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Kofi Annan Embodied UN’s Mission – Obama

Former President of the United States of American (USA), Barack Obama, has joined hundreds of world leaders to eulogise the late former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. Mr Obama described Mr Annan as an inspiration to the next generation of leaders. In a Facebook post to honour the memory of the …

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Tunisian President Proposes Inheritance Equality For Women But With Exceptions

President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia, on Monday proposed giving women equal inheritance rights despite protests from thousands of people objecting to any challenge to the Islamic law. The North African Muslim country, which toppled autocrat Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, grants women more rights than other countries …

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Four New Congo Ebola Cases As MedicsPrepare Experimental treatment

Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment. The latest confirmed cases near the town of Mangina in Congo’s North Kivu province bring the total for the current outbreak to 21, …

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Zimbabwe Election Crisis: MDC’s Tendai Biti In Court

Zimbabwean opposition politician Tendai Biti has appeared in court in handcuffs on charges of inciting violence after he was deported from Zambia. Zambia’s government rejected Mr Biti’s request for asylum on Wednesday. Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Mr Biti had been released on bail following his intervention. Prosecutors accuse Mr …

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Pope Francis to seek closer ties with non-Catholic churches in Geneva

Pope Francis will seek deeper relations between the Catholic Church and other Christian faiths Thursday when he meets the world’s largest ecumenical community of Protestant and Orthodox churches amid waning influence in Europe and indiscriminate attacks on worshippers elsewhere. Francis will travel to Geneva, the home of French Protestant reformist …

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President Trump Meets Kim Jong Un

Moments after he arrived at the summit site for his historic meeting, President Trump sent a tweet announcing that chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow has suffered a heart attack. “Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack. …

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US Policeman Gives C-section To Deer

New Jersey police say an officer performed a successful roadside C-section on a deer that had died after being hit by a car on Sunday morning. In a Facebook post, the Washington Township Police Department said one fawn survived the emergency surgery. Photos showed officer Jim Vernon swaddling the bloody deer …

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Shithole Comments: Buhari Gives Trump Benefit Of Doubt

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari met with United States counterpart Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. Their discussions it is said, centred on cooperation especially in the area of anti-terrorism combat and other matters of mutual concern. When the two leaders emerged from their meeting in the Oval Office …

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SA Man Killed And Burned Ex-Girlfriend

A South African man has been found guilty of killing his 22-year-old ex-girlfriend in a case that shocked the country last year. The High Court in Johannesburg concluded that Sandile Mantsoe stabbed Karabo Mokoena, and tried to conceal the crime by burning her remains. Her killing sparked outrage with women …

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Six Kenyan Children Rescued From Pit Latrine

All six students from a school in a rural area in Kenya have been rescued after falling into a pit latrine on Wednesday morning. Parents, community members and rescuers dug out the mud and bricks from the collapsed pit latrine in a bid to rescue the students, the BBC’s Mercy …

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