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November 2, 2017 4:00 PM New great ape species found, sparking fears for its survival

Researchers have identified a new species of orangutan in an isolated forest on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. Fewer than 800 individuals remain, and the construction of a dam and road threaten the prime habitat of the ape, which is distinguished from its cousins by, among other things, frizzier hair and a taste for caterpillars. "As a scientist 55

November 1, 2017 9:46 PM The Most Expensive Drug in the World Is About to Be Made Worthless by Gene Therapy

A drug approved last year to treat a rare, fatal genetic disorder called spinal muscular atrophy came with one of the world’s highest price tags: $750,000 per year for the first year, then hundreds of thousands of dollars every year for the rest of the child's life. However, soon that drug, called Spinraza, may also have a gene therapy rival, giving 30

November 1, 2017 7:41 PM Kevin Spacey, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Piven, Brett Ratner Accused of Sexual Misconduct

New sexual misconduct accusations have been leveled against several Hollywood A-listers as the fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to roil the film industry. Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman, "Entourage" star Jeremy Piven and "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner all face new accusations of sexual misconduct. Additionally, a second actor has come forward 13

November 1, 2017 5:59 PM Village Headman commits suicide

Police have confirmed the death of Kgosi Monametsi Montshioa of Mogwalale village near Goodhope whose body was found hanging from the rafters of his house yesterday (Tuesday). Speaking to The Voice about the headman’s apparent suicide, Superintendent Mogomotsi Kwapa of Goodhope Police said the deceased did not leave any suicide note. “His body was discovered 36

October 31, 2017 12:59 PM Does Apple iPhone X Face ID Have a Sunlight Problem?

The early reviews on the Apple iPhone X are in. And although many reviewers have been pleased with the device, some have wondered if there’s a quirk with the handset’s Face ID face scanner. Both Nilay Patel at The Verge and James Martin at CNET reported on Tuesday that when they used the iPhone in “bright sunlight,” the smartphone’s face scanner became 23

October 29, 2017 11:48 PM Division in Botswana opposition leads to new party

Tsholofelo Mathibedi and Fani Moses Factions in the Botswana Movement for Democracy have resulted in the formation of a new organisation, the Alliance for Progressives. (SABC) The once a united force, Botswana opposition is now fragmented, resulting in the formation of a new party. This is considered a serious knock in the oppositions' chances of ever ruling 42

October 29, 2017 7:06 AM Breast cancer: Exercise gives longevity, says Survivors

Some breast cancer survivors on Saturday said exercise and self-breast examination are critical in attaining healthy living and long life. Mrs Chioma Ikejiani, a Gender Activist with Jaytees Wellbeing, said this at a Cancer Awareness walk organised by Jaytees Clothes and Accessories in collaboration with Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN) 25

October 29, 2017 2:49 AM Donkey abattoir owner hits back

Bulawayo businessman Garrith Lumsden has been in the eye of a storm after his plans to set up a donkey abattoir in the city were made public. Animal rights groups have come out strongly against the project, saying it would see a spike in cases of donkey thefts and drive the animals into extinction. However, Lumsden (GL), who has been in the meat processing 23

October 28, 2017 12:57 PM Italian sent to jail for infecting 30 women with HIV

ROME - An Italian court has sentenced an HIV-positive man to 24 years in jail for intentionally infecting 30 women he had unprotected sex with over nearly 10 years. Under the pseudonym "Hearty Style", 33-year-old accountant Valentino Talluto seduced dozens of young women on social networks and internet dating sites, often dating several at a time. Rome prosecutors 27

October 27, 2017 8:34 PM HIV-positive Italian Valentino Talluto jailed for infecting 30 women

An Italian man has been jailed for 24 years after intentionally infecting 30 women with HIV. Valentino Talluto is said to have had unprotected sex with at least 53 women after his HIV diagnosis in 2006, the youngest of whom was 14 at the relationship's start. The accountant, using the pseudonym "Hearty Style", went on social networks and dating sites 2