The Congo Could Have 28,000 Candidates In Its Next Election

World | Anders Hagstrom
Joseph Kabila Kabange, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 23, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

For only 139 seats

ISIS Fighters Practice Getting Kicked In The Nuts To Prepare For Combat

World | Saagar Enjeti
A fighter of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) holds an ISIL flag and a weapon on a street in the city of Mosul, June 23, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held crisis talks with leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday urging them to stand with Baghdad in the face of a Sunni insurgent onslaught that threatens to dismember the country. Picture taken June 23, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Not a first for the terrorist group

US Special Forces Killed, Wounded In African Ambush

World | Jonah Bennett
A detachment of 1st Special Forces Group Green Berets from Ft. Lewis, Washington carry the flag draped coffin of Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Chapman during burial services at Tahoma National Cemetery in Covington, Washington, January 11, 2002. Chapman was the first American killed by direct enemy fire in Afghanistan. (Anthony Bolante/Reuters)

Army special forces were on joint patrol with Nigerien forces

More Aid Is Bad For Famine Relief In Africa

Opinion | Tirzah Duren & Ibrahim Anoba

Whats sounds like a humanitarian solution can’t solve crises in Africa while there are so many internal problems.

China's First Overseas Base May Be Even Bigger Than Previously Thought

World | Ryan Pickrell
China's national flag is raised during the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games at the National Stadium in this August 8, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen/Files

Hardened defenses and underground facilities

Liberals Only Want Certain People To Have Fewer Kids

Opinion | Scott Greer
Newborn babies are pictured at the university hospital of Leipzig, eastern Germany, on January 2, 2012. (WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Leftists got mad at Macron the same week they spread a study telling people to have fewer kids

Pro-Life African Slams The West For Pushing Abortion On The Continent

World | Gabrielle Okun
Shutterstock/ SOUTH ETHIOPIA, AFRICA - DEC 27, 2009 Unidentified Mother and her son - Arbore tribe

‘Poison the moral sexual ethics’

Memo To Trump: Retain "Conflict Minerals" Provision Of Dodd-Frank

Opinion | Stewart Lawrence
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order rolling back regulations from the 2010 Dodd-Frank law on Wall Street reform at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Doing so would send the right message to Africa.

Man Freed From Al-Qaida After Five Brutal Years

World | DCNF Intern
Militants belonging to Somalia?s Al-Qaeda-inspired Shebab Islamists stand in formation on October, 21, 2010 during a show of force in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. A Briton held hostage for close to a week in Somalia flew out of the country and was headed for Kenya on Octobner 21, a day after being released by his captors, AFP PHOTO/STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘He is doing well and is overwhelmed by everything going on’

Germany Says 100 Million African Refugees Could Head North

World | Jacob Bojesson
African migrants react after crossing the border fence between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Ceuta, December 9, 2016. REUTERS/M. Martin

‘Have no other chance than to get to us’

EU Official: Migrants Still Pouring Into Europe, Only Now They Are Mainly Coming From Africa

World | George Congdon
Migrants arrive by boat at a naval base after they were rescued by Libyan coastguard, in the coastal city of Tripoli, Libya, May 26, 2017. REUTERS/Hani Amara

It’s because Europe finally decided to beef up its border security

Swarms Of Locusts Are Coming, And Satellites Can Predict Them 3 Months In Advance

Energy | Andrew Follett
A group of grasshoppers in the grass (Shutterstock/ nounours)

‘Early warning means countries can act swiftly to control a potential outbreak’

Everything Known About Human History Just Got An Adjustment Of Sorts

Energy | Andrew Follett
Primitive man and his woman sitting near the fire in the cave (Shutterstock/Aleksminyaylo1)

‘Rewrite the textbooks’

Scientists Map The Genome Of Ancient Egyptian Kings, And They Weren't From Africa

World | Andrew Follett
Photo of gorgeous woman with Cleopatra makeup, closeup portrait of beautiful female with stylish haircut agaist, young lady wearing fashionable golden necklace and holding magik ball outdoor, beauty (Shutterstock/Dmytro Buianskyi)

‘The population remained genetically relatively unaffected’

NASA Unveils Space Cereal Machine. It Could End Up Feeding The World

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

It can be used to improve food production in Africa

African Leaders Are Secretly Happy About Trump Presidency, Former Top Official Says

World | Alex Pfeiffer
Toussaint Alain (Photo by Alex Pfeiffer/TheDC)

‘Martin Luther King said I have a dream, Obama said I have a drone’

Trump's Trip Costing Taxpayers Millions Has A Lot Of Precedent

US | Eric Lieberman
Left: US President Barack Obama takes a shot at 18th fairway as he plays golf at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii, on January 1, 2014. The first family is in Hawaii for their annual winter vacation. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) Right: Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International Golf Links Course on July 10, 2012 in Balmedie, Scotland. The controversial £100m course opens to the public on Sunday July 15. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Operating Air Force One is estimated to cost taxpayers $179,750 an hour

Spanish Beach Sees First Snowfall Since 1926

Energy | Chris White
Snow Heartprints with each step (Shutterstock/Yobel Muchang)

‘Yes, today was the first day with snow there in over 90 years!’

Another Election To Watch

Opinion | Ella Bell Smith

The Chairman of the African Union will have significant impact on the direction of the continent.

African Migrant Found Packed In Suitcase By Border Police

World | Eric Lieberman
A member of the Spanish Guardia Civil climbs as would-be immigrants stand atop a boarder fence separating Morocco from the north African Spanish enclave of Melilla on October 22, 2014, following a morning assault on the boarder in an attempt to cross into Spain. (Photo credit: BLASCO AVELLANEDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Not the first time and likely not the last