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  1. Rotana progresses 2020 vision with 14 openings in the year aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC., one of the leading hospitality management groups in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, is set to continue its ambitious expansion with the opening of 14 properties before the end of 2016. With flourishing development being made in its growth strategy, Rotana is further strengthening its presence in Turkey and Bahrain, whilst 2016 will also see the opening of the group's first property in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, marking Rotana's increasing footprint in Africa.


  2. John L. Allen Jr. | All Things Catholic Pope Francis reveres the wisdom of the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Historically speaking, Christians always have been obsessed with debating the proper sources of teaching authority. One of the towering issues in the Protestant Reformation, for instance, was whether the Bible alone or also church authority can claim to provide binding truth about God's will.


  3. Rugby friends pay tribute to All Blacks legend Jonah LomuRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    The situation looked grim for the Waikato Chiefs, and their coach was about to give them a blast at half-time. It was April 10, 1999, round seven of the Super 12 rugby season and the Chiefs were trailing the ACT Brumbies in Canberra.


  4. .com | DA: Handbook will benefit Zuma's 'cronies'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News24

    Durban The Presidential Handbook does nothing more than hand President Jacob Zuma 's cronies a blank cheque, the Democratic Alliance Shadow Minister in the Presidency said on Saturday. The document provides guidelines for the administrative, logistical, security and general support services to be rendered by the state to the president, his or her spouse and dependent children, and the deputy president and his or her spouse.


  5. In an unlikely place, life has been percolatingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    First there was the microbe that scientists called "The Bold Traveler," found living in lightless solitude more than two miles down a South African gold mine. Nothing alive had ever been found in rock fractures at that depth before.


  6. Lions star Jamie Roberts embracing student life at Cambridge of...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Jamie Roberts may be one of the most decorated Wales internationals of all time but he will find out his Varsity match selection fate on Sunday morning in precisely the same way as his fellow student hopefuls. In keeping with a tradition dating back to 1872, this most modern of professional rugby players - currently studying part-time for a Masters degree in medical science at Queens' College - will discover if his dream of winning a Cambridge Blue will come true when club captain Don Stevens climbs off his bicycle and knocks on his hall of residence door at the crack of dawn.


  7. United Kingdom and the Politics of Immigration - The Nigerian plight (Pictorial)Clive AkinsolaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Nigeriaworld

    Through this experience some seek to better their lot through education, work, business and leisure. Most times, it may require overstaying their legal authority to stay in their host country which is usually referred to as a visa, before they could actualize their struggle.


  8. From Onset to the state department: Eleanor Lopes Akahloun tells her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    A family vacation to northern New England ignited a spark in one little Onset child more than 60 years ago that led to life of adventure, travel and a rewarding 43-year career as an employee of the State Department stationed in embassies across the globe. Eleanor “Penny” Lopes Akahloun chronicles her colorful life in a new book entitled “The Magic of Dreams: An American Diplomat's Journey” that she wrote to encourage and motivate people of all ages to achieve their full potential.


  9. Romance on the bread round: when German and Italian POWs worked on...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bridgwater Mercury

    The memories of readers from the dark days of World War II have been sparked by the recent stories of readers in this newspaper. In particular the memories of Italian prisoners of war who settled in Somerset after the conflict have been sent in.


  10. Pope's 'sweet, easy' corruption warning finds audience in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    Pope Francis celebrated his first mass on African soil this week and despite the cold - well, cold by Nairobi standards - and the driving rain, the faithful came. At every event, Kenyans have listened to the Pope speak about important subjects like the radicalisation of young people, tribalism, climate change and the issue I think is the most important of all: corruption.


  11. Lantek Enters Collaboration with VanadRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | F&M Magazine

    Lantek Expert CAD/CAM nesting software is now offered on Kompakt Light plasma cutters, Bluester automatic plasma 3D cutting systems, Suprema cutting systems and Kompakt fiber lasers. Lantek Systems Ltd. , a global leader in CAD/CAM for sheet metal applications, is further pursuing a policy of increasing its export market by signing a worldwide collaboration agreement with Vanad 2000 a.s. , which manufactures fiber laser, oxy-fuel and plasma cutting machines at its headquarters in the Czech Republic.


  12. Pope Francis honors Ugandan martyrsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The China Post

    NAMUGONGO, Uganda -- Vast crowds of Ugandans greeted Pope Francis on Saturday as he honored Christians martyred for the faith on the second leg of a landmark trip to Africa, which he dubbed "the continent of hope." The 78-year-old pontiff received a rapturous welcome as he arrived at a shrine to the martyrs at Namugongo, just outside the capital Kampala, where some 45 Christians were executed in 1886 for refusing to recant their faith.


  13. Oprah Winfrey takes African students to see 'The Color Purple'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Oprah Winfrey made sure 20 top students at her all-girls school in South Africa had an American Thanksgiving to remember by taking them to a Broadway show. The girls from the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls were visiting New York when their mentor decided to treat them to a night at the theater Wednesday.


  14. A stay at Richard Branson's luxury retreat Kasbah Tamadot in the Atlas Mountains, MoroccoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    The torrential rain starts pounding down just minutes before I arrive at Kasbah Tamadot, Sir Richard Branson's luxury retreat in Morocco's Atlas Mountains. Not exactly the way this moment had played out in my head as I'd dreamt of it over the past five years, but our driver Mouhssine, clocking my panicked expression in the rearview mirror, says, "the rain will definitely stop in a few minutes because it never rains here at this time of year".


  15. South African rival to Netflix to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    Naspers, Africa's biggest company by market value, is planning to expand ShowMax, its video-streaming competitor to Netflix, into three new continents next year while Samsung Electronics has agreed to include the service on its smart TVs, according to a person familiar with the matter. The company will target more than 15 million customers outside its home market of South Africa, providing content across Europe, North America and Australasia, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the plans are private.


  16. It's Tinkler's time to twinkle...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago |

    Let's cut Eric Tinkler some slack. No one would have been more disappointed than the Orlando Pirates coach when the scoreboard read 1-1 at the end of his side's first-leg CAF Confederation Cup final against Etoile du Sahel in Soweto a week ago.


  17. Nat Geo Wild's 'Big Cat Week' includes live African safarisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Newsday

    This 2015 photo provided by Nat Geo Wild shows a cheetah during "Big Cat Games" in Busch Gardens Tampa. From extreme speed to bone crushing bites, Big Cats are some of the most impressive predators on the planet.


  18. City Guide: Gran CanariaRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Xtra!

    Gran Canaria is the most gay-friendly destination in the Canary Islands, an archipelago situated just 200 kilometres off the northwest coast of Africa that for decades has been a favourite destination for Europeans in search of sunshine. In addition to fine beaches, the islands have a fascinating history to explore and plenty of relaxed revelry to enjoy, all with Spanish flair.


  19. Helen Mead: I'm keeping alive the lost art of postcard sending despite a setbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Chorley Citizen

    In my youth, I would send a whole stack to family and friends, carefully choosing them according to my parents' postcard-buying guidelines: never a card with more than one view, always an interesting scene that prompts the receiver to take more than just a glance. Growing up, I used to love receiving postcards, and would look for hours at images of places like New York or Paris, scrutinising the street scene.


  20. Handbook paves way for 'Nkandla Air'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    Cape Town The presidential handbook released on Friday, in accordance with a high court order, has clearly been recently written with "supporting Zuma's lifestyle in mind", the Democratic Alliance said on Saturday. The handbook did nothing more than hand Zuma's cronies a blank cheque, setting out to minimise presidential accountability while maximising the potential for lavish and extravagant spending, DA spokesman Sej Motau said.