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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 75

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 45

November 1, 2017 3:44 PM Six women accuse filmmaker Brett Ratner of sexual harassment or misconduct

Natasha Henstridge was watching a movie on Brett Ratner’s couch when she fell asleep. She was a 19-year-old fashion model; he was an up-and-coming music video director in his early 20s. They had been hanging out in front of the TV with friends at his New York apartment. But when Henstridge woke up, the others had left. She was alone with Ratner. She got up to leave 2

November 1, 2017 6:50 AM Uganda: Numerous Prospects Awaiting Museveni in Retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 30

November 1, 2017 5:53 AM Numerous prospects awaiting Museveni in retirement

When President Museveni completes his term in 2021, he will have served our nation for 35 years as a head of state and almost 55 years as a freedom fighter. He will have amassed immensurable governance experience, probably more than seven US presidents combined. Unlike millions of people who shiver at the thought of retirement, there are numerous safeguards 59

October 31, 2017 7:00 PM 'PUBG' set to release on Xbox One in December

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is coming to the Xbox One on Dec. 12 through Xbox's Game Preview program, expanding the wildly popular game's audience beyond just PC players. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) came out on Steam early access in March of this year and has seen regular updates with new and improved features, with an expected full release 32

October 31, 2017 7:39 AM Kenya’s Biggest Retailer to Enter Administration in Revival Plan

Nakumatt Holdings Ltd., East Africa’s largest retailer, is seeking a court order to enter administration as part of a plan to revive its debt-laden business. The Kenyan company will go to court on Nov. 8 for a hearing on the application, which proposes that “business-turnaround professional” Peter Kahi of PKF Consulting Ltd. be appointed as administrator 30

October 30, 2017 4:00 AM Kotolaname orphans need help

Kotolaname, categorised as a remote area, is located about 20 kilometres west of Molepolole. Most of its residents earn a living through government poverty alleviation programmes. In an interview with Maganu-Ugokwe, an advocate for children, senior citizens and underprivileged members of the community, said a substantial number of children in Kotolaname 3

October 29, 2017 10:39 AM WARNING Graphic Photos: Parents left horror-struck after their baby girl suffers extreme form of meningitis

Little Kia faces having one of her legs amputated and losing hearing and eyesight A tiny baby girl faces having one of her legs amputated on Monday after being struck down by an almost eradicated form of meningitis. Kia Gott has already had her right arm removed and medics fear she may end up losing all her limbs after contracting an extremely rare strain 1

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) 29