Uber Technologies may roll out a new service in Kenya to help users book seats on minibuses that ply the streets of the congested capital, if tests on the product in Egypt and Mexico prove successful, a company executive said on Wednesday.
Reuters. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:29:29 -0500.
The subspecies of gorilla, which is found in two areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Uganda, remains on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species as endangered.
Daily Mail. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:09:31 GMT.
South Africa's largest medical insurer, Discovery Health, has launched its much-anticipated banking offering, calling it the "first behavioural bank".
By Toby Shapshak, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:56:00 -0500.
Hamas leaders announced the truce late Tuesday afternoon, thanking Egypt, Qatar, Norway and U.N. efforts. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the cease-fire was "not easy," but "right."
Emily Sullivan. NPR. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:31:32 -0500.
An Egyptian man was held without bail Tuesday on federal charges of fraudulently collecting insurance payouts after driving his severely autistic children to their deaths when he sped off a pier into the Port of Los Angeles.
Brian Melley. Fox News. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 02:03:49 GMT.
After being passed over at Xerox, he became one of the few African-American chief executives of a Fortune 500 company when he took control of Avis.
Richard Sandomir. New York Times. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:14:36 GMT.
More than 200 people have died and the outbreak is expected to continue into 2019 as health workers deal with insecurity from armed groups and spread of the virus in unregulated "tradi-modern" health centres.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:08:29 EST.
The African elephantnose fish generates weak electrical pulses to navigate its environment. This localization sense apparently shows an astonishing similarity to vision, as a study now shows. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:54:35 EST.
South Africa's Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has resigned, the president's office said on Tuesday, following calls from opposition parties for him to stand down over a High Court ruling which said he had lied under oath. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:26:09 -0500.