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Debbie wash up: 90 people rescued, schools closed, more flash flooding

SBS - ‎1 hour ago‎
Emergency services have rescued about 90 people in cyclone-ravaged Mackay as southeast Queensland is smashed by heavy rain. Source: AAP.

EU Parliament Gives Citizens Rights First Priority in Brexit Talks

Voice of America - ‎10 hours ago‎
The European Parliament wants the rights of Europeans in Britain and of British citizens in Europe to get top priority in Brexit talks.

Galaxy S8: Samsung Goes All Out In Bid Win Back Lost Glory

NDTV - ‎53 minutes ago‎
New York: Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its new Galaxy S8 smartphones, incorporating the virtual assistant Bixby, as the market leader seeks to rebound from a chaotic handset recall and a corruption scandal.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 30, 2017

Rappler - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Philippines plans to bring up China's reclamation activities in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) in their talks in May.

10 ways the original Ghost in the Shell is better than the new one

Metro - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Ghost in the Shell (2017) is out today, and offers a visually stunning update to the original. However, anime fans out there may be disappointed by the lack of humanity in the new film.

President Lungu hails Zambia's relations with Ethiopia

Lusaka Times - ‎24 minutes ago‎
President Edgar Lungu has said Zambia and Ethiopia have always enjoyed warm and cordial relations premised on common values, interests, and aspirations for liberty, peace, and prosperity of the two countries.

In Senegal, UN General Assembly President calls for sustainable management of marine resources

MilTech - ‎15 hours ago‎
Visiting a traditional fishing community in Senegal, the President of the United Nations General Assembly has called on the countries in the region to prioritize conserving and sustainably managing their marine resources.

Cases of 5000 alleged violence suspects taken to court

Walta Information Center (blog) - ‎14 hours ago‎
The Inquiry Board of the State of Emergency announced that the case of 5000 suspects who are allegedly involved in last year's violence is taken to court out of the 26,130 suspects put under police custody in Oromia, Amhara, Southern region and in ...

Ahmed Kathrada's legacy will be felt for generations, Patricia de Lille says

Business Day (registration) - ‎18 hours ago‎
The City of Cape Town paid tribute to ANC struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada during a full council meeting on Wednesday. Kathrada died in the early hours of Tuesday after being in hospital for the past month.

Nigeria: Govt Sets Up Committee to Reconcile With National Assembly - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has set up a committee to resolve outstanding issues between the executive and legislative arms of the government, the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said.

I'm not aware of demotion, transfer of headmistress – Abia gov's wife

Vanguard - ‎5 hours ago‎
UMUAHIA—Wife of Abia Governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu has denied knowledge of transfer of Mrs. Maryleen Ezichi, the Headmistress of Amaetiti Primary School, Asaga Ohafia, in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State who was said to have been ...

Reps to quiz Adeosun, others over N302bn pension fund

Daily Trust - ‎5 hours ago‎
The House of Representatives will today summon the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and other officials over N302 billion pension fund.

Italy could soon offer menstrual leave

Toronto Star - ‎7 hours ago‎
Parliament is considering a bill that, if approved, would require employers to grant women three days of paid leave every month. The Italian arliament is considering a bill that would require employers to grant women three days of paid leave every month.

How Mass Effect: Andromeda gets multiplayer right

PC Gamer - ‎1 hour ago‎
Considering past trends, Mass Effect's co-op horde multiplayer mode ought to be rubbish. Big studios went through a phase of tacking vestigial multiplayer modes onto their big singleplayer games, to encourage long-term engagement and sell some loot ...

Facebook to Pull Messaging Support From Older Versions of Its Apps

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Messaging support for older versions of the Facebook and Messenger apps will soon be pulled - specifically, by the end of March. This gives people using older versions of the apps very little time to update.

Skoda Unveiling Vision E Electric and Automated Concept in Shanghai

Hybrid Cars News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Skoda Auto will be revealing its first electric and autonomous vehicle late next month at the Shanghai Motor Show. The Czech Republic-based Volkswagen subsidiary announced it will be showing the Vision E concept all-electric SUV, and that it embodies ...

Cristiano Ronaldo's Bizarre Statue Overshadows Airport Naming Event - ‎12 hours ago‎
Five thousand screaming fans, the Portuguese talisman himself and the country's prime minister and the president were all in attendance at the airport of Madeira, the island where Ronaldo was born.

Govt to act on military mental health - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new report says many families of current and serving defence personnel are frustrated with or distrusting of mental health services, and improvements are needed.

Fogging begins at Simon Place, day after Zika cluster discovered

Channel NewsAsia - ‎1 hour ago‎
On Wednesday (Mar 29), two members of the same household were confirmed to have the virus. By Elizabeth Neo and Vimita Mohandas; Posted 30 Mar 2017 13:00; Updated 30 Mar 2017 13:27.

HPV vaccine roll out reaches almost 80 per cent of 15-year-old girls in Australia

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Close to 80 per cent of 15-year-old girls in Australia are now immunised against the human papilloma virus, according to new figures released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Marathon Running May Put You at Risk of Kidney Injury

NDTV - ‎47 minutes ago‎
It is a great feeling to be able to run a marathon race. It takes practise and determination because it is not an easy run, especially for first timers.