Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia says it is dissolving - eNCA

CAIRO - Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia, a group linked to Al-Qaeda, is formally dissolving itself, it said in a statement on Saturday. The group, which Washington says was behind the 2012 Benghazi attack that killed the US ambassador Christopher ...

Egypt launches second day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians - eNCA

FILE: President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Friday he had ordered air raids on militant camps in Libya, where he said the Minya gunmen had trained, though he did not name a specific group responsible. Photo: STRINGER / EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP.

No China for Costa: It'll be Chelsea or Atletico Madrid - NBCSports.com

Blues striker Diego Costa offered some insight into his future following Chelsea's FA Cup Final loss to Arsenal on Saturday. The combustible striker was subject to a head-turning bid from the Chinese Super League this winter, but is only looking at two ...

Calls made for Africa to take its place in the world - South African Broadcasting Corporation

As the African continent wraps up Africa Month, calls have been made to Africans across the continent to position Africa as the alternative voice at the time where the Western powers are divided. The election of Donald Trump and the growing right wing ...

Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation - News24

Israelis take part in a rally in support of establishing a Palestinian state alongside Israel to end the conflict, in Tel Aviv. (Oded Balilty, AP). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To ...

FULL LIST: Amanda Black scores big at the Samas, walks away with 5 awards - Citizen

Yet another celebration for Ambitious records latest, newcomer Amanda Black and four time nominee rapper Kwesta. In an impressive run, Amanda Black picked up most of the top 5 awards including Best Newcomer of the Year, Best Female Artist of the Year ...

Barrett concern for NZ before Lions tour - SuperSport

New Zealand have a new injury concern ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour after flyhalf Beauden Barrett was a late withdrawal from the Hurricanes' Super Rugby clash with the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday having complained of mystery headaches.

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Remains a Threat As Attacks Increase - AllAfrica.com

Al-Shabaab has stepped up its terror attacks in recent months, demonstrating its "resilience and adaptability" despite "internal squabbles and fracturing," the United Nations chief says in a new report. A total of 134 civilian deaths and 200 injuries ...

Proteas blow victory, lose England ODI series - Sport24

Southampton - The Proteas winning run in ODI Series came to an end at Southampton on Saturday when they went down by two runs to England in the second of three ODIs. The result gives England a 2-0 series lead with only the final match at Lord's on ...

Ramsey wins record #FACupFinal for Arsenal, Wenger - Independent Online

LONDON – Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over double-chasing Chelsea on Saturday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup. Wenger has been barracked by his own fans ...

Burundi 'peace run' attracts 8 000, say organisers - News24

Nairobi- More than 8 000 people on Saturday took part in a "Burundi Peace Run" through the capital Bujumbura, organisers said, in a bid to show the country has overcome more than two years of political crisis. A heavy military and police contingent was ...

Morgue workers in Tanzania jailed for stealing drugs from corpse's stomach - News24

Nairobi - Tanzanian police said on Saturday that they had arrested two morgue employees in Dar es Salaam after they admitted to cutting open a dead man's corpse and stealing the drugs hidden in his stomach. "The two morgue workers admitted to cutting ...

Trump ends nine-day overseas trip with a flourish as trouble looms at home - Eyewitness News

Donald Trump flipped traditional US foreign policy upside down on his tour through the Middle East and Europe. FILE: US President Donald Trump. Picture: AFP. Donald Trump. Email; Print. Share · Reuters | 20 minutes ago. SIGONELLA, Italy - With trouble ...

Ramadan begins for world's Muslims, violently for some - News24

Riyadh - The world's 1.5 billion Muslims on Saturday began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Libya. Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam during which Muslims ...

BREAKING: Motion of no confidence tabled against Zuma at ANC NEC - News24

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma is fighting for political survival after another motion of no confidence was tabled against him at a meeting of the ANC's national executive committee (NEC) in Pretoria. At least four sources with direct knowledge of ...

Cops rescue Ethiopian businessman lured from OR Tambo airport - News24

Johannesburg - Three men have been arrested after allegedly luring an Ethiopian businessman into a trap and then demanding a ransom from his family, Gauteng police said on Saturday. The businessman was fetched from OR Tambo International Airport ...

Sharks bare teeth to bite Stormers - Independent Online

The Sharks exploited their scoring opportunities to run out deserving 22-10 winners over the hapless Stormers in a Super Rugby coastal derby at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday evening. The Sharks held a commanding 15-0 lead at halftime after scoring ...

Has Everest's iconic Hillary Step really collapsed? Here's the science - Yahoo News

The Hillary Step, a rocky outcrop at 8,770m, just beneath the summit of Everest (8,850m), has finally succumbed to gravity and partially collapsed. At least it has according to mountaineer Tim Mosedale, who climbed the mountain this year. His claim has ...

Ajax beaten as Baroka handed Premiership lifeline - Sport24

Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town missed out on a top eight spot as Baroka avoided immediate relegation after a 1-0 victory at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Letladi Madubanya's towering second-half header proved to be the only goal of the game ...

S. African minister opposes deal with Gupta-linked company - Business Standard

South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba has opposed a multi-million dollar deal involving South Africa's state-owned weapons manufacturer Denel and Indian origin business family Gupta-linked company. This came after Denel Chairperson Daniel ...