It Up To Here With Brewers Reliever Jeremy Jeffress

September 22, 2017
Today is Jeremy Jeffress’s birthday. So far, it’s sucked. The Brewers are just one game back in the ...

NCAA Comes After Texas A&M Cross Country Runner For Promoting His Own Water Bottle Company

September 22, 2017
The NCAA is threatening the eligibility of 17-year-old Texas A&M freshman Ryan Trahan, a cross country runner with ...

Reds, Padres, Mariners, Rockies Announce Plans To Expand Protective Netting

September 22, 2017
The Reds, Padres and Mariners announced today that they would be expanding protective netting at their ballparks, while ...

Temple Football Provides Perfect Example Of How Not To Execute A Fake Field Goal

September 22, 2017
You can’t fault Temple for trying a fake field goal against USF. After all, Temple is the representation ...

The A.V.

September 21, 2017
The A.V. Club Dan Harmon is pissed at Rick And Morty fans for harassing female writers | Jalopnik Your Most ...

Can SMU Come Back From The Dead Again?

September 21, 2017
Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless ...

NFL Games Seem Ugly Because Defenses Have Gotten Good

September 21, 2017
Two weeks into the NFL season, the game’s overall aesthetics are under fire. Scoring is down, sacks are ...

Nebraska Promptly Fires AD After Huskers Lose To Northern Illinois

September 21, 2017
This afternoon, Nebraska announced the abrupt firing of athletic director Shawn Eichorst, five days after the Cornhuskers lost ...