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Saturday, May 5th, 2018


PAKISTAN: Coal mine blast kills 16

Coalmine blast kills 16 in southwest Pakistan – officials QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) – At least 16 miners died on Saturday and more than a dozen others remained trapped after an explosion in a coalmine in southwest Pakistan, officials said. The blast in the Marwar coalfields in Baluchistan province was caused by a build-up of methane gas inside the mine, Director of Disaster Management Attaullah Khan said. “We have retrieved 11 bodies”, Khan said, adding five others were still in the mine. Efforts to rescue the trapped miners were under way,Read More

TRUMP: France outraged after US leader mimics Paris attackers – VIDEO

BBC – Media captionTrump mimicks Paris attackers killing victims to underline support for gun ownership US President Donald Trump has outraged French opinion by suggesting the 2015 attacks on Paris could have been stopped by giving people guns. He mimicked gunmen summoning and shooting victims one by one, saying “Boom! Come over here!” and using his hand to imitate a gun being fired. In reality, the attackers sprayed many of their 130 victims with semi-automatic fire and set off bomb belts. The French foreign ministry called for the victims’ memoryRead More

SOCCER: Meanwhile, what else happened today?

BBC – Premier League results: Stoke relegated, West Brom still alive, Swansea lose West Ham’s safety was confirmed by Southampton failing to beat Everton Stoke were relegated on the penultimate weekend of the Premier League season, with two of West Brom, Swansea, Southampton and Huddersfield to join them. Stoke’s demise was confirmed in the early kick-off as they surrendered the lead to lose 2-1 to Crystal Palace. But Jake Livermore’s dramatic late winner for West Brom against Tottenham ensured the Baggies stayed alive with a 1-0 win. Despite that theyRead More

Liked on YouTube: Glory Glory Man United (Officiel Anthem)

Glory Glory Man United (Officiel Anthem) Video of the official Manchester United anthem Lyrics: Glory glory Man united, Glory glory Man united, Glory glory Man united, As the reds go marching on on on! Just like the busby babes in days gone by, We’ll keep the red flags flying high, Your gonna see us all from far and wide, Your gonna hear the masses sing with pride. United, Man united, We’re the boys in red and we’re on our way to Wembley! Wembley, Wembley, We’re the famous Man united andRead More

BUSINESS: China’s top oil company Sinopec cuts Saudi crude imports

© Jean-Paul Pelissier / Reuters RT – China’s Sinopec will cut its June imports of crude from Saudi Arabia by 40 percent for the second month in a row because of unjustified high prices, an official from the top Asian refiner, Unipec, told Reuters. Saudi Arabia raised the price for its Arab Light to a four-year high, and according to the Unipec official, the grade is now considerably overvalued compared to other Middle Eastern crudes. Russia cements position as China’s largest oil supplier Last month, a Unipec official told Reuters,Read More

MANCHESTER UNITED: Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage

  Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is regarded as the greatest manager of the Premier League era. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage• Former Manchester United manager in intensive care• Darren Ferguson missed Doncaster’s final game of season on Saturday THE GUARDIAN – Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. The former Manchester United manager, 76, was taken to hospital on Saturday morning. Manchester United said in a statement: “Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today forRead More

CONGO: Never mind OPEC, Republic of Congo has oil!

Republic of Congo and OPEC: A marriage of mutual convenience From AFRICAN BUSINESS MAGAZINE The Republic of the Congo has suffered dearly during the oil collapse, and Congolese President Denis Nguesso has pledged that the country will no longer endure the effects of global decision-making in the oil industry without a voice. In an official communiqué announcing the bid for OPEC membership, he stated that he wished to “place our country in the rank of the world’s leaders.” In January, officials from the Republic of Congo announced the country’s application forRead More

UGANDA: Dear graduating students….

So you are graduating with a GPA of 4.5. You are likely proud that you got Upper class of First. Or upper of second. Unfortunately, I do not know what a 4.5 GPA from Makerere means. Neither do I know what first or second means. Before you arrongantily praise yourself for your grades, know that you face unemployment of 95%. Some 92% of all graduates from your excellent universities do not secure a job for 7 years. In other countries which are not SHITHOLE, employers come to campus and recruitRead More

Liked on YouTube: Mbilia Bel – Nakeyi Naïrobi (Clip Officiel)

Mbilia Bel – Nakeyi Naïrobi (Clip Officiel) REGARDEZ tous les clips de Mbilia Bel : REGARDEZ / ÉCOUTEZ / TÉLÉCHARGEZ l’album “Bel Canto” : ▷ Abonnez-vous à Syllart Records : ✔ Likez #Syllart sur FACEBOOK – via YouTube —— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: May 05, 2018 at 12:18PM

KENYA: What climate change? Grow fish if it is raining too much – VIDEO

ITUGURURU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kenya’s often parched Tharaka Nithi County might seem an unlikely place to take up fish farming. But farmer James Muchangi thinks tilapia and catfish might be his crop of the future as climate change brings more unpredictable weather and worsening crop failures. After a bit of research, “I realized that one can actually rear fish in dry desert regions by investing in raised ponds, which I also realized don’t require much space,” said the farmer. He now has 400 fish in four pounds onRead More