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United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

United States Body Appoints First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa As Ambassador

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa’s profile continued to grow yesterday, with her appointment as ambassador of a United States of America-based organisation, Days for Girls. The appointment is in recognition of her work in alleviating challenges facing the girl child. Days for Girls (DfG) is a global movement founded in 2008 that prepares and distributes sustainable […]

Donald Trump Postpones State Of The Union Until Shutdown Ends

Donald Trump Postpones State Of The Union Until Shutdown Ends

President Donald Trump said late Wednesday he would postpone his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends and that he was not looking for an alternative venue amid an ongoing stalemate with Democratic leaders. “I will do the Address when the Shutdown is over,” the president said on Twitter, noting that […]

Los Angeles Teachers Set To Go On Massive Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Set To Go On Massive Strike

Los Angeles teachers are set to strike on Monday, a plan that will impact about a half million students in the nation’s second-largest school district. The move, which follows 20 months of failed negotiations, will involve more than 30,000 teachers at 900 schools. The strike comes after a “red state teacher revolt” that rolled through […]

The Government Shutdown Is About To Get ‘Really Bad’ For Unpaid TSA Workers

The Government Shutdown Is About To Get ‘Really Bad’ For Unpaid TSA Workers

Transportation Security Administration employees would normally receive their first paycheck of the year on Friday, but the government shutdown means that won’t happen. Instead, workers are bracing for the next phase of the shutdown as they worry how to pay for gas, rent and food with no income in sight. Now, the effects of the […]

Man Found Dead In West Hollywood Home Of Major Democratic Donor Ed Buck

Man Found Dead In West Hollywood Home Of Major Democratic Donor Ed Buck

A black man in his 50s was found dead early Monday at the West Hollywood apartment of Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor associated with a different death in his home last year. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has not yet disclosed the deceased person’s name. An attorney for Buck told the Los Angeles […]

U.S. To Support Liberia’s Pro-Poor Agenda With $112 Million

U.S. To Support Liberia’s Pro-Poor Agenda With $112 Million

According to the statement, signed in Monrovia by the United States Ambassador to Liberia Christine Elder, President George Weah, both countries will continue to work to fulfill the responsibilities they have assumed in connection with their collaborative efforts. The Government of the United States has announced its intention to support Liberia’s Pro-Poor Agenda, with a […]

U.S. Stocks Suffer Worst Year Since 2008 Financial Crisis

U.S. Stocks Suffer Worst Year Since 2008 Financial Crisis

Wall Street closed out a dismal, turbulent year for stocks on a bright note Monday, but still finished 2018 with the worst showing in a decade. After setting a series of records through the late summer and early fall, major U.S. indexes fell sharply after early October, leaving them all in the red for the […]

Putin Says ‘Invulnerable’ New Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Is Ready For Deployment

Putin Says ‘Invulnerable’ New Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Is Ready For Deployment

 Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a test Wednesday of a new hypersonic glide vehicle, declaring that the weapon is impossible to intercept and will ensure Russia’s security for decades to come. Speaking to Russia’s top military brass after watching the live feed of the launch of the Avangard vehicle from the Defense Ministry’s control room, […]

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

But eight months after a congressman resigned after allegedly saying he had “wet dreams” about a female aide who was welcome to “show her nipples,” which was weeks before a congressman resigned after pursuing a female aide he called his “soul mate,” which was months after a congressman resigned after asking female aides to bear his […]

U.S. Calls For Credible Election In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

U.S. Calls For  Credible Election In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The United States is calling for peaceful and credible elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where campaigns for next month’s polls begin Friday. In a statement Wednesday, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the December 23 elections give the DRC “a historic opportunity” to conduct a peaceful and democratic transfer of power. She suggested […]

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