Graft in South Africa: The People Deserve Better

Graft in South Africa: The People Deserve Better

It may seem unfair to single out South Africa for its corruption. It’s not the worst offender in sub-Saharan Africa, and far from the worst in the world — India, China and Russia rank far worse on the Transparency International list, and South Africa has functioning democratic institutions and a lively press. But countries should […]

State to probe tenders for FMD vaccination

State to probe tenders for FMD vaccination

The government on Saturday appointed additional chief secretary Mukesh Khullar to probe mismanagement in procurement of vaccination for the foot and mouth disease (FMD) in cattle. In 2017, over two crore milch animals had suffered from FMD but despite issuing seven tenders the State had failed to procure the vaccine. The issue had rocked the […]

The Most Important Social Security Chart You'll Ever See

The Most Important Social Security Chart You'll Ever See

Your Social Security benefits are calculated based on a bunch of different factors. Some vary depending on your circumstances — such as how much you earn — and others are simply fixed. You may know, for example, that the earlier you start collecting benefits, the smaller the checks will be, and that you can make […]

Celebrity Weekly Rotation

Celebrity Weekly Rotation

In this weeks Celebrity “Weekly” Rotation we see a range of runners, retros and fashionable sneakers. Travis Scott debuts his upcoming Air Jordan 4 Cactus Jack in Houston. LeBron James laces up a custom Off-White x Nike Air Force 1 Low. Anthony Davis pays tribute to the Oregon Ducks. Drake is spotted in more adidas […]

Dennis Mammana: Moon-Struck Skywatchers Get a Lunar Lift This Week

Dennis Mammana: Moon-Struck Skywatchers Get a Lunar Lift This Week

We’re just mooning around this week. (Dennis Mammana photo / creators.com) The moon shines beautifully in our evening sky this week, just as it does every month. We astronomers know the moon’s patterns quite well, and we often schedule our observing programs around its obscuring light. Whenever I’m invited to an event and I must […]

Four British pilgrims killed, 12 injured in Saudi road crash

Four British pilgrims killed, 12 injured in Saudi road crash

Aerial view of Islam’s holiest shrine, at Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca (AFP/file photo) Four British pilgrims were killed and 12 others injured in Saudi Arabia when their bus collided with a fuel tanker, officials said on Sunday. Those killed were from Blackburn and Preston, in Lancashire, travelling from Mecca on […]

Council of Europe members suspected of corruption, inquiry reveals

Council of Europe members suspected of corruption, inquiry reveals

Several members of the Council of Europe’s parliamentary assembly broke the body’s rules on ethics and are “strongly suspected” of corruption, according an internal inquiry. The report, revealed on Sunday, ends a 10-month investigation into cash-for-votes allegations focused on Azerbaijan, which have rocked the Strasbourg-based international organisation. The council, one of Europe’s oldest human rights […]

Editorial: Criticism of Burgum's travel spending misses the mark

Editorial: Criticism of Burgum's travel spending misses the mark

Here are some facts to keep in mind. The two-year travel budget for the North Dakota governor’s office, with a staff of 18, is $55,000. A third of the way through the budget biennium, travel spending for the office was $247 short of one-third of the budget. So the idea that Gov. Doug Burgum’s administration […]

Former police race adviser charged with racially aggravated offence

Former police race adviser charged with racially aggravated offence

A former race relations adviser to the police who was allegedly injured when a police officer fired a stun gun at him has been charged with a racially aggravated offence. Judah Adunbi, also known as Ras, was arrested at his home in Bristol on Wednesday and will appear in court next month. Adunbi, of Easton, […]

Kellyanne Conway says asking about her husband's anti-Trump tweets is a 'double standard'

Kellyanne Conway says asking about her husband's anti-Trump tweets is a 'double standard'

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