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AFRICA

Museveni calls for end to torture

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has called on the security forces to stop torturing suspected criminals, if they...

Uganda bans Dutch film for ‘glorifying homosexuality’

Uganda's censorship board has banned a Dutch film, The Dinner Club, after accusing it of "glorifying homosexuality"...

NIGERIA

South Korea’s first Korean-Nigerian ‘black’ model

-- A Korean-Nigerian model faces the legacy of discrimination against "mixed blood" Koreans amid shifting demograph...

Femi Kuti breaks saxophone world record

A week after just missing out on the world record Nigerian musician Femi Kuti can now claim the title of the person...

SOUTH AFRICA

Boyfriend charged in South Africa court for the murder of Karabo Mokoena

The man believed to be the boyfriend of a 22-year-old woman, whose killing has shocked South Africa, has been charg...

Bus overturns leaving approximately 70 children injured.

  At least 70 children have sustained minor injuries after a morning accident after the bus they were travelli...

CAMEROON

In Cameroon – success has no face – it is masked.

  HOW THEY KILLED TALENT: They will like you when you are poor - they will come to your aid - they will want t...

Côte d’Ivoire Wants to Learn From Cameroon Senate

  The country's Minister of State for Political Dialogue and Relations with Institutions is on a working visit...

KENYA

Tanzania Sugar Being Smuggled to Kenya: The Spillover Effect.

    A shortage of sugar in Kenya has pushed up prices for the commodity in the neighboring country, creat...

Kenyan pupils protest against school demolition

Schoolchildren have blocked a major road with their desks in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to protest against demolitio...

USA & CANADA

White supremacy’s inferiority complex

-- White supremacy has been a useful tool to control the anger of the poor and vulnerable.  -- Khaled Diab is an aw...

A history of American lynchings

A soil collection project is commemorating the forgotten victims of lynching and helping to tell their stories. Rut...

UNITED KINGDOM

FRANCE

GERMANY

RUSSIA

ASIA PACIFIC

South Korea’s first Korean-Nigerian ‘black’ model

-- A Korean-Nigerian model faces the legacy of discrimination against "mixed blood" Koreans amid shifting demo...

LATIN AMERICA

Thousands flee violence and hunger in Venezuela, seeking asylum in the United States

Emilio Osorio Alvarez, Universidad Central de Venezuela This article (originally published with the title “‘Ar...

MIDDLE EAST

Iranians vote in presidential election: Rouhani or Raisi?

First vote since landmark nuclear deal is seen as a tight race between President Hassan Rouhani and Ebrahim Raisi....

Israel accused of ‘killing children with impunity’: Fatima Hjeiji: Seventh child killed by Israel in 2017

-- A gifted mathematics student, Hjeij’s family do not believe the Israeli police's version of what happened. . Occ...

CARIBBEANS

ACADEMIC MEDIA

A history of American lynchings

A soil collection project is commemorating the forgotten victims of lynching and helping to tell their stories. Rut...

Kenyan pupils protest against school demolition

Schoolchildren have blocked a major road with their desks in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, to protest against demolitio...

FRANCAIS

Création d’emplois: Kribi tient déjà ses promesses

Plus de 4000 postes immédiats sont à pourvoir dans les entreprises qui s’installent dans la ville. Et les dema...

PORTUGUES

ESPANOL

SWAHILI

Ujerumani yamgusia Waziri wa Uingereza

Ujerumani imesema kuchaguliwa kwa Boris Johnson kuwa Waziri wa Mambo ya Nje wa Uingereza ni msimamo wa nchi hi...

SCOLARSHIPS

SPORTS

BUSINESS

Tanzania Sugar Being Smuggled to Kenya: The Spillover Effect.

    A shortage of sugar in Kenya has pushed up prices for the commodity in the neighboring country, creat...

Kenya approves cows for cash law

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has approved a law which allows low-income earners to secure loans from banks usin...

TECHNOLOGY

2017 Preview: Cyber power presents new prospects and perils

Cyber power presents new risks to global politics, security, and commerce. Analyzing the emerging cyber-threat envi...

Why did humans evolve big penises but small testicles?

Mark Maslin, UCL Humans have a much longer and wider penis than the other great apes. Even the largest of gorillas,...

AGRICULTURE

Why African countries banning imports of fruit and veg is a blunt tool

Calestous Juma, Harvard University Zambia’s government has just banned the imports of some farm produce as a way of...

UK East Africa Humanitarian Appeal: Act now to help starving children in East Africa

Sir Mo Farah has said it "breaks his heart" to hear how families are facing starvation in East Africa as he backed...

ENVIRONMENT

Technology and big data are helping Cameroonians protect their forests

Arend de Haas, University of Buea Deforestation is still increasing exponentially in tropical regions. Some of the...

Ethiopia’s inhospitable Danakil Depression gives us clues about life on Mars

Barbara Cavalazzi, University of Bologna The Danakil Depression, including the Dallol volcanic area is one of the m...

HEALTH

WHO declares outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least on...

Cameroonian doctor in Miami called his broker during a delivery. It will cost $33.8 million.

A Miami Gardens couple won a $33.8 million medical malpractice judgment in April after a South Florida obstetrician...

WOMEN

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash skull with bricks

-- Mother of 23-year-old victim who was killed in attack north of Delhi had alerted authorities about one of the ac...

Boyfriend charged in South Africa court for the murder of Karabo Mokoena

The man believed to be the boyfriend of a 22-year-old woman, whose killing has shocked South Africa, has been charg...

FASHION

FAMILY & PARENTING

‘I regret having children’ Parents confess regrets of having children

'Some nights I want to drive away and never come back': Parents who REGRET having children open up in brutally hone...

A lady’s letter to her ex-boyfriend’s parents, who never knew she existed

We were together for three years, but you didn’t know I existed. In fact, it was ultimately why we broke up.At firs...

RELATIONSHIPS

Catholic Sister confesses to wanting only sex from her married lover

  -- “I Won’t Break His Marriage, All I Want Is Sex’ – Catholic Sister Drops Shocking Confession A 38-year-old...

Boyfriend charged in South Africa court for the murder of Karabo Mokoena

The man believed to be the boyfriend of a 22-year-old woman, whose killing has shocked South Africa, has been charg...

KIDZTEENS

How do children use the internet? We asked thousands of kids around the world

Sonia Livingstone, London School of Economics and Political Science and Mariya Stoilova, London School of Economics...

Boredom, alienation and anxiety in the maths classroom? Here’s why

Brian Hudson, University of Sussex The quest for appropriate teaching and learning practices for children and young...

TEENSHIP PEBBLES

Sam Oni: The African Who Desegregated a University in the Southern United States

  By Arnelle Konde   Mercer University was founded on January 14, 1833 as Mercer Institute with 39 studen...

How do children use the internet? We asked thousands of kids around the world

Sonia Livingstone, London School of Economics and Political Science and Mariya Stoilova, London School of Economics...

ENTERTAINMENT

Man records hilarious text exchange he has with a mother who refuses to believe he isn’t her daughter

A man has shared the hilarious text exchange he had with a stranger after she refused to believe he wasn't her daug...

Intruder inside Drake’s home only raided rapper’s fridge

Authorities in Los Angeles say an intruder was arrested at Drake's Southern California house, but the woman apparen...

SIZZLING BIZZ

White Arkansas father calls his teen daughter a ‘f***in wh***’ for taking her ‘subhuman’ black friend to prom in vitriolic racist rant

Anna Hayes, a high school senior from Lake Village, Arkansas attended prom last week with her close friend, Phillip...

BABYSITTER TRANSPORTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER INSERTING A BABY IN HER VAGINA

Cincinnati, Ohio | A 31-year old woman was admitted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center yesterday after...

CULTURE

White supremacy’s inferiority complex

-- White supremacy has been a useful tool to control the anger of the poor and vulnerable.  -- Khaled Diab is an aw...

In Cameroon – success has no face – it is masked.

  HOW THEY KILLED TALENT: They will like you when you are poor - they will come to your aid - they will want t...

RELIGION

EU court allows companies to ban headscarves. What will be the impact on Muslim women?

Z. Fareen Parvez, University of Massachusetts Amherst The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) that interp...

Freedom of religion under threat across Europe after EU court rules employers can ban headscarves

Sara Silvestri, City, University of London Employers across Europe have been given the green light to ban staff fro...

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Sept destinations pour découvrir l’Afrique grandeur nature

Martinette Kruger, North-West University et Armand Viljoen, North-West University Si je vous dis « Afrique », vous...

Hrithik Roshan: Indian Actor Shares Pictures of Sons on Vacation in Africa

 The images on Facebook and Instagram show the Bollywood actor's children learning archery and jumping on a mattres...

BLOGS

Whiteness, our own

Vito Laterza's Blog Struggling to openly name race and racism from a privileged white perspective is a symptom of t...

The dangers of the myth of Trump’s white working class support

Vito Laterza's Blog The myth of the white working class support for Trump is animating post-election debates at ala...

OPINION

Tell it as it is

Prince Mashela from the Sowetan Times .. In the midst of the political confusion that has gripped our country many...

WHAT IS YOUR MINDSET?

  The awkward moment when you are on a seminar-break, and a white guy walks up to you and like..... "Hey, hope...

CAREER

PERCEPTION CAREERS, JOBS AND CONSULTANCY SERVICES

INFORMATION AND ADVICE TO HELP YOU GET ON IN, YOUR CHOSEN CAREER, WORK AND LIFE We aim to provide a lot of informat...

How Africa can empower more women to become leaders in science

Ghada Bassioni, Ain Shams University; Chioma Daisy Onyige; Hasnaa Chennaoui Aoudjehane, University Hassan II Casabl...

Business

Development