Category Archives: WORLD

Aretha Franklin, ‘Queen of Soul’, dies aged 76

Aretha Franklin, the “queen of soul” who became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died in Detroit at the age of 76.

Sweden: 80 set on fire by gangs in several cities

Dozens of cars have been set alight in Sweden overnight, in what police say may be a co-ordinate d criminal action.

Up to 80 vehicles were badly damaged by gangs of black-clad youths, beginning at about 21:00 local time

IS conflict: Up to 30,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq

Between 20,000 and 30,000 Islamic State (IS) militants remain in Syria and Iraq despite the group’s recent losses, according to a United Nations report.

Italy bridge: Genoa motorway collapse kills at least 22

A motorway bridge has collapsed near the northwestern Italian city of Genoa, sending vehicles plummeting up to 90m (295ft) to the ground and killing at least 22 people,

Luo-Nyanza is warming up ahead of Kenyatta visit after handshake

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Only last year, Mr Kenyatta would not have set foot in Luo Nyanza region, without heavy security deployment and eruption of ugly drama, mostly leading to loss of innocent lives

Killer man Hippo shot dead

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The animal attacked a Taiwanese tourist who came too close to it

Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) officials have shot the hippo that killed a Taiwanese tourist

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Israel’s PM has criticized Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honored the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack.

Singer Aretha Franklin said to be ‘seriously ill’

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Aretha Franklin is “seriously ill” and receiving hospice care in Detroit, according to US media.

Friends and family are reportedly at her side, as support

Hippo eats Chinese tourist in Kenya

A Chinese tourist has died after being bitten in the chest by a hippo he was trying to photograph in Kenya.

Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was tracking the animal at a wildlife resor

Behold: Dr Julias Nyerere is a philosopher and a Saint, Museveni is just a philosopher just-kaweesa keefa

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A Philosopher is a person who seeks wisdom or enlightenment, a scholar a thinker

He is a person, whose philosophical perspective makes

China holds One million Muslim Uighur’s in political camps

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A UN human rights committee has heard there are credible reports that China is holding a million Uighurs in “counter-extremism centres

Yemen war: Saudis to probe air strike 29 child deaths

The Saudi-led military coalition has announced it will investigate an air strike in Yemen which killed at least 29 children.

On its Twitter feed, Saudi-funded Al-Arabiya TV quoted a senior officia