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Officials Still Searching For Bodies After Deadly Mudslides In Sierra Leone

Added: 17.08.2017 21:36 | 6 views | 0 comments

Three days after mudslides killed hundreds in Sierra Leone's capital city, government officials are still searching for bodies under the rubble. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with the president's spokesman, Abdulai Bayraytay, about how the West African country is responding to the disaster.


US air strikes against al-Shabaab in Somalia leave 7 dead

Added: 17.08.2017 21:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. conducted three airstrikes against al-Shabaab in Somalia, killing seven fighters, U.S. Africa Command confirmed Thursday.


Police Arrest One Suspect After Barcelona Van Attack With 13 Dead, 50 Injured

Added: 17.08.2017 20:30 | 15 views | 0 comments

The Guardian reported that police announced one person was arrested in relation to the attack on Thursday where someone drove a white van through the busy, pedestrian area of Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain which has left at least 13 dead, and more than 50 injured. Spanish national police released one photograph of the suspect who allegedly rented the van and identified him as Driss Oukabir, but it wasn't clear if he was the suspect in custody. Guardia Civil reported that they identified one suspect thought to have hired the white Fiat van that was used in the attack with the suspect being from North Africa but in the possession of an NIE, the identity document issued to foreigners who are a...

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Model was offered cash to make Grace Mugabe assault 'go away'

Added: 17.08.2017 18:40 | 7 views | 0 comments

August 18, 2017 1:40 AM
CENTURION, South Africa (AFP) - The 20-year-old South African model that Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is alleged to have assaulted was offered cash to make potential charges "go away", a lawyer said on Thursday (Aug 17).


Zimbabwe's first lady accused of assault

Added: 17.08.2017 18:29 | 11 views | 0 comments

A South African model, who accused Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe of assault, is being represented by the lawyer who secured the murder conviction of Oscar Pistorius. (Aug. 17)


GOP Rep. Will Hurd says Trump should be "unambiguous" in opposing racism

Added: 17.08.2017 18:06 | 11 views | 0 comments

Rep. Will Hurd of Texas is one of three African-American Republicans in Congress. Hurd, a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security and the Select Committee on Intelligence, joins "CBS This Morning" from his hometown of San Antonio to discuss the outrage at President Trump's response to the deadly Charlottesville violence and how the Republican Party is broader than one individual.


Aubameyang and Omagbemi only Africans on Fifa shortlists

Added: 17.08.2017 16:00 | 6 views | 0 comments

Gabon's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nigeria women's coach Florence Omagbemi are the only Africans on the shortlists for Fifa's annual awards.


South Africa borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

Added: 17.08.2017 15:40 | 6 views | 0 comments

Police are instructed to stop Zimbabwe's first lady, accused of assault, from leaving South Africa.


Opioids overused in migraine treatment, regardless of race

Added: 17.08.2017 15:40 | 9 views | 0 comments

African-Americans are more likely to experience debilitating migraine headaches than whites, but a new study probing the issue found no evidence of racial disparities in treatment practices. Instead, researchers report a different finding that affects everyone: opioid overuse.

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US says airstrikes kill 7 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia

Added: 17.08.2017 15:35 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military says it has killed seven al-Shabab fighters in a series of airstrikes in Somalia as the Trump administration steps up efforts against the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.


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