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Ukraine votes in parliamentary elections

RTE.ie - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Ukrainians vote today in an election that is likely to install a pro-Western parliament and strengthen President Petro Poroshenko's mandate to end separatist conflict in the east, but may fuel tension with Russia.
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Tunisians vote in parliamentary election

The Daily Star - ‎51 minutes ago‎
People stand in line at a polling station as they wait to cast their votes, in Tunis Oct. 26, 2014. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi. Connect; Tweet; RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share.
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Patient with fever isolated in Brisbane after returning from Africa

The Australian - ‎32 minutes ago‎
A PATIENT has been placed in isolation at Royal Brisbane Hospital after returning from West Africa and developing a fever. Queensland Health is due to hold a press conference soon.
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Botswana's ruling party wins parliamentary elections

Deutsche Welle - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has renewed its parliamentary majority, according to election commission officials. The BDP's victory also sets up President Ian Khama for a second term in office.
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Simba still haunted, Yanga win heavily

IPPmedia - ‎59 minutes ago‎
The season's owl continued haunting Simba SC in their first Mainland Premier League away game against Prisons at the Sokoine Stadium here yesterday.
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2015: PDP govs confront Jonathan over First Lady

The Nation Newspaper - ‎6 hours ago‎
THERE are indications that President Goodluck Jonathan and governors of the on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are at war over what sources close to the party describe as “unwarranted interference in political affairs” by the first lady, ...

Kova says no to Ukawa public rally

IPPmedia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Dar es Salaam Special Police Zone Commander Suleiman Kova has warned the Coalition of the Defenders of the People's Constitution (Ukawa) against holding their planned public rally because it is illegal.

Tanzanians can visit 76 countries without visa

IPPmedia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Most Tanzanian citizens are unaware of the fact that there are lots of countries you can visit all over the world from Tanzania without a visa.

NGO partner with municipal council to conserve forest

IPPmedia - ‎1 hour ago‎
In an effort to ensure that communities participate fully in forest conservation, a nongovernmental organisation, Tanzania Grassroots Oriented Development (TAGRODE) has partnered with Iringa Municipality Council for Forest Participatory Management (FPM) ...

Minister for Education and Vocational Training, Dr Shukuru Kawambwa

IPPmedia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Education stakeholders have expressed concern over the government's decision to release a new education policy, saying it is an outdated document.

Fear, anxiety grip Dar parents over reports of child kidnappings

IPPmedia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Fear and anxiety have gripped many parents in Dar es Salaam as allegations along with proved cases of children kidnappings and killings increase.
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Grace Mugabe, the first lady aiming for presidency

Business Standard - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Harare, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) Zimbabwe's First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has entered politics in the hope of succeeding her ailing 90-year-old husband, President Robert Mugabe, who after 35 years in power could be thinking about retiring.
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Experts On Kenyatta's Trial At The Hague

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
JUST when many were about forgetting that he still has a case to answer at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, Kenya's President, Mr. Uhuru Kenyatta, made a histrionic decision to appear before the court.
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Acting President tips Janza

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
ACTING President Edgar Lungu has urged national team coach Honour Janza to mould his squad around young players. Lungu said the young players are full of energy and with time could develop into quality stars.
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Boat accident kills 26 in Zambia

Mohave Valley News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) - At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a crowded boat capsized in Zambia while on the way to a national celebration, police said Saturday.
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Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

Irish Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hangedtoday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared.
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Oscar and Reeva did not have sex, says mom

Independent Online - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - Oscar Pistorius and his law-graduate girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp did not have sex, her mother June Steenkamp wrote in her book, the Sunday Times reported.
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US strikes pound jihadists as Iraqi Kurds prepare to join fight

Capital FM Kenya - ‎21 minutes ago‎
MURSITINAR, October 26- US led warplanes have bombarded the Islamic State group with new air strikes as heavily armed Iraqi Kurdish fighters were on Sunday readying to reinforce the besieged Syrian border town of Kobane.

Minister Asks Pension Schemes to Urgently Revise Housing Loans

AllAfrica.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Arusha - THE Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (Regional Administration and Local Government), Ms Hawa Ghasia has advised social security schemes to rethink the conditions laid out for members to access housing loans.

Govt to establish natural resource Fund

IPPmedia - ‎Oct 24, 2014‎
TO ensure that ongoing gas exploration and subsequent planned production benefits the country, the Ministry of Energy and Minerals is to create a Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) that will serve as a catalyst for future national development projects fueled by ...
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Incredible time lapse captures five-day migration of 1.5 MILLION wildebeest from ...

Daily Mail - ‎19 hours ago‎
This is the stunning time-lapse that shows the migration of 1.5million wildebeest in Northern Serengeti, Tanzania. Captured by wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas and his brother Matt, the footage was shot over five days, and condensed to just one ...
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Corporations and the karma effect

The Hindu - ‎12 hours ago‎
Satya Nadella, the Hyderabad-born numero uno of Microsoft, recently kicked off a controversy when he reportedly said women employees of Microsoft should count on their karma for their pay rise.
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Kim Kardashian West Celebrates Her Birthday at TAO Las Vegas

Las Vegas Informer - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kim Kardashian West celebrated her 34th birthday at TAO Las Vegas on Friday along with friends, family and husband Kanye West. The entire group, which included Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Malika and Khadijah Haqq, Robin Antin, Jonathan Cheban ...
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Murray says knew had to 'win lot of matches' to reach Tour Finals post defeating ...

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
British number one Andy Murray has said that he was aware that he would need to win a lot of matches to try to reach the Tour Finals, after he took a huge step towards qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals with straight sets win over David Ferrer to reach ...
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Five things we learned from Arsenal's fortunate win over Sunderland

Metro - ‎5 minutes ago‎
A win, a clean sheet and three points are nothing to be sneered at. But while Arsenal played marginally better against Sunderland than they did against Hull City and Anderlecht, the team are still struggling to find top gear.
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Faumuina delays travel to US with All Blacks

Stuff.co.nz - ‎55 minutes ago‎
LEAVING LATER: Charlie Faumuina will still be in contention for the All Black team to face the USA in Chicago. Relevant offers. All Blacks.

Dynamite fishing destroying sea life

Daily News - ‎9 hours ago‎
ILLEGAL and unregulated fishing activities along the ocean's shoreline continue to persist despite government's efforts to curb the menace.
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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

Boston Globe - ‎4 hours ago‎
ROSWELL, N.M. - Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several sky-diving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
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Dragon brings back ISS cargo, space research results

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft splashed down into the Pacific Ocean, bringing back to the Earth hundreds of pounds of NASA cargo and the results of critical, long-term research from the International Space Station (ISS).
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Samantha Power Travels to Guinea Amid Ebola Outbreak

NBCNews.com - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations landed in Guinea early Sunday on the first leg of her visit to Ebola-stricken West Africa, a high-profile trip aimed at drumming up more international support for combating the deadly virus.
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