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Protesters gather again in Burkina Faso

New Zealand Herald - ‎49 minutes ago‎
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) Anti-government protesters gathered again Friday morning in Burkina Faso's capital. The crowds used violent demonstrations Thursday to prevent the parliament from voting to allow President Blaise Compaore, in power ...

Jerusalem holy site reopened

Irish Independent - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Israel has reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site and deployed hundreds of security personnel amid rising tensions in the city. Share.

Why it matters that Tim Cook came out

Washington Post - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Apple chief executive, Tim Cook, declared on Thursday he is proud to be gay. In an article inr Businessweek, he stated publicly what many of his friends and colleagues already knew, and he had never denied.

Strike hurting ordinary Ghanaian workers the most

spyghana.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Strike actions by labour unions have been by organized labour unions declining relevance since the industrial revolution till now.

Ghana Prisons overstretched -Controller General

spyghana.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
Mrs Matilda Baffuor Awuah, Controller General of Ghana Prisons on Thursday said the prison population as at October 2014 ending stands at 14, 777.

Zambian ex-minister arrested for firing in the air to 'celebrate' president's death

Times LIVE - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Zambian police on Friday said they had arrested and charged a former government official for celebrating the recent death of President Michael Sata by firing a gun in the air.

Nkandla: JZ won't pay

Times LIVE - ‎3 hours ago‎
Parliament's ad hoc committee on Nkandla has found that President Jacob Zuma did not enjoy undue benefit from the multimillion rand upgrades to his KwaZulu-Natal private residence.

Mozambique: Divided CNE Declares Frelimo Victory

AllAfrica.com - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The National Elections Commission (CNE) approved the results of the 15 October election giving victory to Filipe Nyusi as president with 57% of the vote and Frelimo with 144 of 250 seats in parliament.

PDP Snubs Adamawa Governor

NAIJ.COM - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Governor of Adamawa State, Bala James Ngilari, has been ruled out from contesting the 2015 governorship election in the state by the People's Democratic Party, PDP.

Shelters fill up after as Sri Lanka warns of more landslides

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Sri Lankan authorities are warning of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, residents said on Friday.

Two boys, ages 11 and 13, sue Malaysi Airlines over missing jet

gulfnews.com - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Suit filed by lawyers for sons of Jee Jing Hang, who was on ill-fated flight; Lawyer Gary Chong said the suit was filed in a Malaysian court on Friday; The boys, 11 and 13, are suing Malaysia Airlines and the government; They want damages for mental distress ...

The Tunisian choice

Ahram Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Early unofficial indicators have showed the Nidaa Tounes (Tunisia Calling) Party ahead of its Islamist rival the Ennahda Party in the electoral race between political party, coalition and independent lists for the 217 seats in Tunisia's first parliament since the ...

Wish you were Korea? Travel firm to flog tours to despot Kim Jong-un's secretive ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dictator Kim Jong-un's country has little nightlife, a ban on jeans and trainers, a strict haircut policy and insists all tourists have a government guide with them.

Producer prices lift in Sept qtr

The Australian - ‎10 hours ago‎
Producer prices rose in the September quarter, according to official data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australia's producer price index at the final stage of production lifted 0.2 per cent in the September quarter.

Biogas Project to add 600MW power to national grid

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎Oct 30, 2014‎
Nearly 600 megawatts (MW) of power will be added to the national grid from a biogas facility four years from now, President John Dramani Mahama has said.

Android Co-Founder Andy Rubin is Leaving Google

TechnoBuffalo - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Andy Rubin, the man who co-founded the world's biggest mobile operating system, is leaving his position at Google. He has plans to create an incubator for hardware startups, while James Kuffner, a research scientist at the company, will take over as head of ...

Xiaomi moves into third place in global smartphone war

Financial Express - ‎7 hours ago‎
China's Xiaomi Inc has become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, according to a new industry study.

Lenovo completes acquisition of Motorola Mobility

Business Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Motorola blog brushed aside speculation that the Motorola brand and its offering would be discontinued once the acquisition is complete.

Vice Media teams up with Canada's Rogers to build Toronto studio

The Star Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
TIE UP: New media empire Vice is collaborating with major Canadian broadcaster and cellular service provider Rogers to build a studio.

MTN Hit-Maker contestants meet Kojo Antwi

GhanaWeb - ‎25 minutes ago‎
It was a wonderful time last Tuesday, October 28 for the contestants in the ongoing MTN Hit-Maker music talent contest when they met the Music Maestro, Kojo Antwi in his private recording studio in Accra.

Tigo Music Unplugged invitations nearly exhausted

GhanaWeb - ‎3 hours ago‎
Telecom giant Tigo's Music Unplugged Show is gathering steam ahead of Friday's event at the Accra Sports Stadium which will see six music heavyweights entertaining the eager crowd.

Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria look to former Chelsea boss Grant

SkySports - ‎20 hours ago‎
Sky Sports understands the Nigerian FA wants Avram Grant to manage the team during the Africa Cup of Nations. Sky Bet. Football Betting · Bet £5 Get £20 Free.

Nigeria says it has avoided FIFA ban

USA TODAY - ‎20 minutes ago‎
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - The Nigeria Football Federation says it has avoided a long-term ban by FIFA after in-fighting over the leadership of the football body was ended through intervention by the country's president.

Ghana introduces additional measures to contain possible Ebola outbreak

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Additional measures to contain any outbreak of Ebola have been introduced at all government hospitals across the country. From now on, any patient who reports at any health facility with any kind of disease will be screened for possible signs and symptoms ...

Hysteria trumps science as US authorities respond to Ebola crisis

National Post - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Full Comment's Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: A woman spreads fear and loathing as she goes for a bike ride in rural Maine.

Breast cancer: the flaws in the cause

iAfrica.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Breast Cancer Awareness Month has come and gone, and once again it didn't come without a series of controversies as a result of advertisers and those cashing in on the cause.

The WHOs Big Asterisk on Liberias Ebola Case Decrease

Daily Beast - ‎4 minutes ago‎
WHO officials say they're seeing a decrease in cases in Liberia—but that's because no one can say how many newly infected people they haven't been able to count.
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