- Pope and Stokes centuries put England on top against South Africa
Ollie Pope scores his first Test century and Ben Stokes 120 to put England in a dominant position on day two of the third Test against South Africa.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:39:56 GMT.
- Afcon move to January a catastrophe for Liverpool, says Klopp
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says moving the Africa Cup of Nations back to January is a "catastrophe" for his club.
BBC News. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:58:49 GMT.
- Haftar holds meetings in Greece ahead of Libya peace summit
Talks come as world powers step up efforts for lasting ceasefire in North African country.
Al Jazeera. Fri, 17 Jan 2020 12:24:43 GMT.
- Mosquitoes engineered to repel dengue virus
Scientists have synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt the transmission of the dengue virus. Biologists developed a human antibody for dengue suppression in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, the insects that spread dengue. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:17:10 EST.
- Buttigieg Decision on Police Chief Shadows Presidential Run
Lingering criticism over Buttigieg's demotion of a popular black police chief when Buttigieg was mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has raised questions about whether the presidential candidate can attract the support of African Americans.
Voice of America. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:37:20 -0500.
- George Lucas' New Museum Acquires Major Archive of African American Film History
The Separate Cinema Archive contains more than 37,000 objects dating from 1904 to the present
Smithsonian. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:11:40 +0000.
- A leopard tenderly nuzzles baby impala - before giving in to temptation and fatally pouncing on it
Ranger Reynard Moolman, captured how the large feline toyed with its prey for an hour, before a fatal, final pounce as it tried to escape in the Greater Kruger National Park, in South Africa.
Daily Mail. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 17:02:39 GMT.
- Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reach preliminary deal on River Nile dam
Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached a preliminary agreement that should help clear the way for the filling and operation of a five billion US dollar dam project on the Nile River.
Irish Independent. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 10:23:34 +0000.
- Imam in Uganda is mocked for mistakenly marrying a man
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - A gay rights activist in Uganda says criticism of a local imam who unknowingly married a man in a Muslim ceremony highlights intolerance in the East African country. ...
Rodney Muhumuza. Washington Times. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 05:08:56 -0500.
- Brookfield Zoo's female African lion Isis dies 2 weeks after mate
A female African lion died at Brookfield Zoo just days after her mate.
Wls. ABC News. Thu, 16 Jan 2020 01:30:53 +0000.
- Dorsey: Twitter 'will probably never' add an edit button - CNET
In a wide-ranging Q&A for Wired, Dorsey also talked about technology in Africa and his personal habits.
Óscar Gutiérrez. CNET. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 16:33:00 +0000.
- Singer Akon announces futuristic 'Akon City' in Senegal
Is a pop idol building Wakanda? Akon announced on his social-media channels on Monday that he is building a city of the future in Africa.
Frank Miles. Fox News. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 22:40:16 GMT.
- Fox Launches Streaming Service for African-American Viewers
Fox Corp. (FOXA) launches streaming service to boost profitability amid stiff competition in the streaming space.
Arka Majumdar. Zacks. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 21:46:00 GMT.
- David Jones' owner hires Levi's US boss to replace Ian Moir as CEO
Levi Strauss executive Roy Bagattini will take over from Moir at the helm of the South African retailer next month to tackle its problems in Australia.
Sydney Morning Herald. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 07:35:21 +1100.
- DP World wins ruling against Djibouti over seized port
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - DP World said Tuesday it has won another arbitration ruling against Djibouti over the African country's seizure of a container terminal managed by the Dubai-based global port operator. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 14 Jan 2020 05:06:14 -0500.
- U.S. Citizen Dies In Egyptian Prison, State Department Says
Moustafa Kassem, who sold auto parts in New York, was arrested amid a massive crackdown in Egypt in 2013. He had been on hunger strike for more than a year at the time of his death.
Merrit Kennedy. NPR. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 18:30:19 -0500.
- Suspected Al-Shabab Militants Kill 3 Kenyan Teachers
The Somali jihadist group is blamed for at least 23 deaths in attacks in northeast Kenya since November, including a brazen attack that killed 3 American troops.
Voice of America. Mon, 13 Jan 2020 04:33:02 -0500.
- Four-Day Test Cricket Looms As England Seal Five-Day Classic Versus South Africa
The ICC is proposing to cut test matches from five days to four but the fifth day can often be the most dramatic, as shown in Cape Town.
By Steve Busfield, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 8 Jan 2020 09:00:00 +0000.
- Deaths from measles outbreak in Congo hits 6,000, WHO says
World Health Organization calls lack of funding a huge impediment to successfully curbing the outbreak of measles in Congo.
CBC News. Tue, 7 Jan 2020 16:07:11 EST.
- Al-Shabab claims attack on base serving US, Kenyan troops
The al-Shabab extremist group says it has attacked a military base used by U.S. and Kenyan troops in coastal Kenya. ...
Newsmax. Sun, 05 Jan 2020 02:38:02 EDT.