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Flight MH370: Undersea Search Area Shifted

Sky News - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Further analysis suggests the aircraft might have turned south a little earlier than previously thought, the Australians say. 11:35am UK, Thursday 28 August 2014.

Francois Hollande says euro overvalued, wants euro zone growth summit

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS: French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday low inflation in Europe and an overvalued euro threatened a protracted stagnation, and called for an early euro zone summit to coordinate pro-growth measures.

Abbas praises Egyptian efforts to reach Gaza ceasefire

Ahram Online - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has thanked President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Egyptian efforts to end the crisis in the Gaza Strip, according to Egyptian presidency spokesman Ihad Badawi, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

Ebola outbreak could strike 20000, WHO says

USA TODAY - ‎12 minutes ago‎
GENEVA (AP) - The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than 6 times as many as doctors know about now.

Security Challenges Unite Jonathan, Obasanjo

Daily Times Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
The perceived animosity between President Goodluck Jonathan and former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo may soon be a thing of the past as both leaders on Wednesday, met with in the Presidential Villa in Abuja over security matters.

Eulogies As Dora Goes Home

AllAfrica.com - ‎41 minutes ago‎
As Nigerians held honours and tributes ceremony for late former Minister of Information, Professor Dora Akunyili, at Awka, Anambra State capital, her husband, Dr.

CVR: It's impossible to extend deadline – INEC

BusinessDay - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would set up registration points at its local government offices across the country to cater for those who could not participate in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) during the scheduled dates ...

Botswana blocks copper trucks from Congo on Ebola fears-Times of Zambia

Reuters Africa - ‎59 minutes ago‎
LUSAKA (Reuters) - More than 100 trucks hauling copper from the Democratic Republic of Congo have been denied entry into Botswana over fears of an Ebola outbreak in Congo, leaving the trucks stranded at a border crossing, local media reported on ...

Kenya Seeks to Widen Foreign Economic Ties

The Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
KENYA is seeking business globally and has no favoured business partner, the Cabinet secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Amina Mohamed said yesterday.

Madonsela gives Miley Cyrus a run for her money

Sowetan - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela could give US singer Miley Cyrus a run for her money with her own version of the popstar's "Wrecking Ball".

Boko Haram: Abducted Chibok girls reportedly now in Balmo forest

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎33 minutes ago‎
There was panic on Wednesday when news filtered in that, Boko Haram terrorists may have relocated the over 200 abducted girls of Government Secondary School, Chibok and other abducted victims from Sambisa forest to a new location in Balmo Forest, ...

Ramaphosa: SA must save during good times

Independent Online - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - Government will pursue a fiscal policy of saving during good times, and spending to stabilise the economy during downturns, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

Landslide kills 7 in China's south-western province of Guizhou: Report

The Straits Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rescuers work together to move a piece of collapsed wall as they search for survivors in Fuquan, in southwest China's Guizhou province, after a landslide on Aug 28, 2014.

Turkey's Erdogan consolidates power with ascent to presidency

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan will cement his position as modern Turkey's most powerful leader when he is sworn in as president on Thursday, advancing his drive to reshape the country but heralding what critics fear will be an increasingly ...

Karzai packs up even as Afghan election dispute rumbles on

Channel News Asia - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said on Thursday (Aug 28), even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor.

NSE tasks Flour Mills on corporate governance, accountability

BusinessDay - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has urged the management of Flour Mills of Nigeria plc to strive towards improving its existing high standards of corporate governance, accountability and disclosure.

FG Approves Contract for Onitsha -Ifitedunu 132 KV Transmission Line

THISDAY Live - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has announced that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the award of contract for engineering design, manufacture, supply, construction testing and inauguration of the Onitsha -Ifitedunu 132 KV ...

Nigerian equities market loses additional N38bn

BusinessDay - ‎1 hour ago‎
As bargain appetite for equities remained low, no fewer than N38bn was further eroded from the value of Nigerian equities yesterday.

Nigeria telco drives ICT adoption in rural areas

Caj News Africa - ‎Aug 27, 2014‎
LAGOS - ONE of the country's telecommunications companies, Airtel Nigeria, is promoting the uptake of information and communications technology among rural communities in the country.

Government turns to tech for road safety

ITWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
Discovery Insure CEO Anton Ossip has met with SA's transport minister to discuss the role of smartphone technology in mitigating road deaths, rather than causing them.

Henshaw makes attempt to chop government money

spyghana.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Do you want change in cross river and Nigeria as a whole? Then Kate Henshaw might be the right candidate of choice. When the news first hit the media that the star actress was delving into politics, lots of people took it as a piece of cake as they thought it ...

I don't joke with fashion -Kcee

Daily Times Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
He doesn't joke with fashion and high taste of it. In a recent interview Kcee explains that he believes he's a style icon after being blasted on social media by fans when he posted this picture which showed him on a pink-black shirt and a pink trouser.

Bayern visits slumping Schalke in Bundesliga

USA TODAY - ‎23 minutes ago‎
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - Despite predicting that his injury-hit team would struggle in the first half of the season, Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich got off to a winning start in its bid to win a third consecutive Bundesliga title.

The Gambia: Of culture and crocodiles

Nigerian Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
ANYBODY coming into The Gambia for the first time will hardly believe that there is more to this ode of natural beauty than the rowdiness of the Banjul International Airport, crawling with Europeans and their Gambian escorts smoking at every corner of the ...

Young owner of Nairobi Developer School among Anzisha Prize finalists

HumanIPO - ‎3 hours ago‎
Martha Chumo, the 19-year-old owner of the Nairobi Developer School, has been chosen among 12 finalists of the Anzisha Prize for Young Entrepreneurs, and will now battle for the US$75,000 prize money.

Walking African fish reveals how our ancestors evolved

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cape Town - Scientific experiments on an African fish have shown what might have happened when the first fish 'walked' out of water, an evolutionary step that gave rise to today's tetrapods - amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

Vitamins, minerals, antioxidants in vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts (3)

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎11 hours ago‎
Nanna-LOGO-2 IN continuation of our discussion on the above topic, here are vegetable and fruit sources of two more vitamins. As we discussed last week, vitamins are antioxidants that neutralize free radicals and prevent cell damage by oxidative stress.

NHIS set to take community-based health insurance to every state

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎11 hours ago‎
THE Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr. Femi Thomas, has stated that the Scheme is set to launch Community Based Health Insurance Programme (CBHIP) in at least three Local Government Areas (LGA) of each state of ...

EBOLA: Kaduna Community protests location of Ebola Quarantine Centre

Nigerian Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
Hundreds of community members at the Down Quarters area of Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State staged a peaceful protest on Wednesday over the proposed location of an Ebola quarantine center within the community.
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