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Oct 8, 2013

African billionaires list is growing

By in Africa, Business, World No comments

The list of African billionaires have increased from 16 to 55 according to a report by Ventures magazine on Monday, October 7, 2013. Nigerian Aliko Dangote is the top African billionaire in the Ventures list. A research conducted by Ventures indicate that out of the 55 new billionaires, 20 are Nigerians, South Africa has nine […]


Apr 3, 2012

Kony 2012: Invisible Children Set to Release Kony 2012 Part 2 Video

Kony 2012: Invisible Children Set to Release Kony 2012 Part 2 Video
By in Africa, Announcement, Internet, United States No comments

Invisible Children, a non-profit organization will release on April 3, Part 2 of the Kony 2012 video, according to international news sites, April 2, 2012. The first Kony 2012 video became viral at YouTube with a record-breaking 86,655,309 views within less than a month of posting; the video was uploaded last March 5, 2012.


Oct 13, 2011

BlackBerry outage problems hit 4 continents, spread across US and North America

BlackBerry outage problems hit 4 continents, spread across US and North America
By in Africa, Europe, Internet, Middle East, North America, Smartphone, Technology, United States, World 2 comments

Updated: October 13, 2011 12:45 p.m. Read BlackBerry outage problems update: Email services, BBM traffic online now running, RIM says The ongoing BlackBerry outage problems have already hit 4 continents as of Wednesday, October 12 and has spread across the US and North America, which started last Monday in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. […]


Oct 11, 2011

BlackBerry outage in Europe, Middle East and Africa continues on second day, email services restored

BlackBerry outage in Europe, Middle East and Africa continues on second day, email services restored
By in Africa, Europe, Internet, Middle East, Smartphone, Technology, World 1 comment

Updated: October 13, 2011 12:55 a.m. Read BlackBerry outage problems hit 4 continents, spread across US and North America The BlackBerry outage across Europe, Middle East and Africa continues on its second day, with Research In Motion (RIM) noting that email services have been restored. BlackBerry smartphones Image Credit: BlackBerry.com As noted at British news […]


Sep 24, 2011

UARS update: NASA falling satellite enters Earth over Canada, Africa, and Pacific Ocean

UARS update: NASA falling satellite enters Earth over Canada, Africa, and Pacific Ocean
By in Africa, Astronomy, Australia, North America, Science, World 3 comments

The Upper Atmosphere Research (UARS), NASA‘s falling satellite, has entered back to Earth but the exact re-entry time and location were not specifically known. NASA’s Upper Atmosphere Research (UARS) (Artist’s concept) Image Credit: NASA.gov As noted by NASA on its official website on Saturday, September 24, 2011, UARS entered Earth between 11:23 p.m. EDT Friday, […]


Sep 24, 2011

UARS falling time revealed, NASA satellite may fall in Canada, Africa, Australia or in big oceans

UARS falling time NASA satellite
By in Astronomy, Australia, North America, Science, United States, World 2 comments

Updated: September 24, 2011 4:38 p.m. Read UARS update: NASA falling satellite enters Earth over Canada, Africa, and Pacific Ocean The Upper Atmosphere Research (UARS), NASA’s falling satellite, which is currently approaching Earth, with its estimated falling time now revealed as well as where it could possibly fall. NASA’s Upper Atmosphere Research (UARS) (Click Image […]


Jul 9, 2011

South Sudan now a republic country, celebrates after winning independence

South Sudan now a republic country, celebrates after winning independence
By in Africa, International, Politics, World 1 comment

Updated: July 11, 2011 11:35 p.m. Read South Sudan has now a Vice President, new currency to be released soon South Sudan is now a republic country, starting Saturday, July 9, 2011, with thousands of people celebrating on the streets after they won their independence. A welcome sign in Juba, celebrating South Sudan independence Image […]


Jun 16, 2011

Lunar Eclipse 2011: Spectators across the world were amazed (Photos)

Lunar Eclipse 2011: Spectators across the world were amazed (Photos)
By in Amazing, Astronomy, Internet, Science, World No comments

On June 15, 2011, the moon turned into a blood-red shade as it entered the earth’s shadow while numerous spectators around the world were amazed to witness the most beautiful lunar eclipse in 11 years, as reported by various news sites, June 16, 2011. As reports further reveal, Google and Slooh, the sky watching website, […]


Dec 28, 2010

Madonna Plays Santa to Malawi Orphans in Africa

Madonna Plays Santa to Malawi Orphans in Africa
By in Entertainment, Holidays, Music No comments

Madonna plays Santa to Malawi orphans this Christmas, entertainment news reported, December 27, 2010. The famous singer instructed the director of the orphanage to invite as many villagers as she can for the Christmas party.