[New Times] Former Ivorian international football star Didier Drogba has noted that the challenges he faced in life made him take the lead to become a greater achiever and turn his talent into profit, which he initially didn’t know was possible.
Leoni Kahumbu remembers the night her 15-year-old daughter, Pascaline, first showed signs of Ebola. She found her fainted on the bathroom floor, blood everywhere.”She did not even have the strength to get up … I called an ambulance,” Kahumbu said. Ex…
Thursday, May 5, 2016 – 06:48
For years, piracy in African waters was almost exclusively associated with the Western Indian Ocean off Somalia’s eastern coast. But while the problem is still of grave concern in the Horn of Africa, another part of the continent has overtaken it as the most dangerous region in the world for seafarers—the Gulf of Guinea in West Africa, and in particular the waters south of Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger Delta region.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – 07:06
Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into mass graves allegedly containing the bodies of hundreds of Shiites killed in clashes with the Nigerian military.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – 07:00
An explosion on a bus carrying government officials in the Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least 15 people.
Monday, March 7, 2016 – 07:29
At least 12 people have been killed in villages in Central African Republic (CAR) in the first outbreak of violence since before the conflict-torn country elected a new president.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 – 06:20
Boko Haram is growing and threatening to spread further eastwards from Nigeria as far as the Central African Republic (CAR), despite heightened efforts by the Nigerian military and a regional task force, the top United Nations (U.N.) aid official in Cameroon told Reuters.
Monday, September 14, 2015 – 06:46
Russia began its largest military exercise of 2015 on Monday, with some 95,000 troops taking part, state media agency TASS reports.