By AFP-Posted Monday, August 20 2012 at 11:46-The election of a new Somali president will not take place Monday as scheduled, newly appointed lawmakers said, but added they expected to convene the parliament for the first time
BY KINGSLEY MADUEKE, 20 AUGUST 2012-Jos — Recurrent attacks on villagers believed to be carried out by herdsmen from one of Nigeria's three major ethnic groups Hausa-Fulani, have turned many children into orphans.
AUSTRALIAN researchers believe they may be on the brink of rewriting the history of the universe.-A paper being published in a US physics journal suggests it may be possible to view "cracks" in the universe that would support the theory of "quantum graphity"
19 August 2012 Last updated at 23:19 GMT-By Sorious Samura BBC Panorama-Deep in the jungle of the Central African Republic, about 2,000 Ugandan troops are spearheading the campaign to catch Joseph Kony.
Nazanine Moshiri- Nazanine Moshiri is East Africa correspondent, based in Nairobi. There haven't been many peaceful Eids in Somalia, and in many parts of the country fighting between the armed group al-Shabab and African Union (AU) forces means
In the US the philosopher Peter Singer of Princeton University, one of the most influential bioethicists (known as the father of animal rights), wrote in support of abortion that “membership of the species Homo sapiens is not enough to confer a right to life.”
Muslims worldwide have begun celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr religious holiday with prayers, feasts and family visits, marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
Scripture:Matthew 19:16-22-22 When the young man heard this he went away sorrowful; for he had great possessions.-Meditation: What gives hope and satisfaction to our desire for happiness and security?
19 August 2012 Last updated at 21:10 GMT-Pakistani police have arrested a mentally disabled 11-year-old girl after a mob accused her of desecrating pages of the Koran.
Rasna Warah -By RASNA WARAH -Posted Sunday, August 19 2012 at 18:46-This week Somalis have a reason to celebrate as a new government assumes office to see the country through the post-transition political process.