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Chihuri Ordered to Compensate Tortured Chingwizi Villager

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎12 hours ago‎
A Chiredzi Magistrate Tafadzwa Mhlanga on Friday ordered government through the Home Affairs Ministry and Police Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri to pay $550 to Zulu Jinya, a Chingwizi villager, in damages for torturing and wrongfully arresting ...

Drowned refugee boys buried in Syria; crackdown crumbles in Hungary

Reuters Africa - ‎7 hours ago‎
KOBANI, Syria/ROSZKE, Hungary, Sept 4 (Reuters) - - A Syrian father on Friday buried his wife and two little boys, drowned as they tried to flee to Europe, while hundreds of migrants fled from a detention camp and escaped a train stranded under police ...

'Police Support Unit killed prison inmates'

NewsDay - ‎38 minutes ago‎
LUCKY Mhungu, one of the prisoners accused of inciting and masterminding the attempted jailbreak at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison earlier this year, told Harare magistrate Francis Mapfumo yesterday that riots broke out after members of the Zimbabwe ...

Russian Moves in Syria Pose Concerns for US

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - Russia has sent a military advance team to Syria and is taking other steps the United States fears may signal that President Vladimir V. Putin is planning to vastly expand his military support for President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, ...

Otto Pérez Molina, Guatemalan President, Resigns Amid Scandal

New York Times - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
MEXICO CITY - President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala resigned on Thursday to face charges in a customs fraud scandal that has generated a sweeping protest movement of citizens enraged by government corruption.

Syria: More Antiquities Destroyed by ISIS in Ancient City of Palmyra

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Islamic State has blown up three ancient funeral towers in the city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief, Maamoun Abdulkarim, said Friday, continuing the destruction of a World Heritage site that Unesco has condemned as a war crime.

Zim minister charged with corruption

iAfrica.com - ‎21 hours ago‎
A Zimbabwean cabinet minister has been charged with corruption for allegedly extorting money from a white farmer to protect him from eviction under controversial land reforms, state television reported Thursday.

'Zanu PF will die with Mugabe'

Nehanda Radio - ‎9 hours ago‎
HARARE - As Zanu PF continues to be ravaged by its seemingly unstoppable factional and succession wars - amidst Zimbabwe's economic meltdown which is blamed on the ruling party's misrule - a former close confidante to President Robert Mugabe, ...

Mugabe out of touch…. economic plan doomed – Dabengwa

Nehanda Radio - ‎9 hours ago‎
BULAWAYO - Zapu president Dumiso Dabengwa has said President Robert Mugabe does not seem to have a strategy for extricating the country from its parlous economic state.

Expired ARVs sparked Chikurubi prison riots

Nehanda Radio - ‎9 hours ago‎
HARARE - One of the convicts accused of masterminding a foiled jail-break at Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison yesterday accused the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services of giving inmates expired antiretroviral (ARVs) drugs.

The scourge of corruption in South Africa

The News Hub - ‎Sep 2, 2015‎
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Nigerian president wealth declaration shows 'austere' living

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
The wealth declaration of Nigeria's new president shows he has been living “an austere and Spartan lifestyle,” with $150,000 in his personal account, contrary to what many might expect of one who has held a number of top government positions, an ...

Boko Haram Still Lives — But Where?

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAGOS, NIGERIA—. The extremist group Boko Haram continues to kill hundreds of people each month with attacks across northeastern Nigeria.

Zuma lauds China's role in defending world peace

Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAPE TOWN: South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday hailed the military parade in Beijing, saying the event “not only showcased China's military capacity, but also China's commitment to working with the international community in the maintenance of ...

Seeking a Fair Distribution of Refugees in Europe

New York Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
German and European Union leaders have called for European countries to share the burden of absorbing the hundreds of thousands of migrants who have poured into the continent this summer.

Putin's China Energy Deals May Hide Paper Tigers as Growth Slows

Bloomberg - ‎14 hours ago‎
Vladimir Putin's long-heralded visit to Beijing this week yielded five framework energy deals that bolster Russian hopes of strengthening ties with China as relations sour with the U.S.

United Arab Emirates loses 45 soldiers in Yemen fighting

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎
Forty-five troops from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in Saudi-led operations against Shiite rebels, the Gulf nation said Friday, in the deadliest day for its military in its 44-year history.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu leaves South African hospital

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital after spending more than two weeks receiving treatment for a recurring infection, his foundation has said.

Secrets and intrigues of Dangote's trip to Zimbabwe - worth more than its GDP ...

Mail & Guardian Africa - ‎14 hours ago‎
Africa's richest man is said to be looking beyond Robert Mugabe, whom a senior minister admitted could 'go soon one way or another'.

Zim reserve bank governor blasts 'lazy' new farmers

News24 - ‎16 hours ago‎
A Zimbabwean minister, Martin Dinha, has reportedly been arrested for demanding and receiving a bribe from a white farmer in return for protecting him from eviction.

fastjet increases Harare – Dar es Salaam flights

The Zimbabwe Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
HARARE - fastjet, the low-cost pan-African airline, has increased the number of flights on its route from Harare to Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

$1,3bn Harare-Beitbridge highway project resumes

Nehanda Radio - ‎9 hours ago‎
HARARE - Work on the Harare-Beitbridge highway is expected to resume soon following the withdrawal of a two-year court case filed by Zimhighways Consortium (Zimhighways) against government.

Google Pursuing a Return to China

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Google Inc. GOOG -0.92 % is in talks with Chinese government officials and handset makers about launching a new Android app store there, according to people familiar with matter, a move that would mark the Internet company's return to the world's ...

Apple Loop: iPhone 6S Prices, Apple TV Lost 'Top Gear', New iPhone Leaks Bring ...

Forbes - ‎4 hours ago‎
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop includes pricing details on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, three pieces of bad news from the iPhone leaks, a thicker design for the updated hardware, rumors of the ...

WhatsApp now has 900 million users, CEO Jan Koum says

Mashable - ‎3 hours ago‎
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service Facebook purchased last year, now has more than 900 million users - eclipsing services such as WeChat, Facebook Messenger and Line.

Google Docs Voice Typing: how well does it work?

Expert Reviews - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
Not content with letting you bark search terms at your computer, Google now wants you to dictate your prose into Google Docs with a new feature it has branded Voice Typing.

Kanye's speech put to Seinfeld music

NEWS.com.au - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
WHEN Kanye West rambled on stage for over two minutes at the MTV video music awards, the world stopped and listened. The speech from everyone's favourite 38-year-old millennial was as close to perfection as humanly possible.

Director Defends Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams' Video Amid Colonialism Claims

Starpulse.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Taylor Swift's new "Wildest Dreams" video has been branded "racist" by the PC Police because it takes place in Africa and there are very few black people in it.

RI writer Jhumpa Lahiri to get National Humanities Medal

The Providence Journal - ‎8 hours ago‎
For his recent two-week vacation on Martha's Vineyard, President Obama brought a half-dozen books. Among them was "The Lowland," a family saga mostly set in Rhode Island, and written by Jhumpa Lahiri, the one-time South Kingstown resident and ...

Sotheby's to auction former leader Taubman's $500 million trove

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
By Graham Bowley & Colin Moynihan The chairman's art collection is coming to Sotheby's. After a heated, months long contest with its archrival Christie's, Sotheby's announced on Thursday that it had won the right to sell the estate of one of its former ...

Warriors need a really good dance

The Zimbabwe Daily - ‎4 hours ago‎
IN YOU GUYS WE TRUST . . .The Warriors and their technical team pose for a group photo after a training session at the National Sports Stadium yesterday ahead of their showdown against Guinea at Rufaro tomorrow.

GOING INTREPID Cosmos players will conduct training session on the museum Tuesday

Big Apple Soccer - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Cosmos Tuesday will conduct a training session on Pier 86 at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on Manhattan's West Side.

Grobbelaar hints at Warriors role

New Zimbabwe.com - ‎41 minutes ago‎
ZIMBABWE Warriors and Liverpool legend, Bruce Grobbelaar, has hinted that he is willing to coach the men's senior football team if called upon but on condition ZIFA changes the way it runs its affairs.

'Snail's pace' row over progress at UN climate talks

BBC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
UN officials have reacted sharply to criticism from their Secretary General that climate talks are going at a "snail's pace".

3-men crew reaches ISS

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Russian Soyuz spaceship safely delivered a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, to the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, a day after having had to manoeuvre to avoid colliding with space debris.

BEELION-dollar lasso snaps, NASA mapper blind in one eye

The Register - ‎8 hours ago‎
The active radar portion of the “spinning lasso” antenna attached to NASA's SMAP satellite, launched in January, has stopped functioning and can't be recovered.

Why did 60000 Antelopes die in 4 days?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎10 hours ago‎
Researchers have clues that might explain why thousands of saiga, an endangered antelope, died suddenly. By Tia Ghose, Livescience.

London health unit suspects human case of West Nile virus

CTV News - ‎5 hours ago‎
The London area may have its first human case of the West Nile virus. The Middlesex-London Health Unit said on Friday it is probable that it is West Nile, but further testing is needed confirm if it is the virus.

Paralyzed man walks thousand steps with robotic exoskeleton

Nature World Report - ‎20 minutes ago‎
In a heroic tale of unbreaking will and persistent scientific help, a 39 years old blind man who has paralysis could walk his first thousand steps in four years.

Taking aspirin could help in fight against cancer - study

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
A study in the UK has found that aspirin use may make cancer treatments more effective. File photo / NZ Herald. Cancer treatments could be more effective when they are combined with aspirin, a British study has suggested.

Travel sickness study: Brain zaps 'may ease symptoms'

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Using electricity to stimulate parts of the brain may ease the symptoms of motion sickness, scientists have said. The team at Imperial College London say early trials on 20 people suggest the method could have a similar effect to drugs, but without the ...
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