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Syrian monitor: Russian airstrikes killed 9300 in past year

Daily Mail - ‎35 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT (AP) - A year of Russian airstrikes on areas outside government control in Syria have killed more than 9,000 people, displaced tens of thousands and caused wide destruction, an opposition monitoring group said Friday.

Rosetta probe collision signal awaited

BBC News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Officials are awaiting confirmation of the Rosetta probe's collision into a 4km-wide ball of ice and dust. The spacecraft should already have hit its target, but confirmation should be received at about 11:18 GMT (12:18 BST/1318 CEST) on Friday.

Mugabe snubs Khama invitation

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the aftermath of scathing criticism from Botswana's President Ian Khama which frayed bilateral relations, President Robert Mugabe has snubbed an invitation to the neighbouring country's 50th independence celebration in Gaborone today.

MDC @17: Redefining the endgame

NewsDay - ‎8 hours ago‎
On Saturday, the MDC family gathers in Bulawayo to commemorate the 17th anniversary of this great party. Seventeen years ago to the month, Zimbabweans gathered at Rufaro stadium in Harare to form this formidable political institution that now boasts of ...

Zim troops deployment controversial

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF)'s deploymet of commandos and military intelligence servicemen to Equatorial Guinea to protect President Robert Mugabe's counterpart Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (pictured) is proving controversial as the West ...

ZETDC sues BCC over $80m bill

NewsDay - ‎8 hours ago‎
THE Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), has approached the High Court seeking an order compelling the Bulawayo City Council (BCC) to settle its $80 million power debt.
ZETDC sues Bulawayo City Council for $80 million debt

King Zwelithini 'did not call for violence'

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - Although Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's utterances were harmful to foreign nationals, he did not call for violence against migrants, an investigation by the SA Human Rights Commission has found.

R83k in birthday cash stolen from Winnie Mandela

Citizen - ‎3 hours ago‎
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela arrives at her birthday celebreations at Vilakazi Street in Soweto, 25 September 2016. Madikizela-Mandela turns 80 on 26 September.

The loss reported by the public broadcaster goes to the heart of the mandate problems of state-owned companies.

Mail & Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation, in announcing at a Press conference at the Auckland Park HQ of the corporation a R411-million loss for the year to end-March, made it clear that profit was secondary.

Just recycle 2012 manifesto – Mosquito taunts NPP

Citifmonline - ‎5 hours ago‎
The General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia has been taunting the New Patriotic Party (NPP), asking the leadership to just rehash its 2012 manifesto and present it to Ghanaians.

Hoboken crash highlights train travel's unseen world of risks

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
Tom Zoellner is the author of "Train: Riding the Rails that Created the Modern World -- From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief" (Penguin-Random House).

Hackers Target Election Systems in 20 States - ‎12 hours ago‎
There have been hacking attempts on election systems in more than 20 states - far more than had been previously acknowledged - a senior Department of Homeland Security official told NBC News on Thursday.

New data shows 'staggering' extent of great ape trade

BBC News - ‎17 hours ago‎
A new database suggests say there has been a dramatic under-reporting of the live, illegal trade in great apes. Around 1,800 orangutans, chimpanzees and gorillas were seized in 23 different countries since 2005, the figures show.

United States Praises Botswana For Its Commitment to Democracy

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎14 hours ago‎
FILE: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks on the Trans Pacific Partnership, at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, in Washington, D.C.

Chloride operating at full throttle

The Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha(left) listens to Chloride Zimbabwe managing director Milton Macheka (centre). Looking on is Art Corporation chief executive Tapiwa Ameer (right) at the launch of a battery manufacturing plant in Workington ...

Dema deal escalates to US$498m

Zimbabwe Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE cost of the corrupt Dema Emergency Power Plant has escalated alarmingly from US$249 million to US$498 million over three years, after the government directed the controversial project's managers to double its output to 200 megawatts at US$166 ...

Zimre says profits up nearly 50pct

New - ‎6 hours ago‎
HARARE: Zimre Holdings has posted a 63 percent growth in operating profit to $2,5 million driven by positive performance in reinsurance and general insurance units.

Mines Amendment Bill crucial in modernising mineral legislation

NewsDay - ‎8 hours ago‎
THE Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill (2016), which will soon be crafted by Parliament, will be a crucial step towards modernising mineral legislation in the country given that the principal Act, crafted way back in 1961, is now archaic.

Renault just revealed a stunning electric supercar concept — here's everything we know about it

Business Insider - ‎15 hours ago‎
Renault unveiled an all-electric supercar, dubbed Trezor, on Thursday at the Paris Motor Show. The vehicle is purely a concept vehicle for now, but it will inspire design elements in future Renault vehicles.

Google Apps for Work (G Suite) 2016 review

TechRadar - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Google Apps is fast, lightweight, works on a wide range of devices, and is easy to use and administer. A very compelling product for SMEs.

Springsteen's father looms large in 'Born to Run' autobiography

Salisbury Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
Bruce Springsteen's autobiography, “Born to Run,” is more aptly titled than even diehards might realize. “Born to Run,” of course, was also the title of the album that brought him the double-trouble of Time and Newsweek cover stories in 1975 and ...

Scandal actress Mapaseka Koetle welcomes baby girl

Nehanda Radio - ‎6 hours ago‎
Friends and celebrities have flooded actress Mapaseka Koetle's social media pages this week to congratulate her on the birth of her daughter.

Tearful Gonyeti narrates alleged sexual abuse by Jah Prayzah

Nehanda Radio - ‎7 hours ago‎
It was an emotional interview as dancer and vocalist Pamela “Gonyeti” Zulu intermittently broke down on Wednesday when she narrated the story of her alleged sexual abuse by former employer Jah Prayzah.

Warriors in limbo

NewsDay - ‎8 hours ago‎
Warriors' coach Kalisto Pasuwa's bid to gather the team for a meaningful international friendly next week is set to falter with Zifa struggling to organise the match.

How Mine confident

The Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
HOW Mine coach Kelvin Kaindu says their victory over Dynamos in the first round of the Chibuku Super Cup tournament has given them confidence as they plot another giant killing act against Highlanders in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

Katsvairo opens Kaizer Chiefs account

Nehanda Radio - ‎7 hours ago‎
Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela has praised Michelle Katsvairo after the Zimbabwean grabbed his first goal for the South African giants in a mid-week victory over Free State Stars.

Mata says United can return to the top

ESPN FC - ‎1 hour ago‎
The FC crew evaluate Jose Mourinho's lineup choices after Manchester United's narrow win over Zorya in the Europa League. Juan Mata has told Cadena Ser radio he is relishing playing in his preferred No.

Trade ban: Shy and elusive pangolin finally gets protection

Christian Science Monitor - ‎25 minutes ago‎
UN wildlife officials have voted to ban trade in all eight species of Asian pangolins. The creature is prized for its meat and scales, which are used for medicinal purposes.

Prepared to die: meet the people willing to risk their lives to visit Mars

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Elon Musk announced that he hoped to send manned missions to Mars by 2022. Photograph: HECTOR-GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images. Amber Jamieson · @ambiej.

Spectacular Northern Lights Glow Around Iceland's Capital Reykjavik

Tech Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's one of Nature's spectacular light shows. Iceland's capital city Reykjavik went dark Wednesday in order to get a better view of the stunning display of Northern Lights that night.

Agility announces winners of Africa 2016 photo competition

Biztech Africa - ‎5 hours ago‎
Agility, a leading global logistics provider, today announced the winners of its Africa 2016 Photo Competition, a series of photographs that show how quickly Africa is modernizing, growing and even leading the way in new technology.

Thailand confirms first Zika-linked microcephaly in Southeast Asia

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
BANGKOK, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Thailand reported on Friday the first confirmed cases in Southeast Asia of microcephaly linked to mosquito-borne Zika, as the World Health Organization urged action against the virus across the region.

Take this online test to find out your heart's age and discover how long you will live

Daily Mail - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Are you worried your heart is much older than you are and that you're on the verge of having a heart attack? Well a test can estimate the age of your ticker, as well as revealing how long you can expect to live without having a heart attack or a stroke ...

CDC Urges Americans To Get A Flu Shot As Soon As Possible

NPR - ‎18 hours ago‎
Federal health officials are urging all Americans to get their flu shots as soon as possible, and are especially concerned that too few elderly people are getting vaccinated.