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Russian opposition to march to scene of Boris Nemtsov's killing

The Guardian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
People lay flowers at the place where Boris Nemtsov was killed in Moscow. Photograph: ZUMA/REX/ZUMA/REX. Shaun Walker, Ian J Griffiths and agencies.

Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown found - ‎11 hours ago‎
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Angeles sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, that deputies have recovered a dress that "greatly ...

Jihadi John 'dead man walking' - ‎8 hours ago‎
A BRITISH man identified in reports as the Islamic State executioner known as “Jihadi John” feared he was a “dead man walking” after run-ins with security services before fleeing to Syria to begin his reign of terror, email exchanges with a journalist claim.

Mugabe's 91st birthday bash - PICS

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Harare - The elephant might have been in the room but it was not on the menu, after all, at Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's 91st birthday party at the Elephant Hills hotel in the country's premier tourist attraction, Victoria Falls, on Saturday.

Ramaphosa in Lesotho for elections

News24 - ‎16 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - SA Development Community (SADC) Facilitator deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Maseru, Lesotho, on Saturday to observe the country's general elections, his office said.

State to Register All Firearms to Reduce Banditry and Cattle Rustling Cases

The Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Government will embark on a voluntary programme to register all firearms in the hands of civilians in order to reduce banditry and cattle rustling among pastoralists, Internal Security Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery has said.

Wiper unveils new line-up as it prepares for 2017

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Wiper Democratic Movement's leaders during Saturday's Wiper retreat at Sentrim Lodge in Elementaita, Nakuru County. [PHOTO: BONIFACE THUKU/ STANDARD].

Oliphant in the room - minister covered up for adviser using Nedlac funds to fuel ...

Times LIVE - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant has kept secret a forensic audit report that found her adviser, Herbert Mkhize, had ripped off the government-funded Nedlac labour council by more than R1-million.

Scott receives standing ovation from opposition - ‎8 hours ago‎
DR Guy Scott's first appearance in Parliament yesterday since the session resumed on Tuesday temporarily interrupted business in the House as opposition members shouted “Yeah, yeah, welcome Your Excellency!

President Mahama reminds Ghanaians to show patriotism

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎Feb 27, 2015‎
Dr Kwame Nkrumah was one president who led the crusade for patriotism through the Ghana Young Pioneer concept. President John Mahama in his State of the Nation Address did not hesitate to remind Ghanaians to show patriotism in their daily activities.

An ally goes rogue

OCRegister - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Riot police use pepper gas to disperse students and teachers marching in Ankara, Turkey, Feb. 13, as they boycotted school to protest the government's moves to increase Islamic teachings in education.

APC, PDP Bicker Over Alleged Tinubu-Osinbajo Pact

Leadership Newspapers - ‎55 minutes ago‎
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has debunked claims by the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO) that its national leader and former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu plans to become Vice ...

Hamas a 'terrorist' group, Egypt court says

Boston Globe (subscription) - ‎30 minutes ago‎
CAIRO - A civil court declared Hamas a ''terrorist organization'' on Saturday, further isolating the rulers of the Gaza Strip who once found a warm welcome under Egypt's past Islamist government.

Jailed Kurdish rebel leader in Turkey calls for end to armed struggle

Al Jazeera America - ‎10 hours ago‎
Jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan called on his followers to take a "historic" decision to lay down their arms, according to a statement on Saturday, a crucial step in Turkey's drive to end the rebels' 30-year struggle for greater autonomy.

Brotherhood chief handed fourth life sentence

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAIRO: An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment the head of the banned Muslim Brotherhood over the killing of protesters who stormed the group's Cairo headquarters in 2013.

BEHIND THE SCENE: On the Latest Military Successes against Boko Haram

Osun Defender - ‎1 hour ago‎
The authority should try to consolidate their hold on territories rescued from the insurgents by facilitating the re-establishment of a strong law enforcement mechanism and amenities that would enable the affected citizens return to normal life.

Kuwait reopens Yemen embassy in Aden

Arab News - ‎6 hours ago‎
KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait decided to reopen its Yemeni embassy in Aden, instead of the militia-controlled capital Sanaa. “In the framework of supporting constitutional legitimacy in Yemen represented in President Abd Rabo Mansour Hadi... the state of Kuwait ...

Treasury to clear Sh9.3bn VAT refunds backlog

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 28- The National Treasury has announced to immediately kick off the payment of VAT refunds amounting to Sh9.3 billion.

Kengen Pretax profit jumps 106pc

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - ‎Feb 27, 2015‎
The Kenya energy generating company, Kengen has said its profit before tax grew from 1.8 billion shillings in December 2013 to 3.8 billion shillings in December 2014 an increase of 106 percent.

Moving molecule writes letters

R & D Magazine - ‎Feb 27, 2015‎
The nanopore restricts the freedom of movement of the adsorbed single molecule. Image: C.-A. Palma / TUM On the search for high-performance materials for applications such as gas storage, thermal insulators or dynamic nanosystems it's essential to ...

Uber says personal information of 50000 drivers compromised

Edmonton Journal - ‎51 minutes ago‎
A database containing personal information of 50,000 Uber drivers was breached in May, the taxi and rideshare company said Friday in a blog post.

Google hits back at rivals with futuristic HQ plan

The Nation - ‎6 hours ago‎
Google unveiled plans for a new campus headquarters integrating wildlife and sweeping waterways, aiming to make a big statement in Silicon Valley - which is already seeing ambitious projects from Apple and Facebook.

Hyundai recalls more than 200000 Elantras over steering problem

Reuters UK - ‎7 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hyundai Corp is recalling 204,768 Elantras because of a power steering defect that might cause the cars to suddenly revert to manual steering, the company said Saturday in a report filed with U.S.

Streak fighter: Woman strips off and attacks police NAKED after her husband is ...

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 27, 2015‎
This is the shocking moment a topless woman is filmed pulling down her pants and trousers and launching herself at police officers in China.

Ministry to probe Kenya Hockey Union over Uruguay fiasco

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) will have to answer to the ministry of Sports for the unfortunate events that befell the women's national hockey team which participated in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League Two - that also served as an ...

Bipolar Mood Disorder : Condition Affects Over 14 Million People Worldwide

K24 TV - ‎13 hours ago‎
Bipolar mood disorder is a mental illness experienced by over 14 million people in the world. Usually a highly misunderstood ailment, many people continue to live with mood disorders without knowing the risks and challenges.

Depressed Tiger Befriends Snacks: Tiger Loses Mate Of 13 Years, Makes ...

The Inquisitr - ‎10 hours ago‎
A depressed tiger caged in a Romanian zoo shocked staff when he found a way to cope with his sorrow after losing his mate of 13 years.

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a biological illness

Times of India - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Researchers have found evidence that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a result of immunological dysfunction, meaning it is a biological illness and not a psychological disorder as commonly thought.
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