Category Archives: Sports

New UN Report Shows North Korea Avoiding Sanctions

SEOUL A new report by the United Nations shown to the Security Council Friday claims North Korea is working to ensure its weapons cannot be destroyed by military strikes.It comes as U.S. President Donald Trump hailed "tremendous progress"

Sudan Police Clash with Demonstrators in Fresh Protests

CAIRO Sudanese police clashed with demonstrators in and around the capital Khartoum on Sunday, after they deployed in large numbers in anticipation of fresh protests calling on longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir to step down, activists said.Video clips ci...

Uganda Not Worried China Will Seize Assets Over Rising Debt

KAMPALA Uganda's growing debt is sustainable, and the country is not at risk of losing state assets to China, the country's finance minister, Matia Kasaija, said this week.Uganda's auditor-general warned in a report released this month that public deb...

Protests, Anger Predicted After Congo Names Surprise Election Winner

JOHANNESBURG Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have sparked surprise and outrage by naming opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner of the nation's presidential election, after counting delays and a poll marred by irregulari...

Gabon Officials Inspect Radio Building of Attempted Coup

LIBREVILLE, GABON Gabon officials are inspecting the country's state radio station where security officers thwarted a coup attempt by army soldiers on Monday.Students in the capital, Libreville, returned to schools Tuesday, markets opened, the radio ...

Protests Across Khartoum Call on al-Bashir to Step Down

CAIRO- Police are using tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators in the Sudanese capital protesting the rule of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir.The Friday protests took place in at least eight different districts in Khartoum, including the ...

Nigeria Helicopter Crashes While Fighting Extremists; 5 Dead

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed in combat, killing five crew members, as fighting raged against extremists for control of the strategic town of Baga in the northeast, the military said Thursday.The crash occurred Wednesday at...

Congo on Sunday Faces a Troubled, Long-delayed Election

KINSHASA Congo's presidential election takes place on Sunday after more than two years of delays. Protests , an opposition outcry and the surprise barring of 1 million voters from the polls over an Ebola outbreak marked the final