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Diggers try to reach more than 100 feared trapped in India landslide; 21 dead

The Star Online - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Rescue workers and volunteers clear the debris from the site of a landslide at Malin village in the western Indian state of Maharashtra July 30, 2014.

House Votes to Sue Obama for Overstepping Powers

NDTV - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Washington: The House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for overstepping the powers of the presidency - a move that has angered conservatives who call it insufficient, emboldened Democrats who say Republicans ...

China trial of Uighur scholar within weeks, lawyer says

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Guzailai Nu'er, the wife of Ilham Tohti, speaks as she has an interview with Reuters by a phone from window of her house in Beijing, January 17, 2014.

African girls to sue British Airways over pilot abuse

Times of India
9 hours ago
Written by
Kounteya Sinha
LONDON: Parents of girls who were allegedly sexually abused by a British Airways pilot during stop overs have decided to take the airline to court claiming that the airline is responsible for the pilot's actions.

Fourth female suicide bomber hits Nigeria's Kano, kills six

Reuters Africa - ‎16 hours ago‎
KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Wednesday, killing six people and critically wounding another six in the fourth such attack by a woman in Kano in less than a week, ...

10 year old girls strapped with explosives arrested in Katsina

P.M. News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nigeria security operatives have arrested a 10-year old girl strapped with explosives as well as two members of Boko Haram, Mike Omeri, Coordinator of the national Information Centre revealed at a briefing in Abuja on Wednesday.

INCREDIBLE: You won't believe why Jonathan dropped his wife from ...

Osun Defender - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has dropped his controversial wife, Patience, from his 73-man delegation heading to Washington DC for the “U.

I Have No Link With Drowned Man In Abuja -- First Lady

Daily Times Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
The First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, has denied having a familial relationship with Christopher Awai, 31, who drowned in an Abuja hotel pool June 7. In a press statement signed by Ayo Adewuyi Media Assistant, Office of the First Lady, FRN said that ...

Mugabe slams 'dirty tricks'

NewsDay - ‎5 minutes ago‎
PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday threatened to expose senior Zanu PF officials whom he claimed were burning the midnight oil holding clandestine meetings, applying “dirty tricks” and splashing “dirty money” to influence the outcome of the party's ...

NPA denies Selebi case review - ‎1 hour ago‎
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has denied claims that a review is under way into how the prosecution of Jackie Selebi was handled.

Visitors 'just have to bear new visa rules'

BDlive - ‎16 minutes ago‎
THOSE wishing to come to South Africa on tourist or other visas would have to take the pain of complying with new immigration regulations while the system was being perfected, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Wednesday.

DNA used to catch rhino killers

Independent Online - ‎45 minutes ago‎
SANParks section ranger Richard Sowry, right, crime investigator Kobus de Wet and SAPS forensics expert Linda Luther inspects bullet wounds on a recently poached rhino in the Kruger National Park.

What John Kerry, US Secretary of State, is Pushing in New Delhi

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
New Delhi: US Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, describing it as a test of the country's commitment to advance economic liberalization.

DFA confirms abduction and rape of Pinay in strife-torn Libya

GMA News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Thursday confirmed the abduction and rape of a Filipina nurse in Libya, prompting the department to renew its call to Filipinos still in the troubled African nation to avail of the government-led repatriation.


Daily Beast - ‎8 hours ago‎
34 people, most of them youths, died during a human stampede at a rap concert in Guinea. There were reportedly 10,000 people at the Guinean rap group Instinct Killers' concert Tuesday night that was meant to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

Equities break losing streak with 0.20% gain

The Nation Newspaper - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Nigerian equities market resumed trading yesterday with a new rally as strong demand for blue chip stocks and news of the payment and closure of Oando's acquisition of ConocoPhillips' Nigerian assets restarted the market on the uptrend.

Total Nigeria H1 pretax profit drops 12 pct to 3.42 bln naira

Reuters Africa - ‎17 hours ago‎
LAGOS (Reuters) - Total Nigeria, the local unit of France's Total, said on Wednesday its half year to June pre-tax profit fell 12 percent to 3.42 billion naira ($21.13 million), compared with 3.90 billion naira in the same period last year.

Over 25 Million Payment Cards in Nigeria At Risk - ‎Jul 30, 2014‎
Unless quick measures are put in place, your digital wallet, particularly the payment cards which you so much treasure, may sadly be like the proverbial basket used to store water.

Gunmen Kidnap Senator Emmanuel Paulker's Mother In Bayelsa

Leadership Newspapers - ‎21 hours ago‎
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Usman, Adeniyi, Adekuoroye Win Gold Medals

The Guardian - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Glasgow - NIGERIAN'S Maryam Usman yesterday at 3. 30 pm upped Nigeria's gold medal haul to six, when she won the Women's +75kg event at the Clyde Auditorium, in Glasgow.

Okagbare Can Create Another Record in 200m Final - Ogunkoya

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Africa fastest women 400m runner Falilat Ogunkoya on Wednesday said Commonwealth track and field queen, Blessing Okagbare can return a sub-22 in the final of the women 200m slated for Thursday.

Dinosaurs' Bad Luck

California Academy of Sciences - ‎7 hours ago‎
Take the asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago. Suppose it happened five million years earlier—or five million years later.

Study: Trees Saves More Than 850 Lives A Year

CBS Local - ‎Jul 29, 2014‎
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –Trees apparently save lives and prevent respiratory problems, according to a new study released by the U.S. Forest Service.

How to prevent, detect, 'cure' breast cancer, by Salako

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
Salako in a presentation titled “Breast cancer: Prevention, Early detection and Cure” said researchers have built some statistical models to help predict a woman's risk of getting breast cancer.

Ebola - Ogun Places Health Workers in Border Areas On Red Alert

Vanguard - ‎48 minutes ago‎
OGUN State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, yesterday, said that all health and other relevant officials in the border areas of the state have been put on red alert to forestall the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Nollywood Actor, Jim Iyke Flees Liberia Over Fear of Ebola Virus - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nollywood actor, Jim Ikechukwu Iyke has aborted his business trip to Monrovia, Liberia as fears increase in the West African nation over the deadly Ebola virus.

21m Nigerians living with hepatitis

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
Hepatitis- NO fewer than 21 million Nigerians are living with hepatitis. According to 'National Survey of Viral Hepatitis B and C Infection in Nigeria' by the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), over 18 million Nigerians are living with Hepatitis B while over three ...