GENERAL NEWS

General News

Journalist Sofiene Chourabi and Photographer Nédhir Ktari He...

Journalist Sofiene Chourabi and photographer Neacutedhir Ktari, held hostages by a Libyan group near Ajdabiya, are “doing well,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday. Following the announcement of the abduction of two Tunisians last September 3 in the Libyan city of Brega, as they were doing a journalistic work in Libya without an...

TECHNOLOGY NEWS

Technology News

VTech Hospitality Partners with Excel Distribution as Stocki...

– Second such agreement covers Middle East HONG KONG, Sept. 17, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – VTech Telecommunications Limited (VTech), a wholly owned subsidiary of VTech Holdings Limited (HKSE: 303), and Dubai-based Excel Distribution FZC (Excel Distribution) today announced details of an exclusive distribution agreement for VTech’s growing range of hotel phone products. The agreement appoints […]

BUSINESS AND FINANCE NEWS

PRETORIA SAYS 300 SOUTH AFRICANS AT COLLAPSED NIGERIAN CHURCH

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 18— As many as 300 South Africans were visiting a Pentecostal church in Nigeria last week when a building in the compound collapsed, killing more than 60 people, and an unknown number are still unaccounted for, the government said on Wednesday. President Jacob Zuma said at least 67 [...]

MEDICAL AND HEALTH NEWS

United Arab Emirates Hosts Polio Eradication: A Call to Acti...

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of International Cooperation and Development is hosting a UN General Assembly side event in partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on Monday, September 22, entitled: “Polio Eradication: A Call to Action.” The master of ceremonies will be Dr. […]

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Entertainment News

EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Pirates feast on Half of a Yellow Sun

LAGOS: THE eagerly-anticipated blockbuster movie, Half of a Yellow Sun, has fallen victim to rampant piracy in the local film industry. Although not yet commercially approved for sale in Nigeria, pirates in Lagos are already selling copies of the $10 m...