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Barcelona police ‘shoot at’ driver of speeding truck full of gas cylinders ‘driving at high speed near city centre’

Barcelona police ‘shoot at’ driver of speeding truck full of gas cylinders ‘driving at high speed near city centre’

Spanish police used gunfire to stop the driver of a truck laden with household gas canisters who was driving at high speed in the wrong direction near the city centre on Barcelona’s main ring road. One policeman shot the lorry cab’s rear window and brought the driver to a halt after a high-speed chase during […]

NBA Africa Game 2017 To Take Place in South Africa on August 5th: Live Stream Details on AfricaMetro

NBA Africa Game 2017 To Take Place in South Africa on August 5th: Live Stream Details on AfricaMetro

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today that NBA Africa Game 2017, the NBA’s second game in Africa, will take place Saturday, Aug. 5 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa. The announcement was made at the annual NBA Africa All-Star Luncheon in New Orleans by NBA […]

Cook fired for “stealing” 50c worth of french fries from Burger King is awarded $46k settlement

Cook fired for “stealing” 50c worth of french fries from Burger King is awarded $46k settlement

A Canadian court has awarded a former Burger King cook $46,000 ($35,000 USD, £28,000) in damages after she was fired for taking home a fish sandwich, fries and beverage. Usha Ram says her manager gave her permission to take home the food. The 55-year-old immigrant from Fiji had worked at various Burger King locations around […]

American Spies Are Not Telling Donald Trump Confidential Information Because He Might Be Compromised

American Spies Are Not Telling Donald Trump Confidential Information Because He Might Be Compromised

U.S. intelligence officials have withheld sensitive intelligence from President Donald Trump because they are concerned it could be leaked or compromised, according to current and former officials familiar with the matter. The officials’ decision to keep information from Mr. Trump underscores the deep mistrust that has developed between the intelligence community and the president over […]

Canadian Liberals move to write off $178 million in unpaid federal student loans

Canadian Liberals move to write off $178 million in unpaid federal student loans

For the second year in a row the federal government is writing off millions in student loans it will never collect, this time to the tune of $178.4 million. The money represents 32,554 loans that federal officials believe they will never be able to collect, either because a debtor may have filed for bankruptcy, the […]

America’s Tallest Dam (Oroville Dam) in Califonia is Collapsing and Might Drown Towns: 200,000 Residents Flee

America’s Tallest Dam (Oroville Dam) in Califonia is Collapsing and Might Drown Towns: 200,000 Residents Flee

Officials have been inspecting the nation’s tallest dam since first night this morning in a desperate effort to stop a devastating 100-foot tsunami from being unleashed, as 200,000 people remain under evacuation orders across California despite water levels dropping over night. Concerned authorities warned in the worst case scenario a complete structural breakdown at the […]

World’s fourth biggest country Indonesia Muslim politicians want to ban alcohol – People could face two years in jail

World’s fourth biggest country Indonesia Muslim politicians want to ban alcohol – People could face two years in jail

A group of Conservative Muslim politicians are seeking a total ban on the production, distribution and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Indonesia.  Muslim parties control less than a third of the legislative seats in the country, however Conservative groups have become more assertive in recent years.  In 2015, the Government banned the sale of beer […]

Hamburg Airport evacuated ‘after a gas leak in the terminal leaves 50 people in hospital

Hamburg Airport evacuated ‘after a gas leak in the terminal leaves 50 people in hospital

Hamburg Airport is on lockdown after the entire building was evacuated amid fears of a chemical leak. Unconfirmed reports suggest 50 people were taken to hospital after a toxic chemicals spread through the air conditioning system. People were treated for coughing, breathing problems and burning eyes by paramedics at the scene. The alarm was raised […]

President Donald Trump Administration Begins Deportation Raids Across the United States

President Donald Trump Administration Begins Deportation Raids Across the United States

Ramped-up immigration enforcement in several cities this week has resulted in the detention of hundreds or more people in the country unlawfully, according to attorneys and advocacy groups, who said they expected most of them to be deported. Illegal immigrants were rounded up in the metropolitan areas of Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; and across […]

Africa Faces a New Threat to Democracy – the ‘Constitutional Coup’

Africa Faces a New Threat to Democracy – the ‘Constitutional Coup’

Conventional wisdom tells us that good political societies are built on the principles of constitutionalism. This entails upholding the rule of law and separation of powers. This is to ensure an even distribution of power where a society is “built on principles of law, not men”. In the 1990s many African states reinvented their constitutions […]

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