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Kenya's political opposition calls for boycott of Safaricom products

Kenya's political opposition calls for boycott of Safaricom products

The association however opened the door for dialogue with NASA in a bid to convince the opposition coalition to call off the boycott, but maintained that they will only do so from a business point of view. They have families to feed and children to educate. Safaricom has been accused of aiding in bungling the annulled August 8 presidential election in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, an allegation the firm has denied. Consulte Mais Informação

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Valerie Plante defeats Denis Coderre to become Montreal's first female mayor

Valerie Plante defeats Denis Coderre to become Montreal's first female mayor

Her campaign promises included improving public transit and lessening road congestion, as well as adding green spaces and social housing. "I'm going to build safer roads for pedestrians, seniors and cyclists". In his concession speech, Coderre announced he would be leaving municipal politics but said he remained proud of what he'd accomplished. "I'm leaving with my head high", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Newly discovered Sumatra orangutan species is already endangered

Newly discovered Sumatra orangutan species is already endangered

A study published Thursday in the journal Current Biology said there are no more than 800 of the primates, which researchers named Pongo tapanuliensis , making it the most endangered great ape species. "The Batang Toru orangutans appear to be direct descendants of the initial orangutans that had migrated from mainland Asia, and thus constitute the oldest evolutionary line within the genus Pongo", said Alexander Nater, also of the Unversity of Zurich. Consulte Mais Informação

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United States mission resumes processing visas on "limited basis"

Turkey and the US mutually suspended all non-immigrant visa services on October 8 after Turkey's arrest of a USA consulate employee escalated tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. The Turkish government also gave assurances that local staff members would not be detained or arrested "for performing their official duties" and that Washington would be given information in advance if Turkish officials intend to arrest local staff in the future. Consulte Mais Informação

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30 kids die in 48 hours at BRD Medical College

30 kids die in 48 hours at BRD Medical College

Earlier in August this year, 63 children including infants died within a span of 1 week due to short supply of oxygen. In addition to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) and Japanese encephalitis (JE), an east UP epidemic that breaks out each monsoon, the other leading causes of child deaths are malnutrition, diarrhoea, pneumonia, infections, cardiovascular complications and poor metabolic conditions. Consulte Mais Informação

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Police officer is stabbed in the back outside a college in Edinburgh

The incident took place at 9.10am on 6 November and the officer's condition is not believed to be critical, although he has been taken to hospital. A man has been detained in connection with the incident. "An officer in attendance sustained a non life-threatening injury to his back and has been taken by the Scottish Ambulance Service to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary". Consulte Mais Informação

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MMA fighter dies and is revived in cage

MMA fighter dies and is revived in cage

He later posted: "I died tonight in the cage". "I'm OK. Thanks everyone. They were able to resuscitate and stabilise CJ and took him to the hospital via ambulance where they determined he had suffered kidney failure". "I still plan on competing in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and BJJ superfights when I get better". For what it's worth, Hancock (2-2) made weight at 170.5 for his bout with Ontiveros, but has competed in amateur as high as 205 pounds. Consulte Mais Informação

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