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Kairuki urges Mkurabita to enhance village land registries

IPPmedia - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Minister of State in President's Office, Public Service Management and Good Governance, Angela Kairuki has urged the Property and Business Formalization Programme commonly known as Mkurabita to put in place village land registries and other ...
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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high: UN

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
KABUL Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread across the country in the wake of the withdrawal of most international troops, the United Nations reported on Sunday.
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Turkey shells northern Syria for second day: monitor

Reuters - ‎12 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT The Turkish army shelled positions held by Kurdish-backed militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, killing two fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.
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Spotlight: MSC debates witness significant differences on security between West, Russia

Xinhua - ‎6 hours ago‎
MUNICH, Feb. 13, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, Germany, Feb. 13, 2016.
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Saudi says it intercepted Scud missile from Yemen

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man walks on the rubble of an electronics warehouse store after a Saudi-led air strike destroyed it in Yemen's capital Sanaa February 14, 2016.
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Sunday story: 'The others' in nothern Bengaluru's village turned student hub

The Indian Express - ‎14 hours ago‎
A week after a Tanzanian woman was assaulted by a mob in a north Bengaluru neighbourhood that's a hub of African students, tension and distrust of 'outsiders' run deep.
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Tea time over as 'bulldozer' president Magufuli targets Tanzanian waste

Mail & Guardian Africa - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
BUSINESS is slow at Hamisi Haruna's cafe in Tanzania's commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, because the civil servants who used to while away the hours there now stay at their desks for fear of angering the man known as the “bulldozer”: President John ...

Student Spotlight: Zoe Burger, an 18-year-old senior at Lafayette's Dawson School

Boulder Daily Camera - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dawson School has an annual program that helps students take on initiatives abroad. Zoe spent time last summer in Tanzania as part of the five-week Projects Abroad Medicine Internship.
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Uganda's Museveni slams 'partisan' ICC

Independent - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Uganda's veteran ruler Yoweri Museveni, who is standing for re-election on Thursday, has said he is in favour of his country pulling out of the "partisan" International Criminal Court based in The Hague.
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Central African Republic votes for President in nation tormented by war

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) Voters in the Central African Republic headed to the polls Sunday to pick a President in a nation tormented by years of religious conflict.
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Buhari mourns Hajiya Fati Koko, says she had a good heart

Vanguard - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Hajiya Fati Koko, popularly called Maitalla Tara, who passed away at age of 95 years.
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Reeva Steenkamp remembered on Valentine's Day

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cape Town - Sunday marks three years since Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead by her famous Paralympian boyfriend, Oscar Pistorius, but she has not been forgotten.
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Rescue efforts at Taiwan building collapse site ends

Gulf Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
An excavator breaks open the remains of apartments during the search and rescue operation at the Wei-Kuan complex. Text Size: A A A. DPA/Reuters/Taipei.
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Israeli forces raid West Bank town after protests over settler bypass road

Al-Bawaba - ‎1 hour ago‎
A Palestinian boy rides his bicycle past a separation wall in the West Bank. (AFP/File). Israeli forces raided the occupied West Bank village of Izbat al-Tabib overnight Friday after residents demonstrated against the construction of a settler bypass ...
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In war on Zika mosquito, Brazil vows worry-free Olympics

Channel News Asia - ‎13 hours ago‎
The Zika virus outbreak in Brazil won't compromise the Olympics the country will be hosting in August, President Dilma Rousseff vowed Saturday.
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Ghana president in Iran for negotiations

AzerNews - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ghana's President John Dramani Mahama has arrived in Tehran on an official visit to hold talks with senior Iranian officials, Press TV reported.
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Weights and Measures boss suspended

Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog) - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
THE Chief Executive Officer of Weights and Measures Agency (WMA), Ms Magadalena Chuwa, has been suspended from duties to pave the way for investigations regarding suspension of the use of oil flow meters at the Dar es Salaam Port five years ago.
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How to save the oil industry from itself

Al-Bawaba - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Employees work at the Siba oil field from Egypt's state-owned Petrojet in southern Iraq, 30 kilometers south of Basra, on February 5, 2016.

Facebook India's 1st employee signs off; monetisation remains a challenge

Business Standard - ‎16 hours ago‎
Kirthiga Reddy's decision to step down as managing director of Facebook India could not have come at a worse time. The Menlo Park-headquartered social networking giant has just pulled back one of its pet projects, Free Basics, following regulatory ...
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4G LTE? Meh. AT&T to Test 5G This Year

Young Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
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Google will shut down Picasa soon: Here's how to save your web albums

The Indian Express - ‎4 hours ago‎
Google has announced that it will shut down Picasa and will redirect users to try Google Photos for all their photo sharing needs.
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Apple to unveil iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 on March 18

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tech giant Apple is all set to unveil the upcoming iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 on March 18 this year. Tech giant Apple is all set to unveil the upcoming iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 on March 18 this year.
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Ottawa's Herieth Paul lands plum contract as the face of Maybelline

Ottawa Citizen - ‎11 hours ago‎
Whatever the answer, the U.S. cosmetic giant has announced the next sublime face they'll plaster on billboards, magazine pages and on TV worldwide belongs to a sweetly shy 20-year-old from Orléans named Herieth Paul.
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Rihanna walks the runway at New York Fashion Week

Times of India - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Not to be outdone by the professional models, the Barbadian beauty, 27, strutted her stuff on the catwalk when showing off one of the new shoes, reported Ace Showbiz.
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Anthea Turner: 'My Valentine's Day rituals may be lost, but I'm still a sucker for love' - ‎2 hours ago‎
Well, it's here again: that time of year when the word 'love' is just about everywhere. Even my local pet shop is selling heart-shaped biscuits with 'Love Your Dog' written on the packet.
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Ngoma goal lifts Yanga in Mauritius

IPPmedia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Young Africans SC started their Champions League campaign well when they defeated Cercle de Joachim SC 1-0 in the preliminary round, first leg match played in Curepipe, Mauritius, yesterday.
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Kiiza double drives Simba top

IPPmedia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Simba SC defeated hosts Stand United of Shinyanga 2-1 in a Mainland Premier League match to top the league for the first time since this season started.

CAF CL: Ghana's Bernard Morrison cries over missed penalty despite heavy win with AS Vita Club - ‎13 hours ago‎
Former AshantiGold midfielder Bernard Morrison says he is worried after missing a penalty in his CAF Champions debut despite his side's 3-0 win over Tanzanian side Mafunzo FC.
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Artificially intelligent robots set to threaten millions of jobs, warn experts

IBNLive - ‎2 hours ago‎
Washington: Advances in artificial intelligence will soon lead to robots that are capable of nearly everything humans do, threatening tens of millions of jobs in the coming 30 years, experts warned Saturday.
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150000 Antarctica Penguins Die After Iceberg Grounding: Study

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
The study had 'important implications' for the wider East Antarctic if the current trend of increasing sea ice continued. (Representational Image).
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Poor air quality kills 1.4 million people in India annually

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
More than 1.4 million people die prematurely every year in India due to household and outdoor air pollution, researchers have estimated.
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Earth's rarest minerals catalogued

BBC News - ‎15 hours ago‎
None of 2,500 species described is known from more than five locations, and for a few of them the total global supply could fit in a thimble.
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Commissioner urges robust advocacy on Female Genital Mutilation

Daily Sun - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
government policy to develop advocacy to educate and enlighten community and religious leaders on the ills of Female Genital Mutilation.
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Home cancer test uses your own saliva to diagnose disease in just 10 minutes - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists have developed a home saliva test which tells you if you have cancer in just 10 minutes. The amazing development has the potential to completely revolutionise how we diagnose the disease.
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Men face higher risk of cancers linked to oral sex

New Vision - ‎3 hours ago‎
For men, the risk of HPV-driven cancers of the head and neck rise along with the number of oral sex partners. Sex 703x422. Men are twice as likely as women to get cancer of the mouth and throat linked to the human papillomavirus, or HPV, one of the ...
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Alzheimer's preventative drug hope

Starr 103.5 FM - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scientists have detected a number of drugs which could help protect against Alzheimer's disease, acting like statins for the brain.