Global Rich To Become Richer, To Own Half Of The World By 2016 – Oxfam
January 22 2015 12:04 AM
Oxfam's report said the bottom 3.5 billion of the world’s population has an average wealth of $540 per head, while the richest 80 people enjoys a whopping $23.7 billion per head.
Boko Haram Leader 'Allah has instructed me to sell women'
May 06 2014 1:24 PM
Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has confessed through a video recording to the abduction of the high school girls. Subsequently, protest leader of #BringBackOurGirls campaign was released Monday afternoon.
Nigerian First Lady Did Not Weep On National TV
May 06 2014 12:39 PM
The patience of Nigerian First Lady, similarly named Patience Jonathan , took her to National TV "News Ten" on May 4. The First Lady was said to have "wept" on television prior to ordering the arrest of Naomi Mutu Nyadar, leader of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign rally.
Mandela’s Death Brings Oppositions Together: Former Canadian Prime Ministers, U.S. & Cuba
December 10 2013 11:11 AM
Nelson Mandela tried to do that all his life when he was alive: to make peace with the political rivals. His death proved his motto in life once again as political opponents share the podium just in the memory of Mandela.
After Nelson Mandela’s Funeral, Will Family Feud Resume Among the Heirs of the South African Icon? (VIDEOS)
December 10 2013 8:20 AM
A few months ago, when reports came out that former South African President Nelson Mandela was dying, the family's good name was tarnished when news came out that even before the freedom icon breathed his last, members of the clan were feuding where to bury him.
Nelson Mandela: The ‘Gandhi’ of South Africa, Why India Loves Him
December 06 2013 5:20 PM
Nelson Mandela took up the mantle from where Gandhi left it.
Nelson Mandela's and Australia’s Deep Ties
December 06 2013 3:45 PM
Australia had its share of ending apartheid in South Africa.
Nelson Mandela Dies at Age 95
December 06 2013 9:28 AM
After a battle to a vicious lung infection, anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95.
Exam Question on Baby Rape Angers South African Students, ‘It is sickening’
November 29 2013 1:48 PM
Officials of South Africa's Education Department are now embroiled in a nasty controversy after it included in a list of exam questions a scenario on baby rape.
Australian Advertising Executive Shot Dead in Nairobi, House Raided
November 18 2013 4:42 PM
An Australian man was shot dead on Sunday, by suspected robbers, some of them in police uniform, in the upmarket Runda estate of Nairobi, Kenya. The man identified as Patrick John Richer, 39, was the creative director of an international advertising agency and had been working in Africa for about a decade. He along with his Kenyan wife, Lesili Richer had moved into the house only two months back.
Security Council Allows Expansion Of African Union Force In Somalia
November 14 2013 6:47 PM
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously approved the extension of the African Union (AU) deployment of African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until Oct. 31, 2014. The UNSC has requested the AU expand AMISOM's force strength from 17,731 to a maximum of 22,126 uniformed personnel.
Egypt's State of Emergency Expires, Fears Of Strict Restrictions Continue
November 14 2013 5:58 PM
An Egyptian court ruling Tuesday, announcing the country's 3-month-old state of emergency, two days earlier than scheduled, has fuelled worries of renewed protests by supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.