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YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how

Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few mont...

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how

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China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's...
18:30 2019-07-31

New tech helping search teams find people in the wilderness HONOLULU — Yesenia D’Alessandro loaded a GPS tracking app on her cellphone and trudged into a remote Hawaii forest, joining more than 100 other volun...
00:15 2019-06-28

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions...
15:15 2019-05-21

Jim Jordan: Democrats focused on impeachment and 'getting the president,' not helping the country Rep. Jim Jordan said Tuesday that Democrats are focused on "getting the president" through impeachment, not on helping the country, calling John Dean...
18:45 2019-06-05

Stronger Gen2 FE car helping overtaking - Audi's Lucas di Grassi Lucas di Grassi reckons the higher strength of the Formula E Gen2 car has had a "positive effect" on overtaking, despite criticism that it has led to...
17:30 2019-05-22

Lawyer: Activist on trial showed ‘kindness’ helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A lawyer for a border activist being tried in federal court in Arizona says his client was just trying to be kind by helping two...
22:30 2019-05-30

Judge indicted for helping undocumented immigrant evade ICE wants pay during suspension District Judge Shelley Joseph, who allegedly let an undocumented immigrant out the back door, asked the court to reconsider her suspension without pa...
01:30 2019-05-31

Nets’ Durant-Irving coup already helping their bottom line LAS VEGAS — The Nets have always struggled to draw fans. They actually failed to sell out a 2002 Finals game in East Rutherford, NJ — something no ot...
11:30 2019-07-10

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
15:15 2019-07-12

Trump Gloats About Helping Navy SEAL Dodge War Crimes Rap The president bragged on Wednesday about Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher beating nearly all war crime charges, including pre-meditated murder....
20:00 2019-07-03

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grapp...
02:15 2019-06-24

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources,...
14:30 2019-06-12

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California...
15:30 2019-07-07

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the clim...
00:30 2019-07-03

Larry Gatlin on how he's helping military families by selling sneakers Larry, Steve, and Rudy Gatlin, aka The Gatlin Brothers, are always thinking about how they can use their platform to help those in need, especially m...
16:15 2019-07-12

'America's Got Talent': Which 7 acts made it to the semifinals? Who was eliminated? The second round of semifinalists on "America's Got Talent" were revealed during Wednesday's results show       &...
11:45 2019-08-22

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the hel...
15:01 2019-05-21

Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented ...
05:15 2019-06-12

Chopper crash victim was reportedly helping Chris Cline’s daughter One of the victims of the tragic helicopter crash that killed billionaire Chris Cline insisted on being aboard the doomed flight to help her friend, ...
03:45 2019-07-08

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000...
13:30 2019-05-23

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue r...
01:00 2019-05-22

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the hel...
14:38 2019-05-21

The Mind Behind Neon Genesis Evangelion Is Helping to Make a New Ultraman Movie Hideaki Anno gave us one of the most interesting Godzilla films in years with Shin Godzilla. Now, he’s turning his attentions toward another Tokusatu...
14:30 2019-08-01

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Bagh...
21:45 2019-05-31

Former NFL official Mike Pereira helping military veterans try their hand at officiating Battlefields to Ballfields, a foundation created by former NFL officiating head Mike Pereira, has helped military veterans get started in officiating...
02:30 2019-06-24

CNN panel: Mainstream media is 'helping' shift Democratic Party to the left A CNN panel seemingly reached a consensus that the mainstream media is "helping" shift the Democratic Party toward the left following former Vice Pre...
07:15 2019-06-11

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus...
15:45 2019-05-21

"He'll Explain": Nitish Kumar On Prashant Kishor Helping Mamata Banerjee Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said he had no idea about the role his party's vice president Prashant Kishor will play for his West Be...
16:15 2019-06-08

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out...
23:30 2019-06-18

Yates 'proud' of stage win but insists helping Adam remains priority "A beaming Simon Yates completed his Grand Tour trilogy on Thursday, but says helping his brother Adam is his \"main goal\" after Stage 12 of the Tou...
22:15 2019-07-18

Retired corrections officer charged with helping cancer-stricken wife kill herself A retired Connecticut corrections lieutenant is facing manslaughter charges because he helped his cancer-stricken wife kill herself by holding a gun ...
16:45 2019-06-21

Justin Bieber calls out Trump for helping A$AP Rocky but not letting 'kids out of cages' Justin Bieber called out President Donald Trump for helping to free rapper A$AP Rocky from prison in Sweden but seeming to care much less for childre...
23:45 2019-07-21

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the...
13:00 2019-07-18

Ocasio-Cortez, Harris team up for bill aimed at helping criminals get housing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Kamala Harris are joining forces on legislation aimed at making it easier for people with criminal records to ...
15:15 2019-07-10

President Trump Condemned Baltimore as ‘Disgusting.’ His Administration’s Policies Aren’t Exactly Helping President Donald Trump slammed Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” over the weekend in a series of racist tweets an...
20:45 2019-07-31

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that. ...
02:30 2019-05-22

Philadelphia Phillies crediting bamboo plant for helping them get back into division race The Philadelphia Phillies are riding a four-game winning streak and have presented themselves as a viable threat to the Atlanta Braves in the Nationa...
16:45 2019-06-28

Arizona jury trial ends hung over whether activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented ...
01:15 2019-06-12

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company l...
22:30 2019-06-19

Cameron Boyce's Father Says Fans Are Helping ''Ease the Pain'' of Son's ''Nightmare'' Death It's been a couple of days since Hollywood lost a rising star, Cameron Boyce, and his parents are opening up about their devastating loss. Victor Bo...
02:45 2019-07-09

Bryce Weiler can't see, but his vision for helping disabled people play sports is limitless Bryce Weiler was born blind and told he couldn't work in sports. But through his relentless energy, he's building bridges for disabled peop...
16:45 2019-08-12

Boston chain Papa Gino’s helping Bruins fans cope with free pizza One Boston-area chain is stepping up to help the city remember how to get over that losing feeling. A day after the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blue...
03:15 2019-06-14

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN ...
15:15 2019-05-21

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized di...
14:31 2019-05-21

After concussions ended her soccer career, a former star is helping girls avoid a similar fate Girls’ soccer players are suffering brain injuries at nearly the same rate as football players. For one, the sport brought her six concussions and se...
17:45 2019-08-20

Good Samaritans, ex-rugby player praised for helping Texas police officer take down suspect A police officer in Texas got a suspected criminal off the streets last week thanks to a group of good Samaritans, including one who put an end to a ...
20:30 2019-06-30

Justin Bieber Calls on President Trump to ‘Let Those Kids Out of Cages,’ While Thanking Him for Helping A$AP Rocky Justin Bieber has weighed in on the border crises and A$AP Rocky’s Swedish incarceration with one tweet. On Friday evening, President Trump twe...
23:30 2019-07-20

At a private dinner, Tim Cook told Trump that his tariffs are hurting Apple and helping Samsung Apple investors over the past few weeks have been particularly wary of looming tariff increases on a range of products imported from China. With some...
21:45 2019-08-19

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered...
23:15 2019-05-21

South Carolina pastor, buddy killed in DUI accident while helping to change a flat tire: cops A South Carolina pastor and father of four died the night before Father’s Day after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver while helping to chan...
11:15 2019-06-18

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last seaso...
23:45 2019-06-07

Dow breast implant case spotlights Elizabeth Warren’s work helping big corporations navigate bankruptcies Warren’s campaign says she was “a consultant to ensure adequate compensation for women who claimed injury” from the implants. But participants on bot...
20:15 2019-07-15

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck....
06:45 2019-06-15

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks ess...
14:45 2019-05-21

Donald Trump tweets: 'I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected' Donald Trump today said Russia helped get him elected as US president, as he launched into a tirade labelling Robert Mueller's investigation into cla...
15:45 2019-05-30

How Man Utd tactics are helping Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford 'terrorise' teams Anthony Martial believes that while he and Marcus Rashford want to play in the same position for Manchester United, that competitive streak can help ...
23:15 2019-08-22

Is YouTube too big to fix everything? YouTube looks to more human monitors and machine learning to catch fake videos and lewd comments, but "you'll still be able to find examples." ...
04:45 2019-06-18

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa...
16:30 2019-05-31

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a s...
19:45 2019-07-08

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the r...
14:45 2019-05-21

Into the unknown: African migrants in Yemen Many migrants from East Africa choose a route that is less known, cheaper and even more dangerous than the Mediterranean: They cross the Gulf of Aden...
16:15 2019-08-05

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
18:45 2019-05-26

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superp...
08:45 2019-05-27

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numb...
15:30 2019-06-17

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollar...
15:15 2019-05-21

YouTube will soon let you try out makeup with AR If you’re obsessed with makeup tutorials on YouTube, we’ve good news for you. You can now try out makeup with your favorite YouTubers using augmented...
09:15 2019-06-19

Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on YouTube Enlarge / PBS, the United States' public TV service, focuses on educational content, dramas, and children's programming, among other things. (credit:...
18:15 2019-07-31

African Champions League final abandoned after VAR row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equalis...
10:45 2019-06-01

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial ...
16:15 2019-05-21

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation center...
00:15 2019-05-23

Benin knocks out Morocco on penalties at African Cup Benin started the African Cup of Nations knockout stages with a major upset, beating Morocco in a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals  ...
21:30 2019-07-05

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on ...
04:15 2019-06-22

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But ...
02:15 2019-07-21

Rocky the escaped African cat spotted again in Virginia FRANKLIN, Va. (AP) — The exotic African cat that escaped from its owner’s house has been spotted again in Virginia, this time more than 150 mil...
20:45 2019-06-21

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new stu...
06:45 2019-08-13

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-coloni...
20:15 2019-06-27

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding far...
17:45 2019-07-31

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win o...
02:15 2019-07-01

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on...
22:30 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
20:15 2019-05-26

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motor...
01:30 2019-07-09

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest ...
19:30 2019-06-08

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
19:30 2019-06-18

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: Afri...
19:15 2019-08-14

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson say...
23:30 2019-07-31

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a futur...
20:00 2019-05-28

| CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup Cricket South Africa is planning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 to...
10:00 2019-08-08

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional ...
17:45 2019-06-11

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in...
12:30 2019-06-20

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was n...
23:01 2019-05-28

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food sa...
09:45 2019-07-10

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in...
17:45 2019-07-31

Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) sai...
18:00 2019-08-08

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was ...
14:45 2019-07-24

Senegal vs. Algeria, Mane vs. Mahrez in African Cup final Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time for Algeria to beat Nigeria 2-1 and progress to the African Cup of Nations fi...
00:00 2019-07-15

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
16:45 2019-05-31

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and d...
22:45 2019-05-31

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid...
23:15 2019-06-06

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The pos...
18:15 2019-07-22

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to t...
18:15 2019-07-19

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980...
22:45 2019-07-16

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation...
19:00 2019-06-06

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are...
13:15 2019-06-07

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wil...
09:45 2019-08-03

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investiga...
16:15 2019-06-07

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, hi...
02:45 2019-07-08

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influenc...
13:30 2019-07-21

Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional b...
21:15 2019-07-17

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of...
00:15 2019-07-05

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the wo...
19:30 2019-05-30

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before ...
00:45 2019-07-01

Many dermatologists need more training on African American skin and hair (Reuters Health) - When dermatologists have training only with Caucasians, it can lead to frustration and poor care for African American patients, a ...
14:45 2019-08-22

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Orga...
16:15 2019-06-20

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
20:45 2019-07-03

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing ...
01:15 2019-08-20

African soccer VP cleared of head-butting referee The African soccer confederation has cleared one of its vice presidents of head-butting a referee because of insufficient evidence    ...
01:00 2019-08-07

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring cou...
10:45 2019-08-17

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in...
15:01 2019-05-21

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable d...
20:45 2019-08-14

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death, giving coach Herve Renard an...
04:15 2019-06-29

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain ...
19:15 2019-08-16

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the ...
01:45 2019-07-06

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the re...
20:15 2019-08-14

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 o...
23:15 2019-06-30

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott Friday’s opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t b...
14:15 2019-06-21

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzani...
01:30 2019-06-24

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacek...
00:45 2019-05-23

Early surprise at African Cup as Uganda beats Congo 2-0 CAIRO (AP) — Uganda threw up the first surprise of the African Cup of Nations by beating former champion Congo 2-0 on Saturday. Both of Uganda’...
19:00 2019-06-22

Innovative designers challenge African fashion stereotypes Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting tradi...
13:15 2019-08-24

| Sundowns, Pirates face daunting African challenges Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates are among five former CAF Champions League trophy-holders trailing by one goal in fixtures coming up this weeke...
19:15 2019-08-22

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Secur...
19:45 2019-06-27

Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious Kids programming is YouTube's most popular category. But with no curation, kids can stumble into sex, hate, conspiracy videos, and parents are u...
14:15 2019-06-22

YouTube is finally available on Fire TVs again The feud is finally over: Amazon Fire TV owners can once again access YouTube via a native app, while Chromecast owners can Cast the Amazon Prime Vid...
22:15 2019-07-09

How YouTube Is Endangering Children A New York Times report has found that YouTube’s algorithm has built what journalist Max Fisher describes as “a vast audience—maybe unprecedented—for...
02:45 2019-06-04

YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even ...
09:45 2019-06-19

We Tested YouTube Premium So You Don't Have To We’ve all been tempted by the monthlong free trial that streaming services offer. You can always cancel, right? But as Matthew Kitchen found when sam...
22:45 2019-05-23

Say goodbye to YouTube Gaming The YouTube Gaming app will go away on May 30, but you’ll be able to find all of your favorite gaming videos in the YouTube main app.  &#...
03:00 2019-05-30

Google CEO: YouTube is too big to fix completely Google CEO Sundar Pichai said in a CNN interview that while the company will work to remove as much harmful content as possible, the company can'...
15:45 2019-06-17

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil YouTube built its business on keeping users hooked. This has been a gift to extremist groups. An investigation in the company’s second-biggest market...
06:45 2019-08-12

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.       &...
03:45 2019-07-10

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin...
15:15 2019-06-10

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Afric...
09:30 2019-06-07

2 jobs put FIFA's Samoura in conflict on African TV rights 2 jobs put FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura in a potential conflict of interest over African TV rights sale       ...
19:45 2019-08-14

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us. &...
15:15 2019-05-21

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson l...
19:45 2019-06-04

South African court ruling could undermine public protector South Africa's top court ruled on Monday that an anti-corruption official who has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of serious misconduct had acted i...
16:45 2019-07-22

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a laws...
17:15 2019-06-10

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to inve...
20:45 2019-05-21

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted ...
17:45 2019-07-31

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-m...
20:15 2019-05-21

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he bro...
19:45 2019-05-28

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill a...
20:15 2019-07-19

South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a raid and the arrest of about 500 people, the ...
13:15 2019-08-13

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, a week after he requested a postponement to address accusat...
11:15 2019-05-28

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a t...
05:30 2019-05-28

African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes Vulnerable African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. Their numbers are in decline from habit...
10:30 2019-07-09

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s s...
21:15 2019-06-18

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.       &#...
13:45 2019-05-29

FIFA bans African official for 10 years for finance offenses FIFA has banned a senior African soccer official for 10 years for financial wrongdoing, including taking funds from a campaign tackling Ebola  ...
18:15 2019-07-24

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, accordi...
20:45 2019-08-14

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials dete...
11:15 2019-08-19

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the o...
16:15 2019-07-19

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful...
03:15 2019-06-24

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a ke...
14:45 2019-06-28

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country'...
16:30 2019-06-06

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of C...
04:30 2019-06-28

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine feve...
14:30 2019-06-21

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once ...
01:45 2019-06-28

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global...
15:15 2019-06-01

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “h...
02:30 2019-07-15

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champ...
04:00 2019-06-01

Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions Move points to effort to become platform for Islamic extremist groups after fall of ‘caliphate’ Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two atta...
19:15 2019-06-06

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ru...
14:15 2019-07-16

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in ...
21:45 2019-05-30

African bloc suspends Sudan, demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until the establishment of civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders...
01:30 2019-06-07

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent,...
15:15 2019-06-19

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subj...
17:15 2019-06-19

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a ...
01:15 2019-06-07

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world&...
13:45 2019-05-30

The Latest: African Union official condemns Sudan violence The chairman of the African Union Commission is strongly condemning the violence in Sudan and urges the country’s Transitional Military Council “to p...
15:30 2019-06-03

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease spreads ...
16:15 2019-07-12

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus ha...
23:15 2019-05-30

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Ba...
16:00 2019-07-20

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
01:30 2019-05-31

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still...
15:30 2019-06-21

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabin...
14:45 2019-07-03

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion eco...
23:30 2019-07-07

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion ec...
17:45 2019-07-07

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the...
10:15 2019-05-24

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion econo...
17:15 2019-07-07

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European countr...
18:00 2019-08-07

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commi...
18:00 2019-08-08

African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in t...
19:15 2019-08-02

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals followin...
09:00 2019-06-14

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new er...
19:30 2019-05-25

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi ...
01:45 2019-07-06

Spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria 'worrying': EU Commission The spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria, which threatens the Balkan country's pig breeding industry is worrying, an EU Commission spokeswoman s...
14:30 2019-08-08

African Champions League final: Caf to meet over Cas replay decision The Confederation of African Football says there will be meetings to discuss the Court of Arbitration for Sport overruling a decision to replay the C...
17:30 2019-08-01

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through th...
00:15 2019-05-25

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th...
15:45 2019-06-13

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his...
12:30 2019-05-22

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the n...
17:45 2019-07-03

Armed group kills 34 civilians in Central African Republic An armed militia killed 34 civilians in an attack on Tuesday in Central African Republic, a government spokesman said, issuing a deadline for the gro...
20:45 2019-05-22

Don't Miss: African origins, deadly mozzies and meeting of minds This week, listen to a founder of Out-of-Africa theory, read about our deadliest enemy, the mosquito, and explore the future of human and robot minds...
18:00 2019-08-04

African Champions League final: 10-man Wydad draw 1-1 with Esperance in first leg 10-man Wydad Casablanca and holders Esperance of Tunisia draw 1-1 in the first leg of the 2019 African Champions League final in Rabat on Friday nigh...
14:15 2019-05-25

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southe...
17:45 2019-07-02

Dozens of African migrants capsized off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and th...
16:15 2019-07-04

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. ...
21:00 2019-08-09

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the Unit...
20:45 2019-06-16

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the c...
13:00 2019-06-11

Why ‘YouTube is too big to fix completely’ is not an acceptable answer from a CEO Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, took a pass this week on fixing a pretty big mess that falls under his purview, and it isn’t trivial, let’s talk about it....
16:30 2019-06-20

Get Fun Countdown Timers for Kids From YouTube If you google “15 minute timer,” or any length of time like that, then Google will automatically open and start that timer. But it will also show you...
01:15 2019-06-08

YouTube Camp Is an Actual Thing While many parents won’t even entertain the idea of allowing their children to be on YouTube, others view the medium as a creative outlet that can te...
19:45 2019-05-21

|YouTube,Facebook,InstagramandonTV-here'showyoucanwatchtheMissSApageanttonight If you're not one of the lucky few to watch the show live at the Sun Arena in Pretoria there's no need to stress, you can still catch the competition...
17:30 2019-08-09

ProBeat: YouTube messages should have never existed YouTube is killing its messages feature two years after introducing it, despite there being no use case for a built-in chat functionality in the app....
02:15 2019-08-24

Turn your YouTube channel into a career with this $11 course It's no secret that you can make a career out of creating videos on YouTube. From gaming videos to toy reviews, the platform's top creators have made...
17:45 2019-06-15

YouTube, other services down due to eastern US congestion NEW YORK (AP) — Google is saying users of YouTube and other services are seeing errors or slow performance due to high levels of network congestions ...
00:15 2019-06-03

YouTube has a kids problem and it's not going away The Google owned network has come under fire for showing videos to children that aren't appropriate. Children's programming is the No. 1 ca...
23:15 2019-06-19

| YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos YouTube announced it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like...
12:45 2019-06-06

Coming out in online communities like YouTube Elle Mills, who came out as bisexual in a viral 2017 YouTube video, discusses the acceptance of the online community with USA TODAY's Dalvin Bro...
20:00 2019-06-19

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.R...
08:30 2019-06-08

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders rece...
00:45 2019-06-12

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of L...
20:45 2019-06-18

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the gov...
21:30 2019-06-09

How to Remove Channels From YouTube's Suggestions I watch a healthy amount of YouTube each day, but I usually roll my eyes at the various recommendations I see on the website or app. No matter how ma...
17:00 2019-07-01

YouTube just made it easier to quit your job New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $...
15:45 2019-07-13

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Ma...
12:00 2019-06-06

Is YouTube proud? – Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber looks at why some people, such as Carlos Maza, say YouTube needs to do more to protect minorities from hate speech. The Guardian’...
09:15 2019-07-01

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that elude us, Google has decided to pr...
11:45 2019-05-28

What to stream if you're uncomfortable with YouTube Kids On the surface, it seems like a great idea. YouTube is home to all kinds of quality video content, so a dedicated, age-appropriate version for childr...
20:15 2019-06-03

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the comin...
22:15 2019-06-06

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after po...
08:15 2019-07-06

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Cha...
02:30 2019-06-06

South African Minister Gordhan challenges public protector report South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the country's anti-corruption watchdog that in...
00:30 2019-07-11

FIFA puts Samoura in job running African soccer amid scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer &...
17:30 2019-06-20

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of ...
17:45 2019-06-12

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat se...
20:15 2019-06-27

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-br...
16:30 2019-07-17

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the c...
16:30 2019-07-17

Woman develops African disorder where people believe genitals are shrinking in world first A WOMAN has been diagnosed with Koro syndrome. The condition, also known as Genital Retraction Syndrome, makes patients think their genitals are shri...
15:45 2019-07-21

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a glo...
01:45 2019-06-01

African Teen Gives Birth During High School Exam, Returns To Finish Nothing -- not even childbirth -- deterred teenager Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the exam for which she had spent the past year preparing...
22:45 2019-07-18

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's earl...
10:15 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Go-slow at port hits South African car and commodity exports A go-slow by workers at a major South African port is hitting exports of cars and other commodities, the country's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin...
17:00 2019-07-11

| WATCH | Ghana draws African-American tourists with 'Year of Return' US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped ac...
16:15 2019-08-22

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence: U.N. head Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts, and do...
00:30 2019-07-11

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in Ch...
19:30 2019-05-23

Bronx man who marked African Burial site with racist graffiti arrested again A Bronx man who was convicted of scrawling vile racist graffiti with black marker at the African Burial Ground Memorial in Lower Manhattan and senten...
20:30 2019-08-02

An African American mother and daughter journey to their family's past in Ghana Halfway across the Atlantic Ocean, the plane carrying Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester on a heritage tour to Ghana crossed paths with a p...
19:45 2019-08-22

African American duo launch 'Go back to Africa' campaign to take hatred out of slur African American duo Eric Martin and Kent Johnson have launched an online campaign to reclaim the phrase "Go back to Africa," using it to highlight t...
05:45 2019-07-18

VAR Malfunction Turns African Champions League Final Into Protracted Shitshow After a five-day controversy that included fans protesting in the streets, the Confederation of African Football executive committee decided Wednesda...
23:15 2019-06-05

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalis...
15:15 2019-05-21

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term s...
15:15 2019-05-21

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a m...
05:30 2019-06-02

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of...
08:30 2019-07-18

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever...
00:30 2019-06-07

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), cou...
08:45 2019-06-04

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black sec...
23:15 2019-05-28

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters...
23:15 2019-07-12

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Instit...
20:45 2019-05-28

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and a...
21:45 2019-06-23

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East Nort...
21:01 2019-07-15

Meet Triggerfish: The studio Netflix chose for its first African cartoon series On a suburban farm 20 minutes outside of Cape Town, the stories of an orphaned seal who fights sharks, a young zebra born with only half of his strip...
09:15 2019-06-04

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest por...
18:15 2019-05-28

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnershi...
10:45 2019-05-25

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts South Korea says North Korea has so far ignored its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an ...
10:00 2019-06-05

Ex-South African President Denies Wrongdoing With Tainted Gupta Brothers Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the ...
18:45 2019-07-15

Moonday Mornings: South African Bitcoin Ponzi scheme rakes in $135,000 a day It’s the start of a new week and that means it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines fr...
11:00 2019-06-17

WHO sees high risk as polio breaks out in Central African Republic Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback ...
12:30 2019-05-28

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that ...
20:30 2019-08-05

Boat with dozens of African migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and th...
17:45 2019-07-04

Booker says Biden's comments on working with segregationists were 'hurtful' to many African-Americans Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said that comments made last week by former Vice President Joe Biden about working with white segregationist lawmakers duri...
19:45 2019-06-23

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexavalent vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine i...
17:45 2019-07-02

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments abo...
15:45 2019-06-03

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine feve...
15:45 2019-07-04

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in t...
05:30 2019-07-16

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé ...
21:15 2019-07-16

West African slavery lives on, 400 years after transatlantic trade began Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the pro...
19:00 2019-08-07

| WATCH: Burkina Faso - African dolls challenge barbie stereotype In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed ...
12:45 2019-07-04

Giant African Snails, once eradicated from US, confiscated from suitcase at Georgia airport Customs and Border Protection agents in Georgia seized two Giant African Snails, a species that was once eradicated in the U.S., from the luggage of ...
07:15 2019-06-30

South African court finds Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a...
12:30 2019-07-12

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of ...
21:30 2019-06-02

Ronald Reagan called African UN delegates 'monkeys', recordings reveal In newly released audio, then California governor can be heard making racist remarks on phone call with Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan made racist remar...
05:30 2019-08-01

Audio reveals Ronald Reagan calling African delegates 'monkeys' In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can he heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nati...
16:30 2019-08-01

South African woman reunited with son six years after he disappeared and was tracked down 1,000 miles away Jane Daniels, a pensioner in Delft, near Cape Town, South Africa, was distraught when her mentally challenged son Denzil disappeared six years ago. W...
22:45 2019-07-02

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African ...
18:45 2019-05-29

West African nation Islamic Republic of Mauritania heads to the polls It's the first time voters are electing a successor to a democratically elected president in the West African state, whose history has been strewn wi...
18:15 2019-06-22

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agricu...
13:45 2019-07-04

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home...
01:30 2019-06-04

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it...
17:15 2019-06-13

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice...
17:30 2019-06-22

Russian troops to join U.N. force in Central African Republic soon: ministry Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic where they will form part of a United Nations mission to help s...
13:15 2019-06-03

Get Rid of YouTube's Terrible Clickbait Thumbnail Images Once, YouTube thumbnails actually resembled the videos they advertised. Once, the recommended videos list was not a sensory overload of Photoshopped ...
09:15 2019-08-06

YouTube Star Emily Hartridge Dead at 35 Emily Hartridge has passed away at the age of 35. The British YouTube star, who was also a personal trainer and presenter, died on Friday, July 12, ...
04:45 2019-07-15

YouTube Is Banning Extremist Videos. Will It Work? YouTube’s hate speech policy now targets videos promoting the superiority of one group over another, or discrimination based on gender, race, or sexu...
22:30 2019-06-05

YouTube’s killing Messages before they atrophy from disuse YouTube’s made the decision to squash a feature I honestly forgot existed — its private messages. It’s stated reason is to focus on public conversati...
00:15 2019-08-23

YouTube in schools: A digital revolution in the classroom Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos t...
16:45 2019-06-04

Disinformation campaign from China uses VPN to trick YouTube VPNs are often used to bypass China's Great Firewall but Google recently banned 210 YouTube channels after it discovered that Chinese state auth...
06:15 2019-08-24

What's the best mini-laptop for YouTube and writing reports? Peter wants a mini-laptop to go with his old BlackBerry phone. What are his options? I’m old-school now at 71, but I’m still designing and working as...
09:30 2019-07-18

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, t...
01:30 2019-06-06

YouTube Decides It's a Good Time to Get Its Shit Together Following the fiasco over YouTube’s serving ads to kids, the company may be readying to end targeted ads on videos aimed at children—a move that, whe...
10:15 2019-08-22

Forget law school, these kids want to be a YouTube star Harris Polls and toymaker Lego found that one-third of kids between the ages of 8 and 12 aspire to be either a vlogger or a YouTuber. Experts say it&...
16:30 2019-08-03

YouTube TV updated with new interface, control improvements, more YouTube TV is getting an important update this week, which brings a lot of visual changes that should be beneficial for the vast majority of users. T...
11:15 2019-07-02

MLB details first three matchups for live games on YouTube Major League Baseball and YouTube on Wednesday released details of the first three matchups under their agreement to stream a package of 13 live game...
03:30 2019-06-20

YouTube may restrict kids' videos to its dedicated app YouTube's handling of kids videos has been problematic, to put it mildly, and the company is apparently looking into major changes in policy to ...
03:30 2019-06-20

I'm Back To Watching Video Game YouTube For Fun: Here's What I Liked Life has been a little stressful lately. At first, that pushed me to turn to video games for escapism⁠—something I’d not really done before. This wee...
01:30 2019-08-10