Harris to Be Sworn In by Justice Sotomayor at Inauguration

WASHINGTON – Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, a history-making event in which the first Black, South Asian and female vice president will take her oath of office from the first Latina justice. Harris chose Sotomayor for the task, according to a person familiar with […]

At Least 48 Dead in Militia Attack on El Geneina, West Darfur, says SUNA A

KHARTOUM – At least 48 people died and 97 people were injured in a militia attack on the West Darfur city of El Geneina on Saturday, Sudan’s state news agency SUNA said, citing a local doctors union. The attack came just weeks after U.N. peacekeepers began withdrawing from the region, where violence is increasing, and […]

Gondar, Camelot of Ethiopian Epiphany Ready for Extraordinary ‘Timket’ Festivity

Addis Ababa, Gondar, the ancient historical city and considered as the Camelot of Ethiopian epiphany (Timket), has finalized its preparation of the carnival that will be celebrated on Tuesday, announced the city administration. The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) inscribed Ethiopian Epiphany in the list of World Intangible Cultural Heritage as it is […]