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April 11, 2018

Algeria military plane crash: 257 dead near Algiers

An Algerian military plane has crashed near the capital killing 257 people on board, officials say. The aircraft came down shortly taking off from Boufarik military airport, west of Algiers, on Wednesday morning. READ MORE:…

US House Speaker Paul Ryan to quit in blow to Republicans

US House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan will not run for re-election this year, in a big blow to Republicans with mid-term elections looming. Congress’ most powerful lawmaker said he would not stand for another term in his…

Andre Ingram: LA Lakers player makes NBA debut aged 32

One minute you’re tutoring maths students, the next you’re playing for Los Angeles Lakers in front of Magic Johnson, Will Ferrell and Nicki Minaj. It’s fair to say it has been something of a whirlwind week for 32-year-old…

Call for funding for courts

(ZIZ News) — Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Dame Janice Pereira is challenging Caribbean governments to do more to fund courts across the region. During her address at the working session of the 16th Conference…

GGs and presidents talk climate change

(ZIZ News) — Climate change and the region’s response were among the topics discussed during the working sessions of the 16th Conference of Governors-General and President at the Marriott Resort this week. ZIZ News spoke with…