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Qatar is donating $30m to help people in Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey, its ambassador said, apparently the largest contribution from a foreign government to assist the devastated stretches of the Texas coast.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Sunday damage from Hurricane Harvey would likely reach $150bn to $180bn.
President Donald Trump headed to Texas and Louisiana on Saturday to meet rescuers and survivors of Hurricane Harvey, one week after the powerful storm blasted the region and unleashed historic flooding.
A Georgia police lieutenant who faced being fired over racially charged comments captured on dash-cam footage has announced his retirement, according to local media.
A US police officer has been filmed on his own dashcam telling a white driver not to worry because "we only kill black people".
Two explosions have occurred at the flood-hit Arkema SA chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, and there is a risk of further blasts.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the states tough new' "sanctuary cities" law backed by the White House that would have allowed police to inquire about immigration status with jail time for not cooperating with federal immigration authorities.
The U.S. Department of Defence is pre-positioning troops, search and rescue units, aircraft, vehicles, equipment and supplies to staging areas near places worst hit by flooding in southeastern Texas, in anticipation of a possible request for assistance.
Houston rescue agencies were struggling to find beds Monday for tens of thousands of Texans driven from their homes by an unprecedented rainstorm that swamped America's fourth largest city.
Governor Greg Abbott of Texas said he is deploying 3,000 National Guard troops in flood-stricken Houston as weather forecasters are saying the remnants of Hurricane Harvey is causing “catastrophic flooding” in South-eastern Texas.
Devastating floods in the southern US city of Houston forced thousands to flee their homes and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with constant calls for help.
Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.
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Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke has declared that the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, will return to power in 2019.
US President Donald Trump reignited a long-standing feud with John McCain Tuesday, warning "I fight back, and it won't be pretty" after the respected senator appeared to take aim at him in a speech.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Mr. Bayo Babalotin, Tuesday evening escaped being killed by unknown gunmen.
A human right lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) on Tuesday said successive Nigerian leaders since Independence constituted a clog to the development and progress of the nation, describing them as enemy within.
Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has appointed Mr Abari Aboki as the new Head of Service (HoS) of the state, replacing Mr Thomas Ogiri who retired recently.
Niger Tornadoes winger, Wilfred Angel Ammeh, believes his side were unlucky to have been beaten by Akwa United during Sunday night’s Aiteo Cup final.
The U.S. has lifted sanctions on dozens of Sudanese entities, including banks, ports, oil and industrial corporations, the Treasury Department said on Thursday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a stern warning to Taiwan on Wednesday (Oct 18), saying that Beijing has the will and power to thwart any attempts at independence.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is working towards achieving 100 per cent free, fair and credible election in Cross River in 2019.