MAPNEWS24.COM: Top News and Analysis 18:14, 05/15/2019

W. Africa Crude-Bonny Light force majeure lifted, Angolan programme awaited

Operator Royal Dutch Shell lifted the force majeure in place on exports of major Nigerian grade Bonny Light, as tight global oil supply encourages sellers of Nigerian crude to offe...

W. Africa Crude-Bonny Light force majeure lifted, Angolan programme awaited

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W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude exports to edge up in July, diffs to stay high Angola's preliminary loading programme for July emerged on Thursday, indicating a rise of one cargo compared to June, for which a few cargoes still r...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Air Force preps light attack plane for combat missions in great power war Despite the Air Force’s stated intention and the widespread assumption that a low-cost off-the-shelf Light Attack airplane would primarily perform co...
15:14, 05/20/2019

Adding notification light to the Galaxy S10 - Samsung Good Lock vs Arc and Holey Light apps TL;DR All three notification light solutions for the Galaxy S10 have downsides - appearance on locked screens, battery draw, or messing with the AoD ...
14:56, 05/02/2019

Air Force sends message to Iran by releasing images of Bomber Task Force mission A U.S. bomber group is broadcasting its first apparent message to Iran after the Air Force sent it to the Middle East “to defend American forces and ...
17:56, 05/13/2019

Singapore programme to assess use of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care Led by Temasek Foundation and Trailblazer Foundation, the initiative will evaluate the use and scalability of exoskeletons in rehabilitation care acr...
00:28, 05/07/2019

"Not Part Of NDA's Composite Programme": JDU's KC Tyagi On Vande Mataram A day after Bihar Chief Minister and BJP ally Nitish Kumar was seen on video staying silent as Prime Minister Narendra Modi chanted Vande Mataram at ...
23:14, 05/02/2019

| US halts programme to return remains of war dead from North Korea The Pentagon says it has suspended a joint effort with North Korea to recover the remains of US servicemen after Pyongyang stopped communicating in t...
10:00, 05/09/2019

AIR To Broadcast 40-Hour Programme On Results Of National, State Polls The All India Radio will broadcast a special programme for 40 hours the day results of the Lok Sabha and assembly elections in four states will be de...
19:42, 05/18/2019

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Te...
21:42, 05/07/2019

Anthony Kay’s long-awaited Mets rise is finally here For so long, the light has been stuck on red for Anthony Kay and the Mets. First in 2013, when they chose the pitcher from Long Island’s Ward Melvill...
12:42, 05/13/2019

Giants banking on ‘X-Man’ to be long-awaited sack savior If he makes it and lives up to what the Giants hope and need him to be, Oshane Ximines will be unlike any player who has come through the franchise i...
02:28, 05/05/2019

Uber makes long-awaited IPO by trading at $42 per share Ride-share company Uber made its long-awaited initial public offering Friday -- with an initial list price of $45 per share, which fell to $42 by the...
20:28, 05/10/2019

24 Score 100 Percentile In JEE-Main Paper 1, Topper List Awaited As many as 24 candidates achieved an NTA score of 100 in Paper-1 (Bachelor of Engineering/ Bachelor of Technology) of the Joint Entrance Examination-...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Navigation restrictions lifted for Muskoka People are now able to travel on Lake Muskoka, the Moon River and the north and south branches of the Muskoka River due to improved safety conditions...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Rage 2 hands-on video — the beginning of a long-awaited, crazy shooter Avalanche Studios and id Software will launch Rage 2 on May 14, and it is one of the zaniest video games you’ll find in the genre of post-apocalypse ...
15:42, 05/13/2019

Former NFL star Deion Sanders apologizes to hometown in long-awaited return Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders apologized to his hometown of Fort Myers, Florida during a community forum at a local high school.  &#...
02:56, 05/06/2019

Uber offers shares for $45 in long-awaited Wall Street debut Ride-sharing giant Uber will make its long-awaited debut on Wall Street Friday, where it's expected to become one of the most valuable companies to e...
14:14, 05/10/2019

Oil lifted to $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged higher to $73 a barrel on Friday, supported by a host of supply cuts and concern of further disruption to Middle East shipments as tensions...
13:42, 05/17/2019

Dow Industrials Rise, Lifted by Walmart, Cisco U.S. stocks advanced, boosted by stronger-than-expected earnings reports from Walmart and Cisco. The Dow was up more than 200 points in midday tradin...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Oil lifted towards $73 by real and threatened supply cuts Oil edged up towards $73 a barrel on Friday, heading for a weekly gain, supported by supply cuts and concern over potential further disruption to Mid...
16:56, 05/17/2019

INDIA LIVE-Markets higher on prediction of Modi win, but major reforms awaited 0413 GMT: NIFTY SURGES, RUPEE STRENGTHENS IN ANTICIPATION OF MODI WIN India's benchmark Nifty stocks index surged 2.22% in early trade after exit pol...
08:14, 05/20/2019

Rangers add long-awaited pieces in Russians Igor Shesterkin, Vitali Kravtsov RALEIGH — Signed, sealed and now all that’s left for Igor Shesterkin and Vitali Kravtsov is to deliver the difference-making performances the Rangers...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Netflix brings a long-awaited feature to its Android users after initial iPhone exclusivity Under siege from all sides of the video streaming industry, as Disney and Apple are ramping up their business diversification efforts, Netflix is rep...
17:14, 05/20/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprisi...
15:00, 05/01/2019

GM first-quarter profit beats estimate, lifted by pickups, Lyft General Motors Co on Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, driven mostly by highly lucrative pickup truck sales in the U.S. mark...
15:28, 04/30/2019

Rwandan runner wins Italy race after ban on Africans lifted TRIESTE, Italy (AP) — Noel Hitimana of Rwanda has won the Trieste half marathon, a week after the race revoked its ban on African runners following a...
18:28, 05/05/2019

Huawei Android ban temporarily lifted - but it's still not good news for the brand The US Commerce Department has temporarily lifted the ban on American businesses working with Huawei - allowing software updates to continue on Huawe...
00:56, 05/21/2019

Opinion: Warriors' uncommon belief in themselves has lifted them to NBA Finals yet again On top of the Warriors' prodigious talent is an unmatched hunger to win and belief in themselves. That combination has them in the NBA Finals ag...
10:28, 05/21/2019

Celebrity elephant Ramu opens Kerala festival after ban lifted Partially blind and with a reputation for violence, elderly pachyderm brought back after outcryFor decades Ramu, now in his 50s with the odd grey hai...
19:56, 05/12/2019

Home Depot's Sales Lifted by Larger Customer Transactions Home Depot sales rose in the fiscal first quarter, lifted by higher customer transactions, though same-store sales growth was weaker than analysts ha...
14:14, 05/21/2019

Jeremy Kyle latest: ITV chiefs told to scrap show as MPs hit out at 'car-crash' programme over Steve Dymond death Jeremy Kyle show pulled after death of guest who 'failed lie detector test' MPs call on ITV bosses to axe the show for good Tory MP: "ITV would be be...
12:42, 05/14/2019

Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber prices long-awaited IPO at $45 per share, valuing world’s largest ride-hailing company at $82 billion....
23:42, 05/09/2019

Spoiler ban lifted: Cast of ‘Avengers: Endgame’ shares candid set footage Spoiler alert: If you haven’t seen “Avengers: Endgame” yet, you’re about to feel really left out. In just 19 days since the o...
16:56, 05/14/2019

US consumer prices rose 0.3% in April, lifted by higher gas and housing costs WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices rose 0.3% in April, lifted by higher gas and housing costs....
16:14, 05/10/2019

Cyclone Fani Heads To Odisha, Poll Code Lifted In 11 Districts: 10 Points As Cyclone Fani gained strength and moved closer to the Odisha coast, the state was put on "yellow" alert by the weather department. The Odisha gover...
09:14, 05/01/2019

CORRECTED-Rwandan brewer Bralirwa profit lifted by sales of premium beer Rwanda's biggest brewer, Bralirwa Ltd, said on Friday pretax profit rose 33 percent to 10.3 billion Rwandan francs ($11.39 million) in 2018, boosted ...
11:14, 04/29/2019

Inside Kawhi Leonard's historic buzzer-beater that lifted Raptors into East finals Kawhi Leonard got the ultimate shooter's roll and hit the first game-winning, buzzer-beating shot in the history of NBA playoff Game 7s.  ...
08:14, 05/13/2019

Why Your 'Check Engine' Light Is On You’re driving home from work one day when the check engine light pops on. It comes on without warning and offers no explanation. What do you do?...
22:00, 05/15/2019

For Palestinian Families, ‘No Light at the End of the Tunnel’ The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu, shortly after he vowed to apply Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank, was the latest blow to Palestinian asp...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Cyclist killed by car after blowing red light A cyclist was killed just a few blocks from his Brooklyn home when a car slammed into him after he blew a red light, police said Thursday. Kenichi Na...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Texas is poised to ban red light cameras Texas is set to become the 11th state in the country to ban the use of red light cameras. The Dallas News reported the state Senate passed a bill tha...
23:56, 05/20/2019

This $14 Surge Protector Is Also a Night Light This Aukey surge protector orients its four AC outlets and two USB ports to the side, which is great for hiding behind furniture. But it’s also a nig...
19:28, 05/17/2019

TV Networks Are Light on New Fall Shows Broadcast networks will debut fewer shows next season than in previous years, a sign of how hard it is for new productions to establish themselves in...
14:28, 05/16/2019

Alzheimer's: How light therapy could protect the brain A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's dis...
00:42, 05/08/2019

Night fishing with light-up lures that can be seen from space In this stunning photo snapped from the International Space Station, green LED fishing lures light up the night in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andam...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Inflation Outlook The Federal Reserve’s minutes from its May meeting will offer new clues on how officials assessed an unexpected downtick in inflation and views towar...
12:14, 05/22/2019

Light Up Your Life With These Refurbished Philips Hue Products If you can get over the fact that they’re refurbished (and they’re, uh, light bulbs, so it shouldn’t be too difficult), today Woot has some of terrif...
21:56, 05/10/2019

| Beckham's MLS team gets green light for temporary hom David Beckham's quest to find a home for his Inter Miami MLS franchise received a boost after a judge approved plans to build a new stadium in neighb...
10:56, 05/04/2019

The best thin and light gaming laptops 2019 Welcome to our guide on the best thin and light gaming laptops in 2019. Not too long ago, buying even the best gaming laptop meant having to lug arou...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Hamilton says Lauda was a 'bright light' in his life Five times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Niki Lauda on Tuesday as "a bright light" in his life and said he would not have moved to...
01:42, 05/22/2019

Texas Set to Become 11th State to Ban Red Light Cameras Texas is poised to ban red light cameras after the state Senate approved House Bill 1631 by a 23 to 8 vote on Friday, the Dallas News reported. Repub...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Wrinkles from our cellphones? Blue light may be making us old It’s not just the sun we have to worry about. Turns out, the cellphones we're all carrying could be giving us wrinkles.    ...
17:42, 04/29/2019

Bosch Goes For Platinum-Light Fuel Cells Global automotive supplier Bosch expects platinum to play only a minor role in its new fuel cells, giving precious metal markets scant benefit even a...
15:14, 05/13/2019

Mike Fiers’ no-hitter could not be stopped by light malfunction OAKLAND, Calif. — A light malfunction almost stopped Mike Fiers’ night from getting started. A high pitch count nearly prevented him from finis...
16:28, 05/08/2019

Dyson Used a Heat Sink to Build a Light That Can Last for 60 Years Dyson Lightcycle is designed to adjusts its colour temperature and brightness in relation to your local daylight, "providing the right light for the ...
00:00, 05/09/2019

And then there was light: Cardinal breaks law to restore power for homeless A close aide to Pope Francis has drawn the ire of Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini by climbing down a manhole to restore elect...
15:42, 05/13/2019

With albinism, musician Lazarus finds light in the darkness NEW YORK (AP) — Lazarus Chigwandali, a Malawian street musician with albinism, was once lured into a car. He was kidnapped, and the plan was to cut u...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Natty Light wants to pay interns $40 an hour to drink beer Hold every single frat bro’s beer! Natural Light — or Natty Light — announced Wednesday they’re hunting for summer interns who are up for...
00:14, 05/11/2019

The best Ultrabooks of 2019: Top thin and light laptops reviewed Although they were originally conceived to compete with the likes of Apple’s MacBook Air, Ultrabooks now stand on their own as unique, Intel-b...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Bosch goes for platinum-light fuel cells Global automotive supplier Bosch expects platinum to play only a minor role in its new fuel cells, giving precious metal markets scant benefit even a...
13:28, 05/13/2019

Driverless cars could be the answer to reducing light pollution Within the next several decades, most of the industrialized world’s cars and trucks could be replaced by autonomous vehicles. That transformation may...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Ambient plant illumination could light the way for greener buildings Buildings of the future may be lit by collections of glowing plants and designed around an infrastructure of sunlight harvesting, water transport, an...
17:28, 05/10/2019

Natural Light is looking for a summer intern who will get to test out beer! Natural Light or some may know it as Natty Light is looking for a summer intern. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.    ...
10:14, 05/11/2019

'Wine Country' serves up light comedy from Amy Poehler There will be wine, laughs and the airing of old grievances in "Wine Country," a light, breezy directorial debut by Amy Poehler, who also produced, w...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative ...
13:56, 05/02/2019

Time to Get Roasted With Solimo Light Roast K Cups For Just $.19 a Cup Say what you will about the quality of Keurig coffee, we’re going to happily sip on this offer. Right now, you can get a 100-count box of Amazon’s br...
14:14, 05/17/2019

Vancouver postpones ban on plastic straws, while Surrey gives it green light Vancouver city staff say businesses need more information, and details around bylaws and phase-out plans will be presented to council no later than t...
18:56, 05/01/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Wind...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look -- or just don'...
05:00, 05/22/2019

Items seized from mayor’s office shed light on investigation BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore’s City Hall have released a list of items seized by federal agents when they raided former Mayor Cather...
13:14, 05/09/2019

The best Ultrabooks in Australia for 2019: top thin and light laptops reviewed We can largely thank Apple and its MacBook Air for the Ultrabook trend we're seeing. Where large, clunky laptops aren't sleek enough, and t...
08:56, 05/06/2019

Giolito shines as White Sox blank light-hitting Indians 2-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito carried a shutout into the eighth inning and James McCann stayed with hot with an RBI single, leading the Chicago Whit...
04:28, 05/08/2019

How 3PL providers can thrive in light of their changing relationship with retail partners This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business I...
03:14, 05/04/2019

The high life: a light-filled top-floor apartment in Porto Homewares designer Christian Haas has set his imagination free on the top floor of his Porto townhouseChristian Haas lives in a tall, thin 19th-centu...
18:28, 05/04/2019

Sexy historical drama casts Catherine of Aragon in a new light History remembers Catherine of Aragon as Henry VIII’s boring first wife who he pushed aside for the more exciting (and doomed) Anne Boleyn. The new m...
01:42, 05/03/2019

'Spectacular' jawbone discovery sheds light on ancient Denisovans Scientists extract proteins from a molar to shed light on origins of mysterious speciesA human jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan plateau has rev...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Prepare to jump to light speed: Inside the mission to go interstellar Proxima Centauri is 4 light years away. Ambitious space mission Breakthrough Starshot is developing a way to push spacecraft there at a fifth of the ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Weird physical illusion makes you think objects are impossibly light Around 90 per cent of people are fooled by this physical illusion. It tricks the mind into thinking that three objects together are lighter than one ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious fa...
12:42, 05/14/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized ...
07:14, 05/17/2019

Economists conducted a $5 million experiment to (literally) shed light on crime A six-month, $5 million experiment conducted at about 40 New York City public-housing developments found that installing streetlights reduced nightti...
04:42, 05/16/2019

With Light In Bihar, Lantern's Useless: Nitish Kumar's Dig At Lalu Yadav Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar being decla...
18:56, 05/04/2019

Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light looking to hire summer intern TUCSON – Want to get paid to drink beer? Natural Light may be able to help. The company is looking to hire a “Natty Intern” this su...
04:28, 05/11/2019

Glass, Golden Flames or a Beam of Light: What Should Replace Notre-Dame’s Spire? Plans for the restoration of the Paris cathedral have begun appearing online even before an official contest opens. Some have been received more kind...
16:14, 05/10/2019

‘A Guiding Light and Inspiration.’ Why 2020 Democratic Candidates Are Flocking to Jimmy Carter (ATLANTA) — Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, s...
18:00, 05/19/2019

Hit With Power Tripping, Chief Minister Kamal Nath Votes In Camera Light Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath was one of the early voters who turned up on Monday to exercise their voting rights in Chhindwara, where Mr ...
15:28, 04/29/2019

Scientists developed a light-activated bio-glue that can seal a heart wound in seconds Reuters / Luisa Gonzalez A new "bio-glue" developed by Chinese researchers could one day be used to stop emergency bleeding. The glue, which is act...
23:56, 05/15/2019

Thai king to pay respect to Buddha image, light auspicious candle on eve of coronation King Maha Vajiralongkorn is to pay his respects on Friday to one of Thai Buddhism's most sacred relics, the Emerald Buddha, and later light an auspic...
09:28, 05/03/2019

Stunningly realistic video game visuals made by simulating light rays Real-time ray tracing is creating impressively realistic video game graphics. It uses powerful chips to calculate how millions of light rays reflect ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

In photos: Jeff Daniels, Judith Light among actors celebrating Tony Award nominations Tony Award nominees, including Jeff Daniels, Bob Mackie and Judith Light, walk the red carpet at the media event for the awards on May 1, 2019 in New...
02:28, 05/02/2019

California synagogue shooting casts harsh light on mutual-fund darling Cloudflare The gunmen accused of attacking U.S. synagogues and New Zealand mosques over the past six months brewed their ideas on online hate sites, pulling U.S...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Barr puts Trump’s actions in best light, despite ‘substantial evidence’ of obstruction cited by Mueller The attorney general’s analysis of Trump’s efforts to push out the special counsel provided the most revealing look yet at Barr’s rationale for concl...
05:56, 05/02/2019

Marine killed, six others injured after their light armored vehicle rolled over during training in Southern California CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Marine killed, six others injured after their light armored vehicle rolled over during training in Southern California....
04:28, 05/10/2019

2020 Dems look to Jimmy Carter as campaign role model: 'A guiding light and inspiration' The ever-expanding field of Democratic presidential candidates includes a number of fresh faces, but it is the oldest living former president who is ...
16:14, 05/19/2019

Emiliano Sala: season’s saddest saga shines light on game’s dark places | Barney Ronay Cardiff striker’s death continues to cast its shadow, a tragedy revealing much about football’s unseemly financial wrangles and middlemen. It has som...
18:14, 05/11/2019

Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re ju...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Here's Why There's a Whole Private Air Force in Texas If you had to guess which state contains a private air force, you would guess Texas. You just would. Airborne Tactical Advantage, located near Fort W...
01:28, 05/04/2019

MIT and U.S. Air Force launch AI accelerator program The U.S. Air Force plans to invest $15 million a year to support the development of advanced artificial intelligence from the MIT's five colleges.Rea...
19:42, 05/20/2019

Israel is the first to respond to a cyberattack with immediate force It's no longer novel for militaries to respond to cyberattacks with physical force (the US used a drone strike in 2015), but now they're be...
04:42, 05/06/2019

Bruce Springsteen-inspired 'Blinded by the Light' gets first trailer: See it here 'Blinded by the Light' is based on the 'Greetings from Bury Park' memoir by Sarfraz Manzoor       ...
03:56, 05/03/2019

Southwest: Boeing didn't say warning light on 737 Max didn't work Boeing did not initially tell Southwest Airlines, the largest U.S. operator of the 737 Max 8, that a standard safety feature warning pilots about fau...
17:56, 04/29/2019

From the NFL to police force, duo brings different perspective to second career Former NFL players Jason Hilliard and Isaac Sowells are both embracing their communities as members of the Louisville Metro Police.   ...
17:14, 05/20/2019

Iran will be met with ‘great force’ if it moves against U.S.: Trump Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for an event in Pennsylvania that he was willing to have talks with Iran "when they're ready" but...
06:28, 05/21/2019

U.S. Air Force F-35As conduct first combat mission An airstrike against an IS tunnel network and weapons cache in Iraq marked the first combat employment for the U.S. Air Force's variant of the F-35 f...
18:28, 05/01/2019

Saudi Arabia will defend itself 'with all force' but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia has vowed to try and prevent a Middle East war, but if conflict breaks out it will defend itself "with all force and determination." It ...
13:56, 05/19/2019

Trump: Iran actions will be met with great force President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate. (May 20)  ...
06:28, 05/21/2019

Blues force Game 7 with road win at Stars David Perron's second-period goal broke the deadlock and Jordan Binnington made 22 saves as the visiting St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 Su...
11:28, 05/06/2019

Far-right expected to gain as Spaniards turn out in force Divided Spanish voters have turned out in force for the country’s general election, with all eyes on whether a far-right party will enter parliament ...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Trump announces Air Force secretary nominee President Trump will nominate former Chairman of the Aerospace Corporation Barbara Barrett to replace outgoing Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wil...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Air Force gives stealthy F-22 Raptors new air-to-air attack weapons The U.S. Air Force is now integrating new weapons onto 143 F-22s to massively expand their target envelope, air-to-air attack range and lock-on-launc...
16:42, 05/15/2019

Trump: Iran will be met with 'great force' if it moves against U.S U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attempted anything against U.S. interests in the Middle East, a...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Transformers are real and Decepticons have infiltrated the U.S. Air Force Some unsettling news from Transformers fan site Seibertron: The Decepticons, an evil army of alien robots from the planet Cybertron, have somehow man...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Trump says Iran provocations will be met with ‘great force’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with “great force,” but says he’s also willing...
00:42, 05/21/2019

F-21 Jets Won't Be Sold To Others If It Gets Air Force Deal: Lockheed US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin says it will not sell its newly rolled out F-21 fighter jet to any other country if India places an order for 114 ...
19:56, 05/13/2019

Trump Jr. subpoena could force GOP loyalty test If Donald Trump Jr. doesn't comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena, the Senate is preparing for the very real possibility it could ...
01:56, 05/14/2019

Air Force test launches 2nd unarmed ICBM in May The U.S. Air Force has launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in the second such test this month. (May 9)  ...
20:14, 05/09/2019

MIT and U.S. Air Force sign agreement to launch AI Accelerator MIT and the U.S. Air Force have signed an agreement to launch a new program designed to make fundamental advances in artificial intelligence that cou...
20:56, 05/20/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was ...
08:42, 05/08/2019

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets t...
19:42, 05/20/2019

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen suppor...
19:56, 05/11/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to reha...
01:14, 05/07/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you s...
13:56, 05/17/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in ye...
07:56, 05/17/2019

New rules force telecoms firms to tell customers of better deals Broadband, TV, mobile and landline phone companies will have to tell customers when their contract is coming to an end and show them the best deals a...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Iranians march nationwide in show of force against U.S. sanctions Rallies across Iran on Friday showed widespread public support for Tehran's hardline posture in the face of new U.S. sanctions -- and new tensions th...
21:28, 05/10/2019

John and Brittany Force top NHRA qualifying at Baytown John and Brittany Force topped qualifying in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals at Houston Raceway, the first time a father-daughter duo has...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Brittany Force wins Top Fuel final at Baytown Brittany Force won the Top Fuel final in the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals and John Force Racing teammate Robert Hight topped the Funny Car...
19:14, 04/28/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal...
20:28, 05/10/2019

Trump picks Barbara Barrett to be next Air Force secretary President Trump on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chairwoman of the nonprofit Aerospace Corporation and an Ari...
02:56, 05/22/2019

Some UK Conservatives to try to force new confidence vote in Prime Minister May: The Sun Senior backbenchers on the Tory 1922 committee's executive will mount a new bid to force a confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May duri...
06:00, 05/22/2019

Brexit failures force Britain to participate in EU elections British officials said Tuesday there isn't enough time to ratify a deal to leave the European Union before the European Parliament elections later th...
22:42, 05/07/2019

Trump says he will nominate Barbara Barrett to be Air Force secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will nominate Barbara Barrett, a former chair of the Aerospace Corporation, to be secretary of the Air...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Trump nominates Barbara Barrett for Air Force secretary WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated an aerospace executive and former ambassador to Finland to be the next secretary of the Air Force on Tu...
06:00, 05/22/2019

New HHS rule to force drug companies to list prices in TV ads Heath and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Wednesday a new rule to require pharmaceutical companies to reveal the prices of drugs they ad...
18:56, 05/08/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned...
10:56, 05/10/2019

Kip Niven, actor from 'Magnum Force' and 'Alice,' dies at 73 Actor Kip Niven, known for roles in films such as "Magnum Force" and TV shows including "Alice" and "The Waltons," has died, the Jackson County medic...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Air Force to reactivate aggressor squadron at Nellis for F-35 training The U.S. Air Force announced plans to reactivate an aggressor squadron and move 11 F-35A Lightning IIs to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada in an effor...
22:28, 05/10/2019

Landeskog nets OT winner as Avalanche force Game 7 Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime, and the Colorado Avalanche saved their season by beating the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in Game 6 of the Wester...
08:42, 05/07/2019

A Popcorn Seller Has Caught The Attention Of Pakistan Air Force The engine is from a roadcutter, the wings are burlap, the wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw: a popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Paki...
10:42, 05/06/2019

Jury convicts former Air Force cadet of raping classmate DENVER (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Colorado say a former Air Force Academy cadet has been convicted of raping a fellow cadet. U.S. Attorney Jason D...
04:42, 05/03/2019

US Air Force successfully shoots down multiple missiles with a laser The US Air Force just edged closer to its goal of outfitting aircraft with laser weapons. Testers at the White Sands Missile Range have successfully...
03:28, 05/06/2019

Blues force Game 7 with 4-1 win over Stars, stunned Bishop DALLAS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored in a 33-second span of the third period for St. Louis that knocked Dallas goaltender Ben Bishop o...
00:56, 05/06/2019

The Moto Z4 Force could be Motorola's answer to the Galaxy S10e The Motorola Moto Z3Despite big marketing budgets, the original Moto Z Force and its subsequent sequel failed to be the sales hits Motorola was hopin...
14:56, 05/03/2019

Jill Biden once stuffed herself into Air Force Two’s overhead compartment She’s Jill “The Jokester” Biden. The wife of former Vice President-turned-presidential hopeful Joe Biden can’t resist a good ...
16:56, 05/15/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics ex...
17:42, 05/18/2019

US Air Force General Tod Wolters sworn in as NATO commander BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Air Force General Tod D. Wolters has been sworn in as the top military officer of the 29-nation NATO military alliance. The form...
12:56, 05/03/2019

Pilots safely eject from Air Force T-6 trainer before crash Two crew members safely ejected from a T-6 Texan II trainer plane southwest of Hastings, Okla., near Lake Waurika Wednesday afternoon, military offic...
20:14, 05/02/2019

Pelosi: Trump not authorized to use military force in Iran House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the Trump administration Thursday that it lacks congressional authority to use military force against Iran amid rep...
22:42, 05/16/2019

Anger is an energy: how to turn fury into a force for good Ten high-profile people, including Gina Miller, Alexandria Villaseñor, John Bird and Mo Gawdat, reveal how they have harnessed their inner rageFormer...
11:56, 05/13/2019

‘Meanwhile spaces’: the empty shops becoming a creative force across the country From hat-makers to carpenters, art centres to gift boutiques, new life is coming to properties abandoned in the retail slumpMeanwhile seems such a bl...
13:14, 05/02/2019

Trump nominates aerospace executive for Air Force secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated an aerospace executive to be the next secretary of the Air Force. Trump says in a tweet that h...
01:28, 05/22/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at...
05:42, 04/29/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is tryi...
03:28, 05/11/2019

California governor launches task force on homelessness SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a task force on homelessness as the state grapples with a housing crisis. The Demo...
21:56, 05/21/2019

Landeskog scores OT winner, Avs force Game 7 with Sharks DENVER (AP) — Captain Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime after Colorado squandered a late lead in regulation and the Avalanche beat the San ...
07:42, 05/07/2019

The oil route that could be at the center of a U.S. warning of ‘unrelenting force’ against Iran While it remains unclear what prompted U.S. concerns over a possible Iranian attack, Tehran once again threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz in re...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Migrants force entry in Spain's Melilla exclave Fifty-two migrants have forced their way into Spain's North African exclave from Morocco by scaling the border fence. The territory has become a regu...
20:42, 05/12/2019

US warns Iran of 'unrelenting force' as it deploys carrier The US has dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East after receiving "clear indications" that Iran was preparing to pos...
12:28, 05/06/2019

Air Force Gets Its First Apache Attack Helicopter At Boeing Plant In US The first Apache Guardian attack helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at a production facility of Boeing in Arizona on Friday,...
07:28, 05/11/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is pa...
14:56, 05/15/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food ...
00:42, 05/10/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Fr...
16:14, 05/10/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a m...
10:28, 05/08/2019

Deadly cyclone lashes southeast Africa At least nine people have died since Tropical Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest storm to hit the region since records began, made landfall in Mozambique...
11:42, 04/29/2019

A New Assignment for the Sussexes: Royal Envoys to Africa? The assignment could serve two purposes: to shore up the British Commonwealth, and to keep the royals out of the goldfish bowl of London’s royal pala...
01:42, 05/08/2019

Some 1,800 miners caught underground in South Africa South Africa's department of mineral resources says plans are underway to free a large number of miners caught underground by hoisting them up an adj...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms...
17:14, 05/03/2019

| United's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mande...
10:56, 05/06/2019

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa late...
18:28, 04/28/2019

How Did the Songhai Empire Dominate West Africa? The Songhai Empire dominated West Africa between the 15th and 16th centuries. This empire was a successor state of the powerful, centuries-long Mali ...
11:56, 05/02/2019

South Africa votes in parliamentary election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a m...
07:42, 05/08/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over vot...
13:56, 05/03/2019

Burlington police facing lawsuits accusing excessive force BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington Police Department is facing federal lawsuits from two men accusing officers of excessive force that knocked the...
15:56, 05/03/2019

Trail Blazers roll past Nuggets to force a Game 7 PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard had 32 points, including 17 in the third quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination to force a de...
08:56, 05/10/2019

Nanny, Roused From Nap, Force-Fed Baby To Death; Sentenced To 15 Years Oluremi Adeleye, 73, was found guilty of child abuse and second-degree murder in February after a week-long trial in which prosecutors argued that th...
06:56, 05/04/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will b...
17:28, 05/04/2019

Leaked report: crashed Russian Air Force MiG-31 was shot down by wingman MiG-31 [credit: Russian Air Force ] Alm...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Brittany Force takes No. 1 spot at NHRA Southern Nationals COMMERCE, Ga. (AP) — Brittany Force took the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel on Saturday in the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Slumping Ben Simmons comes to life as Sixers force Game 7 against Raptors Butler scores 25 in leading 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7Lillard pours in 32 to help Trail Blazers stave off eliminationJimmy Butler lived up to...
15:56, 05/10/2019

A Mysterious Force Has Been Blocking Car Key Fobs in This Small Ohio Town For several weeks, citizens of North Olmstead, Ohio—a small town a few miles west of a NASA research center—have been plagued by a mysterious force ...
21:42, 05/06/2019

Colorado Avalanche force NHL playoff Game 7 with OT win over San Jose Sharks Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:32 into overtime as the Colorado Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks to force a decisive Game 7.     &...
08:42, 05/07/2019

Trade war could force the price of the Apple iPhone XR to be hiked by $160 says analyst As reported today by the BBC (via AppleInsider) the White House announced this morning that it has increased tariffs on $250 billion of products impo...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Libya force says it seized foreign pilot after downing plane BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan fighters say they shot down an enemy plane over Tripoli and captured its European pilot. The Libyan National Army, led ...
19:28, 05/07/2019

Storms force postponement of Regions Tradition final round BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The final round of the Regions Tradition barely got underway before play was suspended because of thunderstorms. Four and a h...
20:28, 05/12/2019

Air Force Says It Has Successfully Shot Down Multiple Missiles Using a Laser Prototype The U.S. Air Force announced on Friday that it had successfully used a ground-based surrogate for its laser weapons project, the Self-Protect High-En...
23:28, 05/05/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US woul...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Pep Guardiola’s thirst is driving force in City’s quest for more titles Manchester City will pursue a third consecutive title next season and they have the will to climb football’s EverestHow do Manchester City follow the...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Task force created to improve school safety efforts PHOENIX – A new task force has been created to help make Arizona schools safer from gun violence. On Monday, May 13th, the Arizona Superintende...
07:28, 05/14/2019

Air Force estimates $420M needed to rebuild Nebraska base OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — The Air Force is raising its cost estimate to $420 million to repair and replace structures damaged at Nebraska...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Butler does it, leads 76ers past Raptors to force Game 7 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conf...
05:14, 05/10/2019

California police chief says proposed use-of-force law will further put officers in danger A California police chief says a bill currently being debated by the state’s lawmakers that would toughen the standard for when officers can legally ...
17:56, 05/09/2019

Air Force's B-1B bombers back in the air after month-long safety inspection Flights of the Air Force's B-1B Lancer bombers have resumed after a nearly month-long stand-down after potentially fleet-wide issues regarding the pl...
20:56, 04/28/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been cover...
14:56, 05/09/2019

‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future o...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Israel marks 71st birthday with barbecues, air force shows JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is celebrating 71 years since the country was founded as a haven for Jews in the aftermath of the Holocaust. People flocked t...
13:14, 05/09/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mo...
15:28, 05/08/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts...
01:14, 05/09/2019

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does i...
11:14, 05/22/2019

US Air Force paints F-16 jet like Russian Su-57 warplane 'to simulate realistic enemies' THE US Air Force has painted an F-16 jet to make it look like a “realistic” enemy – and it bears an uncanny resemblance to Russia’s next-generation S...
13:14, 05/22/2019

Jimmy Butler pours it on as 76ers force Game 7 vs. Raptors PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname to help Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conferenc...
05:56, 05/10/2019

Raytheon shoots down drone with lasers, microwaves in Air Force test A U.S. Air Force exercise using advanced high power microwave and mobile high energy laser systems successfully shot down drones, contractor Raytheon...
22:42, 05/01/2019

Jupiter could be cracking its moon Europa with powerful magnetic force Jupiter’s colossal magnetic field may create a jet stream in Europa’s subsurface ocean, which could explain cracks in its surface and help nourish li...
18:28, 04/28/2019

IS claims bomb attack targeting US-backed force in Syria A spokesman for a U.S.-backed force in Syria says a suicide bomber from the Islamic State extremist group detonated his explosives on a road in north...
23:00, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Air Force moves planes ahead of Oklahoma storms OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A U.S. Air Force base in Okla...
21:14, 05/20/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa's Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers k...
18:42, 05/14/2019

South Africa's populist party takes aim at ruling ANC With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa's political landsca...
15:14, 05/06/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in ...
19:42, 05/06/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vo...
17:56, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on...
15:42, 05/11/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress retained control of South Africa's parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with corrupti...
15:14, 05/11/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Inequality in South Africa The May 13, 2019, International cover of TIME examines South Africa as “the world’s most unequal country.” Depicting a topic as exp...
14:00, 05/02/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal an...
14:42, 05/11/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to ...
16:56, 05/22/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming...
19:00, 04/28/2019

More U.S. troops could be heading to Africa following the collapse of the ISIS caliphate The U.S. military is currently running 20 anti-terror operations in Africa, involving roughly 6,000 troops; Lucas Tomlinson reports from the Pentagon...
20:00, 05/01/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in...
09:42, 05/13/2019

| John Obi Mikel says will lead Nigeria at Africa Cup of Nations John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to Nigeria’s Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team...
08:14, 05/15/2019

South Africa Voters in Dark on Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa’s Sahel BRUSSELS (AP) — Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa’s Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France...
15:14, 05/14/2019

South Africa's election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challe...
14:14, 05/05/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned...
18:42, 05/08/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concl...
13:42, 05/04/2019

Man Utd's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations with knee injury "Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss the final two Premier League games of the season and the Africa Cup of Nations after suffering a kn...
18:42, 05/01/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push...
10:56, 05/06/2019

Cyclone Kenneth is one of the strongest storms to hit mainland Africa Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in Mozambique on 25 April and may have been intensified by climate change. The storm could dump nearly a metre of rain ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election win with street party Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate victory...
19:42, 05/12/2019

ANC set to retain power in South Africa but support slips Results from nearly two-thirds of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but heading...
21:56, 05/09/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have draw...
21:28, 05/09/2019

South Africa election: ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but with a smaller majority. Issues around corrup...
21:28, 05/09/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
18:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most impo...
10:28, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ANC seen winning election but support sliding The African National Congress faced its toughest electoral test on Wednesday as it sought to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by gra...
13:14, 05/08/2019

In post-apartheid South Africa, inequality still on display Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton ...
12:56, 05/07/2019

South Africa's ANC seen winning election but support faltering South Africans voting in a national election on Wednesday expressed frustration at rampant corruption, high unemployment and racial inequalities that...
21:28, 05/08/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
20:28, 05/10/2019

EU's Frontex border force deploys teams to Albania to halt migrants The EU's border protection agency has deployed teams to Albania to support police there in stopping illegal immigration. This is Frontex's first miss...
08:56, 05/22/2019

De Blasio attacks Trump’s Air Force One video after filming at Gracie Mansion COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Pot, meet kettle. Mayor de Blasio on Saturday attacked President Trump for allegedly violating a federal law banning the u...
01:56, 05/19/2019

House panel chairman threatens to force McGahn testimony in court U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he was willing to go to court to force former White House counsel Don...
17:42, 05/21/2019

IAF Jets Force Plane From Karachi To Land After Flight Path Deviation Indian Air Force fighter jets today forced a Georgian An-12 aircraft from Tbilisi to Delhi via Karachi to land at the Jaipur airport over violation o...
19:42, 05/10/2019

Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government source...
14:42, 05/21/2019

Force is officially with Californians as lawmakers recognize May 4 as ‘Star Wars Day’: report The fan-favorite "Star Wars" movie franchise -- famed for its array of stormtroopers, Jedi knights and epic space battles -- has added something new ...
23:56, 05/04/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'' Forces Air Force To Postpone BrahMos Missile Testfiring In view of the cyclone storm ''Fani'', the Indian Air Force (IAF) and BrahMos Aerospace have put on hold the testfire of the air-launched version of ...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to...
18:00, 05/13/2019

"Modiji Thinks Air Force, Navy And Army Are His Properties": Rahul Gandhi Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said the former has disrespected armed forces by comparing the sur...
09:56, 05/04/2019

Florida man sought after breaking into home, taking daughter by force, police say A Florida father may be heading to another state after breaking into a home and taking off with his 8-year-old biological daughter, authorities said ...
18:42, 05/12/2019

High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlin...
06:56, 05/16/2019

76ers bounce back to handle Raptors and force decisive Game 7 Two nights after getting blown out by 36 points, the Sixers rebounded with a 112-101 win over the Raptors to force a Game 7 back in Toronto.  &...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Incoming acting Air Force secretary was a thrilling airshow demonstration pilot The Pentagon announced Wednesday that retiring Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson will be replaced June 1 by an acting secretary, Matthew Donovan. Be...
22:42, 05/16/2019

Pope issues law to force priests and nuns to report sexual abuse All Catholic priests and nuns will be required to report abuse and cover-ups by superiorsPope Francis has decreed that all Catholic priests and nuns ...
20:28, 05/09/2019

South Africa's ANC leads with 56.99% of vote after 80% of voting districts counted The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa's parliamentary election with 80% of the voting districts counte...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdog...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Athletics South Africa to appeal against Caster Semenya ruling South African sports ministry confirm challenge to rulingClaim made two of three judges in case were ‘conflicted’South Africa’s track federation will...
14:56, 05/14/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an...
18:28, 05/16/2019

Elephant kills soldier on anti-poaching mission in Africa Britain’s Ministry of Defense says Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was on patrol in Liwonde National Park, Malawi when...
22:42, 05/07/2019

Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his bid to have revived cor...
16:00, 05/20/2019

South Africa's ANC headed for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress was headed for victory in South Africa's election on Friday, although the party was on course for its worst performance...
17:14, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC leads with 57.38% of vote after 90% of voting districts counted The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa's parliamentary election with 90% of the voting districts counte...
17:14, 05/10/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as th...
19:42, 05/11/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked in the back during South Africa trip _____ Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 71, was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday....
21:42, 05/19/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress...
15:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa sweeps into final election campaign weekend JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s political parties are sweeping into the final weekend of campaigning ahead of Wednesday’s election in ...
14:14, 05/04/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others...
13:42, 05/10/2019

Brave Rider Tackles The Nürburgring on a Honda Africa Twin We don’t often hear about motorcycles at the Nürburgring. For one thing, the track doesn’t allow motorcycles to set official lap times around the ful...
04:56, 05/18/2019

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages in west Africa South Korean, US and French hostages are safe after overnight raid, France saysFrench special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and ...
15:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, though the party was on course for its worst perf...
13:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is ...
01:14, 05/07/2019

South Africa swears in new parliament, excludes deputy president South Africa began swearing in its newly elected parliament on Wednesday, excluding President Cyril Ramaphosa's influential deputy David Mabuza, who ...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury ...
13:42, 05/03/2019

The President of South Africa on Finding That ‘Mandela Magic’ to Fix the Country On April 15, TIME met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at his official residence, three weeks before the May 8 election. A longtime antiapartheid activ...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Total enters $8.8 bln deal with Occidental for Anadarko's Africa assets French energy major Total said on Sunday it had reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique ...
21:14, 05/05/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednes...
08:14, 05/08/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked By Man At Sports Event In South Africa Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action h...
01:42, 05/19/2019

South Africa's white far-right outcasts are finding friends on Facebook South Africa's far-right failed to sabotage the transition from white minority rule to democracy 25 years ago. Now, conservative Afrikaner farmers ar...
19:56, 05/07/2019

W. Africa Crude-Sonangol said to finalise July term allocations Angolan state oil company Sonangol has finalised its allocations of July-loading crude to term buyers, traders said on Tuesday, while the number of u...
19:14, 05/21/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach...
19:28, 04/28/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election victory in downtown Johannesburg Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate their p...
17:14, 05/12/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy ...
23:56, 05/11/2019

The party that led South Africa out of apartheid wins narrowly in election The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, continued a steady slide after years of corruption scandals and as growing cynicism ...
20:28, 05/11/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers early on Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the ruling African Na...
06:00, 05/09/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people hav...
15:42, 05/08/2019

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Two French soldiers killed freeing four captives in West Africa PARIS — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S.,...
00:00, 05/11/2019

NEWSMAKER-South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vo...
16:56, 05/11/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of ‘deviant tendencies’ JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president is vowing to purge his party of “bad and deviant tendencies” as he prepares to appoint...
20:28, 05/12/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in ...
22:28, 05/12/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public w...
11:42, 05/14/2019

Early results suggest ANC will retain power in South Africa Results from nearly half of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but at risk of it...
17:42, 05/09/2019

South Africa's 2019 wine harvest set to hit lowest in more than a decade South Africa, the world's eighth largest wine producer, is expected to harvest its smallest amount of wine grapes in 14 years this year, as dry condi...
19:56, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The do...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine...
23:14, 04/28/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berl...
18:42, 05/10/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white ...
09:28, 04/30/2019

Samantha Mewis scores twice to lead US past South Africa 3-0 SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Samantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the U.S. women’s national team began its World Cup send-off series wi...
04:00, 05/13/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in ...
01:28, 05/13/2019

Mewis scores two as US start World Cup warm-ups with win over South Africa Samantha Mewis scores twice in USWNT’s 3-0 win Carli Lloyd’s late goal takes her to fourth on all-time listSamantha Mewis scored goals in both halves...
01:28, 05/13/2019

Trump orders changes to asylum system, would force immigrants to pay fees for humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using...
05:14, 04/30/2019

Tariffs from US-China trade war force small businesses to strategize to preserve profits The 25% tariffs President Trump has imposed on many Chinese-made products have small business owners trying to limit damage from import duties. ...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the ...
13:42, 05/22/2019

Air Force calls for new 'Vanguard' weapons program with hypersonics, lasers and networked missiles Aggressive pursuit of hypersonics, lasers, networked cruise missiles, artificial intelligence, smart bombs and cyberwar inform the conceptual and tec...
16:28, 04/29/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act a...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Medical examiner: Seven Tennessee homicide victims died from blunt force trauma Seven people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed in a string of Sumner County homicides over the weekend.       ...
06:28, 05/01/2019

New post-hurricane repair work at Tyndall Air Force Base halted as funds run out Rebuilding of Tyndall AFB, Fla., which sustained $5 billion in damage in 2018 from Hurricane Michael, stopped on Wednesday due to a lack of funding f...
22:42, 05/01/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'': Disaster Response Force, Coast Guard Put On High Alert The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indian Coast Guard have been put on high alert and fishermen asked not to venture into the sea as...
12:28, 04/29/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future o...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act a...
00:42, 05/17/2019

DeVore: 'Tax the rich' proposals by Warren, Sanders force GOP to defend unpopular interests A former Republican California state assemblyman said Friday on "Fox & Friends" that "tax the rich"-type proposals are attractive to a wide swath of ...
00:42, 05/11/2019

Elite drone and attack helicopter task force still hunts Taliban in Afghanistan Attack drones, fixed-wing surveillance aircraft and Apache helicopters continue to patrol the Afghanistan skies to find and destroy enemy targets and...
15:56, 05/02/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have...
06:28, 05/06/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike grou...
13:14, 05/06/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by I...
14:14, 05/06/2019

Florida advocates criticize Air Force short list of possible Space Command sites Space Florida officials said Tuesday they don't believe the Air Force is following due process in seeking a location for the U.S. military's Space Co...
06:56, 05/15/2019

Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum lead Blazers past Nuggets to force Game 7 Damian Lillard had 32 points and C.J. McCollum had 30 as the Blazers avoided elimination and forced a deciding game with a 119-108 win over the Nugge...
09:42, 05/10/2019

Northrop Grumman receives $46M order for eight Air Force threat simulation, training systems Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $46 million delivery order from the U.S. Air Force for eight joint threat emitter units for electronic wa...
19:56, 05/14/2019

UPDATE 4-High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlin...
07:00, 05/16/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC holds strong lead in national vote The ruling African National Congress has a comfortable lead with more than half the vote counted from South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary e...
20:42, 05/09/2019

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant...
02:42, 05/08/2019

Aubameyang, Mané and Salah’s Golden Boot ‘good sign for Africa’ • Arsenal forward proud to share award with Liverpool duo• Aubameyang says it took time to settle in English footballPierre-Emerick Aubameyang has ad...
14:42, 05/13/2019

Breaking South Africa's election news with a unique WhatsApp channel Rapper and scholar Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is offering a journey into the 'heart of the 2019 South African election' on his innovative WhatsApp channel #SM...
19:56, 05/07/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the elect...
23:14, 05/05/2019

South Africa plans to appeal Caster Semenya testosterone ruling South Africa's government has said it wants an appeal to be lodged against rules that force some female athletes to reduce testosterone levels. Olymp...
16:14, 05/13/2019

South Africa election: early results point to reduced ANC majority Party expected to retain power with 56% of vote, its lowest share in democratic eraEarly results in South Africa’s general election suggest the rulin...
20:28, 05/09/2019

Total enters $8.8 billion deal with Occidental for Anadarko's Africa assets French energy major Total said on Sunday it had reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique ...
21:28, 05/05/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caraca...
19:42, 05/20/2019

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since co...
16:28, 05/09/2019

Documents suggest Russian plan to sway South Africa election Specialists linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin appeared to promise ‘to support the ruling ANC’ Russian specialists planned to influence South Africa’s gener...
17:14, 05/08/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesd...
23:28, 05/06/2019

In South Africa, a growing number of voters is looking beyond race in this week’s election Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial censu...
07:28, 05/07/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the end...
12:14, 05/07/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Matip absent as Cameroon name provisional squad Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf names a 34-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip a notable a...
16:56, 05/11/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
23:56, 05/08/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of...
18:28, 05/11/2019

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, partial results showed, though the party was on c...
07:14, 05/10/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hai...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with dimi...
20:42, 05/10/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Dropkicked in the Back by an "Idiot" at South Africa Event Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked by a man he later called an "idiot" while on a trip to South Africa on Saturday, but he didn't even know it until ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from t...
19:28, 05/10/2019

South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker's portfolio of prescription and over-the-cou...
12:14, 05/20/2019

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor ...
22:14, 05/18/2019

Argh, me back: Arnold Schwarzenegger OK after South Africa flying kick Film star struck at Arnold Classic Africa bodybuilding eventFormer California governor reassures fans after incidentArnold Schwarzenegger was struck ...
00:42, 05/19/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the Af...
07:56, 05/08/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped th...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Author Ruth Weiss: 'South Africa's revolution of change has not yet ended' After fleeing Nazi Germany, the 94-year-old journalist and author grew up in South Africa and dedicated her life to combating racism. Weiss tells DW ...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Warren Gatland to take charge of Lions for 2021 South Africa tour Gatland understood to have agreed to take role for third timeIt would end chance of succeeding Eddie Jones after World CupWarren Gatland has agreed t...
13:14, 05/10/2019

South Africa to vote amid graft scandals, high unemployment A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the harsh...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotio...
23:28, 05/09/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party...
15:42, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act a...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Dia Simms, force behind Sean 'Diddy' Combs' vast empire, reveals how to make it in a man's world Dia Simms, president of Sean Combs' sprawling business empire, says to this day there are times Combs is the only one in the room who doesn'...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Sweeping class-action lawsuit could force unions nationwide to refund millions in fees A massive class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois on Wednesday could force unions to refund hundreds of millions of dollars in agency fees paid by tho...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from p...
18:56, 05/02/2019

Pence boasts that Trump’s space program will force museum ‘to build a new wing’ someday The vice president delivered remarks before a screening for the "Apollo 11: First Steps Edition" documentary, held at the Smithsonian Air and Space M...
22:28, 05/15/2019

FDNY Special Operations Command Task Force run dual terror attack drill A terrorist’s bomb has just reverberated through a Brooklyn commuter tunnel at the height of the Wednesday morning rush, clouding the already dark pa...
19:56, 05/13/2019

5 books not to miss: Jill Biden memoir 'Where the Light Enters,' 'The Bride Test' Helen Hoang charms with new romance "The Bride Test," Jill Biden releases her memoir "Where the Light Enters," and more can't-miss new releases....
22:56, 05/04/2019

World Bank's new president skips China's Belt and Road for Africa trip Nearly 40 world leaders and scores of finance officials, including International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, are gathered in B...
20:28, 04/28/2019

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his ...
16:42, 05/22/2019

4-year-old’s scalp torn off by lion in South Africa after girl got too close to cub: reports A 4-year-old girl was left in critical condition after a lion reportedly tore off a part of her scalp after she and her father got a little too close...
20:56, 05/16/2019

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger Assures Fans There’s ‘Nothing to Worry About’ After Assault in South Africa (JOHANNESBURG) — Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared...
20:56, 05/18/2019

Merkel kicks off West Africa tour pledging support in fight against terrorism Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The EU is also ho...
20:14, 05/01/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be ...
11:42, 05/08/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encount...
23:00, 05/05/2019

A suicide patient, a deaf man, the mayor's brother: A history of New Jersey police using force on video Sunday's video of a man punched in the head while pinned by police has brought into focus other videos of New Jersey officers using force. ...
17:28, 05/21/2019

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the no...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulti...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to d...
02:56, 05/15/2019

Caster Semenya, Hero in South Africa, Fights Hormone Testing on a Global Stage The 28-year-old runner, who holds two Olympic gold medals, has been lauded for her resistance to international sports officials’ limits on female ath...
05:42, 05/02/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the interna...
18:28, 04/28/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to punish corrupt officials as national vote nears South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before ele...
16:28, 05/05/2019

Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead ke...
15:42, 05/20/2019

Florida university students, faculty robbed at gunpoint during school trip to South Africa A group of University of Florida students who traveled to South Africa for a 3-week outreach program were robbed at gunpoint on Monday, the universit...
21:42, 05/15/2019

Carli Lloyd nutmegs keeper with historic goal as U.S. women beat South Africa United States women's soccer star Carli Lloyd moved up to No. 4 on the all-time scoring list with a nutmeg goal in the USWNT's win against South Afri...
19:00, 05/13/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to rea...
00:56, 05/17/2019

Max Allegri may join Frank Lampard on Chelsea wishlist as senior players threaten to force Maurizio Sarri out Massimiliano Allegri could be back on Chelsea's wish list after admitting he is keen to start work at a new club next season following his departure ...
11:28, 05/20/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for th...
18:00, 05/10/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which h...
20:28, 04/28/2019

South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment....
08:14, 05/08/2019

Charles Barkley donates $45,000 for Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon's water project in Africa Malcolm Brogdon spoke to the NBA on TNT crew about his charity that builds clean water wells in Africa, and Charles Barkley pledged a big donation. ...
03:14, 05/19/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect ...
19:14, 05/08/2019

Hyundai Creates Relief Task Force To Support Vehicle Owners In Cyclone Fani Affected Odisha And West Hyundai India has announced creating a special "Hyundai Relief Task Force" to support its customers affected by the untimely Fani Cyclone in Odisha a...
21:00, 05/04/2019

China tariffs could force 'widespread store closures' and put $40 billion in sales at risk 2019 has already been a tough year for retailers but the tariffs with China could put $40 billion of sales and 12,000 stores at risk, a report says....
14:28, 05/20/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:28, 05/08/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump LPGA pro Lexi Thompson will take social-media break after a round of golf with President Donald Trump and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh. ...
21:28, 04/30/2019

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping c...
01:28, 05/01/2019

Fin24.com | South Africa signs for South Sudan oil block after $1 billion plan The countries signed an exploration and production sharing agreement for block B2, the second such contract since South Sudan’s independence seven ye...
16:28, 05/06/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It ma...
11:56, 05/02/2019

Blues 4, Stars 1 | Series is tied, 3-3: N.H.L. Playoffs: Blues Knock Out Stars Goalie and Force Game 7 Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored 33 seconds apart in the third period for St. Louis after Ben Bishop was stunned on a high shot. The goalie left...
02:28, 05/06/2019

3 Lakh Paramilitary, 20 Lakh State Police Personnel For Phase 7 Of Polls As many as three lakh paramilitary personnel along with over 20 lakh state police officials and home guards were deployed for the seven-phase Lok Sab...
17:14, 05/20/2019

Nissan to Debut Hands-Free Driving in Japan This Year Nissan is set to join the hands-free driving club with the release of ProPilot 2.0, Automotive News reports. It will only be in Japan for now, althou...
17:42, 05/20/2019

The Advantages---and Limitations---of Living to 100 As the number of centenarians rises in the US, so does the incidence of disease and loneliness. But the upside includes seeing great grandchildren an...
18:14, 05/20/2019

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they ush...
18:28, 05/20/2019

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's...
18:42, 05/20/2019

Acting with 'Godzilla' Millie Bobby Brown was joined by her "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" castmates at the film's LA premiere, to discuss how it felt acting opposit...
19:28, 05/20/2019

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who receiv...
19:42, 05/20/2019

Art installation lights up Sydney's zoo – in pictures As part of this year’s Vivid Sydney festival, Taronga zoo will feature an array of dazzling animal projections, illuminated trails and giant multimed...
19:42, 05/20/2019

Fed's Harker: Monetary Policy Can't Be Run on Rules Alone Philadelphia Fed leader Patrick Harker said human judgment is critical in making monetary policy, in comments that pushed back on the setting of inte...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Some Pixel 3a phones are randomly shutting down It hasn't even been two full weeks since Google's 3a and 3a XL were released to the public and some users are already reporting phone-break...
20:42, 05/20/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, ...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Florida man allegedly threatened to behead cops, eat their eyes A Florida man allegedly threatened to behead police officers then “eat their eyes and tongues” while he was under arrest. Ken Freeman, 50...
22:56, 05/20/2019

Funnel clouds form over Oklahoma Aerial views show two funnel clouds forming near Crescent, Oklahoma, north of Okhlahoma City, early Monday evening. (May 20)     ...
23:56, 05/20/2019

Pediatrician indicted on 65 charges after rape accusation BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland pediatrician accused recently of raping a patient has since been indicted on 65 additional charges, including nine counts...
00:42, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 7-T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on...
02:00, 05/21/2019

American Airlines asks court to stop alleged maintenance slowdown American Airlines Group Inc said on Monday it has filed a lawsuit against two unions representing its mechanics, accusing the workers of an illegal s...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Popular Streamer Shroud 'Interviews' An Apex Legends Cheater Yesterday evening, while playing Apex Legends, Twitch star Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek got killed by a player who was using an aimbot to cheat. When yo...
02:14, 05/21/2019

What to know about detox drinks Detox drinks do not remove toxins from the body. However, some drinks are very beneficial and can promote overall good health. Learn more about detox...
02:56, 05/21/2019

Yoenis Cespedes’ bizarre mishap could create Mets’ money battle Yoenis Cespedes’ fall from grace turned literal Saturday night, and his future with the Mets may have gone down with it. The Mets’ long-lost outfield...
03:14, 05/21/2019

Formula One champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 Niki Lauda won two of his F1 titles after a crash left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry. &#...
04:28, 05/21/2019

Trump gives Huawei a "stay of execution" Last year, when ZTE was in the midst of an Export Ban that prevented it from obtaining needed parts and components from the U.S., President Donald Tr...
04:42, 05/21/2019

Mexico to go after all narco judges: official Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, looking to make good on a promise to clean up rampant corruption, will go after judges that have alig...
04:56, 05/21/2019

Australia "Pumped" As Steve Smith And David Warner Seek Redemption Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets on home turf to be crowned champions in 2015 and extend their record as the tournament's most successful ...
07:14, 05/21/2019

What to know about ulcerative colitis and cancer Ulcerative colitis (UC) causes inflammation in the digestive system. This may increase the risk of certain cancers. Learn more about the link between...
07:56, 05/21/2019

Warriors defeat Blazers 119-117 in OT, heading to fifth straight NBA finals The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 o...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Mets train wreck, Van Wagenen’s credibility: Why even believe? Brodie Van Wagenen said Monday that Mickey Callaway “has our full support to lead this team for the foreseeable future,” but how far into the future ...
08:28, 05/21/2019

| Safe for Catholic schools to reopen - Sri Lanka army Sri Lanka has tightened security ahead of the reopening of some Catholic schools for the first time since the Easter bombings that killed 258 people,...
09:14, 05/21/2019

Storms bring spring snow to Arizona TUCSON – May typically brings temperatures near triple digits, but this year spring snow is falling in Arizona. Visitors on Mt. Lemmon experien...
09:42, 05/21/2019

Amy Schumer Returns to the Comedy Stage Just 2 Weeks After Giving Birth Amy Schumer is back! The 37-year-old returned to the stage on Monday night as she performed a set at the famous Comedy Cellar in New York City. Schu...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia president's re-election confirmed Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his...
11:14, 05/21/2019

Shri Sita Ram Temple In Ayodhya Hosts Iftar Meal In Its Premises In the holy month of Ramzan, Shri Sita Ram temple in Ayodhya hosted an Iftar meal on Monday in its premises. Setting an example of communal harmony, ...
11:14, 05/21/2019

Instagram Copies TikTok and Snapchat Once Again for IGTV Redesign Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design for IGTV within its main app and the standalone IGTV app. The design seems inspired by the app's bigges...
13:14, 05/21/2019

Best budget smartphones in India 2019: phones under Rs 10,000 When it comes to more affordable smartphones there are devices existing in the market that have the latest mid-range processors, priced affordab...
13:28, 05/21/2019

Honor 20 Pro renders and camera samples leaked We’re just hours away from the launch of the Honor 20 range but the leaks haven’t stopped coming. In fact, we have two separate leaks t...
13:28, 05/21/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to b...
14:42, 05/21/2019

DNA Test Confirms Death Of Terror Group Leader In Sri Lanka Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Su...
14:42, 05/21/2019

Jamie Oliver restaurant empire collapses, risking 1,000 jobs Administrators called in at 23 Jamie’s Italian outlets, the Fifteen and BarbecoaJamie Oliver restaurants at risk: the full listJamie Oliver’s restaur...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Ex-Philippine judge says she was held at Hong Kong airport A former Philippine Supreme Court justice who once accused Chinese President Xi Jinping of crimes against humanity before the International Criminal ...
15:28, 05/21/2019

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend: A Story Of Fire And Ice On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident. But even the hor...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain including Jamie's Italian collapses leaving hundreds of jobs at risk Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain collapsed today, putting up to 1,300 jobs at risk in a huge setback for one of the world's best known celebrity chefs...
16:14, 05/21/2019

Teen sheds 10 STONE after finding weight loss inspiration on Instagram THIS teenager was inspired to change her lifestyle when she saw weight loss transformation snaps on Instagram. Here's how the super-slimmer shed 10st...
16:14, 05/21/2019

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an ant...
16:56, 05/21/2019

Building the Brexit party: how Nigel Farage copied Italy's digital populists The former Ukip leader forged an alliance with the Five Star Movement just as they bulldozed Italian politics using a tightly controlled digital oper...
17:14, 05/21/2019

Honor 20 Lite review: Budget smartphone with good cameras, but competition is fierce Honor's entry-level 20-series handset offers decent battery life and performance, good cameras and plenty of internal storage. Among the downsides ar...
17:14, 05/21/2019

Egyptian security forces kill 12 suspected militants after bus bombing Egyptian security forces have killed 12 suspected Islamist militants in Cairo, the Interior Ministry said on Monday, a day after an explosion targeti...
17:42, 05/21/2019

Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista honor the humble action-comedy in new Stuber trailer Kumail Nanjiani is a doofy, kind-hearted Uber driver. Dave Bautista is a grizzled, heavily armed cop. Together, they are an odd couple squaring off a...
17:56, 05/21/2019

Why is it easy to balance on a single moving ice-skate but not a stationary one? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
18:00, 05/21/2019