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September 21, 2017 10:53 AM Mexico earthquake: Race to save children under collapsed school

Rescuers are racing against the clock to reach survivors trapped under the rubble of a school in Mexico City which collapsed during Tuesday's earthquake. One is a 12-year-old girl identified as Frida Sofia, believed to be sheltering under a table, but rescuers say they do not know how to reach her. The school was one of dozens of buildings toppled by the quake

September 21, 2017 10:53 AM Girl Found Trapped in Rubble as Rescuers Look for Survivors of Mexico Earthquake

(MEXICO CITY) — A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil for Mexico, much of it broadcast across the nation as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to pick away unstable debris and reach her. The sight of her wiggling fingers early Wednesday became a symbol

September 19, 2017 5:30 AM Mombasa man in court for trying to kill his three children

A man police claim tried to kill his three children in Mombasa last week was Monday charged with attempted murder. Katana Futa allegedly threw his children into a septic tank after he was misled by a witchdoctor that killing them would make him rich. Futa, who appeared before Shanzu Principal Magistrate Diana Mochache, pleaded not guilty to the charge 1

September 16, 2017 10:32 PM ‘Mr President, please let my husband go to bury our girl’

The wife of a former South Sudan military chief has accused President Salva Kiir of lacking “humanity” for refusing to release her husband to attend the funeral of their daughter who died in the Moi Girls School fire tragedy three weeks ago. Writing in the Sudan Tribune on Friday, Mrs Lucy Ayak Malek, the wife of General Paul Malong, now under house 1

September 14, 2017 11:25 AM Serena Williams reveals baby to world in touching home movie

Two weeks after becoming a first-time mother, tennis legend Serena Williams revealed her baby daughter to the world Wednesday in an online montage that featured moments from early sonograms to just after the birth. In the touching compilation posted on Williams’ Instagram account, the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion also said that there had been “complications

September 14, 2017 4:35 AM Kenya: Student Accused of 9 Moi Girls Murders Denies Charges

Nairobi — A student suspected of starting a fire that led to the death of nine of her colleagues at the Moi Girls Secondary School in Nairobi was Wednesday charged at the Milimani Law Courts. The minor however denied charges levelled against her with family lawyer Stanley Kang'ahi making an application for her release on bail pending the hearing and determination 1

September 13, 2017 9:36 AM Suspect behind Moi girls fire expected in court

A girl suspected to have started the fire that killed nine of her colleagues at Moi Girls High School in Nairobi is expected back in court Wednesday to face assault arson and murder charges. The girl was first arraigned in court last week and detained for seven days as investigations continue. The orders were issued by Senior Principal Magistrate Theresa 6

September 11, 2017 4:21 AM Bin Laden’s Son Is Poised to Unify Terrorists Worldwide

Hamza bin Laden isn’t just being prepared for a leadership role in his father’s organization. He’s now the figure best placed to reunify the global jihadi movement. One day in early November 2001, on a hillside south of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden bade farewell to three of his young sons. In the shade of an olive tree, he handed each boy a misbaha

September 11, 2017 2:20 AM Hurricane Irma's calamitous sweep through Florida--and it's not over yet

In a calamitous northward sweep from the Everglades to the Florida Panhandle, a weakening but still monstrously powerful Hurricane Irma battered a string of cities on the state’s palm-fringed west coast Sunday before advancing toward Georgia and the Carolinas. Irma, downgraded Sunday afternoon to a Category 2 storm and expected to lose its hurricane 1

September 8, 2017 11:01 PM WAMANJI: World should step in to end S. Sudan crisis

Tabu Sunday is a name many haven’t heard of. From pictures, the 14-year-old easily passes for an ordinary village girl. But Sunday is the poster child of the barbarism tormenting South Sudan. According to the UNHCR, Sunday symbolically is the millionth refugee fleeing her country to Uganda. The fact that a million others are scattered around the world 4