Politics

Kenyan police arrest county governor over terror-linked attack

MOMBASA – The Kenyan police have arrested a county governor in connection with a series of gun attacks in the coastal town of Mpeketoni earlier this month that…

New president fires military chiefs in Malawi power struggle

MALAWI — The country’s new President Peter Mutharika has fired his army chief. It’s not clear why army chief General Henry Odillo and his deputy, Major-General John Msonthi,…

News

Kenyan police arrest county governor over terror-linked attack

MOMBASA – The Kenyan police have arrested a county governor in connection with a series…

Top South African broadcaster investigated for ‘wife gift

SOUTH AFRICA – The country’s commission for Gender and Equality has launched investigations into allegations…

Opinion

Health concerns raise questions about President Jacob Zuma’s second term?

Health concerns raise questions about President Jacob Zuma’s second term?

SOUTH AFRICA - With just a little more than two months into his second five-year term, concerns about President Jacob Zuma’s health have raised questions about his ability…

President Uhuru Kenyatta must look for political not tribal solution for Kenya’s woes

President Uhuru Kenyatta must look for political not tribal solution for Kenya’s woes

By Ja New World NAIROBI – When a country is under attack, no matter who is the leader, it just makes sense to rally behind the president –…

The problem with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

The problem with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

By Ja New World NAIROBI – When Kenyan former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka sought to know a journalist’s name before answering his question, the problem with President Uhuru…

News

Kenyan police arrest county governor over terror-linked attack

MOMBASA – The Kenyan police have arrested a county governor in connection with a series of gun attacks in the coastal…

Top South African broadcaster investigated for ‘wife gift

SOUTH AFRICA – The country’s commission for Gender and Equality has launched investigations into allegations that the head of the South…

President Obama unveils plan for speedy deportation of recent immigrants

WASHINGTON - The White House unveiled a new plan that would effectively speed up deportations of the recent surge of immigrants…

Health

Health concerns raise questions about President Jacob Zuma’s second term?

SOUTH AFRICA - With just a little more than two months into his second five-year term, concerns about President Jacob Zuma’s health have raised questions about his…

Fight against malaria targets female mosquitoes

NAIROBI - A new way to fight malaria aims to eliminate the female mosquitoes that spread the deadly disease. Scientists have developed mosquitoes that produce almost exclusively…

Obituary

Michelle Obama and Bill Clinton honor poet Maya Angelou

NORTH CAROLINA - First lady Michelle Obama and former President Bill Clinton were among speakers honoring poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou at a private…

Top moderate Muslim cleric gunned down in Kenyan coastal city

MOMBASA - Gunmen shot and killed a prominent Muslim cleric in Mombasa — the fourth religious leader to be killed in the Kenyan city in the past…

Politics

Kenyan police arrest county governor over terror-linked attack

MOMBASA – The Kenyan police have arrested a county governor in connection with a series of gun attacks in the coastal town of Mpeketoni earlier this month…

New president fires military chiefs in Malawi power struggle

MALAWI — The country’s new President Peter Mutharika has fired his army chief. It’s not clear why army chief General Henry Odillo and his deputy, Major-General John…

Sports

Ghana flies $3 million in cash to players in Brazil for World Cup

BRAZIL - Ghana’s government has sent more than $3 million in cash by plane to Brazil to pay the appearance fees owed to the national team players…

Croatia eliminates Cameroon from World Cup as Chile knocks out Spain

BRAZIL - Croatia ended Cameroon’s hopes of joining the last 16 in World Cup by beating the African nation 4-0 in their second match. It was a…

Health

Health concerns raise questions about President Jacob Zuma’s second term?

SOUTH AFRICA - With just a little more than two months into his second five-year term, concerns about President Jacob Zuma’s health have raised questions about his…

Fight against malaria targets female mosquitoes

NAIROBI - A new way to fight malaria aims to eliminate the female mosquitoes that spread the deadly disease. Scientists have developed mosquitoes that produce almost exclusively…

Entertainment

Top South African broadcaster investigated for ‘wife gift

SOUTH AFRICA – The country’s commission for Gender and Equality has launched investigations into allegations that the head of the South African Broadcasting Corporation was given a…

Mexico beat Cameroon in rain-lashed World Cup match

BRAZIL - Mexico overcame having two goals controversially ruled out to beat Group A rivals Cameroon courtesy of a strike from forward Oribe Peralta. Giovani Dos Santos…

Politics

Kenyan police arrest county governor over terror-linked attack

MOMBASA – The Kenyan police have arrested a county governor in connection with a series of gun attacks in the coastal town of Mpeketoni earlier this month…

New president fires military chiefs in Malawi power struggle

MALAWI — The country’s new President Peter Mutharika has fired his army chief. It’s not clear why army chief General Henry Odillo and his deputy, Major-General John…

News

Kenyan police arrest county governor over terror-linked attack

MOMBASA – The Kenyan police have arrested a county governor in connection with a series of gun attacks in the coastal town of Mpeketoni earlier this month…

Top South African broadcaster investigated for ‘wife gift

SOUTH AFRICA – The country’s commission for Gender and Equality has launched investigations into allegations that the head of the South African Broadcasting Corporation was given a…