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Black Mathematician who helped America to Space honoured

Black Mathematician who helped America to Space honoured Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician is one of the little-sung heroines of the American Space Programme, being coordinated by NASA. Johnson, who is 99 years old stepped out on Friday to be honoured by the agency, which fittingly named a computational centre after her. It was the second honour bestowed on...... more

Uber loses operation licence in London

Uber loses operation licence in London Taxi technology company Uber has lost its licence to operate in London effective September 30, London Transport regulator announced on Friday. The decision by London will affect over 40,000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app. The transport regulator said that Uber approach to transportation lacked corporate responsibility in...... more

40 million victims of modern slavery in 2016: report

40 million victims of modern slavery in 2016: report Forty million people around the world, mostly women and girls, were victims of modern slavery last year, according to a new report. The study by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), said that about 25 million people were...... more

Death tollin Mexico earthquake hits 217

Death tollin Mexico earthquake hits 217 Rescue workers searched Wednesday in Mexico City and nearby states in hopes of finding survivors of a magnitude 7.1 earthquake that has killed at least 217 people and collapsed dozens of buildings. Interior Minister Miguel Osorio Chong said Mexican armed forces and police will continue working until they exhaust all possibilities...... more

22 school children, 130 others die in Mexico earthquake

22 school children, 130 others die in Mexico earthquake A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake has killed at least 149 people, including 22 pupils from one school in central Mexico, according to officials. The tremor on Tuesday struck eight kilometres southeast of Atencingo in the central state of Puebla, some 120km from the capital, Mexico City, the US Geological Survey (USGS)...... more

Angry Trump threatens total destruction of North Korea

Angry Trump threatens total destruction of North Korea  Describing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as “Rocket Man” on a suicide mission, U.S. President Donald Trump used his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly to warn the Pyongyang regime that its current course could lead to total destruction. “North Korea’s reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic...... more

South Africa set to resume nuclear procurement process

South Africa set to resume nuclear procurement process SA could re-start a procurement process for its nuclear expansion project as soon as next month, but the government still has to determine the exact timing, the chairperson of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa) said on Friday. SA is planning to build several new nuclear reactors with a combined...... more

Second suspect in London bombing falls into police net

Second suspect in London bombing falls into police net British police say that they have arrested a second suspect in connection with the bombing of a subway train in London. The police said in a statement they arrested a 21-year-old man in the west London suburb of Hounslow, which is home to London’s Heathrow Airport, just before midnight Saturday. He...... more

Man bags death sentence over blasphemous WhatsApp message

Man bags death sentence over blasphemous WhatsApp message A Christian man has been sentenced to death on blasphemy charges by a court in eastern Pakistan after a close friend accused him of sharing anti-Islamic material, the defendant's lawyer said. Blasphemy is a criminal offence in Muslim-majority Pakistan, and insults against the Prophet Mohammad are punishable by death. Most cases...... more

Teen suspect arrested in London Underground attack

Teen suspect arrested in London Underground attack British police have made a “significant” arrest in the manhunt for suspects a day after the London Underground blast that injured more than two dozen people, authorities said. Police said that an 18-year-old man was arrested by Kent police in the port of Dover on the English Channel on Saturday. He...... more

Dubai plans world’s largest solar power plant

Dubai plans world’s largest solar power plant Dubai, with peerless monuments such as the world’s 7-star hotel and tallest building, is taking its record breaking obsession to solar power. The small state, that is a part of the United Arab Emirates will implement the world’s largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project valued at 14.2 billion dirham (3.87 billion...... more

Entire Philippine city police force fired over extra-judicial killings

Entire Philippine city police force fired over extra-judicial killings An entire city police force in the Philippines has been fired in metropolitan Manila after some of its members were suspected in the gruesome killings of three teenagers and others were seen on surveillance cameras robbing a house. The 1,200-strong Caloocan city police force will be relieved in batches and replaced,...... more

Ghana launches free high school education

Ghana launches free high school education Education at the secondary high school level is now free in Ghana. President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the launch of the program Tuesday, calling it a necessary investment in the nation’s future workforce. The response was enthusiastic, with parents and students forming long lines at public schools around Accra this week to...... more

US mulls military action against North Korea

US mulls military action against North Korea U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused North Korea on Friday of threatening the entire world, and President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said the administration is not ruling out a possible military action against the regime. The reactions came after North Korea fired a missile over Japan for the second...... more

Crocodile kills journalist

Crocodile kills journalist The remains of a young British journalist was discovered on Friday after a crocodile dragged him away close to a popular surfing spot in Sri Lanka. The journalist, Paul McClean, 24, who was with a group of friends, was dragged away on Thursday close to Arugam Bay, 400 kilometres south-east of...... more

Chef threatens to poison Trump

Chef threatens to poison Trump Anthony Bourdain, host of “Parts Unknown” on liberal CNN, has said that he would poison U.S. President Donald Trump if he was asked to cater a peace summit between the President and Kim Jong Un. Bourdain, a celebrity chef said he would serve Trump “Hemlock,” when he was asked by TMZ...... more

London train blast a terror incident — Police

London train blast a terror incident — Police An explosion on a London Underground train on Friday morning is being treated as a terrorist incident, British police said. The Metropolitan Police said emergency services were called to Parsons Green station in west London at 8.20 a.m. local time (0720GMT) following reports of a fire on a commuter train. A...... more

Teenage girl found dead in hotel freezer

Teenage girl found dead in hotel freezer The police in Chicago, USA, on Wednesday were investigating a Facebook Live video of a woman at a hotel party, hours before she was discovered dead inside a walk-in freezer – leaving her grieving mother confused about how her daughter ended up in a vacant area of the building without her...... more

Cholera epidemic kills over 500 in Congo

Cholera epidemic kills over 500 in Congo   More than 500 people have died so far in a cholera epidemic that is sweeping the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. Outbreaks of the water-borne disease occur regularly in Congo, mainly due to poor sanitation and a lack of access to clean drinking water. But...... more

New genetic discovery may eventually end premature birth

New genetic discovery may eventually end premature birth  Researchers have found genetic mutations that affect whether a woman is likely to have her baby early or carry it to full term. Even late preterm babies, those born between 34 and 36 weeks of gestation, are more likely to die or experience problems, even if they are the size and...... more

Janet Jackson weeps for hurricane victims

Janet Jackson weeps for hurricane victims Hip-Pop singer Janet Jackson broke down into tears while performing onstage Saturday night, hours after she visited people affected by Hurricane Harvey. The singer, who is on her “State of the World” tour, which stopped by Houston’s Toyota Center Saturday night, was singing her hit song “What About” from her 1997...... more

FBI probes Uber

FBI probes Uber The FBI is investigating Uber for using its software to potentially interfere with its competitors’ operations, the company confirmed Friday. The bureau is looking into an Uber initiative, called Hell in internal memos leaked earlier this year, that operated from 2014 to 2016. The scheme involved Uber workers opening fake accounts...... more

World famous PR firm collapses following accusations of stirring up racial hatred in South Africa

World famous PR firm collapses following accusations of stirring up racial hatred in South Africa Bell Pottinger’s Asian unit has said it will separate from its British parent, amid reports the public relations firm is nearing collapse. Bell Pottinger’s UK business is expected to go into administration as early as next week, the firm said. The Asian business will begin trading under a new name “in...... more

America’s most popular college entrance exam cancelled following leak

America’s most popular college entrance exam cancelled following leak  ACT Inc, the maker of the United States’ most popular college entrance exam, said on Thursday it has canceled the ACT exam scheduled for Saturday at some of its international test centres due to a breach of the test materials. ACT, which has been the target of widespread cheating at overseas...... more

Trump ends amnesty programme for 800,000 young immigrants

Trump ends amnesty programme for 800,000 young immigrants  The Trump administration on Tuesday formally announced the end of DACA -- a program that had protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The Department of Homeland Security will stop processing any new applications for the program as of Tuesday and rescinded the Obama...... more

Lesotho army commander shot dead by soldiers

Lesotho army commander shot dead by soldiers Lesotho’s army commander has been shot dead by rival military officers, according to the officials in the small southern African country. Defence Minister Sentje Lebona confirmed the death of Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso on Tuesday morning, The Associated Press news agency reported. He was shot at his home by a group...... more

US threatens devastating response if North Korea attacks first

US threatens devastating response if North Korea attacks first U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, echoing the warnings of President Donald Trump, said North Korea can expect a “massive military response” if it threatens the United States, the U.S. territory of Guam or America's allies. White House officials said the president emphasized the range of retaliatory measures available to the U.S.,...... more

South Africa: 11 officials suspended for corruption

South Africa: 11 officials suspended for corruption The City of Johannesburg has formally suspended 11 officials from the Revenue Shared Services Centre (RSSC) who were arrested on charges of fraud‚ theft and corruption last week. This comes after these officials attempted to return to work following their appearance at the Johannesburg Commercial Crimes Court on Monday‚ Joburg mayor...... more

Petrol shortage hits America, fuel prices go up

Petrol shortage hits America, fuel prices go up United States has been hit by petrol or gasoline shortage as the effect of Tropical Storm Harvey and the flood it brought to Texas and environ disrupted production on the Gulf Coast. Retail U.S. gasoline prices rose 2.8 percent from Friday to Saturday as refineries warned customers about the fuel-supply shortage....... more

Want to Intern at the White House? Here’s how to realise your dream

Want to Intern at the White House? Here’s how to realise your dream Have you ever thought of doing your internship at the White House, seat of power of the United States of America? It is actually possible, for the White House does accept interns, many of whom are deployed to the Office of Presidential Correspondence. Staff members in the Office of Presidential Correspondence...... more

 

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