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10 killed in Mogadishu hotel attack

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
At least 10 people were killed and scores of others injured in a suicide car explosion and gun attack targeting Maka Almukara Hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, a police officer said.
At least 10 killed in al Shebab attack on Somalia hotel
Al-Shabab militants blast their way into Mogadishu hotel

NY mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line

WMC Action News 5 - ‎1 hour ago‎
(AP Photo/John Minchillo). New York City firefighters on ladders spray water at the scene of a fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Nigeria's presidential candidates sign second peace accord

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎Mar 26, 2015‎
ABUJA - Nigeria's main presidential candidates signed a second peace accord ahead of general elections on Saturday, the government said on Thursday, promising to hold peaceful polls and not incite religious or ethnic tensions.

Obama, Merkel urge Iran to take the final steps

Deutsche Welle - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Tuesday's deadline for a nuclear deal in sight, US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have called upon Iran to make the necessary decisions.

Nigeria Elections: Court Refuses To Stop Use Of Card Reader

Card Readers For Election in Nigeria A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant an application for an interim injunction to stop the use of card readers for the conduct of Nigeria's general elections starting on Saturday.

Nigerian election could be fairest in country's history

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
For months, powerful factions in Nigeria's ruling party have been campaigning relentlessly against the chairman of the national election commission.

Graphic Photos: Dare Devil Robbers Invade Several Banks In Ondo, Kill Six

Information Nigeria - ‎8 hours ago‎
Dare devil armed robbers on Wednesday attacked five banks in the ancient city of Owo, capital of Owo local government area of Ondo state, and killed six people including a bank manager and his assistant.

How Fayose Supports Violence In The State - 3 Former Ekiti Governors

NAIJ.COM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kayode Fayemi, Segun Oni and Niyi Adebayo, former Ekiti governors, raised alarm over the security situation in the state. In a join press release made public on Fayemi's official website, the three officials accused the acting governor, Ayodele Fayose, ...

2015 Elections: INEC Promises Adequate Protection For Corps Members

Africa Independent Television - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has reassured members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) participating in electoral duties of adequate protection during the 2015 election.

Australia Warns of Terror Threat in Kenyan Capital

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya - The Australian diplomatic office in Kenya on Friday warned of a possible terrorist attack here in the capital, reiterating its recommendation that protests and political rallies be avoided.

Gay dad granted 'maternity' leave - report

News24 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Durban - In a ground-breaking ruling, the Labour Court in Durban has granted a gay father full maternity leave to take care of his baby, according to reports.

Early voting starts on April 7

Hillsboro Times Gazette - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The Highland County Board of Elections this week reminded voters of the upcoming primary election on Tuesday, May 5. For this primary election, the only contested race involves Democratic candidates Pam Limes and Steven Williams for the office of mayor ...

Christie Blatchford: In world of mental illness, alleged actions of Germanwings ...

National Post - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Of all the horrifying revelations that have so far emerged from the crash of a Germanwings jet this week, there may be none thornier, with wider ramifications, than what German prosecutors announced Friday - that the co-pilot who is believed to have ...

Onos O: TV host unveils photos from "Maafa"- a visual story

Pulse Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ndani TV host; Onos O covers a visual story in a dapper look with chains to his neck! Check on the feature... Published: 24 minutes ago; Olamide Olarewaju.

Saudi Arabia Gets Bipartisan Backing for Yemen Airstrikes

U.S. News & World Report - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Lawmakers are lining up behind the US ally despite fears of another sectarian proxy war. March 27, 2015 | 4:38 p.m. EDT + More. By: Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent for Al-Monitor Al-Monitor.

Govt softens power blow

Times of India - ‎37 minutes ago‎
HYDERABAD: Domestic power consumers utilizing more than 200 units per month will have to shell out more for their electricity bills from next month.

Nigeria's Dangote Cement Profit Falls As Power Outage, Taxes Hurt Operations

Naija247news - ‎Mar 26, 2015‎
Aliko Dangote Dangote Cement Plc, Africa's biggest producer of the building material by sales, said net income declined 21 percent last year after rain, energy supplies and taxes hurt operations in its home market of Nigeria.

DStv Subscription Fees: NBC Steps In-between Nigerians And Multichoice Africa

Nigerian Bulletin - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nigeria- Following angry reactions to Multichoice DStv's announcement of an increment in its subscription fees, the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission has promised to step in and see that Nigerians get a fair treatment, The Guardian reports.

Microsoft partners with Good to offer first containerized version of its Dynamics ...

FierceMobileIT - ‎4 hours ago‎
Microsoft is teaming with enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology to provide the first containerized version of its Dynamics customer relationship management (CRM) mobile app.

Peter Okoye – “Marriage Has Made Me More Responsible”

Information Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
Peter Okoye is fully a family man now and has succeeded in making out time to spend with his kids and wife. The eccentric singer and dancer, Peter Okoye says marriage has changed him as a person in an interview with Vanguard.

#Nigeria decides: See Who Who Your Popular Celebrity is Backing

Entertainment Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
As Nigerians march to the polling centres tomorrow to elect their president, we carefully take a look at our entertainers and their preferred candidate in the March 28 presidential election.

Enyeama to miss South Africa clash - ‎6 hours ago‎
Nigeria captain Vincent Enyeama is out of their friendly match with South Africa on Sunday after he picked up an injury during Thursday's training session.

Rooney closing in on Charlton's record

Independent Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
Wayne Rooney realised his boxing-in-the-kitchen video might not be quite so easy to shrug off when Coleen caught five-year-old Kai mimicking his father's knockout goal celebration.

Earth Hour will darken Pittsburgh's skyline Saturday

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - ‎3 hours ago‎
For an hour beginning at 8:30 p.m., more than 100 buildings, sports fields and stadiums, monuments, even Point State Park, will turn off non-essential lighting to participate in Earth Hour, a symbolic, global celebration of environmental awareness, energy ...

Loss of Antarctic ice shelf accelerates

Business Standard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Washington, March 28 (IANS/EFE) The ice shelves around Antarctica have been thinning at accelerated rates for the past two decades, researchers say in an article appearing in Science magazine.

Burgess Shale fossil beds in BC reveal ancient ancestor of spiders, lobsters - ‎2 hours ago‎
A newly identified marine creature found in a shale site on the Alberta-B.C. border lived more than 509 millions years ago, more than 250 million years before the first dinosaur walked on the Earth.

Hubble and Chandra help scientist discover new properties of dark matter

The Westside Story - ‎19 minutes ago‎
New observations made from the Chandra X-ray observatory and the Hubble Space telescope show promising developments made in the field of Dark Matter.

Winged Drones Fly Beautifully as Butterflies

Discovery News - ‎4 hours ago‎
There are many robots inspired by nature, but few of them actually look and move like the real thing. The eMotionButterflies from German robotics company Festo are an exception.

Ebola vaccines appear safe and successful, say US researchers

Deutsche Welle - ‎6 hours ago‎
Two experimental Ebola vaccinations "appear to be safe" after testing in Liberia. Meanwhile, a British nurse has been cleared of the virus, but doctors cautioned speculation about the drug's role in her recovery.

The burden of multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis

The Sangai Express - ‎1 hour ago‎
Global tuberculosis control is facing major challenges today. In general, much effort is still required to make quality care accessible without barriers of gender, age, type of disease, social setting, and ability to pay.
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