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Recipe: Takeout-Style Chicken Lo Mein — Recipes from The Kitchn

Lo mein is a popular Chinese-American dish for good reason — it's got savory noodles, crisp veggies, and your choice of protein all packed into one …

Recipes

Why Russia is wooing South Africa’s white farmers

KOSYAKOVO, Russia — Leon du Toit slowly inhales the late summer breeze off fields belonging to a dairy farm not far from Moscow. “Smells just like home,” the 72-year-old South African said.<p>That’s just what one Russian political figure hopes to hear.<p>He is leading something of a charm offensive in …

South Africa

The mind-blowing Creative SXFI Amp is here at last - CNET

Creative's newest SXFI Amp is small but packs an audio punch.<p>Aloysius Low/CNET<p>It's been a while since February, where Creative showed me its Super X-Fi tech and blew my mind.<p>Super X-Fi, for those who haven't heard of it, was the company's new audio experience after having spent $100 million in R&D …

Headphones

Fall-Off-the-Bone 30-Minute Instant Pot® Ribs Recipe

"These Instant Pot® ribs fall right off the bone and are ready in just 30 minutes! In this family of seven I had zero complaints and these sweet and …

Recipes

GOLDMAN SACHS: Businesses around the world are undergoing a $127 trillion payments revolution, and these 11 tech stocks will profit the most

A $1 trillion opportunity is open for companies that get in front of changing how businesses make payments, according to Goldman Sachs analysts.<p>That's how much revenue Goldman Sachs analysts estimate banks and payments processors can earn from improving how businesses worldwide settle their …

Goldman Sachs

Starvation threatens Yemeni refugees in Djibouti

Nearly 2,000 refugees are struggling to survive after fleeing war in their country.<p>The Yemenis who have managed to leave their country find themselves hungry and lacking support in camps in neighbouring Djibouti.<p>The UN's humanitarian chief says Yemen is approaching a tipping point as famine …

Horn of Africa

Magashule proving to be Zuma’s ‘Ace’ in the ANC

At the ANC’s December elective conference at Nasrec, Ace Magashule miraculously beat the odds and emerged as party secretary-general.In his role …

Cyril Ramaphosa

US air raid in Somalia kills 18 al-Shabab fighters

Deadly drone attack carried out after US and local forces on the ground came under attack.<p>A US military drone attack in southern Somalia killed 18 al-Shabab fighters after American and local forces on the ground came under attack, the US Africa Command said.<p>The air strike was carried out Friday in …

African Union

Ethiopia's Somali region closes notorious 'Jail Ogaden'

The Somali regional state in Ethiopia has officially announced the closure of its main prison facility, located in the capital, Jijiga.<p>The Jijiga …

Human Rights

Survivor Found in Capsized Tanzania Ferry Days After Disaster

Nairobi, Kenya (AP) -- The death toll soared past 200 while a survivor was found inside a capsized Tanzania ferry two days after the Lake Victoria …

African Politics

Die 9 spektakulärsten Schluchten in Deutschland

<p>Schluchten und Klammen sind beeindruckend anzusehen, zeigen aber auch wie kraftvoll und gewaltig die Natur sein kann. Schluchten in Gebirgen …

Deutschland

Ramaphosa Rolls the Dice to Rouse South Africa's Fragile Economy

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa pushed some of the right buttons with a reform package to tackle a massive task: revive an economy battered …

Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa's cabinet approves new mining charter | Southern Africa

South Africa's cabinet approved a long-delayed mining charter that sets out requirements for black ownership levels and backed the withdrawal of a …

South Africa

Young Africa: new wave of politicians challenges old guard

A wave of young politicians and activists are challenging ageing leaders across much of Africa, reflecting seismic shifts on the continent that are poised to dramatically change the lives of hundreds of millions of people.<p>The new generation of politicians are in their mid-30s and can barely …

Cold War

Boko Haram Militants Burn Down Villages in Northeast Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents on Wednesday night burnt down three villages in Konduga local government area in Borno State, in an attack that left …

Boko Haram

Tanzania ferry death toll rises to 224, ship's managers detained

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian authorities said on Sunday the number of people who died in a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria had risen to 224 and the vessel's managers had been detained for questioning.<p>The ferry, MV Nyerere, sank on Thursday evening just a few metres from the dock on …

Africa

South Africa's Ramaphosa Is Said to Plan Infrastructure Fund

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce an infrastructure fund as part of a fiscal stimulus designed to revive economic growth, two …

South Africa

"The same way it is happening in Nigeria today, continentally it’s also happening in Uganda. A young Ugandan, Bobi Wine, has arrived Uganda to kick out Yoweri Musevini; I am also arriving Nigeria to kick out Muhammadu Buhari and to retire all the old guards who have made it impossible for this country to witness progress," he said.

Presidential aspirant and leader of the TakeIt Back movement, Omoyele Sowore, has said that the continent of Africa is about to witness a revolution …

Airports

Uganda to deploy Ebola vaccine if virus spreads from Congo

DAKAR (Reuters) - Uganda will vaccinate against Ebola should it spread from Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been hit twice this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.<p>A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance …

World Health Organization

Botswana rejects claims of elephant poaching surge

Botswana has rebutted claims of a surge of elephant poaching by putting carcasses of animals that were allegedly slaughtered for ivory on display – some with tusks still intact.<p>The Elephants Without Borders (EWB) charity claimed two weeks ago that it had discovered at least 87 elephant carcasses …

Botswana

Our 10 Most Popular Easy Slow Cooker Meals — Tips from The Kitchn

The slow cooker comes with a lot of merits. But where this appliance really shines is with absolutely simple recipes that help us get dinner on the …

Slow Cookers

Japanese bitcoin exchange is robbed of $60 million worth of cryptocurrency

Its digital wallet was connected to the internet and remained vulnerable<p>Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has been robbed of $60 million worth of digital coins, its parent company Tech Bureau announced today, according to <i>Reuters</i>.<p>Zaif was hacked on September 14th during a two-hour time frame. …

Bitcoin Exchange

Brazil Eyes More Ivorian Cocoa After Cargill Breaks Drought

Brazil is targeting more cocoa imports from top grower Ivory Coast after Cargill Inc. shipped the first batch since 2012.<p>The South American nation …

Ivory Coast

Jamie Burke to explain why you should still bet on the blockchain at Disrupt Berlin

Now that your cousin doesn’t ask you questions about bitcoin anymore, is it the end of all things blockchain? Maybe it just means that it’s time to think about innovating at the protocol level and come up with new use cases. That’s why I’m excited to announce that Outlier Ventures CEO and founder …

Startups

Liquid Telecom goes long on Africa’s startups as future clients

Digital infrastructure company Liquid Telecom is betting big on African startups by rolling out multiple sponsorships and free internet across key access points to the continent’s tech entrepreneurs.<p>The Econet Wireless subsidiary also is partnering with local and global players like Afrilabs and …

Southern Africa

Eritrean president Afwerki returns to UAE on official visit

President Isaias Afwerki of Eritrea arrived in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday for the start of a three-day official visit.<p>Afwerki met with …

Abu Dhabi

ZIMBABWE Mnangagwa announces $500 million in new loans as Britain backs bid for IMF programme and debt deal | Blog Post | Africa Confidential

confidentially speaking<p>The Africa Confidential Blog<p>19th September 2018<p>ZIMBABWE: Mnangagwa announces $500 million in new loans as Britain backs bid …

Loans

Zimbabwe: Lighting up a new relationship | Southern Africa

Chinese investment and demand for tobacco have contributed to a boom in small-scale farming in the Zimbabwe countryside, but can the good times …

Southern Africa

Africa Live: 24-28 September 2018 as it happened - BBC News

Live Reporting<p>BBC Africa Live<p>Dickens Olewe<p>That's all from <b>BBC Africa Live</b> this week. You can keep up-to-date with what's happening across the continent by listening to the Africa Today podcast or checking the BBC News website.<p>A reminder of Friday's proverb:<p>Quote Message: The impatient dog burns its …

Cyril Ramaphosa

Somalia Says Ready to Send Troops to S. Sudan for Security

The Somali government said this week that it was ready to send troops to help with security and enhance peace in South Sudan, where officials and …

South Sudan