Ethiopia blames ‘foreign enemies’ for stoking unrest

Ethiopia blames ‘foreign enemies’ for stoking unrest

Ethiopia has accused “foreign enemies” of arming, training, and financing groups it blames for a wave of unrest in regions around the capital, Addis Ababa, a day after a six-month state of emergency was imposed. At a news conference on Monday government spokesman Getachew Reda named Eritrea, which has a long-running border dispute with Ethiopia, […]

One in 10 children has ‘Aids defence’

One in 10 children has ‘Aids defence’

A 10th of children have a “monkey-like” immune system that stops them developing Aids, a study suggests. The study, in Science Translational Medicine, found the children’s immune systems were “keeping calm”, which prevented them being wiped out. An untreated HIV infection will kill 60 per cent of children within two and a half years, but […]

17 Aspirants beat deadline to run for President

17 Aspirants beat deadline to run for President

The Electoral Commission (EC) will next week announce the names of those eligible to contest this year’s presidential and parliamentary elections after the two-day filing of nominations closed yesterday. At the EC Headquarters in Accra, the Returning Officer for the presidential election and Chairperson of the commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei, said at the close of […]

US invests $50m in Niger drone base for counterterrorism

US invests $50m in Niger drone base for counterterrorism

The US is investing at least $50m in a military air base in Niger that will be capable of deploying drones. The US already has a presence in the capital Niamey, where it shares an airbase with France’s anti-Islamist force, Operation Barkhane. MQ-9 Reaper drones are stationed there. But the new facility, in the central […]

BREAKING NEWS: South Africa legalizes incest

BREAKING NEWS: South Africa legalizes incest

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 27 — South Africa on Tuesday became the first country in the world, and to legalize incest. Incest is sexual activity between family members or close relatives. This typically includes sexual activity between people in a consanguineous relationship (blood relations), and sometimes those related by affinity, such as individuals of […]

BREAKING NEWS: South Africa runs missile-related test

BREAKING NEWS: South Africa runs missile-related test

JOHANNESBURG – South African Minister of Defence and Military Veterans Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has supervised a ground test of a new rocket engine to launch satellites, the state media reported on Tuesday morning, the latest in a rapid succession of missile-related tests this year worldwide. Nosiviwe asked that the scientists and engineers make “preparations for launching […]

Two African Teams For The UEFA Champions League From 2017

Two African Teams For The UEFA Champions League From 2017

NYON, SWITZERLAND – Two African teams will from next year 2017 play the UEFA Champions League, announced the federation’s president Michel Platini. This move by UEFA is to give teams from Africa the necessary recognition since the continent has been the major feed for players for the European clubs. “There are great talents there we […]

Mahama Makes New Promise And It’s About Atta Mill’s Death

Mahama Makes New Promise And It’s About Atta Mill’s Death

ACCRA, GHANA – As part of the NDC manisfesto launch, several huge promises were made by the party’s leader and president of Ghana John Dramani Mahama. The promises have continued flowing even days after the launch with the latest promise been on the death of the counytry’s late president Evans Atta Mills. People have accused […]

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