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A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough

Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guaranteed a life in poverty if they are kept out of school....

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough

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Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor Blocking Ivory Coast cocoa as well as the chocolate produced from it would have broad effects on the U.S. chocolate and cocoa industry. The West Afri...
20:01 2019-07-16

West African countries plan to hike cocoa prices, citing “injustice” in chocolate industry. Can they reduce child labor? The world’s leading cocoa producers, Ghana and Ivory Coast, are joining together in an attempt to raise the commodity’s price, a move government offi...
07:48 2019-07-02

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African c...
03:32 2019-06-05

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rule...
18:48 2019-07-16

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo • Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for Sou...
19:00 2019-07-06

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of ...
19:32 2019-07-10

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their ...
20:48 2019-06-28

Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened South Africa shock hosts Egypt to set up a quarter-final with Nigeria. 11.16pm BST Related: Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
19:00 2019-07-06

South Africa 0-1 Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened M’Bark Boussoufa’s last-minute goal sent Morocco through as group winners and left the fate of a toothless South Africa very much in the balanceMadag...
15:16 2019-07-01

Indiana mom allegedly left child in hot car during interview with Department of Child Services: report An Indiana mom was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving her toddler in a hot car during a Department of Child Services interview, according to a re...
09:32 2019-07-19

Some GE Factories Reject New Labor Deal Workers at several General Electric factories voted against a new four-year contract, surprising the conglomerate and union leaders who had negotiate...
10:48 2019-07-10

The best time to book your Labor Day flight Labor Day is just 67 days away, which means that if you're looking for one last summer getaway before school starts, chances are you've already start...
13:16 2019-06-27

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear...
13:48 2019-06-18

Why the ‘skilled labor shortage’ is all about timing Dear John: The “skilled labor shortage” is BS. I just got a Master of Science degree in computer science with a focus on artificial intelligence, and...
03:00 2019-07-21

Southwest Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Labor Day Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will keep its Boeing 737 Max fleet on the ground through the Labor Day weekend, joining the only other U.S. ...
00:01 2019-06-14

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has tendered his resignation and will be temporarily replaced by Dep...
10:16 2019-07-12

CBOE C2 And Cfe Trading Schedule For Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL - August 25, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBO...
06:32 2019-05-22

Trump to nominate Scalia's son for labor secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, the oldest son of the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, t...
03:01 2019-07-19

Behind the Labor Department’s gambling game of job reports If we are to believe the US Labor Department, companies went through a massive hiring spurt in April and then slammed on the brakes in May. Neither i...
02:32 2019-06-11

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire...
15:01 2019-07-12

Schumer calls for Labor Sec to resign over Epstein Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and a growing list of Democrats say Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta should resign for his role in a 2008 plea dea...
16:48 2019-07-09

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading econom...
22:00 2019-07-14

CBOE, C2 and CFE Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL -- August 25, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Excha...
00:16 2019-05-22

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity The U.N.'s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancello...
09:48 2019-06-10

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia to be labor secretary President Donald Trump on Thursday said he plans to nominate Gene Scalia, the son of late Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, to be labor...
20:48 2019-07-18

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein onl...
20:16 2019-07-12

Trump likely to pick Scalia's son for labor secretary: Politico U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to pick Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the secretary of labor, ...
19:16 2019-07-18

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.  &#...
15:32 2019-06-12

CBOE, CBSX and CFE Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, August 26, 2010- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) and CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) today announced the f...
18:32 2019-05-22

CBOE, CFE, C2 and CBSX Trading Schedule for the Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 14, 2013 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)...
10:48 2019-05-22

High Heels at Work Are ‘Necessary,’ Says Japan’s Labor Minister Japan’s health and labor minister said Wednesday that it is “necessary” for companies to make women wear high heels at work, the BB...
04:16 2019-06-06

CBOE, C2, CFE, and CBSX Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO, IL, August 23, 2012 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedule for Chicago Board Options Exchange (...
11:48 2019-05-22

Labor union leader Héctor Figueroa dead at 57 Héctor Figueroa, the president of Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union and one the nation’s most influential labor leaders, died o...
14:48 2019-07-12

Softer Labor Market Could Strengthen Case for Rate Cut May employment report adds to signs the U.S. economy was cooling even before the recent escalation in trade tensions—which could make it easier for F...
15:48 2019-06-07

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decad...
08:16 2019-07-10

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and ...
22:16 2019-07-09

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—ther...
12:48 2019-06-10

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did n...
13:48 2019-07-11

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite sign...
17:00 2019-05-28

AFL-CIO leadership: the two women vying to be America's top labor official Liz Shuler and Sara Nelson, both in their 40s and from Oregon, lead the undeclared race to succeed Richard Trumka at the union federationLiz Shuler a...
13:32 2019-07-08

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both ...
20:48 2019-06-17

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster audit...
11:00 2019-06-28

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed...
15:48 2019-07-05

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role...
15:32 2019-07-10

WRAPUP 2-U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength...
12:01 2019-06-20

WRAPUP 1-U.S. labor market on solid footing; manufacturing still slowing The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to underlying labor market strength...
09:16 2019-06-20

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Syna...
19:32 2019-05-23

NHLPA's Don Fehr addresses player labor concerns NHLPA executive director Don Fehr discusses escrow, which a majority of player representatives consider the biggest issue in CBA talks. (June 16) &#...
18:48 2019-06-17

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christi...
14:48 2019-07-11

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement,...
12:48 2019-06-21

Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary President Trump intends to nominate Eugene Scalia, a son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, as secretary of labor, sources said, tappi...
21:32 2019-07-18

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could fin...
11:32 2019-06-10

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some emp...
21:48 2019-07-02

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data. ...
12:16 2019-07-05

High Profile Labor Leader Has a New Gig Fighting Against Teacher's Unions Andy Stern spent 14 years as the head of the SEIU, America’s most politically active labor union. He was perhaps the most visible union leader in Ame...
14:32 2019-07-22

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly ...
02:00 2019-07-19

Trump Plans to Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Job Mr. Scalia, the son of Antonin Scalia who worked in the Bush administration, is expected to bring a pro-business approach and stability to the Labor ...
20:00 2019-07-18

Pregnant bikini model shamed for ‘problematic’ labor photoshoot A bikini model has been slammed online for posing for a staged photo with a full face of makeup to announce that she had gone into labor. Australian ...
17:48 2019-06-04

Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made wi...
03:48 2019-07-17

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labo...
18:48 2019-07-16

CBOE Holdings’ Exchanges Trading Schedule for Labor Day Holiday CHICAGO -- August 29, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the following trading schedules for Chicago Board Optio...
09:48 2019-05-21

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked u...
02:48 2019-07-05

Schumer: Labor Secretary Acosta should resign over Jeffrey Epstein case Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called for Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign over his handling of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s Florid...
13:32 2019-07-09

Nancy Pelosi calls for labor secretary to resign over Epstein deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign for negotiating a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein that allowed the multimi...
13:32 2019-07-09

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say t...
00:48 2019-06-07

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire...
17:48 2019-07-10

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbi...
02:32 2019-06-03

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontb...
05:16 2019-07-22

First 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' festival occurs Labor Day weekend Niantic promised real-world events for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the same vein as Pokémon Go Fests when it announced the game's offi...
00:00 2019-06-29

Japan labor minister: Dress codes requiring high heels 'necessary' Dress codes by Japanese companies that require women to wear high heels are "occupationally necessary," Tokyo's labor minister said in response to a ...
14:32 2019-06-06

Bob Hawke: key moments in the life and career of Labor's longest serving PM – video Bob Hawke led Labor to four election victories. Born in South Australia, he grew in Western Australia and won a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford Universi...
08:48 2019-05-21

10 cheap Labor Day weekend getaways: Chicago, Denver, Vancouver, St. Lucia and more We have one more summer holiday weekend ahead of us. Do know where you're going to spend Labor Day? SmarterTravel.com has ideas, from islands to...
03:48 2019-07-23

Nationals launch ‘kids eat free’ program at home games through Labor Day Kids 12 and under can receive a free hot dog, potato chips or apple sauce and drink, in a program the Nationals say is unique in Major League Basebal...
01:16 2019-07-20

Lawmakers push for labor secretary's resignation over Epstein plea deal Senior Democrats are renewing calls for Alexander Acosta to step down or face congressional scrutiny for 2008 ‘sweetheart deal’The US labor secretary...
22:16 2019-07-08

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein,...
13:16 2019-07-12

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like...
18:32 2019-05-21

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the admi...
11:16 2019-07-12

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison gove...
07:16 2019-07-23

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019...
11:16 2019-07-12

Trump to nominate son of late Justice Antonin Scalia for Labor secretary President Trump said Thursday that he plans to nominate the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to be the next Labor secretary. Trump sa...
23:16 2019-07-18

Japan, South Korea raise stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with South Korea ...
16:48 2019-07-09

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhe...
15:00 2019-06-14

Japan, South Korea raise the stakes in dispute over forced labor Japan and South Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supplies of smartphones and chips, with S...
09:32 2019-07-09

Trump may leave Pizzella 'acting' labor secretary to avoid Senate fight President Trump has given little indication that he intends to formally nominate Deputy Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella to replace departing Labor S...
01:00 2019-07-16

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epste...
22:16 2019-07-09

UPDATE 2-Codelco reports drop in copper output as labor talks loom Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, reported an 18% year-on-year drop in its first-quarter copper output on Thursday, as unions at its Chu...
20:16 2019-05-30

Watch: Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends non-prosecution deal with Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering rep...
15:16 2019-07-10

South Korea calls for probe as forced labor feud with Japan deepens South Korea called on Friday for an international investigation of what it said were accusations by Japanese officials that it had passed some high-t...
08:16 2019-07-12

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea de...
12:48 2019-07-12

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Kor...
06:32 2019-07-01

Labor Secretary Pick Scalia Has Long Fought Rules Aimed at Business In Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regul...
18:32 2019-07-19

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over his role in sex case plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday as scrutiny intensified about the non-prosecutorial plea deal he made with billionaire financier Jeffrey ...
10:16 2019-07-12

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor follo...
10:48 2019-07-12

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the lat...
12:16 2019-07-19

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for s...
15:32 2019-07-09

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s dis...
03:48 2019-05-30

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Flor...
16:16 2019-07-10

Japan may take South Korea wartime labor dispute to International Court of Justice: NHK Japan is considering taking a dispute with South Korea over its compensation of wartime forced laborers to the International Court of Justice as the ...
21:32 2019-07-17

Trump labor secretary who cut Epstein deal plans to slash funds for sex trafficking victims Democrats condemn as ‘amoral’ Alex Acosta’s proposed 80% funding cut for US agency that combats child sex trafficking Alexander Acosta, the US labor ...
08:16 2019-07-10

Trump 'feels badly' for labor secretary amid calls for resignation over Epstein case Alexander Acosta accused of helping Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, escape justice 10 years ago by securing a plea dealDonald Trump on...
06:00 2019-07-10

Acosta's replacement at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department following the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scru...
12:48 2019-07-12

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jef...
11:48 2019-07-12

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jef...
13:32 2019-07-12

Japan export curbs on South Korea may widen rift over wartime labor compensation Japan's restrictions on certain tech exports to South Korea are deepening a decades-long feud over wartime forced labor and may make compromise harde...
09:16 2019-07-12

South Korea proposes joint fund with Japan to compensate forced wartime labor South Korea said on Wednesday it proposed a joint fund with Japan to compensate South Koreans forced to work by Japanese companies during World War T...
06:32 2019-06-19

Tony Burke floats Green New Deal-style approach to Labor's climate policy Shadow environment minister says ALP can’t keep pushing a market mechanism to reduce emissions nor could it ‘give up’ on tackling crisisThe shadow en...
03:32 2019-05-23

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor sec...
22:16 2019-07-10

Trump to Nominate Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s Son for Labor Secretary We all know that President Trump met up with nepotism in a back alley, punched it in the balls, and hit it over the head with one of Ivanka’s kitten ...
16:48 2019-07-19

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution fo...
13:32 2019-07-10

Rocket Mortgage Classic: Protesters gather outside Detroit Golf Club over labor dispute Protesters gathered at Detroit Golf Club on Wednesday in the wake of an ongoing labor dispute. The Rocket Mortgage Classic begins Thursday.  &#...
17:16 2019-06-27

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous wee...
20:48 2019-06-13

Eugene Scalia, Trump's labor nominee, frustrated Obama's agenda with mastery of legal minutiae President Trump’s nomination of Eugene Scalia to lead the Labor Department would put one of the private-sector attorneys most responsible for frustra...
00:16 2019-07-20

Bernie Sanders defends campaign salaries after Post report of labor dispute with unionized organizers The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize some of its staff, who have complained that they make less per hour than the $15 minimum wage Sander...
01:16 2019-07-20

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its month...
15:48 2019-06-11

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ...
23:00 2019-06-30

Trump defends 'excellent' labor secretary amid scrutiny over Epstein plea deal – live Donald Trump ignores calls for Alexander Acosta to resign over role in securing a lenient 2008 plea deal for financier Jeffrey EpsteinSign up for the...
17:32 2019-07-09

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionair...
17:16 2019-07-09

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Eps...
15:32 2019-07-10

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed sc...
13:32 2019-07-09

United Auto Workers union opens tense labor talks with Ford, GM, Fiat Chrysler The talks are expected to be the most contentious in a decade amid "America first" policies from the Trump administration, a tight labor market and t...
16:32 2019-07-15

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-p...
09:00 2019-07-09

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign ...
14:16 2019-07-12

Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Exit poll for the Dutch shows fractured European Parliament vote: Labor gets 5 seats, populists get 4 out of 26 total. ...
16:16 2019-05-23

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo New...
05:16 2019-06-06

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accus...
12:16 2019-07-12

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents s...
05:16 2019-07-19

'We need change': Amazon workers are planning a labor strike on Prime Day Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Minneapolis are using the Prime Day strike to push for higher pay and better working conditions.    ...
14:48 2019-07-10

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the fact...
12:32 2019-06-22

Trump nominates Eugene Scalia, son of Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia, as labor secretary Reuters President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be his new labor...
05:32 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Gene Scalia, son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, for secretary of labor President Trump on Thursday night announced he's nominating attorney Gene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to replac...
04:16 2019-07-19

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame...
16:32 2019-07-12

|Africa'sworkforcesettoovertakeAsiabyendofthe21stcentury Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demogra...
15:32 2019-07-20

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey...
19:32 2019-06-03

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams hav...
23:48 2019-06-19

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number...
06:32 2019-07-11

Should you co-sign your child’s loan? With housing prices on the rise, young buyers with scant credit or low incomes are hard-pressed to qualify for loans. But their parents help in quali...
10:16 2019-05-28

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets t...
17:32 2019-05-21

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winn...
18:32 2019-06-30

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way ...
11:48 2019-07-15

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final a...
13:16 2019-05-29

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helpe...
15:32 2019-05-23

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think...
14:32 2019-07-11

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targe...
15:32 2019-06-13

How to manage your child's screen time (and why you should) In an age when we all have a tiny computer in our pockets, it's important that we learn to limit screen time in favor of actual human interactio...
19:32 2019-05-24

Joanna Krupa Is Pregnant With Her First Child Joanna Krupa is going to be a mom. The 40-year-old Real Housewives of Miami alum and model announced on Instagram on Sunday, via a photo of her hold...
16:48 2019-05-26

I want to have a fourth child, but my husband has put his foot down Think about the planet, the population explosion – and the real reasons behind your dream number, advises Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I would really...
01:32 2019-06-23

Girl, 10, 6th known child to die after US border detention HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unr...
20:01 2019-05-22

The green bank for kids - set up by a child José Adolfo Quisocala teaches poor children how to save and to earn money by recyclingHe is a Peruvian banker who encourages schoolchildren to save, ...
07:16 2019-05-31

TikTok under investigation over child data use UK inquiry looking at whether video-sharing app breaches data protection lawThe video-sharing app TikTok is under investigation in the UK for how it ...
11:16 2019-07-02

Child dies after using homemade zip line PHOENIX (AP) – An 8-year-old Arizona boy who was injured while trying to ride a homemade zip line has died. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s...
01:48 2019-07-07

Baseball player distraught after child hit A child is taken to hospital after she was hit by a foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr at the Houston Astros' stadium,...
09:16 2019-05-30

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to third child Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave birth to her third child...
12:32 2019-07-22

Ocean Vuong: ‘As a child I would ask: What’s napalm?’ How did a Vietnamese refugee come to write what many are hailing as the great American novel?While he was an undergraduate, Ocean Vuong formed the ha...
09:48 2019-06-09

5 ways to protect your child online Modern gadgets are so easy to use, so powerful, and so attractive to young eyes, that it's difficult to police a child's digital life. ...
05:32 2019-06-06

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100...
10:48 2019-07-21

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored th...
01:00 2019-05-31

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa late...
09:32 2019-05-21

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe ...
05:16 2019-06-05

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in...
22:48 2019-07-14

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the...
10:48 2019-05-21

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is pa...
08:48 2019-05-21

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa...
17:32 2019-06-08

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
04:48 2019-06-10

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
20:00 2019-06-11

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early d...
00:48 2019-07-20

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Af...
17:00 2019-06-11

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa...
08:16 2019-06-04

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Sa...
07:32 2019-07-19

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to k...
22:16 2019-06-15

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins i...
15:32 2019-06-17

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outwe...
15:48 2019-05-28

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of see...
19:48 2019-06-27

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gest...
06:00 2019-07-10

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to w...
03:48 2019-06-23

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, whil...
15:32 2019-06-22

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and ...
12:48 2019-06-28

Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but st...
15:48 2019-07-10

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon...
14:48 2019-07-02

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, shoul...
10:48 2019-06-28

Uganda v Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – live! Minute-by-updates from the 8pm kick-off in CairoFootball Weekly: England heartache, Copa América and AfconAny thoughts? You can email Paul | tweet @P...
15:16 2019-07-05

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South Africa...
05:32 2019-07-01

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with t...
04:00 2019-07-11

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and h...
03:48 2019-07-11

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early d...
14:48 2019-07-23

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Play...
14:48 2019-06-20

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the e...
10:16 2019-05-29

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's gro...
07:16 2019-07-09

Millions of child grooms forced into marriage, UN says Some 115 million boys worldwide entered marriage before the age of 18, a new study by the UN's children's agency shows. The marriage of minors "steal...
06:32 2019-06-07

Yan Dhanda: ‘I was racially abused as a child but I never let it affect me’ The Swansea City midfielder is one of the few Asians playing professionally in this country and he wants to inspire others to do the sameThere is a w...
05:16 2019-07-22

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate i...
13:16 2019-07-08

How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach How do you raise a child without phones? Hire a coach. That is what some families are doing to help kids. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.  ...
08:32 2019-07-08

Guatemalans still risk migration despite child deaths in US News of the deaths of five Guatemalan children in U.S. immigration custody in the last half year has reached the remote, sweltering towns and hamlets...
17:32 2019-06-05

Chelsea Clinton Announces the Birth of Her Third Child (NEW YORK) — Chelsea Clinton has announced the birth of her third child. Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky was born Monday. The former U.S. first daught...
18:48 2019-07-22

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy...
03:16 2019-06-17

UN: On average, one migrant child has died per day since 2014 A report by the UN's migration office said children are dying during migration at alarming rates, most of them perishing on the Mediterranean. The de...
01:32 2019-06-29

'All That' alum Danny Tamberelli welcomes first child Danny Tamberelli’s Father’s Day was “All That” and more after the former Nickelodeon star and his wife Katelyn Detweiler on Monday announced the birt...
17:00 2019-06-17

What's Going On With Those Child Porn Allegations Against Alex Jones New details surfaced Monday concerning the allegations that child pornography had been discovered on a server linked to conspiracy theorist and radio...
02:48 2019-06-18

Child soldiers used in Yemen civil war, report says All sides of the conflict are responsible for using children in battle, a new report says. Since 2012, when the civil war in Yemen begun, at least 70...
19:16 2019-07-16

Tucson man convicted of child sexual abuse TUCSON – A man awaits sentencing after being convicted of sexually assaulting a child on Tuesday. Christopher James Preston, 52, of Tucson and member...
20:16 2019-07-18

Updates From Child's Play, Russian Doll, and More Mark Hamill talks about defying expectations while lending his voice to Chucky. Robert Kirkman’s sci-fi series Oblivion Song is being turned into a m...
13:32 2019-06-12

Chucky may be wi-fi enabled in the new Child’s Play, but it’s hardly an upgrade Kids these days, with their newfangled wi-fi enabled homicidal dolls. Back when we were whippersnappers attending the 1988 stab-a-thon Child’s Play, ...
17:16 2019-06-20

T-Ball Child Elevates Bat Flip To Deadly Art This young T-baller identified as Abelardo served up a mighty hit, circled around to find a target, and flung his bat directly toward the cameraman, ...
18:00 2019-06-21

An average of 1 migrant child has died each day since 2014: UN Migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those...
12:32 2019-06-28

Strawberries and child support; a Thai partnership Mother of three, Mhee Saesong, a strawberry farmer from Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand, has always struggled alongside her husband to provide fo...
23:16 2019-06-28

Lovingly, a family raises an intersex child – again OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A Utah mom of two intersex children born two decades apart is rejecting the secrecy that often surrounds people born with both mal...
12:48 2019-06-09

Leader of La Luz Del Mundo charged with child rape California authorities have charged the leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz Del Mundo — a church based in Mexico that claims over 1 million ...
21:16 2019-06-04

Australian cardinal to appeal child sex convictions MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Catholic convicted of child sex abuse will soon ask an Australian appeals court to reverse convictions on...
08:16 2019-06-04

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in 173 of 176 countries it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and protected f...
15:48 2019-05-28

VanVleet's shot reborn after birth of 2nd child A day after the birth of his second child, Fred VanVleet broke out of his shooting slump and had his best game of the playoffs, scoring 13 points off...
05:48 2019-05-22

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Seco...
11:48 2019-05-21

Child injured in likely mountain lion attack California wildlife officials say a mountain lion is likely the animal that attacked and injured a 4-year-old boy Monday in a wilderness park near Sa...
03:16 2019-05-29

| Girl, 10, sixth known migrant child to die in US custody US authorities say that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case...
16:48 2019-05-23

Kate Mara and Jamie Bell Welcome Their First Child Kate Mara is officially a mom! The actress and Jamie Bell welcomed their first child together earlier this month. And it's a girl! "We had a baby ...
01:48 2019-05-28

Ex-NFL player to go on trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daugh...
18:32 2019-05-22

Argentine pediatrician detained for child pornography BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Authorities in Argentina say they have detained one of the chief pediatricians at a respected children’s hospita...
17:32 2019-05-29

U.S. Congress considers whether to require car child alerts Automakers would be required to install technology on new vehicles that alerts exiting parents to check for children in the back seat under legislati...
16:16 2019-05-23

The Bachelor's Arie and Lauren Luyendyk Welcome Their First Child The Bachelor family is growing once again! Arie Luyendyk Jr. and his wife Lauren Luyendyk are officially parents after welcoming a baby girl into th...
19:32 2019-05-29

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A r...
22:16 2019-05-22

Algeria fans celebrate Africa Cup of Nations win – video Fans have been celebrating Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations title after a second-minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in ...
06:00 2019-07-20

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" be...
04:32 2019-05-24

Algeria v Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – live! Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in CairoMadagascar win shootout to extend dream runYou can email Daniel here or tweet him here 9.02pm BST 46 min Of...
16:16 2019-07-07

South Africa stun hosts Egypt with late win "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
17:00 2019-07-06

South Africa slings back the fynbos-flavored gin Last year, gin consumption in South Africa grew by an astonishing 50 percent, to half a pint for every man, woman and child. No wonder that distiller...
20:16 2019-06-28

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdi...
05:16 2019-06-10

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy....
20:16 2019-07-07

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals a...
07:32 2019-05-29

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nati...
12:48 2019-07-08

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
17:16 2019-05-21

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win las...
12:48 2019-06-28

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lac...
00:48 2019-06-09

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in...
01:00 2019-06-09

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage bot...
09:32 2019-05-29

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in s...
11:48 2019-07-11

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved ...
21:32 2019-05-22

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
09:00 2019-06-17

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwa...
07:16 2019-05-29

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country...
17:16 2019-06-02

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park _____ JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which expe...
20:48 2019-06-15

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egy...
23:32 2019-07-03

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a fi...
14:32 2019-05-25

Cameroon 0-0 Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened There were no goals exchanged as Cameroon and Ghana maintained their unbeaten records in the Africa Cup of Nations 7.51pm BST Cameroon probably just ...
03:16 2019-06-30

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling th...
12:16 2019-06-03

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 7.43pm BST Al...
14:48 2019-06-13

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a s...
21:48 2019-05-29

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
16:16 2019-05-21

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia c...
08:16 2019-06-12

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals...
00:48 2019-05-30

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Pa...
14:48 2019-06-12

| Markram, Bavuma to lead South Africa 'A' in India CSA has named Aiden Markram as captain of the four-day squad and Temba Bavuma as captain of the one-day squad for the SA 'A' tour to India in August ...
21:48 2019-06-29

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana eithe...
17:48 2019-06-29

PepsiCo to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food for $1.7 billion PepsiCo has struck a deal to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for $1.7 billion, the companies said on Friday, lifting Pioneer's shares and boo...
06:48 2019-07-19

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales ...
11:32 2019-06-15

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – T...
09:32 2019-06-15

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance b...
03:16 2019-06-29

Africa's vision for the future – much more than a free trade deal The Agenda 2063 is meant to bring Africa together in a multitude of ways. However, at an AU summit in Niger, the main focus will be on a free trade a...
13:32 2019-07-05

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a tea...
13:32 2019-07-01

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China is back on track at the Women's World Cup, tied for second in Group B after a 1-0 victory in South Africa, and focused on it goal of moving int...
15:32 2019-06-14

South Africa edge neighbours Namibia to make last 16 "South Africa\u0027s Bongani Zungu scored with a header from a second-half corner to secure a 1-0 win over Namibia on Friday and his country\u0027s f...
06:48 2019-06-29

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the Sta...
07:32 2019-06-11

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Specia...
13:16 2019-06-11

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eig...
02:48 2019-06-13

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Gha...
17:48 2019-07-12

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Trip to Africa Pack your bags, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly heading to Africa later this year. Reports about the ...
17:16 2019-06-12

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on...
06:32 2019-05-25

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom too vital to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom,...
16:48 2019-06-20

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watchi...
09:16 2019-07-18

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa used his state of the nation address on Thursday to pledge to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of ...
14:32 2019-06-20

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His Cabinet shows a clear intent for reform, but it...
19:48 2019-05-30

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, according to a stud...
15:16 2019-05-28

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the c...
08:48 2019-06-20

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Youcef Belaili struck early in the second half as Algeria edged ...
15:32 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat Burundi to close in on last-16 • Group B: Madagascar 1-0 Burundi• Marco Ilaimaharitra’s free-kick puts last-16 place in sightMadagascar, debutants at the Africa Cup of Nations, too...
15:32 2019-06-27

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown wi...
19:32 2019-06-20

Africa's CFA Franc – colonial relic or stabilizing force? Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA curr...
19:48 2019-05-27

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
23:32 2019-05-28

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s ne...
12:00 2019-05-22

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a lon...
23:48 2019-06-04

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with...
01:32 2019-06-22

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of lif...
19:32 2019-05-30

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to ...
12:32 2019-05-22

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new pre...
08:00 2019-05-25

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as c...
08:32 2019-05-27

How Elephants May Help Africa’s Rainforests Fight Climate Change Although we’re wiping them out with little consideration of it, big herbivores matter. Hippo poop helps Africa’s largest lake flourish; bison wallowi...
13:48 2019-07-16

UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will head to southern Africa later this year for their first official overseas tour as a family since the ...
15:32 2019-06-27

South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption at inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence...
15:32 2019-07-15

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Afri...
19:32 2019-05-22

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran ou...
18:48 2019-06-21

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is l...
11:16 2019-06-28

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Mad...
13:00 2019-06-18

South Africa’s president responds to critical report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will urgently challenge in court a report by the country’s corruption watchdog that fou...
13:48 2019-07-21

South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over milit...
11:48 2019-07-15

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned...
12:00 2019-06-06

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against E...
04:16 2019-06-01

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of eve...
09:16 2019-07-09

Into the Lighthouse: the UK’s first safe space for child sex abuse victims Radical one-stop shop aims to provide care and support to traumatised childrenTucked behind a busy north London road, the UK’s first “safe space” for...
02:00 2019-07-17

Prestonsburg Man Wanted On Child Sex Exploitation Charges Turns Self In PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) –A Prestonsburg man wanted on charges related to sexual exploitation of a minor has turned himself in. Authorities s...
13:48 2019-05-31

Irate New Jersey mom bites cop outside child’s school: police A New Jersey mom attacked two police officers — and bit one of them three times — in front of her child’s school after she refused to comply with new...
19:16 2019-06-18

New president pledges to cure 'sick child' El Salvador El Salvador's new President Nayib Bukele took office on Saturday pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a "sick child" fo...
17:16 2019-06-01

Poverty, Not Litchis, Likely Reason Behind Bihar Child Deaths As teams of the Bihar government and central agencies try to unravel the exact reason for the death of over 150 children suffering from Acute Encepha...
19:16 2019-06-23

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daugh...
20:32 2019-05-22

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and retu...
22:48 2019-06-14

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan repor...
06:32 2019-05-30

Robin Williams' Son Zak Honors First Child With Late Actor's Name It's a party of three! Zak Pym Williams welcomed a baby boy with fiancée Olivia June, People reports. The 36-year-old entrepreneur paid tribute to h...
20:32 2019-06-12

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and auth...
18:48 2019-05-21

Will taking time to raise my child hurt my career? I’ve been on maternity leave for five years. I’m ready to go back into full-time work, but how should I word this gap into my cover letter without lo...
20:00 2019-06-30

Police: 2 die, 1 child missing after woman drives into river KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally ...
09:32 2019-06-18

Child struck by foul ball in Houston, taken to hospital A line-drive foul ball off the bat of Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. missed the netting protecting fans down the third base line and struc...
07:16 2019-05-30

Teacher takes in foster child to help him get kidney transplant When a Colorado boy in foster care was bumped off the list to receive a kidney transplant due to a lack of stable housing, one teacher decided to ste...
14:32 2019-05-31

Monsoon storms might induce child birth for some women PHOENIX (KPNX) — The monsoon season brings wind, rain, flooding, dust and some very serious insurance claims for many people in Arizona. The season, ...
00:32 2019-06-18

Deported child molester caught crossing the border EL PASO – A previously deported child molester was arrested as he tried to cross the border near El Paso, Texas on Saturday. Julianito De Jesu...
22:16 2019-05-22

A 10-year-old from El Salvador is the 6th migrant child to die in US custody in 8 months The death toll of migrant children in U.S. custody rose to six after federal authorities acknowledged that a 10-year-old girl died eight months ago. ...
23:00 2019-05-22

Pelosi gets emotional over photo of drowned father and child House Speaker Nancy Pelosi grew emotional at a press conference Thursday when asked to describe her reaction to a shocking photo of a drowned father ...
01:48 2019-06-28

Beauty products send a small child to the ER every two hours (Reuters Health) - Injuries from cosmetics, shampoo and other personal care products send one young child to a U.S. emergency room every two hours, a...
12:00 2019-06-20

Study: Child injury from abuse more likely with male caregiver At least one in seven children in the United States has children abuse or neglect just over the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Contr...
15:16 2019-06-27

Democratic hopefuls journey to child migrant camp Democratic presidential hopefuls on Thursday visited a detention center for young migrants in the US state of Florida. (June 27)    &...
21:32 2019-06-27

Protesters demand firing of Utah cop who pulled gun on child WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Dozens of protesters have gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand the firing of an officer who pulled hi...
13:00 2019-06-15

Defendants confess to child sex abuse at German campsite Three men on trial for sexually abusing dozens of children at a campsite in the German town of Lügde have confessed in court. The case is one of the ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Alabama orders ‘chemical castration’ of some child molesters MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a...
10:16 2019-06-16

The Latest: Sheriff: Child’s remains found in Arkansas HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the search for a 4-year-old Texas girl reported missing in early May (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Houston police say the...
20:32 2019-05-31

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t the Blast) pending, but Robert “R.” Kelly has rep...
23:32 2019-06-19

Democratic hopefuls visit child migrant camp More Democratic presidential hopefuls converged on the shelter for migrant children in Homestead, Florida on Friday. (June 28)    ...
20:16 2019-06-28

Police Charge Monticello Man With Rape, Sodomy Of Child WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Wayne County have arrested a Monticello man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child. Colter J. Dav...
07:32 2019-06-15

The Youngest Child Separated From His Family at the Border Was 4 Months Old Baby Constantin spent five months of his first year in a foster home. His family got a painful look at America’s experiment with family separation as...
01:00 2019-06-17

Correction: Gun Pointed At Black Child-Protest story WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — In a story June 13 about planned protests outside a Utah police agency after an officer pointed his gun at a black child, Th...
15:00 2019-06-14

We cordially request the Jessica Walter cut of Child’s Play Everyone knows the great Brad Dourif as the raspy, profane voice of killer doll Chucky, but, though he was always cast as Child’s Play’s Charles Lee ...
17:16 2019-06-20

"How Many Wickets?": Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health ...
14:48 2019-06-17

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to...
02:16 2019-06-24

Chris Brown and Ammika Harris Expecting First Child Together Congratulations are in order for Chris Brown! The rapper is expecting his second child with Ammika Harris, according to multiple reports. Their curr...
17:16 2019-06-14

Utah will investigate case of police drawing gun on child WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — An attorney for a Utah police department where a white officer drew his gun on a 10-year-old black child says Utah law enfor...
19:16 2019-06-14

Jackdaniel and Tiamarie: why giving your child an unusual name can be risky A couple in Hull have been mocked for accidentally naming their children after drinks brands. People are looking to go beyond Archie or Lily – but ho...
13:00 2019-07-12

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According t...
04:32 2019-06-19

| Sri Lanka 'super woman' cop guilty of child abuse Sri Lanka's Supreme Court fined an award-winning woman police officer for illegally detaining and intimidating a teenage girl to frame a local politi...
05:16 2019-06-15

Alabama orders 'chemical castration' of some child molesters Alabama will require some sex offenders whose crimes involve children to take chemical castration medication during parole, a requirement that has pr...
08:48 2019-06-16

Child among those killed as fire rips through Queens home A raging fire tore through a Queens home early Sunday, leaving two people dead — one of them a child, according to authorities. In total, two people ...
13:32 2019-07-21

The Netherlands places missing child alerts on ATMs The Netherlands will be the first country in the world to display Amber alerts on ATMs when a child is reported missing. The initiative, which went i...
10:32 2019-05-28

A letter to … my brother, who stopped talking to me when I adopted a child ‘You froze me out. Even when I stood in front of you at a party, you stared ahead as if I wasn’t there’That day, as we started to organise our uncle’...
02:16 2019-06-08

Bangladeshi Man, Arrested For Child Rapes, Says He's "Possessed By Satan" Bangladeshi police have arrested a religious school's principal for allegedly raping at least a dozen children under his care, an official said Frida...
16:16 2019-07-05

1 child dead, 1 critical after St. Louis drive-by shooting ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 3-year-old girl is dead and another child is critically wounded after a drive-by shooting in St. Louis. The shooting happened Sund...
12:16 2019-06-10

One Child and the Suspect Are Among the Dead After a Knife Attack in Japan At least three people have died and more than a dozen others were injured when a man began stabbing children and other passengers waiting for a bus i...
01:01 2019-05-28

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in J...
02:48 2019-07-12

2 dead, including child, after stabbing spree in Japan Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult and one chil...
21:32 2019-05-27

22 caught in Michigan sting targeting child sex solicitation Authorities in Michigan say they've arrested 22 people as part of an online child sex sting targeting suspects who are accused of soliciting sex with...
21:32 2019-06-10

Leader of La Luz del Mundo church charged with child rape The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has...
11:32 2019-06-05

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child will keep working A Utah officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old boy during a pursuit of armed suspects will continue to work amid an independent review of the inc...
21:32 2019-06-10

Report finds no evidence child bitten at daycare TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Health Services says there isn’t enough evidence to prove a woman’s claim that her child was bit...
08:32 2019-07-23

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says...
17:48 2019-05-23

Police say DNA links uncle to disappearance of Utah child The search for a missing 5-year-old girl has stretched into a fourth day in Utah, with police saying her 21-year-old uncle is the suspect in her disa...
17:32 2019-05-28

| Mum raised wrong child for 23 years after botched DNA test A Chinese mother thought she had been reunited with her kidnapped son, only to discover she'd been given someone else's tot when the kidnapper turned...
16:16 2019-06-07

Chinese billionaire reportedly arrested for child molestation BEIJING — Prosecutors in Shanghai have formally arrested two people over child molestation allegations, with state media identifying one as a promine...
04:16 2019-07-11

'Having a child doesn’t fit into these women's schedule': is this the future of surrogacy? US doctors are seeing an increase in patients avoiding pregnancy or time off work by paying someone else to carry their baby – with no medical need t...
05:16 2019-05-25

Woman sentenced for taking child from Kansas to Russia A Russian woman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for taking a child she had with a Kansas man to her native country and demanding money be...
20:00 2019-06-06

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Expe...
22:00 2019-07-10

3rd child dies after horse-drawn carriage hit in Michigan ALGANSEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police say a third child has died after a pickup truck drove into the back of an Amish horse-drawn carriage in southe...
14:16 2019-06-09

Arkansas woman sentenced to prison for scalding child PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after she was convicted of battery for scalding her young step-gran...
13:48 2019-06-07

Texas set to extend limit on child sex abuse lawsuits AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue their abusers and institutions in civil court is headin...
19:00 2019-05-24

| Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable' Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty ve...
08:48 2019-06-06

Child suicide bomber kills five at Afghan wedding KABUL, Afghanistan — A 13-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding early Friday in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, killin...
06:16 2019-07-12

'S*** happens': Child's death in Philippine drug raid shrugged off A former police general who oversaw the bloodiest years of the Philippines' war on drugs has defended the killing of child during a police raid as "s...
16:00 2019-07-04

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government say...
08:48 2019-05-21

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse has begun his appeal in an Australian court against his convictions on charges of molesting ...
00:00 2019-06-05

Man accused of killing his child's mother, fleeing to Cuba An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cu...
19:32 2019-06-03

Sundance co-founder sentenced to at least 6 years for child sex abuse The judge who delivered the sentence of six years to life said that he hopes the parole board will keep 72-year-old Sterling Van Wagenen in prison lo...
13:32 2019-07-03

Nogales child dies after possibly being struck by vehicle NOGALES, Ariz. – A 6-year-old boy has died after police received a report that he was possibly struck by a vehicle in Nogales Friday evening. A...
19:48 2019-07-01

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer? Andrew Levy’s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something m...
13:16 2019-05-21

‘We are overflowing with love’: Chelsea Clinton gives birth to third child Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave birth to her third child...
22:48 2019-07-22

2 dead, including child, in stabbing attack in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Authorities say 16 people, including elementary school children, have been stabbed in an attack in Kawasaki, outside of Tokyo. One adult...
20:48 2019-05-27

Midwife charged with child abuse in baby’s death OMAHA, Neb. — A midwife has been charged with negligent child abuse in the death of a baby she tried unsuccessfully to deliver at an Omaha home. Doug...
08:00 2019-07-04

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and...
12:48 2019-05-30

Leopard kills toddler in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-of...
15:32 2019-06-06

Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn-In As President Of South Africa Vowing "New Era" Cyril Ramaphosa vowed a "new era" Saturday after he was sworn in as president of South Africa at a colourful ceremony in the capital, as he looks to ...
20:16 2019-05-26

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by...
09:48 2019-05-21

World Cup Live: De Grandhomme Removes Markram, South Africa Four Down New Zealand vs South Africa Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: New Zealand are dominating the game against South Africa by claiming wickets on a...
10:16 2019-06-19

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in ...
16:00 2019-05-22

South Africa opted against AB de Villiers recall for Cricket World Cup • Former captain offered to reverse international retirement• Zondi: ‘We have to stay true to our morals and principles’South Africa decided against ...
09:16 2019-06-06

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cebio Soukou, Benin's boy from Bochum In March 2019, German-born Cebio Soukou won his first cap for Benin. Now he's about to represent his father's homeland at the Africa Cup of Nations, ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Natio...
12:48 2019-06-21

PepsiCo plans to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods U.S.-based beverage and snack maker PepsiCo is planning to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for around $1.7 billion, the two companies sai...
03:48 2019-07-19

AB de Villiers: South Africa have 'no regret' over not recalling ex-captain for World Cup South Africa have "no regret" over the decision not to recall AB de Villiers for the World Cup after it emerged the former captain offered to come ou...
22:32 2019-06-06

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Young, lesser-known talents to watch out for Every major international tournament offers young, lesser-know talents a chance to shine on a bigger stage. Here we take a look at some of the Africa...
21:48 2019-06-21

South Africa: 14 lions on the loose near Kruger National Park The lions were seen near a mining community close to the town of Phalaborwa outside the wildlife park. People have been warned to stay alert as range...
11:00 2019-06-07

Africa could be about to benefit from dovish policy shifts in the US, experts predict Central bankers across Africa are paying special attention to the noises coming out of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they mull impending calls on monet...
13:16 2019-07-22

‘State capture’: the corruption investigation that has shaken South Africa Gavin Watson was a hero of the struggle against apartheid. But this once-powerful businessman is now caught up in a sweeping inquiry that goes to the...
03:16 2019-07-11

Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Wilfried Zaha’s second-half goal was enough to earn an underwhelming Ivory Coast victory over Mali and a quarter-final against Algeria 7.23pm BST Re...
16:32 2019-07-08

Dale Steyn out of South Africa’s World Cup opener against England • Shoulder injury rules fast bowler out of Oval match• England’s Adil Rashid ‘verging on fully fit’England have dodged a meeting with Dale Steyn in t...
13:16 2019-05-28

Fifa Secretary General Samoura in line for Africa role Fifa and Caf are considering appointing Fifa General Secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'High Commissioner for Africa' in light of recent governance issues...
20:48 2019-06-19

Ismaila Sarr to Hakim Ziyech: 10 to watch at the Africa Cup of Nations Our list of potential stars of the tournament, which starts in Egypt on Friday, also includes the hosts’ hero Mohamed SalahA brilliant season for Aja...
09:16 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Seedorf says Cameroon are ready despite bonus row Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf says the African champions have not been affected by the bonus row which delayed their journey to Egypt for the Natio...
14:16 2019-06-23

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
19:16 2019-07-10

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: When games are on, 'the streets are almost empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. He spoke to DW about the Africa Cup o...
20:32 2019-06-20

South Africa’s president says shaky power utility can’t fail CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s president says the country’s struggling state-owned power utility Eskom “cannot be al...
15:32 2019-06-20

South Africa’s Zuma, back at inquiry, says his life is in danger Former South African President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry on corrup...
07:32 2019-07-16

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Nigeria beat Burundi 1-0; Madagascar drew 2-2 with GuineaUganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations fina...
03:48 2019-06-23

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wedne...
10:48 2019-06-05

South Africa's newly-elected Ramaphosa promises to work for all South African lawmakers elected Cyril Ramaphosa president on Wednesday, and he promised to create jobs and work for the interests of all citizens, no...
14:16 2019-05-22

Morocco leave it late as Boussoufa sinks South Africa "Moubarak Boussoufa\u0027s 90th-minute strike for Morocco left South Africa\u0027s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations...
14:16 2019-07-01

South Africa's players despondent after early World Cup elimination "South Africa\u0027s players expressed bitter disappointment and even embarrassment after their elimination from the World Cup was ensured by their l...
19:00 2019-06-23

On ‘Africa Speaks,’ Santana Finds a Worthy Partner in Buika Carlos Santana’s new album started when he brought a playlist of African songs to the producer Rick Rubin. Then the 71-year-old guitarist found the L...
13:48 2019-06-27

Mohamed Salah, Hosts Egypt Set for Africa Cup Bow In Stifling Heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending e...
04:32 2019-06-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal and Nigeria reach semis Senegal became the first side to book their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin, while Nigeria overca...
22:00 2019-07-10

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Chaotic buildup, mouthwatering tournament The competition kicks off in Egypt this week, with 24 teams in the running. Several changes and alterations mean that this year's Africa Cup of Natio...
23:48 2019-06-19

South Africa's rand falls as ANC squabbles over central bank South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year as a dispute within in the ruling African National Congress over the central bank ...
05:16 2019-06-06

Du Plessis Feeling "Older" After South Africa's 4th Loss In World Cup The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final loss once again came to haunt South Africa as New Zealand yet again finished on the winning side, having ...
06:16 2019-06-20

Pakistan v South Africa: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over updates from Lord’s, 10.30am BST startBrathwaite blast in vain as New Zealand foil WindiesGet in touch! Email Adam or tweet @collinsadam...
07:01 2019-06-23

Gerald Asamoah on Africa Cup of Nations: 'When games are on, the streets empty' Born in Ghana, Gerald Asamoah came to Germany as a child and went on to play in the Bundesliga and for Germany. Asamoah spoke to DW about the Africa ...
06:16 2019-06-20

Two coaches who grew up in same Parisian suburb in Africa Cup of Nations final "Two coaches of the same age who grew up in the same Parisian suburb will clash on the touchline when their sides meet in the Africa Cup of Nations f...
16:00 2019-07-18

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The fin...
22:00 2019-07-10

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the...
09:32 2019-05-21

Senegal v Benin: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 5pm BST kick-offSouth Africa’s Baxter: ‘We can’t give the country hope’And you can email Paul here or tweet hi...
13:16 2019-07-10

South Africa v India: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Southampton, 10.30am BST startCounty cricket – live! Join Tanya Aldred for the latestListen to the latest edition of our podca...
07:48 2019-06-05

Semenya hopes to inspire South Africa at women's World Cup Double 800 meters Olympic champion Caster Semenya hopes she can be an inspiration to the South Africa team competing at the women’s World Cup after p...
14:48 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-South Africa's rand slumps after weak GDP data South Africa's rand slumped and bonds weakened on Tuesday after official data showed the economy contracted more sharply than expected in the first q...
07:16 2019-06-04

Archie Goes to South Africa? Baby Sussex’s First Trip May Already Be in the Works He’s not even a month old yet, but Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s first intercontinental trip is reportedly already in the planning stages, ac...
15:16 2019-05-29

Madagascar 0-3 Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – as it happened Three second-half strikes see off valiant MadagascarTunisia face Senegal in semi-final 10.55pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria edge Ivor...
21:48 2019-07-11

Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its est...
16:48 2019-07-11

Google's next undersea internet cable will link Africa and Europe Google has announced its third private undersea internet cable will run between Europe and Africa. One end will make landfall in Portgual. While you ...
00:00 2019-06-29

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, t...
11:16 2019-06-10

Africa Cup of Nations: Benin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clash Outsiders win 4-1 on penalties after 1-1 drawSadio Mané gets Senegal winner against UgandaBenin have delivered one of the biggest upsets in Africa Cu...
19:16 2019-07-05

Senegal v Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 final – live! Minute-by-minute updates from the final in CairoPatriotism and soft power: how Egypt sought to gain from AfconEmail Paul here or tweet @Paul_Doyle 8...
15:48 2019-07-19

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Shootout win sends Algeria into semifinals Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. The thrilling quarter final...
16:16 2019-07-11

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the ...
13:16 2019-05-29

WC 2019, England vs South Africa : When And Where To Watch Live Telecast England and South Africa both have never won the ODI World Cup and would want to etch their names in the history by lifting the trophy for the first ...
10:16 2019-05-29

World Cup 2019, Australia vs South Africa: When And Where To Watch Live South Africa, semi-finalists of the 2015 World Cup, have not been able to live up to expectations and are currently eighth on the points table, only ...
15:00 2019-07-05

Egypt's Salah fit to face South Africa - team official "Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who missed training with a cold on Thursday, will be fit to face South Africa in their Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
11:48 2019-07-05

Biggest ever seaweed bloom stretches from Gulf of Mexico to Africa Thousands of kilometers of the pungent, slimy algae has built up over the past decade, partly due to climate change. Mexico has spent millions removi...
09:48 2019-07-05

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Senegal vs. Algeria live After weeks of competition in Egypt, it's time to find out who will win this year's AFCON. Will it be Algeria's first win since 1990, or Senegal's fi...
15:48 2019-07-19

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Mohamed Salah on target as Egypt win • Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Mohamed Salah scores as Egypt beat UgandaMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cu...
23:32 2019-06-30

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgress...
14:32 2019-06-03

CORRECTED-South Africa's Massmart picks Walmart's Slape as new CEO Massmart has appointed Walmart Japan former interim president and chief executive officer Mitchell Slape as its new CEO, succeeding Guy Hayward who r...
06:32 2019-05-23

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...
13:32 2019-05-21

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on...
18:32 2019-06-13

Algeria Sink Senegal To Claim Second Africa Cup Of Nations Title Algeria clinched their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 29 years, and the country's first on foreign soil, having lifted the trophy as hosts in 1...
02:16 2019-07-20

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Victor Wanyama's final against his best friend Kenya's game against Senegal on Monday is a final of sorts. The winner will make the knockout rounds. The nation is hoping Victor Wanyama, the idol o...
13:32 2019-06-29

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria players' strike averted after payment The threat of another pay row by Nigeria players at the Nations Cup is averted after the country's football federation pays outstanding bonuses and a...
12:48 2019-06-29

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movement...
08:16 2019-06-11

Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Final: Sengal vs. Algeria live After weeks of competition in Egypt, it's time to find out who will win this year's AFCON. Will it be Algeria's first win since 1990, or Senegal's fi...
13:48 2019-07-19

| Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project Kenya has unveiled Africa's largest wind power plant, a project aimed at reducing electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels and moving the nat...
07:48 2019-07-20

Fourteen lions escape from Kruger park in South Africa Police warn local residents after pride escapes from world-famous reserveAuthorities in South Africa have warned residents living close to the Kruger...
15:00 2019-06-07

South Africa chasing 331 against Bangladesh in Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days You can email Geoff here or tweet h...
10:48 2019-06-02

Spain 3-1 South Africa: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Two Jenni Hermoso penalties and a late Lucía García goal ensured Spain avoided being upset in their World Cup openerHermoso strikes twice from the sp...
15:00 2019-06-08

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bo...
09:16 2019-06-04