In this Feb. 21, 2014, file photo, Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser celebrates with the Canadian flag after beating the USA 3-2 in overtime at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Wickenheiser is the Toronto Maple Leafs new assistant director of player development. (AP Photo/Paul Chiasson, The Canadian Press, File)
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Hayley Wickenheiser among six to enter Hockey Hall of Fame in 2019

Hayley Wickenheiser’s accolades have a hard time keeping up with her. The Hockey Hall of Fame wasted no time hustling Wickenheiser into its gallery of heroes in her first year of eligibility. But when board chairman Lanny McDonald phoned her Tuesday to relay the joyful news, Wickenheiser was sequestered doing mandatory medical school course work […]

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UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2019

The Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 focuses on preferential trade liberalization among the members of the new African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) PRETORIA, South Africa, UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 will be launched globally on the same day. The Economic Development in Africa Report 2019 focuses on preferential trade liberalization among […]

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New features and unparalleled line-up to drive programme for Africa Oil Week 2019

Over 1500 delegates, including a record-breaking number of 16+ government ministers will attend the event in Cape Town LONDON, United Kingdom, — As the leading event for Africa’s upstream, Africa Oil Week ( is committed to staying at the cutting-edge of developments in oil and gas. Over 1500 delegates, including a record-breaking number of 16+ […]

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First graduates in 30 years for Somali university

The Somali National University has held its first graduation ceremony in more than three decades. The university, based in the capital, Mogadishu, was shut down in the early 1990s after the breakout of civil war and unrest. It reopened in 2014. More than 130 graduates were awarded degree certificates during Monday’s ceremony. In 2014, only […]

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Ethiopia ‘coup hit-man is not dead’

Ethiopia’s federal police have apologised for saying that the bodyguard who is accused of assassinating the head of the army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, on Saturday had killed himself. In a statement read on state media on Monday evening they said that the bodyguard, who has not been named, was instead being treated for gunshot wounds […]

In this Monday, May 9, 2016 photo, aircraft sit at their gates at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

Toronto man wanted on rape charges caught at Atlanta airport

ATLANTA – A Toronto man suspected of raping a woman in West Virginia was caught at the Atlanta airport. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 34-year-old Jordan Anthony Doswell was identified as a fugitive Sunday and arrested by Atlanta police at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office says Doswell broke into a woman’s home in […]

Ottawa doctor Dr. Bernard Norman Barwin is suspended for inseminating women with wrong sperm.

Ottawa fertility doctor who used wrong sperm back before medical regulator

Fertility doctor appears before medical regulator TORONTO — A fertility doctor previously disciplined for artificially inseminating several women with the wrong sperm is set to appear before Ontario’s medical regulator today to face additional allegations, including that he used his own sperm in certain procedures. Dr. Bernard Norman Barwin admitted to committing professional misconduct when […]