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No update on church collapse DNA
No update on church collapse DNA Johannesburg - There has been no update on the DNA analysis of the 116 victims of the church building collapse in Nigeria, government said on Thursday.
India: Thousands evacuated as powerful cyclone heads for coast
India: Thousands evacuated as powerful cyclone heads for coast Mumbai - Authorities in India have begun evacuating tens of thousands of people as a powerful cyclone heads for the western coast.
Afname van Ebola-gevalle in Liberië
Afname van Ebola-gevalle in Liberië Monrovia - Die Wêreld-gesondheidsorganisasie (WGO) sê daar is 'n afname in die verspreiding van Ebola in Liberië, die land wat die swaarste deur die siekte getref is.
Sri Lanka: Reddingswerkers spook steeds met modder
Sri Lanka: Reddingswerkers spook steeds met modder Colombo - Reddingswerkers in Sri Lanka het hulle soektog na oorlewendes in 'n teeplantasie, wat onder 'n erge modderstorting deurgeloop het, versterk.
Today in History: October 30th
Today in History: October 30th Historical Events: • 1899: Battle of Ladysmith, Natal: Boers beat lt-general White's army.• 1944: Anne Frank is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen...
Reuse skilpaaie in Galapagos van uitwissing gered
Reuse skilpaaie in Galapagos van uitwissing gered Londen - Nie so lank gelede nie was daar slegs 15 reuse skilpaaie in die omgewingsensitiewe Galapagos-eilande oor, maar danksy 'n omgewingsprogram, wat 40 jaar gelede in...
Today in History: October 29th
Today in History: October 29th Historical Events:• 1814: "Demologos", 1st steam-powered warship, is launched.• 1894: First election of Hawaiian Republic.• 1913: Gandhi leads a march...
Today in History: October 28th
Today in History: October 28th Historical Events: 1971: Winnie Mandela is given a six-month suspended sentence for defying a banning order. She is to appear in court on 16 November 1971 on a...
Australia imposes visa ban on Ebola affected countries
Australia imposes visa ban on Ebola affected countries Washington - The US military has started isolating soldiers returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa and Australia became the first rich nation to impose a...
Panic as evil clown terror spreads in France
Panic as evil clown terror spreads in France Paris - A wave of panic sparked by evil clowns stalking French towns has spread to the south of France where police on Saturday night arrested 14 teenagers dressed as the...
10 000 march over ‘Mafia Government's’ internet tax proposal
10 000 march over ‘Mafia Government's’ internet tax proposal Budapest - More than 10 000 people marched in Budapest on Sunday to demand the scrapping of a proposed tax on Internet usage that critics of Prime Minister Viktor Orban...
Today in History: October 27th
Today in History: October 27th Historical Events: • 1917: Oliver Reginald Tambo, president of South Africa's African National Congress, is born in a rural Mbizana, in eastern Mpondoland. ...
Ebola: US nurse 'to take legal action' over confinement
Ebola: US nurse 'to take legal action' over confinement New Jersey - A US nurse held in quarantine in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she will challenge her confinement in a federal court.
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president Brasilia - Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil, after securing more than 51% of votes in the closest election race in many years.
Obama appeals for calm as ebola death toll nears 5 000
Obama appeals for calm as ebola death toll nears 5 000 Washington - US President Barack Obama has told Americans that they must be "guided by the facts, not fear" when it comes to the deadly Ebola virus, as he urged a...
Today in History: October 26th
Today in History: October 26th Historical Events:• 1657: The first pineapples are planted in SA.• 1901: 1st use of "getaway car" occurs after holding up a shop in Paris.• 1949: USA...
Today in History: October 25th
Today in History: October 25th Historical Events: • 1918: Tobias Ballot Muller, SA youth leader, minister of religion and champion of Afrikaans, dies in Philippolis during the influenza...
British woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery
British woman dies during Thai cosmetic surgery Bangkok - Thai authorities say a British woman has died under anesthesia during a corrective cosmetic procedure at the same Bangkok clinic.
New York Mayor moves to reassure residents after Ebola case reported
New York Mayor moves to reassure residents after Ebola case reported New York - A New York City doctor who treated Ebola patients in West Africa became the first person to test positive for the virus in America's largest city, setting off...
Today in History: October 24th
Today in History: October 24th Historical Events: • 1882: Robert Koch discovers germ that causes tuberculosis.• 1926: Harry Houdini's last performance, which was at the Garrick...
New York doctor tests positive for Ebola
New York doctor tests positive for Ebola New York - As a New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola after volunteering in West Africa, health officials face the challenge of deciding how wide a net to cast...
A glimmer of hope for jailed Al Jazeera journalists?
A glimmer of hope for jailed Al Jazeera journalists? Doha - On 1 January 2015 Al Jazeera’s jailed journalists in Egypt will have the appeals against their convictions considered.
Today in History: October 23rd
Today in History: October 23rd Historical Events: • 1901: The first motorists' organisation in SA, the Automobile Club of South Africa (called the Royal Automobile Club of SA since 1911),...
Police identify suspect in Canada shootings
Police identify suspect in Canada shootings Ottawa - The man behind the Ottawa shootings is a Canadian convert to Islam whose passport had been seized by authorities, federal sources say.
Renée Zellweger glad people think she looks different
Renée Zellweger glad people think she looks different Los Angeles - Renée Zellweger is glad people are saying she looks different.
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