Houses were set alight on Monday (May 8) as racial tensions flared in South African town of Coligny in North West province after a court granted bail to two white farmers who were accused of killing a black teenage boy. Report by Pascale Davies. Continue reading
Pentagon’s inspector general launches probe into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, took money from foreign entities without needed approval.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, slams the White House for refusing to comply with a bipartisan request to produce documents relating to President Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Continue reading
UK police arrest a man carrying knives near Britain’s parliament.
Former and current employees of Fox News sue the network for racial discrimination.
A U.S. judge in San Francisco blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities.
Zambian court refuses to quash the charges of trying to overthrow the government against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema and refers the case up to the High Court.
Cameroonian journalist Ahmed Abba was sentenced to 10 years in jail, accused of collaborating with Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist militants. Lawyers for Abba, who has been jailed since 2015 say he is innocent and claim he has been tortured by security agents. Amnesty International has called for his immediate release. Continue reading
Former New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012. Continue reading
A groundbreaking black jurist who became the first Muslim woman to serve as a U.S. judge is found dead in New York’s Hudson River, police say.