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UK ordered to pay extra £1.7bn to EU

Fresh Business Thinking - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The UK has been ordered to pay an extra £1.7bn to the European Union budget because the economy has grown more than expected. The EU makes calculations which determine how much each member state must pay based on individual GDP.

Canada's spies face tough questions

Independent Online - ‎8 minutes ago‎
iol pic wld Canada Shooting~66 Associated Press A police officer guards the National War Memorial in Ottawa. Canadians are mourning the loss of Nathan Cirillo, the army reservist who was shot dead as he stood guard before the Tomb of the Unknown ...

British comedian blames Reeva Steenkamp for her own death in shocking joke

Channel 24 - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Cape Town- British comedian, Jimmy Carr, on Wednesday made a highly controversial joke while presenting an award at the Q Awards in London.

Mugabe faces internal revolt

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎43 minutes ago‎
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is facing an explosive Zanu PF internal revolt after his wife Grace yesterday escalated her insults and abuse of Vice-President Joice Mujuru to hysterical levels, amid indications the ruling party's leader has lost control to his ...

University of Zimbabwe Impose Student Kissing Ban

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎21 hours ago‎
A circular from the university authorities said those "caught in an intimate position" on the Harare campus would be disciplined.

7000 to attend MDC-T congress, Chamisa

New Zimbabwe.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
MORE than 7,000 delegates are expected to attend the opposition MDC-T's elective congress next weekend with organising secretary, Nelson Chamisa saying the gathering would set in motion a process for Zimbabweans to claim their victory.

Mnangagwa Under Fire for Suddenly "Reversing into Hospital Bus" - Report

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎3 minutes ago‎
JUSTICE, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa is under fire for suddenly reversing into a hospital mini bus following him behind, consequentially causing the accident on Wednesday night.

Good News: Boko Haram Releases Kidnapped Women, Girls

NAIJ.COM - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Members of the terrorists group, Boko Haram have reportedly released the over 50 women and girls that were recently kidnapped from Waga Mangoro and Madagali, villages between Adamawa and Borno states.

NLC, TUC oppose plans to decentralize wage law

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎23 minutes ago‎
THE recommendation of the National Assembly Constitution Amendment committee to relocate wage issues from the exclusive list to concurrent list has drawn the ire of labour movement in the country.

US charges SA duo over rhino hunts

iAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two South African men were charged Thursday by the US government with conspiracy to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts to American hunters, money laundering and secretly trafficking in rhino horns.

Court grants registrar separate trial in Ajudua's alleged scam case

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎23 minutes ago‎
JUSTICE Oluwatoyin Ipaye of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has granted separate trial to an High Court registrar, Mrs. Oluronke Idowu Rosulu, alleged of aiding Mr. Fred Ajudua to scam a former Army General, Ishaya Bamaiyi of $8.3 million.

Chinese Company to Build New City, Financial Suburb in Tanzania

Businessweek - ‎15 minutes ago‎
China Railway Jianchang Engineering Company Ltd. agreed to construct a $1 billion satellite city and $500 million financial district in Tanzania, the East African nation's presidency said.

EU agrees to cut emissions by 40% on 1990 levels

RTE.ie - ‎50 minutes ago‎
EU leaders meeting overnight in Brussels have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by the year 2030, compared with 1990 levels.

Two leaders who count

Indian Express - ‎3 hours ago‎
Reading the papers these days I find that the two world leaders who stir the most passion in me are Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia.

Chinese experts coming to Zim

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎31 minutes ago‎
A TEAM of Chinese experts is due to jet into Zimbabwe next month to conduct feasibility studies which will establish whether the deals - largely described as pie in the sky - signed by the two countries during President Robert Mugabe's state visit to the ...

IMF outlines plan to fix ailing Zimbabwe

Independent Online - ‎55 minutes ago‎
BR IMF official Independent Media IMF Africa department director Antoinette Sayeh, left, and the fund's resident representative in Zimbabwe, Christian Beddies, outline the reforms that Harare needs to undertake to fix the economy.

Fin24.com | Zim's slowdown hits Econet hard

EIN News Zimbabwe - ‎8 hours ago‎
Econet CEO Douglas Mboweni (centre) at the launch of EcoFarmer. (Memory Mataranyika) Harare - Profitability in Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless declined 30% to $49.6m in the half year to the end of August, a development executives attributed to a slowdown ...

Asian finance ministers to sign MoU to set up AIIB on Friday

Business Standard - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Twenty-two Asian countries will officially sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Friday.

Girls Embrace Technology for Change

AllAfrica.com - ‎18 hours ago‎
The digital age is dawning for young Zimbabwean girls and women as they develop new forms of technology that will improve their lives and communities.

Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues

Financial Express - ‎52 minutes ago‎
SummaryNokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft... Related Articles. Finland raises Nokia tax dispute ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee's visitNokia Lumia 530 review: A ...

On the Books: Flanagan's Man Booker Prize keeps him from returning to mines

Entertainment Weekly - ‎10 hours ago‎
... - Earlier this month, Aussie author Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North, about World War II POWs who are forced to build the Thai-Burma “death railway.

Frank Gehry's architecture of over-indulgence

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Funded by the richest man in France the architect's, new art museum and an accompanying retrospective at Pompidou reveal the danger of big budgets.

Nick Jonas to propose to girlfriend

Hamilton Spectator - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nick Jonas is reportedly planning to propose to Olivia Culpo by the end of the year. The former Jonas Brothers singer is keen to pop the question to the brunette beauty, 22, whom he has been dating since August 2013, before 2015 kicks in.

BNP Paribas WTA Finals: Singapore 2014 - Day Four

Getty Images - ‎16 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE - OCTOBER 23: Raquel Kops-Jones of USA and Abigail Spears of USA go for the same ball in the doubles quarter finals against Cara Black of Zimbabwe and Sania Mirza of India during day four of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals tennis at the ...

Ajax set on Orlando triumph

SPORT24 - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Cape Town - Orlando Pirates and Ajax Cape Town will renew their cup rivalry when the teams meet for a Telkom Knockout quarter-final at Orlando Stadium.

Japan 'preferred location' for 18th Super Rugby team

Stuff.co.nz - ‎59 minutes ago‎
GREEN LIGHT: Sanzar has confirmed Japan as its "preferred location" for an 18th Super Rugby team. Related Links. Japan on verge of place in Super Rugby comp Singapore Super Rugby bid conceding defeat Japan bid no longer shoo-in for Super Rugby ...

Ebola death toll likely to exceed 90000 by December in Montserrado: Lancet

Zee News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Washington: A new study has revealed that the death toll from Ebola could top 90,000 by December in Montserrado Africa. Alison Galvani, senior author and Professor of Epidemiology at the Yale School of Public Health, USA, said that their predictions ...

Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?

Los Angeles Times - ‎Oct 22, 2014‎
International health authorities have heralded Nigeria and Senegal as examples of how countries can beat back Ebola. Both nations reacted quickly when the disease that is still ravaging parts of West Africa showed up within their borders by isolating patients ...
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