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South Korea: Suspected midrange North Korean missile crashes - ‎7 hours ago‎
South Korean President Park Geun-hye, left, salutes to the national flag during the National Security Council Meeting at the presidential house in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Syrian peace talks in 'great danger,' UN envoy says - ‎17 hours ago‎
The United Nations envoy for Syria appealed to the U.S. and Russia to intervene to help revive Syrian peace talks that sputtered to a pause Wednesday, saying a recent spike in fighting has overshadowed the talks and put an increasingly feeble truce in ...

Massachusetts Senate approves under-21 ban on tobacco sales

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BOSTON - The Massachusetts Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products across the state, which could make it the second to raise its threshold to 21 years old.

Early smartphone launch boosts Samsung profits

Arab News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S7 and S7 Edges are displayed at the company's showroom in Seoul. (AP). AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE. Published - Thursday 28 April 2016.

Party ends for smartphones as global sales fall

Toronto Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Global smartphone sales were either flat or declined for the first time ever in the first quarter, according to separate reports, as markets including China matured and consumers reigned in spending amid concerns about the economy.

Facebook revenue smashes expectations as mobile ad sales surge

Arab News - ‎6 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: Facebook Inc's quarterly revenue rose more than 50 percent, handily beating Wall Street expectations as its wildly popular mobile app and a push into live video lured new advertisers and encouraged existing ones to boost spending.

Prosecutor pokes into Kereke's private life

Nehanda Radio - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Harare magistrate yesterday embarrassed Zanu PF Bikita West MP Munyaradzi Kereke after granting the private prosecutor authority to poke into his private life, something the legislator was not comfortable with in the rape trial.

Serial flip-flopper Tsvangirai at it again

The Herald - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai has hinted that his party might participate in the forthcoming by-election to fill Gweru's Ward 8 council seat left vacant after the death of Councillor Artwell Mutyorauta.

Zanu PF Activists 'Set on Fire' Homes of Opposition Members

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎3 hours ago‎
Zimbabwe's opposition Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe party led by Elton Mangoma claims that several homesteads belonging to its members in Mukuwamombe Village in Makoni North constituency, Manicaland province, were set on fire Tuesday night by ...

Future of education lies in STEM, says educationist

The Zimbabwe Daily - ‎8 hours ago‎
An educationist, Dr Dolapo Ogunbanwo, has said the future of education is in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

Burkina Faso court rescinds warrant against ex-President Compaore

Reuters Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
OUAGADOUGOU, April 28 (Reuters) - A court of appeals in Burkina Faso has rescinded a series of international arrest warrants, including those against deposed leader Blaise Compaore and neighbouring Ivory Coast's parliament speaker, a senior court ...

Hackers leak stolen Kenyan foreign ministry documents

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, April 28 Online activists who claim ties to Anonymous said on Thursday they had begun to leak documents from Kenya's foreign ministry as part of a campaign to expose government and corporate corruption across Africa.

Africa's longest-serving leader re-elected

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
The results announced by the National Election Commission showed his two closest rivals, Bonaventura Monsuy Asumu and Avelino Mocache Mehengap, trailing far behind with 1.5 percent each in last Sunday's vote.

D-Day for DA, Zuma

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
The court was scathing in its condemnation of the National Assembly, ruling that it had reneged on its obligations to the constitution by not holding Zuma accountable.

Mugabe Attacked for Failing to Rescue Zimbabwe Women in Kuwait

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Robert Mugabe has been slammed by the opposition for failing to take care of Zimbabwean women trapped in Kuwait. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email to a Friend.

Frustration rises over American policies in South Sudan

Chicago Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar returned to Juba this week, eight months after he and his rival, President Salva Kiir, signed a peace deal that required him to go back to the capital and resume his post as first vice president.

Chernobyl anniversary: How Russia used a man and his camera to hide the terrible truth

Fox News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Yury flopped open a mini-date log and pointed to the notations that marked each helicopter trip he took over the still-smoldering Chernobyl nuclear power plant after reactor No.

Zuma salutes ailing Winnie Mandela

The Zimbabwe Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pretoria - South African President Jacob Zuma wished ailing anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela a speedy recovery on Thursday, as he bestowed National Orders in Pretoria.

Zimplats' ore mined up 32% in Q1

NewsDay - ‎21 hours ago‎
ZIMPLATS Holdings Limited posted a 32% increase in ore mined for the first quarter of this year compared to the prior period last year.

CBZ reports $37m turnover in Q1

The Herald - ‎51 minutes ago‎
CBZ Holdings reported turnover of $37 million in the first quarter as the group stepped up efforts in collecting bad debts coupled with strict credit granting and close monitoring of borrower performance.

IMF cannot save Zimbabweans

NewsDay - ‎20 hours ago‎
Without fundamental political and economic reforms and the emergence of an inclusive democracy in Zimbabwe, no lasting economic solution can be found no matter how much money the International Monetary Fund (IMF) may throw at the problem.

Barclays 'pleased' with bidding war

Independent Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Cape Town - Barclays on Thursday said it was pleased with the level of interest in Barclays Africa. This comes days after the parent company's former chief executive Bob Diamond confirmed he was interested in buying the African business.

ZTE to Open 50 Branches in Zimbabwe

PC Tech Magazine - ‎8 hours ago‎
ZTE corporation has revealed that it will be open 50 branches in Zimbabwe this year, including a technical and repair centre for all its products.

Slow network and informal retail structure in India holding Apple back, claims Tim Cook

NewsDay - ‎10 hours ago‎
India presents a “really great opportunity” for Apple but slow networks and the informal retail structure there is preventing the tech giant from realising its full potential, its CEO Tim Cook said as the company's revenues plunged for the first time ...

Report: Fiat Chrysler, Google in talks on self-driving technology

Detroit Free Press - ‎1 hour ago‎
Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. The talks were confirmed Thursday by a person familiar with the discussions.

HIV+ Prince believed prayer could cure him

New - ‎2 hours ago‎
MUSIC icon Prince was “preparing to die for a little while” after being diagnosed with AIDS, according to reports in the US. A music industry source interviewed by The National Enquirer messaged friends on April 19 to say the singer was suffering from ...

Papa Wemba: Musical king of the Society of Ambianceurs and Elegant People- Special Edition

SomalilandPress - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Papa Wemba was born Shungu Wembiado in 1949. He came to musical prominence in the great beating heart of Congolese popular music, Kinshasa's famous district of Matonge in the 1970s during the belle époque of Congolese popular music.

When Did Beyoncé Stop Caring So Much About Her Image and Actually Become Vulnerable?

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
That's not opinion; that's a secret fact gone public released by the one and only Queen Bey herself. Upon the release of Lemonade, the world—and the Beyhive—learned that Beyoncé's life has been anything but perfect.

Piers Morgan is not comfortable with the new 'inflammatory,' 'agitating,' 'militant' Beyonce

National Post - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
When Beyonce gives you lemons, you make lemonade. Not so when you're Piers Morgan, renowned British blowhard, who wrote an entire essay Monday for the Daily Mail proclaiming her new music and look is that of a “militant activist,” and not the former, ...

Hockey: Late goal seals Zim's fate

New - ‎3 hours ago‎
THE picture got a lot clearer with regards to the women's B-section at the Greenfields Senior Interprovincial Nationals at the Randburg Hockey Stadium on Thursday as KZN Inland, WP Peninsula, Zimbabwe and KZN Mynahs advanced.

South African returns to officially imposed racialism in sport

TheSouthAfrican - ‎8 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 21: The South African flag at the FNB Stadium in Soweto on August 21, 2010. The game set the record for the highest attendance at a South African Rugby match.

Rwanda accuses Uganda of age fraud

SuperSport - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has sent a formal complaint to Caf alleging that Uganda committed fraud in the recent under-20 Afcon first-round qualifiers.

Claudio Ranieri: A do-nothing tactical master?

Irish Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Everybody had known the end was coming for Claudio Ranieri at Chelsea, but the moment at which the decision seemed made - and, more than that, was made to seem justified - came in Monte Carlo in April 2004 when he presided over a substitution that ...

Will the Paris Climate Agreement Deliver?

Huffington Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
A historic event took place on Earth Day 2016. It was a decisive moment for the planet. On Friday, April 22nd around 60 heads of state gathered at the United Nations in New York for the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement.

This Is Your Brain on Podcasts

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
A research team had volunteers listen to stories told on “The Moth Radio Hour,' and used an M.R.I. machine to track the brain's activity.

Elon Musk's 2018 Mars Shot

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA has some exciting news: a crewed landing on Mars is less than 20 years away. But NASA also has some less exciting news: a crewed landing on Mars has been less than 20 years away for the last fifty years.

Solar Flare Is Beautiful, Terrifying in 4K High Def Video by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

The Mary Sue - ‎2 hours ago‎
From Earth, the sun generally just looks like a big bright ball, but there's a lot of activity up there that we don't notice with our puny human eyes—especially because it's not exactly wise to look directly at the sun.

Zim circumcision safest in the region

New - ‎1 hour ago‎
HARARE - Zimbabwe has the safest Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) programme among the 13 countries undergoing the programme in the region, with just one percent or less adverse events recorded in the last five years, a Ministry of Health ...

Four million people affected by malnutrition in Zimbabwe

AfricaNews - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Close to four million people in Zimbabwe are affected by malnutrition. A quarter of this figure is made up of children under the age of 18.

Gene linked to youthful looks has been discovered, scientists claim

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Helen Mirren looking youthful at 70: variants in the MC1R gene seem to dictate how young a person appears to be. Photograph: UPI/Barcroft Media.

The Case for the 1-Minute Workout Is Getting Stronger

TIME - ‎5 hours ago‎
There's a lot of talk in the exercise world about high intensity interval training (HIIT) lately, which is exactly what it sounds like - alternating episodes of exercise with periods of less intensive activity or recovery.