Rock and roll legend Fats Domino dies

Fats Domino, one of the most influential rock and roll performers of the 1950s and 60s, has died aged 89. The American rock and roll artist was best known for his songs Ain’t That A […]

Ghanaian footballer who murdered his mother, sister in Italy released from prison

The Ghanaian footballer who confessed to the harrowing murder of his mother and sister in Italy just four months ago has been released from prison in Parma even though he has been declared ‘socially dangerous’. […]

‘First 5G mobile net connection’ claimed by Qualcomm

Qualcomm has demonstrated mobile internet speeds of 1Gbps using a 5G smartphone chip. The chipset manufacturer claims this is the first working 5G data connection on a mobile device. The fifth generation of the mobile […]

Northern California wildfires: calls to evacuate grow

Fires continued to burn Oct. 11, 2017 in Sonoma County, Calif. The fires destroyed hundreds of buildings across several counties, and authorities evacuated more people. Northern California’s raging wildfires continued to spread Wednesday, fanned by […]

Mob cheers on rape, killing of woman who served ‘forbidden fish’

A woman was raped, whipped and beheaded before a cheering mob in the Democratic Republic of Congo — as punishment for dishing up “forbidden fish” to a group of rebels who then drank her blood. […]

Boko Haram convicts ‘jailed for eight years’

About 20 people have so been found guilty in Nigeria for involvement with the Islamist militant Boko Haram group at closed-door trials taking place at a military facility in Kainji in north-central Niger state, a […]

Trump resists pressure to soften

President Donald Trump finds himself under immense pressure as he considers de-certifying the international nuclear deal with Iran, a move that would ignore warnings from inside and outside his administration that to do so would […]

Who Will Succeed Liberia’s President Sirleaf?

Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper. The list includes a fashion model, a football icon, a warlord and a host of businessmen and career politicians. […]

Spain apologises to injured Catalans

The Spanish government’s representative in Catalonia has apologised to those injured during police efforts to stop Sunday’s independence referendum. But Enric Millo blamed the Catalan government for holding an illegal vote. Meanwhile the government in […]

Fire at Nairobi’s Gikomba clothes market ‘suspected arson’

President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered an investigation into a fire that swept through Kenya’s largest open-air market and carried on burning for eight hours, destroying goods worth thousands of dollars. Devolution Minister Mwangi Kiunjuri says […]

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