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Protesters Flood Hong Kong's Streets As Pro-Democracy Movement Remains ...

Huffington Post - ‎10 minutes ago‎
HONG KONG -- In what locals are describing using the Chinese phrase "people mountain, people sea," tens of thousands of protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong on Tuesday night to call for greater democratic rights in the semi-autonomous territory of ...
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World's wildlife population halved in just 40 years

New Scientist - ‎2 hours ago‎
Enjoy them while you can. Only half the world's animals are left compared with 40 years ago, mainly because of habitat destruction either by locals for farming or by the multinational mineral and timber trades.
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Microsoft jumps straight to Windows 10, brings back the Start Menu

Washington Post (blog) - ‎18 minutes ago‎
As expected, Microsoft launched a new version of Windows on Tuesday to follow the troubled release of its last operating system, Windows 8. But instead of introducing the expected name, "Windows 9," Microsoft instead announced it will jump to "Windows 10 ...
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Doggone It, The World Can Wipe Out Rabies

NPR (blog) - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The word "rabies" may draw faint memories of Old Yeller or Cujo. Thanks to an effective vaccine for dogs, the deadly virus has been nearly eliminated in the U.S.. But rabies is still a problem in many parts of Africa and Asia. The virus kills more than 69,000 ...

Prof Sifuni Mchome, Ministry of Education and Vocational Training and signed ...

IPPmedia - ‎13 hours ago‎
The government has begun review of all secondary school subject combination and specialisation modalities and is inviting the participation of stakeholders before the end of next month.

Kilosa flood victims get land, no construction support

IPPmedia - ‎13 hours ago‎
Almost half a decade down the road, 1700 plots of land have been handed over to the 2500 victims of the 2010 Kilosa floods in Morogoro Region.
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Emulate Sata's work ethic – Shamenda

Times of Zambia - ‎22 minutes ago‎
LABOUR and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda has called on workers in Zambia to emulate President Michael Sata's hard work ethic and time management to improve productivity in the country.
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ICC insists Kenyatta attend 'critical juncture' in case

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE International Criminal Court on Tuesday rejected a request by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's lawyers to have him excused from a hearing next week, saying the case was at a "critical juncture".
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'Systemic deficiencies' in nature conservation laws

BDlive - ‎51 minutes ago‎
An elephant crosses the road near the Paul Kruger gate in Kruger National Park. Picture: THE TIMES. Related articles. 'Buffalo bubble' holds risks for wildlife · Elephant poached - is this the thin edge of the wedge?
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The art of twar: Malema vs Mbalula

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
EFF leader Julius Malema and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula had it out on Twitter on Tuesday. Here's a blow-by-blow account. Now you listen to me, Daniel son: Julius Malema and Fikile Mbalula (Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo) ...
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Palestinian Official Likens Israeli Prime Minister to Islamic State Leader

NDTV - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference on counter-terrorism in Tel Aviv. (Reuters). Ramallah: A senior Palestinian official on Tuesday likened Benjamin Netanyahu to the leader of the Islamic State group, after the Israeli prime ...
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Hajj 2014 – How ISIS is the Anthesis of the Holy Pilgrimage

Patheos (blog) - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Kaba_hajj This article is part of Patheos Muslim's and Altmuslim's Hajj 2014 reflection series, which is focusing on the good, the difficult and everything in between about the holy days of Dhul Hijjah, the Hajj pilgrimage and Eid ul Adha, the second major ...
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FastJet Is In Talks to Add 10 Airbus A319s by End of 2015

Bloomberg - ‎Sep 29, 2014‎
FastJet Plc (FJET) said it's in talks about adding more Airbus Group NV (AIR) short-haul jets to the fleet as the discount carrier seeks to open bases in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Kenya next year while expanding operations in Tanzania.

Unfinished road stalls Ubungo bus stand use

Daily News - ‎16 hours ago‎
THE Ubungo bus terminal, which has been relocated close to Mawasiliano Tower along Sam Nujoma road, has remained idle despite completion of construction of the infrastructure, except for the unfinished road leading to the terminal.
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3 ways Ello could top Facebook

SiliconANGLE (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
ello-social-network Time at the top is usually limited. In the case of social media, the stay at the top may be even shorter for businesses trying to capitalize on trends.
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Free Wi-Fi for First-born Children?

Kioskea - ‎28 minutes ago‎
A recent experiment by security firm F-Secure showed just how little users pay attention to terms and conditions with its "Herod clause.
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Many Indians can't do without Internet for over five hours: survey

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
Over half of Indians who participated in a survey said they could not survive beyond five hours without access to the Internet. When asked what they would give up for access to the World Wide Web, 43 per cent replied they would trade in their TV sets as ...
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The Justice Department Is Cracking Down on Sales of Spyware Used in Stalking

Slate Magazine (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you agree to let your boss track your fitness data, it's legal for her to check how active you've been whenever she wants.

Fiesta Show Excites Mbeya Dwellers - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mbeya - ARTISTS making the 2014 Serengeti Fiesta tour delivered yet another blockbuster performance that delighted and thrilled the audience that came out in big number to watch the highly anticipated concert.
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Serena leads march of top seeds

SuperSport - ‎3 hours ago‎
WTA Finals qualifiers Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep confirmed their class with straight-sets victories at the China Open on Tuesday as two contenders to join them in the season-ending tournament suffered surprise defeats.
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Rafael Nadal cruises in first match since Wimbledon - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING, China -- Playing in his first match in three months, No. 2 Rafael Nadal showed no signs that he was out of form, defeating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the China Open.
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110 and 220 Volt Systems can Work Together, Quips PM Modi

NDTV - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Washington: Humour and symbolism peppered the India-US narrative on Tuesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Barack Obama and other top leaders in Washington on Tuesday.
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Mystery island on Saturn's moon Titan reappears with a new look

CNET - ‎1 hour ago‎
A "magic island" on Saturn's intriguing moon Titan has once again popped up on Cassini's radar, but it seems to have changed its look since the last time it was spotted.
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Army organises awareness drive on cardiovascular diseases

Business Standard - ‎7 hours ago‎
To spread awareness among the soldiers on the prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases, Army's 136 Station Health Organisation today organised a symposium at the 166 Military hospital here.

248 Songea villagers ill after consuming local brew

Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
A MERRIMENT in Litapwasi Village, Songea Rural District, in Ruvuma Region was short-lived as 248 villagers were hospitalised after consuming local brew popularly known as Togwa.