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2000+ inmates set free from 46 prisons

Chronicle - ‎May 25, 2016‎
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has pardoned more than 2,000 prisoners and as of yesterday 800 had already been set free from the country's 46 prisons.

Jury sides with Google in closely watched copyright case

Daily Mail - ‎38 minutes ago‎
A federal jury found Thursday that Google didn't need permission to use a rival's programming tools as it built Android - now the world's leading smartphone operating software and a key part of Google's multi-billion dollar Internet business.

Al-Shabaab member found guilty of masterminding 2010 Uganda bombing

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Ugandan court has convicted a member of the Islamist group al-Shabaab of masterminding a 2010 twin bombing in the capital Kampala, an attack that killed 76 people as they watched the football World Cup final.

Microsoft, Facebook to lay massive undersea cable

USA TODAY - ‎3 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - A 4,000 mile undersea cable deal announced Thursday by Microsoft and Facebook is just the latest of a dozen high capacity trans-oceanic cables being built by tech companies to deal with their insatiable demand for bandwidth.

SpaceX postpones rocket launch after 'tiny glitch'

Daily Mail - ‎25 minutes ago‎
SpaceX on Thursday postponed the launch of an Asian communications satellite after detecting a "tiny glitch" in the Falcon 9 rocket engine, CEO Elon Musk said.

LATEST: Council speaks on errant kombis

The Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Harare City Council is set to remove kombis operating at an illegal pick-up point at the corner of Park Lane and Leopold Takawira Street after a commuter omnibus killed a Girls High Form Four pupil and a 35 year old man on Monday.

Tsvangirai on path to recovery

NewsDay - ‎20 hours ago‎
MDC-T leader, Morgan Tsvangirai says he is now on the path to recovery following an operation in South Africa last week. BY STAFF REPORTER.

Kereke saga: Brother testifies

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
BROTHER to zanu-pf Bikita West MP Munyaradzi Kereke yesterday exonerated the politician from allegations of raping a 13-year-old relative in 2010 and indecently assaulting her sister, claiming that he was with the legislator on the day he is said to ...

Chivayo fights conviction

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo is fighting to have his 2005 conviction on money laundering quashed by the Supreme Court despite having fully served the three-year prison term imposed on him.

SA, Kenya seek consensus for Africa on ivory trade talks

South African Broadcasting Corporation - ‎4 hours ago‎
South Africa and Kenya will hold talks with other African countries on finding a common position on ivory trade ahead of the Conference of the Parties to CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) in ...

Buhari's first year: Five ways Nigeria has changed

BBC News - ‎23 minutes ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari came to power promising Nigerians "change". Novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of what has changed in Nigeria since 29 May 2015 when he was sworn in.

Kenya's Dadaab camp closure threat plays on refugee fears

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Kenyan government says that it plans to close Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp. It had also threatened to close the country's other major refugee camp, Kakuma, but has subsequently said it won't.

Senate seeks action on violence against minors

The Nation Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to intensify advocacy to stop violence against children. The upper chamber said such advocacy should be conducted through the National Orientation Agency (NOA).

Likening children to MPs is an insult

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Oftentimes, troublesome Members of Parliament across the world have been likened to children because of the “childish” manner in which they behave when in the House, but if children watched them, they would feel really insulted.

MDC-T: Preparations in Top Gear for Weekend Public Protest

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) formation led by Morgan Tsvangirai says all is set for its planned demonstration in Bulawayo noting that it is incredible that some people still want to show their support to President Robert Mugabe and his ...

In Republic of Korea, Ban urges Asian nations to settle border disputes, historical issues

UN News Centre - ‎7 hours ago‎
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left) with Hwang Kyo-ahn (right), Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, during their meeting with participants of the 11th Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity, taking place on Jeju Island.

Thousands of Migrants Rescued From Mediterranean in One Day

New York Times - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Hundreds of migrants were tossed into the sea when their ship overturned off Libya on Wednesday. The Italian Navy rescued 562 people, but at least seven drowned.

Vat Cut From Education Fees, Customs Duty To Be Eliminated From Some Items

Bahamas Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
#THE government is seeking to eliminate the 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) on ancillary fees paid for education services in the country, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday.

SA's Standard Bank takes action after Japan ATM heist

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG. - South Africa's Standard Bank is taking action after criminals in Japan stole millions of dollars from automatic teller machines using fake credit cards from the lender, its joint CEOs said yesterday.

The looting stage of capitalism: Germany's assault on the IMF

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
The IMF's rules prevent the organisation from lending to countries that cannot repay the loan. Paul Craig Roberts: Correspondent Having successfully used the EU to conquer the Greek people by turning the Greek “leftwing” government into a pawn of ...

100MW boost for Zim national grid

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda chats with Economic Planning and Investment Promotion Permanent Secretary Dr Desire Sibanda during a tour of Dema Emergency Generation Power Plant in Seke yesterday.

Zimoco new Mitsubishi official dealer

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Pajero 2016 boasts of a 3,2 litre direct injection diesel engine which provides superior torque, especially at low and mid rev ranges.

The circle is complete: Minecraft is getting a deathmatch mode

TechCrunch - ‎2 hours ago‎
Minecraft, a game that skyrocketed to unprecedented levels of popularity among all ages because of its open-ended gameplay, infinite worlds, and limitless possibilities for creation and collaboration, is getting an official deathmatch mode.

Biometrics will replace passwords, but it's a bad idea - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Last week I opened up my inbox to find a new email from LinkedIn Security. “Reset your LinkedIn password” read the subject line.

Gospel Divas concert ready to roar

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Several local gospel divas are expected to share the stage with South Africa's Rebecca Malope at the “Gospel Divas” concert set for Harare Gardens tomorrow.

Celebration Choir launches new album

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Celebration Church was the place to be last Sunday when Pastor Bonnie Deuschle and the Celebration Church Choir launched their album titled “Seven Times A Day” during a live performance to a full house.

Sulu celebrates birthday with fans

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Dendera musician Suluman Chimbetu turns 34 today and has lined up several activities to celebrate the event with his fans. Tonight he celebrates the birthday at La Rouge Lounge in Westgate before moving to Spillway Pub and Restaurant in the vicinity of ...

Usher's stalker arrested after breaching restraining order by taking SELFIES

Nehanda Radio - ‎11 hours ago‎
An obsessed Usher fan has been arrested for violating a restraining order the singer had taken out against her. Usher's stalker arrested after breaching restraining order by taking SELFIES.

Masakadza respects Team India

The Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
UNDER the leadership of the experienced Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Zimbabwe-bound India cricket team have a number of new faces but the hosts' skipper Hamilton Masakadza still believes the men from the sub-continent are brining a very strong side.

High-flying CAPS

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAPS United have powered to their best start in the Castle Lager Premiership adventure in 12 years - with Charles Mhlauri's immortals of 2004 the only side with a better record - fuelling optimism among their fans that the Class of 2016 could end the ...

Akbay aims to rewrite history

The Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
HIGHLANDERS coach Erol Akbay is not moved by past records and is determined to lead his side to an important win over bitter rivals Dynamos when the giants clash in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match at Rufaro tomorrow.

The Red Planet Is Not Always Red

The Atlantic - ‎6 hours ago‎
Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​the Daily​, our weekday-afternoon email digest of ideas, arguments, and other coverage. It's been about 12,000 years since Earth's glaciers last retreated, having finished carving out the Great Lakes, depositing ...

NASA: Blow-up space station living dome fails to inflate during first test

ABC Online - ‎58 minutes ago‎
A temporary habitat at the International Space Station failed to inflate during testing and work was halted after the US space agency ran into problems expanding the module to full size.

5 ways Vivid Sydney is bigger and better than ever

Courier Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Projections on the sails of the Sydney Opera House is always a highlight of Vivid. Picture: Bill Hearne. From just 25 light installations at Circular Quay in 2009, Vivid Sydney has grown to become the world's largest festival of light, music and ideas ...

Neanderthals built something deep inside a cave that scientists can't yet explain

Business Insider Australia - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A new study published in Nature shows they built stone structures deep inside caves in the south of France, and the revelation is rapidly changing our views on Neanderthals.

GFC caused cancer deaths as sacked workers lost health cover

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The global financial crisis may have directly caused more than a quarter of a million avoidable cancer deaths in the developed world, a new study has concluded.

To Kill Mosquitoes That Spread Zika, Strike Before They Fly

NPR - ‎5 hours ago‎
In the marshy woods of Secaucus, N.J., a mosquito can make a happy home. With water and shade under a canopy of maple trees, you could barely ask for more to start your own bloodsucking family.

Antimicrobial Mechanism Gone Rogue May Play a Role in Alzheimer's Disease

Scientific American - ‎13 hours ago‎
Brain scan of a patient affected by Alzheimer's Disease. Credit: Photo By BSIP/UIG via Getty Images. Advertisement. General consensus among Alzheimer's researchers has it that the disease's main culprit, a protein called amyloid beta, is an unfortunate ...

Snake in toilet latches onto man's penis - ‎3 hours ago‎
A THAI man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a three-metre python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.