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101 Rebellion In Eastern Congo Threatens Humanitarian Work
( UN Development News )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

21 November 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - As the world directs its attention at the gruesome scenes unfolding in Gaza and Israel, another conflict, brewing almost as long as the one in the Levant, continues a continent over.

Created on 2012-11-21 22:09:58
102 Report Draws Attention to Violations Against Children in Northeastern Nigeria
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

4 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - It has been nearly 150 days since more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from a secondary school in Nigeria by a group known as Boko Haram, and despite international outcry, most of them are still missing....

Created on 2014-09-04 22:43:18
103 Reports: Trump's Son-in-Law Kushner to be Named Senior Advisor
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

U.S. media outlets are reporting that President-elect Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will be named senior advisor to the president.

Created on 2017-01-09 18:24:56
104 Russia Congratulates Trump, Hopes for Better Relations
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

MOSCOW —

Russia warmly welcomed the presidential election victory of Donald Trump with officials, analysts, and ordinary citizens cautiously hoping it could turn a new page in relations between Russia and the United States.

Created on 2016-11-09 16:25:39
105 Russian FSB Officers Among Suspects Charged in 2014 Yahoo Hack
( Science & Technology - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The U.S. Department of Justice announced indictments Wednesday for suspects that stole personal information from hundreds of millions of people in the 2014 hack of Yahoo.

Created on 2017-03-15 15:30:14
106 Sauna Visits May Help Keep Brain Healthy, Study Finds
( Health - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

HELSINKI —

Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish study suggests.

Created on 2017-01-19 17:10:38
107 Scientists Move Doomsday Clock Closer to Midnight
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Unchecked climate change and modernized nuclear arsenals prompted the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to move the minute hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock forward two minutes. It now stands at three minutes to midnight, reflecting the group's assess...

Created on 2015-01-22 17:56:29
108 Sex Abuse Lawsuit Against USA Gymnastics Doc Names Karolyis
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

LOS ANGELES —

The latest lawsuit accusing a former USA Gymnastics doctor of sexually abusing a longtime member of the U.S.

Created on 2016-10-28 19:00:26
109 Shi'ite Militias Set Course for Ramadi After IS Victory
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Shi'ite militias are headed to the outskirts of the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Monday after Prime Minster Haider al-Abadi called for support in the aftermath of an Islamic State victory there.

Created on 2015-05-18 17:09:21
110 Skating Rink in Japan Closed Over Dead Fish Controversy
( Arts & Entertainment - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A skating rink in Kitakyushu, Japan has been forced to close following public uproar over a decision to embed dead fish into the ice.

Created on 2016-11-28 15:16:15
111 Snapchat Unveils Cartoonish Machine to Sell Video Glasses
( Arts & Entertainment - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

LOS ANGELES —

Snapchat has unveiled bright yellow vending machines that will sell its new line of video glasses.

Created on 2016-11-10 19:03:50
112 Somali Pirate Leader Missing After Attempted Hijack
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A notorious Somali pirate leader is missing following an attempt Saturday to hijack a cargo ship, maritime sources and villagers said.

Created on 2017-04-11 15:23:41
113 Somalia Leader Declares Country A War Zone, Replaces Chiefs
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA —

Somalia's new president on Thursday declared the country a war zone and replaced its military and intelligence chiefs while instructing the army to prepare a new offensive against al-Shabab extremists.

Created on 2017-04-06 15:34:20
114 Some Standing Rock Campers Ignore Evacuation Calls, Brace for Winter
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA —

Though the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday it would not allow easement of their land to build the controversial Dakota Access oil Pipeline, many protesters camping near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are not leaving.

Created on 2016-12-08 18:13:26
115 South Africa Improves Early Childhood Care Policies
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

6 April 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - As World Health Day approaches this weekend, UNICEF is working in South Africa to dispel confusion and myths about the health risks and benefits of breastfeeding among HIV positive mothers. After years of advising that those afflicted with HIV/AIDS avoid...

Created on 2012-04-06 14:35:42
116 South Africa: Central Bank Hikes Rate
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Carin Smith

The 25 basis point rates hike by the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Thursday was based on a continued set of fears about the upside risks to inflation and expectations, wages and the rand, explained Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura on Thursday.

Created on 2015-07-23 18:31:29
117 South Africa: Fracking in South Africa - an Alternative to Coal?
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Vincent Bagilet

In June 2015, the Department of Mineral Resources gazetted regulations related to hydraulic fracturing or fracking in South Africa offering a framework for the exploitation and exploration of shale gas.

Created on 2015-07-31 12:01:28
118 South Africa: Gupta-Owned Mining Company's Assets Seized
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

A Gupta-owned company had goods attached by the sheriff of the court on Wednesday, according to a law firm.

JIC Mining Services' non-executive board includes Rajesh Gupta and President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma.

Created on 2015-08-20 10:54:06
119 South Africa: Improving Student Teachers' in-School Experiences Is a Smart Investment
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Maureen Robinson, Stellenbosch University

For some student teachers, the compulsory practical period they spend in a school before qualifying is the highlight of their degree.

During this practicum period, which accounts for about 25% of student teachers' time d...

Created on 2015-07-28 10:29:52
120 South Africa: Prasa's Head of Engineering Quits
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Prasa on Monday confirmed that its head of engineering services, Daniel Mthimkhulu, has resigned.

"Mthimkhulu was facing a disciplinary inquiry relating to gross dishonesty and fraudulent misrepresentation of his academic qualifications," Prasa spokesperson, Sipho Sithole, tol...

Created on 2015-07-27 14:25:00

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