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Cyclone Debbie leaves Queensland homes without power

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than 100,000 Queensland homes and businesses have been left without power in the wake of ex-tropical cyclone Debbie as airline passengers are left stranded.
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Inside the New Galaxy S8, Samsung's Successor to Fire-Prone Note 7

Billboard - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Samsung seems to be playing it safe -- at least with its battery -- as it unveils its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7. The Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, both bigger than comparable models from last year.

Tanzania Varsity Body Revokes 8000 Student Admissions - ‎4 hours ago‎
Early this month, the Tanzania Universities Commission (TCU) revoked the admission of 8,000 students it had earlier admitted to various universities, citing "lack of academic qualifications.
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Ghost in the Shell is absurdly whitewashed and creatively sterile

The Globe and Mail - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Everything that you need to know about Ghost in the Shell you can learn in the film's first five minutes. Or, rather, the first five minutes that Paramount made available online earlier this week.

Tanzania: Govt Pays Sh2.864bn Teachers' Arrears - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dar es Salaam - The government has disbursed Sh2.864 billion to pay outstanding teachers' arrears in 45 municipal and district councils in the country.
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Ronaldo statue: Sculptor Emanuel Santos defends his bizarre work

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The sculptor behind a statue of Cristiano Ronaldo that left football fans scratching their heads has said his work is just "a matter of taste".

Tanzania: Bunge Team Raises Query On Sh369m CUF Cash - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dodoma - An array of questions and comments about the controversy in releasing grants to Civic United Front (CUF) rose yesterday as members of the Constitution and Legal Affairs Committee analysed the budget estimates of the Prime Minister's Office ...

Tanzania: Rebel Minister Nnauye Sacked. Will He Join Rebellion in CCM? - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nape Nnauye, 40, the man who was Information Minister until Wednesday, is described by admirers as a fearless man, who speaks his mind.
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'A child could have written this': Malema on Gordhan 'intelligence report'

Times LIVE - ‎8 minutes ago‎
EFF leader Julius Malema has said the so-called intelligence report President Jacob Zuma is relying on is something a child in an early childhood development class would have written.
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WEEKAHEAD-Dollar inflows seen buoying Tanzanian shilling, Ghana's cedi flat

Nasdaq - ‎32 minutes ago‎
DAR ES SALAAM, March 30 (Reuters) - Tanzania's shilling looks likely to hold steady next week on increased dollar inflows from mining and the corporate sector, while Ghana's cedi is not expected to extend recent gains as investors await a replacement ...
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D-Day for Dlamini to explain role in Sassa shambles

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has been under pressure in the last few weeks and on Friday the pressure mounts. Save & Share.
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Budget 2017: Salary reviews for public officers to begin July - Rotich

The Star, Kenya - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Treasury CS Henry Rotich displays the briefcase containing the 2017/18 draft budget policy statement outside the Treasury building, March 30, 2017.
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Australia to begin evacuating cyclone-hit island resorts - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sydney: Emergency services plan to evacuate thousands of people stranded on resort islands with water supplies running low in Australia's tropical northeast on Thursday, two days after Cyclone Debbie tore through the region.
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Tanzania orders audit of mining companies' earnings over taxes

Eyewitness News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Mining contributes 3.5% of the gross domestic product (GDP) in Tanzania, but the government wants the sector to pay more taxes. FILE: Tanzanian President John Magufuli.

Mining starts at Edenville's Rukwa project

Creamer Media's Mining Weekly - ‎3 hours ago‎
The miner on Thursday said the majority of the coal produced so far had been crushed using a temporary crushing facility Edenville refurbished alongside its partner Upendo.
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Tesla deal boosts Chinese presence in US auto tech

Reuters - ‎17 hours ago‎
DETROIT China's Tencent Holdings Ltd has bought a 5 percent stake in U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc for $1.78 billion, the latest investment by a Chinese internet company in the potentially lucrative market for self-driving vehicles and related ...

Tanzania: 80mw Power Project to Benefit Three Countries - ‎4 hours ago‎
OVER 7,000 households in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are set to benefit from 80 megawatts of electricity from the Rusumo Falls hydro-electric project along Kagera River whose ground-breaking ceremony is set for today.
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The Witcher franchise surpasses 25 million sales

Gamasutra - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Polish developer CD Projekt Red says the future is looking bright thanks to the success of The Witcher franchise, which has now sold over 25 million copies since making its debut almost a decade ago.
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The trailer for Stephen King's 'It' is here and it is terrifying - ‎2 hours ago‎
The first trailer for Stephen King's It is here and it promises to be a terrifying adaptation of the 1986 horror novel. The story, which was originally made into a mini-series back in 1990, follows a group of children who are hunted by a terrifying ...
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Reporter derails Schweini's Fire presser

ESPN FC - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Bastian Schweinsteiger was mobbed upon his arrival in Chicago by a crowd of excited Fire fans. Bastian Schweinsteiger's introductory news conference at Major League Soccer club Chicago Fire went viral after he was asked by a reporter whether his new ...
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Africa: CAF Chief Backs Morocco World Cup Bid - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW African football chief Ahmad Ahmad gave his backing on Tuesday to a potential bid from Morocco to host the 2026 World Cup. The North African country has bid to host the global show piece on four previous occasions but missed out on the 1994, 1998, ...
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How this new dinosaur might change the face of tyrannosaurs, evolution

Christian Science Monitor - ‎42 minutes ago‎
A newly named species of dinosaur is shedding light on the appearance of tyrannosaurs. The fossils also hint at a shift in thought about evolutionary processes.
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Astronaut Peggy Whitson closes in on spacewalk record

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Space station commander Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson, about to become the world's most experienced female spacewalker, floated outside the International Space Station Thursday to continue ongoing work to set up a second docking port for U.S.
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SpaceX set to launch 'used rocket'

BBC News - ‎12 hours ago‎
California's SpaceX company expects to make a piece of history later when it re-flies a Falcon rocket. Traditionally, rockets are one-use only - all the elements of the vehicle are discarded in getting a satellite payload into orbit.
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Cut sugar in cakes, chocolate by 20%, industry told

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sugar limits for everyday foods such as biscuits, chocolate bars and cereals have been published by public health officials in a bid to make UK children more healthy.
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Education is key to changing perceptions on bipolar disorder on World Bipolar Day

Southern Courier - ‎2 hours ago‎
The exact cause of bipolar disorder is unknown, but it is believed to be a combination of biochemical, genetic and psychological factors.
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What our children with autism have taught us: Love with abandon, and laugh at yourself

Prince George Citizen - ‎4 hours ago‎
Andrew; he dreams of becoming a chef. : Courtesy of Kristin Jarvis Adams. - Kristin Jarvis Adams. April is National Autism Awareness Month, and April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day.
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Suicide rate among defence veterans far higher than for those currently serving

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
National Mental Health Commission says ADF must improve the preparation it gives personnel for life beyond the service. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP.