User Name:


remember me

Forgot your password?

Not a member?

Join Now

Africa News

RSS feedDisplaying articles 1 - 10 of most recent articles

North Carolina churches sending 'Souls to the Polls' Black churches continue to play a role in the US state's civil rights movement, marching together to voting centres.
Al Jazeera | 1 hour, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
ISIL captures Iraq town of Rutba as Mosul battle rages Seeking to distract attention, fighters attack Rutba as thousands of troops focus on Mosul hundreds of kilometres away.
Al Jazeera | 1 hour, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Several hurt as gunmen storm police academy in Quetta At least seven Pakistani police officers injured in attack on a training centre where up to 500 cadets are staying.
Al Jazeera | 1 hour, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Photo from Voice of America
More Polling Places Open Across US for Early Voting Early in-person voting for the U.S. presidential election is underway in several states, including the battleground states of Florida and Colorado. Polling places opened Monday in 50 counties in Florida, including the states largest counties Broward, Duva
Voice of America | 2 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Photo from Voice of America
Venezuela Frees Opposition Activist with US Citizenship Venezuela has freed an opposition activist with dual U.S. citizenship after keeping him jailed for four months. Francisco Marquez was freed on Tuesday and immediately left the country under the terms of his release. He was arrested in June while traveling
Voice of America | 2 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Civilian deaths as Syrian forces hit rebel-held Idlib Sixteen civilians, including three children, were killed in heavy bombardments on three Idlib towns on Monday.
Al Jazeera | 2 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Photo from Voice of America
One-fourth of US Cancer Deaths Linked with 1 Thing: Smoking Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict. The American Cancer Society study found the highest rate among
Voice of America | 2 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gunmen Assault Pakistan Police Training Center in Quetta A group of at least six heavily armed gunmen Monday assaulted a police training center and adjoining hostel in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's southwestern Baluchistan province. Pakistani troops have surrounded the facility and an operation is underway
Voice of America | 2 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Photo from Voice of America
Im Going to Work Forever: Many Americans are too Poor to Retire It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats. Fidencio Sanchez works long hours every day selling the treats because he couldnt afford to retire. The photo and his story went viral and
Voice of America | 2 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Photo from Yahoo! News
Four UN peacekeepers injured in C. Africa violence Four UN peacekeepers were injured on Monday when protests turned violent in the Central African Republic, with gunfire and looting in many parts of the capital Bangui, a UN spokesman said. The demonstrations were to press demands for UN peacekeepers to ta
Yahoo! News | 2 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend