Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
African growth 'to outpace world' Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
South Sudan confirms possible famine South Sudan has been shaken by violence since last December ... "We are encouraging farming in the states that have relative security and peace," she added. Akol blamed the current turmoil and flooding for the food deficiency in the country. 04/17/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
South Sudan: Janjaweed in Darfur Reconstituted As the 'Rapid Response Force' Having aborted the assault on the Nuba-most likely because of the many stinging defeats at the hands of the Sudan People's Liberation Army/North, and consequent loss of equipment, arms, and ammunition-Khartoum shifted gears and order the Rapid Response ... 03/3/2014 - 2:25 am | View Link
Kiir questions role of U.N. mission in South Sudan Both sides have blamed the other for the deadlock in peace talks. Tensions with the U.N. arose on January 19 when South Sudan Information Minister Michael Makuel and his armed entourage were denied entry into a UNMISS camp in Bor after government forces ... 01/21/2014 - 10:48 pm | View Link
South Sudan: Towards Overcoming Peace-Building Absurdity in South Sudan (III) This was true for instance of some members of South Sudan's National Legislative Assembly (SSNLA). Some of these lawmakers not only blamed UNMISS for failing ... all things considered. Switching gears, out in South Sudanese streets are even more chilling ... 12/4/2013 - 6:20 pm | View Link
South Sudan blamed as it gears up for war At a dusty intersection just north of Bentiu, three young South Sudanese soldiers were waiting for a lift to the frontlines. "We are in a process leading to war," said 24-year-old Moses Akon, thoughtfully. Trucks and pick-ups crammed with troop ... 04/30/2012 - 10:41 pm | View Link
Economy of South Africa The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa, behind Nigeria, it accounts for 24% of its gross domestic product in terms of purchasing power parity ... 07/27/2014 - 1:38 am | View Website
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South Kordofan Nuba Mountains Proud to be Nuba. In 36 interviews the book Proud to be Nubatraces the way the Nuba became involved in Sudan's civil war and how this affected their lives. 07/25/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Website
The State of Public Health in South Sudan: Critical Condition a report of the csis global health policy center The State of Public Health in South Sudan critical condition November 2012 Author Richard Downie 07/22/2014 - 6:12 pm | View Website
FAO Scales Up South Sudan Aid Efforts The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization is scaling-up and extending its emergency operations in South Sudan. However, humanitarian efforts are being slowed by ... 06/5/2014 - 2:14 pm | View Website
Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.
Lester arrived with fanfare Friday to join baseball's winningest team: the small-budget Oakland Athletics, who are counting on him to be an instant ace on a rotation full of No.
Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez has left Friday night's game at Detroit after sliding into the wall while making a terrific catch in foul ground.
Gonzalez caught Victor Martinez's flyball to end the fifth inning, then limped off the field. He was replaced in the sixth by Brandon Barnes.
Gonzalez is having a rough season, hitting only .237 with 10 homers.
A U. S. Open Series eventFridayAt The Taube Family Tennis CenterStanford, Calif. Purse: $710,000 (Premier)Surface: Hard-OutdoorSinglesQuarterfinalsAngelique Kerber (3), Germany, def. Garbine Muguruza, Spain, 6-2, 6-1.
Varvara Lepchenko, United States, def. Sachia Vickery, United States, 6-1, 6-0.
Andrea Petkovic (8), Germany, def. Venus Williams, United States, 6-1, 3-6, 7-5.