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South Korean lawmakers vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye

Fox News - ‎3 hours ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean lawmakers on Friday impeached President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female leader amid protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury.

Ego and power: The bane to opposition grand coalition

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
CONFUSION reigns supreme over the fate of the much-touted grand coalition of opposition parties ahead of the 2018 general elections amid indications an electoral pact could suffer a stillbirth due to the bloated egos of political actors.

Aceh earthquake: Spectre of Boxing Day tsunami haunts as more than 23000 displaced

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Pidie Jaya, Indonesia: As the number of displaced people from Wednesday's earthquake ballooned to more than 23,000, the scarred communities of Aceh confronted an old fear: the spectre of the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami.

Telltale tail shows dinosaur feathers in 'exquisite detail'

The Boston Globe - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ninety-nine million years ago, a small nib of dinosaur tail was dipped in resin, the honey-thick liquid that plants ooze to defend against insects.

Spider-Man Homecoming: First trailers reveal Avengers mentor

The Week UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
The first trailer has been released for Marvel's upcoming Spider-Man Homecoming, giving fans their first look at Tom Holland as Peter Parker since his appearance in 2016's Captain America: Civil War.

Grace in US$1,4m diamond ring row

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has been dragged to court after allegedly invading three upmarket houses in Harare belonging to a businessman in a dispute over the purchase of a US$1,4 million diamond ring, the Zimbabwe Independent can reveal.

Zimbabwe: Why the Chief Justice's Post Matter

AllAfrica.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
"THE Bill (of the Law and Order and Maintenance Act) outrages almost every basic human right and is, in addition, an unwarranted invasion by the executive of the sphere of the courts.

MUGABE OUT: Will War Vets Force Mnangagwa On Zimbabweans?

ZimEye - Zimbabwe News - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Patrick Guramatunhu | “Members of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) are seeking another crisis indaba with their former patron, President Robert Mugabe before the end of the year over their unmet demands,” reported a ...

Picture: Zimbabwe government officials die in CMED Bus accident

Zim News - ‎2 hours ago‎
3 Zimbabwe government officials lost their lives when a hired bus overturned along the Harare Bulawayo road killing them on the spot.
Government officials in fatal accident

Bomb blasts kill 10 in northeast Nigeria; Boko Haram blamed

Daily American Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - Two explosions ripped through a bustling market in northeast Nigeria's Madagali town Friday morning, killing at least 10 people and wounding 67, a survivor and an official said.

Sharing first day of freedom with Gambia's political prisoners

Irish Times - ‎44 minutes ago‎
It was another momentous day for the Gambia. Having just freed itself from the brutal grip of dictator Yahya Jammeh, the country was about to witness the release of political prisoners from the notorious Mile 2 Central Prison.

Instead of teaching students to be better at math, South Africa has dropped its passing mark

Quartz - ‎59 minutes ago‎
South Africa's Department of Basic Education has lowered the pass rate for mathematics to just 20% in an effort to keep children moving through the country's struggling school system.

Inquiry hears of Hlaudi's meteoric rise at SABC

Independent Online - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Parliament - Controversial South African Broadcasting Corporation executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng had initiated a meeting with one of the Gupta brothers to "pursue a business partnership" with the public broadcaster, MPs heard on Friday.

On International Day, UN urges world to stand united against corruption

UN News Centre - ‎3 hours ago‎
9 December 2016 - No country is immune, and every country bears a responsibility to end corruption, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, warning that corruption is a “broad barrier” in the path to world's achievement of the 2030 ...

Ghana opposition celebrates as media projects vote win

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Opposition challenger Nana Akufo-Addo has a clear lead in Ghana's hotly contested presidential election, local media reported Friday, although official results have yet to be released two days after the vote.

Apology to Tendai Madondo

Chronicle - ‎5 hours ago‎
ON October 20, 2016, we published an article under the headline, “ZiFM presenter exodus opens can of worms”, in which we insinuated that the resignation of some top presenters and DJs at the station was down to the abrasive management style of then ...

AF--Gambia-Human Rights

Yahoo News - ‎Dec 8, 2016‎
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) - In Gambia, 11 more people who were jailed for peacefully protesting have now been released on bail, said a human rights group.

Zim must get it right on Doing Business reforms

The Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
As Zimbabwe continues to implement measures and policies that will promote the inflow of investment into the economy, it has become imperative that Government accelerates reforms to the ease of doing business as this has been a drawback in achieving ...

Albert Nyathi in bond notes storm

NewsDay - ‎14 hours ago‎
RENOWNED performance artiste, Albert Nyathi (pictured) yesterday said his decision to feature in a Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) bond notes television commercial was apolitical, as the central bank was a national institution.

Advocate Fadzayi Mahere to lead team of lawyers suing local banks

Technology Zimbabwe - ‎2 hours ago‎
Local activist Advocate Fadzayi Mahere, popular for her stance against the introduction of Bond Notes, has released a public statement via her official Facebook Page and Twitter Account announcing her intention to drive a class action lawsuit against ...
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BOND NOTES WAR: Top Lawyers Sue Banks
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Zimbabwe's formal remittances for 2016 decline by 17% to US$780 million – Blame a weak Rand & informal routes

Technology Zimbabwe - ‎6 hours ago‎
In the 2017 national budget statement for Zimbabwe which was shared recently by the Minister of Finance Patrick Chinamasa, it was announced that formal remittances for 2016 are projected to amount to US$780 million which is a 17% decline from the ...

I just played Nintendo's first 'Super Mario' game for the iPhone —...

Business Insider - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The 'War for the Planet of the Apes' trailer is here, and it's dark and... Michael Moore makes a new Trump prediction: He may quit 'before he even... The top 10 videos people were obsessed with in 2016, according to YouTube · 9 things you didn't know ...

Pokémon Go gets a boost from Starbucks (+video)

Christian Science Monitor - ‎3 hours ago‎
Starbucks has partnered with the maker of the augmented-reality game, one of a string of sponsorships by major companies. By Ben Rosen, Staff December 8, 2016.

Uber bans sex as part of strict guidelines in Australia and worldwide

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Uber has introduced new behavior standards for riders that bans all touching, commenting on others' appearance and asking if someone is single.

Inside Sfiso Ncwane's memorial: A day filled with touching tributes

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
The gospel fraternity in its large numbers and gospel music lovers gathered at the Grace Bible Church in Soweto to bid farewell to Sfiso Ncwane on Friday.

PJ Harvey's notebooks adapted for new BBC radio drama

Zimbabwe Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
PanARMENIAN.Net - PJ Harvey's notebooks have been adapted for a new BBC radio drama, NME reports. Notes made by the 'Let England Shake' artist have been used as the inspiration for a new audio programme that's being produced by the British ...

Sir Mick is a father for eighth time at 73

Herald Scotland - ‎8 hours ago‎
SIR Mick Jagger has become a father again at the age of 73 with his partner Melanie Hamrick, who - at 29 - is 44 years his junior.

Chiyangwa jealous of PSL success, MPs told

New Zimbabwe.com - ‎14 hours ago‎
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Fifa bans former Zifa boss for life

NewsDay - ‎14 hours ago‎
FORMER Zifa development officer, Jonathan Musavengana and two other officials have been banned from all football activities by Fifa for violating the federation's ethics code in relation to bribery and corruption related to friendly matches played in ...

All set for Surrey Braai-fest

NewsDay - ‎2 hours ago‎
ALL is now set for a mini-braai fest to be held on Sunday at a leading meat processing company Surrey Highway premises in Marondera, an event that is set to attract a number of entertainment lovers from nearby towns and cities.

Blitzboks set to wear favourites tag at the World Sevens Series in Cape Town

Times LIVE - ‎3 hours ago‎
Blitzbok coach Neil Powell recognised this and employed methods that former Bok breakdown coach Richie Gray instilled in the squad when he spent time with them earlier this year.

Giraffes facing 'silent extinction' as population plunges

BBC News - ‎Dec 7, 2016‎
A dramatic drop in giraffe populations over the past 30 years has seen the world's tallest land mammal classified as vulnerable to extinction.

Graphene-Spiked Silly Putty Picks up Human Pulse

Scientific American - ‎3 hours ago‎
A dash of graphene can transform the stretchy goo known as Silly Putty into a pressure sensor able to monitor a human pulse or even track the dainty steps of a small spider.

How dust changed scientists' view of Saturn's C ring

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dust on Saturn's icy rings can help scientists figure out how old the rings are. And Saturn's C ring hasn't been there long enough to gather much dust, say researchers from Cornell University.

Next big challenge: Ending HIV stigma

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tanya Raisi is a 10-year-old girl who, like any other little girl, should envy playing outdoor games with her friends in the high-density suburb of Epworth, located on the south-eastern outskirts of the city of Harare, but she cannot.

Prophets of Dettol and vomit raise religious commissioner's ire

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Hot on the heels of the "prophet of Doom" are Prophet Phumzile Topi who is alleged to have made his congregants fall ill after giving them a liquid substance and Prophet Rufus Phala who offered his followers Dettol - shocking the Commission for the ...

What's Pushing Down U.S. Life Expectancy?

Scientific American - ‎3 hours ago‎
The latest official U.S. life expectancy numbers paint a relatively grim picture for the nation. For the first time in a decade our death rate increased from the year before; 2015 saw roughly 86,000 more deaths than 2014, according to the new report ...

South Africa: More Than 20 'Collapse and Vomit' After After Drinking Mystery Liquid Provided By Mthatha Pastor

AllAfrica.com - ‎7 hours ago‎
More than 20 congregants "collapsed and vomited" on Thursday after drinking a mystery liquid given to them by their pastor in Mthatha, the Eastern Cape health department said.
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