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Eid 2017 In South Africa: Here's What You Need To Know

Mail & Guardian - ‎14 hours ago‎
The month of Ramadan is almost over for Muslims in South Africa and around the world. However, the holy month is followed by the observation of a three-day celebration by Muslims: Eid-ul-Fitr.
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Botswana's former president Ketumile Masire dies

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Gaborone - Botswana's former president Sir Ketumile Masire, the southern African country's second post-independence leader and who led efforts to bring peace to Mozambique, has died aged 91, an aide said on Friday.

Zimbabwe turns to Namibia to beef up stocks as drought bites

Namibia Economist - ‎6 hours ago‎
Africa Independent - Zimbabwe has turned to Namibia for its beef requirements as drought, foot and mouth disease and the land reform programme has severely depleted its national cattle herd.
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Toivo's message to Namibia and the world

Namibian - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE defiant words that Andimba Toivo ya Toivo spoke in the South African Supreme Court in Pretoria on 1 February 1968, a week after he and 29 fellow Swapo members had been convicted of offences under the Terrorism Act, became a rallying cry in ...

Chaos hits Meatco meeting

Namibian - ‎4 hours ago‎
AT LOGGERHEADS...Disgruntled farmers disrupted Meatco's 31st annual general meeting this morning, saying the AGM cannot continue while the board's legality is in question.
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Gauteng proposes a 'win-win' approach for ANC leadership election

Citizen - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A “winner takes all” situation could see the party losing the 2019 general elections, says Mashatile. The election of ANC leadership at the upcoming December national conference should not be about a “winner takes all” approach, Gauteng ANC chairman ...
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Nigeria needs 150000 policemen in five years to effectively fight crime - IGP Idris

NAIJ.COM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Friday said Nigeria needed to recruit 30,000 police personnel annually for five years to meet UN recommendation.
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The Eagle Ford Shale Finally Gets A Little Media Love

Forbes - ‎6 hours ago‎
For most of the past year, the ongoing boom in the Permian Basin has sucked all the oxygen out of the room in terms of media reporting on the oil and gas industry in Texas.
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Google is going to stop reading the mail in your Gmail inbox to target ads to you

Business Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
The search giant announced Friday it will stop scanning user's Gmail inboxes for ad personalization purposes. Instead the company will show users ads based on their activities on other Google sites and those of its partners - unless they opt out of ...
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Windows 10 S' security brought down by, of course, Word macros

Ars Technica - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Enlarge / The Windows 10 S default wallpaper is a rather attractive simplified version of the Windows 10 default wallpaper. Microsoft · reader comments 3. Share this story.
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Inside Gwyneth Paltrow's first wellness summit, In Goop Health

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
“Are you missing something?” the crystal shaman wants to know. I've been staring at bowls of amethyst, malachite and rose quartz glistening in the sun, piled ever so delicately on sheepskin rugs.
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France making Springbok revival look easy - ‎4 hours ago‎
Extract yourself out of the British and Irish Lions tour bubble for a second and one other Test series happening in June sticks out more than any other.
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Is There Hope for Planet X?

NOVA Next - ‎4 hours ago‎
At ten times the mass of Earth, at a distance 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, in a far-flung region filled with icy bodies known as the Kuiper belt, supposedly orbits the mysterious Planet X. In 2016, excitement about the hypothesized ...
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Say what? The mad genius of Elon Musk - ‎5 hours ago‎
Silicon Valley has long bee the home of blue-sky-thinking billionnaires, but perhaps the most out-there is Elon Musk. When the Pretoria-born 45-year-old space-tech entrepreneur announced his intention to put a million people on Mars by 2025, it was but ...
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The hunt is on for gravity waves

The Guardian - ‎Jun 22, 2017‎
The European Space Agency (ESA) has formally embarked on a mission to search for gravitational waves from space. The Lisa (laser interferometer space antenna mission) will use three spacecraft to detect these minute ripples in the fabric of spacetime.
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Forget Sudoku! If you REALLY want to improve brain power in old age regular sex is the key - ‎31 minutes ago‎
RESEARCHERS have finally confirmed that frequent sex really is the key to staying sharp in old age. By Sofia Petkar. PUBLISHED: 20:29, Fri, Jun 23, 2017 | UPDATED: 20:59, Fri, Jun 23, 2017.
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Big Relay for Life weekend is coming

Valley Roadrunner - ‎3 hours ago‎
In their efforts to raise money for the Valley Center Relay for Life event employees at VC Municipal Water District have held 13 team fundraisers including selling Relay for Life feet which raised $142.
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Breastfeeding Can Save You From Deadly Heart Attacks And Stroke

NDTV - ‎13 hours ago‎
The benefits of breastfeeding to the newborn baby are extraordinary, which is why it is made a priority for the child right after his birth.
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Stillborn lamb 'sent by the devil' terrifies South African villagers

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Government officials in South Africa have moved to calm fears that a deformed lamb resembling - in some people's minds -- a human baby was the result of bestiality and the work of the devil.