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BMD has no autonomy over own constituencies - Boko - Mmegi Online

The Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) president, Duma Boko has said it is not automatic that the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) will field only its members in their 14 allocated constituencies. By, Staff Writer, Thu 18 Jan 2018, 13:00 pm (GMT ...and more »

Judge finds no harm police disciplinary process - Mmegi Online

FRANCISTOWN: A disciplinary hearing does not amount to a prosecution and an action for malicious prosecution cannot arise from a disciplinary hearing, said Justice Bashi Moesi recently. By, Lebogang Mosikare, Thu 18 Jan 2018, 13:00 pm (GMT +2). Tweet ...and more »

Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks traveling in Kazakhstan: Kazakh government - Reuters

ALMATY (Reuters) - A bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russia, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday. A view shows a burning bus on a route used by migrant workers heading ...

Trump's Fake News Awards blasted as 'terrifying' - Aljazeera.com

Donald Trump has unveiled the winners of his "Fake News Awards", escalating his attacks on some of the US' major media outlets. Members of the media, politicians and activists slammed the awards as "terrifying", "chilling" and "disgusting". The US ...

Saudi Arabia's forecasts too rosy for economists even with new handouts - gulfnews.com

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia's government expects record spending to deliver a strong economic rebound in 2018. Economists say it's too optimistic, with officials underestimating the impact of new taxes, subsidy cuts and oil prices. Even after King Salman ...

Zimbabwe elections in '4 to 5' months: president - Citizen

Zimbabwe will hold elections in four to five months, the country's new president has said, pointing to an earlier date than expected following the ousting of long-time ruler Robert Mugabe. President Emmerson Mnangagwa took office in November after a ...and more »

Jo Cox's sister reveals late MP experienced periods of loneliness - The Guardian

The public image projected by the late Labour MP Jo Cox was of a cheerfully confident and outgoing professional, so it is startling to hear her sister describe her as someone who struggled at times with profound loneliness. She experienced it first ...

What the 's**thole' debate gets wrong about Africa - Washington Post

Americans from across the political spectrum were quick to respond to President Trump's alleged reference last week to Haiti and nations in Africa as “shithole countries.” Democrats called it a new low, even after the president's long history of ...

iPhone users to be given option to turn off feature that slows down devices - The Guardian

Apple will give users the option to turn off a feature that temporarily slows down older iPhones in order to prevent unexpected shutdowns, chief executive Tim Cook has said. The new option is likely to arrive in March, as part of the next update to iOS ...

Nintendo Labo turns homemade models into interactive toys 'like cardboard Lego' - The Guardian

Nintendo has introduced a new product for its Switch games console: Nintendo Labo, an innovative augmented-reality game that turns cardboard models into fully functioning toys. Inside the Nintendo Labo box are 25 sheets of thick, brown, branded ...