14 Die In Chennai Hospital ICU Due To Power Failure In India’s Floods

Photo -People travel on aboat as they move to safer places through a flooded road in Chennai (Reuters) A massive row broke out at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday amid reports that 14 patients had died reportedly after heavy rain flooded the generator room and snapped oxygen supply to those on life support. Angry relatives thronged the MIOT hospital, accusing officials of negligence and hiding the news for several hours, though the state…

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2 Kombi Taxi Drivers Arrested For Attempting To Smuggle 24 Children & 10 Adults Zim To SA

2 Kombi Taxi Drivers Arrested For Attempting To Smuggle 24  Children & 10 Adults Zim To SA

SOUTH African police have arrested two taxi drivers in Limpopo for allegedly attempting to smuggle 24 children and 10 adults from Zimbabwe into South Africa.   “The two taxis were intercepted in an intelligence-driven operation after information was received that children – between the ages of five and 16 – and 10 adults would be transported illegally to Gauteng from Zimbabwe‚” said Hawks spokesman Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi.   The two suspected traffickers‚ aged 27 and…

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SOUTH AFRICA JUDGE,BLASTS MUGABE’S FORMER HELICOPTER PILOT ‘ROBERT MHLANGA’ OVER R100M DEAL

SOUTH AFRICA JUDGE,BLASTS MUGABE’S FORMER HELICOPTER PILOT ‘ROBERT MHLANGA’ OVER R100M DEAL

  DURBAN:The whereabouts of a Zimbabwean businessman, who was subpoenaed to give evidence in the Durban High Court in a case related to his purchase of North Coast properties, remained vague on Thursday, other than that he was “in Europe and the Middle East”. And suggestions that Robert Mhlanga – who is said to have strong ties with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe – would make himself available when it suited him were strongly rejected by…

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Harare Residents Trust Concerned With Rise In Criminal Activity

Harare Residents Trust Concerned With Rise In Criminal Activity

  Harare Residents Trust has expressed concerns over the alleged escalation of criminal activities with some culprits attacking residents and robbing them of their belongings. The trust said there has been an increase in crime of late hence a need for law enforcement agents to alleviate the problem. “Thieves are causing havoc in communities attacking residents and robbing them. The HRT urges the City fathers to provide tower lights and street lights in residential areas…

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Multinational Force ,Kills100 Fighters,Arrests 100& Frees 900Nigeria’s BokoHaram Hostages

photo-: theguardian YAOUNDE, Cameroon — A multinational force freed 900 hostages held by  Boko Haram extremists, killed more than 100 fighters and arrested 100 others last week, Cameroon’s government spokesman said Wednesday. Hostages from Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad were held in several camps and were being trained as suicide bombers, fighters and thieves, said Issa Tchiroma Bakary. Joint forces from Cameroon, Nigeria, Chad and Benin carried out the sweep Nov. 27 to Nov. 29, he…

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Breaking News: ‘ISIL Website Says Two Of Its Supporters Carried Out Carlifornia Shooting Attacks’

. Rescue crews tend to the injured in the intersection outside the Inland Regional Centre in San Bernardino  Photo: Reuters News reports on Al-jazeera, say that ISIL claims that two of its supporters are responsible for the Carlifonia shootings. Authorities are calling  for calm whilst establishing the real circumstances surrounding the attacks . Authorities are currently investigating the attacks as an act of terrorism.

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China Pledges US$60bn In Loans To African Countries

Xi Jinping (second from left) at the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Johannesburg. (DIRCO ZA) Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged US$60 billion to African countries for the next three years in loans and grants at the China-Africa Summit being held in South Africa. US$156 million was pledged for drought stricken countries in Africa for mitigation purposes. President Xi said the relationship between Africa and China is built on win-win basis, citing the construction of…

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‘President Xi Jinping Interests Are To Colonise Zimbabwe And Spread Chinese Empire From Cape To Cairo’-Biti

‘President Xi Jinping Interests Are To Colonise Zimbabwe And Spread Chinese Empire From Cape To Cairo’-Biti

FORMER Finance Minister Tendai Biti has blasted the recent visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, saying Chinese investment in Zimbabwe was akin to a second colonisation. Biti, who was treasury chief in the last coalition government, now leads the opposition Progressive Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking at a press conference held after the appointment of PDP’s national secretaries, Biti said Jinping’s visit was not different from the 1890’s Pioneer Column’s invasion of Zimbabwe. “This week’s visit…

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Pistorius Guilty Of Reeva Steenkamp’s Murder As Court Overturns Previous Conviction

Pistorius Guilty Of Reeva Steenkamp’s Murder As Court Overturns Previous Conviction

Athlete faces jail term of at least 15 years after supreme court of appeal in South Africa criticises his inconsistent testimony. South Africa’s supreme court of appeal has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, overturning a previous conviction for culpable homicide. The court has ordered the original trial judge in Pretoria to impose a harsher sentence. No date has been set for this hearing. The minimum sentence for murder is 15…

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Chinese President Xi Jinping In South Africa To Boost China-Africa Cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here Wednesday for his second visit to the “rainbow nation” since becoming China’s head of state. Besides meeting with South African leaders in an effort to strengthen bilateral ties, Xi will also co-chair with his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, a summit on China-Africa cooperation in Johannesburg. The South African side gave Xi a grand welcoming ceremony on Wednesday, during which a 21-gun salute was sounded and the two presidents…

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