Saray Khumalo poses with a South African flag on May 16, 2019, after becoming the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest Summits/AFPBy AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 23 – The first black African woman to climb Everest said Thursday that people from her continent must seek “amazing” new challenges to prove they can...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaks during the Heroes Day commemorations held at the National Heroes Acre in Harare August 13, 2018. PHOTO | JEKESAI NJIKIZANA | AFP  By BBCMore by this Author Five NGO workers in Zimbabwe have been charged with plotting to overthrow the government.They appeared before a Harare magistrate, where they were alleged to have received training in the Maldives...
The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture in Afghanistan in November 2001 was released from prison on Thursday, US media reported. John Walker Lindh, who was 20 years old when he was captured, left prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, on probation after serving 17 years, according to the Washington Post, which first reported...
A healthy dog was put down because her owner requested she be buried with her in her will. Emma, a Shih Tzu mix, was euthanized two weeks after arriving at a shelter in Chesterfield County, Virginia on 8 March. Her owner had died and her will stipulated...
It is official. Eko Dydda and his wife Cynthia Sylvia have broken up after nine years in marriage. In March this year, Eko Dydda denied that his marriage had hit rock after word went around that he had chased his family out of their matrimonial home. To neutralize that, the gospel star muffled and killed the rumours by posting a...
Die Richter in Karlsruhe machten aber auch deutlich, dass die Entscheidung nicht "das Recht und die Pflicht des Unternehmens" betreffe, einzelne Inhalte zu überprüfen und wenn nötig auch zu löschen. Facebook hatte das Nutzerkonto wegen eines Beitrags aus dem Januar gelöscht. Der Grund: "Der Dritte Weg" hatte auf seiner eigenen Internetseite einen Artikel über den Zwickauer Stadtteil Neuplanitz...
Two years since Juana Luz Tobar Ortega sought sanctuary in an attempt to avoid deportation from the United States, there is still no end in sight to her ordeal. In fact, the world outside has become even more dangerous for her and other migrants trapped in a similar situation. Originally from Guatemala, the 47-year-old mother-of-four took sanctuary at St...
The Kenya National Qualifications Authority has urged local universities to improve their management systems to attract foreign students. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  By OUMA WANZALAMore by this Author Kenya is seeking to carve a niche as an international hub for higher learning with a new policy targeting local universities. The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) has written...
Fiery Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has called on President Uhuru Kenyatta to fire Trade Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya.Kuria downplayed Munya over his decision to ban second-hand spare parts by the government. According to Kuria, the move by the Kenya Bureau of Standards, will affect the livelihoods of tens of thousands of Kenyans who depend on the industry. The Gatundu...
Callixte Nsabimana, spokesman for the National Liberation Front (FLN) armed group, appears before Gasabo Primary Court in Kigali, on May 23, 2019. He pleaded guilty to terrorism. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA  By AFPMore by this Author A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working...