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Obama Assures Orlando Gay Community They “Are not Alone”

By Correspondent , 15 , Jun 2016


US President Barack Obama on Tuesday voiced solidarity with the LGBT community after the shooting rampage at an Orlando gay nightclub, calling the gunman an "angry, disturbed, unstable young man .. Read More →

Billionnnaire Rebrab`s Media Purchase Halted By Algerian Court

By Correspondent , 15 , Jun 2016


Algiers - An Algerian court on Wednesday halted a bid by billionaire Issad Rebrab, the country's richest entrepreneur, to buy a media group that has been critical of President Abdelaziz .. Read More →

Commissioners Warned as Police Aim to Reduce Crime by 3%

By Mumera Wisdom , 15 , Jun 2016


  Harare, Zimbabwe (News of the South)-The Zimbabwe Republic Police aims to reduce crime by 3% by the end of 2016 and will offload any senior officers who seem to .. Read More →

Tsitsi Sekeramayi Castigates Zimbabweans For Poor Handling Of US Dollar

By Mumera Wisdom , 14 , Jun 2016


By Wisdom Mumera. Harare, Zimbabwe (News of the South)-Zimbabwe Defence minister Sydney Sekeramayi’s wife, Tsitsi Sekeramayi, has castigated Zimbabweans for their poor handling of the US currency since its inception .. Read More →

University Concludes Research in Crop Preservation with Dire Results

By Mumera Wisdom , 11 , Jun 2016


Harare, Zimbabwe (News of the South)-The University of Zimbabwe has finished its two year research project into post-harvest management, concluding the EU funded initiative with the unveiling of results in .. Read More →

Sickle Cell Research Medical Doctor Anya Mclaren Receives Award

By Correspondent , 10 , Jun 2016


A JAMAICAN medical practitioner based in Toronto, Dr Anya McLaren, has received the prestigious Paediatrics Scientific Abstract Award from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) for her groundbreaking research in sickle .. Read More →

Racist Facebook Rant Lands South African Woman $10 000 Fine

By Correspondent , 10 , Jun 2016


Johannesburg - A South African court Friday fined a white estate agent $10,000 for comparing black beachgoers to monkeys in a Facebook post that sparked outrage over racist attitudes more .. Read More →

No Casualties As Lagos Floating School Collapses In Heavy Rain

By Correspondent , 10 , Jun 2016


Lagos, Nigeria. - A landmark floating school that provided classes to children on a lagoon in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos, has collapsed during heavy rains, its headteacher said on Thursday. .. Read More →

Abuja Announced As Host Of 2016 African Achievers Awards As Nominations Open

By Prince Akpah , 09 , Jun 2016


By Prince Akpah. Abuja, Nigeria. (News Of The South) - Recognised as the most prestigious honour for industrious African Achievers and Visionaries hosted for the past five years, Nigeria's Capital, .. Read More →

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