Aisha Buhari, Kudirat Abiola, Ebola hero Doctor, Stella Adadevoh inducted into Nigerian women Hall of Fame

London, June 11, 2019 (AltAfrica)–The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) has immortalized the Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, late Kudirat Abiola and Dr Stella Adadevoh, who died while saving the country from the widespread of the deadly Ebola Virus by inducting them into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame. The centre said Aisha … Continue reading “Aisha Buhari, Kudirat Abiola, Ebola hero Doctor, Stella Adadevoh inducted into Nigerian women Hall of Fame”

Ghanaian wins €30,000 European grant to champion reproductive health rights

London, June 11, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Ghana’s Edith Asamani, an adolescent sexual and reproductive health rights campaigner, was a shining star at the just ended Women Deliver Conference, beating 5 other contenders to win a 30,000 Euro grant meant for a national advocacy to end sexual and gender based violence. The competition was one of the highlight … Continue reading “Ghanaian wins €30,000 European grant to champion reproductive health rights”

Original Sin and the War on Liberation Theology – RAI with Matthew Fox (4/8)

Former priest Fox talks about questioning the concept of original sin, the assassination of John Paul I, John Paul II reviving the Inquisition led by Cardinal Ratzinger, and the concept that there is no love without justice – Matthew Fox on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Original Sin and the War on … Continue reading “Original Sin and the War on Liberation Theology – RAI with Matthew Fox (4/8)”

Marx, Catholicism and the Struggle for Justice – RAI with Matthew Fox (3/8)

Now an Episcopalian priest, Matthew Fox tells of his coming to political consciousness and decision to join the Catholic priesthood, which he saw not as an escape, but as a way to stay in the world – Matthew Fox on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Marx, Catholicism and the Struggle for Justice … Continue reading “Marx, Catholicism and the Struggle for Justice – RAI with Matthew Fox (3/8)”

As Trump Nixes California High Speed Rail Money, San Diego Considers Mass Transit Plan

Top Image Credit: San Diego Association of Governments On May 16, President Donald Trump announced a removal of the roughly $1 billion in funding allocated for California in its quest to build the nation’s first true high-speed rail line. Trump’s decision to pull the funding came after Governor Gavin Newsom said he would put building … Continue reading “As Trump Nixes California High Speed Rail Money, San Diego Considers Mass Transit Plan”

Abbas Praises Russian-Chinese Position on Palestinian Issue – Reports

Abbas said that such a position would prevent any attacks on international rule of law and the Arab Peace Initiative, as well as the historical rights of the Palestinians, according to the WAFA news agency. Putin and Xi held talks earlier this week in Moscow. The leaders signed a joint statement in which they called … Continue reading “Abbas Praises Russian-Chinese Position on Palestinian Issue – Reports”

Jimmy Carter Already Back To Elite Sumo Wrestling Circuit After Recovering From Hip Surgery

TOKYO—Triumphantly pounding his chest as he slammed his feet down in the ring for the first time in weeks, former U.S. president Jimmy Carter was reportedly back on the elite sumo wrestling circuit Monday, despite have undergone hip surgery less than a month ago. “It was tough for Jimmy to be away from the sport … Continue reading “Jimmy Carter Already Back To Elite Sumo Wrestling Circuit After Recovering From Hip Surgery”

US Intel Officers in Kabul: The Taliban Are Fighting the Real Terrorist Threat From Afghanistan, Islamic State

The Islamic State group has lost its caliphate in Syria and Iraq, but in the forbidding mountains of northeastern Afghanistan the group is expanding its footprint, recruiting new fighters and plotting attacks on the United States and other Western countries, according to U.S. and Afghan security officials. Nearly two decades after the U.S.-led invasion, the … Continue reading “US Intel Officers in Kabul: The Taliban Are Fighting the Real Terrorist Threat From Afghanistan, Islamic State”

Why Pakistan Needs Environmentalism

by Austin Bodetti Pakistan has to contend with a long list of threats to its national security, including the recurring spillover from an endless conflict in Afghanistan, the growing risks of a simmering rivalry with India, and the ever-looming possibility that al-Qaeda, the Pakistani Taliban, or little-known Baloch separatists will attempt a comeback in the … Continue reading “Why Pakistan Needs Environmentalism”

Middle East Design and Hospitality Week to Set Stage for Multimillion-Dollar Growth predicted for GCC Design and Hospitality Sectors

Jun 10, 2019 Picture:  DUBAI, Monday, 10th June 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– International events company dmg events has announced that Middle East Design and Hospitality Week (MEDHW), comprising of seven prestigious design and hospitality events, will take place from 17th – 19th September 2019 at Dubai World Trade Centre. MEDHW will set the stage … Continue reading “Middle East Design and Hospitality Week to Set Stage for Multimillion-Dollar Growth predicted for GCC Design and Hospitality Sectors”

Trump Threatens Higher Taxes for Americans If Xi Jinping Does Not Attend G20

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that China will make a deal with the United States “because they’re going to have to.” China has lost trillions of dollars since he was elected president, added Trump. In a telephone interview broadcast on CNBC Trump said that additional tariffs on Chinese goods will go into effect … Continue reading “Trump Threatens Higher Taxes for Americans If Xi Jinping Does Not Attend G20”

NBA Commentators Confirm Steve Kerr Not Enough Of An Insufferable Prick To Be Considered All-Time Great Coach

OAKLAND, CA—Calling it the ultimate measure of a professional basketball coach’s worth, NBA commentators confirmed Monday that Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was ultimately not enough of an insufferable prick to be really considered an all-time great coach. “Sure, Kerr’s had a few great seasons, but…Read more…

UAE Enlisted Businessman to Spy On Trump White House

In January 2017, three days before President Donald Trump’s inauguration, a businessman from the United Arab Emirates was invited to a lavish dinner planned by Trump’s longtime ally Thomas J. Barrack Jr., who was chair of the president’s inaugural committee. The guest list placed Rashid al-Malik, a onetime business associate of Barrack’s, amid more than 100 foreign … Continue reading “UAE Enlisted Businessman to Spy On Trump White House”

Sign the International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space

“Telecommunications companies worldwide, with the support of governments, are poised within the next two years to roll out the fifth-generation wireless network (5G). This is set to deliver what is acknowledged to be unprecedented societal change on a global scale. … The post Sign the International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space … Continue reading “Sign the International Appeal to Stop 5G on Earth and in Space”

Nigeria to honour performing MSMEs to stimulate growth

London, June 10, 2019 (AltAfrica)-In its effort to promote the growth of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), the Federal Government plans to reward industrialists, who have distinguished themselves in the sector. The Vice Chairman, MSMEs Awards, Mr Monday Ewans, who made the plan known at a news conference in Abuja on Monday, said that … Continue reading “Nigeria to honour performing MSMEs to stimulate growth”

Canada deploys professional negotiator, other experts to Ghana over kidnapped nationals

London, June 10, 2019 (AltAfrica)-A team of Canadian security experts  including a professional negotiator have arrived in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, to help find two kidnapped nationals. The arrival, according to myJoynews follows the visit the Inspector General of Police, David Asante Apeatu and the deputy Canadian High Commissioner to Kumasi over the weekend … Continue reading “Canada deploys professional negotiator, other experts to Ghana over kidnapped nationals”

Myanmar Seeks To Attract More International Educational Institutions

Jun 10, 2019 Picture:  Foreign education providers are showing increasing interest in opening branches in Myanmar, with several already having started to invest in the country in the past year after the government loosened regulations for the launch of private educational institutions. Officials of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry … Continue reading “Myanmar Seeks To Attract More International Educational Institutions”

Uh… What Did Pompeo Mean When He Vowed to “Push Back” Against Corbyn?

“It could be that Mr Corbyn manages to run the gauntlet and get elected. It’s possible. You should know, we won’t wait for him to do those things to begin to push back. We will do our level best. It’s too risky and too important and too hard once it’s already happened.” An audio recording … Continue reading “Uh… What Did Pompeo Mean When He Vowed to “Push Back” Against Corbyn?”

E3 Attendees Flee In Terror After Bethesda Presentation Glitch Causes Deathclaw To Spawn On Convention Floor

Wow, OGN readers, we’ve seen some rough E3 shows in the past, but it looks like Bethesda has taken the cake with a major technical breakdown during their Sunday evening presentation. Attendees actually ended up fleeing the L.A. Convention Center in droves after a glitch in the company’s presentation resulted in a…Read more…

Coalition withdraws joint petition against re-election of Nigerian president Buhari at the tribunal

London, June 10, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Coalition 4 Change (C4C) and its Presidential Candidate in the February 23 presidential election on Monday withdrew their joint petition filed against the re-election of Muhammadu Buhari as president at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The dismissal was sequel to an application for withdrawal of the petition filed by the … Continue reading “Coalition withdraws joint petition against re-election of Nigerian president Buhari at the tribunal”