Category Archives: Global News

Head of Kenya’s Election Commission Cannot Guarantee ‘Fair and Credible’ Election

Wafula Chebukati, chairman of Kenya’s Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC), has warned voters than he cannot promise the legitimacy of next week’s presidential election. Chebukati told reporters that threats of violence combined with interference from politicians have led to corruption … Continue reading

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Iran Responds to Trump’s Threat of Exiting the Nuclear Deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had some tough words for US President Donald Trump, after the American leader threatened to renege on the Iran nuclear deal. “It will be a great pity if this agreement were destroyed by rogue newcomers to … Continue reading

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Orphaned Children At Risk After Sierra Leone Mudslides

On August 14, massive mudslides in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city, killed almost 500 people. Worse yet, there are 600 people still missing, and hope is shrinking that they will be found alive. This has left thousands of the city’s … Continue reading

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Umoja: The All-Female Kenyan Village Where Men Are Not Allowed

In 1990, a Kenyan woman by the name of Rebecca Lolosoli became so fed up with the sexism of her culture that she started an all-female village in Kenya. The village, called Umoja, is a safe haven for women who … Continue reading

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Chinese Humanitarian Liu Xiaobo Dies

Liu Xiaobo, China’s most prominent human rights activist, passed away today at the age of 61. Liu Xiaobo, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, was diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer in May 2017. His cause of death appears to … Continue reading

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