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The contradictions of African banking

The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...

The contradictions of African banking

Source: euromoney.com

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
04:16, 05/15/2019

THE MONETIZATION OF OPEN BANKING: How legacy institutions can use open banking to develop new revenue streams, reach more customers, and avoid losing out to neobanks and fintechs Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of The Monetization of Open Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Open banking has arri...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Private banking architects: Mark Branson – the man who cleaned up private banking Mark Branson, chief executive officer of Swiss financial regulator Finma, talks to Euromoney about how tax transparency has changed the trajectory of private banking and how far regulation can go in curtailing misconduct....
10:48, 04/28/2019

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
15:32, 06/11/2019

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
04:16, 07/15/2019

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanctums. The last two decades have seen the evolution...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Singapore banking: Inside UOB’s new era UOB is run by three generations of the Wee family, with a fourth in the wings. It is conservative, cautious and stable. But a bold new digital strategy seeks five million customers across the region. Is it coincidence that change is coming just as th...
18:48, 07/21/2019

Monzo's app-only banking is coming to the US You might not have heard of Monzo in the US, but there's a good chance your British friends have when the digital bank has racked up over 2 million customers in its short history. And now, it's coming to the US... in a manner of speaking. ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Banking: Is size the solution in CEE? Well-capitalized, liquid and digitally sophisticated, banks in emerging Europe today are far from the clunking incumbents and fly-by-nights of the post-socialist era. A fragmented, diverse and politically volatile region is a challenge for smaller ba...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Australia banking on quick fix at fullback Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullback is set for a baptism of fire in the cauldron of Ellis Park on Saturday....
08:32, 07/19/2019

India banking: Data show RBL the way RBL Bank has been transformed over the last decade, from parochial local lender to a second-tier bank with genuine national scale. Its investment in digital and data analytics, and its focus on financial inclusion, suggests it isn’t finished yet....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to highlight opportunities – but sometimes trips don’t go to plan....
08:00, 05/20/2019

Global finance: Banking is in a better place The global banking industry looks stronger and healthier than at any time since the global financial crisis. It is not about to – and probably doesn’t want to – enter a ‘golden era’. Safe, stable, solid are the new watchwords. Responsible finance is ...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Women in private banking: Why we need a new normal Wealth management was built by men for men, but now that women will become the largest beneficiaries of the $30 trillion intergenerational wealth transfer, the industry needs to overhaul itself. If it doesn’t, it will be letting down more than just i...
10:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
20:16, 05/02/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defence The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members from the team that lifted the title in 2015....
11:48, 05/02/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Bigger banking among changes tipped to help Zandvoort racing Zandvoort organisers are hoping that a revised final corner with steeper banking will contribute to increased overtaking opportunities when the Dutch Grand Prix returns to the track in 2020...
09:16, 05/15/2019

The security challenges faced by open banking Open Banking was brought in by the Competition and Markets Authority in order to address how banks dealt with consumer financial information. It was born alongside a new regulation - the second ‘Payment Services Directive' (PSD2) - which ...
03:32, 05/30/2019

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
19:32, 05/15/2019

How AI and machine learning our improving the banking experience Artificial intelligence and machine learning are said to revolutionize the financial world, changing the banking experience for the better. The implications of the technology are vast, though most banks are still in the early stages of adopting AI te...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Trump says cryptocurrencies must face banking regulations, ‘not a fan’ of them "If Facebook and other companies want to become a bank, they must seek a new Banking Charter and become subject to all Banking Regulations, just like other Banks, both National and International," Trump said on Twitter....
21:16, 07/11/2019

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one of the poorest and most remote parts of Asia, high in the Himalayas, to see if its grand financial-i...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Failure Of A Big Non-Banking Lender Could Cause Large Damage: RBI The central bank said bank borrowings have risen. Their share of total borrowings was 29.2 per cent in March 2019 versus 23.6 per cent a year earlier and 21.2 per centin March 2017....
07:00, 06/28/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
10:00, 06/29/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Pakistan banking: Aurangzeb brings discipline to HBL The new chief executive of Pakistan’s biggest bank has wasted no time in overhauling it after it was kicked out of the US and fined $225 million in 2017....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Private Banking Awards Dinner 2019 Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards are the most prestigious in the growing area of wealth management. They cover over 60 countries each year, as well as global and regional awards....
10:48, 04/28/2019

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system: Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warned on Friday....
05:16, 06/21/2019

German digital banking startup N26 makes U.S. foray German digital bank N26 is launching in the United States through a phased rollout of its app-based checking account and debit card, it said on Thursday....
11:48, 07/11/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Ac...
01:00, 05/08/2019

U.S., Japan may need more tools to shore up banking system -Fed's Rosengren The United States and Japan may need to shore up bank oversight to prepare for economic downturns, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warned on Friday....
02:00, 06/21/2019

Giants banking on ‘X-Man’ to be long-awaited sack savior If he makes it and lives up to what the Giants hope and need him to be, Oshane Ximines will be unlike any player who has come through the franchise in nearly a decade. Finding and developing homegrown pass rushers is essential to the lifeblood of any...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Banking regulators grapple with evolution of financial technology A variety of banking and finance technologies have been introduced or popularized by upstarts since the 2008 financial crisis: digital currencies, new data points in determining creditworthiness, and automated anti-fraud processes. The Office of the ...
21:48, 05/09/2019

From Savings To FD Accounts: Know All About Post Office Banking Services Post office interest rate: While an interest rate of 4 per cent is applicable on the deposit in the savings account, investment in the other savings schemes at the post office fetches interest at the......
10:32, 05/19/2019

Private banking architects: Jürg Zeltner – the pioneer of the CIO Jürg Zeltner, former chief executive of UBS Wealth Management, explains how the chief investment office was born out of chaos. Its introduction shifted not just UBS but the whole private banking industry to a model of professionalism....
10:48, 04/28/2019

You Can Access These Banking Services At Designated Post Offices Post office scheme: India Posts, which operates a network of more than 1.5 lakh post offices across the country, provides interest rates to the tune of 4-8.7 per cent on small savings schemes.......
05:48, 05/29/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Banking gains prod European shares higher Deutsche Bank and HSBC-led gains in banking stocks pushed European stock markets marginally higher on Monday, while a fall in airline shares after a profit warning from Germany's Lufthansa kept gains in check....
01:48, 06/17/2019

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technolo...
14:32, 05/24/2019

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users can also make online deposits from savings bank......
08:48, 06/08/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in Q1 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
10:48, 05/06/2019

European banking mergers needed - German bank body BdB The head of Germany's BdB banking association said that cross-border mergers in the European banking industry were becoming more of a necessity, given the risks of weakened financial institutions for the euro zone....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should trigger a speedy response from global policymakers...
09:48, 06/23/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
07:32, 05/08/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking: Building a pan-European footprint Societe Generale has had a presence in Luxembourg since 1893, making it the oldest foreign bank in the Grand Duchy. As well as being one of the market leaders, Societe Generale is now the fifth largest employer in Luxembourg’s thriving and business-o...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Digital Banking Startup Overcomes Setbacks to Raise $170 Million A digital bank with operations across Europe which recently launched in the U.S. has raised another $170 million in its latest funding round, pushing its valuation to $3.5 billion....
07:48, 07/18/2019

Ex-Wall Street Lawyer Advocates Return of Postal Banking As a young Wall Street attorney, Mehrsa Baradaran helped large banks turn to the government to survive the financial crisis. A decade later, she is advocating a return of banking through the post office....
12:48, 06/01/2019

Societe Generale Private Banking (SGPB): Embracing phygitalization Over the last five decades, Societe Generale has been synonymous with innovation, says Jean-François Mazaud, Head of the group’s private banking unit (SGPB)....
10:48, 04/28/2019

European banking stocks are ready for a rebound, Barclays strategists say European banks are finally showing signs of recovery and investors should be looking to reduce their bearish positioning in the beleaguered sector, according to Barclays strategists....
06:16, 07/18/2019

Trump appeals ruling clearing way for release of his banking records The case is part of an escalating battle between Trump and congressional Democrats over access to the president’s financial records that could drag on for months....
19:32, 06/18/2019

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest earnings report....
17:00, 07/18/2019

RBI Asks Non-Banking Lending Companies To Appoint Risk Officers Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday that non-banking finance firms with asset size of more than Rs 5,000 crore should appoint a chief risk officer....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fall For Second Session In A Row As IT, Banking Shares Drag The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 Indexes ended lower for second session in a row as banking and information technology sector heavyweights like ICICI Bank, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services,......
03:48, 05/02/2019

Euro zone banking at risk of dangerous fragmentation, ECB warns Euro zone banks are turning away from cross-border activity, putting at risk the bloc's banking union and raising the risk of dangerous fragmentation, European Central Bank Vice President Luis de Guindos said on Thursday....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Nets banking on Kenny Atkinson to be the Kyrie Irving whisperer Nets coach Kenny Atkinson has a reputation as a point-guard whisperer. If the Nets land Kyrie Irving, what Atkinson whispers to him — and how the mercurial point guard hears it — will be the story of their season. There are questions surrounding Irvi...
23:00, 06/27/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
02:16, 05/25/2019

Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
05:32, 07/10/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
05:00, 05/12/2019

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a significant surge in the number of cases where it......
15:48, 05/26/2019

Brazil investigators get access to banking records of president's son in graft probe A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday....
18:16, 05/13/2019

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths of a bad-loan crisis, weighed down by some $200......
11:48, 06/17/2019

Facebook's digital currency boss says he'd love somebody with central banking experience David Marcus, the head of Facebook's blockchain project, said he wants "someone who knows how economies tend to work" to lead the Libra Association....
11:16, 06/28/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Morgan Stanley to shut down its Russian banking business in first quarter 2020 Morgan Stanley is planning to send a formal notice to the Russian central bank that it will close down its banking operations in the country in the first quarter of 2020, its Russian unit said in its annual report....
11:32, 05/06/2019

Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019: Results Index More than 2,000 private bankers took part in the 2019 Euromoney private banking survey. See who’s up and who’s down globally, regionally and by country....
10:48, 04/28/2019

‘Shadow banking’ duo charged for laundering millions of dollars for cryptocurrency exchanges The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York has charged two people in connection with running an unlicensed money transfer business used to make deposits for cryptocurrency exchanges. Reginald Fowler and Ravid Yosef allegedly ran a shadow b...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Brazil’s central bank aims to stimulate competition through open banking New regulation would see top-12 banks adopt open banking second half of next year; central bank hopes better risk management will lower cost of credit, spur growth....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Banking: What Santander’s failure to appoint Andrea Orcel as CEO means for the industry Spanish-based group will struggle to overcome fall-out of recruitment U-turn, while Orcel’s situation raises broader questions for banks’ hiring and compensation strategies....
11:00, 04/28/2019

T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account T-Mobile is jumping into the banking business with a checking account that offers no fees, no minimums and up to 4% in interest.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Citi ramps up ASEAN banking team with 30 hires over past year Citigroup Inc said it has hired about 30 bankers over the past year across its banking, capital markets and advisory teams in the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), spurred by robust growth in its ASEAN banking business....
23:48, 07/15/2019

MOVES-Bank of America names Steinemann head of Asia industrials banking Bank of America Corp has named Patrick Steinemann as its head of Asia industrials investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Monday....
04:16, 07/08/2019

THE EVOLUTION OF THE US NEOBANK MARKET: Why the US digital-only banking space may finally be poised for the spotlight (GS, JPM) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Neobanks, digital-only banks that aren’t saddled by tradition...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Senate Banking Committee Schedules Hearing on Facebook's Massive Cryptocurrency Project The U.S. Senate Banking Committee is set to scrutinize Facebook’s cryptocurrency ambitions at a hearing set for July 16, Reuters reported on Wednesday, in yet another sign that legislators are extremely wary (to put it mildly) of the company’s shift...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
02:48, 07/03/2019

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Sensex, Nifty Snap Three-Day Winning Streak As Banking, Auto Shares Dive The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes came off record highs touched earlier in the day and snapped their three-day winning streak as auto, banking and information technology stocks came under......
05:48, 05/21/2019

Ford executive hired by Credit Suisse to lead auto tech banking Joe Heyer’s coverage area will include autonomous vehicles, components and software, the bank said Monday in a memo that was confirmed by a spokesman....
19:48, 07/09/2019

Tencent, Alibaba, Xiaomi units win Hong Kong online banking license Hong Kong's banking regulator has issued four more online-only banking licenses to units of Alibaba, PingAn and smartphone maker Xiaomi, as well as to a JV involving Tencent, ICBC and Hillhouse Capital....
04:32, 05/09/2019

Global private banking debate: Trust, scale and security key factors in a digital world Meeting the needs of high net-worth families is more challenging and fascinating than ever. Private banks are investing in new forms of digital communication, catering to clients’ philanthropic demands, boosting fee transparency and finding ways to a...
10:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Investors are banking on rate cuts to extend the stock market's gains. Here's why their hopes could be dashed. Carolyn Kaster/AP The stock market and the bond market have priced in multiple interest-rate cuts from the Federal Reserve this year and next. Still, industry watchers don't think a rate cut will come in June. Cuts have not always been positive fo...
19:32, 06/17/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
11:16, 05/19/2019

Private banking architects: Mary Callahan Erdoes – broadening clients’ investment horizons Mary Callahan Erdoes of JPMorgan speaks to Euromoney about being the port in the storm during the financial crisis and opening up the private wealth market to the whole investment industry....
10:48, 04/28/2019

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
19:48, 07/02/2019

Deutsche Bank Investment-Banking Chief Ritchie Could Depart as 'Tough Cutbacks' Look Set to Bite Deutsche Bank executives have discussed the potential departure of investment-banking chief Garth Ritchie, who has come under fire from investors for dismal results....
15:48, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking charter and make themselves subject to U.S. and global regulations if they wanted...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Sanders's and Ocasio-Cortez's Banking Bill Shows How Racial Justice Is Good Policy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have unveiled a new bill that would effectively wipe out the payday lending industry in the United States....
16:00, 05/09/2019

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: Grab eyes Singapore banking license as regulator studies virtual banks - sources Grab, Southeast Asia's most valuable start-up, is exploring a move into Singapore banking as regulators in the Southeast Asian city-state consider allowing online-only banks, four people with knowledge of the process said....
21:16, 06/11/2019

BLOCKCHAIN IN BANKING: An inside look at four banks' early blockchain successes and failures This is a preview of the Blockchain in Banking research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Since its emergence at the start of the decade, blockchain ...
14:48, 06/29/2019

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
10:48, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Chairman and CEO William J. Brodsky to Present at 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conference, Thursday, November 18 CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc., will present at the 2010 Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking and Financial Services Conferen...
23:32, 05/01/2019

Underdogs have big day at African Cup Underdogs had a big day at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt as Uganda won on its return to the tournament after 41 years and Madagascar held Guinea to a draw on its debut on Saturday. Burundi, another African Cup first-timer, pushed mighty Nigeria...
16:48, 06/22/2019

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way fr...
10:48, 04/28/2019

VAR to be used at African Cup from quarterfinals onwards African Cup of Nations to use VAR for the first time at this year's tournament from the quarterfinals onwards        ...
12:32, 04/30/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 15 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Thursday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low ...
00:16, 05/15/2019

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
15:48, 07/08/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
16:32, 05/30/2019

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
09:00, 06/17/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
12:16, 05/26/2019

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
23:32, 05/26/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on May 17 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak we...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two wit...
19:16, 06/21/2019

African Champions League final abandoned after VAR row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
04:48, 06/01/2019

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
14:32, 06/08/2019

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Rocky the escaped African cat spotted again in Virginia FRANKLIN, Va. (AP) — The exotic African cat that escaped from its owner’s house has been spotted again in Virginia, this time more than 150 miles (240 kilometers) from its North Carolina home. The cat’s owner previously told news outlets ...
13:32, 06/21/2019

African Cup: Cameroon starts with win, Ghana upstaged Cameroon had to work hard on Tuesday to open its title defense with a win at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt and Ghana was the latest team to be upstaged by an underdog. Cameroon found it difficult to break down Guinea-Bissau until defender Yaya ...
17:48, 06/25/2019

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
04:32, 06/25/2019

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code with roots in colonial times. Ecstatic activists in the packed courtroom c...
08:48, 06/11/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
08:48, 05/28/2019

African Cup: Salah scores as Egypt sails through to last 16 Mohamed Salah scored with a trademark left-foot shot and lapped up the praise from fans as host Egypt sailed through to the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday. The Liverpool forward also set up the first goal for captain Ahmed...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
11:00, 05/26/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
14:48, 05/22/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans A new exhibit of African lions is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. Visitors will have an opportunity to see critically endangered lions. (May 17)        ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.50pm BST It’s been an exhilarating half, and the scoreline doesn’t tell the story well. Because Ugand...
13:16, 06/30/2019

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
07:16, 05/16/2019

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
17:32, 07/19/2019

Endangered African penguins hatched at San Diego Zoo African penguins are an endangered species. Their numbers have dropped by more than 60 percent in the past three decades and only 23,000 breeding pairs are known to exist....
14:32, 05/09/2019

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family stateme...
14:48, 07/08/2019

African Markets - Factors to watch on July 10 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising T...
22:16, 07/09/2019

ANC coasting to victory in South African election The African National Congress was set to easily win South Africa's election on Saturday but with a lower vote share reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remain entrenched a generation after the party took power....
02:48, 05/11/2019

Lion on the lam locked-up in South African jail A young lion captured after being on the run for almost a month spent the night in a South African police cell before being moved back to its national park home....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to have finally paid off. The team has found a small coin that apparently comes from a medieval African ci...
17:48, 05/12/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
12:48, 06/23/2019

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
10:00, 07/09/2019

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
11:00, 07/19/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
12:00, 05/30/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethio...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
15:16, 06/24/2019

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for the game, as it open...
15:48, 06/23/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
13:48, 05/31/2019

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Ber...
06:00, 06/06/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing China’s Pigs  A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in neighboring Mongolia and Vietnam, incre...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
07:16, 06/20/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. AU Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat told...
16:48, 05/06/2019

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
13:48, 07/16/2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
11:00, 06/06/2019

How Total's CEO pounced on Anadarko's African energy assets It took Total's chief executive and a small group of advisers just days to line up the French energy major's biggest acquisition in almost two decades when it agreed to buy the African assets of U.S. firm Anadarko....
06:32, 05/09/2019

African swine fever has crept from China to Europe. Will it hit the U.S.? At least 129 outbreaks have been reported since African swine fever was first identified in August, reducing the country’s hog population by 40 million and leading to the extermination of an estimated 1 million hogs, Chinese officials say. Experts be...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Zimbabwe turns up for African Cup opener after strike threat Zimbabwe players turned up for the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt on Friday after threatening to boycott because they hadn’t been paid. The strike threat raised the prospect of another major embarrassment for Afri...
13:32, 06/21/2019

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi African Cup: Relieved Nigeria squeezes past Burundi 1-0; Uganda throws up first big surprise by beating Congo 2-0       ...
13:32, 06/22/2019

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
08:16, 05/29/2019

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
14:32, 07/07/2019

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
20:16, 07/04/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
03:16, 05/18/2019

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the c...
09:48, 06/07/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday....
12:16, 05/23/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
11:16, 04/28/2019

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
05:16, 07/21/2019

Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death, giving coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the...
16:00, 06/28/2019

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Niger...
13:48, 06/30/2019

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
12:48, 06/30/2019

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
09:32, 06/07/2019

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
16:16, 05/22/2019

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. African lions live to about 14 in the wild. He was born a...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
03:16, 07/04/2019

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe at AFCON....
04:49, 07/06/2019

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
14:32, 07/05/2019

Three Britons and a South African killed in Dubai air crash Investigation launched after UK-registered light aircraft crashes near Dubai international airport Three Britons and a South African have died in a plane crash near Dubai international airport, according to the Emirati authorities.A UK-registered lig...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic. The government has issued an ultimatum to the leader of a militia group known as 3R, calling o...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Botswana Decriminalized Homosexuality. Here’s How Other African Countries Compare. Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
14:16, 06/11/2019

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
09:00, 06/19/2019

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
05:32, 07/20/2019

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time Highly contagious virus can live for months in processed meat and would have ‘devastating implications’ if passed to live pigsAfrican swine fever has been picked up in meat seized by port authorities in Northern Ireland, the first time the ASF virus ...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers. Border agents and officials in Texas and e...
11:48, 06/16/2019

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
20:32, 06/13/2019

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
04:16, 07/02/2019

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
14:16, 06/12/2019

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African presid...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
14:16, 06/18/2019

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was ...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of Congo Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece ...
18:48, 06/27/2019

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
03:32, 06/28/2019

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
05:48, 07/05/2019

Dozens of African migrants capsized off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
07:16, 07/04/2019

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
08:16, 07/03/2019

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
08:16, 07/03/2019

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, despite opposition from rival parties concerned over the caliber of nominees....
08:48, 07/02/2019

African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes Vulnerable African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. Their numbers are in decline from habitat loss, lack of prey and hunting by humans...
03:32, 07/09/2019

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
08:48, 07/07/2019

South African Sisters Describe Saudi Detention And Complain To UN Two South African sisters who were imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, initially without charge, described their ordeal on Tuesday and said they had brought a complaint to the United Nations....
23:00, 06/25/2019

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
08:48, 07/07/2019

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
18:00, 07/19/2019

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
15:00, 07/14/2019

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
00:00, 07/12/2019

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African Swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks reported by the country on June 20....
02:32, 06/21/2019

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Senegal doesn't miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania       ...
14:48, 06/23/2019

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful’s use of the racially pejorative term “boy” in describing his ability to work with...
15:48, 06/23/2019

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
16:48, 07/07/2019

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
06:32, 06/30/2019

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
07:48, 06/10/2019

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
03:32, 05/24/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
01:32, 05/14/2019

African Champions League final replay ordered over VAR issue The second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after a VAR issue led to Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca walking off in protest and Tunisian side Esperance was awarded the victory        ...
12:16, 06/05/2019

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
08:32, 05/22/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
03:32, 05/22/2019

FOCUS-How Total's CEO pounced on Anadarko's African energy assets It took Total's chief executive and a small group of advisers just days to line up the French energy major's biggest acquisition in almost two decades when it agreed to buy the African assets of U.S. firm Anadarko....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on Earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo ...
14:48, 05/21/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country's new military rulers to give up power....
08:00, 06/06/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
01:32, 06/04/2019

African Champions League final: 10-man Wydad draw 1-1 with Esperance in first leg 10-man Wydad Casablanca and holders Esperance of Tunisia draw 1-1 in the first leg of the 2019 African Champions League final in Rabat on Friday night....
08:16, 05/25/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was...
08:16, 05/25/2019

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in people...
13:32, 05/30/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
19:16, 05/30/2019

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.        ...
02:48, 05/29/2019

African Confederation Cup: Renaissance Berkane to face Zamalek in final Renaissance Berkane of Morocco and Egypt's Zamalek reach the African Confederation Cup final after aggregate wins over CS Sfaxien and Etoile du Sahel....
01:32, 05/06/2019

Tyson Sees Benefit Ahead From African Swine Fever Tyson Foods said African swine fever, a disease hitting pig populations in China, may help the company’s meat businesses as herds are culled in an effort to stop its spread....
08:48, 05/06/2019

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
11:48, 05/28/2019

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
07:16, 06/19/2019

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication....
18:48, 05/31/2019

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Af...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated w...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Yes, African-Americans Drink Bourbon. And Distillers Are Finally Catching On. Groups like the Black Bourbon Society have formed to share an appreciation of the whiskey, despite the industry’s fraught history on matters of race....
11:48, 05/20/2019

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent s...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders....
07:48, 05/10/2019

Mamelodi Sundowns retain South African title on last day of season Mamelodi Sundowns finish above Orlando Pirates to retain the South African league title after a 1-0 victory at Free State Stars on the last day of the season....
09:48, 05/11/2019

Atlantique review – African oppression meets supernatural mystery Mati Diop’s feature debut forces young Senegalese lovers to choose between love, duty and servitude, then adds a surreal twist‘Some memories are omens,” says the heroine of this intriguingly ruminative and poetic movie from Mati Diop, making her feat...
12:16, 05/16/2019

China to ban imports of pigs from Cambodia due to African swine fever China will ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Cambodia, its customs said on Monday, after the Southeast nation reported its first case of the highly-contagious disease....
01:16, 04/29/2019

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
14:48, 06/06/2019

Motor racing: F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa's Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday....
07:00, 05/16/2019

Saray Khumalo Becomes The First Black African Woman To Conquer Everest A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman....
05:00, 05/16/2019

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
01:32, 06/07/2019

African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry said on Monday, following a spate of outbreaks last month....
16:00, 05/13/2019

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
07:00, 06/10/2019

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
14:32, 06/06/2019

African elephant poaching has declined, but study warns they are still vulnerable Ivory demand has fallen, especially from Chinese markets -- the biggest driver behind poaching in Africa, according to a study that appeared in the journal Nature Communications last month. But poverty and corruption in Africa are keeping the illegal...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions Move points to effort to become platform for Islamic extremist groups after fall of ‘caliphate’ Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two attacks by militants in sub-Saharan Africa in less than 24 hours, suggesting the continent is central to ...
11:00, 06/06/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
11:48, 05/01/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
19:48, 05/18/2019

| WATCH: Burkina Faso - African dolls challenge barbie stereotype In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed Barbie dolls....
10:48, 07/04/2019

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
06:00, 06/27/2019

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexavalent vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
07:16, 07/02/2019

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant....
04:32, 05/10/2019

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
16:32, 05/28/2019

South African woman reunited with son six years after he disappeared and was tracked down 1,000 miles away Jane Daniels, a pensioner in Delft, near Cape Town, South Africa, was distraught when her mentally challenged son Denzil disappeared six years ago. When the police came up with no leads, after three years, Denzil was presumed dead - until two weeks a...
10:16, 07/02/2019

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after police torched her house, she said....
06:48, 07/05/2019

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
06:48, 05/23/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
13:16, 05/19/2019

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abortions has been linked to a 40% increase in terminat...
17:16, 06/27/2019

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
09:32, 05/28/2019

WHO sees high risk as polio breaks out in Central African Republic Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback for global efforts to eradicate the crippling disease....
04:32, 05/28/2019

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence: U.N. head Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts, and donors should back such a move, the head of the United Nations said on Wednesday....
08:00, 07/10/2019

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
20:16, 07/04/2019

Giant African Snails, once eradicated from US, confiscated from suitcase at Georgia airport Customs and Border Protection agents in Georgia seized two Giant African Snails, a species that was once eradicated in the U.S., from the luggage of someone traveling back from Nigeria. ...
06:00, 06/29/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the resumption of talks with the opposition on a transition to democracy....
16:16, 06/28/2019

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters provide the best path to improve educational opportunities for African Americans. Charter operators ...
13:48, 07/12/2019

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnerships between the UN and African Union....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Boat with dozens of African migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
09:32, 07/04/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of African swine fever was found in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with mainland China. Re...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
05:16, 07/04/2019

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
08:16, 05/29/2019

World's first woman contracts African disorder where people believe genitals are shrinking A WOMAN has been diagnosed with Koro syndrome. The condition, also known as Genital Retraction Syndrome, makes patients think their genitals are shrinking....
03:16, 07/21/2019

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of 66.        ...
22:32, 07/17/2019

Moonday Mornings: South African Bitcoin Ponzi scheme rakes in $135,000 a day It’s the start of a new week and that means it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from the weekend. 1. Local news in South Africa is reporting about a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme. It’s ...
03:16, 06/17/2019

African American duo launch 'Go back to Africa' campaign to take hatred out of slur African American duo Eric Martin and Kent Johnson have launched an online campaign to reclaim the phrase "Go back to Africa," using it to highlight the beauty of the continent...
15:00, 07/17/2019

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded t...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Frustration over South African racial disparities builds as poll nears After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government....
09:32, 05/02/2019

VAR Malfunction Turns African Champions League Final Into Protracted Shitshow After a five-day controversy that included fans protesting in the streets, the Confederation of African Football executive committee decided Wednesday that the second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed, the Associated Press re...
15:16, 06/05/2019

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
06:32, 07/17/2019

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution...
10:32, 05/28/2019

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country....
06:32, 07/17/2019

African Teen Gives Birth During High School Exam, Returns To Finish Nothing -- not even childbirth -- deterred teenager Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the exam for which she had spent the past year preparing....
23:32, 07/18/2019

South African soldiers deployed in Cape Town to help fight gangs South African soldiers were deployed to gang-ridden Cape Town suburbs on Thursday to help quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds this year and that officials have likened to a war zone, a Reuters cameraman and community activists said....
00:48, 07/19/2019

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden......
13:00, 06/13/2019

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
16:48, 06/06/2019

Central African Republic militia leader and football executive, transferred to ICC Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, the coordinator of a mainly Christian militia faction in the Central African Republic and a senior African football executive, has been transferred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to face accusations of crimes aga...
14:16, 04/28/2019

S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case A South African legal case over exchange-rate rigging is set to drag on after the anti-trust tribunal ordered the competition watchdog on Wednesday to clarify the charges it is seeking, particularly regarding foreign banks it has no jurisdiction over...
06:48, 06/12/2019

UN chief welcomes establishment of inclusive government in Central African Republic United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the establishment in the Central African Republic (CAR) of a government in line with an early February peace deal struck with more than a dozen armed groups active in the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic could cause global heparin shortage Pharmaceutical researchers are beginning to recognize the threat the African swine fever epidemic in China poses to the global supply of a critically important pork-derived product -- the anticoagulant heparin....
02:16, 05/01/2019

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Anger at corruption dents faith in South African president, ANC before poll Struggling farmer Meshack Ncongwane was a life-long supporter of South Africa's governing African National Congress, but says the party won't get his vote in parliamentary and provincial elections next week....
04:00, 05/01/2019

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
07:16, 06/13/2019

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the coming weeks, bacon sandwich eaters in Newcastle and dairy farmers in California may find their pockets hi...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an outbreak in North Korea...
23:16, 06/04/2019

Meet Triggerfish: The studio Netflix chose for its first African cartoon series On a suburban farm 20 minutes outside of Cape Town, the stories of an orphaned seal who fights sharks, a young zebra born with only half of his stripes, and a high-spirited falcon travelling to a bird city were all brought to life....
02:48, 06/04/2019

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said....
08:16, 06/22/2019

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn with military coups. A former general is heavily tipped to win the vote....
09:32, 06/22/2019

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
02:48, 07/16/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's publisher....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
21:00, 06/01/2019

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
12:48, 07/15/2019

Booker says Biden's comments on working with segregationists were 'hurtful' to many African-Americans Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said that comments made last week by former Vice President Joe Biden about working with white segregationist lawmakers during his time as a senator were “hurtful” to many African-Americans....
11:48, 06/23/2019

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture minist...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
14:32, 06/23/2019

Ex-South African President Denies Wrongdoing With Tainted Gupta Brothers Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the businessmen at the centre of an influence-peddling......
09:16, 07/15/2019

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicate -- the disease....
16:32, 05/31/2019

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to accompany The Lion King remake, entitled The Lion ...
10:00, 07/16/2019

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their homes just to play. Players are trolled for their gender, and let's not even mention the gender pay ga...
15:48, 06/20/2019

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
00:48, 06/04/2019

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments about land ownership....
08:16, 06/03/2019

Russian troops to join U.N. force in Central African Republic soon: ministry Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help stabilize the country, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian foreign ministry official as saying....
03:00, 06/03/2019

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of football in Africa"....
09:16, 06/02/2019

FIFA puts Samoura in job running African soccer amid scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
04:48, 06/20/2019

South African government tells athletics body to appeal Semenya decision "The South African government said on Monday it was \"instructing\" the country\u0027s athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Se...
10:00, 05/13/2019

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
07:00, 07/15/2019

U.N. to Malta: drop terrorism charges against African migrants accused of hijacking tanker The United Nations human rights office called on Malta on Tuesday to drop terrorism charges against three African teenage migrants arrested for hijacking a small commercial tanker that rescued their vessel off the coast of Libya....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
02:00, 05/13/2019

Factbox: South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes....
14:00, 05/01/2019

O’Rourke suggests using tax code to transfer wealth from rich whites to African-Americans Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke suggested Thursday using the tax code to address income inequity by transferring wealth from rich white residents to African-Americans....
05:32, 05/11/2019

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and gain access to state coffers....
12:16, 07/15/2019

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was found dead in the trunk of her car — has been arrested for her murder, according to new reports...
16:00, 07/16/2019

108 abused lions found with mange, nerve damage on South African farm Animal activists have discovered 108 captive lions with mange and neurological problems at Pienika Farm, a breeding site in South Africa. Shockingly, their caretaker was supposedly a member of a humane lion care organization. Twenty-seven of the abus...
14:32, 05/09/2019

The D.C. race war of 1919 — and the forgotten story of one African American girl accused of murder One hundred years ago, in the midst of a white riot, black Washingtonians fought back. Soon, a police officer was dead and a girl named Carrie Johnson was headed to trial....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
17:00, 07/13/2019

Afcon final unites two African coaches who represent the future | Jonathan Wilson Djamel Belmadi and Aliou Cissé used time in Europe to improve their sides and a tactical battle will decide fate of Algeria and SenegalChampigny-sur-Marne is a banlieue about eight miles south-east of the centre of Paris. Algeria’s coach, Djamel Belm...
11:16, 07/18/2019

Trieste half-marathon organizers spark outrage after banning African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Geraldo Rivera: Joe Biden is Democrats' 'best hope' to galvanize African-American voters Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said former Vice President Joe Biden was the "best hope" for Democrats to galvanize African-American voters in the 2020 presidential campaign....
19:00, 04/29/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
14:00, 05/23/2019

South African Woman Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 13 Lakh At Delhi Airport A South African woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport with 58 pouches of alleged drugs which were hidden between bed sheets in her luggage, a senior official said today....
13:48, 06/05/2019

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where poll...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
03:48, 06/29/2019

African Cup of Nations 2019 live stream: how to watch every football match online from anywhere First held in 1957 with just three countries taking part, the 32nd biannual African Cup of Nations will see 24 sides go for glory this year. Regardless of where you are on the planet, our guide below for getting an African Cup of Nations 2019 live st...
15:16, 06/21/2019

African Union suspends Sudan from its activities till civilian government formed The African Union's Peace and Security Council voted on Thursday to suspend Sudan from all AU activities until a civilian government has been formed....
08:00, 06/06/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- including milk....
20:16, 06/14/2019

CORRECTED-Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
09:16, 07/02/2019

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
04:48, 06/14/2019

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Lift 'unfair' ban on ivory trade, southern African leaders urge summit Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Angola and Namibia call for embargo suspension to allow sale of hugely valuable stockpilesSouthern African leaders have renewed calls for a lifting of the ban on the ivory trade as debate over the “unfair” embargo escalate...
23:32, 06/25/2019

Economic 'game changer'? African leaders launch free-trade zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
12:16, 07/07/2019

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
21:00, 06/11/2019

African migrants hoping to reach US traveling to Latin America in record numbers A record number of Africans are flying to South America and then traversing thousands of miles of highway and a treacherous tropical rainforest to reach the United States....
18:16, 07/05/2019

Small plane crashes in Dubai killing three Britons, one South African: statement A small plane crashed south of Dubai airport killing three Britons and one South African, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement on Thursday....
14:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-S.African tribunal says it can't charge foreign banks in rand-rigging case South Africa's antitrust tribunal concluded on Wednesday that it has no powers to charge foreign banks being investigated in an exchange-rate rigging case unless they have a presence in the country....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Candace Owens spars with Dr. Cornel West over the impact of socialism on African-Americans A lively debate ensued on "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday evening between conservative commentator Candace Owens and renowned Harvard philosopher Dr. Cornel West....
10:32, 06/12/2019

'There's white male bias': debating Democrat hopefuls vie for African American votes Opinion polls suggest the competition for the crucial voting bloc will be far more intense than in 2008 and 2016Dionne Whitby, a black teacher, was waiting in a school gym, an air conditioned refuge from the Florida heat, for a union meeting on the e...
05:32, 06/26/2019

Senegal vs Algeria live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 final online from anywhere A tournament of giant killings, dramatic finishes and great goals, the 2019 African Cup of Nations has lived up to all expectations. Tonight's final now has the makings of being a classic. And you can watch every kick from anywhere on Earth - wi...
09:16, 07/19/2019

Florida Lawmaker Warns That Arming Teachers Puts African-American Students at Risk The Florida House sent a measure allowing teachers to be armed to the governor after a long and emotional debate about the intersection of gun laws and race....
13:16, 05/02/2019

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday....
05:16, 06/18/2019

Watch: South African goalie blunder sparks Germany rout at Women's World Cup South African goalie Andile DIamini had a brutal error against Germany, leading to an early goal during a group clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Monday in Montpellier, France....
16:48, 06/17/2019

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
03:00, 06/17/2019

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
02:16, 06/17/2019

Tuskegee Airman recounts experience in World War II and the struggles faced by first African-American pilots Surrounding the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 94-year-old Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Harry Stewart appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the significance of being one of the first African-American army pilots in World War II....
10:00, 06/07/2019

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
02:32, 05/31/2019

Head of African women’s soccer wants action against Cameroon after behavior in World Cup loss The head of women’s soccer in Africa wants Cameroon to face punishment for the conduct of players in the Women’s World Cup loss to England.       ...
07:32, 06/24/2019

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info Mobile technology will arguably go down in history as the most successful innovation of our lifetime. Mobile devices, especially phones, are ubiquitous in large parts of the world. On the African continent, the rates of mobile phone ownership and acc...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Incredible pictures show lion undergoing cancer treatment at South African hospital A lion in South Africa has become something of an internet sensation after the animal was photographed receiving treatment for cancer at a hospital in the city of Tshwane....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuits often against poor and African American patients...
03:00, 05/16/2019

South African army descends on Cape Town to combat spiraling gang warfare South Africa is sending in the big guns to wrest back control of some of the most impoverished neighborhoods of Cape Town - announcing a three-month deployment of the army aimed at tackling spiraling gang-related violence that has claimed the lives o...
12:00, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs as part of diversification drive South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
08:16, 05/29/2019

More South African voters are expected to cross racial lines in this week’s national elections Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census. ...
11:32, 05/06/2019

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled Vietnam has culled nearly 10% of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in a statement on Tuesday....
04:16, 06/25/2019

Chris Matthews heaps praise on Biden, says he was the 'Irish guy hanging around with the African-American president' MSNBC host Chris Matthews heaped praise on Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama Tuesday and said America should seek to return to the Obama era. ...
15:32, 06/19/2019

Senegal vs Tunisia live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Senegal may be the 2019 African Cup of Nations favourites, but Tunisia have experience of winning this tournament before. It should be a very interesting semi-final and we have all the advice you need here to get a Senegal vs Tunisia live stream from...
15:48, 07/14/2019

A beloved Baton Rouge activist and founder of African American Museum discovered dead in the trunk of her car Deborah White on Facebook A beloved Baton Rouge-based activist and community leader was found dead in the trunk of her car. The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found Friday but the cause of her death is reportedly still unknown.See the rest...
01:00, 07/15/2019

When is Caster Semenya competing? South African athlete to run in Doha 800m after losing legal fight South African middle distance star Caster Semenya will take on an elite field in Doha this evening as she races over 800m for the final time before controversial new IAAF testosterone regulations come into force....
06:00, 05/03/2019

West Point's class of 2019 includes historic number of African-American women West Point also projects a record number of hispanic female graduates in the Class of 2019, which is set to include the academy's 5,000 female grad.        ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Lisa Byington And Cat Whitehill Bust Out Lazy Tropes About African Teams For Their Germany-Nigeria Commentary Commentating on live sports for a national television audience can be a herculean task, but it’s a lot easier if you decide to rely on tired racial stereotypes to fill the dead air—as Fox’s Lisa Byington and Cat Whitehill discovered on Saturday....
20:48, 06/22/2019

No White Saviors: Woman Accused of Letting African Babies Die at Fake Medical Facility in Uganda A white American missionary has been accused of posing as a doctor and running a fake medical facility in Africa where she cared for hundreds of children, many of whom did not survive her treatment....
02:00, 06/26/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

| Mexico to block migrants | Democrats eye African-American voters: WATCH the top World news videos for your Friday Mexico to send more troops to Guatemalan border as tariffs loom | Democratic hopefuls eye African American voters; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:48, 06/07/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa's Abrupt Departure Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors....
16:48, 06/12/2019

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that followed the signing of a deal signed in February, civilians continue to suffer daily acts of violen...
16:48, 06/20/2019

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder — who was discovered last week in a car trunk — planned an autopsy Monday in the "heinous" murder, as friends and lawmakers eulogized the civil rights activist as "a moth...
09:32, 07/15/2019

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
15:32, 05/21/2019

West African countries plan to hike cocoa prices, citing ‘injustice’ in chocolate industry. Can they reduce child labor? The world’s leading cocoa producers, Ghana and Ivory Coast, are joining together in an attempt to raise the commodity’s price, a move government officials say will boost farmer incomes, reduce the incidence of child labor and give West African farmer...
05:16, 07/02/2019

Occidental to sell Anadarko's African assets to Total SA for $8.8 bln if it buys Anadarko Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Sunday it entered a binding agreement to sell Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa to Total S.A for $8.8 bln if it succeeds in completing its proposal to acquire Anad...
12:16, 05/05/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
20:00, 07/12/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang province....
04:16, 05/31/2019

Athletics: South African government instructs athletics body to appeal Semenya decision The South African government said on Monday it was instructing the country's athletics governing body to appeal against the Court of Arbitration for Sport decision on female eligibility that directly affects their Olympic champion Caster Semenya....
11:32, 05/13/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
14:48, 05/31/2019

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

33 dead after man sets fire at anime studio Kyoto Animation, Japan authorities say Japanese media reports said the suspect may have set the fire at the front door, forcing people to try to find other exits at Kyoto Animation.        ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Area 51, aliens and Roswell: Why do so many people link UFOs to Area 51? A top-secret US Air Force base has become the focus of some unwanted attention after more than a million people vowed to storm it to uncover alien activity....
10:00, 07/18/2019

Samsung announces ultra-fast 12GB LPDDR5 RAM ahead of Galaxy Note 10 – but we have some bad news Samsung a few months ago launched several Galaxy S10 options including a Galaxy S10+ model that ships with as much as 12GB of RAM onboard. That seems like overkill for a smartphone, but Samsung will continue to make phones with 12GB of memory, and su...
10:00, 07/18/2019

How to Steam a Good Ham in Your Instant Pot Like many of the greatest minds of my generation, my brain has been utterly poisoned by memes. Although I’m not exactly a discerning meme consumer, I do have my favorites—and I think I’ve watched every iteration of the iconic Simpsons “Steamed Hams” ...
10:32, 07/18/2019

Did You Know Samira Wiley Was Asante Blackk's Aunt? Because They Have the Same Damn Face Samira Wiley is an auntie. Nope, not that kind—we’re not getting into that again—the Emmy winner is an actual biological auntie of a 2019 Emmy nominee....
11:32, 07/18/2019

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
11:48, 07/18/2019

It Chapter Two's New Trailer Will Give You Nightmares Pennywise is back. After giving fans a sneak peek at It Chapter Two at Comic-Con's Wednesday preview night, Warner Bros. released the trailer for all the world to see on Thursday.......
13:00, 07/18/2019

FIFA 20 trailer: First gameplay footage, Volta Football and new features revealed Another football season will soon be upon us and that means for gamers, it's time to discover the exciting new details about the upcoming FIFA 20 game....
13:32, 07/18/2019

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an array of Tehran’s international proxies....
13:32, 07/18/2019

With 2020 Corvette, GM tries again to slot motor behind driver It's an engineering challenge to drop the engine in the rear of a vehicle. GM has tried three times to sell cars with the motor behind the driver. All are viewed as failures....
15:00, 07/18/2019

Royals hold off White Sox 6-5 to sweep 4-game series Cheslor Cuthbert and Jorge Soler homered in a five-run third inning and the Kansas City Royals stayed hot Thursday, completing a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 6-5 win       ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

NPD: Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation and Xbox in June Nintendo Switch has outsold Xbox One and PlayStation 4 once again, and it is likely going to continue that streak throughout the rest of the year.Read More...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Lulu Wang nearly compromised with ‘The Farewell.’ Then she stayed true to her story. The filmmaker wanted to tell her family story for years, but struggled for creative freedom until producers heard her recall the tale on NPR's "This American Life."...
16:32, 07/18/2019

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming you into gathering information, and if you don’t make rent, you’re gonna end up on the streets. This...
17:48, 07/18/2019

A conversation with a longtime casting producer for The Real World After a few years off the air, The Real World returned last month via Facebook Watch. We sat down with Sasha Alpert, longtime casting producer for The Real World and supervising producer for the new season, to talk about recruiting for the show....
18:16, 07/18/2019

Delhi High Court Gives 4-Week Parole To 1984 Riots Convict To File Appeal The Delhi High Court Thursday granted four weeks' parole to Balwan Khokhar who, along with former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, was sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Plant-based milk may be double the price but people are drinking it up The plant-based market's biggest drivers, almond milk and soy milk, cost almost double the price of regular dairy milk for a half-gallon, according to a price check by FreshDirect. The price tag on oat milk is almost 2.5 times the cost of dairy milk....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Florida police officer rescues 2 from submerged vehicle, says 'it didn't really matter what it took' A Florida police officer credited with rescuing two passengers trapped in a submerged vehicle batted away praise for his recent heroics, saying, “When you have the opportunity to do something or save a life, you have to go in and do it.”...
20:16, 07/18/2019

Ryan Ruocco thriving as fill-in for legendary Yankees voices John Sterling returned to his usual place in the Yankees’ radio booth and had a few simple words for Ryan Ruocco. “Thank you so much for doing that, I so enjoyed my four days of rest,” Sterling told his temporary replacement. It had been 5,060 games ...
21:16, 07/18/2019

Cats movie trailer: internet reacts in horror to 'demented dream ballet' First glimpse of Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson and other stars mutated into cat-sized cats – some wearing fur coats – sparks concern for state of civilisationThe first, furry glimpses of the upcoming live action Cats remake have left viewers distress...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Behind the exhibition aiming to move Caribbean art 'away from trauma' In The Other Side of Now, 14 young artists are looking to the future of the region rather than focusing on the past“Is it possible to move Caribbean art, or art of the Caribbean diaspora, away from trauma and catastrophe?” asks María Elena Ortiz, who...
23:16, 07/18/2019

N4T Investigators: Hackers stealing money from bank accounts TUCSON – Cybercriminals are gaining access to bank accounts and stealing money. A victim from Oro Valley recently had tens of thousands of dollars stolen from a credit union account. They did not want to be identified. Police believe this man opened ...
23:32, 07/18/2019

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said....
00:32, 07/19/2019

Appeals court upholds 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction A federal appeals court on Thursday refused to overturn the conviction of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, who's serving seven years in prison for fraud....
00:32, 07/19/2019

Bayer welcomes judge's call for damages to be cut in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG on Friday welcomed a conditional ruling by a U.S. judge calling for the reduction of a $2 billion damages award to a couple by a jury who found that its glyphosate-based weed killer caused their cancer....
02:00, 07/19/2019

Instagram will kindly let you know you’ve F’ed up before banning you Instagram has just introduced a new policy that’ll notify you if your account is at risk of getting banned. The social network will let you know if it finds one of your posts problematic, and even offer a chance to appeal the ban. The company said ap...
04:00, 07/19/2019

| Elton can bury his Bok nightmare - expert Elton Jantjies should find Saturday’s conditions much more to his liking than in his tough last start for the Boks in SA, says kicking scientist Vlok Cilliers. Rob Houwing reports....
04:16, 07/19/2019

The Morning After: CG 'Cats' trailer takes a trip to the uncanny valley Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Looking for another creepy feline CGI movie trailer? We got you. We've also put together a guide for the best car-camping gear, if you're priming yourself for some weekend trips in the next few weeks....
04:32, 07/19/2019

Anti-Semitism storm will cost Labour votes in City Hall elections, Corbyn told Labour faces "serious electoral damage" in next year's City Hall elections unless the party urgently tackles anti-Semitism, Jeremy Corbyn was warned today....
05:32, 07/19/2019

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occasion, and it’s the mantra he used to turn t...
06:00, 07/19/2019

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused China of being responsible for the human rights “stain of the century” with mass detentions of Muslim...
06:32, 07/19/2019

Laura Muir in 'shape of her life' as she targets new personal best at London Anniversary Games British middle-distance star Laura Muir says she is close to her best-ever form going into this weekend's Anniversary Games, as she reaps the benefits of living as a full-time athlete....
07:00, 07/19/2019

Richard Branson cuts off SeaWorld as debate rages over captive marine mammals Another company is out of the business of bringing tourists to see whales and dolphins up close, following similar moves by Expedia, TripAdvisor and Thomas Cook....
07:16, 07/19/2019

AirAsia Pilot Suspended For Wrongly Transmitting "Hijack Code": Report Aviation regulator DGCA Friday suspended an AirAsia India pilot for a period of three months for erroneously transmitting the ''hijack code'' to the Air Traffic Services during a Delhi-Srinagar flight......
07:16, 07/19/2019

Boxer Keith Thurman on Saturday showdown with Manny Pacquiao: 'This is a legacy fight' Keith Thurman is 29-0 and holds the WBA world welterweight title. He’s just days from the biggest fight of his life – a meeting with Manny Pacquiao       ...
07:48, 07/19/2019

El Chapo seen for last time before heading to Colorado supermax prison Adios, El Chapo! Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman took in the sights of New York City one last time early Friday before he was loaded onto an NYPD helicopter and shipped off to supermax prison. The Post exclusively captured shots of the rut...
07:48, 07/19/2019

Woman who fled China speaks out about treatment at so-called vocational training camps Human rights groups say China has detained up to a million people in camps set up throughout Xinjiang, a region where Muslim Uighurs are the biggest ethnic group....
08:00, 07/19/2019

Peppa Pig just dropped her new, long-awaited album. It's no 'Baby Shark' Peppa Pig's debut album is a little too old-fashioned for these times, when kids have the cultural fluency to dance along to viral rap songs.        ...
08:00, 07/19/2019

'Where are you in this': Meghan McCain calls out Ivanka Trump after 'send her back' chant During "The View," Meghan McCain called out to President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor on her stance.        ...
08:48, 07/19/2019

It's okay to be scared of the Creepshow trailer In a statement announcing Shudder’s revival of George Romero and Stephen King’s Creepshow as an episodic TV series, showrunner/director/special effects legend Greg Nicotero enthused that the franchise would be like a “comic book come to life!” And th...
09:16, 07/19/2019

U.N. officials urge Israel against toppling Palestinian homes in West Bank Top United Nations aid officials are urging the Israeli government to dispense with plans to demolish Palestinian housing properties near East Jerusalem, a move that's already been cleared by the nation's high court....
09:48, 07/19/2019

Dan Le Batard speaks out against 'send her back' chant despite ESPN rules Putting aside ESPN's policy to avoid political subjects, Dan Le Batard spoke out against the "send her back" chants from President Trump's rally.       ...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Edition version of its new Flying Spur saloon, which includes unique design elements to mark it out from th...
11:32, 07/19/2019

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
12:00, 07/19/2019

The Guardian view on moon landings: a new race for space | Editorial The Apollo 11 mission inspired the world. What has happened in the ensuing half-century?When Neil Armstrong stepped on to the moon 50 years ago, it was down to a giant leap of political and scientific imagination. His footprints on the powdery lunar ...
12:32, 07/19/2019