Tuesday December 12, 2017

Author: Agence France-Presse

Gold for Ethiopia as Kenyans win si...

Gold for Ethiopia as Kenyans win silver in Chicago

CHICAGO – Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba beat Kenyan Brigid Kosgei to win the women’s Chicago Marathon on Sunday. In the men’s race, Galen Rupp became the first American in 15 years to win, beating Kenya’s pair of Abel Kirui and Bernard Kipyego, who came in second and third... FULL STORY »

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynas...

Kenyatta vs Odinga: Battle of dynasties

By AFP: Country on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a knife-edge contest between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga which has heightened claims of vote rigging and fears of violence. The final days of campaigning have been... FULL STORY »

Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over D...

Ugandan Tribal King Arrested Over Deadly Clashes Kill 55 People

KAMPALA – Ugandan police stormed the palace of a tribal king and arrested him Sunday, November 27, after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to him killed 55, police said. King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu kingdom will be charged with... FULL STORY »

New FIFA President Gianni Infantino...

New FIFA President Gianni Infantino Visits War-Torn South Sudan

NEWLY  elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino visited war-torn South Sudan on Wednesday, the world’s newest nation, on one of his first official trips since taking up the post. Infantino, who formally inaugurated the office of the South Sudanese Football Association (SSFA) in the capital Juba,... FULL STORY »

HRW: Troops Under President Salva Kiir ‘Crushed Civilians With Tanks’

BENTIU – South Sudanese government troops crushed fleeing civilians with tanks, then reversed to check they had killed them, carried out public gang rapes and burned people alive, a... FULL STORY »

South Sudan children raped, castrated and thrown into fires: UN

NEW YORK – Warring forces in South Sudan have carried out horrific crimes against children, including castration, rape and tying them together before slitting their throats, the UN... FULL STORY »

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