MISSIONMALAWINEWS.COM: World and US News 2019-07-11, 21:13

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time

Highly contagious virus can live for months in processed meat and would have ‘devastating implications’ if passed to live pigsAfrican swine fever has been picked up in meat seized by port authorities ...

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time

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2019-07-13, 00:00

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the ...
2019-06-24, 04:52

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominant first half to defeat the Indian...
2019-06-10, 05:00

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine...
2019-05-27, 18:26

Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer is being treated for typhoid fever and another employee has typhus-like symptoms. The LAPD reported the il...
2019-05-30, 17:01

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 45...
2019-07-16, 11:13

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Servi...
2019-07-17, 05:52

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health offic...
2019-06-17, 17:26

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a...
2019-06-10, 15:39

No election fever in Romanian village thriving with EU funds LUNCAVITA, Romania (AP) — In 2014, the Romanian village of Luncavita had one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country for the European Parliament ...
2019-05-24, 13:39

Beyond Meat slides after lead underwriter downgrades stock Shares of Beyond Meat Inc fell as much as 22% on Tuesday after one of the stock's lead underwriters, J.P. Morgan, downgraded it, saying the exponenti...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Kim Basinger joins protest against the dog meat trade in Seoul One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat indust...
2019-07-12, 22:13

Beyond Meat launches ‘meatier’ plant-based burger It’s grilling season and Beyond Meat wants you to take a bigger, juicier bite out of plants. The vegetarian protein company has released a new versio...
2019-06-12, 06:39

Meet 'Megetables:' Literally vegetables made of meat In response to the plant-based meat craze, Arby's has created the "Megetable," a vegetable made entirely of meat. Don't worry, the company doesn't pl...
2019-06-27, 23:13

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of t...
2019-06-11, 13:00

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat Scientists say they have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they cracked against tree trunks befor...
2019-05-24, 04:39

Beyond Meat top choice for Wall Street after bullish results Shares of Beyond Meat Inc surged 27% on Friday after the vegan burger maker forecast that sales would more than double overall in 2019 after they tri...
2019-06-07, 15:52

Canada geese in Denver parks culled for meat Frustrated by poop from the city's Canada geese in the park system, Denver's Parks and Recreation Department rolled out a new program to cull the bir...
2019-07-02, 13:26

'It just didn't make any sense': why Australians are turning away from meat Australians are among the biggest meat eaters in the world, but that’s changing. Recent converts to diets with less meat explain their motives There ...
2019-07-20, 00:26

What if eating meat is not only wrong – but obsolete? | Arwa Mahdawi In the same way we’re now horrified people used to smoke in offices, we’ll soon find it almost unthinkable that people used to consume so much meatMe...
2019-06-05, 21:39

Blue Apron's Beyond Meat Deal Lacks Substance The meal kit company said it would add plant-based proteins to some of its meals as part of a collaboration with Beyond Meat beginning in August. But...
2019-07-16, 20:52

In a crowded field of big-name IPOs, Beyond Meat emerges as the surprise MVP Beyond Meat, whose plant-based versions of beef and pork can be found at Whole Foods Markets and T.G.I. Friday’s, has seen its stock shoot up 250 per...
2019-05-30, 16:52

Stocks to Watch: United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Sprint, and More United Technologies, Beyond Meat, Dave & Buster’s, TransMedics, Medidata Solutions, Alphabet, Sprint, and Tesla are among Wednesday’s stocks to watch...
2019-06-12, 15:26

I’m paranoid it’s meat’: the rise of vegan conspiracy theories From KFC’s Imposter burger to Greggs’ sausage roll, meat-a-like foods are now a vegan staple. But these plant-based alternatives are so realistic the...
2019-07-02, 19:13

This charitable investing strategy was an early investor in Beyond Meat One donor-advised fund gave investors access to Beyond Meat before its surprise hit of an IPO. Here's how these charitable strategies could make...
2019-07-11, 16:52

A’ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat...
2019-06-30, 09:13

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s in...
2019-06-08, 14:13

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted th...
2019-06-19, 20:52

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
2019-06-03, 23:39

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams ...
2019-05-25, 05:26

Sportwatch: Adelaide v GWS, Waratahs v Brumbies, Fever v Giants and more – live! Updates from a busy day of Australian sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 12.53pm BST Cricket World Cup: Checking in on our England v Ban...
2019-06-08, 14:13

Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open th...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Officer gets typhoid fever; LA urged to clean homeless camps LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union for Los Angeles police officers is demanding the city clean up homeless encampments after a detective was diagnosed with...
2019-05-30, 22:39

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you wo...
2019-06-07, 01:26

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from th...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine...
2019-05-21, 15:00

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusia...
2019-06-16, 19:26

Stocks to Watch: Beyond Meat, Zoom Video, Guess, Domo and More Following quarterly earnings results, Beyond Meat, Zoom Video, Guess, Domo, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, and Pagerduty are among Friday’s stocks to watch....
2019-06-07, 18:00

Klay Thompson Back; Kevin Durant Still Crab Meat The Golden State Warriors are down 2-1 to the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals, in large part because their roster is all crabbed up. Today, head co...
2019-06-06, 22:52

Ask The Salty Waitress: Shouldn’t I get a discount if I order a dish without meat? Hey Salty, If I order an entree that features meat as a significant portion of the meal, such as pasta with a chicken breast, or a salad with salmon,...
2019-07-14, 01:26

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Beyond Meat sees sales doubling in 2019, shares rise 16% Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat Inc on Thursday reported quarterly revenue above analysts' estimates in its first results since going public, an...
2019-06-06, 23:39

Beyond Meat sees sales more than doubling in 2019, shares jump 21% Beyond Meat Inc, a maker of plant-based burgers and sausages, said it expects to more than double its revenue and report breakeven EBITDA this year, ...
2019-06-07, 02:00

Impoverished French given poor quality meat in fraud scheme French authorities have launched an investigation into an alleged fraud scheme involving French and Polish companies suspected of providing minced me...
2019-06-07, 18:00

Cow slaughtered in Home Depot parking lot after escaping meat market A young cow escaped slaughter at a Connecticut meat market -- only to have its throat slit in public in Home Depot parking lot, according to a new re...
2019-07-19, 20:52

Demand for whale meat is down. So why did Japan just resume commercial whaling? Japan resumed commercial whaling Monday after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that's seen as a largely lost cause. &...
2019-07-01, 15:00

Beyond Meat, Impossible Foods and the burger of the summer. Here are diet facts you need to know Food experts warn consumers about Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger for high levels of saturated fat. The environmental benefits are clear, and reduc...
2019-07-04, 20:13

Plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat beats forecasts in 1Q Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat beat Wall Street’s expectations in its first earnings report since its IPO last month. The El Segundo, Calif...
2019-06-06, 22:39

Beyond Meat answers Impossible Foods with 'meatier' plant patties Beyond Meat isn't going to sit by the wayside while Impossible creates juicier versions of its plant-based burgers. The company is rolling out ...
2019-06-11, 18:13

Impossible Foods boss says we should tax meat to boost veg-based diets Impossible Foods' plant-based burgers will soon be cheaper than beef ones, steaks are coming, and the company will never sell out, says CEO Patrick B...
2019-06-28, 14:13

Extra red meat helpings linked to increased odds of death (Reuters Health) - Adults who increase the amount of red meat they consume over the years also increase their odds of dying sooner than those who hol...
2019-06-21, 03:13

Demand for whale meat is down. Why did Japan just resume commercial whaling? Japan resumed commercial whaling Monday after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal of traditionalists that's seen as a largely lost cause. &...
2019-07-02, 04:52

Blue Apron beefs up menu with Beyond Meat, shares surge 60% Blue Apron Holdings Inc's beleaguered stock surged 60% on Tuesday after the meal-kit subscription service said it would add Beyond Meat Inc's plant...
2019-07-16, 21:39

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attemp...
2019-07-03, 08:00

Beyond Meat's shares jump 2% after inking European production deal Shares of Beyond Meat jumped 2% in premarket trading Tuesday after the company said it inked a deal to produce its plant-based meat substitutes in Eu...
2019-05-28, 15:13

New $100 keto ‘breathalyzer’ puts your stinky meat breath to good use Put that nasty keto breath to good use, why don’t you. A new “breathalyzer” for those on the celeb-loved high-fat, low-carb diet will indicate just h...
2019-07-12, 00:52

Real human being Mitt Romney wants to remind you that "hot dog is my favorite meat" Mitt Romney is desperate for you to believe that he’s a real flesh-and-blood human being and not the skin-draped robot manufactured in a Koch brother...
2019-07-19, 04:52

Beyond Meat drops after Nestle says it's launching a veggie burger (BYND) Facebook/Beyond Meat Nestlé announced Monday that it will launch a veggie burger in the US this fall. Shares of Beyond Meat slid as much as ...
2019-06-03, 21:39

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sw...
2019-07-19, 22:39

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy ag...
2019-07-04, 21:52

The Warm-Up: Hazard Fever hits Madrid, but fans chant for Mbappe "Eden Hazard draws a crowd of 50,000 to the Bernabeu, but are they satisfied? Meanwhile, Phil Neville gets stuck into some spectacular World Cup beef...
2019-06-14, 10:52

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer l...
2019-06-21, 11:39

Candice Dupree scores 20 points, Fever beat winless Wings ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 20 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the winless Dallas Wings 76-72 on Thursday night. Kelsey Mitch...
2019-06-14, 04:39

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wedn...
2019-05-30, 09:00

Sparks beat Fever 90-84 to snap 3-game road losing streak Nneka Ogwumike had 22 points, six rebounds and six steals to lead the Los Angeles Sparks past the Indiana Fever 90-84      ...
2019-07-13, 03:52

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran | Michael H Fuchs The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream abo...
2019-06-18, 14:00

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since...
2019-07-18, 08:13

Revealed: rampant deforestation of Amazon driven by global greed for meat Investigation exposes how Brazil’s huge beef sector continues to threaten health of world’s largest rainforest‘We must not barter the Amazon rainfore...
2019-07-02, 18:00

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of d...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Who are you calling chicken? Tyson Foods is getting into the business of plant-based meat. Tyson Foods entered the crowded fray of alt-meat Thursday, with the country’s largest meat producer announcing it will produce plant-based meat produ...
2019-06-14, 01:13

Plant-based nuggets? Tyson Foods moves into meat alternatives Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut plant-based nuggets this summer as part of a new brand, Raised & Rooted.       ...
2019-06-13, 22:13

No meat please! Nestle may extend plant-based burger partnership with McDonald's Nestle could expand its plant-based burger sales partnership with fast food chain McDonald's beyond Germany and is also looking for other partners, t...
2019-06-11, 14:26

Brazil meat companies BRF and Marfrig agree to discuss merger -filing The boards of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have agreed to open discussion on a potential merger of the two companies ...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste l...
2019-06-13, 16:26

Blue Apron beefs up menus with Beyond Meat burgers, shares rise 33% Blue Apron Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would include Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers on its menus next month, betting on a multi-billion-...
2019-07-16, 18:01

Vegan blogger eating meat after diet caused ‘early menopause’ A former vegan who lived off a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, meat-free and refined sugar-free diet has ditched the plant-based regime and star...
2019-05-30, 18:00

Pizza Chain In Trouble For Covertly Serving Fake Meat: Report New Zealand pizza chain, Hell Pizza on Friday denied misleading customers by covertly serving fake meat, despite a lawyer's warning that the company ...
2019-06-28, 11:26

Beyond Meat to start plant-based meats production in Europe next year Vegan burger maker Beyond Meat Inc said on Tuesday it would begin making its plant-based meats in Europe next year, in an effort to expand production...
2019-05-28, 16:52

UPDATE 4-Beyond Meat sees sales more than doubling in 2019, shares jump 21% Beyond Meat Inc, a maker of plant-based burgers and sausages, said it expects to more than double its revenue and report breakeven EBITDA this year, ...
2019-06-07, 08:13

Blue Apron beefs up menus with Beyond Meat burgers, shares rise Blue Apron Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it would include Beyond Meat Inc's plant-based burgers on its menus from next month, a bet on the growing p...
2019-07-16, 16:26

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was a ‘ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch ...
2019-05-29, 15:13

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wed...
2019-07-12, 19:39

Today we're reminded that the singing Quiznos rats were real and not a collective fever dream There you are. It’s 2003. You’re chilling on your parent’s couch, flipping channels because you don’t have the luxury of Netflix or Hulu. You settle ...
2019-06-18, 07:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open th...
2019-06-19, 05:52

Vegan and meat-free fast-food options are growing. Here's where to find them. Del Taco and Blaze Pizza are joining the growing plant-based protein movement. The two restaurant chains are launching new vegan tacos and pizza...
2019-06-28, 00:26

Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protei...
2019-06-15, 01:39

Tyson enters crowded plant-based meat market with blended proteins U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc on Thursday launched its first vegan and mixed protein products as it joined a growing number of companies cateri...
2019-06-13, 14:39

Beyond Meat says it can supply any fast-food chain as Impossible Foods struggles with shortage As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any r...
2019-06-07, 01:00

Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but the...
2019-07-04, 00:26

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for internation...
2019-07-15, 03:26

Beyond Meat shares surge 27% as analysts predict more robust sales growth ahead Shares of Beyond Meat surged 27% Friday after analysts raised their price targets following the company's first quarterly report since going pub...
2019-06-07, 15:39

Tyson Foods unveils plant-based nuggets as it moves into meat alternatives (CNBC) – The nation’s biggest meat producer is plotting its entry into plant-based meat substitutes. Tyson Foods said Thursday it will debut pl...
2019-06-13, 23:00

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of u...
2019-06-05, 02:00

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about s...
2019-05-24, 23:01

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ...
2019-07-18, 22:26

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk abou...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 wh...
2019-06-18, 05:52

Lady Gaga’s Fashion Archive Is Going On Display In Las Vegas – Infamous Meat Dress Included Opening on May 30 in Las Vegas to coincide with her residency at the Park MGM, the Haus of Gaga exhibition showcases around 40 pieces of clothing and...
2019-05-30, 22:26

‘A willingness to fight’: Win or lose, Trump’s push for a citizenship question in the Census is red meat for his base While Trump’s combative strategy has so far yielded mixed results, it nonetheless allows Trump to cast himself as a relentless change agent — an imag...
2019-07-06, 21:26

Plant-based and vegan options continue to sprout with more meat-free products coming Since January, Del Taco, Burger King, Red Robin and QDOBA Mexican Eats have joined the meat-free revolution by adding new vegan-friendly menu items. ...
2019-07-01, 13:39

The Real-Life Diet of John Joseph, the 56-Year-Old Punk Icon Who Hates Meat The Cro-Mags singer (and repeat Ironman) sticks to a plant-based diet because, he says, humans ingest the suffering of animals after consuming their ...
2019-05-30, 15:52

Woman claims ‘lone star’ tick bite caused severe meat allergy A tick turned Kristie Downen into a vegan. “It was the last thing on my mind,” the Missouri farmer tells Springfield’s KSPR TV of h...
2019-07-01, 20:52

Hundreds of meat-eating fish with razor sharp teeth released in Arizona lake The hope is that the voracious fish will grow and eat many of the small bass in the lake, allowing the remaining bass to grow larger.   &#...
2019-05-30, 20:39

UPDATE 2-Chicken producer Perdue enters crowded plant-based meat market Perdue Foods, one of America's largest chicken producers, said it will sell frozen chicken nuggets mixed with cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protei...
2019-06-15, 03:00

Brazil's Monashees buys stake in plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro Brazilian plant-based meat producer Fazenda Futuro said on Thursday it has received its first round of investments, led by venture capital firm Monas...
2019-07-19, 02:39

Plant-based and vegan fast-food choices keep sprouting with more meat-free products coming Since January, Del Taco, Burger King, Red Robin and QDOBA Mexican Eats have joined the meat-free revolution by adding new vegan-friendly menu items. ...
2019-07-01, 19:52

After Japan Resumed Commercial Whaling This Week, Fishmarkets are Selling Whale Meat at ‘Celebration Prices’ (TOKYO) — Chunks of meat from the first whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week fetched “celebration prices”...
2019-07-04, 19:52

Beyond Meat's stock briefly tumbled after Tyson Foods touts plans to sell plant-based nuggets Shares of Beyond Meat were up slightly Thursday after falling about 4% in premarket trading after Tyson Foods announced plans to launch plant-based n...
2019-06-13, 19:00

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.   ...
2019-07-11, 21:52

There's a reason legendary butcher Pat LaFreida endorsed this $1,200 at-home overhead grill — I've been using it, and there's simply no better way to cook meat, pizza, or fish Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The $1,200 Otto Wilde OFB Grill is my new favorite cooking appliance. I've seared steak, blackened calamari, grilled...
2019-07-20, 02:26

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...
2019-05-21, 15:39

World-renowned cancer specialist praised by Prince William died of rare reaction to yellow fever jab, inquest finds A world-renowned cancer specialist hailed as a "pioneer" by Prince William died of a rare complication from a yellow fever vaccination, an inquest ha...
2019-05-28, 12:13

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...
2019-05-21, 15:39

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...
2019-06-17, 14:52

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...
2019-05-31, 02:13

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 ...
2019-05-27, 06:13

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...
2019-07-08, 15:39

Madagascar in last 8 as African Cup fairytale debut goes on Madagascar beat Congo 4-2 in a penalty shootout to ensure its fairytale debut at the African Cup of Nations continued as it advanced to the quarterfi...
2019-07-07, 22:00

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...
2019-05-27, 11:13

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...
2019-05-29, 02:13

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9....
2019-06-30, 22:52

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup CAIRO (AP) — 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...
2019-06-27, 21:52

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 ...
2019-05-27, 01:26

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 ...
2019-06-08, 21:39

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...
2019-07-08, 23:52

| 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...
2019-06-27, 19:52

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...
2019-05-28, 17:52

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 ...
2019-07-20, 02:00

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....
2019-06-18, 15:52

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 ...
2019-05-21, 16:26

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...
2019-05-23, 02:39

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...
2019-06-20, 12:52

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa ...
2019-07-06, 13:26

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free e...
2019-06-19, 22:00

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch the 10 best game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer. &#...
2019-06-17, 17:26

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch these 10 game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer. &#...
2019-06-17, 01:00

Grilling 'veggie burgers' for July 4th? In Mississippi, you better not call them meat A law passed this year takes aim at how vegan and vegetarian food companies market their imitation meat products.      ...
2019-07-03, 01:39

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has ...
2019-06-23, 20:26

South Africa stuns Salah and Egypt at African Cup South Africa scored with five minutes left to beat Egypt 1-0 and knock the stunned host and favorite out of the African Cup of Nations in the Round o...
2019-07-06, 23:52

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an upset victory over Nigeria to qualify for the last 16. Mada...
2019-06-30, 20:26

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...
2019-05-21, 14:52

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi CAIRO (AP) — Odion Ighalo scored a late winner four minutes after coming on as a substitute to see a relieved Nigeria squeeze past tournament debutan...
2019-06-22, 22:13

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director...
2019-05-29, 17:13

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 ...
2019-07-01, 00:52

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — 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...
2019-06-23, 22:13

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...
2019-05-31, 13:39

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...
2019-07-17, 20:52

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach H...
2019-06-28, 21:52

| 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...
2019-05-23, 00:00

| 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...
2019-05-31, 21:26

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male Africa...
2019-05-23, 04:39

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...
2019-06-07, 19:26

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...
2019-07-19, 18:00

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...
2019-06-07, 16:26

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that c...
2019-05-24, 15:52

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        ...
2019-07-04, 00:39

South African deputy president will not be sworn-in as MP today South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will not be sworn in as a lawmaker on Wednesday after requesting a postponement to address allegations...
2019-05-22, 09:52

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...
2019-06-06, 20:13

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...
2019-07-07, 20:00

| PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on Friday, Septe...
2019-07-17, 14:52

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...
2019-06-27, 19:26

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...
2019-07-21, 14:26

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near th...
2019-05-23, 21:26

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...
2019-06-21, 13:52

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attendi...
2019-06-06, 15:39

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...
2019-07-16, 21:39

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...
2019-05-30, 19:39

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...
2019-06-06, 19:52

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National ...
2019-05-22, 18:26

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...
2019-07-07, 18:13

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...
2019-05-31, 06:39

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...
2019-05-22, 22:13

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 ...
2019-06-28, 09:00

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...
2019-06-11, 13:13

| 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,...
2019-06-19, 15:00

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior ...
2019-06-30, 15:00

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and laun...
2019-06-11, 13:00

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'...
2019-06-06, 16:26

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...
2019-06-27, 20:00

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...
2019-06-19, 16:52

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...
2019-07-08, 00:26

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...
2019-07-07, 18:26

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...
2019-07-09, 11:39

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...
2019-05-22, 12:52

African elephant poaching has declined, but study warns they are still vulnerable Ivory demand has fallen, especially from Chinese markets -- the biggest driver behind poaching in Africa, according to a study that appeared in the j...
2019-06-06, 21:52

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 ...
2019-05-30, 21:13

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 for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in Pretoria on Tuesday, ...
2019-05-28, 09:00

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza will be sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he...
2019-05-28, 16:52

| 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...
2019-06-28, 13:39

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...
2019-06-07, 01:00

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...
2019-06-18, 21:26

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...
2019-06-04, 10:26

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries...
2019-06-16, 19:13

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 rul...
2019-07-16, 04:13

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...
2019-06-06, 18:52

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 ...
2019-06-07, 02:13

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...
2019-05-28, 07:13

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.       &...
2019-07-10, 04:26

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...
2019-07-19, 18:39

| 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...
2019-06-10, 15:13

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns a...
2019-06-14, 04:39

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...
2019-06-21, 15:13

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...
2019-07-03, 19:26

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.       &#...
2019-05-29, 14:52

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...
2019-05-21, 22:00

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...
2019-06-13, 02:26

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...
2019-06-01, 11:00

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...
2019-07-19, 15:26

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...
2019-06-23, 22:01

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...
2019-06-01, 05:39

| 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...
2019-06-07, 12:52

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. &...
2019-05-21, 16:52

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...
2019-05-21, 14:52

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...
2019-05-25, 20:13

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...
2019-06-10, 21:26

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...
2019-05-25, 14:26

| 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...
2019-06-14, 06:52

To solve 'goose poop' problem, Denver plans to kill the birds and use the meat to feed needy families The city of Denver plans to catch and kill thousands of Canada geese and donate the meat to charitable organizations.      ...
2019-07-04, 07:26

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 ...
2019-06-29, 13:26

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...
2019-06-03, 12:39

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...
2019-05-28, 20:26

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...
2019-07-10, 20:13

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...
2019-06-22, 16:13

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 ...
2019-07-16, 21:52

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...
2019-07-03, 04:00

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...
2019-07-21, 14:00

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts fun...
2019-06-28, 04:00

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...
2019-06-06, 00:52

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 ...
2019-07-15, 18:13

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...
2019-06-06, 00:13

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 ...
2019-06-02, 18:26

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...
2019-07-02, 17:00

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...
2019-05-21, 14:33

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...
2019-06-13, 15:39

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...
2019-07-05, 22:26

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former ...
2019-07-19, 12:13

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...
2019-06-02, 07:26

| 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 ...
2019-07-04, 16:52

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...
2019-05-25, 05:26

South African president meets state firm chiefs after resignations South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa held talks on Wednesday with executives of key state companies, including power utility Eskom and South Afri...
2019-06-05, 19:39

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...
2019-07-04, 17:52

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...
2019-05-29, 00:52

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...
2019-06-04, 03:26

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...
2019-07-15, 22:39

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...
2019-07-12, 11:26

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...
2019-06-27, 20:00

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...
2019-07-19, 05:52

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...
2019-06-17, 14:00

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 &...
2019-06-20, 13:39

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...
2019-06-24, 02:13

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...
2019-06-03, 19:00

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...
2019-07-10, 17:39

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...
2019-06-13, 18:52

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...
2019-07-13, 02:52

Sudan's military council studies African Union, Ethiopia's proposal Sudan's ruling military council said on Friday a proposal submitted by the African Union (AU) and Ethiopia received on June 27 is suitable for the re...
2019-06-29, 01:52

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...
2019-06-04, 09:13

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...
2019-05-21, 16:52

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...
2019-06-23, 23:39

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...
2019-07-17, 23:52

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their h...
2019-06-20, 21:26

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...
2019-06-04, 13:52

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...
2019-07-18, 07:26

Candace Owens spars with Dr. Cornel West over the impact of socialism on African-Americans A lively debate ensued on "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday evening between conservative commentator Candace Owens and renowned Harvard philosopher Dr....
2019-06-12, 20:00

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and g...
2019-07-15, 22:52