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Nun who fled ISIS church slaughter tells of priest slit throat horror

Daily Star - ‎2 hours ago‎
A NUN who watched the slaughtering of her beloved priest by ISIS butchers says they were targeted for being Christians. 0. By Nicole Stinson / Published 27th July 2016.
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iPhone 7: Next iPhone may have no home button

The Week UK - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The Weibo poster claims this is a photograph of the actual backplate, not a case mock-up or dummy phone, of the 4.7ins handset. Page 1 of 2iPhone 7: Next iPhone may have no home button.

Personality imperative in a career choice

New Era - ‎1 hour ago‎
emotional and social characteristics. Because deciding which career is right for one is an overwhelming process. Rather than focusing on identifying a direct path, it is always advisable to make a self-assessment of what one wants to become in life and ...

Learner makes free-to-call phone

New Era - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Grade 12 learner from Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School, a rural school in Ohangwena Region, has invented a SIM-less mobile phone that does not need airtime to make calls.

Divundu Village Council appoints CEO

New Era - ‎2 hours ago‎
The newly proclaimed Divundu Village Council in Mukwe Constituency in Kavango East will soon open for business as its administrative facility is almost complete.

Destitute to receive fish worth N$21 million

New Era - ‎2 hours ago‎
The government through the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources last Thursday availed fish worth N$21 million for distribution to tens of thousands of poverty-stricken and drought-affected Namibians.

'Struggle kids', Neka bury hatchet

New Era - ‎3 hours ago‎
Children of the liberation struggle, well known as 'struggle kids' have agreed to rejoin the Namibian Exile Kids Association (Neka).

Decentralisation key to Harambee success

New Era - ‎3 hours ago‎
Karasburg East Constituency Councillor Dennis Coetzee says the decentralisation process should be fully implemented if the Harambee targets are to be achieved.

Project to collect, donate matric farewell dresses

New Era - ‎1 hour ago‎
Every schoolgirl dreams of attending their matric farewell party, dressed in a perfectly matric gown. However there are some girls in their final year of schooling who do not have the financial means to buy a Grade 12 farewell dress thus missing the ...
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SABC four blocked from entering workplace

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Johannesburg - The four SABC journalists who were reinstated by the Labour Court after a legal battle arrived at work in high spirits only to be refused entry into the building.
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MarketsNo let up for the Nigerian naira

Financial Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
The currency has slipped 1.6 per cent against the greenback today to 315 naira per dollar as it continues to weaken after the central bank scrapped its currency peg last month.
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In Parliament: “I am sorry” - Vinorkor apologises to legislature - ‎2 hours ago‎
The reporter, Mark-Anthony Vinokor, is alleged to have reported earlier that the CI 94 which will regulate the December polls was withdrawn on Friday and relaid on Monday.
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How could we have guaranteed the EC's total deletion

GhanaWeb - ‎5 hours ago‎
Following Abu Ramadam and Nimoako's complaint lodged with the Supreme Court regarding the voter register containing names of people who have registered their names onto the electoral roll using NHIS card as means of their national identification, and ...
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ANC ward candidate shot dead in PE

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Port Elizabeth - ANC ward candidate Nceba Dywili was gunned down in the Zwide township of Port Elizabeth in Nelson Mandela Bay on Tuesday night, his family has confirmed.
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Witnesses Say South Sudan Soldiers Raped Dozens Near UN Camp

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
What Can the United Nations Do When its Troops Can't, or Won't, Protect Civilians? Zimbabwe Court Frees Pastor Detained Over Protests Against Mugabe · Egypt's Latest Tactic Against Critics: Block Their Movements, or Deport Them · Play Video ...
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UN warns South Sudan president over replacement of rival

Al-Arabiya - ‎5 hours ago‎
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (C) poses for a photograph with First Vice President Taban Deng Gai (L) and Second Vice President James Wani Igga (R) at the Presidential Palace in the capital of Juba, South Sudan, July 26, 2016.

Somalia: At Least 13 Killed in Double Suicide Bombing Near Mogadishu Airport

Newsweek - ‎21 hours ago‎
A twin car suicide bomb attack close to the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu has killed at least 13 people, according to Somali police.

Blackout damages Dundee furnace

Namibian - ‎5 hours ago‎
DUNDEE Precious Metals Inc announced yesterday that the power outage experienced last week resulted in damage to the refractory lining of the Ausmelt furnace, with repairs expected to take approximately three weeks.

150 shacks in Kivukiland to be electrified

New Era - ‎2 hours ago‎
Transforming and uplifting the sustenance of people that live in the informal settlements has been on top of the Tsumeb Municipality's agenda as it currently pursues to electrify an additional 150 corrugated iron-zinc shacks that have been without ...
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Oil falls close to three-month low as oversupply weighs

Reuters - ‎27 minutes ago‎
LONDON Oil prices fell close to three-month lows on Wednesday after U.S. industry data showed weekly oil stocks declined by less than expected, feeding into concerns over persistent oversupply dragging down prices.
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Get your data IOT-ready

ITWeb - ‎6 hours ago‎
By the time the IOT hits SA, it will be too late to get your big data analytics ducks in a row. By Ilva Pieterse, ITWeb contributor.
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Xiaomi gets into laptops with Mi Notebook Air

PCWorld - ‎34 minutes ago‎
China's Xiaomi has entered the laptop market with new, lightweight notebooks that run Microsoft's Windows 10. The company, which has been getting into new markets including air-purifiers and drones, introduced on Wednesday its Mi Notebook Air, at ...
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Meet The Blackberry DTEK50 — The “World's Most Secure Android Phone”

Know Your Mobile - ‎43 minutes ago‎
BlackBerry's first Android phone of 2016 is now OFFICIAL and it goes by the name of BlackBerry DTEK50. Unlike the PRIV, the BlackBerry DTEK50 is an all-touch affair and has attached to it a very tasty $299 pre-order price tag - that's A LOT cheaper ...
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Georgia mom broadcasts daughter's beating on Facebook Live

Fox 59 - ‎22 minutes ago‎
So begins the live Facebook broadcast of a mother beating and berating her 16-year-old daughter in their Savannah, Georgia, home. The teen sobs as her mother slaps her all over her body and hits her with what appears to be a plastic object.
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First look at the Kenzo x H&M fashion collection

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
H&M gave a sneak peek of the first 3 looks from the KENZO x H&M collection, each bursting with the print, colour and individuality that define the collaboration.

'Starlile' wins Dr Hage Geingob Cup SMS competition… set to face Tigers

New Era - ‎1 hour ago‎
As widely conjectured, Namibia's best supported football club African Stars yesterday emerged as winners of the marathon SMS competition, which was to determine the fourth participant in the upcoming Dr Hage Geingob Cup, after the Katutura giants ...

'No Mercy Part 5' boxing bonanza promises fireworks

New Era - ‎2 hours ago‎
If there were any confusion as to what to expect from next month's 'No Mercy Part 5' boxing bonanza then all questions were fully answered during yesterday's press conference, where boxers headlining the event promised to deliver nothing but rousing ...
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Federer passes on rest of season

Journal Times - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Roger Federer is sitting out the rest of this tennis season, including the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and U.S. Open, to protect his surgically repaired left knee.
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The Mystery Of The Dwarf Planet Ceres

NDTV - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The dwarf planet Ceres - which must have been hit by numerous large asteroids during its 4.5 billion-year lifetime - has a mysteriously low number of large craters, scientists using data from NASA's Dawn spacecraft have found.
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'Time To Say Goodbye' Says Philae As Silent Comet Probe Is Shut Down

NDTV - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Ground controllers bid a final farewell today to robot lab Philae, cutting communications after a year-long silence with the tiny probe hurtling through space on the surface of a comet.
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Sudden massive bloom of algae threatens humans, pets

Morning Ticker - ‎1 hour ago‎
A huge bloom of toxic algae has threatened the way of life in one California community, and could mean big problems nationwide. A massive, dangerous bloom of algae has spread through Discovery Bay, a community about 60 miles from San Francisco.
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Now Dolly the sheep is cloned

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
When Dolly the sheep was introduced to the world she was hailed as a miracle of science. Now there are four more 'Dollies' - and they are living proof that cloned animals can live long and healthy lives.
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Robots Are As Good As Humans At Surgery

Huffington Post UK - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Robots are as proficient as their human counterparts at performing surgery, a new study has revealed. The trial found that prostate cancer patients whose glands were removed by robots controlled by humans reported the same quality of life twelve weeks ...
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Inquiry team announced for baby's death

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
The NSW government's investigation into the death of a newborn boy who was mistakenly given nitrous oxide gas instead of oxygen in a Sydney hospital will begin on Friday.