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August 16, 2017 11:44 PM W/R: Two vehicles go up in flames after collision; At least 4 feared dead

A ghastly head-on collision by two vehicles Wednesday evening at Kikam in the Ellembelle District of the Western Region has left at least four persons feared dead. The two vehicles went up in flames after one of them, a bus running on gas, rammed into a passenger vehicle, eye witnesses say. A local journalist, Lydia Mensah, reports the flames have been totally 1

August 16, 2017 9:42 PM Kenyan Democracy’s Missed Opportunity

Last Tuesday, Nairobi felt like a city awaiting the apocalypse. Streets normally clogged with traffic were eerily quiet. Grocery-store shelves had been largely emptied of supplies. Anxious wealthy residents booked flights out of town, conveniently scheduling their summer vacations to avoid the chaos of a Kenyan national election. The Chinese government 1

August 16, 2017 8:48 PM Marikana massacre no different to Sharpeville massacre

Marikana - The President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa says the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre. Muthunjwa said the Marikana incident, however, happened under the constitutional democracy. “It is shameful that the same people who claim to have liberated us and who condemned 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 7:17 PM South Africa's Marikana widows: Still seeking justice

Five years on since 34 miners were killed during a wage strike in South Africa, the families of the victims are still seeking justice - and an apology. An official inquiry established by President Jacob Zuma put much of the blame for the deaths, which came to be known as Marikana massacre, on the tactics used by police to disperse the 3,000 strikers 1

August 16, 2017 4:09 PM 37 Military Hospital temporarily closes down emergency unit

Health Service 37 Military Hospital temporarily closes down emergency unit This was contained in a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Public Relations at the hospital, Commander MA Larbi. He said that the unit will be shut down from August 17, 2017, to enable them to carry out the routine fumigation exercise. The unit is expected to be opened 1

August 16, 2017 3:45 PM 37 Military hospital to close emergency unit for fumigation

The 37 Military Hospital will tomorrow, Thursday, fumigate the Medical Emergency Unit of the facility. According to the hospital, the unit will be shut down from August 17, 2017 to enable them carry out the routine exercise. The statement also urged the Public to co-operate with them during the four day fumigation exercise. “The 37 Military Hospital 2

August 16, 2017 2:54 PM Duterte celebrates killing of 32 alleged criminals in Philippine province

'Let's kill another 32 every day,' Duterte says of operations in Bulacan province Philippine police killed 32 people in dozens of anti-drug operations in a province north of the capital of Manila in the single deadliest day of President Rodrigo Duterte's unrelenting war on drugs. About 109 petty criminals, including street-level drug peddlers, were arrested 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 2:08 PM New 'Game of Thrones' Episode Leaks

Though the episode was posted for a "brief" amount of time, the leak quickly spread on the Internet early Wednesday. For the second time in two weeks, the network has seen an upcoming episode of Game of Thrones leak ahead of its scheduled premiere. A HBO Europe spokesperson acknowledged the leak, which was described as "brief." "We have learned that the upcoming 2