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Indonesia president makes rebuilding pledge on visit to earthquake survivors

Belfast Telegraph - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Indonesia's president has travelled to areas of Aceh province devastated by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake, as estimates of the number of displaced people swelled, and vowed that torn-apart communities would be rebuilt.
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Dinosaur tail trapped in amber offers insights into feather evolution

The Guardian - ‎12 hours ago‎
The species to which the tail belonged is uncertain but researchers say it was most likely a non-avian theropod - a group of dinosaurs including velociraptors and tyrannosaurs.
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Who is Melanie Hamrick? The mother of Mick Jagger's eigth child and ballerina - here's what we know

The Scottish Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
AS Rolling Stone Mick Jagger began his illustrious career in music in 1962 Melanie Hamrick had not even been born. In a statement Mick announced Melanie had given birth to a son and they were 'both delighted' so here is everything we need to know about ...

Tanzania: Mixed Views On Mafuru Removal - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam/Mbeya - The removal of Mr Lawrence Mafuru from the powerful position of Treasury Registrar has prompted mixed views among analysts and politicians.

MasterCard Foundation's scholarship program funds thousands of students from Africa

Inside Higher Ed - ‎5 hours ago‎
Irene Kinyanguli, a senior at Arizona State University, comes from Tanzania, where her father works in a gas station and her mother is a teacher.

Tanzania: New Saudia Envoy Arrives in Dar - ‎7 hours ago‎
Saudia Arabia's Ambassador- Elect to Tanzania, Mr Mohammed bin Ibrahim Almalik, has arrived in Tanzania and already presented his credentials to Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Minister, Dr Augustine Mahiga.

Tanzania: 55th Independence Anniversary Fine Time to Remember Nyerere - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tomorrow, December 9th, 2016; will be the 55th anniversary of our country's independence. In my article of last week, I humbly suggested that as a nation, we should utilise these annual independence celebrations to remind ourselves of (at least) some ...
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Ghana president, facing possible upset, says respects result

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎7 minutes ago‎
A police officer searches a car at the entrance of the Ghana electoral commission office in Accra, Ghana, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Despite a relatively peaceful election, tensions are growing after the main opposition New Patriotic Party on Thursday urged ...
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Speech: Mapisa-Nqakula on Castle commemorative programme

defenceWeb - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Defence minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. Speech by Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, presented on behalf of President JG Zuma, on the occasion of the conclusion of the year-long commemorative programme of the 350 years of the existence of ...
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SABC inquiry hears of Motsoeneng-Gupta link

Independent Online - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Parliament - Controversial South African Broadcasting Corporation executive Hlaudi Motsoeneng had initiated a meeting with one of the Gupta brothers to "pursue a business partnership" with the public broadcaster, MPs heard on Friday.
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'Majority of learners won't do mathematics in Grade 10': Education DG

Times LIVE - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Department of Basic Education (DBE) on Thursday said its decision to instruct public schools to condone all Grade 7 to 9 pupils who have obtained 20% in mathematics was a “usual administrative measure” to correct an error in its curriculum policy.

Tanzania Plans Ethiopia Energy Imports as Power Pool Emerges

Bloomberg - ‎10 hours ago‎
Tanzania expects to begin importing electricity from Ethiopia in 2019 when the eastern African nations complete interconnection grids currently to form a regional power pool, according to Tanzania's power utility.

East Africa: Cheap Food Imports From Uganda, Tanzania Hurting Businesses in Nyeri - ‎4 hours ago‎
Traders selling foodstuffs in Nyeri are complaining over an increased import of goods from neighbouring countries that have affected their businesses and affected the movement of their goods.

Solo Oil boss Neil Ritson says new drilling can turn Ntorya into a 'big project'

Proactive Investors UK - ‎4 hours ago‎
Solo Oil PLC (LON:SOLO) boss Neil Ritson is excited about what he describes as a long awaiting drill programme in Tanzania, which kicks off with the imminent spudding of the Ntorya-2 appraisal well.
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Tanzania: Barclays Africa Group Invests 32 Billion/ - Into Its Dar es Salaam Branch - ‎6 hours ago‎
In a bid to strengthen capital and ensure growth of Barclays Bank Tanzania Limited, Barclays Africa Group Ltd has invested 32bn/- as new capital into the bank.
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Baywatch trailer: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron starrer is the big-screen adaptation no one asked for

Firstpost - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ever get that feeling when you are watching a video, but you are not exactly sure why you are watching it? Maybe you just clicked on the link and now the video is playing and it will all be over in a minute or so, so why not?
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John Legend is 'rooting for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian to get better' - ‎3 hours ago‎
Over a week after Kanye West checked out of hospital after receiving treatment for exhaustion, the rapper's pal John Legend opened up about the Life of Pablo artist's current state.
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#DumpStarWars: Alt-right Twitter call for Rogue One boycott, claiming 'anti-Trump' reshoots - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Despite the fact that Star Wars is set in a fantasy world with aliens and human beings existing on other planets, it hasn't stopped an angry Donald Trump fan called for a boycott of the upcoming Rogue One after claiming the film was reshot to feature ...

African Talent Collapses & Dies On Pitch

Soccer Laduma - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Tanzanian talent Ismail Mrisho Khalfan, who was part of his country's U20 national team, sadly collapsed on the pitch and passed away.
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Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list

KRQE News 13 - ‎13 minutes ago‎
AP-Kenya Disappearing Giraffes A giraffe at the Giraffe Centre in Karen, on the outskirts of Nairobi, in Kenya Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016.
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tumour found in 255-million-year-old beast - ‎2 hours ago‎
Washington: Scientists examining the jawbone of a saber-toothed, mammal-like beast that prowled Tanzania 255 million years ago have come across a remarkable fossil rarity: one of the oldest-known tumours.
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Inmarsat Cancels SpaceX EAN Satellite Launch Contract

Yahoo Sports - ‎7 hours ago‎
Elon Musk-owned SpaceX will submit preliminary findings from its investigation into the Sept. 1 accident to federal authorities early in December, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Google Earth Timelapse Update Reveals 32 Years Of Stunning Change

The Daily Dot - ‎30 minutes ago‎
When it comes to big-picture subjects like climate change or urban development, visuals get an idea across better than words. To wit: Google Earth recently released a new update to its remarkable Timelapse feature that aims to tell the story of how the ...

Tanzania cracks down on secret ceremonies to circumcise teenage girls

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
TARIME, Tanzania, Dec 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Neema Maro realised her father was secretly planning to get her circumcised in her village in northwestern Tanzania, she ran away.
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Glass-half-full women reap lifelong rewards

6minutes - ‎7 hours ago‎
A team of Harvard researchers have pinpointed an optimistic outlook as one of the main drivers of longevity. Their study found that optimistic women were much less likely to die from several major causes of death--including cancer, heart disease ...
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Kenyan communities strive to replace female circumcision with education

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
Girls being saved from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and early marriage sing traditional Maasai songs, April 16, 2016, in Sekenai village of Narok county, Kenya.