Daily Archives: May 7, 2019

South Africa Readies for Elections, Ruling ANC Expects Win

PRETORIA, South Africans are ready to vote on May 8 in its sixth general election since the end of the white apartheid rule in 1994.

Facing a different political landscape, as almost 50 parties will compete for the favor of …

South Africa Readies for Elections, Ruling ANC Expects Win

PRETORIA, South Africans are ready to vote on May 8 in its sixth general election since the end of the white apartheid rule in 1994.

Facing a different political landscape, as almost 50 parties will compete for the favor of …

Risks rise as US warns Iran with aircraft carrier

Fears of conflict rose Monday as the US vowed to send a message to Iranby deploying an aircraft carrier strike group, amid a report that Tehran would scale back commitments under a nuclear deal after mounting pressure by President Donald …

Sudan Army Rulers Want to Retain Sharia as Legal Guide

KHARTOUM Sudan’s army rulers Tuesday said Islamic law should remain as the guiding principle in a new civilian structure, after protest leaders handed in proposed changes they want enforced but kept silent on Sharia.

The 10-member military council was handed …

Melania Trump Unveils Steps to Make ‘Be Best’ Even Better

WASHINGTON A year after launching her first major initiative, Melania Trump unveiled plans Tuesday to make her “Be Best” children’s program even best-er.

New steps in the first lady’s second-year push include broadening the program’s focus on drug abuse and …