Recent News Headlines : Africa - United States

CHINESE AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S.


Infrastructure could become a prime area for increased cooperation between the United States and China, said Cui Tiankai, Chinese ambassador to the United States... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 16

ANALYSIS | OVER 1,000 MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES HAVE DIED CROSSING THE MEDITERRANEAN SO FAR THIS YEAR


According to the International Organization for Migration, 1,089 migrants are believed to have died while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea since Jan. 1... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 547

HAWAII REASSURES TOURISTS AFTER BRAIN PARASITE CASES


Hawaii sees one to 11 cases annually, with 11 in 2016, state health officials said... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 41

JAPAN'S RULING PARTY HEAVYWEIGHT TO ATTEND CHINA'S NEW SILK ROAD SUMMIT


Japan's ties with China have long been plagued by the bitter legacy of World War Two and mistrust over present-day regional rivalry... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 92

CHINA'S NEW SILK ROAD A BOON TO BODYGUARDS, SECURITY FIRMS


For Chinese firms, especially with security work, they state companies want to speak with another Chinese person... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 51

CHINA'S WORLD CUP BID: PLAYING FOR TIME


A fan holds a Chinese national flag inside Helong Stadium ahead of a 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier match between China and South Korea... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 21

NIGERIA LAUNCHES 48-HOUR ONLINE VISA APPLICATION SYSTEM


The move to ease visa rules in the West African country follows complaints from foreign executives that obstructive embassy officials made it difficult to enter the country... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 13

MILLIONS OF DOLLARS RAISED THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA FOR FAMINE-HIT SOMALIA [HI-TECH]


Over 2 million have been raised, 7 African countries out of the 54 donated and 60 tonnes of food aid was flown to Somalia on Monday... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 43

IRELAND'S YOUNG PEOPLE 'TOLERANT, SOCIALLY ACTIVE AND SOCIALLY AWARE'


Ireland's young people 'tolerant, socially active and socially..... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 6

THREE AFRICAN COUNTRIES CHOSEN TO TEST WORLD'S FIRST MALARIA VACCINE ON CHILDREN


JOHANNESBURG--Three African countries have been chosen to test the world's first malaria vaccine, the World Health Organization announced Monday... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 23

U.S. DEFENSE CHIEF ARRIVES IN KABUL AS HIS AFGHAN COUNTERPART RESIGNS IN DISGRACE


U.S. defense chief arrives in Kabul as his Afghan counterpart resigns in disgrace... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 339

TOP CONSERVATIONIST KUKI GALLMAN WOUNDED IN KENYA GUN ATTACK


Gallman also ran a luxury lodge in her reserve but it was burned down by cattle raiders in March... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 2

CONAKRY OFFICIALLY BECOMES WORLD BOOK CAPITAL 2017


Guinea's capital Conakry officially becomes World Book Capital 2017... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 40

CONSERVATIONIST KUKI GALLMANN SHOT BY HERDERS AT KENYAN RANCH


The Laikipia Farmers Association says when the military and police drive herders from one ranch, they move into another... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 75

DONALD TRUMP REMARKS RAISE FEARS OF US DISENGAGEMENT IN LIBYA


Trump's remarks were welcomed by an official who represents Aguila Saleh Issa, the head of the Libyan house of representatives in Tobruk, in eastern Libya... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 232

ASYLUM SEEKERS PAID UP TO $2K US EACH TO BE SMUGGLED INTO CANADA, BORDER AGENTS ALLEGE


Photo images captured Omoruyi's vehicle about half a kilometre from the U.S. Canada border at about 9 30 p.m... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1632

'TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE'?: HOW KATHLEEN WYNNE'S HOUSING PLAN FITS INTO HER RE-ELECTION BID


'Too little, too late'? How Kathleen Wynne's housing plan fits into her re-election bid... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 589

YAZIDI REFUGEES REJOICE IN FIRST NEW YEAR IN AUSTRALIA


Wagga Wagga has welcomed more Yazidi people than anywhere else in Australia... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1541

EMIRATES SHIFTS PLANES EAST AS TRUMP BAN STYMIES U.S. PLANS


Emirates has no plans to suspend any U.S. routes, Clark said... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 711

WORLD BANK CHIEF ECHOES BILL GATES'S WARNING TO THERESA MAY ON AID


At ?13.3bn in 2016, Britain's aid budget was the third biggest in the world after Germany and US... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 160

HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD'S MOST TRAFFICKED MAMMAL


Andersson, for instance, remembers enquiring about the possibility of eating pangolin meat at a restaurant in Guangzhou... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 3547

CHINA TO HOST BIGGEST SUMMIT OF YEAR ON NEW SILK ROAD


Wang confirmed Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as among 28 leaders coming, along with the Spanish, Greek, Hungarian, Serb and Polish prime ministers and Swiss and Czech presidents... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 8

CHINA'S "BELT AND ROAD" INITIATIVE DELIVERING BENEFITS TO WORLD


We should continue to champion an open global economy to share opportunities and interests and achieve win-win results... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 0

EU'S TOP DIPLOMAT SAYS CHINA'S NEW SILK ROAD MUST BE OPEN TO EUROPEANS


BEIJING Reuters Projects along China's New Silk Road must be open to Europeans the EU's top diplomat said on Thursday as China s... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 3

BUGS FOR DINNER NEW AUSSIE FOOD TREND HAS LEGS AND WINGS


Consumer attitude toward eating insects are usually split explains Skye Blackburn, owner of Australia's largest insect supplier, the Edible Bug Shop in Sydney... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 0

NIGERIAN VEEP CELEBRATES FIRST AFRICAN PILOT TO FLY SOLO ACROSS THE WORLD


Prof. Yemi Osinbajo met with the Nigerian pilot who recently chalked the feat of flying solo across the world, Ademilola 'Lola' Odujinrin... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 25

KAZAKH PRESIDENT TO ATTEND BELT AND ROAD FORUM CALLING FOR EXPANDED CO-OP WITH CHINA


Meanwhile, Kazakhstan is China's biggest trade partner in Central Asia and China's biggest investment destination in the Eurasia region... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 0

LUCY GICHUHI WARDS OFF CITIZENSHIP CHALLENGE AND WILL JOIN SENATE CROSSBENCH


Kenyan-born lawyer Lucy Gichuhi will be sworn in as an Australian senator when parliament resumes, a full bench of the High Court has confirmed... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 345

ONTARIO PROMISES CURBS ON HOT HOUSING MARKET WITHIN A WEEK


Sousa has previously suggested that real estate bidding wars are in his sights... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 1356

THREE PEOPLE KILLED IN CALIFORNIA SHOOTING SPREE[1]


The shooting spree was a random act of violence and Muhammad shouted Allahu Akbar as police tackled him to the ground, Police Chief Jerry Dyer said... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 6

Trending News Headlines : Africa

CHINA IS LOSING ITS TASTE FOR IVORY


Good news for Africa's elephants China is losing its taste for ivory... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 51058

8 PEOPLE HAVE SAME WEALTH AS WORLD'S POOREST HALF


Income inequality is so now lopsided that eight men now own the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 45049

KEEP THE FAITH IN OUR TRYING TIMES


The pope usually conducts an Urbu et Orbi blessing -- Latin for To the City and the World -- just after the Easter Mass... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 25325

DROUGHT AND WAR HEIGHTEN THREAT OF NOT JUST 1 FAMINE, BUT 4


We underestimated the role of water and its contribution to mortality in the last famine, said Ann Thomas, a water, sanitation and hygiene specialist for Unicef... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 16250

16-YEAR-OLD GAMBIAN SAYS HE'S THE ONLY SURVIVOR AFTER BOAT PACKED WITH 147 AFRICANS GOES DOWN IN THE MEDITERRANEAN.


He was transferred first to an Italian Coast Guard ship, then to a Spanish frigate and brought to the Sicilian island of Lampedusa early on Wednesday... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 14112

SECRET FOOTAGE OBTAINED OF THE WILD ELEPHANTS SOLD INTO CAPTIVITY IN CHINESE ZOOS


Last year more than 30 young elephants were captured from the wild in Zimbabwe and flown by plane to China... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 8595

UGANDA AT BREAKING POINT AS BIDI BIDI BECOMES WORLD'S LARGEST REFUGEE CAMP


Initially, the UN expected roughly 300,000 South Sudanese refugees to come to Uganda in 2017... READ MORE

3rd April, 2017 7833

AFRICAN MIGRANTS SOLD IN LIBYA 'SLAVE MARKETS', IOM SAYS


Africans trying to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in slave markets in Libya, the International Organization for Migration IOM says... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 7735

TRUMP PRESIDENCY 'OPENS DOOR' TO PLANET-HACKING GEOENGINEER EXPERIMENTS


Worryingly, geoengineering may emerge as this administration's preferred approach to global warming... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 5890

PUTIN'S RED LINE IN SYRIA IS NOT AN INVITATION FOR ISRAEL TO PLAY RUSSIAN ROULETTE WITH ASSAD


Russia has not officially said it will back Assad if he were to start firing at Israeli jets, but the Syrian president clearly thinks it will... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 5749

TRUMP SAID TO EASE COMBAT RULES IN SOMALIA INTENDED TO PROTECT CIVILIANS


The United States' campaign against the Shabab in Somalia has been expanding over the last several years... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 5084

SIX AID WORKERS KILLED IN AN AMBUSH IN SOUTH SUDAN


Six aid workers have been killed in an ambush in famine-hit South Sudan, the United Nations said on Sunday, without specifying what organisation they worked for... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 4349

SPAINA??S DESIRE FOR GIBRALTAR COMPLICATES A??BREXITA?? TALKS WITH E.U.


Spaina??s Desire for Gibraltar Complicates a??Brexita?? Talks With E.U... READ MORE

2nd April, 2017 4173

BRAZIL'S RESPONSE TO A HUGE YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK


BRASILIA -- A yellow fever outbreak is tearing through Brazil leaving thousands dead in its wake -- thousands of monkeys, that is... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 3900

CONFESSIONS OF A RELUCTANT GENTRIFIER


By the time I moved to Rogers Park, quite a few people had already warned me about the place... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 3443

INDIA'S BAREFOOT COLLEGE LIGHTS UP THE WORLD


It is in such villages like Santa Teresa in Belize that Tilonia's Barefoot College goes to find its women to be trained in solar engineering... READ MORE

1st April, 2017 3081

EARTH HOUR IS BAD FOR THE POOR


Foreign aid is increasingly tied to renewable energy projects such as building solar and wind power capacity, or tiny off-grid energy generators... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 2363

ASSAD 180: WILL TRUMP PROVE TO BE NO BETTER THAN HILLARY CLINTON IN SYRIA?


There are other inconvenient truths about the Idlib attack which the Western media don't want to explore... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 2347

3 WOMEN BLAMED FOR LAKE CHAD SUICIDE BOMBINGS THAT KILLED DOZENS


A Chad police spokesman said three female suicide bombers carried out Saturday's attack... READ MORE

5th December, 2015 1925

'ALARMING' RISE IN BOKO HARAM CHILD SUICIDE BOMBERS


An alarming number of children in Africa, most of them girls, have been used as suicide bombers by Boko Haram in 2017, according to UNICEF... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 1888

EU, FRENCH MILITARIES PREPARE TO GO IT ALONE AFTER BREXIT, US WARNINGS


In response to these and other geostrategic shifts, European Union nations have already announced plans for a significant increase in defense spending... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 1809

DENTIST WHO ILLEGALLY KILLED CECIL THE LION BLAMES LOCAL GUIDES FOR THE SCANDAL


Walter James Palmer of Eden Prairie Minnesota has been named by Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force as the shooter of Cecil a 13-year-old prized lion... READ MORE

29th July, 2015 1662

TWO AMERICAN SISTERS DIED AT A LUXURY INDIAN OCEAN RESORT NOW THEIR FAMILY IS SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS


We are aware of the deaths of two U.S. citizens in the Seychelles last week, the email said... READ MORE

30th September, 2016 1510

RECORDED CHILDHOOD CANCERS RISE BY 13% WORLDWIDE, STUDY FINDS


In poorer countries, some children's cancers are never diagnosed and their deaths will not be investigated... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 1430

DR MARK WAINBERG WHO IDENTIFIED A KEY AIDS DRUG DIES AT 71


Dr Mark Wainberg Who Identified a Key AIDS Drug Dies at 71... READ MORE

16th April, 2017 1341

97 MISSING AFTER ASYLUM SEEKER BOAT SINKS OFF LIBYA


Libya has become a key departure point for people risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean to Europe... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 1319

BUSH STEPS BACK INTO SPOTLIGHT TO HELP AFRICA FIGHT EPIDEMICS


And while Mr. Bush is devoted to charity, former President Jimmy Carter's exhaustive efforts are no model, either... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 1099

ICC SET FOR FIRST MONETARY AWARDS TO WAR CRIME VICTIMS


It was the first case to see some kind of ICC compensation awarded, but a final decision on collective reparations for Lubanga's victims is still awaited... READ MORE

24th March, 2017 1083

ATTACKS AGAINST AFRICAN STUDENTS RISE IN INDIA, RIGHTS ADVOCATES SAY


Indian leaders rushed to condemn the attacks against the African students... READ MORE

30th March, 2017 982

TUAREG FACTIONS TO BOYCOTT MALI PEACE CONFERENCE


Despite continued French troop deployments, a UN peacekeeping mission and years of peace talks, Mali remains beset by unrest and ethnic strife... READ MORE

25th March, 2017 752


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