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Is the U.S. Enabling Putin's Invasion?

Daily Beast - ‎9 minutes ago‎
When is an invasion not an invasion? When the Russian president says so and the West just accepts him at his word. The senior military commanders at NATO, officials at the State Department, and, yes, even the president of the United States proved ...

Icelandic officials say eruption near Bardarbunga

TVNZ - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Icelandic authorities raised the aviation warning code to red after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.

Samsung Gear S now official, the Tizen-powered smartwatch can make calls

Firstpost - ‎17 minutes ago‎
It's raining smartwatches. While Motorola's Moto 360 and LG G Watch R are coming at IFA, Samsung also decided to pull the wraps off its next iteration in the wearable Gear range.

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6000 staff

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 jobs as part of a restructuring plan following the twin aviation disasters of MH17 and MH370. PHOTOS.

Parliament is not a shield for the president

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Zuma is obliged to answer Malema's questions; instead, security in the house is being ramped up. Our Parliament has seen it all.

It Was "Hectic" And A "Waste Of Time"...I Won't Lead NPP Again – Philip Addison

Peace FM Online - ‎1 minute ago‎
Lead counsel for the New Patriotic Party [NPP] in the historic election petition case, Lawyer Philip Addison says in case there is another election petition in the country; he will not lead the NPP again.

Ghana: Interior Minister Calls For Prison Decongestion - ‎14 hours ago‎
Mr. Woyongo said he plans to kick-start a discussion with stakeholders to roll out a better system, which will not erode the basic human rights of suspects.

Universities submit plans for Ebola

Citifmonline - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Two tertiary institutions have submitted their Ebola-preparedness plans to the Ministry of Education, while others with university hospitals are preparing their plans in line with the national response.
Ebola Preparedness At Tertiary Level
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State House denies theft of President Kenyatta's armoured car

The Star - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Kenya's State House has denied reports claiming that President Uhuru Kenyatta's armoured car was stolen at gunpoint on Wednesday night.

Bangui bunglers score R209m in contracts

M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism - ‎2 hours ago‎
The aircraft brokering company that failed South African soldiers during the battle of Bangui - among other transgressions - has since landed more than R200-million of business from the South African National Defence Force.

Somalia takes Kenya to UN court over Indian Ocean dispute

Caj News Africa - ‎51 minutes ago‎
NAIROBI - SOMALIA has taken Kenya to the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, over a boundary dispute in the Indian Ocean.

12 held in Tembisa protest

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - Twelve people were arrested for public violence in Sophiatown informal settlement in Tembisa on Friday morning during a “cat and mouse” protest, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

Boko Haram takes over Nigerian town; executes two for smoking

Worthy News - ‎6 minutes ago‎
ABUJA (Worthy News)– Last week Boko Haram invaded the Gujba Local Government Area in Yobe State, Nigeria, enforcing Islamic law over the town of Buni Yadi, according to Christian Today.

Turkey's Davutoglu to announce new government

New Zealand Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkey's new prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, is set to announce his cabinet list a day after he was appointed to form a new government.

With Gaza War, Movement to Boycott Israel Gains Momentum in Europe

NDTV - ‎29 minutes ago‎
London: A branch of Sainsbury's grocery store removed kosher products from its shelves, it said, to prevent anti-Israel demonstrations.

Kabimba has fallen from 'Hero to Zero' - Lubinda

UKZAMBIANS - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda says Former Justice Minister Wynter Kabimba has fallen from Hero to Zero. Mr. Lubinda says he sympathizes with former Justice Minister and PF Secretary General who was fired yesterday by President Michael ...

France's distress and Ireland's opportunity

Irish Independent - ‎8 hours ago‎
Every so often we are reminded that the EU does not really have a problem until it hits home in Germany and France. The French President's call for an urgent Eurozone summit to address economic stagnation is just such an occasion.

Indians stuck in Libya as militants seize Tripoli's main airport

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
Vacation time is for relaxation. It is to have a break from hectic schedule of daily routine. Most people eagerly wait for that. A number of foreign nationals in Libya had waited for so long to start their journey on time.

Fisheries Ministry calls for stakeholders' collaboration

GhanaWeb - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture has urged stakeholders to collaborate with it in the enforcement of international and local fisheries laws.

Mayor Calls On Traders To Regularly Clear Filth - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Greater Accra Market Association (GAMA) on Thursday cleared filth in all the markets in Accra with a call on the traders to undertake regular clean-up exercise to avoid communicable diseases.

Azumah launches biography in Australia

GhanaWeb - ‎7 hours ago‎
Ghana's legendary boxer, Professor Azumah Nelson leaves Ghana Friday, August 29, 2014, for Australia ahead of the launch of his biography titled: "The Professor: the Life of Azumah Nelson".

How to change the climate on global warming

Washington Post - ‎12 hours ago‎
The first installment of The Post's laudable “A Climate for Change” series of editorials pointed out that the debate on climate change has “devolved” and cited a number of reasons why Congress has failed to take action to reduce carbon emissions [“The ...

Google tests drone delivery service in Australian outback - ‎1 hour ago‎
With companies from fast food restaurants to Amazon all attempting to perfect delivery by drone it was only a matter of time before Google unveiled its vision. Expands - World's Largest Online Distributor of African Content ...

Indie Wire (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
An interesting and noteworthy move/expansion here for a platform that's long focused its efforts on becoming the world's largest online distributor of specifically African film and TV content (although you'll also find some Bollywood films and Telenovelas within ...

Ama K. Abebrese Foundation partners GGGA to fight skin bleaching

GhanaWeb - ‎21 hours ago‎
Ama K. Abebrese Foundation has partnered Ghana Girl Guides Association (GGGA) to fight skin bleaching; a formal meet-and-greet event to concretise the relationship was held at the latter's offices in Accra on Tuesday, where the actress had a rare ...

Cameroon's Makoun follows Eto'o into retirement - ‎Aug 28, 2014‎
Makoun retired from Cameroon duty Wednesday alongside striker Samuel Eto'o, days after both were left out of coach Volker Finke's 25-man squad for African Cup of Nations qualifiers next month.

Abedi, Weah to play Novelty Match in Kumasi

GhanaWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
Two football greats, Abedi Ayew Pele and George Oppong Weah will lead ex-football stars from ten African countries to play a Novelty match and Movie Shoot that will fight against human trafficking and rights abuse in Africa.

Bayern agree deal for Alonso - ‎Aug 28, 2014‎
Bayern Munich have confirmed they have agreed a deal with Xabi Alonso over the Real Madrid midfielder's proposed move to the Bundesliga champions.

Ebola virus mutating fast - researchers

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chicago - Genetic studies of some of the earliest Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal more than 300 genetic changes in the virus as it leapt from person to person, changes that could blunt the effectiveness of diagnostic tests and experimental treatments now ...

Ebola Kills Doctor in Port Harcourt - ‎2 hours ago‎
Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt - At a time when most Nigerians are relieved that the country has only one confirmed case of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), a new death and 70 suspected cases were Thursday confirmed in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.