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11 July 2018 8:38 PM Hurricane Chris strengthens on way to Newfoundland

Hurricane Chris strengthened on Wednesday off the US East Coast, with maximum winds of 155km/h (100 miles per hour), on an expected course towards Canada's Newfoundland province. The center of the storm is expected to pass near southeastern Newfoundland on Thursday, when it will likely become a strong post-tropical cyclone, said the National Hurricane 29

11 July 2018 7:02 PM Daily dose of national anthem in hospitals stuns Egyptians

A decision by Egypt's new health minister to have intercoms in state hospitals play the national anthem every morning, followed by a recitation of the Hippocratic oath, has set off a storm on social media across the country. The minister, Hala Zayed, insisted Tuesday's decision will help promote "patriotism and loyalty" of all hospital staff members 26

04 July 2018 2:09 PM Mpofu ponders next move after De Vos misses deadline to remove SARS inquiry blog post

A blog post by legal expert Pierre De Vos remained online on Wednesday afternoon despite advocate Dali Mpofu's request via Twitter, for it to be removed because it was, among other things, "possibly racist". "If you do not remove this article which I find defamatory, insulting & possibly racist from any public space in which you have published it plus any references 28

03 July 2018 9:52 AM OUCH! Twitter relentless in blasting Neymar

Cape Town - Brazil's Neymar is making a name for himself at the 2018 World Cup for the right and wrong reasons, and Twitter is playing its part. There is no denying the class of the 26-year-old, and he proved that again on Monday when he scored one and created one in his side's 2-0 last 16 win over Mexico. But, once again, Neymar made headlines for the wrong 23

29 May 2018 5:18 PM Storms, lightning kill at least 47 in India

Storms and lightning across a swathe of northern India have killed at least 47 people, officials said on Tuesday, the latest deaths from freak weather that has battered the country this month. Disaster management officials in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand states said a combined total of 47 people had died in overnight storms across the region 30

21 May 2018 5:59 PM At least 18 dead after cyclone hits Horn of Africa

Flooding and strong winds caused by a tropical cyclone left at least 18 people dead and thousands homeless across two countries in the Horn of Africa, an aid agency said on Monday. Cyclone Sagar formed last week in the Gulf of Aden off Yemen's coast and made landfall on Saturday in Djibouti and Somaliland, a breakaway state in northern Somalia where 27

07 May 2018 5:28 AM Park wins storm-shortened LPGA Texas Classic

Chicago - Reigning US Women's Open champion Park Sung-hyun of South Korea chipped in for birdie on the final hole Sunday to edge fast-closing Lindy Duncan and win the storm-shortened LPGA Texas Classic. Park fired a five-under par 66 to finish the 36-hole event at 11-under 131 at Old American Golf Club near Dallas for a one-stroke victory over American 26

02 May 2018 10:00 AM PICS: Kenya floods kill at least 100, displace over 200 000

At least 100 people have reportedly been killed, while over 200 000 have been displaced by four weeks of floods, landslides and heavy rains in Kenya. A relief organisation, Red Cross, said that the development was a humanitarian disaster, according to BBC. Red Cross said that there were fears about outbreaks of cholera and other waterborne diseases after 33

30 April 2018 3:59 PM Maimane's 'mini-Mandela' comment sparks social media uproar

DA leader Mmusi Mai­mane has landed himself in a social media storm after dropping a comment that people refer to him as a "mini-Mandela". He made this remark during a DA rally in Soshanguve in Pretoria on Freedom Day. Mai­mane said Nelson Mandela's vision of a united South Africa for all was espoused by the opposition DA, which he leads. "People phone 29

26 April 2018 5:00 PM This new self-directed video by Kali Uchis is a like a lush dream

New York – Fresh off her stellar performances during both weekends of Coachella 2018 Kali Uchis premiered a new, self-directed video on Wednesday. Entitled Get Up the video features Gotta Get Up and Body Language from her debut album Isolation. The album includes hits After The Storm featuring Tyler, The Creator and Bootsy Collins, Nuestro Planeta featuring 988