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August 16, 2017 8:50 PM Sierra Leone mudslides: 105 children among hundreds killed in disaster

President Ernest Bai Koroma said flags would fly at half-mast after calling the humanitarian challenge ahead "overwhelming" and seeking urgent help after visiting the devastated hilltop community of Regent on Tuesday. Officials at Freetown's central morgue said Wednesday that 105 of the more than 300 officially dead were children, and burials began on Tuesday 1

August 16, 2017 8:27 PM Amcu commemorates Marikana tragedy

Union leader says Lonmin workers were used as cannon fodder to reassure foreign investors that their interests were safe. Thousands of Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) members braved the windy, dusty weather on Wednesday, to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Marikana tragedy. Dressed in green union regalia, mineworkers 1

August 16, 2017 4:52 PM GRA Closes Down Two Hotels Over Tax Infractions

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has shut down two hotels in Accra for failure to issue VAT/NHIL invoices. This follows investigations conducted by the BNI that showed only 3 out of 42 businesses issue VAT invoices to customers who patronized goods and services. The hotels; Adeko and New Haven which are among the 42 investigated, will face various degrees 1

August 16, 2017 3:13 PM Sheyi Ojo joins Fulham on loan from Liverpool

Liverpool have announced that they have loaned out Sheyi Ojo to Fulham on a season long loan. The Anglo-Nigerian who was wanted by Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, Fulham among others finally chose to join the West London club side as he continues his development. Ojo spent the 2015/16 season on loan at Wigan and then Wolves before his recall to Liverpool 1

August 16, 2017 2:10 PM Duterte lauds bloody drug raids in Bulacan state

Philippine president showers praise on police, who killed 32 suspects in the bloodiest drug raids near capital Manila. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has showered praise on police officers, who carried out a series of raids that killed at least 32 suspected drug offenders - the bloodiest night in the ongoing drug war - calling it "beautiful" 1

August 16, 2017 1:43 PM Rhony’s Sonja Morgan And Tinsley Mortimer’s Feud Continues

Real Housewives of New York City stars Sonja Morgan and Tinsley Mortimer tell Life & Style in exclusive interviews that their relationship still has a ways to go before reconciliation. The bitter arguments between Tinsley and Sonja were a central storyline on The Real Housewives of New York City this season. But tensions supposedly eased once Tinsley 1

August 16, 2017 11:05 AM Las Palmas end Kevin-Prince Boateng deal due to 'personal reasons'

Las Palmas have released Kevin-Prince Boateng after reaching an agreement to terminate his contract following the player's request to leave the La Liga club due to "irreversible personal reasons." The announcement comes just three days before Las Palmas open their league campaign away to Valencia and just three months after the 30-year-old midfielder 2

August 16, 2017 5:50 AM Marikana: Where is the political responsibility?

The 16th of August 2017 marks exactly 5 years since the tragic killing of some 34 men – brothers, fathers, and sons – who were gunned down by the South African Police Service (SAPS) at Marikana. That dreadful day will long remain as a stain on the collective conscience of our country. The anniversary marks 1826 days since those men were killed in broad 3

August 16, 2017 5:27 AM Five years on: Marikana residents still live in dire conditions

Marikana - Men dressed in white overalls with green and yellow stripes, wearing black safety boots, and carrying their "skafting" (lunch-box) walk the dusty roads of Marikana in the North West. They return home from the Rowlands mineshaft, where most of them are employed. It is a few kilometres away from the koppie where many mine workers lost their 3

August 16, 2017 4:48 AM Google Pixel 2 appears running on Android O, shows HTC U11 like squeezable feature

Google is just a couple of months away from announcing this year's Pixel phones aka Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2. Ahead of the official launch both the phones have leaked in images for quite some time. On the other hand, some reports circulating all across the web hints that Google has reportedly partnered with HTC to make Pixel 2, while LG Electronic will be responsible 2