Politics

Ruling party wins big in Mozambique as opposition claims rigging

MOZAMBIQUE - Provisional results from Mozambique’s elections show the ruling Frelimo party winning both the presidential and parliamentary polls. The results show Frelimo presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi winning…

U.S. government settles corruption case with son of African dictator

U.S. government settles corruption case with son of African dictator

The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president has agreed to hand over $30 million in assets that U.S. officials say were bought with money looted from his country, according…

News

Independent African nation of Zambia gets first white president

Independent African nation of Zambia gets first white president

ZAMBIA – The country’s Vice President Guy Scott has been named the interim leader of…

Ruling party wins big in Mozambique as opposition claims rigging

MOZAMBIQUE - Provisional results from Mozambique’s elections show the ruling Frelimo party winning both the…

Opinion

Raila Odinga urges U.S. re-engagement with Africa

Raila Odinga urges U.S. re-engagement with Africa

YALE UNIVERSITY - Kenyan former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has called on the United Utates government to renew its engagement with Africa, saying that despite many challenges facing…

Obama’s inaction drives religious leaders to shield undocumented immigrants

Obama’s inaction drives religious leaders to shield undocumented immigrants

WASHINGTON - President Obama had said repeatedly that Congress has left him no choice but to act on his own to repair U.S. immigration policies by keeping more…

President Obama playing politics with immigration reform?

President Obama playing politics with immigration reform?

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Barack Obama has postponed the much-anticipated executive action on immigration until after November’s elections. Obama said the immigration debate was affected by concerns over…

News

Independent African nation of Zambia gets first white president

Independent African nation of Zambia gets first white president

ZAMBIA – The country’s Vice President Guy Scott has been named the interim leader of Africa’s second-largest copper-producing nation. Scott, who…

Ruling party wins big in Mozambique as opposition claims rigging

MOZAMBIQUE - Provisional results from Mozambique’s elections show the ruling Frelimo party winning both the presidential and parliamentary polls. The results…

Death and Funeral Announcement of Mzee Joseph Akal Dolla

HOMA BAY COUNTY – It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Mzee Joseph Akal Dolla of Kobala…

Health

Poor Africa caught in disease blame game again

KINSHASA - A new study finds that HIV/AIDS originated in the 1920s in the central African city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of…

Kenyan nurse gets death sentence for abortion

NAIROBI — A Kenyan court has sentenced a 41-year-old nurse to death for assisting a young woman to get an abortion which killed her. A judge ruled…

Obituary

Death and Funeral Announcement of Mzee Joseph Akal Dolla

HOMA BAY COUNTY – It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Mzee Joseph Akal Dolla of Kobala Sub-location, East Karachuonyo Division, Homa Bay…

Death and fundraiser announcement for Xavier Abondo Wangoya

ALLENTOWN - It is with deepest sorrow that we announce the sudden and unexpected death of Xavier Abondo Wangoya who passed on to glory on Tuesday, September…

Politics

Ruling party wins big in Mozambique as opposition claims rigging

MOZAMBIQUE - Provisional results from Mozambique’s elections show the ruling Frelimo party winning both the presidential and parliamentary polls. The results show Frelimo presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi…

U.S. government settles corruption case with son of African dictator

The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president has agreed to hand over $30 million in assets that U.S. officials say were bought with money looted from his country,…

Sports

South Africansoccer captain shot dead

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has died after being shot, South African police say. The incident reportedly happened at Meyiwa’s girlfriend’s house…

South African blade runner starts prison term for killing girlfriend

SOUTH AFRICA - South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has begun serving time in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius was driven to Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru…

Health

Poor Africa caught in disease blame game again

KINSHASA - A new study finds that HIV/AIDS originated in the 1920s in the central African city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of…

Kenyan nurse gets death sentence for abortion

NAIROBI — A Kenyan court has sentenced a 41-year-old nurse to death for assisting a young woman to get an abortion which killed her. A judge ruled…

Entertainment

Stupid French man jailed for texting ex-girlfriend 21,801 times

PARIS - A 33-year-old French man has been sent to prison after phoning and texting his ex-girlfriend 21,807 times. The man admitted that his behavior “was stupid”.…

Politician trashed into garbage bin outside parliament for vote

Ukrainians recently showed their disgust for a member of Parliament by throwing him into the trash outside the parliament building in Kyiv. The public “vote” was a…

Politics

Ruling party wins big in Mozambique as opposition claims rigging

MOZAMBIQUE - Provisional results from Mozambique’s elections show the ruling Frelimo party winning both the presidential and parliamentary polls. The results show Frelimo presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi…

U.S. government settles corruption case with son of African dictator

The son of Equatorial Guinea’s president has agreed to hand over $30 million in assets that U.S. officials say were bought with money looted from his country,…

News

Independent African nation of Zambia gets first white president

ZAMBIA – The country’s Vice President Guy Scott has been named the interim leader of Africa’s second-largest copper-producing nation. Scott, who is white, succeeds President Michael Sata,…

Ruling party wins big in Mozambique as opposition claims rigging

MOZAMBIQUE - Provisional results from Mozambique’s elections show the ruling Frelimo party winning both the presidential and parliamentary polls. The results show Frelimo presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi…