Category ‘Africa’

After a Year With President Buhari, Is Nigeria Backsliding?

When news pennyless progressing this month that one of a Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in northern Nigeria had been freed, a Nigerian supervision offering it as justification that their pull into a militants’ building was beginning to bear fruit. The rescue, however, comes opposite a backdrop of increasing self-murder bombings, defamation of a […]

Psychologist during Sentencing Hearing: Pistorius ‘Broken’ Man

PRETORIA, South Africa—Oscar Pistorius is a “broken” male whose mental state has run-down over a final dual years and he should be hospitalized and not jailed, a clinical clergyman testified Monday on a opening day of a former lane star’s sentencing conference for murdering partner Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecutors immediately challenged that opinion of Pistorius in […]

Monkey Causes Power Outage Across Kenya

The whole republic of Kenya was left but electricity for 15 mins on Tuesday after a gorilla somehow slipped into a appetite station, triggering a widespread blackout. Officials with a Kenya Electricity Generating Company told Kenya’s The Nation that a gorilla climbed on a roof of a Gitaru appetite hire and fell onto a transformer, […]

Surge in Albinos Targeted and Killed in Malawi for Rituals: Amnesty

There is a pointy boost in killings of people with albinism in Malawi, according to a news by Amnesty International expelled on Jun 7, as a organisation called on authorities to do some-more to strengthen albinos. The report shows that people with albinism are being killed for their physique tools that are afterwards used in […]

At Least 14 Killed in Somalia Hotel Attack; Police Say Ended

MOGADISHU, Somalia—Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s strand collateral Saturday, holding guest warrant and “shooting during everybody they could see,” before confidence army followed a grenade-throwing assailants to a tip building and finished a hours-long assault, infantry and witnesses said. At slightest 14 people were killed. Islamic nonconformist organisation al-Shabab claimed shortcoming for a latest […]

Theft and Piracy on Africa’s High Seas

A report released this month by a nonprofit organisation Oceans Beyond Pirates examines new changes in a inlet of robbery off a coasts of Africa. For many of a final decade, robbery in a West Indian Ocean nearby Somalia has done it one of a world’s many dangerous regions for seafarers, and oil tankers in particular. However, […]

Egyptian Court Sentences 2 Al-Jazeera Employees, 4 Others to Death

CAIRO—An Egyptian justice on Saturday cursed 6 people, including dual Al-Jazeera employees, to genocide for allegedly flitting papers associated to inhabitant confidence to Qatar and a Doha-based TV network during a order of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Morsi, a tip defendant, and dual of his aides were cursed to 25 years in jail for membership […]

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for Murder

PRETORIA, South Africa—Oscar Pistorius was condemned to 6 years in jail Wednesday for a murder of partner Reeva Steenkamp, with a decider who motionless a punishment job a double-amputee Olympian a “fallen hero.” South Africa’s smallest judgment for murder is 15 years though a decider pronounced “substantial and constrained circumstances” existed to give Pistorius a […]

Investigators Say Voice Recording From EgyptAir Crash Intact

CAIRO—Egyptian investigators pronounced Saturday they would be means to entrance a cockpit voice recordings of a EgyptAir moody that crashed in May notwithstanding repairs to a black box. “None of a memory chips of a electronic house were damaged,” a Egyptians participating in a hearing of a device in France pronounced in a statement, adding […]

An Interview With Megan Green of Invisible Children

Megan Green is a believer rendezvous manager for Invisible Children, an classification that began after 3 filmmakers detected a horrors holding place in Uganda, where a Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) had been (and continues to) abducting children and branch them into soldiers. MG: Thanks again for your seductiveness in Invisible Children. SBB: Please tell us […]