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  • How TB Joshua took advantage of me – Actor, Jim Iyke

    October 31, 2017 6:00 AM 4

    Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke has accused the founder and General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet T.B Joshua of taking advantage him during his mother’s ailment. Jim Iyke said they took there Late Mum to the Synagogue Church for deliverance after someone advised him to do so. According to the actor, he was ready to go to hell in search

  • Rhodesians must 'come back and rebuild Zimbabwe', war vets say

    October 31, 2017 5:30 AM 8

    Harare – Zimbabwe's former freedom fighters have reportedly called on Rhodesians "scattered across the world" to come back and rebuild the southern African country. According to New Zimbabwe.com, the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) said that the current government led by President Robert Mugabe had failed. "We want them (Rhodesians)

  • Factors to watch on Oct. 31

    October 31, 2017 5:27 AM 6

    The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Tuesday. - Statistics South Africa releases third-quarter unemployment figures at 0930 GMT. - The South African Revenue Services releases September trade figures at 1200 GMT. South Africa's rand clawed

  • Global Voices Summit 2017: Countdown to Sri Lanka! · Global Voices

    October 31, 2017 3:23 AM 9

    Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines

  • State Department issues travel warning for Niger

    October 31, 2017 12:58 AM 8

    The State Department on Monday urged United States citizens not to travel to Niger or surrounding area in a travel warning that cited kidnappings by terrorist organizations. “Terrorist organizations, armed groups, and smugglers operate in the areas bordering Mali, Libya, and throughout northern Niger,” the travel warning said. “Mali-based extremist groups

  • Feds to ban 'blight' of abandoned boats, bring in penalties for owners

    October 31, 2017 12:01 AM 9

    Individuals could be fined $300K and spend 6 months in jail; corporations to face maximum $6M fine There will be no more free passes for boat owners who dump dirty, old hulks in Canadian harbours and waterways. Transport Minister Marc Garneau's new Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act, introduced Monday in the House of Commons, would make it illegal

  • Oando Foundation, Sumitomo partner on ict

    October 30, 2017 11:00 PM 10

    Oando Foundation (OF), an independent charity and Sumitomo Chemical, a Japanese Chemical Company, are partnering to support ICT Education through the establishment of three-solar powered ICT Centres in public primary schools across the country. This partnership will impact the lives of over 2,400 beneficiaries; bridging the existing gaps in the implementation

  • America's wars are ‘spreading more chaos’ in Africa

    October 30, 2017 10:09 PM 8

    South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (right) and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni attend the opening of the National Dialogue committee in Juba, South Sudan May 22, 2017. (Reuters photo) BLOOMBERG VIEW: The Indonesian military killed as many as 1 million suspected communists in the mid-1960s, paving the path for a dictator, Suharto, who ruled the country

  • Bali volcano update: Mount Agung alert lowered but eruption threat remains

    October 30, 2017 8:10 PM 2

    THE ALERT status of Bali’s highest volcano Mount Agung has been lowered after more than a month of intense seismic activity, though experts have warned that an eruption could still occur at any time. Mount Agung’s alert status was downgraded from level four to level three on Sunday, after seismic activity underneath the volcano showed signs of abating

  • NIMA ROOZ: Next Elections Will Be A Paper Ballot

    October 30, 2017 7:52 PM 9

    The Independent Election Commission (IEC) officials on Sunday said due to financial and procurement challenges, they will not be able to roll out a digital voter list and that a paper ballot election is their only option for next year’s parliamentary and district council elections. The institutions overseeing the election process meanwhile criticized