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Labor pledges $500m over five years to support Great Barrier Reef

The Guardian - ‎55 minutes ago‎
A school of fish hover over staghorn coral on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Bill Shorten says protecting the Great Barrier Reef will be one of Labor's 'highest priorities if it wins the Australian election.
'Huge wake up call': Third of central, northern Great Barrier Reef corals dead
As much as 35 percent of northern and central Great Barrier Reef dead or dying - scientists
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Burundi: Peace Talks Going Nowhere If Govt Stays Picky - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The purpose of peace talks is to engage your opponent across the negotiating table. But the Burundi government sees things differently and by picking and choosing whom it talks to, last Tuesday sank the latest mediation effort to resolve the country's ...
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Kenya: Repatriation of Somali Refugees Is Not Reversible, Says President Kenyatta - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Kenya's decision to repatriate Somali refugees back to their country is not reversible, President Kenyatta has said. The President said the process of repatriation has already began and called on the global community to partner with Kenya to ensure its ...
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Tanzania/Kenya: Okumbi's First Win Search Continues As Tanzania Hold Kenya - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nairobi - Victor Wanyama's 39th minute penalty cancelled out Elias Maguli's early goal as Harambee Stars were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting Tanzania's Taifa Stars in a friendly match played at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani on Sunday.
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Comets responsible for initiating life on planet Earth: Study

Zee News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Geneva: The beginning of life on Earth is one of the biggest mysteries that lie in the deepest cores of the cosmos. Scientists have put this mystery on the pedestal, while trying to come up with logical explanations through numerous debates.
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Starwatch: The June night sky

The Guardian - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Following the opposition of Mars on 22 May, it is Saturn's turn to stand directly opposite the Sun in the sky on 3 June. This places it high in the midnight sky for observers in the southern hemisphere, but inconveniently low down in the S as viewed ...
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One year after: These 5 things changed in Nigeria under President Buhari

NAIJ.COM - ‎7 hours ago‎
Editor's note: Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC) won the 2015 presidential poll in Nigeria because the party promised to bring about positive change in governance.
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Mugabe is a selfish leader – MDC

Nehanda Radio - ‎7 hours ago‎
While Zimbabweans are struggling to access their cash trapped in banks, President Robert Mugabe on Friday sneaked to Papua New Guinea for the 8th Summit of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States - something the MDC said in a statement ...
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ANC & EFF: Separated by a thin blue line

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Armed police stood between the ANC and EFF groups during EFF leader Julius Malema's visit to Esikhawini Shopping Centre in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday.
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We will go to Uhuru Park on June 1, insists Raila

The Star, Kenya - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Cord leader Raila Odinga has said planned parallel Madaraka Day celebrations at Uhuru Park will go on as scheduled Wednesday June 1. This is despite pointers from police that the venue has already been booked for prayers by a church.

Tanzania global investments forum in high gear

East African Business Week - ‎May 28, 2016‎
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - With confirmed funding commitments amounting to US$1 billion and confirmed participation from global investors and funding institutions in control of more than US$200 billion, the Tanzania International Investment Forum For ...
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Facebook can now track what you do online even if you aren't a member

Metro - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's getting more and more difficult to hide away on the web - and Facebook's latest change has just made it that much harder.
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GTA 5 Update: Rockstar reveal HUGE expansion coming in June

Daily Star - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Rockstar have today announced that Further Adventures in Finance and Felony is coming to GTA Online will release for PS4, Xbox One and PC on June 7. According to an update on Rockstar's newswire, the update will combines all new gameplay with a ...
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The Fan Reaction To The 'No Man's Sky' Delay Is Inexplicable And Inexcusable

Forbes - ‎4 hours ago‎
This week it was confirmed by Hello Games that No Man's Sky had been delayed from its upcoming June release date, and would now be out in August instead.
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What's The Best Android Phone of 2016 So Far?

Know Your Mobile - ‎May 27, 2016‎
This year has been cracking for phones, but which is the BEST Android phone released so far? Last year -- 2015 -- was a pretty forgettable year in the mobile space.
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Venice Biennale's brighter future

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
With thoughts on how to house Millenials and designs for an airport for drones, the visionary architects and curators at the Venice Architecture Biennale are looking to the future.

Home-based Eagles to play final AFCON qualifier

The Nation Newspaper - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is seriously considering lining up the home-based Super Eagles for the final African Nations Cup (AFCON) qualifier against Tanzania in September.
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NASA inflates spare room in space

Phys.Org - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA on Saturday successfully expanded and pressurized an add-on room at the International Space Station two days after aborting the first attempt when it ran into problems.
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With Memorial Day and summer travel coming up, it's time to get serious about Zika

Kokomo Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ahh, Memorial Day! For generations of Americans the holiday has marked the beginning of the season of sunscreen, barbecues and chlorine.