- Glencore's Katanga pays $22 million to settle Canada regulator probe
Glencore-controlled Katanga Mining Ltd said on Tuesday it agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle Canadian allegations of inadequate historical disclosures of its finances and activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:31:27 -0500.
- Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho: African football fans react
African football fans react the news that Manchester United have sacked their manager, Jose Mourinho.
BBC News. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 19:53:58 GMT.
- Morocco arrests suspect after murder of two Scandinavian women
Tourists were found with their throats cut in an isolated area on the way to North Africa's highest peak of Toubkal.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:25:39 GMT.
- Sub-Saharan Africa becoming new battleground against violent extremism as jihad 'goes south'
Experts say governments need an approach that doesn't rely solely on security forces but addresses local grievances
Borzou Daragahi. The Independent. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:35:00 +0000.
- Nigeria's Leon Balogun pledges 1% of his wages to Common Goal charity
Nigeria and Brighton defender Leon Balogun becomes the first African Premier League star to pledge 1% of his wages to the Common Goal charity.
BBC News. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 15:02:25 GMT.
- Woman gives birth at 42,000 feet on board flight from Gabon to Turkey
Musuamba Michoukayembe, from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, went into labour three hours into a flight from the Gabonese capital, Libreville, to Istanbul in Turkey.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:24:00 GMT.
- FIFA bans African soccer official for taking Bin Hammam cash
ZURICH (AP) - FIFA ethics judges have imposed a four-year ban on African soccer official Seedy Kinteh for taking cash gifts from former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam of Qatar. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 06:16:42 -0500.
- Profiles of Main Candidates Hoping to Succeed Kabila in DRC
Democratic Republic of Congo will hold a presidential election Sunday that could lead to the country's first democratic transfer of power, following decades marked by authoritarian rule, coups and deadly conflict. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:36:12 -0500.
- US Airstrikes in Somalia on the Rise
A spate of American airstrikes against Islamic extremists in Somalia is the latest in a dramatic uptick in U.S. attacks in the Horn of Africa nation since President Donald Trump took office.
Newsmax. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:24:51 EDT.
- WATCH: Russia targeted African-American vote: Reports
New reports detail Russian efforts to suppress 2016 turnout for Hillary Clinton.
ABC News. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 20:11:32 -0500.
- Channing Dungey, Former ABC Head of Entertainment, Is Going to Netflix
Ms. Dungey, who left ABC a month ago, will oversee a broad slate of original programming, including shows from Shonda Rhimes, Kenya Barris and the Obamas.
John Koblin. New York Times. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 23:11:29 GMT.
- Sphinx molecule to rescue African farmers from witchweed
An interdisciplinary team has discovered a highly potent and selective molecule, SPL7, that can lead seeds of the noxious parasitic weed Striga to suicide germination.
Science Daily. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:57:39 EST.
- Kenyan police kill 5 after residents resist arrest attempt
Five people were killed in a village in Western Kenya after residents resisted the arrest of a suspect in a domestic abuse case, a police official said Monday.
Tom Odula. Fox News. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:44:11 GMT.
- Magical Photos Bring Fables From Mbomo To Life
The fables were gathered from people in the Congo Basin and illustrated with a touch of magical realism in the new book Congo Tales: Told By The People Of Mbomo.
Rachel D. Cohen. NPR. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:53:02 -0500.
- ‘One of a kind’ royal tomb is 4,400 years old, Egypt says
Officials in Egypt revealed they discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb believed to belong to a senior official linked to the fifth dynasty of the pharoahs.
Yahoo. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:42:36 -0500.