Morsi tells Sisi: You shall be brought to account and severely punished

President Mohammed Morsi was today permitted to make a statement from within the detention cage inside the court, which is presided over by Judge Sha’ban Al-Shami, the head of Cairo criminal court – which is looking into the case of the storming of Wadi Al-Natroon Prison. He said: “Abdul fattah Al-Sisi, who presides over the […]

All of the trapped miners rescued from South Africa mine

(CNN) — Six miners who refused to come out of an illegal gold mine in South Africa have been rescued, rescuers from ER24 emergency medical service told CNN on Tuesday. With their rescue, no miners remain trapped inside the abandoned gold mine in Benoni, just outside Johannesburg. Several miners said they were trapped on Saturday, […]

African summit : Nations focus on conflict instead of agriculture

(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) The 22nd summit of the 54-nation African Union took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, two weeks ago with few results in meeting the continent’s problems. The subject was to be how to improve agriculture and food security in Africa. Discussion instead turned largely on the conflicts in the Central African Republic, South Sudan […]

MoneyGram and Vodafone M-Pesa bring mobile remittances to new countries

(CIO) MoneyGram and Vodafone have added a new way to remit money to mobile phone users in developing countries, linking the money-transfer service with the network operator’s M-Pesa mobile wallet service. Other payment networks already offer similar services in some of the countries where M-Pesa operates. The agreement allows MoneyGram’s 334,000 agents around the globe […]