Category Archives: WORLD

Chicken odour ‘prevents malaria’ research in Ethiopia finds

The smell from a live chicken could help protect against malaria, researchers have found. Ethiopian and Swedish scientists discovered that malarial mosquitoes…

Gambia opposition leader jailed

The Gambia’s opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 others have been jailed for three years for taking part in an unauthorised demonstration….

Angola: Gov’t to release inmates to free up overloaded jails

Angola’s government approved a new amnesty law to send home thousands of inmates convicted with prison sentences of up to 12 years…

France orders Nice policing inquiry after July 14 attack

France’s government, facing intense criticism over security on the night of last week’s deadly truck attack in Nice, said on Thursday it…

US election: Ted Cruz booed for failing to back Donald Trump

Texas Senator Ted Cruz was booed as he failed to endorse Donald Trump as the US Republican nominee, during a speech at…

The man hired to have sex with children

In some remote southern regions of Malawi, it’s traditional for girls to be made to have sex with a paid sex worker…

Republican party nominates Donald Trump for president

Donald Trump supporters celebrated their once unthinkable capture of the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday night as state delegates took turns to…

WhatsApp in Brazil suspended

WhatsApp was temporarily suspended in Brazil after a judge said the company had failed to hand over information requested in a criminal…

Mali attack: Gunmen kill 17 soldiers at military base

At least 17 soldiers have been killed and 30 wounded in an attack on a military base in Mali, officials say. Heavily…

WILL.I.AM & SNOOP DOGG BRINGING BACK THE LOVE

Will.i.am put together a “We Are the World” type project involving Snoop Dogg, and it’s a direct response to the national crisis…