Dozens missing as landslide hits northern region of Myanmar

Rescuers were searching through mud and rubble on Saturday after a new landslide buried workers — possibly dozens — in a remote jade mining region in northern Myanmar, the second such incident in just over a month. The landslide took place on Friday afternoon in Hpakant, Kachin State, the war-torn area that is the epicentre… Read More Dozens missing as landslide hits northern region of Myanmar

Petrol price will reduce to N85/litre from January 1st- FG

The Federal Government would on January 1, 2016 reduce the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, to N85 per litre. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, who broke the news to journalists,during a tour of the Port Harcourt refinery on Christmas Day said that the Federal government is working to reduce… Read More Petrol price will reduce to N85/litre from January 1st- FG

New Music: Dj Chamberlain(@official_umuafrika) — Best Naija Mix 2015 (MIXTAPE)

Da wise promotion is one of the leading Afrikan promoter of this century having dropped Many Mix this year Now wanna make His Fan Dance unstoppable this Xmas period. You gonna enjoy it.   Best Naija Mix 2015, this mix is 100% party mix hosted by Naija baddest desk jockey repping 042 ___ DJ CHAMBERLAIN… Read More New Music: Dj Chamberlain(@official_umuafrika) — Best Naija Mix 2015 (MIXTAPE)

Black Xmas: Several homes razed by fire in Australia

A Christmas Day bushfire in Australia has destroyed at least 103 homes in Victoria state, officials said. Hundreds of firefighters battled the blaze along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria’s south-west on Friday. A change to cooler weather and rain has greatly reduced the threat, but some emergency warnings remain in place. No injuries or… Read More Black Xmas: Several homes razed by fire in Australia

Rebel group chiefs killed in airstrike in Syria

The commander of rebel group, Jaysh al-Islam, one of the most effective rebel forces battling Syria’s government, has been killed in an air strike, a monitoring group and Syrian state media reported on Friday. Zahran Alloush, general commander of Jaysh al-Islam, was killed in eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, his rebels group confirmed. The… Read More Rebel group chiefs killed in airstrike in Syria

Powerful earthquake hits northern Afghanistan

A powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan, with tremors felt as far away as India. There were records of injuries in various localities of Peshawar, Pakistan, about 200 miles from the quake epicenter, according to Peshawar District Officer Muhmand Asim Khan and other officials. The epicenter is in Afghanistan’s Ishkashim district, a mountainous area… Read More Powerful earthquake hits northern Afghanistan

Black Xmas: 24 dead, several injured in fatal bus crash in northern Afghanistan

At least 24 people were killed when a passenger bus plunged into a ravine after a head-on collision with a truck in northern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday, in the latest deadly road accident. Women and children were among those killed in the accident on Thursday on a major highway in Samangan province. “The crash… Read More Black Xmas: 24 dead, several injured in fatal bus crash in northern Afghanistan