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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....

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices

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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....
09:00, 2019-06-17

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:15, 2019-07-12

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, reported on Tuesday....
18:45, 2019-07-02

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....
16:30, 2019-06-20

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....
06:30, 2019-07-10

China says African swine fever outbreaks slowing The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped significantly this year and pig production is gradually returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid recent reports underscoring the threat of the disease....
06:45, 2019-07-04

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....
14:15, 2019-07-04

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....
23:45, 2019-07-05

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....
11:15, 2019-05-24

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....
23:15, 2019-05-30

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 outbreaks reported by the Southeast Asian nation on June 20....
13:45, 2019-06-21

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....
01:15, 2019-07-04

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....
18:30, 2019-07-02

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....
17:30, 2019-05-24

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....
23:45, 2019-07-05

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 has been detected in the UK.Officials confiscated ...
19:15, 2019-07-11

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 spreads around the globe....
19:00, 2019-07-12

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....
12:30, 2019-07-20

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....
20:00, 2019-05-28

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....
19:30, 2019-05-23

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....
14:30, 2019-06-01

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....
19:45, 2019-06-06

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 hit by developments thousands of miles away. The cul...
20:00, 2019-06-06

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....
18:30, 2019-05-29

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — 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 ministry on Friday said North Korea reported to the...
10:45, 2019-05-31

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....
14:15, 2019-07-04

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....
02:00, 2019-06-23

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....
14:15, 2019-07-17

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....
14:01, 2019-07-04

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....
23:00, 2019-06-12

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....
14:15, 2019-07-17

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....
06:00, 2019-06-12

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....
17:30, 2019-07-15

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....
13:45, 2019-05-31

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....
14:45, 2019-06-18

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....
12:45, 2019-06-17

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"....
12:30, 2019-06-12

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....
09:45, 2019-05-31

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....
00:00, 2019-06-01

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesday said workers nationwide were proceeding with ...
05:00, 2019-06-12

China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
14:45, 2019-07-16

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
18:30, 2019-07-02

Swine fever in China among risks to food markets - FAO/OECD The spread of a deadly pig disease in China that has disrupted the world's biggest pork market is one of the major risks to a well-supplied global agricultural sector, the FAO and OECD said on Monday....
03:00, 2019-07-09

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:15, 2019-06-06

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreaks hav...
16:15, 2019-06-20

Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
12:30, 2019-07-16

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to the culling of millions of pigs in China and Vietna...
03:45, 2019-06-06

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
06:15, 2019-06-30

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 million pigs....
00:30, 2019-07-01

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with the government ordering a cull of 4,700 animals....
07:15, 2019-06-01

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
09:45, 2019-05-27

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
21:45, 2019-05-23

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
13:45, 2019-05-31

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
20:45, 2019-06-13

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
08:30, 2019-07-15

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
00:45, 2019-07-03

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
10:00, 2019-05-31

Flaxseed Milk: Nutrition Facts About Non-Dairy Flax Milk And How To Make It At Home Flaxseed milk or flax milk is a low-calorie low-fat alternative for dairy milks and it may be suited for people who are looking to ditch dairy products for any reason....
13:45, 2019-05-30

World Milk Day 2019: Theme, History, Significance And Recipes Of Milk World Milk Day 2019: Today is World Milk Day, which is celebrated all over the world to mark the contributions of the dairy sector to economic development, farmers, and nutrition. This year's theme is......
10:30, 2019-06-01

Can't Decide Between Almond Milk and Soy Milk? Read On As lactose intolerant people have been shifting from cow milk/ buffalo milk to almond milk and soy milk, there is a conflict over which is the better dairy-free alternative. Almond milk and soy milk......
22:45, 2019-05-28

On World Milk Day, Know How You Should Consume Your Milk World Milk Day theme this year is "Drink Milk: Today and Every day." Loaded with nutrients like protein, Vitamin A, B1, B2, B12, and D, potassium, calcium and magnesium, milk is one of the most......
10:30, 2019-06-01

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)        ...
06:45, 2019-05-29

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.        ...
18:15, 2019-05-29

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 visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
09:01, 2019-06-04

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....
02:45, 2019-06-13

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 survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
17:30, 2019-05-21

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 with police on an anti-drug and -violence program &...
06:15, 2019-07-15

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.        ...
20:45, 2019-05-21

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 Trade, its continuing impact on the community and the...
19:00, 2019-06-19

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 also a community activist who teamed up with local...
05:15, 2019-07-16

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.        ...
01:45, 2019-07-10

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......
19:15, 2019-06-13

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...
00:15, 2019-07-18

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....
03:45, 2019-05-29

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 cite what they claim are charters’ higher test sco...
02:00, 2019-07-13

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....
03:45, 2019-07-16

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....
20:30, 2019-05-28

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....
07:00, 2019-06-02

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....
00:15, 2019-07-18

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. Ronn Jermaine Bell, who lived in one of the Loui...
23:45, 2019-07-16

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....
01:45, 2019-07-14

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....
18:00, 2019-06-07

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. ...
22:30, 2019-06-19

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 farmers a more equitable cut of global chocolate profits...
14:00, 2019-07-02

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 of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Nxivm ...
03:15, 2019-07-16

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....
03:30, 2019-06-13

Newly Discovered Photo of Harriet Tubman Now on Display at National Museum of African American History and Culture A newly discovered photo of Harriet Tubman is now on display for the first time at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The portrait offers a rare glimpse of Tubman, casually posed in a chair wearing what is described as an elegant dress that ...
17:30, 2019-05-29

| 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....
11:45, 2019-06-07

Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana. The post Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:00, 2019-06-12

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 mother of the community."...
16:45, 2019-07-15

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-06

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.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-13

‘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 other college campus. Except, perhaps, when it co...
19:45, 2019-06-11

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....
00:45, 2019-07-16

Exxon expects weak gas prices to offset gains from higher crude prices Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday that in the second quarter it expects higher oil prices and refining margins compared to the prior quarter, but the gains will be offset by lower natural gas and weaker margins in its chemicals business....
16:15, 2019-07-01

Ukrainians and Poles: Whose milk tastes better? The Polish-Ukrainian border region benefits economically from its geographical location. But people on both sides live with the traumas of history — and continue to harbor prejudices....
00:00, 2019-06-10

Lay's chips recalled over undeclared milk allergen Frito-Lay announced that it was pulling select varieties of its Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips over the possibility that it may contain an undeclared milk ingredient....
19:45, 2019-06-17

Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, tough? I’ve never seen a five or six year old that looks so likely to see you, do one of those upward nods, and say “sup, dummy.”...
20:45, 2019-07-12

Schiff: 'There’s been an epidemic of cowardice in the GOP' Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, attacked Republicans’ moral character on Thursday while continuing to temper Democrats’ calls for impeaching President Donald Trump until such proceedings are clearly “the right thing for the country.”The California Democrat told Los An...
16:30, 2019-05-31

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
15:45, 2019-06-07

Hey, let's watch Aubrey Plaza pour milk into her nostrils Few series have done more for our apparent collective need to see stars we like in sincere physical discomfort than First We Feast’s “Hot Ones,” the interview show that challenges various celebrities to answer fairly standard questions about their careers while eating increasingly spicy wings. It’s ...
00:30, 2019-06-23

Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive A drop of breast milk – enough to feed a kitten – fed one mother’s twins, but formal support for donations is under-fundedI wanted to donate breast milk even before I had my now four-month-old daughter, Gallia, whose birth has made it possible. It is she, I suppose, who is performing the act of gene...
18:45, 2019-06-29

Get 50 Paisa On Returning Used Plastic Milk Packet In Maharashtra People in Maharashtra will now get back 50 paise on returning used plastic milk pouches as the state government has issued a refundable surcharge per packet....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Mental illness: is there really a global epidemic? As the Guardian launches a series looking into the extent of the global mental health challenge, we examine the issue, how it is treated and the myths surrounding itThere are dozens of different kinds of mental illness, from common disorders that affect tens of millions of people such as depression ...
13:00, 2019-06-03

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization has declared, calling for more funds and support to close it down.The second big...
08:15, 2019-07-18

Big Dairy is trying to get teens hooked on lattes to boost milk sales Enlarge / Will coffee-flavored milk save the dairy industry? (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Amid decades-long souring of milk sales in the United States, big dairy groups have now turned to sponsoring coffee bars in high schools to help skim profits from the trendy—and milk-heavy—latte drinks popular...
01:00, 2019-07-03

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
17:00, 2019-07-07

Plant-based milk may be the 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....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Breastfeeding moms are raving about this simple hack to pump more milk Trying to increase your milk supply and fill those bottles more? Stop looking! It's science. And all you need is a baby sock.        ...
19:15, 2019-06-06

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
18:45, 2019-06-06

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social-media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram this month launched two new features on its platform meant to prevent bullying. One feature asks users who try to post offensive comments to reconsider ...
00:30, 2019-07-16

3 Synthetic Milk Plants, Supplying To 6 States, Raided In Madhya Pradesh Fifty seven people have been arrested after three factories producing "highly toxic synthetic milk" were raided in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh, the Special Task Force of the state......
10:15, 2019-07-20

2019 Indy 500: Every driver's choice of celebratory milk revealed Celebrating with a bottle of milk is one of the most famous Indy 500 traditions. Here's the type of milk each driver wants to have if he/she wins.        ...
06:45, 2019-05-23

Gabrielle Union Needed To Tell Dwyane Wade That Milk Doesn't Cost $20 After years of scheduled practices, workouts, and games, the unstructured life of retirement can be a shock for any professional athlete who decides to hang it up for the last time at the end of their season. But for some, the shock of adjusting to everyday life doesn’t have to be a bad thing, as D...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Thai vets nurture lost baby dugong with milk and sea grass BANGKOK (AP) — A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes that it can one day fend for itself. The estimated 5-month-old female dugong named “Marium” has become an internet hi...
11:45, 2019-06-14

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also minimizing the health risks and downplaying their po...
00:30, 2019-06-01

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
14:00, 2019-07-08

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
22:45, 2019-06-11

| Pakistan man murders HIV positive wife in epidemic-hit south A Pakistani man killed his HIV positive wife in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's dismal public health standards....
00:01, 2019-05-30

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic Faces of concussions: Carcillo, Lindros and NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic hockey is still confronting        ...
09:30, 2019-05-23

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling of Kim Jong-won’s apartment, barking the daily bul...
08:15, 2019-07-08

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
00:30, 2019-07-19

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
19:45, 2019-05-21

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-27

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:45, 2019-07-15

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
04:30, 2019-07-18

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
23:15, 2019-05-30

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
01:00, 2019-06-14

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
20:15, 2019-07-15

Workplace stress has reached near-epidemic levels. These 4 tips can keep you sane The demands of the modern workplace have proved to be a major pain point that ratchets up the pressure on employees and can lead to serious physical and mental health issues. Here are some simple strategies to avoid feeling stressed on the job....
04:15, 2019-06-02

Brian Cashman can’t hide frustration with Yankees’ injury epidemic LONDON — While The Cashman Report will not be released to the public, you need not have passed a bar exam to read between the lines: No exoneration. Before the Yankees and Red Sox closed the inaugural London Series on Sunday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman disclosed, in muted tones, his...
21:15, 2019-06-30

Creature comforts: has the US's emotional support animal epidemic gone too far? – video Emotional support animals, or ESAs, have exploded across the US in recent years, with rising numbers of pet owners getting their animals certified online. Unlike in the UK, ESAs have legal status in the US on a tier below traditional service animals, but the backlash has begun – with critics complai...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or......
14:45, 2019-07-06

Days After Amul, Mother Dairy Price Hike, Patanjali Launches Cheaper Milk Days after leading milk suppliers Amul and Mother Dairy each hiked milk prices by up to Rs 2 per litre, new entrant in the dairy industry Patanjali Dairy has launched its toned milk and cow butter......
18:15, 2019-05-27

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
12:30, 2019-05-24

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:15, 2019-07-15

Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US cities: Axios managing editor Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities....
03:30, 2019-07-20

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrific domestic abuse.In one incident, a man in Jakarta...
08:15, 2019-07-18

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just that morning she had been sexually abused. When her...
06:30, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 4-Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
21:15, 2019-07-15

A woman learned she had breast cancer after her son refused to feed from one of her breasts, and it's likely because the tumor made her milk taste bitter via Shutterstock From the time Joanne Carr had her son Dougie, the U.K.-based mom breastfed him with no issue, so she was surprised when, at 14 months old, Dougie refused to feed from her right breast, Yahoo UK reported. Carr decided to investigate further and did a breast self-exam, where she foun...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors flooded the US with more than 75bn opioid pills in the crucial years when the country’s epidemic of painkiller addiction and deaths surged to record levels...
16:00, 2019-07-17

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
23:15, 2019-07-17

The Honda S600 Drives Like It's Where All The Fun Comes From Let’s say you just finished canyon-carving in your Honda S2000. You enjoyed its lightweight chassis, 50-50 weight distribution and the sounds emitted from its naturally aspirated engine as that aggressive cam profile switched over, rushing to a 9,000 RPM redline. It felt good and entertaining with y...
05:30, 2019-06-19

Who – Or “What” – Drives Interest Rates? EWI's Murray Gunn explains the role of the Federal Reserve in "driving" interest rates and the economy -- you me be surprised to find out who (or what) is doing the real driving....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in......
06:30, 2019-07-11

Best external hard drives of 2019 Welcome to our guide to buying the best external hard drive or backup hard drive in 2019. When looking to buy the best external hard drive for your needs, there are quite a lot of things you need to consider - and this guide will help you.When buying the best external hard drive for your needs, you ...
15:15, 2019-06-28

Pillar drives in 5 as Giants top Diamondbacks 10-4 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Pillar had four hits including a homer and drove in five runs, Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 on Sunday. Buster Posey had three hits including a double for the Giants, who split the four-game ...
01:45, 2019-07-01

Indian Cooking Hacks: Keep These Tips Handy While Cooking With Milk Milk is delicious and creamy and it's this quality of this nutritious beverage that makes it so popular. However, it is also extremely perishable and you may want to use it with caution....
17:00, 2019-06-29

Want to drink blue milk like Luke Skywalker? At Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge you can, but shouldn't Ahead of the opening of Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, we sampled foods including blue milk. Surprise: It does not taste milky.        ...
04:00, 2019-05-30

Best external hard drives for Macs in 2019 In this guide to the best external hard drives for Macs, we look at the top devices for plugging in and expanding the storage space of your Mac or MacBook.While there's a lot to love about Macs, iMacs and MacBooks, they are also tricky to manually upgrade, which means if you run out of space, i...
15:15, 2019-06-28

Best hard drives 2019: the top HDD for desktops and laptops The best hard drives won’t be anywhere near as fast as the best SSDs. However, they’re got their advantages as well, so it might be a great idea to buy one on Amazon Prime Day. For example, the best hard drives are so much more affordable and capacious. Plus, a good hard drive can be u...
01:00, 2019-07-16

Best SSDs 2019: the top solid-state drives for your PC For years, we’ve been stuck with buying hard drives, rather than SSDs, whenever we needed more storage, and they haven’t aged too well. Fortunately, the best SSDs are more affordable than ever, and we don’t need to rely on those old clunkers. The best SSDs are here to free you f...
22:45, 2019-06-17

How a 25-year-old hairstylist drives a six-figure Mercedes A hairstylist shares his journey for making extraordinary money in his 20s by building a brand via Instagram and co-owning a salon in metro Detroit.       ...
04:30, 2019-06-18

Volvo's SUV growth drives record sales Continued success of XC60 and XC40 SUVs lead firm to record sales, despite struggles of global car market Volvo has recorded record sales in the first half of 2019, with the success of its SUV range helping the firm sell 340,286 cars – including strong growth in the UK market. The Swedish firm’s gl...
08:30, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
02:45, 2019-07-11

Why Siberia Drives on the Wrong Side of the Road It’s the early 1990s. A Toyota Sprinter is wedged half-way onto a cargo ship. Its rear axle floats in the air, hovering above the Sea of Japan. A few dozen more second-hand cars from Japan are stuffed onto the vessel, some more precariously than others....
23:15, 2019-07-10

Technology Drives Deals Because No One Wants to Be the Next Blockbuster Video Fiat Chrysler‘s pursuit of a merger with Renault is the latest deal motivated by corporate executives’ desire to avoid becoming the next Blockbuster Video....
07:45, 2019-05-30

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that......
15:45, 2019-06-04

MLB roundup: Trout drives in 6 in Angels' combined no-hitter In their first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs' recent death, Taylor Cole and Felix Pena teamed for the 13th combined no-hitter in major league history as the Los Angeles Angels earned a 13-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners Friday night in Anaheim, Calif....
13:00, 2019-07-13

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urging the company to consider putting itself up for ...
14:45, 2019-06-14

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Meadows delivered the big blow in a six-run third inning ag...
05:45, 2019-05-31

McMahon drives in 3, Rockies rally past Diamondbacks 6-4 Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Colorado Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
07:30, 2019-06-20

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just make for one enormous traffic jam.  But if those ca...
17:30, 2019-05-21

Best portable SSD of 2019: top external solid state drives Welcome to TechRadar’s guide of the best portable SSDs on the market right now. We’re going to dive into all the most dependable portable SSDs that combine speed, capacity and mobility to ensure that you can safely keep all your important files during your travels.Just like any other o...
15:45, 2019-06-12

What Would Kate Spade Do? The Question Drives the Company She Left Behind A year after the designer’s suicide, her Frances Valentine line channels her tastes—and mines her closet—for inspiration. The brand’s future hinges on whether it can move beyond being a niche label and establish its identity based on a creator in absentia....
18:15, 2019-05-31

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6 WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington’s four-run rally with two outs in Caleb Smith’s third and final inning, ...
00:00, 2019-05-27

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says two upset girls told officers late Monday that a fami...
20:30, 2019-06-18

The new iPadOS supports USB sticks and external hard drives Apple's enhancements to its venerable iPad family of tablets didn't end up with the brand new iPadOS that introduces plenty of features that aid multitasking, moving the iPad one step closer to being an actually decent laptop replacement.Tucked withing the new iPadOS is one small feature, one giant ...
13:01, 2019-06-04

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win. “I’ll take exactly that again tomorr...
04:00, 2019-06-09

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Florida driver accidentally drives into a pool, report says A driver in Sarasota, Fla., accidentally hit the gas instead of breaks on Thursday and ended up finding a parking spot on the bottom of a residential pool, reports said....
10:15, 2019-06-24

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yards....
15:15, 2019-06-14

The 5 best components of Computex 2019: the coolest chips and drives We’ve been in Taiwan at Computex 2019, checking out what tech companies envision for the future of computing gadgets. There, manufacturers have shown off new laptops, monitors, desktop computers and, most importantly, a whole host of components that can go inside.With so many new components a...
21:15, 2019-05-31

This retiree drives underprivileged college students home from school A selfless 76-year-old retiree in upstate New York is dedicating his golden years to paying it forward — driving thousands of miles to bring low-income college students home from school. Paul Goetchius is a driver for On Point for College, a Syracuse-based nonprofit that serves underprivileged colle...
02:15, 2019-05-25

Devers hits solo shot, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Jays 5-4 Rafael Devers hit a solo homer and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodríguez pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox sent Toronto's Aaron Sanchez to his 13th straight loss, beating the Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday night....
06:45, 2019-07-18

Cabrera drives in 5 runs, Tigers end home losing streak Miguel Cabrera had a grand slam among his three hits as the Detroit Tigers snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays        ...
05:30, 2019-06-05

English drives in 5 runs as Georgia Tech tops Rattlers 13-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Tristin English drove in five runs on four hits, Amos Willingham allowed only two runs in six innings and host Georgia Tech beat Florida A&M 13-2 in NCAA regional action on Friday night. Georgia Tech (42-17) will play Auburn on Saturday night. Florida A&M (27-33) will play Coastal Car...
05:15, 2019-06-01

Man drives at least 30 miles seemingly fast asleep at the wheel of his Tesla Police in Southern California are looking for a Tesla driver who was filmed apparently getting some beauty sleep on a busy highway.Tesla's offers two self-driving options to take over mundane tasks: Autopilot and Full Self Driving. With Autopilot, the car can steer, accelerate and brake for oth...
12:30, 2019-06-18

What drives Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete to rescue migrants? Carola Rackete has been lauded as a heroine and decried a criminal for the aid she has given to asylum-seekers stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. What drives the 31-year-old German captain of the Sea-Watch rescue boat?...
04:00, 2019-06-30

Best USB flash drives of 2019: Memory sticks for all your data storage needs Buying the best USB flash drives for your needs is a necessary purchase, no matter how you're using your gear, and we're here to help. In this list for the best options, we look at USB flash drives that offer you safe and secure, portable storage for your important files. Find the best dea...
02:00, 2019-07-06

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger since April: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 people to seek safety in neighbouring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
11:45, 2019-05-28

Inner Circle: How a hi-tech truck drives PGA Tour golfer to success Harris English gives USA TODAY Sports and Golfweek a behind-the-scenes look at the hi-tech tractor trailer that helps give him an edge while on tour.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-10

Soler homers, drives in 2 as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6 TORONTO (AP) — Jorge Soler and the Kansas City Royals took an early blow but kept on fighting. Soler bounced back after losing a ball in the sun with a homer and two RBIs, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and the Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Sunday. So...
01:45, 2019-07-01

Technology drives Singapore's ranking as most competitive economy, knocking off US Advanced technological infrastructure and favourable immigration laws are amongst key factors that helped propel Singapore to pole position this year as the world's most competitive economy, toppling the US economy, which was dragged down by weaker hi-tech exports....
16:45, 2019-05-29

Police: Mom drives into Michigan river with twin daughters, all 3 dead Authorities say they've found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river. (June 18)        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

BMW affirms target to hike sales as China drives May deliveries German luxury carmaker BMW affirmed its target to increase sales this year after group sales rose by 3.2% in May year-on-year, driven by strong demand from mainland China....
14:00, 2019-06-13

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
12:45, 2019-07-16

8 killed, 16 injured in China as falling boulder drives tour bus off road Eight people were killed and 16 were injured after their tour bus was hit by a falling boulder in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said....
11:45, 2019-07-12

Seagate’s compact, budget hard drives are perfect for backing up data on the go If you need to back up your data for work, school, or play, there are loads of hard drives out there waiting to be filled to the brim with your precious files. And I’ve got some good news for you: they’re getting cheaper and smaller – like Seagate’s offerings for 2019. The new Backup Plus Slim is co...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
08:01, 2019-06-09

Smoke Shop Smashed: Intoxicated Driver Slowly Drives Through Store An Oklahoma woman was arrested Tuesday after she was caught on camera driving her car through a medical marijuana dispensary. Leslie Peake, 57, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Ziggyz Cannabis store manager Chase Uhl was in the back watching the surveillance video as the car sl...
05:15, 2019-06-13

Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick drives ball off tee hanging out of caddie's mouth Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick is among the former celebrities and athletes taking part in the American Century Championship this weekend in Lake Tahoe....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Philly Is the City of Brotherly Love Unless Your Brother Drives an Orange Car Apparently Now, I know nothing here is close to the sorts of discrimination people suffer every day based on their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or whatever, but this is still absolutely maddening and completely inane. Here’s the deal: there’s a man with an orange 2007 Volkswagen GTI, and he’s be...
19:45, 2019-06-07

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays Marco Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader       ...
04:30, 2019-06-09

Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce’s $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau Salesforce’s deal to buy the business tools maker Tableau, its largest ever acquisition, was pushed by the need to make business information understandable....
00:30, 2019-06-11

Hollywood film franchise fatigue drives down global ticket sales Cinemagoers spent almost $19bn in first six months of the year, down from $20.2bn in 2018The global box office has so far failed to sizzle this summer, with ticket sales down 6% in the first half of 2019 as misfiring Hollywood sequels give cinemagoers a case of franchise fatigue.Film fans spent almo...
16:30, 2019-07-05

How Star Trek’s warp drives touch on one of physics' biggest mysteries Star Trek’s light speed engines may not be possible in our universe, but we are learning more about the particles that fuel them, says Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
04:00, 2019-06-13

Stand-Ins, Push-Ups and Long Drives: How the 2020 Field Is Preparing for the Debates The debates on Wednesday and Thursday nights may represent the best — and for some, the only — opportunity to stand out in an enormous primary field....
10:00, 2019-06-24

Golf: Dream start drives Diaz to John Deere lead Mexico's Roberto Diaz holed a 100-yard wedge shot for eagle at his first hole and never looked back as he fired a flawless nine-under-par 62 and grabbed a two-stroke lead after the first round at the John Deere Classic in Illinois on Thursday....
09:15, 2019-07-12

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
11:15, 2019-05-22

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever dream” turns up in literature and popular cu...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Marine 'gold rush': demand for shark fin soup drives decimation of fish Finning is still rampant in many countries due to diners’ appetite for the delicacy, despite attempts to shut down the tradeA rising demand for shark fin soup is wiping out more than 73 million sharks every year, fuelling a practice labelled the marine “gold rush”.Finning, when a shark’s fin is slic...
18:15, 2019-06-04

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
02:00, 2019-06-20

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night. After Toronto walked Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez on four pitches with the bases loaded, Chirinos c...
05:45, 2019-06-15

Police: 3 bodies found after mother drives car, twin daughters into Michigan river Family members notified police that a woman drove her vehicle with two children inside into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

J&J analyst day drives focus on drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby powder....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Novak Djokovic: Fight with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be world No1 drives us on Novak Djokovic says the competition between himself, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be the best in the world is driving their dominance of men's tennis....
14:30, 2019-07-09

Unwelcome guests: moped riders protest as Amsterdam drives them from bike lanes Dutch capital steps its pro-cycling reputation up a gear with new regulations – and not everyone is happyConvoys of mopeds speed down Amsterdam’s bike lanes, beeping their horns and flouting their bare heads. This isn’t some strange Dutch festival, though. These were protests from some of the thousa...
11:45, 2019-06-04

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
01:15, 2019-06-20

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
15:30, 2019-05-30

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ Trump said his order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. He said the threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
22:30, 2019-07-15

Achonwa leads Fever to 79-64 win over Wings INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natalie Achonwa had 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to help the Indiana Fever beat the Dallas Wings 79-64 on Friday night. Kelsey Mitchell, Tiffany Mitchell and Candice Dupree each scored 14 points for the Fever. Dupree added 11 rebounds, giving Indiana two players with a...
05:45, 2019-06-08

Quigley scores 18; Sky win 3rd straight, 70-64 over Fever INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 18 points and the Chicago Sky won their third straight game with a 70-64 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night. Cheyenne Parker added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Courtney Vandersloot had nine points and eight assists. The Sky (4-2) earned their f...
04:15, 2019-06-16

How 'Stranger Things' Whipped Up '80s Fever ‘Stranger Things,’ returning to Netflix July 4, has stoked ’80s nostalgia even among viewers born long after the decade of scrunchies and shopping malls....
06:15, 2019-07-01

iPadOS, coming “this fall”: Thumb drives, more gestures, “desktop-class” browsing [Updated] Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) In addition to expected updates to WatchOS and iOS, Apple's Monday WWDC keynote included an announcement of a new iOS fork: iPadOS. This new updated OS focuses squarely on the larger-screen capabilities of iPads—though Apple didn't confirm which iPad models will be su...
01:45, 2019-06-04

Griner scores 23 points, Mercury hit 10 3s in win over Fever PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 23 points, Leilani Mitchell had 18 points and 11 assists for her first career double-double and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 91-69 on Friday night. Griner had 17 points in the first half to help build a 50-38 lead, and Phoenix (4-5) opened the four...
07:45, 2019-06-29

Jones scores 25, leads Sun past Fever 88-77 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 25 points and Jasmine Thomas added 16 to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 88-77 on Tuesday night. Jones scored 14 first-half points to help the Sun build a 40-37 lead at the break. Connecticut opened the third on a 19-9 spurt to take the f...
04:15, 2019-05-29

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
16:45, 2019-05-21

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, whose last name was not revealed during a press conference with her doctor and mother, has eczema on her hands, which may have contributed to her infectio...
01:30, 2019-06-05

Wheeler has 28 points, 8 assists to help Fever beat Sky Erica Wheeler had 28 points and eight assists, rookie Teaira McCowan added 10 points and 13 boards and the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 76-69       ...
04:45, 2019-06-22

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
18:30, 2019-05-27

Fever beat Wings 76-56, match win total from last season Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 points, Erica Wheeler had 11 points, six rebounds and seven assists and the Indiana Fever beat the Dallas Wings 76-56       ...
05:30, 2019-07-06

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
17:00, 2019-06-17

No election fever in Romanian village thriving with EU funds LUNCAVITA, Romania (AP) — In 2014, the Romanian village of Luncavita had one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country for the European Parliament election — all of 19.3%. But the southeastern village has increasingly figured out how to draw in exceptional amounts of European Union money for devel...
13:45, 2019-05-24

McCowan’s layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Trailing by one after Tina Charles made two free throws with seven seconds left, Candice Dupree drove the lane and dished...
04:30, 2019-05-25

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the wake of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman – which the US blames on Iran, though questions ...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to contain outbreaks...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
10:45, 2019-07-16

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a whole new meaning....
17:15, 2019-06-10

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominant first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87 on Sunday. Griner and former Indiana point guard Briann January both had 14 in the first half when the Mercury took a 53-28 lead at the h...
07:15, 2019-06-10

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was in 2011 when there were 16,000 cases reported to t...
18:00, 2019-07-17

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for more than two decades....
18:15, 2019-06-19

Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional. The post Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:30, 2019-05-22

Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
03:45, 2019-06-19

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
15:30, 2019-06-19

Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, for the Storm (4-3), who had a double-figure lead l...
03:45, 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectWith the biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicking off at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday, the head of the local organising commit...
04:00, 2019-06-07

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
20:01, 2019-06-27

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of rich oilfields that funded government largesse for ...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
23:30, 2019-06-03

A’ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 102-97 on Saturday night. The Aces (7-5) took the lead for good at 95-94 on Cambage’s basket with 1:34 left in overtime. Camba...
10:15, 2019-06-30

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, national-team games packing stadiums, France shirts selli...
22:15, 2019-06-16

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams        ...
05:30, 2019-05-25

Candice Dupree scores 20 points, Fever beat winless Wings ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 20 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the winless Dallas Wings 76-72 on Thursday night. Kelsey Mitchell added 18 points for Indiana (4-3). The Fever also beat the Wings on Friday night in Indianapolis Kayla Thornton led the short-handed Wings (0-5) wi...
07:00, 2019-06-14

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer living in rural India, borrowed money to take her to hospital....
13:45, 2019-06-21

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
08:45, 2019-05-30

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
21:45, 2019-07-17

The Warm-Up: Hazard Fever hits Madrid, but fans chant for Mbappe "Eden Hazard draws a crowd of 50,000 to the Bernabeu, but are they satisfied? Meanwhile, Phil Neville gets stuck into some spectacular World Cup beef."...
11:45, 2019-06-14

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sweltering heat with the tactility of dog's breath had come over Houston when Raja Chari reported to the Johnson Space Center. Just shy of his 40th birth...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy agriculture minister said....
23:15, 2019-07-04

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever over Liberty in opener Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener        ...
19:00, 2019-05-25

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was ‘a ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which both became films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from start to finish” which ended in flames with Harvey Weinstein.The ...
13:00, 2019-05-29

Today we're reminded that the singing Quiznos rats were real and not a collective fever dream There you are. It’s 2003. You’re chilling on your parent’s couch, flipping channels because you don’t have the luxury of Netflix or Hulu. You settle on a show, hunker down, and, all of a sudden, you’re confronted with the creepiest creatures you’ve ever seen, singing and playing guitar in front of a...
23:15, 2019-06-17

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wednesday....
05:15, 2019-07-13

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
03:00, 2019-07-19

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe catch lighthouse fever in a new nightmare from the director of The Witch Controversy, like long lines and coffee breath, is inevitable at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, Lars von Trier supplied the lions’ share of it, as is his wont. This year, it comes from Quentin Tarantino, who may or may not dramatize Sharon Tate’s murder in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (I’ll f...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
01:30, 2019-06-18

Tesla’s new autopilot update drives like a ‘kid behind the wheel for the very first time’ Consumer Reports' review is in and it doesn’t look good for Tesla owners hoping for a hands-off driving experience. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
01:15, 2019-05-24

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?...
20:15, 2019-05-21

World-renowned cancer specialist praised by Prince William died of rare reaction to yellow fever jab, inquest finds A world-renowned cancer specialist hailed as a "pioneer" by Prince William died of a rare complication from a yellow fever vaccination, an inquest has found....
16:30, 2019-05-28

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 land is currently underutilized. Crop yields could...
05:45, 2019-05-31

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....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Madagascar in last 8 as African Cup fairytale debut goes on Madagascar beat Congo 4-2 in a penalty shootout to ensure its fairytale debut at the African Cup of Nations continued as it advanced to the quarterfinals       ...
22:15, 2019-07-07

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....
13:45, 2019-05-27

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....
17:00, 2019-07-08

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....
00:45, 2019-06-18

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....
18:01, 2019-05-26

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 statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
00:30, 2019-07-09

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 9.30pm BST Uganda substitution: Odongkara on, Onyango off. The first-choice goalkeeper leaves on a stretcher. It’s still not clear what happened him: it ...
22:45, 2019-06-30

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 Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wonder...
09:30, 2019-07-10

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...
21:45, 2019-05-28

Benin knocks out Morocco on penalties at African Cup Benin started the African Cup of Nations knockout stages with a major upset, beating Morocco in a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals       ...
21:30, 2019-07-05

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....
04:15, 2019-07-20

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)....
13:45, 2019-06-20

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."...
15:45, 2019-05-21

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....
21:45, 2019-06-08

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 seek out or receive these important services, a U...
02:00, 2019-05-23

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 his pet, Rocky, escaped from his coastal North Car...
22:15, 2019-06-21

| 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....
19:15, 2019-06-27

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
18:30, 2019-05-23

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....
20:30, 2019-05-26

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 cheered the unanimous decision, which came less tha...
18:45, 2019-06-11

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch the 10 best game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
17:15, 2019-06-17

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch these 10 game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
19:30, 2019-06-16

| 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....
14:30, 2019-07-06

| 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....
03:30, 2019-05-23

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....
22:00, 2019-07-07

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....
19:30, 2019-06-27

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....
16:45, 2019-07-21

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 one of the few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethiopia and Rwanda last year. Ramaphosa cut the cabi...
20:30, 2019-05-30

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 at the zoo in 2003 and raised by the staff after hi...
05:45, 2019-05-23

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. Nigeria had already qualified for the knockout stages b...
22:30, 2019-06-30

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 first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
15:45, 2019-05-31

Sadio Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on Thursday. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili’s goal early in the second half of the Group C game in Cairo. That put Algeria through to the...
00:45, 2019-06-28

| 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....
23:30, 2019-05-31

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 Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
16:15, 2019-05-21

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....
17:30, 2019-06-07

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part of Facebook looking to redeem itself and act proa...
14:45, 2019-05-24

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....
01:00, 2019-07-17

Senegal tops Uganda 1-0, will meet Benin in African Cup Sadio Mane sent Senegal into the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations, where it will meet a Benin team that dumped out Morocco to start the knockout stages with a major upset       ...
00:15, 2019-07-06

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 corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

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 continent to new heights...
12:30, 2019-06-07

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....
18:45, 2019-07-19

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 African soccer at the end of one of its worst weeks. T...
22:15, 2019-06-21

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....
03:30, 2019-07-01

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....
20:01, 2019-05-30

| PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on Friday, September 27....
17:30, 2019-07-17

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        ...
20:00, 2019-07-03

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....
21:30, 2019-05-23

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."...
18:45, 2019-07-17

Ramaphosa heralds '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 at a defining moment in its history.“It is time f...
16:00, 2019-05-25

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....
19:00, 2019-07-07

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....
16:45, 2019-06-10

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 even in Maine are scrambling to absorb them. Mexico...
20:00, 2019-06-16

| 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....
10:15, 2019-06-07

| 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....
05:00, 2019-06-15

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....
22:00, 2019-07-07

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        ...
21:15, 2019-06-05

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 trade alive....
20:30, 2019-06-06

African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was 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....
21:15, 2019-06-06

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involved the poaching of some three dozen endangered rhin...
02:15, 2019-06-14

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....
07:30, 2019-07-08

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict "Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya\u0027s appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication."...
11:45, 2019-06-01

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 Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
13:30, 2019-06-01

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....
15:45, 2019-06-06

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...
11:30, 2019-07-09

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 segregationist senators in the past was “hu...
22:15, 2019-06-23

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 of gross exploitation of a local populace all to y...
01:45, 2019-06-28

| 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....
13:30, 2019-06-19

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....
16:45, 2019-05-22

| 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....
14:45, 2019-06-10

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....
18:15, 2019-05-28

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....
16:45, 2019-07-03

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, a week after he requested a postponement to address accusations he had brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
10:45, 2019-05-28

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....
20:01, 2019-06-27

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 with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of ...
02:00, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-South African subsidiary of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants, an increase of over 25 percent, to add an extra shift and raise production....
13:45, 2019-07-17

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....
17:30, 2019-06-21

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....
15:15, 2019-05-25

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       ...
22:15, 2019-06-23

| 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....
16:45, 2019-06-28

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 first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
01:15, 2019-05-31

| 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....
17:30, 2019-06-30

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 Miami when a cable attached to a solid metal......
21:00, 2019-05-21

Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-05-28

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, 2019-07-19

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....
21:30, 2019-06-18

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...
20:45, 2019-05-30

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 president, Cyril Ramaphosa, signed off last week on the ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

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....
14:30, 2019-07-05

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 gap....
03:15, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Go-slow at port hits South African car and commodity exports A go-slow by workers at a major South African port is hitting exports of cars and other commodities, the country's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Thursday....
18:15, 2019-07-11

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) Conference, which took place in New York....
15:30, 2019-05-21

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....
16:15, 2019-05-21

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....
16:00, 2019-06-03

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....
18:45, 2019-06-27

Woman develops African disorder where people believe genitals are shrinking in world first A WOMAN has been diagnosed with Koro syndrome. The condition, also known as Genital Retraction Syndrome, makes patients think their genitals are shrinking....
13:30, 2019-07-21

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....
13:15, 2019-06-22

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 King: The Gift, to be released on Friday. The albu...
21:00, 2019-07-16

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports....
01:30, 2019-06-04

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 ago....
23:45, 2019-07-02

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....
09:30, 2019-06-04

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....
20:15, 2019-06-23

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....
05:15, 2019-05-25

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....
16:15, 2019-06-04

South African court finds Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt....
11:45, 2019-07-12

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....
18:30, 2019-07-02

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....
05:15, 2019-06-29

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"....
19:30, 2019-06-02

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....
03:30, 2019-07-19

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.        ...
09:00, 2019-07-18

| 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....
13:45, 2019-07-04

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....
21:30, 2019-07-10

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 Africa. Old Mutual Insure, a pan-African insurance f...
12:45, 2019-06-13

South African Minister Gordhan challenges public protector report South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the country's anti-corruption watchdog that instructed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take unspecified disciplinary action against Gordhan....
21:30, 2019-07-10

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
12:15, 2019-07-19

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....
04:30, 2019-07-16

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 terminations in African countries that depend on American ...
05:30, 2019-06-28

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 reports....
02:45, 2019-06-06

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 to Esperance of Tunisia when Wydad Casablanca left ...
01:45, 2019-06-06

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....
17:30, 2019-07-04

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. ...
17:00, 2019-06-29

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......
17:00, 2019-07-15

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....
15:30, 2019-05-28

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....
20:45, 2019-06-12

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 Belmadi, was born there; Senegal’s coach, Aliou Cissé,...
05:15, 2019-07-19

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....
14:45, 2019-05-24

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....
15:45, 2019-06-06

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....
20:30, 2019-06-05

African migrants hoping to reach US traveling to Latin America in record numbers A record number of fellow Africans are flying to South America and then traversing thousands of miles of highway and a treacherous tropical rainforest to reach the United States....
23:45, 2019-07-05

Maine Needed New, Young Residents. African Migrants Began Arriving by the Dozens. 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....
04:30, 2019-06-24

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....
13:30, 2019-06-29

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 also goes by “Kampala Man”; and Amara Cherif, 54,...
12:30, 2019-06-14

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....
18:30, 2019-07-02

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....
19:30, 2019-07-07

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 pollution-related sicknesses are already a reality....
19:30, 2019-05-24

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 stream will ensure you don’t miss a kick.Nota...
21:45, 2019-06-21

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....
05:00, 2019-06-15

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....
05:01, 2019-07-16

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 - with this dedicated Senegal vs Algeria live stream g...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Presidential panel submits long-delayed report on South African land reform A panel of experts appointed by President Cyril Ramaphosa to advise South Africa's government on how to resolve the issue of land reform, restitution and redistribution handed in its final report on Tuesday, the presidency said....
20:45, 2019-06-11

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 of more than 1,500 this year so far....
23:00, 2019-07-12

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....
21:00, 2019-06-17

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 pretty much anywhere on Earth.Despite a blip agai...
03:30, 2019-07-15

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 attend the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa....
19:15, 2019-05-21

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....
02:30, 2019-06-23

Drug Prices Will Soon Appear in Many TV Ads A Trump administration change will require TV ads for prescription drugs covered by Medicare or Medicaid to include the list price if it is over $35....
22:30, 2019-06-13

Oil prices won't hit $80 unless there's a war, says investor Bob Doll of Nuveen says there's a lid on oil prices because of global GDP is "struggling" to advance and there's excess supply from the U.S....
10:15, 2019-06-24

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 violence, the top UN official in the country told the Se...
06:00, 2019-06-21

Jet Fuel Prices Reduced By Nearly 6% State-owned fuel retailers revise rates of ATF on 1st of every month based on average international oil rate and rupee-US dollar exchange rate in the preceding month...
13:45, 2019-07-01

US consumer prices edged up 0.1% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity and used cars. The Labor Department says that the consumer price index rose 1.8% during the past year. Excluding the volatile food and energy categories, core pri...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Persian Puzzle for Oil Prices On the one hand, the White House has to be pleased about the oil market’s mild reaction to a series of incidents this week involving Iran. On a deeper level, though, it should be concerned....
22:00, 2019-07-19

Trump, Oil Prices, and Trendlines To explain the big price move in crude oil, "Tricked" sounds more interesting than "trendline break." Even so -- the real question is, did the market tip its hand before the big move? See the answer for yourself in Chart of the Day....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processing capacity. Energy companies shut down and evacuat...
21:00, 2019-07-13

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....
00:45, 2019-05-22

Oil Prices: Here’s Why “Supply and Demand are Meaningless” News stories say supply drives price, but it works the other way around. Changes in supply and demand are better explained by changes in price. See this in Chart of the Day....
15:45, 2019-05-21