Category Archives: Sports

UN: 1 Million South Sudan Refugees Now in Uganda

KAMPALA, UGANDA The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis.

Ugandan officials say …

ICC Orders Ex-Islamic Radical to Pay Damages for Destruction of Mali Shrines

The International Criminal Court has ordered an Islamic extremist to pay $3.2 million in restitution for destroying centuries-old religious shrines in Mali.

Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi was convicted by the court last year for overseeing the …

South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda Reach One Million

KAMPALA Uganda is home to one million South Sudanese refugees. Aid agencies say the milestone number reached this week is a call to action for the international community to not only up donor support, but …

FIVE YEARS AFTER MARIKANA MASSACRE, BITTER TASTE OF LOSS REMAINS

RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, Five years since the Marikana massacre in South Africa’s North West Province and the bitter taste of loss still lingers among those who remain.

Thousands of mineworkers and political leaders gathered at …

ONLINE RHINO HORN AUCTIONS NOT YETR APPROVED IN SOUTH AFRICA, SAYS ENVIRONMENT DEPT

PRETORIA, The Department of Environmental Affairs says it has not yet approved the permit for next week’s online rhino horn auction in South Africa.

The auction is being held by private rhino owner John Hume, …

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