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AT&T-Time Warner deal doomed?

Politico - ‎16 minutes ago‎
AT&T-TIME WARNER DEAL DOOMED? - Via a D.C. lobbyist: “If history is any guide, millions of dollars will be spent on lobbying the WH, Congress & key committees to nudge the merger towards approval.
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Samsung is hoping to rekindle Note brand name next year

TechCrunch - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Samsung is stepping up its brand damage limitation efforts in the wake of the flaming battery disaster of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone by offering owners of the recalled device in South Korea the ability to upgrade to a Galaxy S8 or Note 8 device next ...
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Review: Google's premium Pixel too smart for its own good

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Can an intelligent smartphone help write its own phone review? To find out, I conscripted the natural-language Assistant found on Google's new Pixel XL smartphone to the journalistic process.

Tanzania: JPM - No Student Will Miss Out in Loans - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dar es Salaam - President John Magufuli yesterday assured the nation that all deserving students admitted to higher learning institutions in the country would be issued with loans.

Tanzania: People in the News - The Outspoken Arusha Urban MP - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam - He is one of the most controversial and daring politicians in the country. Arrests do not budge Mr Godbless Lema, the outspoken Arusha Urban MP on the Chadema ticket.

Tanzania: Butiku Praises Certificate Check - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Chairman of Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation, Mr Joseph Butiku, has commended the ongoing academic certificate verification exercise and the strong measures that are taken by the government to strengthen national economy.

Tanzania: EPA Suspects' Trials Threatened With Further Delays - ‎4 hours ago‎
The trials involving theft of 9.7bn/- from External Payments Arrears (EPA) account against tycoon Jayantkumar Chandubhai Patel and others are likely to be delayed following a move by the accused persons to file other proceedings before the Court of Appeal.
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How to Move Beyond South Africa's Notice of Withdrawal from the ICC

Just Security - ‎1 hour ago‎
As the dust settles following South Africa's controversial and perhaps unconstitutional announcement on October 20 that it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court, both African and non-African States Parties of the ICC should explore ways ...
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Cameroon appeals for blood after deadly train crash

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Officials in Cameroon have called on the public to donate blood to assist with the treatment of 600 people wounded in Friday's train crash.
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Zambia opposition: Lungu has created 'artificial crisis'

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lusaka - Zambian opposition party, The United Party for National Development (UPND) has reportedly urged its supporters to boycott the country's independence day celebrations on Monday.
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Japanese suicide pensioner blows himself up in park, injures three others

Gulf Digital News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tokyo: A 72-year-old retired soldier blew himself up in a park in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing himself and injuring three other people in an apparent suicide, state broadcaster NHK reported.
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Shark attacks surfer off Byron Bay; man bitten on leg and beach closed

ABC Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
A man has been bitten on the leg by a shark near Byron Bay, on the New South Wales north coast. The attack happened at a beach between Suffolk Park and Broken Head, just to the south of Cape Byron.
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Election diary: Trump as Stalin, the future of TV and more WikiLeaks scoops

The Guardian - ‎Oct 22, 2016‎
Plywood covers graffiti at an entrance to the Trump International hotel in Washington. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters. David Smith in Washington.
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Morocco king calls for public administration reform

Middle East Online - ‎29 minutes ago‎
King Mohammed VI criticises state agencies for creating obstacles to ensuring citizens' rights, urges administrators, new parliamentarians to put the citizen at centre of their work.
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EU and Nigeria to begin talks on sending economic migrants home

Financial Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
The EU and Nigeria start formal talks in Abuja this week on a deal to send economic migrants back home, as part of the bloc's latest move to stem the exodus of Africans to Europe.

Africa needs strong legal framework on local content – Expert - ‎22 hours ago‎
An international local content expert has expressed worry that local participation in oil and gas activities in Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania is significantly low.
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Tanzania: MPs Oppose Plastic Bags Ban - ‎11 hours ago‎
Dodoma - Members of Parliament (MPs) have advised the government to reconsider its intention of imposing total ban on plastic bags and sachets by January 1, next year, because the plan will have adverse effects on the country's economy and will ...

Tanzania: Social Services Suffer As Effects of Govt Debt Plan Bite - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam - Economists have voiced a mixed response to the government's decision to spend around three quarters of its monthly revenue collection to service the national debt.
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Goodbye iPod: Breaking down Apple's media player over 15 years

Firstpost - ‎3 hours ago‎
With Apple struggling with declining smartphone (iPhone) and tablet sales (iPad) sales, it is easy to point out, that Apple wants to make a come back with its refreshed MacBook line up after ignoring it for a really long time.
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Why the Internet broke and you couldn't do anything about it

Macworld - ‎33 minutes ago‎
“Sing, O Muse, sing of the anger of Akamais.” Okay, I'm no Homer and this is no Odyssey, but we mortals are the victims of a fight we didn't start and which may last longer than the Trojan War.
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Hello Again: iMac won't launch at Apple Event

IT PRO - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple' is expected to present its new series of Macbooks at an event on Thursday, 27 October. Ming-Chi Kuo, of KGI Securities analyst, predicts that at Thursday's "Hello Again" event, Apple will introduce its new MacBook series, but not the new iMac, ...

Tanzania: Pray for Peace, Solidarity - Pengo - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam - Archbishop of Dar es Salaam Polycarp Cardinal Pengo yesterday urged all Christians in and outside the country to pray for global peace and solidarity.
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Oh Boy, The Internet Is Fanning The Flames Of A Jay-Z Vs Kanye West Beef

Pedestrian TV - ‎Oct 21, 2016‎
Yesterday, the internet was consumed by reports that two of the world's most gilded infants - North West and Blue Ivy Carter, have never had a playdate, despite the fact that their famous parents are all such good mates.
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Volunteer scientists collect data and rubbish to save Great Barrier Reef

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Queensland initiative to save the Great Barrier Reef from pollution has seen 50 volunteer citizen scientists collect more than 175 kilograms of waste from Great Keppel Island beaches.
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Met Gala 2017 theme announced as Rei Kawakubo/Comme Des Garçons

Marie - ‎3 hours ago‎
After months of speculation, the theme for the annual Met Gala 2017 (aka the splashiest event on the fashion calendar which launches the spring fashion exhibition) has finally been revealed.
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Chelsea humiliates Mourinho's United; Saints hold City

The Japan Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
LONDON - Pep Guardiola may have thought it a bad day when he suffered a fifth match without a win on Sunday but it was nothing compared to the nightmare that befell his old managerial rival Jose Mourinho on an extraordinary afternoon of Premier League ...
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Humans' right-handed bias could be nearly 2m years old

Irish Times - ‎Oct 21, 2016‎
The oldest ever example of right-handedness has been discovered in the 1.8 million-year-old fossilised remains of one of our early ancestors, homo habilis.
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Adolf Hitler's Secret Nazi Base In Arctic Discovered By Russian Scientists

Tech Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A secret Nazi base German dictator Adolf Hitler ordered to built was discovered in the Arctic. More than 500 relics were found at the site including personal items with swastika symbol.
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Expansion of the universe may not be accelerating after all

New Atlas - ‎7 hours ago‎
In 1998, it was discovered that the expansion of the universe is accelerating, a finding that earned three astronomers the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2011, but new research from Oxford University has prompted a rethink of that widely accepted idea.
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Tanzania: MPs Urged to Take Part in Fight Against HIV/Aids - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dodoma - The government has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure that adolescent girls and young women have access to appropriate sexual reproductive health services as an important aspect in breaking the HIV/AIDS infection cycle.
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Updated guidelines on infant sleep highlight danger of parents' tiredness

Washington Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its advice on how to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related deaths in a policy statement released Monday.
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Woman discovers she has breast cancer after her boyfriend notices a lump while SPOONING

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
A 27-year-old woman discovered she had breast cancer after her boyfriend noticed a lump while he was spooning her. Amber Arkell never examined her own breasts, so when Kieran Wilson, 31, mentioned the bump to her in October last year she consulted ...