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5 militants among 10 killed in Somalia hotel attack

first_imgTwo MPs among those killed in Mogadishu hotel attack Photo Courtesy: Abdulaziz Billow – TwitterAt least ten people were killed on Tuesday in an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia.Police sources said the attack that lasted seven hours left at three civilians and two soldiers dead.The attack began when five heavily armed gunmen overpowered security guards and stormed the SYL hotel.The onslaught was claimed by al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabaab militant group.Police said 11 people, including two members of the country’s security forces, were injured.“The security forces have finally accomplished the operation they have been conducting in SYL hotel, the entire of the 5 attackers have been killed, (and) 5 people have been killed in the attack,” government spokesman Ismail Mukhtar tweeted early Wednesday.The SYL is close to the presidential palace in the capital and is popular with Somali lawmakers.Related Somalia confirms 20 militants killed in military base attackcenter_img US missionary among those killed in Burkina Faso hotel attacklast_img read more

September 26, 2020 0

South Africa invites couples for prison-themed wedding to mark Valentine’s Day

first_imgAfrica Rising Nelson Mandela’s prison cell at the maximum-security prison on Robben Island, which is an island in Table Bay, 6.9 km west of the coast of Cape, South Africa, and has been used for the isolation of mainly political prisoners. /Getty ImagesChoosing a wedding venue can be a tedious and mind-boggling affair. While many couples would opt for a beach-side or medieval themed-themed event, the South African government is giving the country’s couples a unique option; A prison-themed wedding.The country’s Department of Home Affairs has invited couples who would wish to tie the knot at the famous Robben Island Museum to register for a mass wedding ceremony on February 14, Valentine’s Day.The ministry said in a statement that it plans to host 20 couples at the former prison in a lavish one-of-a-kind ceremony to mark the start of their unions.“The Department of Home Affairs and the Robben Island Museum partner to make dreams come true for couples who want to get married in style at the former prison which, on the day, is transformed into a lavish wedding venue with an amazing ambiance. This year, plans are underway to host 20 couples in what will mark the 20th anniversary of the partnership and the wedding ceremony,” the statement read.The ministry has held the Robben Island mass wedding ceremony every year since 2000 on February 14 to mark the world’s day of love.Around 300 couples have tied the knot at the former prison grounds since the program started.The dog kennels on Robben Island, which is an island in Table Bay, 6.9 km west of the coast of Cape, South Africa, and has been used for the isolation of mainly political prisoners. /Getty ImagesRobben Island is well known for being a detention ground for political prisoners and freedom fighters during the apartheid era.South Africa’s founding father Nelson Mandela was imprisoned there for 18 of the 27 years he served behind bars before his rise to power. Two other former inmates of Robben Island also went ahead to be elected as President of South Africa; Kgalema Motlanthe and Jacob Zuma.Robben Island will this year be celebrating its 20th year as a world heritage site as declared by UNESCO.Related NGO hosts wedding celebrations for poor couples in Algeriacenter_img Talk Africa: Industrializing Africalast_img read more

September 26, 2020 0

Advanced Antenna Tuning Solutions to Optimize Efficiency and Performance

first_imgSkyworks Solutions has expanded their antenna tuning product portfolio with the addition of several new high performance solutions. Their latest antenna tuning offerings address the design challenges mobile device manufacturers face as smartphones become thinner, leverage revolutionary case materials and integrate more cellular bands. By optimizing radiated efficiency, these antenna aperture tuners enable higher data throughput and smaller footprints, minimizing dropped calls and improving the consumer experience.David Stasey, general manager and vice president of Diversified Analog Solutions at Skyworks said – Cellular band proliferation in smartphones increases complexity and requires highly sophisticated RF solutions. With this new suite of antenna tuners, Skyworks is enabling breakthrough front-end performance as well as size reductions and cost savings. About Skyworks’ Family of Antenna Tuning SolutionsThe new antenna tuning switches provide low Ron for higher efficiency, transfer more power to the antenna, offer low Coff to deliver accurate and consistent tuning results, enable high Vpeak for improved radiated spurious emission (RSE) performance and integrate GPIO-control for ease of use. To simplify the design process and accelerate time-to-market, they assist with antenna modeling, data simulation, design and layout optimization, and onsite support to help customers leverage these advanced antenna tuning products into their platforms. These products are shipped in a RoHS compliant plastic package with compact 10 pin 1.1 x 1.5 x 0.5 mm quad-flat no-leads (QFN). The common footprint of these devices allows customers to utilize one layout across multiple designs.  These new devices are available in the following configurations:SP2T – SKY19243-686LFSP3T – SKY19244-686LFSP4T – SKY19245-686LFlast_img read more

September 24, 2020 0

Laird to Exhibit Innovative Massive MIMO 5G Antenna Technology at MWC 2018

first_img Massive MIMO 5G antenna technology that represents a major advancement in connectivity that will reshape expectations for what antennas can achieve in a 5G world. New indoor CFD Ultra Low Profile Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Low Passive Intermodulation (PIM) antenna. Low-profile Phantom multiband antennas for vehicular and IoT applications Ultra-thin RFID antennas for rapid and accurate product tracking. Laird’s 60 Series 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n, 2×2 MU-MIMO + Bluetooth Series New Bluetooth v5 + 802.15.4 + NFC modules and adapters that provide for BLE Long Range and BLE mesh capabilities. The RG1xx series LoRaWAN/Wi-Fi/BT Gateway with Ethernet Laird announced that they will be showcasing several first-of-a-kind wireless connectivity solutions at the Mobile World Congress 2018. Some interesting technologies and products on display will be: Stop by the Laird booth at Mobile World Congress 2018 to see and learn how Laird Connectivity Solutions can support your mission critical cellular, IoT and embedded wireless connectivity applications.last_img read more

September 24, 2020 0

BREAKING NEWS : Styles Turns Heel Ruining Cena’s return!

first_img Vince McKee BREAKING NEWS – AJ Styles has turned heel, joining the Bullet Club in a surprise attack beat down of the returning John Cena tonight on RAW. After a surreal moment on Raw that saw Cena and Styles stand in the ring for 5 plus minutes as the fans went crazy without a word being said, the Bullett Club arrived and the mugging occurred.Does this mean Finn Balor is on the way next to complete the club?Each yeah the WWE has a hot summer angle, will this be it to go along with the brand split?Time will tell!You can follow Vince McKee on Twitter at VinceTheAuthor Related TopicsAJ StylesJohn CenaNWOlast_img read more

September 24, 2020 0

Merusak Screen Door di Stasiun Orchard, Pria Muda Didakwa Pengadilan Singapura

first_imgDilansir dari laman (19/6/2019), saat dipengadilan diketahui awal perusakan Azfar sedang berada di Stasiun MRT Orchard bersama rekan-rekannya pukul 06.00 pagi waktu Singapura pada 24 September 2018 lalu. Azfar bersama teman-temannya baru selesai shift sebagai asisten perjamuan paruh waktu di Orchard Hotel.Insiden ini terjadi saat Azfar dan seorang temannya bermain-main di peron dengan saling mendorong dan menarik. Kemudian saat kereta tiba, Azfar mencoba mengahalangi temannya masuk meski akhirnya berhasil naik.Setelah pintu kereta ditutup, screen door pun ikut menutup dan Azfar berlari ke arahnya kemudian melompat, menendang screen door secara paksa dengan kaki kanannya. Akhirnya setelah ditendang, screen door tersebut hancur.Jaksa Penuntut Umum Dwayne Lum mengatakan, Azfar kemudian langsung meningalkan stasiun dan naik taksi ke rumah. Tetapi saat penyelidikan dia teridentifikasi dan tertangkap oleh kamera pengawas di peron stasiun MRT.Pengadilan mendapat kabar bahwa Azfar belum melakukan pembayaran restitusi untuk perbaikan atas tindakan perusakan yang dilakukannya. Hakim distrik Eddy Tham bertanya pada Azfar, “Mengapa Anda melakukan hal bodoh seperti itu?”Azfar yang datang kepengadilan bersama sang ibu hanya bergumam yang tidak terdengar sebagai jawaban.“Apakah kamu mabuk?” tanya Hakim pengadilan.“Tidak,” jawab Azfar.“Apa yang akan kamu lakukan terhadap kerusakan yang disebabkannya? Itu bukan hal yang murah. Kerusakan yang disebabkan lebih dari S$3.000,” lanjut hakim.Baca juga: Akibat Iseng di Platform Screen Doors, Kereta Bawah Tanah Jepang Terlambat 1 MenitDia meminta laporan percobaan dan menunda hukuman 17 Juli. Hukuman karena melakukan tindakan kerusakan yang menyebabkan kerugian atau kerusakan sebesar S$ 500 atau lebih adalah hukuman penjara maksimum dua tahun, denda atau keduanya.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… Related Merusak fasilitas umum bukanlah hal yang baik, biasanya akan terkena hukuman dengan pasal-pasal dari undang-undang yang berlaku. Seroang pria muda bernama Mohamad Adib Azfar melakukan perusakan dengan menendang dan menghancurkan screen door di MRT Orchard hingga akhirnya didakwa di pengadilan.Baca juga: Platform Screen Doors Alami Kendala, Penumpang MRT Singapura Terjebak Delay Dua Jam!Padahal screen door tersebut masuk dalam aset Otoritas Transportasi Darat Singapura dan harus diperbaiki dengan dana yang dikeluarkan seharga S$3061. Karena perusakan ini, Azfar harus duduk dipersidangan untuk mengakui kesalahannya tersebut.last_img read more

September 23, 2020 0

Transfer: Another midfielder leaves Arsenal to join Ligue 1 club

first_imgArsenal midfielder, Jeff Reine-Adelaide has joined French Ligue 1 side, Angers on a permanent deal.The 20-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at Angers.Reine-Adelaide has now left the Emirates for good.The midfielder made a total of eight senior appearances for the Gunners during his time at the North London club.His move to the French topflight league will be the second time this summer a midfielder has left Arsenal after Jack Wilshere left the Gunners to join West Ham earlier this month.A statement on the Arsenal’s website reads: “We would like to wish Jeff all the best for the future.”last_img read more

September 23, 2020 0

Board Of Fish To Begin Deliberations Today (Monday)

first_imgFacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Alaska Board of Fisheries will begin its deliberations on Upper Cook Inlet Finfish issues today (Monday) at 8:30am, after conducting committee work and taking public testimony over the weekend. Group 2 was chaired by Kodiak’s Sue Jeffrey and includes proposals focused on Kenai River Late-Run King Salmon Management Plan. To listen to the Board meetings live, follow this link. Public testimony was taken from Thursday through Saturday, with divides apparent between Cook Inlet and Mat-Su Valley fishermen. The Board started committee work on Group 1 and Group 2 proposals Sunday. The Board plans to deliberate on those proposals today. Committee work on Kasilof management plans will be picked up on Tuesday, as part of Group 3. Group 1 was chaired by Soldotna’s Robert Ruffner and focuses on the Kenai River Late-Run Sockeye Salmon Management Plan and Upper Subdistrict Set Gillnet Fishery. Major topics of concern for central Kenai Peninsula fishermen include: proposals to expand the time and/or area of the annual Kenai River dipnet fishery, proposals to adjust or eliminate the Optimal Escapement Goal for Kenai River sockeye, and requests from drifters to eliminate the ‘corridor’ and ‘1% rule’ restrictions.last_img read more

September 21, 2020 0

Rebels face Kansas State, MSU not in Big 12/SEC Challenge

first_imgSEC/Big 12 ChallengeSEC/Big 12 ChallengeFor the second time in three seasons, Ole Miss basketball will travel to Kansas State as a part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.For the second straight season, Mississippi State won’t play in the event.The Bulldogs will, however, participate in the Puerto Rico Tip-off next season — joining Butler, Miami, Temple, Texas Tech, Utah, Minnesota and Missouri State on Nov. 19, 20 and 22.During the first two years of the Big12/SEC Challenge, games were played over several days in November and December. The format has changed in 2016.All games will be played on Jan. 30. The four SEC teams not participating, such as MSU, will play each other in conference games the same day.The 10 SEC teams participating in the 2016 Challenge will also play in the 2017 event.Ole Miss and Kansas State faced off in the inaugural Big 12/SEC Challenge two years ago, with the Wildcats winning 61-58. Kansas State posted a 15-17 mark and an 8-10 record in the Big 12 last season.2016 Big 12/SEC Challenge: Texas Tech at ArkansasOklahoma State at AuburnWest Virginia at FloridaGeorgia at BaylorKentucky at KansasOklahoma at LSUOle Miss at Kansas StateTennessee at TCUIowa State at Texas A&MVanderbilt at Texaslast_img read more

September 20, 2020 0

Bills Spank Vikings 27-6

first_img Auto (360p) 360p 1/1 720p HD The Bills beat the Vikings 27-6 in a shocker at U.S. Bank Stadium Sunday. Buffalo scored early and often and led 27-0 at halftime. Minnesota didn’t score until the 4th quarter when Kirk Cousins connected with Kyle Rudolph on a 4-yard scoring strike.Rookie quarterback Josh Allen ran for 2 touchdowns and threw for 1 for Buffalo. 1080p HDcenter_img Kirk Cousins threw for 296 yards and 1 touchdown with 1 interception. Adam Thielen led the Vikings with 14 catches for 105 yards. Minnesota played with starting running back Dalvin Cook and Defensive End Everson Griffin. Both were missed. The Vikings ran for just 14 yards on 6 attempts.The Vikings are 1-1-1 and will play at 3-0 Los Angels against the Rams Thursday at 7:20, pregame on WJON at 6:30. Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Skip About Connatix V56892 About Connatix V56892last_img read more

September 19, 2020 0