American missionary from Florida, Albert Ferguson, has helped a vocationàl training institution, Tingathe Youth Centre in Lilongwe’s peri-urban area of Mtandile by adding chess as an extracurricular activities to help them develop critical thinking skills. The Centre’s... The post American missionary teaching chess at Tingathe Youth Centre: To help them develop critical thinking skills appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Malawi Police in Lilongwe have arrested four people on suspicion that they were trading in cocaine, a banned drug substance. Lingadzi police spokesperson Gift Chitowe said three of the suspects are Nigerians and one is... The post Police crackdown on cocaine trade in Malawi: Arrest 4 suspects appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
From 179 goals scored throughout the 2018 edition of the Carlsberg Cup, nine were hat-tricks from which two of the scorers, Steven Madimba of Mchengautuwa and Emmanuel Lino of Hangover, emerged joint top scorers with seven... The post 9 hat-tricks scored in 2018 Carlsberg Cup: Two joint overall top scorers appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Public Works and Transport Minister JappieMhango has lashed out at the contractor maintaining the Karonga-Chitipa road for poor workmanship. The government has set aside K1 billion for the maintenance of the road, a donation from... The post Jappie lashes out at contractor for awful Karonga-Chitipa road maintenance appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
Member of Parliament for Nsanje Central, Francis Kasaila says he has fulfilled most of the issues contained in his 2014 campaign manifesto and is confident that come May 21 next year (2019), he would maintain... The post MP Kasaila bids for re-election in Nsanje Central: ‘I have fulfilled my promises’ appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - Malawi breaking news in Malawi.
EDL-founder Tommy Robinson’s contempt of court charges will now be referred to the Attorney General, as the case is 'too complex' to hear at the Old Bailey. Read Full Article at RT.com
Disgraced former UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has decided to take a £75,000-a-year job advising a firm with large investments Saudi Arabia, despite the alleged brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Read Full Article at RT.com
The UK government has banned one of Donald Trump’s favourite phrases. The term ‘fake news’ will no longer be used on official documents after a recommendation from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Committee (DCMS). Read Full Article at RT.com
Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has expressed Dominica’s solidarity with the government and people of Trinidad and Tobago following massive flooding saying it highlights the issue of climate change. Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has declared a national...
[International Justice Monitor] Congolese opposition leader Jean-Pierre Bemba has moved to appeal the penalty handed to him last month at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for witness tampering, deeming it unfair and disproportionate. The 55-year-old former rebel commander received a prison sentence of 12 months, which he did not serve since he had spent a longer period in detention during the trial, and a fine of ?300,000 (US$ 346,000).
China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. The 55-kilometre (34-mile) crossing, which includes a snaking road bridge and underwater tunnel, links Hong Kong with the southern mainland city of Zhuhai and the gambling enclave of Macau, across the waters of the Pearl River Estuary. Xi presided over an inauguration ceremony attended by Hong Kong's and Macau's city leaders at a new port terminal in Zhuhai. «I declare the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge officially open,» Xi said in a one-line address, as digital fireworks exploded on a screen behind him at the indoor ceremony, before leaving the stage immediately. Supporters of the multi-billion-dollar bridge promote it as an engineering marvel that will boost business and cut travel time, but critics say it is one more way to integrate Hong Kong into China as fears grow that the city's cherished freedoms are being eroded. ...
Economic and commercial cooperation, as well as cultural and educational exchanges, are areas that Seychelles and China will deepen their bilateral relations in, said the newly accredited Chinese ambassador. Guo Wei was accredited as the new ambassador of China to Seychelles on Tuesday in a short ceremony at State House, Victoria. After presenting her credentials to President Danny Faure and calling on the Vice-president Vincent Meriton, Wei told the press that in-depth discussions about future cooperation between the two countries will be held at a later date. Wei described Seychelles “as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, a paradise for tourists.” ...
The RTA expects a 25 per cent drop in traffic on Sheikh Zayed Road.
The Dubai Ruler is in Saudi Arabia for The Future Investment Initiative - being held from October 23-25.
Mystery shoppers who paid 36 visits to major cellphone retailers in the Ottawa area say they encountered a general lack of knowledge, misinformation, and a total lack of adequate information in writing.
John Tory has secured a second term as Toronto's mayor, besting his rival and former chief city planner Jennifer Keesmaat.
Canadians are buying more cars than almost ever before, but a closer look reveals they’re taking longer and longer to pay them off, too.
John Tory now faces one of his most significant political challenges in his second term as Toronto mayor, working with an Ontario premier who himself might relish the job of running the city. And now he leads a much smaller council, one that is proportionately more progressive and wary of the premier.
Conor McGregor has admitted Khabib Nurmagomedov beat him “fair and square” in their UFC 229 megafight, vowing to learn from his mistakes and saying he is prepared to “face the next in line” before a potential rematch. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russian figure skater Sergei Voronov has paid tribute to slain Kazakh counterpart Denis Ten, who was tragically stabbed to death in July following an altercation with two robbers. Read Full Article at RT.com
Usain Bolt’s future at Australian football team Central Coast Mariners has been cast into doubt after the contract offered by the club fell well short of the reported $3 million the sprint star is said to be requesting. Read Full Article at RT.com
Russian UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has promised to «set a pay-per-view sales world record» during official talks over a potential megafight with undefeated boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr held at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Read Full Article at RT.com
Some child-welfare agencies in Manitoba are worried they will be pushed into a new provincial funding model they say will put vulnerable Indigenous children at risk.
The New Brunswick legislature opens this morning for a session that promises drama -- and the spectre of defeat for Premier Brian Gallant's minority Liberals.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPOEXiiYPdA A team of multinational scientists will establish a temporary lab in Antarctica in the coming Australian summer, in an attempt to learn how the molecule hydroxyl affects air quality. A team of 10 researchers from six science groups will live in the «ice lab» at Law Dome near Casey Station for three months in 2019. «Researchers will drill ice cores to depths of 250 meters to measure pre-industrial atmospheric levels of hydroxyl, which has never been done before,» a spokesperson said. The mission was launched to find traces of hydroxyls, which are natural «air purifiers» that act like a «detergent» against greenhouse gases by destroyi...Keep on reading: WATCH: Antarctic teams to drill ice to find ‘detergent’ against greenhouse gases
FRANKFURT --- Automaker BMW said it is expanding a recall to cover 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to possible fluid leaks that could result in a fire. BMW said Tuesday that in some diesel vehicles coolant could leak from the exhaust gas re-circulation module, part of the emissions reduction system. The leaks could combine with soot at high temperatures and lead to a fire. The Munich-based company had already decided to recall 480,000 vehicles in Asia and Europe after fires were reported in South Korea. No injuries were reported. Further examination led to an expansion of the maintenance action. The recall covers some vehicles made ...Keep on reading: BMW to recall 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk
The state weather bureau is tracking a typhoon that may enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this weekend. Weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio saidTuesdayafternoon that the typhoon with international name «Yutu» was spotted 2,670 kilometers east of Visayas. Yutu packs maximum sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour (kph) and gusts of up to 160 kph. If it continues its west northwest track at 15 kph, the typhoon could enter PAR this weekend and would then be locally known as Rosita. /kga...Keep on reading: New typhoon threatens to enter PH
Head coach Jeff Napa sees an intriguing matchup between his team Letran and Lyceum in the NCAA Season 94 Final Four. And Napa has every reason to look forward to the duel after the Knights split their season series with the second-seeded Pirates. «Very exciting matchup against Lyceum. We're not gonna think about what Lyceum is going to do against us, we will just take care of ourselves,» Napa said on Tuesday after Letran lost to College of St. Benilde, 94-81, to end the elimination round. The Knights beat the Pirates, 80-79, in a bizarre finish in their second round encounter earlier this month after Jaycee Marcelino's 3-pointer with 40.8 seconds remaining was downgraded to just two...Keep on reading: Letran out to give favored Lyceum a good fight in NCAA Final 4 match
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia --- A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia began on Tuesday in Riyadh, the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. Khashoggi's death loomed large over the start of the event, known as the Future Investment Initiative, which coincided with Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdogan's claim Tuesday that Saudi officials murdered Khashoggi in their consulate after plotting his death for days. The Turkish leader demanded the kingdom reveal the identities of all involved in the killing, regardless of rank. Saudi Arabia, which for weeks maintained Khasho...Keep on reading: Saudi investment forum opens under haze of Khashoggi’s death
Pratique très ancienne, la médecine traditionnelle regroupe tout ce qui est lié à l'environnement. Confondus aux féticheurs et autres sorciers, les tradipraticiens sont peu connus dans une société où leur médecine guérit parfois les cas les plus désespérés. Au Gabon, les populations se soignent grâce aux deux médecines, moderne et traditionnelle. Mais nombre de personnes s'interrogent encore sur les pratiques des tradipraticiens. Pourtant, depuis plusieurs années, l'Institut de Pharmacopée et de (...) - SANTE / SUJET_ECRIT_MAISON
La candidate de la coalition des indépendants veut bousculer le PDG dans le canton Océan autour de Port Gentil Arrivée en seconde position avec plus de 30% au 1er tour des législatives du 6 octobre dernier, Jeanne Bernadette Issamby épouse Apinda va devoir batailler dur comme fer pour plier la candidate du PDG qui serait en passe d'obtenir un 2eme à l'Assemblée nationale qui a eu plus de 45%. La candidate de la coalition des indépendants«Bendjé Espoir/La Clé» n'est pas une bleue sur le terrain (...) - POLITIQUE / SUJET_ECRIT_MAISON
An explosive device was found at the Westchester County, New York, home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros on Monday afternoon. In a statement to NPR, the Bedford Police Department said an employee of the house found a suspicious package in the mailbox. They opened it, revealing what «appeared to be an explosive device.» The employee placed the package in a nearby wooded area and alerted authorities.
[The Conversation Africa] Ethiopia's ruling coalition has re-elected Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as its chairman. This means that Ahmed will continue as prime minister until the next party congress. It is with this certainty that he has taken the opportunity to reassemble his cabinet for the second time this year.
[Citizen] Arusha -The outspoken Arusha Urban (Chadema) legislator Godbless Lema was in his true element yesterday when he was summoned to the Arusha central police station to explain his recent remarks on mysterious abductions of individuals.