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Don’t answer your phone when someone asks this question

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Don’t answer your phone when someone asks this question

 It’s a trap – a costly one at that Scamming has certainly gone hi-tech with a new phone scam that swindles money from its targets. According to Daily Mail, a major phone scam involving phone calls from an unknown number has been spreading across the US. The scam tricks users into saying ‘yes’ before editing […]

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In South Africa, a protest against foreigners turns violent. Why was it allowed to go ahead?

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In South Africa, a protest against foreigners turns violent. Why was it allowed to go ahead?

South African police fire rubber bullets to avert a confrontation between foreigners and anti-immigrant marchers in Pretoria on Feb. 24, 2017. (Kim Ludbrook / European Pressphoto Agency)Robyn DixonContact Reporter South African authorities are under fire for allowing an anti-immigrant “march of hatred” to go ahead in Pretoria Friday, just days after a series of violent […]

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Ethiopian Airlines is building a four star hotel at its main hub in Addis Ababa at a total cost of 65 million dollars.

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Ethiopian Airlines is building a four star hotel at its main hub in Addis Ababa at a total cost of 65 million dollars.

 The four star hotel is being built near the headquarters of the national airline on 40,000sqm plot of land in front of the Millennium Hall off Bole Road. In a written response to The Reporter Ethiopian said the hotel construction, which was launched on January 20, 2016, has now accelerated. “The airline industry, and particularly […]

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Malaysian police probe origin of ”weapon of mass destruction’ used to kill North Korean leader’s half brother

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Malaysian police probe origin of ”weapon of mass destruction’ used to kill North Korean leader’s half brother

One man wanted for questioning is a senior North Korean embassy official [EPA] Malaysian police have launched an investigation into how the killers of Kim Jong-nam obtained the highly toxic nerve agent allegedly used in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother. Police have detained and are questioning a North Korean national suspected […]

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Human life has become cheap’: Al-Ahram

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Human life has become cheap’: Al-Ahram

State-owned newspaper Al-Ahram, renowned for its pro-government stance, released a report Saturday slamming police abuses of power and negligence. The report follows in the footsteps of a series of similar pieces in the usually timid Egyptian press. The provocatively-worded article, titled “Those who don’t die of torture, die of suffocation”, focuses primarily on poor treatment, […]

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Army establishes control over new areas in Homs countryside

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Army establishes control over new areas in Homs countryside

Provinces – Army units operating in the eastern countryside of Homs established control over new areas in the eastern part of al-Bayarat and in the direction of the strategic mountain of al-Hayal in the western countryside of Tadmur (Palmyra) city. Army units, in cooperation with supporting forces, destroyed the last gatherings of I  SIS in […]

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Strip new Somali PM of his Norwegian passport’: Progress

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Strip new Somali PM of his Norwegian passport’: Progress

Hassan Ali Khaire gave a video address after his appointment. Photo: Mraazaa/Wikimedia Commons  Norway’s anti-immigration Progress Party has called for Somalia’s new Prime Minister to be stripped of his Norwegian passport, arguing that a country’s leader should not have multiple nationalities. Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known as Farmajo, announced Hassan Ali Khaire’s appointment […]

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The First Faces Of Famine In Somalia

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The First Faces Of Famine In Somalia

Muhammad doesn’t say a word. The little boy barely moves in his father’s lap. But his penetrating eyes burn with intensity from his gaunt face. His shirt droops as it hangs from his tiny shoulders. His arms protrude from his sleeves like two sticks. The doctor at this World Vision mobile clinic in Puntland lifts […]

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Keeping them upbeat: Multi-faith choir sings for Syrians

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Keeping them upbeat: Multi-faith choir sings for Syrians

Syrian refugees sing along as the choir sings on stage. For a few hours on Thursday night, Syrian refugees who fled their war-torn country to Turkey, forgot their plight and joined a merry choir at a concert held especially for them in southern Turkey. The Civilizations Choir of Antakya, consisting of musicians and chorists from […]

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Iraqi forces take control of Mosul Airport

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Iraqi forces take control of Mosul Airport

Security forces storm ISIL-held Mosul International Airport as they continue offensive on western half of the city. US-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the ISIL-held western half of Mosul have stormed the city’s airport and a nearby military base, state television said. Counterterrorism service (CTS) troops and elite interior ministry units known as Rapid […]

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