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August 16, 2017 10:13 PM Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

People rush to bury their dead amid fears of disease outbreak in one of the worst disasters that has killed over 300. Facing the threat of disease, people in Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, Freetown, in one of Africa's worst flood disasters in living memory 1

August 16, 2017 8:50 PM Sierra Leone mudslides: 105 children among hundreds killed in disaster

President Ernest Bai Koroma said flags would fly at half-mast after calling the humanitarian challenge ahead "overwhelming" and seeking urgent help after visiting the devastated hilltop community of Regent on Tuesday. Officials at Freetown's central morgue said Wednesday that 105 of the more than 300 officially dead were children, and burials began on Tuesday 1

August 16, 2017 3:05 PM Floods kill more than 300, fears rise for 600 missing

More than 300 killed and at least 600 people remain missing in the west African nation as calls for aid grow. Sierra Leone entered a week-long mourning period for the victims of the flooding that has killed more than 300 people, with fears that the death toll could rise as 600 remain missing. AFP news agency reported on Wednesday that among the dead were at least 2

August 14, 2017 6:02 PM As Pakistan Marks 70 Years Of Independence, Its Minorities Struggle For Space

As Pakistan Marks 70 Years Of Independence, Its Minorities Struggle For Space People pose in front of Pakistan Independence Day signs in Lahore. The country, created in 1947 as a homeland for South Asia's Muslims, celebrated 70 years of independence on Aug. 14. The children pile into the stadium in shiny clothes, clutching green-and-white Pakistani flags 2

August 14, 2017 12:21 PM The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest

A man sunbathes last week in view of the Space Needle, which is partially obscured by wildfire smoke covering the region from British Columbia fires. Soggy Seattle clocked the wettest winter on record just months ago. Then the city went in the other extreme: its longest dry streak ever. (Elaine Thompson/AP) SEATTLE — This city known for its rain just went a record-breaking 1

August 12, 2017 7:26 PM Hajj 2017: Pilgrims drenched awaiting flight

Hajj pilgrims at the Tamale Sports Stadium were left at the mercy of heavy rains on Saturday as they waited for their flight to the holy town of Mecca. The afternoon rain is said to have destroyed the luggage of some pilgrims. Some of the affected people are calling for an immediate overhaul of the Hajj Board for failing to put structures in place to protect 4

August 1, 2017 10:44 PM Bayern Munich 0-3 Liverpool: Talking points from Audi Cup victory

When the teams were announced ahead of kick-off, all eyes were drawn towards to the Bayern teamsheet, which featured a formidable front four of Franck Ribery, James Rodriguez, Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski. However, by the time the full-time whistle had sounded in the Allianz Arena it was Liverpool's attacking quarter that had everyone's attention 2

July 28, 2017 9:56 PM Trump names Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as White House chief of staff, ousting Reince Priebus

President Trump on Friday ousted his White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and named his homeland security secretary, retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, to replace him in a major shake-up for a West Wing beset by chaos and infighting. With his legislative agenda stalled six months into his presidency, Trump became convinced that Priebus was a “weak” leader 2

July 25, 2017 11:10 AM Forever In My Heart, Atta Mills – Omane Boamah

The chemistry between a party’s Presidential Candidates – the Presidential hopeful and his or her number two man or woman – matter a lot, and rightly so. The number two must know his or her place and time in history as a supporting pillar. Like the mythical Daedalus, he or she is allowed to fly, but must not fly too close to the sun, else could be destroyed 1

July 5, 2017 12:21 AM Life-threatening structures put lives of teachers, pupils in danger at Agogo schools

Source: Ghana I Nhyira FM I Ohemeng Tawiah The lives of pupils and teachers at a basic school in the Ashanti Region are in danger as they conduct classes in dilapidated and life-threatening structures. Cracked walls, loose door flames, falling ceiling and foul-smelling animal droppings characterise school facility at the Asante Akyem North District of the Ashanti 6