Politics

Rwanda arrest top singer amid political tensions

KIGALI— A Rwandan singer known for his renditions of the national anthem and three others have been charged with conspiring against the government. Singer Kizito Mihigo, radio journalist…

ICC summons President Uhuru Kenyatta over documents withheld by Kenya government

ICC summons President Uhuru Kenyatta over documents withheld by Kenya government

NAIROBI - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been ordered to appear the International Criminal Court on 8 October to respond to claims that his government is withheld documents…

News

Egyptian linked to U.S. embassies bombings in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty

NAIROBI - An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of U.S.…

New sickle cell rapid blood test is life saver

SICKLE CELL: A new low-cost, rapid blood test for sickle cell anemia could someday save…

Opinion

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…

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 –…

News

Egyptian linked to U.S. embassies bombings in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty

NAIROBI - An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania has…

New sickle cell rapid blood test is life saver

SICKLE CELL: A new low-cost, rapid blood test for sickle cell anemia could someday save the lives of thousands children in…

Obama kills six al-Shabab leaders in drone attack

SOMALIA — In a now famous presidential style, Barrack Obama authorized U.S. airstrike in Somalia, killing at least six members of…

Health

Kenyans mark Westgate Mall massacre anniversary with emotions

NAIROBI - Kenya marked the first anniversary of Nairobi’s Westgate mall massacre, remembering the 67 people killed by Somali Islamist gunmen and those who risked their lives…

New sickle cell rapid blood test is life saver

SICKLE CELL: A new low-cost, rapid blood test for sickle cell anemia could someday save the lives of thousands children in developing countries. An estimated 300,000 children…

Obituary

Obama kills six al-Shabab leaders in drone attack

SOMALIA — In a now famous presidential style, Barrack Obama authorized U.S. airstrike in Somalia, killing at least six members of al-Shabab, the Pentagon confirmed. Preliminary reports…

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…

Politics

Rwanda arrest top singer amid political tensions

KIGALI— A Rwandan singer known for his renditions of the national anthem and three others have been charged with conspiring against the government. Singer Kizito Mihigo, radio…

ICC summons President Uhuru Kenyatta over documents withheld by Kenya government

NAIROBI - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been ordered to appear the International Criminal Court on 8 October to respond to claims that his government is withheld…

Sports

Is Atlanta Hawks co-owner trying to cash in in LA Clippers $2 billion sale?

ATLANTA - Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson said he is selling his controlling interest in the team, in part due to an inflammatory email he said he…

Dog-kicking executive resigns from catering company

CANADA – A heartless sports catering CEO who was caught on camera kicking his friend’s dog has resigned. The statement from Centerplate, a multibillion-dollar company that provides…

Health

Kenyans mark Westgate Mall massacre anniversary with emotions

NAIROBI - Kenya marked the first anniversary of Nairobi’s Westgate mall massacre, remembering the 67 people killed by Somali Islamist gunmen and those who risked their lives…

New sickle cell rapid blood test is life saver

SICKLE CELL: A new low-cost, rapid blood test for sickle cell anemia could someday save the lives of thousands children in developing countries. An estimated 300,000 children…

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

Rwanda arrest top singer amid political tensions

KIGALI— A Rwandan singer known for his renditions of the national anthem and three others have been charged with conspiring against the government. Singer Kizito Mihigo, radio…

ICC summons President Uhuru Kenyatta over documents withheld by Kenya government

NAIROBI - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been ordered to appear the International Criminal Court on 8 October to respond to claims that his government is withheld…

News

Egyptian linked to U.S. embassies bombings in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty

NAIROBI - An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania has pleaded guilty in federal court in…

New sickle cell rapid blood test is life saver

SICKLE CELL: A new low-cost, rapid blood test for sickle cell anemia could someday save the lives of thousands children in developing countries. An estimated 300,000 children…