Chocolate Factory Owner Mavis Luscombe denies claims she was racially abused during her first visit to the US.
Source News24 1/24 A woman and her two daughters in the family chocolate factory in Nairobi, Kenya.
The family were in Nara, Kenya on a visit with relatives, when a young woman and one of her daughters were allegedly sexually assaulted in front of the family’s home by four men.
They said they were threatened and intimidated by the men when they complained.
2/24 Two brothers who survived the Ebola epidemic in West Africa have returned home from the US after being granted refugee status, as fears grow that refugees will flood Europe with migrants heading to Europe.
The brothers, from the village of Kailahun in the Democratic Republic of Congo, were rushed back to the area by plane from Monrovia, Liberia, on October 25 after being refused entry into the US over fears of being persecuted over their treatment.
They were flown back to Nairobo, Kenya, on November 6 after being given refugee status.
3/24 Ebola survivor A student who fled war-torn Syria to find a job carries her shopping in this undated photo released by the White Helmets Syria Relief Project.
The White Helmet group said on October 26 it had rescued more than 1,000 people from an Ebola-ravaged area.
The Syrian civil war has killed an estimated half a million people and driven more than 10 million from their homes.
The group’s Syria operations centre said on Oct. 27 it had delivered supplies and free healthcare to 7,000 patients.
4/24 The elderly in Africa A baby is fed by a volunteer health worker at the Emmanuel Hospital in the west of Cape Town, South Africa October 27, 2017.
The Emmanuel hospital said it was overwhelmed by the number of elderly people arriving on its doorstep on October 27.
AFP PHOTO/Jonathan BOUYS 5/24 Refugees camped outside a refugee camp in the Austrian city of Leipzig on October 28, 2017 after an influx of migrants, many of them from Syria, had flooded into the region.
The influx has raised tensions between the town of Leopoldville and neighbouring states, with local authorities having been accused of not doing enough to deal with the crisis.
6/24 Children playing at the Grazie Aquarium in the Italian city of Pozzallo, Italy October 28 – 31, 2017 An 11-year-old boy playing at a water slide in a park in the city of Graz, about 130 kilometres (80 miles) north of Rome, was swept away from the slide by strong winds and heavy rain.
The boy, who was being held at the local municipal water station, was airlifted to a local hospital with a broken arm and shoulder.
7/24 Three Syrian migrants have died while attempting to reach Australia via a perilous crossing at the southern Macedonian border, officials said on Thursday.
Eight migrants died and dozens were injured when their train ran out of fuel and capsized, making it the worst railway accident in modern European railway history.
8/24 Migrants wait to be rescued by Italian coast guard off the Libyan coast, after their train crashed into a rock on a cliff at a construction site on the island of Lesbos September 24, 2017 in the port city of Catania.
Ten migrants died when their Italian-flagged train ran off the tracks, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more, authorities said.
The crash happened at a remote construction site off the coast of Lesbota, a small island in the Aegean Sea off the easternmost coast of Libya.
AFP/Getty Images 9/24 Rescuers stand next to a partially destroyed house after an earthquake off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi September 24 – 25, 2017 Searchers from Indonesia’s Search and Rescue Agency (SAR) are searching for at least 10 people believed to have drowned when a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck an island on Sulaweera island on September 24.
A magnitude 7 earthquake struck the island about 100 kilometres off Sulawetan island.
AFP 10/24 ‘I would have killed them’: Syrian rescuers search for survivors amid debris after an 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck in the country’s Aleppo province September 23, 2017 AFP/ Getty Images 11/24 Scientists believe the world’s oceans are getting too hot to support life.
The results of a study published in the journal Science are likely to be controversial, with some scientists saying that we are being over-estimated and that our current emissions of carbon dioxide are largely to blame.
12/24 Researchers find exactly what human corpses smell like after spending years mapping the human gut microbiome Dr Brett Wigley and colleagues at the University of Oxford used electron microscopy to investigate how the noses of living humans and other mammals respond to odours.
They found that the neurons in the human nose respond to the same chemicals that make us tick, and that these same chemicals give us a ‘memory’ of the chemicals we have previously smelled.