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Ethiopia – Djibouti electric rail starts operations in November

The Ethio-Djibouti Chinese-built electric rail line will start commercial operations early next month the Ethiopia Railways Corporation (ERC) has confirmed. In July this year, ERC announced that commencement of commercial operations was slated for October after test runs began in May. The new date of November 8 is thus a month’s extension on the …

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Newark: Police arrest six women in prostitution bust and you’ll be amazed at what the female sex workers look like

The Newark Police Division’s Special Enforcement Bureau arrested six women for prostitution and soliciting prostitution on Sunday, October 8th. The women are; Remones McDaniel, 29; Dorell Korngay, 19; DeShawn Washington, 26 and Zyquan R. Twitty, 20. The women were also wanted on outstanding warrants and charged with Contempt of Court.  Yusef Husdon 26, of …

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Liberia: Senator George Weah takes lead as less than half of election results emerge

Senator George Weah has taken the lead in the early election results announced by Liberia’s electoral commission on Thursday evening. The National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoya announced the results of 1,232 polling places out of the 5,390 in the 15 counties. The former international footballer led in 11 counties …

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British jihadi ‘White Widow’ killed by U.S. drone

LONDON (Reuters) – Sally Jones, a British jihadi who recruited online for the Islamic State group, has been killed in Syria by a U.S. drone along with her 12-year-old son, The Sun newspaper reported on Thursday. A convert to Islam from southern England, Jones was nicknamed the “White Widow” by …

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Ivory Coast: African art museum gets new lease of life

It has been buffeted by the pendulum swing of domestic politics and suffered looting that left it without some of its most precious items. But Ivory Coast’s Museum of Civilisations is now back, and determined to recover its place as one of the richest museums of African art in the …

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South Africa: Security guard arrested for sexually assaulting on 54 primary school girls

A 57-year-old Sowetan man working as a security guard at a school in Orlando East, was arrested on Monday night for the alleged sexual assault on 54 primary school girls. According to reports, the man whose identity is yet to be revealed was arrested after two girls, a Grade 2 …

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