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Aerial view of the city of Port-de-Paix, on October 7, 2018. A strong aftershock sent panicked residents fleeing into the streets on October 7 -- hours after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake killed at least 12 people along Haiti's northwest coast. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL

In quake-hit Haiti, hospital labors to treat the wounded

In Port-de-Paix, the Haitian city hardest hit by a strong earthquake, medical personnel at the Immaculate Conception Hospital of Port-de-Paix are struggling to treat the wounded -- and helplessly looked on as some didn't make it.
Japan's Naomi Osaka, the US Open women's singles tennis tournament champion, attends a press conference at a hotel in Yokohama on September 13, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Martin BUREAU

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has ‘no regrets’ over chaotic US Open final

Japan's Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American's furious row with the chair umpire.
Naomi Osaka . Reuters

Naomi Osaka: No hard feelings over Serena Williams’ US Open tantrums

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American’s furious row with the chair umpire.
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Naomi Osaka of Japan poses with the championship trophy after winning the Women's Singles finals match against Serena Williams of the United States on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP

‘Serena was wary’ – Naomi Osaka tipped as Japan’s first world number one

After going from goofball to Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka can follow her historic US Open triumph by becoming Japan's first world number one, predicts Japanese tennis great Kimiko Date.
Jean-Henry Ceant

Haiti’s Jovenel Moise nominates former presidential candidate as new premier

Haitian President Jovenel Moise on Sunday nominated former presidential candidate Jean-Henry Ceant to be the nation’s new prime minister.
Louise Mushikiwabo

AU leaders back Rwanda to head ‘Francophonie’ group

African Union leaders have backed Rwanda's candidacy to head the International Organisation of La Francophonie, the world association of French-speaking nations, diplomatic sources said on Monday.

UN: Over 15m Africans suffered Transatlantic slave trade

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said more than 15 million Africans suffered the brutalities of the Transatlantic slave trade, calling for respect for the dignity of every human being.

Haiti suspends Oxfam operations pending sex scandal probe

Haiti on Thursday suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians after a devastating 2010 earthquake.

Oxfam: Witness ‘threatened’ in sexual misconduct probe

Three men who worked for the Oxfam Haiti team and are accused of sexual misconduct in the country physically threatened a witness during an internal investigation into the allegations, UK-based charity Oxfam said.

Wole Soyinka travels to Haiti for Art’s ‘meetings from here and elsewhere’

Nigerian Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, will travel to Port-au-Prince, the Haitian capital, for a series of meetings at the invitation of Laboratorio Contemporary Arts in the frame of the series ‘Meetings from here and elsewhere.’

Civilisation originated from Africa – MLK’s daughter tells DonaldTrump

Children of the late civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. decried the disparaging remarks allegedly made by US President Donald Trump against Africa.

Haitians mark anniversary of quake after Donald Trump comments

President Jovenel Moise led a ceremony in Port-au-Prince on Friday to mark the eighth anniversary of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, sidelining alleged remarks made by President Donald Trump that reportedly described the Caribbean country as a “shithole”.

Haitians, Africans not from ‘shitholes’ – Bill Clinton

A former American president, Bill Clinton, on Friday said Haitians and African are not from “Shitholes” as allegedly described by President Donald Trump.

‘Shocked’ Haiti calls Donald Trump’s reported remarks ‘racist’

Haiti’s government on Friday condemned US President Donald Trump’s reported remarks about its people as “racist.”

Donald Trump blasts African nations using vulgar language

President Donald Trump has questioned why the U.S. would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries,” according to two sources familiar with the comments.

US ends temporary protected status for 55,000 Haitians

The Haitian community in the US is "shocked" and "speechless" after President Donald Trump's administration announced that it was ending its humanitarian protection for Haiti.

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