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Three children shot dead in Nigeria attack

Nigerian police on Tuesday confirmed three children were shot dead following an attack by gunmen who invaded a village in the country's northwestern state...
Violence

At least 13 killed in fresh violence in NE Nigeria

At least 13 people were killed following two separate attacks by armed groups in Nigeria's northeastern state of Taraba, according to police and local...
Hepatitis E

Africa’s first ever Hepatitis summit opens in Uganda

Health experts from Africa and international organizations are meeting in Uganda's capital of Kampala for the first ever Africa Hepatitis Summit aimed at devising...
chickens

Kenyan pastoralists embrace chickens amid climate change challenges

At Osiligi Farm in Kajiado County, south of Kenya's capital Nairobi, tens of indigenous cattle roamed freely in the paddocks. At a...
Rain

Kenyans relish fresh produce price drop amid heavy rains

John Karanja, a hotelier in the northwestern Kenyan town of Kitale, had for the better part of this year grappled with high costs of...
Court

Tanzania to seek out-of-court settlements of some cases in international courts

Tanzania is seeking out-of-court settlements of some cases filed against the government in international courts, the country's legal authorities said on Tuesday. ...
Edgar Lungu

Zambia leader to attend U.S.-Africa business summit

Zambian President Edgar Lungu is expected to travel to Mozambique to attend the 12th U.S.-Africa business summit, a senior government official said on Tuesday. ...
Education

Namibian education ministry bans use of school grounds for political campaign

Namibia's Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture on Tuesday banned political elements from carrying out political activities under the facade of motivational talks to...
video

American rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

American rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in state Florida, authorities said. The Broward County Sheriff's Office confirmed in a tweet that the rapper,...
family separations

Trump’s policy: Poll shows 66% of U.S. voters oppose family separations

Sixty-six percent of U.S. voters oppose the administration's controversial policy of separating children from their parents who get caught crossing the country's border illegally,...
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Trump’s policy: UN Boss rejects separating children from migrant parents

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres believes that children must not be traumatized by being separated from their parents, his spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, said on Monday. His...

Carving Mongolian culture on animal bones

In the morning, Serguleng rides his motorbike across the prairie in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to collect cattle and sheep bones. By carving...
video

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos becomes world’s richest man

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world with a net wealth of 141.9 billion U.S. dollars, the...
2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup 2018: England threaten to thrill but only half convince in opener

Six shots on target in the first half, several shots off target which should have been in the back of the net and 1-1...
Wpid Dna

Study links mutation that disrupts DNA’s electrical signaling to colon cancer

A single missing iron atom in a key DNA repair protein may be the root cause for the development of an aggressive, early-onset form...
UN Security Council

UN Security Council condemns terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

The Security Council on Monday condemned the two "heinous and cowardly" terrorist attacks in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar over the weekend that...

British SDX Energy tests gas well in northern Morocco

The British SDX Energy has completed testing LMS-1 well in the Company's Lalla Mimouna Nord permit in northern Morocco, the company announced in a...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices climb ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil prices ended higher on Monday as investors were awaiting the upcoming OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting. The West Texas Intermediate for...

South African aircraft crash lands in Botswana

A South African registered aircraft crash landed on Sunday near Jwaneng Airport, some 166 km southwest of Botswana's capital Gaborone, the country's transport ministry...
SA stocks

S. Africa’s JSE closes weaker after delay in trading

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed weaker on Monday after delayed trade in the morning, with retailers and industrials leading the losers. The local currency...
Education

Kenya pledges to boost school enrollment among girls

Kenya's Ministry of Education on Monday said it will enact far-reaching policy and legislative frameworks to boost school enrollment of girls in marginalized regions. Amina...
COMESA

COMESA summit to be held on July 18

Africa's biggest trading bloc on Monday announced that it will hold its 20th Heads of State and Governments' Summit on July 18 and 19,...
power

South African opposition blames state capture for load shedding

South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Monday blamed state capture for the resumption of load shedding that is currently gripping South Africa. Since last...
drugs

Ugandan scientist co-finds new River Blindness drug

Treatment of River Blindness could be cut from 15 years to one year, a top Ugandan scientist who co-founded a drug that treats the...
Nurses take care of a newborn baby at the Tangdu Hospital in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 24, 2016. The baby, born on Wednesday in Xi'an through frozen embryo transfer (FET), was fertilized over 12 years ago and became China's longgest preserved tube baby through FET technology. (Xinhua/Liu Tingting)

Shortage of nurses exacerbates health problems in S. Africa

The severe shortage of nurses in South Africa is a "ticking time bomb" that requires urgent attention, said Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa...

Nepalese Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli

Nepalese Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli is to pay an official visit to China from Tuesday to Sunday at the invitation of his...
Nashua Business in Africa

Kenya to accelerate business reforms to boost private sector

Kenya plans to accelerate business reforms in order to boost the private sector, a senior government official said on Monday. Cabinet Secretary...
video

Brazil football violence leaves 6 in the hospital

Six people were taken to hospital after a brawl between rival football fans in Brazil on Sunday. Police said violence erupted before...

Elorm Beenie introduced me to Reggae/Dancehall Culture – JMJ

Award winning Producer, JMJ Baby, who has produced major artistes like Samini, Stonebwoy, Kaakie, Obrafour, 4X4 amongst others has disclosed on Hitz 103.9fm that...
oil

Russia’s oil firm Rosneft finds new oil field on shelf

Russia's oil giant Rosneft said Sunday it had discovered a new oil field near the Laptev Sea, which could be the biggest on the...