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Egypt dubs Hamas 'terrorist organisation'

Daily News Egypt - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters designated Hamas, the ruling authority in the Gaza Strip, as a “terrorist organisation” on Saturday.

Hawkish US senators introduce new Iran legislation

Press TV - ‎27 minutes ago‎
A group of US senators has introduced a bill that would allow a congressional review of any deal with Iran over its nuclear enrichment program.

Lesotho votes in elections hoped to resolve tensions

Deutsche Welle - ‎2 hours ago‎
People in Lesotho are voting in snap elections six months after an alleged coup attempt that set off a political crisis in the small southern African nation.

Missouri man who killed seven could have been shattered because of his ...

NY City News - ‎32 minutes ago‎
A Missouri gunman, who killed seven people on Thursday night, may have lost his self-control, after his mother died, according to authorities.

The man who donated elephants for Mugabe's 91st birthday

gulfnews.com - ‎40 minutes ago‎
JOHANNESBURG: When Zimbabwean game farmer Tendai Musasa speaks about his president, Robert Mugabe, his voice softens with joyful pride.

INEC says voters whose fingerprints fail to authenticate will be given second ...

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎51 minutes ago‎
cardreader The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has laid to rest insinuations that its card readers may disenfranchise some voters in the rescheduled 2015 general elections, explaining that those who may have issues with the ...

Ebonyi Governor 'Elechi' Blames Ayim For Impeachment Moves

Nigerian Bulletin - ‎5 hours ago‎
Governor Martins Elechi of Ebonyi has fingered Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF) Senator Anyim Pius Anyim as the brain behind his looming impeachment.

'Oath' Claim Designed to Dampen Buhari's Chatham House Success – APC

CHANNELS TELEVISION - ‎1 hour ago‎
In a statement issued in London on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the PDP and the Jonathan Administration still do not have any answer to what has now become an epochal moment that has separated the ...

Jonathan in Delta, assures Nigerians of peace, security

Premium Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
VISIT: from right: President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State, his Deputy, Prof. Amos Utuama and the Delta State PDP Governorship flag bearer, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa welcoming Mr. President on arrival at the Asaba ...

'Go And Face Trial,' Supreme Court Orders Dariye

Premium Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nearly eight years after he was first arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered a former Plateau State governor, Joshua Dariye, to submit himself for trial on corruption and money laundering charges ...

Title deeds will no longer be a campaign tool, President Uhuru Kenyatta tells ...

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta issues title deeds to residents of Kiirwa town in Buuri Sub-County, Meru. (Photo:PSCU). President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured of the Jubilee Government's determination to ensure all genuine land owners get title deeds.

Scott receives standing ovation from opposition

postzambia.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
DR Guy Scott's first appearance in Parliament yesterday since the session resumed on Tuesday temporarily interrupted business in the House as opposition members shouted “Yeah, yeah, welcome Your Excellency!

al-Qaeda's Secret Ties with Iran

Fox News (blog) - ‎15 hours ago‎
This week, prosecutors in New York introduced eight documents recovered in Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan as evidence in the trial of a terrorism suspect.

Britain didn't create Jihadi John. Mohammed Emwazi did

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎28 minutes ago‎
It's hard to understand why people do terrible things to each other. Simple explanations rarely satisfy. Two are floating around related to Mohammed Emwazi, aka Jihadi John - the self-appointed executioner of aid workers and journalists.

Car bombs kill 27 people north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad

Omaha World-Herald - ‎43 minutes ago‎
BAGHDAD (AP) - Car bombs targeting a crowded market and Shiite militia checkpoints north of Iraq's capital killed 27 people Saturday, authorities said, as the country's prime minister vowed to punish Islamic State militants who smashed ancient artifacts in a ...

Nigeria: Economy Diversification Receives N600m Boost

Nigerian Bulletin - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Nigerian economy is an oil-dominated one and crude oil exports is a major source of revenue for the Nigerian government. However the sector has been hit below the belt by the recent fall in global oil prices, a development that could cripple the economy ...

Fuel queues back in Abuja

Nigerian Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎
Barely two months after the Federal Government reduced the price of petrol from N97 to N87, queues have hit most filling stations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

End is nigh for wobbly vehicles on local roads

News24 Nigeria - ‎20 hours ago‎
Abuja - In an exercise aimed at reducing road crashes, the Road Safety Corps (FRSC) will from Sunday commence a nationwide clampdown on rickety vehicles plying the nation's highways.

Bugatti sells 1200 horsepower final Veyron model 'La Finale' at $2.6 million

Customs Today Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORONTO: Bugatti sold the 450th and final Veyron model, which it tagged 'La Finale' in its 10-year production line. The final Bugatti Veyron built with a 1,200 horsepower would be on display at the upcoming 2015 Geneva motor show.

Wizkid to Skales - 'You're a Foolish Guy With Zero Brain'

Vanguard - ‎Feb 26, 2015‎
FORMER label mates, Wizkid now Starboy boss, and Baseline Music act, Skales threw caution to the wind during the week and engaged themselves in a war of words on the social media.

AMVCA 2015: Kunle Afolayan, Ayo Makun, Rita Dominic, others battle for N4M ...

ynaija - ‎16 hours ago‎
Amstel Malta has announced a reward of one million cash prize each, to winners of four award categories in the upcoming Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA), thus lining up the likes of Kunle Afolayan, Ayo Makun, Rita Dominic, Zeb Ejiro, O.C ...

Keshi: I have been offered 'a slave contract

Codewit World News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Coach Stephen Keshi has described as “a slave contract” what has been offered him to continue as Nigeria coach. Keshi said he has received his new contract from the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), but has been far from impressed what has been ...

Obasanjo Identifies Four Factors Affecting African Scientists

THISDAY Live - ‎8 hours ago‎
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday identified four problems causing African scientists to under-perform in a fact-changing world.

RK Pachauri's Resignation From PM's Climate Panel Accepted

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Delhi: Following allegations of sexual harassment, Rajendra K Pachauri, one of the world's top climate change officials, has resigned from the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change.

Towards a permament settlement on Mars

gulfnews.com - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Mars One is a not-for-profit foundation that will establish a permanent human colony on Planet Mars, which is said to be possible in the present times with existing technologies.

EPA Sued over Monarch Butterfly Demise

Uncover Michigan - ‎1 hour ago‎
An environmental group has alleged in a federal lawsuit that the Environmental Protection Agency has ignored the dangers of a widely used herbicide, which has resulted in the demise of the monarch butterfly population in the United States.

Scientists discover gene which may have led to increase in brain size

Maine News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A gene, which is distinctive to humanoid primates like Neanderthals and modern humans, has been discovered by scientists. It is believed to have caused quick increases in the size of the human brain.

Obama, Liberian President Sirleaf discuss Ebola recovery

Philly.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama meets with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, to discuss the ongoing response to the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa and Liberia's recovery from the ...

Enjoy out for horrible international flu surprises, WHO warns

Beacon Review - ‎10 hours ago‎
The world remains highly vulnerable to a possible severe flu pandemic and governments should increase surveillance, vigilance and preparedness, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

WHO Marks 10 Years of Tobacco Control

The Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
The World Health Organisation yesterday celebrated 10 years of implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in the African region.
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