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R2.62bn in Swedish krone may go to charity
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:00:00 +0200
The world’s oldest central bank is asking Swedes to hand in old one, two and five krona coins to banks before the end of August.
© Cape Times
Security beefed up ahead of SADC Summit
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:44:00 +0200
Security has been beefed up ahead of the official opening of the 37th Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Summit.
© Cape Times
20 Nigerians graduate from Korean Pop Dance Academy
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:42:45 +0200
Mr Han Sungrae, the Director of Korean Cultural Centre says 20 young Nigerian have graduated from the 2017 Korean Pop (K-Pop) Dance Academy after six weeks of training and coaching. The academy is organised by the Korean Cultural Centre in the Federal...
© The Punch
Beggars dare Kano gov, return to streets
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:42:04 +0200
Many beggars in Kano have returned to their businesses in spite of a state government order in 2016 which banned street begging. Our correspondent who visited some streets in the state capital on Friday, reports that many beggars were seen on the streets,...
© The Punch
Stabbing spree in Finland leaves two dead, several injured
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:41:00 +0200
Two people have died in a stabbing attack in the Finnish city of Turku, police told a news conference Friday.
© Cape Times
Bronx girl whose friend scalded her face makes amazing recovery
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:34:48 +0200
The Bronx girl who was horrificly burns on her face after a friend poured boiling water on her left the hospital looking like her old self.
© NY Daily News
The Competition Commission launches data market inquiry
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:30:00 +0200
The competition commission on Friday said the data market inquiry has been officially set in motion.
© Cape Times
'Gross lack of management skills responsible for KZN health crisis'
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:30:00 +0200
KwaZulu-Natal's dysfunctional public health department can be blamed on a systematic breakdown of core functions, Motsoaledi said.
© Cape Times
Leyds shows his Bok class as WP run riot
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:22:00 +0200
The home side produced some vintage Province rugby to run in six tries in a bonus-point win over the Golden Lions on Friday night.
© Cape Times
IPOB withdraws threat to stop Anambra election
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:13:26 +0200
The Indigenous People of Biafra has withdrawn its threat to stop the conduct of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The decision was reached after a meeting organised by a non-governmental organisation, the Ala-Igbo International Foundation...
© The Punch
'Handmaid's Tale' star Elisabeth Moss defends Scientology
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:12:19 +0200
Thetans, back off!
© NY Daily News
Eclipse prompts California power grid changes when solar energy supply dips
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:10:00 +0200
Although the moon will push in front of the sun and darken the skies on Monday, California’s solar-heavy electricity grid isn’t expected to run short on energy to power homes, businesses and industry. The manager of the state’s electricity grid,...
© LA Times
Freed Chibok girls will enter university in September –Jumai Alhassan
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:06:20 +0200
The 106 Chibok schoolgirls who have been released by Boko Haram will all go to university from September, the Minister for Women’s Affairs, Aisha Jumai Alhassan, said on Friday. One of the girls required a prosthetic leg following her ordeal, several...
© The Punch
Spurs sign Ajax star Sanchez in reported club record transfer
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:00:00 +0200
The signing of Davinson Sanchez will alleviate some anxiety amongst Spurs fans concerned at Mauricio Pochettino’s lack of activity in the transfer market.
© Cape Times
La Liga league fixtures
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:54:51 +0200
The La Liga authorities on Friday said all games across the top two divisions will be preceded by a minute’s silence. “LaLiga has asked the RFEF (Spanish Football Federation) to hold a minute’s silence in all matches of the first day...
© The Punch
Another LUTH doctor tests positive to Lassa fever
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:51:34 +0200
Bukola Adebayo Another doctor has tested positive to Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba. The Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode, who confirmed the new case on Friday, said the doctor had had contact with the index patient....
© The Punch
Police See Wider Plot in Spain, Say Carnage Could Have Been Worse
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:48:40 +0200
The assaults killed and wounded people from at least 34 countries, and the police are still hunting for the driver of the van that charged down Las Ramblas in Barcelona.
© The New York Times
Bruce Forsyth, longtime British TV host, dead at 89
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:44:05 +0200
Bruce Forsyth, a legendary entertainer, host and quizmaster on British television whose career spanned the history of TV, has died.
© NY Daily News
Pedro Martinez shows he still pitches like a pro in charity game
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:42:34 +0200
The Mets might want to consider reaching out to Pedro Martinez if they need another starting pitcher.
© NY Daily News
Two arrested for theft of five plasma TVs in Eastern Cape
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:42:00 +0200
Two men were arrested in Butterworth on Friday, for house robbery as they were making their way to East London
© Cape Times
‘Movie’ about Buhari’s 100 days in London trending on social media
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:40:31 +0200
An old Nigerian movie about politics, featuring late Nollywood ace actor, Justus Esiri, has been renamed to reflect President Muhammadu Buhari’s continued stay overseas on medical attention. Produced by Ayo Emmanuel and edited by Segun Kiishii Rowlands,...
© The Punch
16 Members of White House Arts Committee Resign to Protest Trump
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:35:18 +0200
Artists, authors, performers and others stepped down from the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities after Mr. Trump’s remarks about white nationalists.
© The New York Times
Terrorist attacks mar La Liga’s return
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:35:03 +0200
Spain’s La Liga returns on Friday under the shadow of terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils that left 14 killed and more than a hundred injured. The league’s authorities still plan for all 10 La Liga fixtures to take place, including...
© The Punch
Inmate who died in custody was ridiculed by corrections officer
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:32:39 +0200
A 22-year-old Florida inmate who died from a police dog bite infection was ridiculed while in custody.
© NY Daily News
Most important news of this year:
Mets tweet photo showing sex toy in Kevin Plawecki’s locker
Sat, 06 May 2017 06:41:57 +0200
Meat the Mets.
© NY Daily News
Susan Rohde’s friends speak out
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:25:26 +0200
Those closest to Susan Rohde have broken their silence for the first time since her body was found at Spier Wine Estate.
© Cape Times
Democrats not attending Trump’s inauguration
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:46:24 +0100
A growing number of Democratic lawmakers have announced they will not attend Republican Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on Friday, the vast majority of them in protest of Trump’s attack on civil rights icon John Lewis. The following...
© The Punch
#CourtneyPieters: Inside her alleged killer's room
Wed, 17 May 2017 07:51:00 +0200
Daily Voice journalist Saafia February recounts the overwhelming stench which greeted her at the Pieters's home - and the subsequent grim discovery.
© Cape Times
Sportscaster Warner Wolf booted from ‘Imus in the Morning’
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 23:33:23 +0100
Warner Wolf is out of a job again.
© NY Daily News
Five shot dead in Pietermaritzburg
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:35:00 +0200
Five people were killed in a shooting incident in Hilton, Pietermaritzburg.
© Cape Times
Polish missionary killed in Bolivia
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:04:00 +0100
A Polish missionary was murdered on Tuesday during an attack on an early childcare centre in Cochabamba, in central Bolivia.
© The News
Air Force none: press access blocked
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 02:31:00 +0100
Donald Trump refused to allow journalists to travel with him to Washington for his historic first meeting with President Barack Obama, bucking a long-standing practice.
© The Australian
Migrant welfare clusters revealed
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0100
More than 1.5m people receiving welfare payments in Australia were born overseas, according to federal data.
© The Australian
Obama unloads in ‘farewell’
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:09:00 +0200
Barack Obama has taken aim at Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump during his final address to the UN.
© The Australian
Yemi Osinbajo: Suddenly, it’s calm
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:06:41 +0100
Fola Ojo From all corners have sprouted fiery fireworks. Verbal shots have always rung out. Acerbic utterances flowed freely. Hate has been unmasked. And the radar showed no discernible brotherly love in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling...
© The Punch
Kalk Bay mosque smeared with blood
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:55:00 +0100
Vandals broke into a Kalk Bay mosque via a side door before flinging blood on the pulpit and tearing down framed scriptures from the wall.
© Cape Times
A look at Agatha Ann Cunningham's disappearance in 1977
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 16:22:09 +0100
The Brooklyn Public Library is home to some rather daunting details in history.
© NY Daily News
‘Businessman said kidnappers want R335m ransom’
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 06:09:24 +0100
Businessman Naushad Khan who was allegedly kidnapped has contacted his family to tell them his abductors want a whopping £20 million, sources say.
© Cape Times
Crisis team warned Dreamworld
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 15:00:00 +0200
Dreamworld’s specialist crisis manager, Newgate Communications, threatened to dump its ­embattled client this week.
© The Australian
Why Cory loves WikiLeaks
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:33:00 +0200
Cory Bernardi has applauded WikiLeaks for exposing a “dishonest’’ Leftist agenda intent on undermining our national interest.
© The Australian
LISTEN: Zhauns kidnapping: what witnesses saw
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:18:00 +0200
Eyewitnesses spoke to Bush Radio's Tammy Koeberg, who came on the scene shortly after businessman Sadeck Zhaun Ahmed was allegedly kidnapped.
© Cape Times
2 of a Farmer’s 3 Children Overdosed. What of the Third — and the Land?
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 20:21:48 +0100
Opioid addiction is ravaging America’s farmland, tearing at communities and posing a new threat to families that have worked the same soil for generations.
© The New York Times
Chilling image from Cape Town mall robbery
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:46:00 +0100
Two Cape Town malls were reportedly robbed this morning, with a chilling image emerging from one of the heists.
© Cape Times
Inside Donald Trump’s Last Stand: An Anxious Nominee Seeks Assurance
Sun, 06 Nov 2016 18:25:51 +0100
Behind the show of confidence orchestrated by Mr. Trump’s staff are the neediness and vulnerability of a once-boastful candidate uncertain of victory.
© The New York Times
Bizarre tale of family holiday
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 07:41:00 +0200
The son of a Victorian couple who went missing in NSW has described how his parents began “fearing for their lives”.
© The Australian
Carnival cruise ship passenger falls overboard from 11th deck
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:35:16 +0100
A 24-year-old Carnival cruise ship passenger is missing after falling overboard in the Bahamas early Tuesday.
© NY Daily News
Toray gets OK to make, sell kidney drug amid feline ‘nekonomics’ boom
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:07:33 +0100
Toray Industries Inc. said it will sell medicine to treat chronic kidney disease in cats as the popularity of feline pets grows in Japan. The Tokyo-based chemical maker said in a statement Monday it has received approval to make and sell the drug, Rapros,...
© Japan Times
Magistrate’s throat slit in office toilet
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:38:08 +0200
Acting Durban magistrate Loganathan Perumal was found with this throat and wrist slit in a toilet cubicle of a Durban CBD building.
© Cape Times
Teacher filmed himself having sex with pupils
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:09:26 +0200
A KZN high school teacher is accused of abusing six female pupils believed to be aged 14 and 15, and recording the abuse.
© Cape Times
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