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Sudan Decries ICC Warrant as President Bashir Visits China.

Sudan Decries ICC Warrant as President Bashir Visits China.

  Sudan’s foreign minister said the International Criminal Court’s indictment of President Omar al-Bashir is merely a European accusation that has been rejected by the rest of the international community, including the African Union. Speaking to VOA by telephone from Khartoum Sunday, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said President Bashir continues to travel the world whenever [&hellip

Syria’s Palmyra Temple of Bel ‘Severely Damaged’ by IS.

Syria’s Palmyra Temple of Bel ‘Severely Damaged’ by IS.

    The Islamic State (IS) militant group has destroyed part of what’s considered the most important temple at the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses say. The extent of the damage to the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel is not clear but local residents have described being shaken by a large explosion. The [&hellip

Governor: Boko Haram Kills 56 in Remote Part of Borno State.

Governor: Boko Haram Kills 56 in Remote Part of Borno State.

Islamic extremist group Boko Haram killed 56 villagers in a remote area, the governor of Borno State of the region said Sunday, as the government warned that the extremists are trying to extend their violent campaign   Gov. Kashim Shettima confirmed the attack in Baanu village during a meeting with the parents of the 219 [&hellip

Mkwasa: Stars Ready For Nigeria.

Mkwasa: Stars Ready For Nigeria.

  The  national football team, Taifa Stars, head coach Charles Boniface Mkwasa said that they are focused and ready for the crucial African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria. The Taifa Stars are currently training in Turkey in preparation for the forthcoming AFCON qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria to be staged at [&hellip

Kerr: Missing Players Affected Simba

Kerr: Missing Players Affected Simba

  COACH Dylan Kerr conceded that Simba were below par as they suffered a 2-0 defeat to JKU in a pre-season match and attributed it to the absence of some key players who have joined the national team, Taifa Stars, ahead of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria. Simba suffered their first [&hellip

Politicians Cautioned Over Bribery.

Politicians Cautioned Over Bribery.

  UNION Presidential aspirant on the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) ticket, Dr John Magufuli, has reiterated the ruling party’s commitment to ensure proper utilisation of the country’s vast natural resources for the benefit of all Tanzanians. Speaking to ‘wananchi’ at Makongorosi and Chunya divisions in the new Songwe Region, Dr Magufuli explained that Tanzania is [&hellip

Simba Test Another Senegalese Striker Today.

Simba Test Another Senegalese Striker Today.

  WITH about two weeks left before the 2015/16 Vodacom Premier League (VPL) season kicks off, fever has started to grip the 16 topflight clubs, which are currently finalising their preparations. Some clubs are still looking to strengthen their squads after several build-up matches which had revealed some weaknesses. Coaches are also still looking for [&hellip

Dominica Prime Minister Says Erika Leaves 20 Dead.

Dominica Prime Minister Says Erika Leaves 20 Dead.

  SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A weakening Tropical Storm Erika drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Friday after leaving a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people and left another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said. Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said in a [&hellip

Another Dissident Dies in Egypt’s Prison, Activists Cite Medical Negligence.

Another Dissident Dies in Egypt’s Prison, Activists Cite Medical Negligence.

  Egyptian rights advocates say another activist opposed to the incumbent military-backed government has died in prison, bringing to 14 the number of such deaths in the North African country.   Human rights activists said Khaled Zahran was pronounced dead on Thursday shortly after admission to a hospital in the central Egyptian city of Asyut, [&hellip

Ghana Investigates Islamic State Recruitment in Universities.

Ghana Investigates Islamic State Recruitment in Universities.

  Ghana’s authorities are investigating several universities over links to suspected recruitment for the so-called Islamic State (IS), officials say. IS agents recruited students after urging them to join radical online forums, National Security Coordinator Yaw Donkor told the GhanaWeb news site. Mr Donkor also confirmed reports of two Ghanaians travelling to join IS. The Islamist [&hellip