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Nepal Earthquake Happened Right On Schedule, Scientists Say

Huffington Post - ‎22 minutes ago‎
A devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal on Saturday was part of a pattern of major temblors that have become so predictable that many seismologists had been expecting this one -- and at least one team of researchers warned just weeks ago that a ...
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Yemeni foreign minister rejects talks with Houthis

Business Standard - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Yemeni Foreign Affairs Minister Riad Yassin has refused to engage in dialogue with the Shia Houthi rebels and former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, as he accused both parties of attacking civilians, Efe news agency reported on Monday.
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Google and Facebook help locate Nepal survivors

CNNMoney - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Mark Zuckerberg announced Saturday that Facebook (FB, Tech30) has developed a new tool called Safety Check. The simple tool sends messages to people who are in Nepal, urging them to click a button to let their Facebook friends know they're okay.
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Japan's prime minister kicks off US visit in Boston

Miami Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Japan's prime minister begins his second day of a U.S. visit with a stop at the Boston Marathon finish line. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife are visiting the site Monday morning with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh as a gesture of respect for the victims of ...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III is launching this November

The Verge - ‎47 minutes ago‎
After a series of teases that included a Snapchat Easter egg and a bizarre trailer, Activision has finally officially unveiled Call of Duty: Black Ops III.
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High Rentals Drain MPs' Pockets, They Now Want a Parliament Village

New Era - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lawmakers have demanded and gotten many privileges over the years, but this time around the country's political elite want government to provide them with accommodation on grounds the rent they pay is too exorbitant.

Condolences Pour in for Kamburona

New Era - ‎2 hours ago‎
Condolence messages streamed in yesterday for veteran politician Rudolph Hijonganda Kamburona, who died in the early hours of Friday in the Windhoek Central Hospital.
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Mimiko, Olanusi and the 'Failed Coup'

Vanguard - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Akure - It was a coup that failed. At least that is what analysts of the political situation in Ondo State believe. And following the failed coup, the state's 73-year-old deputy governor, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, is about to lose his position.
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Zoning of Speakership - APC Leaders' Stalemate Dangerous - Kwankwaso

Vanguard - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Outgoing Kano State Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, now senator-elect, is, perhaps, one of the few governors who have built a solid political structure to outlast him.
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Gov. Obiano donates salary to less privileged people in Anambra

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
obiano-2 Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has resolved to donate his salaries to the less privileged members of the society in the state.
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Nigeria: I'll Probe NNPC's Missing US$20 Billion - Buhari

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Investigations into the circumstances of an alleged $20 billion missing from the coffers of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, will be a priority for the incoming administration, the President-elect, Gen.
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Nazarbayev wins resounding victory in Kazakhstan election

Financial Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Kazakhstan's president Nursultan Nazarbayev extended his 25-year rule over Central Asia's largest economy on Monday, winning more than 97 per cent of votes in an election where he faced no real competition.
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Traders Await Fed's Perspective And Next Chapter In Greek Drama

Forbes - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The U.S. dollar steadied in a tight trading range against a number of currencies on Monday as investors await the outcome of this week's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting, and indications of what to expect from Greece.
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Al Bashir reelected with more than 94% of vote - ‎1 hour ago‎
FILE - In this Monday, April 13, 2015 file photo, President Omar al-Bashir casts his ballot as he runs for another term, on the first day of the presidential and legislative elections, in Khartoum, Sudan.
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Mini-cyclone kills at least 45 people in north Pakistan

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
People transfer an injured man to a hospital in northern Pakistan, where scores of people have been killed and more than 200 others injured by a mini-cyclone.
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INFOGRAPHIC: Countries that still impose the death penalty and how they do it

GMA News - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Candlelight vigil for Mary Jane Veloso. Activists led by OFW rights group Migrante International light candles in front of the Indonesian embassy on Sunday, April 26.
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Debmarine names new vessel after Nujoma

Namibian - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAILING SAM ... Debmarine Namibia has named its new N$2,3 billion vessel after founding president, Sam Nujoma. DEBMARINE Namibia has named its new N$2,3 billion vessel after founding president, Sam Nujoma.
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417 944 Receive Drought Food

New Era - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister, Nangula Mbako, last Friday announced that the government is busy distributing food to drought-hit households.
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Watch this kid solve a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 SECONDS - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Teenager, Collin Burns, did just that over the weekend at an official World Cube Association competition. He shaved 0.3 seconds off the official 3x3x3 Rubik's Cube record, previously held by Mats Valk from the Netherlands, Mashable reports.
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Only Fifth Of U.S. Apple Watches Shipped Over Launch Weekend, Says Data Firm

TechCrunch - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple's debut wearable, the eponymous Apple Watch, started shipping Friday - with the first batch of buyers getting their hands on the long-awaited Cupertino wrist-computer.
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Now Set an Alarm or Send Notes to Your Android Phone From Desktop

NDTV - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Google lately has been rolling out features that allow users to assign a particular task right from the desktop and send it to their associated Android device.

Delays beset infringement law – Tweya

New Era - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT), Tjekero Tweya, is not happy with delays in the finalization of amendments to the Copyright Neighbouring Right Protection Act.
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Bruce Jenner Is Not A Woman. He Is A Sick And Delusional Man. - ‎23 minutes ago‎
On Friday night, a mentally ill, crossdresser named Bruce Jenner was interviewed for two hours during prime time about his plan to gruesomely mutilate his genitals in a macabre pseduo-medical ritual often erronsously described as a “sex change.

Young Chiefs gain promotion to NPL

New Era - ‎4 hours ago‎
Following the sudden fall of Oshakati City FC from the apex of Namibian football some years ago, the northern town of Oshakati was over the weekend given a new glimmer of hope following the promotion of Young Chiefs to the country's elite football league.
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Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao - 12 things you didn't know about the pair

Daily Mail - ‎32 minutes ago‎
The extraordinary global obsession with the Fight of the Century has reached the dizzying point where every minute aspect of the lives of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are being scrutinised and fed to the watching world.
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Scepticism over rising temperatures? Lord Lawson peddles a fake controversy

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Why does the Global Warming Policy Foundation claim to undertake a 'major inquiry into the integrity of the official global surface temperature records' on data by meteorological organisations?
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Are Designer Babies Finally Real?

Daily Beast - ‎21 hours ago‎
A research team in China genetically engineered human embryos this week. Beyond unethical, the practice adds fire to an already heated issue: reproductive freedom.
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Pharmacists, Rotary Canvass Private Sector's Support for Malaria Eradication ...

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
PHARMACISTS in Kwara State and the Rotary, at the celebration of 2015 World Malaria Day at the weekend, canvassed private sector's collaboration with the government to eradicate the disease from Nigeria.

Giving birth at home rife in Oshana

Namibian - ‎7 hours ago‎
SAFETY NET … Sitting under the shade, Hilma Katanga (left) weighs three-week-old baby Emilia Nendongo. Photograph by Jordaania Andima.
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