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Brazil set to remove President Rousseff from office

USA TODAY - ‎29 minutes ago‎
RIO DE JANEIRO - After a emotionally charged, late-night debate, the Brazilian Senate was poised Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office for fiscal irregularities involving government budgets.
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Stranger Things Renewed for Season 2 by Netflix

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Get ready to go back to the Upside Down because Stranger Things is returning for a second season on Netflix. The first installment was eight episodes and starred Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, a single mom of two who goes to extreme lengths after her ...
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Curved screen Predator laptop unveiled by Acer at Ifa

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Acer has unveiled the world's first laptop to feature a curved screen. The company says the innovation should make it more immersive to play video games on the machine.
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Thirteen Indians among Zika infected people in Singapore: source

Reuters - ‎17 minutes ago‎
A woman suspected of Zika infection leaves in an ambulance from a clinic, at an area where locally transmitted Zika cases were discovered in Singapore August 31, 2016.

Learners positive about last term

New Era - ‎3 hours ago‎
He plans to revisit goals, celebrate the successes in his major subject, and plans to end the school year on a strong note. John Uirab, a learner from A.I.

Onayena youth are fighting poverty

New Era - ‎3 hours ago‎
The youth from Onayena, through the Constituency Youth Forum, have made the war on poverty more personal, and their own fight in an attempt to keep survival and keep looking for resolution for themselves insteady of waiting for the government to find ...

Kauandenge wants to reform City of Windhoek

New Era - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nudo councillor for the City of Windhoek Joseph Kauandenge says he will soon table a motion before the city council that councillors formulate and set council agendas for discussion at the monthly council meetings.

Pregnant woman raped and killed

New Era - ‎5 hours ago‎
The lifeless body of a pregnant woman - suspected of having been raped and murdered - was discovered in a riverbed in Katutura last weekend.
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Kenya's anti-graft chief, accused of conflict of interest, ...

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎53 minutes ago‎
NAIROBI, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The chairman of Kenya's anti-graft body said on Wednesday he had quit after lawmakers recommended removing him from office over an alleged conflict of interest between his family business and another state-run agency.
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Black hair, sharp scissors and the totality of white power

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The power of whiteness breeds itself through persuasion, coercion and fear, mediated by institutional power, writes Ayabonga Cawe.
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Presby Moderator Names Politician Who Tried Bribing him...

Peace FM Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The outgoing Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana, Professor Emmanuel Martey has named the name of the politician who attempted to bribe him with a $100,000, a V8 and a house at Trasacco to the leadership of the church.
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New mayor promises university for Ekurhuleni

Independent Online - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Johannesburg - Ekurhuleni was set to get its own university, said new mayor Mzwandile Masina as he promised to speed up service delivery in the metro.

Family feasting on dove feed gets assistance

New Era - ‎5 hours ago‎
Jocobeth //Gases, a resident of Donkerhoek settlement in Khorixas who together with her four children have been feeding on food meant for doves and chickens, are to get urgent assistance from the Kunene Regional Council.
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When humiliating Muslim women is the law

Socialist Worker Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
THIS SUMMER, 30 French coastal cities, including the tourist destinations of Cannes and Nice, banned swimwear known as the "burkini" popular among some Muslim women.
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Air Namibia bemoans market saturation

New Era - ‎5 hours ago‎
Air Namibia has expressed concerns over aviation authorities' decision to allow bigger foreign airlines to enter Namibian skies - almost defeating the purpose of the national airline's strategic plan, which Cabinet recently approved.

Vehicle loans and mortgages make up bulk of debt

New Era - ‎4 hours ago‎
A recent analysis assessing consumer-credit behaviour, conducted by one of Namibia's credit bureaus, Compuscan, revealed that the most common account type belonging to a sample group of just over 106 000 credit-active Namibian consumers as at the ...
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Normal to above normal rainfall expected

Namibian - ‎9 hours ago‎
INCREASED chances of normal to above-normal rainfall is expected for Namibia from October to March 2017. This information was released by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat in a statement last Friday after the 20th annual ...
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Ultra-slim Windows 10 notebooks, 13-inch convertible Chromebook, and first curved screen laptop launched by Acer

ZDNet - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Acer Chromebook R 13. Image: Acer. Acer has unveiled its new convertible Chromebook R 13, a laptop which can also be used as a tablet, as well as a new line of Windows 10 Swift notebooks and Spin convertible laptops with Intel's seventh generation ...
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The Asus ZenWatch 3 is Android Wear déjà vu

The Verge - ‎45 minutes ago‎
I've seen this scene before: fancy Berlin venue, shiny new Asus smartwatches, and precious little in the way of any differentiation.

Namibia: AR Activists Accuse Rehoboth of Mismanagement - ‎37 minutes ago‎
THE Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement on Sunday condemned the alleged mismanagement of funds at the Rehoboth Town Council. AR activist Abram Abes Kaibib chaired a meeting in the Kuvukiland residential area, attended by about 250 people, ...
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MTV Considers Airing Future VMAs Live Due to Audience Shift

Hollywood Reporter - ‎55 minutes ago‎
"Gone are the days where TV is where you go to. TV has to come to you." MTV says it will consider airing its Video Music Awards live across the country in future years, a reflection of how the annual celebration of pop culture is increasingly being ...
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Acting judges appointed for High Court

Namibian - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
THREE Windhoek-based legal practitioners make up the latest group of lawyers appointed to serve as judges of Namibia's High Court in an acting capacity.
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The Latest: Singer Chris Brown bailed out of jail

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎5 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on a police response at the Los Angeles home of singer Chris Brown (all times local): 1:45 a.m. Wednesday.
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Namibia/Senegal: Money Woes Hamper Warriors' Plans - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Brave Warriors' preparations for Saturday's 2017 Afcon qualifier against Senegal have been hit by financial trouble, team manager Tim Isaacs confirmed on Monday.
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Transformed: England goes from ODI flops to record-breakers

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
MANCHESTER, England (AP) - As England's batsmen broke record after record in their obliteration of Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Tuesday, it was hard to imagine the country's one-day team hit its lowest-ever ebb just 18 months ago.
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Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata says he had five or six offers from clubs every day

Daily Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
Alvaro Morata returned to Real Madrid in June after a blockbuster two seasons at Juventus - but he has revealed that his signature was in high demand throughout Euro 2016.
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Despite early reports, SETI doesn't think we've just found alien life

ExtremeTech - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Practitioners of the emerging social science of headline writing has been getting plenty of work this week, as site after site slowly falls to the social media-driven temptation to cash in on the “possibility” of alien life.
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'Our living dinosaurs' There are far fewer African elephants than we thought, study shows

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Linyanti Swamp, Botswana (CNN) Scanning Botswana's remote Linyanti swamp from the low flying chopper, elephant ecologist Mike Chase can't hide the anxiety and dread as he sees what he has seen too many times before.
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This ancient, flying reptile was the size of a cat

Washington Post - ‎44 minutes ago‎
A pterosaur the size of a house cat? Sign me up! Often confused with dinosaurs - they aren't even of the same lineage: as Brian Switek once wrote, "A pterosaur is no more a dinosaur than a goldfish is a shark" - these creatures were the world's last ...
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Galaxy Cluster 11.1 Billion Light-Years from Earth Is Most Distant Ever Seen - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA has just discovered a group of galaxies far, far away - so far, in fact, that it set a new record for the most distant ever discovered.

Swakop fire victims to get brick houses

Namibian - ‎9 hours ago‎
TO START AFRESH ... NamClay Bricks and Pavers from Uis settlement donated more than 30 000 bricks to the Swakopmund Municipality on Tuesday.
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Google's DeepMind Partners with British Doctors on Oral Cancer

Fortune - ‎3 hours ago‎
Google's goog DeepMind subsidiary recently announced a partnership with the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, in the hope that its machine-learning technologies could help speed up diagnoses of eye conditions.
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Novartis bid to sell new biosimilar crimped by US court battles

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
ZURICH, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Novartis has won U.S. approval for a copy of Amgen's blockbuster arthritis drug Enbrel, but the Swiss drugmaker's bid to muscle in on the medicine's $4.7 billion in annual U.S.