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2016 an awful year for human rights - Amnesty International

News24 - ‎1 hour ago‎
Netsanet Belay: Africa Director, Research and Advocacy (on the left), in the middle it's Deprose Muchena: Regional Director- both from from Amnesty International during the organisation's launch of state of the world's human rights which coincided with ...

The President of Iceland is right: Ban pineapple pizza.

Treehugger - ‎2 hours ago‎
This is a silly post, about a silly bit of news, but is a reminder that we really should think about what we eat. According to Foreign Policy, in a post titled Profiles in Courage, The President of Iceland recently told high school students “he was ...

Apple 'spaceship' headquarters readies for boarding

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple on Wednesday announced that workers will start boarding its futuristic new "spaceship" campus in Silicon Valley in April, fulfilling a vision set out by late founder Steve Jobs.

Instagram Just Added a Feature You'll Either Love Or Hate

TIME - ‎3 hours ago‎
For many Instagram users with large followings, finding the perfect photograph to share can feel like feeding an insatiable beast.

Turkey restoring tomb of Ethiopian King Najashi, who sheltered Muslim emigrants

Daily Sabah - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) is finishing up a restoration project on the tomb of King Najashi, the former leader of modern day Ethiopia's Kingdom of Aksum.

Professor Richard Pankhurst laid to rest

EthioSports - ‎6 hours ago‎
Addis Ababa - Professor Richard Pankhurst, the prominent historian and researcher on Ethiopia, was laid to rest at the Saint Trinity Cathedral today.

Ethiopia Launches New Initiative to Employ Disaffected Youth - ‎6 hours ago‎
For the last two decades, the Ethiopian government has been trumping the country's economic successes , which earned it the title the "African Tiger.

Breaking: President Buhari calls Nigeria again, applauds citizens for prayers

NAIJ.COM - ‎24 minutes ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken with Nigerians appreciating all the prayers and goodwill messages that have been extended to him.

Nasa leaders busy sharing 'non-existent positions' - DP Ruto

The Star, Kenya - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Opposition leaders Kalonzo Musyoka (Wiper), Musalia Mudavadi (Amani), Raila Odinga (ODM) and Moses Wetang'ula (Ford Kenya) after signing Nasa's agreement at Okoa Kenya offices in Nairobi, February 22, 2017.

'Over my dead body' will NPP dissolve Invincible Forces – Obiri Boahen - ‎1 hour ago‎
The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has thrown out a call by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to disband its security apparatus known as Invincible Forces.

Court to Decide Feb 23 Whether to Subpoena Dasuki to Testify for Metuh

The Streetjournal - ‎1 hour ago‎
On February 23, a Federal High Court, Abuja, will decide whether to subpoena the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as a defence witness in the trial of the erstwhile National Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh.

IATA suspends Arik from airline's billing system

Daily Trust - ‎46 minutes ago‎
By Abdullateef Aliyu, Lagos | Publish Date: Feb 22 2017 8:06PMHowever, IATA clarified that the airline is still a member of the global body which is the clearing house for over 250 airlines.

Ethiopia: Premier Lays Baeker Integrated Agro-Industrial Park Cornerstone - ‎10 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn laid a cornerstone for Baeker Integrated Agro-Industrial Park yesterday in Humera, town of western Tigray State.

Trader's Hot Alert: Eyegate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYEG), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Benchmark Monitor - ‎5 hours ago‎
At the movement Eyegate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYEG) is under coverage by number of analysts. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Outperform and their mean rating for the stock is 2.00 on scale of 1-5.

How IoT is Creating Investment Opportunity in Healthcare

Barron's - ‎2 hours ago‎
Imagine a world where a sick child can “visit” a pediatrician from the comfort of their own bed, while their parent has the prescription filled without ever setting foot in a pharmacy.

It's Time To Manage Expectations A Bit With 'Horizon Zero Dawn'

Forbes - ‎3 hours ago‎
Over the past few days, Horizon Zero Dawn has been making headlines as a much-hyped game that actually lives up to expectations, at least according to critics.

'Star Wars': New Chewbacca Actor Honors Peter Mayhew After Taking on the Role

Hollywood Reporter - ‎20 hours ago‎
Finnish-born basketball player turned actor Joonas Suotamo will step into the role in the upcoming Han Solo stand-alone film. Time to re-meet the galaxy's favorite Wookie.

George Clooney opens up about becoming a first-time dad in his 50s

CNN - ‎Feb 21, 2017‎
(CNN) George Clooney is ready for his next challenge -- parenthood. The actor, 55, opened up for the first time since news broke that he and his wife, Amal Clooney, are having twins.

Canadians born in 2030 forecast to live 4 years longer than previous generation - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Canadians born in 2030 will live longer by a few years - to age 84 for a man and 87 for a woman - than the preceding generation, according to a U.K.

Sweden Suggests Taking Paid Sex Breaks At Work To Increase Wellness

Konbini US - ‎2 hours ago‎
Juggling growing workloads and a hot bae can be a stressful feat for many employees. Being sat at a desk all day can be mind-numbing, especially if you're horny.

20 Years After Dolly, the Cloned Sheep

U.S. News & World Report - ‎5 hours ago‎
In 1997, scientists announced they'd created a cloned healthy sheep. Now, the technique is being refined and applied to new challenges.

'Off-Label' Antidepressants Common, But Where's the Evidence?

U.S. News & World Report - ‎2 hours ago‎
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe antidepressants to tackle conditions like migraine headaches for which they aren't technically approved.