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What Was Said at the Uber Dinner

I had the pleasure of sitting one seat over from Emil Michael at the now-infamous Uber dinner in New York last week. Emil was originally seated next to me and moved over to greet Ben Smith as a guest.<p>During dinner, the CEO of Uber gave a short talk and invited questions. The conversation ranged …

Obama Administration

'Firefall' at Yosemite Park thrills visitors | CNN Travel

National Parks

U.N. Security Council concerned by Mediterranean migrant smuggling | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council expressed grave concern on Tuesday at the growth in people smuggling in the Mediterranean Sea and deplored Sunday’s deadly shipwreck of migrants trying to reach Europe that may have killed as many as 900 people.<p>The large boat capsized …

North Africa

U.S. pressing France to postpone UN resolution on Palestine

The United States and several other countries – including Arab states – have asked the French government over the past two weeks to postpone its …

Israel

ICC fugitive Al-Bashir’s travel curtailed

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir’s plane lands in Beijing in 2011. © REUTERS/Liu Jin<p>In a welcome rebuke to fugitives from international justive, …

Sudan won't give visas to U.S., British, French envoys - diplomats | Reuters - Firstpost

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Khartoum has so far declined to issue visas for senior U.S., British and French diplomats hoping to conduct a fact-finding …

Sudan's Bashir re-election condemns Darfur to more suffering

In the hills and caves of Jebel Marra, a fifth term for President Bashir - in office since 1989 - means civilians must continue to live in terror of government bombing<p>Adam Abdel was alone at home when the bombs began to fall. The first three blasts – antique bombs rolling from the loading bay of a …

Africa

Burundi court validates president's third term bid

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's Constitutional Court on Tuesday validated the president's controversial bid for a third term but the deputy president of the court, who fled to Rwanda ahead of the ruling, called it unconstitutional.<p>The ruling came amid prolonged demonstrations against President …

Africa

The Presidential Controversy Threatening to Pull Burundi Apart

Protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza have led to violence clashes between the police and demonstrators—and things don't look to be returning to normal anytime soon in the African nation.<p>On Monday, four civilians were killed in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura after police reportedly …

Africa

Burundi protests enter 9th day; why Rwanda is losing sleep and fears of a Great Lakes eruption are growing

A UNITED Nations special envoy is meeting with the Burundian government to try to defuse tensions after more than week of protests against President …

Africa

Why the German economy is in a rut

IN THE second quarter of this year the German economy shrank by 0.2%. Economists expect it to contract again in the third quarter, meaning that the …

Uhuru discusses Obama visit, security, investment with US Secretary of State John Kerry

<b>NAIROBI, KENYA:</b> President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday held a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss investment, security and …

You must prevent further attacks, Uhuru tells forces

In Summary<p>Speaking a day after the US announced an additional Sh9.4 billion to fight terrorism, President Kenyatta said the police, the military and …

Over 600 residents move to court over President Uhuru's appointments

<b>NAKURU, KENYA:</b> The recent appointments of State corporation officers by President Uhuru Kenyatta continue to elicit mixed reactions.<p>More than 600 …

Make Every Woman Count

<b>Source:</b> CapitalFM <br>Kenya Women Parliamentarians (KEWOPA) now wants the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee to withdraw the Constitution of Kenya …

US overtakes Africa as source of Kenya’s imports

Kenya has for the first time bought more goods from the United States in one year than it did from the whole of Africa, underlining growing …

Ya'alon: After Gaza war decisions, 'I can still look at myself in the mirror'

Defense minister addresses hot-button issues of lawfare, BDS and general efforts to delegitimize Israel.<p>Moshe Ya'alon and Prime Minister Benjamin …

Iran deal must include Gulf security guarantees, France agrees | McClatchy Washington Bureau

French President Francois Hollande threw his weight Tuesday behind demands by Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf Arab monarchies that a prospective …

Nairobi developers stuck with empty office space

Nairobi is expected to have a glut of office space in the next two years with more than 2.8 million square feet vacant in upmarket Upper Hill and …

Kenya's iconic Nairobi national park is under threat, conservationists warn

It is an image famous in a thousand postcards: giraffe, rhino and zebra pacing the savannah with city skyscrapers towering in the background.<p>But flanked by one of the continent’s fastest growing cities, Kenya’s capital Nairobi, east Africa’s oldest national park is under threat.<p>“There is huge …

KFC opens Nairobi’s first drive-through food outlet

The new KFC fast food outlet by Kuku Foods Kenya on Mombasa Road on December 01, 2014. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA<p><b>By DOREEN WAINAINAH</b><p>Global fast food …

Breaking News, Politics, Business, Sports

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Three Billion People Are On The Internet Now

But 90 percent of the 4.3 billion who aren't live in the developing world.<p>By the end of the year, nearly 3 billion people in the world will have Internet access, according to the latest annual Measuring the Information Society (MIS) Report from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). …

Latest Naija News Today

COVER STORIES1 day agoKiller Herdsmen: Fear Grips Corps Members, Parents COVER STORIES1 day ago120,000 PDP Members Defect To APC In Kano<p>MOST …

Oil price swoon may be political boon for energy industry

After years of boom times, American oil producers are suddenly under the gun of an OPEC price war and may soon be looking for help from a friendly Republican Congress.<p>The global oil cartel decided to test U.S. drillers’ mettle on Thanksgiving Day by leaving its production target unchanged in the …

Politicians 'pulled combat troops out of Afghanistan too early'

Britain and its allies would have been more prudent to keep combat troops supporting the Afghan government for longer, a former head of the Army says<p>Britain pulled combat troops out of Afghanistan too early because of political considerations back home, a former head of the Army has suggested.<p>Gen …

Afghanistan