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Roughly 700 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean shipwreck

BDlive - ‎1 hour ago‎
Migrants from Sub-Saharian areas stand on a landing craft of Italy's Navy ship San Giorgio after being rescued in water in the Mediterranean Sea between the Italian and the Libyan coasts in this file image.
Hundreds missing as boat capsizes off Libya coast
Up to 700 feared dead after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean

Egypt court sentences 11 to death for soccer riots

Business Standard - ‎22 minutes ago‎
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 11 people to death for their involvement in the 2012 soccer riots, which claimed the lives of 72 football fans, MENA news agency reported.

Iran leader says nuclear weapons are a US "myth" - ‎1 hour ago‎
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has told military leaders Iran is being shamelessly threatened by the US. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the "myth" of nuclear ...

S.African violence echoes deadly 2008 precedent

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Locator map of South Africa. Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). The spate of attacks on foreigners in South Africa that has claimed the lives of at least seven people is chillingly reminiscent of even deadlier violence in 2008 ...

New research may help treat jet lag

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON: The subtle hues of light help our brain tell the time of day, according to a new finding that can help shift workers or travellers minimise jet lag.

Divided Zimbabweans mark 35th independence anniversary

Anadolu Agency - ‎20 hours ago‎
Today, while the independence celebrations are being held under the theme "Consolidating Unity, Peace and Economic Sovereignty," Zimbabweans no longer speak with one voice and the country is divided and politically polarized.


NewsdzeZimbabwe - ‎7 hours ago‎
SOME school heads have banned pupils from writing the Zimbabwe School Examination Council (Zimsec) June O-level examinations while A-level candidates are being given stringent conditions to sit for the examinations, which the heads say have a ...

Cabinet Welcomes Successful Zim State Visit - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pretoria - Cabinet has welcomed the successful state visit by Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, which saw the signing of five agreements between the two countries.

Cosatu sends condolences to Limusa

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Sunday sent condolences to the family of Sifiso Maphumulo, the president of its new affiliate, the Liberated Metalworkers Union of SA who died in a car accident.

Elephant crushes big-game hunter

Times LIVE - ‎36 minutes ago‎
A young bull elephant killed professional hunter Ian Gibson early on Wednesday as he tracked a lion for an American client in a rugged part of northeastern Zimbabwe.

Election loss: Mu'azu must go, he caused defeat of Jonathan, PDP - Gulak

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎56 minutes ago‎
image Former Political Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Prof. Ahmed Gulak, has said the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Mu'azu, was responsible for the loss of President Goodluck Jonathan and the party in the general elections.

De Lille wants all WC municipalities - ‎7 hours ago‎
Newly elected Democratic Alliance Western Cape leader and City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says that she wants the party to win all of the province's 30 municipalities.

Abia Elders, Group Decry Declaration Of Guber Election Inconclusive

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
PROMINENT leaders of Abia State, including former Senate President, Adolphus Wabara, have vowed to resist any move by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to rerun the April 11 governorship election, which they claimed was free, fair ...

Xenophobia hits MTN, Sasol square on

BDlive - ‎4 hours ago‎
SOUTH African companies with operations north of the border are suffering a fierce backlash from this week's wave of xenophobic violence, blamed on remarks by Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini.

ZPC mulls $570m solar power project

The Zimbabwe Standard - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) is set to embark on a $570 million solar power project to mitigate the crippling power shortages in the country.


NewsdzeZimbabwe - ‎14 hours ago‎
Zimplats will cull 25 senior managers to contain costs as plummeting commodity prices on the international market and a new 15 percent tax on the export of platinum ore takes its toll, it has been learnt.

Now you can backup your WhatsApp conversations to Google Drive

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
WhatsApp has now come up with the latest update of its Android application which will allow you to backup your WhatsApp conversations to Google Drive.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Rumors: iPhone 7 To Roll Out In September With Enhanced ...

Bidness ETC - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Bidness Etc looks at the rumors surrounding Apple Inc.'s new iPhone offering—the iPhone 7. AAPL · SSNLF. By: Martin Blanc.

Jonathan Rea moves further clear at the top after Assen double AU - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Kawasaki's Jonathan Rea sent out an emphatic message to his rivals in Assen with his second double of the season, making it six wins from eight races so far.

Mortal Kombat X Has Enjoyed The Largest Launch Of Franchise, Says Creator ...

Bidness ETC - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Mortal Kombat X has finally been released and everyone loves it. Series creator Ed Boon has sent a “Thank You” message to the fans for making it the biggest launch in the history of the franchise.

Spec showdown: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. Huawei P8

Computer News Middle East - ‎3 hours ago‎
samsung-huawei The Samsung Galaxy S6 is now the benchmark for high-end smartphones running Android, but there are lots of challengers, including the new P8 from Huawei Technologies.

Big Nuz cancel Harare tour amid threats of violence from Zimbabweans

Times LIVE - ‎Apr 17, 2015‎
South African award-winning kwaito group Big Nuz have cancelled their show scheduled for Friday in Bulawayo to concentrate on taking part in efforts to end the xenophobic attacks their home province of KwaZulu Natal.

Pink diamond, Burmese ruby to star

BDlive - ‎2 hours ago‎
SOTHEBY'S would auction off an extremely rare and historically important pink diamond and an equally exceptional Burmese ruby next month, hoping to get up to $18-million (R216-million) for each, the auction house said this week.

FA Cup - Clarke: Royals must kick on

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Reading manager Steve Clarke hopes his team can use the heartbreak of FA Cup semi-final defeat in extra-time to Arsenal at Wembley to show they have what it takes to get back into the Barclays Premier League.

Starting grid for the 2015 Bahrain Grand Prix - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Lewis Hamilton will start today's Bahrain Grand Prix from pole position after producing yet another scintillating display in qualifying on Saturday, but remains wary of the threat posed by Ferrari ahead of today's race.

John Terry says Louis van Gaal got it wrong by putting Wayne Rooney in ... - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Chelsea skipper John Terry has issued a sly dig at Louis van Gaal, telling him that he was "relieved" to see Wayne Rooney playing in midfield.

Top scientist at Natural History Museum sacked for insisting 'I've seen Nessie' - ‎3 hours ago‎
A top was SACKED from his job - just for saying he had seen the Loch Ness Monster. Secret files have revealed for the first time how eminent zoologist Dr Denys Tucker was fired from his role at the Natural History Museum, after claiming to have spotted ...

Study shows Earth is made of tiny stones

News Tonight Africa - ‎4 hours ago‎
According to a new study, the Earth is made up of millimetre-sized particles that orbited the solar just like asteroids. The new study led by Lund University in Sweden discovered the planet was made of small fragments of asteroids including millimetre-sized ...

KC- A gray whale migrated nearly 14000 miles, setting record

Observer Chronicle - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sans GPS, celestial navigation, or at the very least the sight of a shoreline, a 9-year-old gray whale named Varvara had a 13,987 mile journey from Russia to Mexico and back, which has broken the previous record for mammal migration.

HIV breakthrough 'imminent', says Medicine Nobel Laureate

Times LIVE - ‎Apr 17, 2015‎
French virologist and 2008 Medicine Nobel Laureate Francoise Barre-Sinoussi (R), businessman and Sidaction President Pierre Berge (C) and Jean-Francois Delfraissy, President of the French National Agency against AIDS (ANRS) leave after a meeting ...

Man who circumcised his sons with nail clippers gets community service

Nehanda Radio - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Zimbabwean father has been convicted of circumcising his two sons with a pair of nail clippers last November. An officially sanctioned circumcision in Zimbabwe (Photo by Stringer/Zimbabwe/Reuters).
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