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The issue about the server has refused to go away. Nasa has stated time and time again that IEBC refused to open it during the petition hearing, and has even today failed to comply. IEBC has however continued to insist that the server was opened.
Three Kenyan women who were lured to Libya by the Islamic State two years ago have returned to the country after they were arrested in Egypt. Firthoza Ali Ahmed, 29, Ms Aisha Mafudh Ashur, 24, and Ms Tawfiqa Dahir Adan, 24, were arrested by Egyptian authorities in Cairo on August 24.
You’ve likely seen it being hawked on the streets and wondered if it actually lives up to its reputation. Or if you’re the more adventurous type, you’ve probably stopped your local ‘peddler’ and ordered yourself a stick or full bag, depending on your “shortcomings”. It is popular as Mukombero and
Spanish politics has been plunged into disarray since Catalonia held an independence referendum a week ago. Catalan leaders say the people voted overwhelmingly to split, but Madrid has declared the vote illegal. Catalonia, of which Barcelona is the capital, is Spain’s wealthiest region and has its own language and distinct culture.
Catalan leaders held an independence referendum one week ago in a divisive and controversial poll that Madrid slammed as illegal. The Catalan leaders claimed that 90% of voters were in favor of seceding from Spain. Those numbers are unlikely to be representative of true public opinion, as supporters of remaining in Spain may have considered voting illegal and abstained.
Then he added cryptically that “only one thing will work.” In a pair of Tweets sent Saturday afternoon, Trump said that past agreements with North Korea have all been violated. “Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid …
Yet Rex Tillerson is on the thinnest of ice, estranged from a President who is now furious with his top diplomat, amid reports that the courtly Texan broke character and branded him “a moron” after a meeting this summer.
Written by Georgia McCafferty, for CNN It’s easy to dismiss the way a school or university looks. As long as it’s functional, the more pressing educational concerns for parents are usually the curriculum, quality of teaching and exam results.
October 5, is World Teachers’ Day, so here’s a look at how the world values teachers. Global teacher status A 2013 study by the Varkey Foundation looked at the social status of teachers and found that there was great respect for teachers in many Asian societies — especially in China, South Korea and Singapore.
This is part of CNN Style’s coverage on “Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World.” The exhibition will be shown at the Guggenheim Museum Oct. 6, 2017 to Jan. 7, 2018.
At least 350,000 people gathered in Barcelona, capital of Catalonia, for a rally against independence from Spain. They waved Spanish and Catalan flags and carried banners saying “Together we are stronger” and “Catalonia is Spain”. It was the largest such rally in Catalonia amid speculation that Catalan leaders will declare independence from Spain next week.
North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has given his sister more power by promoting her to the nation’s top decision-making body. Kim Yo-jong, the youngest daughter of late leader Kim Jong-il, will be replacing her aunt as a member of the Workers Party’s Politburo.
A McDonald’s PR stunt to bring back a rare dipping sauce left thousands of fans disappointed and police called to some US restaurants on Saturday. The Szechuan sauce, which was only made in 1998 to promote the film Mulan, has become well known after featuring in the popular cartoon Rick and Morty.
An animal keeper at a national park in southern India has been attacked and killed by two rare young white tigers, officials say. The keeper, 40, was mauled to death as he attempted to direct the tigers into their enclosure on Saturday night at the Bannerghatta Biological Park.
Nearly four tonnes of cocaine worth an estimated $260m (£200m) have been seized by international law enforcement officers off the Spanish coast. The drugs were found on a tugboat between Madeira and the Azores islands. Officials found 165 individual packages of cocaine weighing 23kg – a total of 3.7 tonnes – concealed beneath the vessel’s cooking area.
“I was squatting down and photographing between the balustrades of the balcony, and as the tanks rolled through the now-cleared crowd, a single guy – white shirt, black trousers, two shopping bags, one in each hand – stood in the middle of the road.”
McDonald’s is leaving a sour taste in people’s mouths that has nothing to do with food. Fans of the animated series “Rick and Morty” are livid at the fast food chain after it promised to bring back its 1998 Szechuan sauce for just one day but reportedly only gave 20 packets to each location.
Athletes who had qualified for the 2016 Olympics faced a difficult choice. Earlier that year, the World Health Organization had declared a global public health emergency around Zika virus and its link to horrific birth defects, the epicenter of which was in Olympics host country Brazil.
Andy Signore, the creator of the popular video series, “Honest Trailers” and the website Screen Junkies is now suspended from the parent company Defy Media after multiple women came forward on Twitter Friday accusing him of sexual harassment.
When you think of vegetarian or vegan dining, probably the burger-and-McNugget-heavy McDonald’s is hardly the first place to come to mind. But that may be about to change – at least for people in Finland. The fast-food chain is testing out a vegan burger – the “McVegan” – at one of its locations in Tampere, Finland.