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Why Italy is so Prone to Earthquakes

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
At least 73 people have been confirmed dead and 150 are missing following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake which struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
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Ancient Buddhist pagodas damaged in Myanmar's 6.8-magnitude earthquake

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging scores of ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist attraction, officials said.

State House offers assistance to young volunteers

Namibian - ‎11 hours ago‎
ENVIRO CAMPAIGNERS ... President Hage Geingob, flanked by Armando Pieters, the director and founder of the Clean Up Compaign Project and Soup Kitchen (left) and his vice director Nobot Tomas and other members during their visit to State House.
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World's largest aircraft damaged on 2nd test flight

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON (AP) - The developer of the world's largest aircraft says the blimp-shaped airship sustained damage after it made a bumpy landing Wednesday on its second test flight in eastern England.

The causes of poor performance in English among Namibian students

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
Language is one of the most powerful tools we have as humans. Without it we could not think thoughts expressible to others, nor could we engage in activities that commonly take place in the society we build ourselves.

Supreme Court reduces serial rapist's sentence

New Era - ‎8 hours ago‎
Instead of serving at least 66 years before being eligible for parole, serial rape convict Ralph Mzuvukile Mtshibe's sentence was reduced in the Namibian Supreme Court to 66 years.

Nedbank helps with education outreach

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
Through the Mobile Van Laboratory Outreach Programme, Nedbank is transforming the lives of Namibian learners and teachers in the remote parts of the country by 'Making Education Happen' in partnership with the Rössing Foundation and the Ministry of ...

NFCPT donates ICT equipment to needy schools

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhardt Esau, handed over scholarly information and communication technology [ICT] equipment to 23 schools, both primary and secondary, on behalf of the Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust ...
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Zuma congratulates new Ekurhuleni mayor

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Johannesburg - South African President Jacob Zuma has wished former Trade and Industry deputy minister Mzwandile Masina success following his election as mayor of the Ekurhuleni metro in Gauteng.
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John Mahama's clinical finish on Montie 3

GhanaWeb - ‎1 hour ago‎
I am yet to hear or read anything suggesting the President's remission of the montie 3 sentence is unconstitutional. The misconception however is the suggestion that the president pardoned the three.
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Lawyer: Timbuktu residents felt shame after sites destroyed - ‎34 minutes ago‎
(AP Photo/Patrick Post, Pool). Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, center, appears at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday Aug. 22, 2016, at the start of his trial on charges of involvement in the destruction of historic mausoleums in.

Namibia: Rehoboth Thirst Looms - ‎2 hours ago‎
SHOULD an emergency meeting between the Rehoboth Town Council and NamWater not reap fruits this morning, the town's water supply will be cut off today.

Namibia: Pangolin Suspect Granted Bail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rundu - A 63-year-old pensioner together with a 28-year-old man were granted bail of N$1 000 each in the Rundu Magistrate's Court on Monday when they each appeared on a charge of possession of controlled wildlife products.

Jailed for ripping open baby's stomach

New Era - ‎8 hours ago‎
A resident of Aroab, who was accused of ripping open his three-month-old baby's stomach and stabbing his girlfriend with a sheep shears, has been sentenced to five years in prison.
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US crude stocks rise unexpectedly as refineries cut output

Business Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Reuters) - U.S. crude stocks rose last week as refineries cut output, while gasoline and distillate stocks rose modestly, the U.S.

Chapman appointed as Bank Windhoek's new chief financial officer

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
Bank Windhoek has confirmed the appointment of James Chapman as its new chief financial officer, with effect from September 1. Chapman takes over from Philip Oberholzer, who left the employment of Bank Windhoek on July 22 to pursue personal ...

KLM hopes to lure tourists to Namibia

Namibian - ‎9 hours ago‎
DUTCH airline KLM, which plans to start flights to Namibia in October, says the country's tourism sector has been growing and the growth is expected to continue over the coming years.

Local economy slowing but still better than the region

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein says the Namibian economy has performed relatively well in the past years, in part because of sustained budgetary support to economic activities.
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The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime could be a high-spec version of the original Galaxy J7

Digital Trends - ‎1 hour ago‎
Samsung is on a smartphone roll - the company dominated headlines with both the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy Note 7, and now it could do so again with an update to the Galaxy J line, called the Galaxy J7 Prime.
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iPhone 6 'Touch Disease' Threatens Consumer Trust In Apple

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple's reputation for building high-quality, premium products that “just work” seems to be under more pressure than ever this week, after a damning report from a third-party repair firm, confirming a raft of complaints over failing touchscreens for ...

Ovaherero Traditional Authority to take Shaningwa to court

New Era - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) is seriously considering taking the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa, to court for allowing a rival faction to host a commemoration at the disputed Erf 1755 at Okahandja.

Antifreeze is Old Mutual's school bands 2016 champ

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
Antifreeze from Chairman Mao Zedong scored first place at the Old Mutual NamJams Schools for Good competition held at the Warehouse Theatre last week.

Community revolts against New Jerusalem Church

New Era - ‎8 hours ago‎
Community members at King Kauluma have revolted against a church said to be operating illegally in the area, which they have also accused of sodomising schoolgirls who in the past have been camping at the church and in the process apparently missed ...

Toto, a woman extraordinaire realising her business dreams

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
Her name is Toto. Toto Kamukuenjandje, and you will have to look far to find a more ambitious, self-driven and motivated woman than this farmer, entrepreneur and business person from Aminuis.
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Boks promote prop Koch for Pumas Test

Namibian - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Elton Jantjies is retained at fly half for the Springboks to play Argentina on 27 August 2016. BUENOS AIRES - Tighthead prop Vincent Koch replaces injured Julian Redelinghuys in the only change to the South Africa team for the Rugby Championship ...

Paralympians threaten to snub Rio over bonuses

Namibian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Namibia's Paralympians today refused to train and threatened not to participate in the upcoming Paralympic Games over performance bonuses.
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Centurion Test turns decider after Durban damper

ESPN - ‎10 hours ago‎
The two-match series between South Africa and New Zealand has become a one-match winner-takes-all, which seems small change for what could have been a series rich in context and competition.
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Dailymotion to live stream Rio 2016 Paralympic coverage after signing deal with IPC - ‎3 hours ago‎
Dailymotion will stream more than 680 hours of action from next month's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after the company signed an agreement with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

'Lawyer' lied about qualifications

Namibian - ‎12 hours ago‎
'LAWYER' Daniel Tjongarero junior has been working in the legal sector for the past 13 years without an appropriate law degree.
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NASA Regains Contact With Sun Probe Lost 2 Years Ago

BloombergQuint - ‎1 hour ago‎
NASA has reestablished contact with one of its solar-probing spacecrafts - which captures stereoscopic images of the Sun - almost two years after communications were lost.
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Microbeads: Why Britain may ban a popular face soap ingredient

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
Environmentalists say the tiny microbeads found in shower gel are moving into the water supply and endangering aquatic life, leading some lawmakers around the world to suggest a ban on the plastic beads.

NUDO Youth League donatesuniforms to Naosanabis learners

New Era - ‎6 hours ago‎
“It always seems impossible until it is done,” the National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) Youth League acting secretary-general,Veparura Kandirikirira, quotes late South African leader, Nelson Mandela adding that it is indeed possible to help ...

Namsov has donated N$7.9 million in Oshikoto since 1995

New Era - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Oshikoto region has benefited from a combined total of N$7.9 million from Namsov through its community trust project for the past two decades stemming from its funding in various areas such as health, education, welfare and natural resources, among ...

Over 250 000 school certificates uncollected

New Era - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture is gravely concerned that Grade 10 and 12 certificates issued to learners after each examination are piling up, as owners have not collected them at the examination centres where they sat for exams.