Month: May 2021

Former South African apartheid regime’s police minister repents

Monday, September 4, 2006 Adriaan Vlok, the former South African apartheid regime’s police minister, went to Reverend and director-general Frank Chikane’s church in Soweto on Sunday, the 3rd of September to repent. This follows his recent apology on the 3rd of August, 2006, which was described by some as “a miracle” that has had global […]

Open source game developer Perttu Ahola talks about Minetest with Wikinews

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Recently, Finnish open-source video game developer Perttu Ahola discussed Minetest, his “longest ever project”, with Wikinews. Started in October 2010, Minetest was an attempt by Ahola to create a sandbox game similar to Minecraft. Minecraft is a multi-platform commercial game, which was in alpha version when Ahola challenged himself to create […]

Car Insurance Coverage Basics

Read An Opinion On: Compare Green Slips Prices Car Insurance Coverage Basics by David Oltz Car insurance rates and quotes vary upon the coverage as well as on who is being insured and what car is being insured. Things that can bring down your car insurance quotes are driving less mileage, older cars cost less […]

Wikinews Shorts: April 24, 2007

A compilation of brief news reports for Tuesday, April 24, 2007. 65 Ethiopians and 9 Chinese were killed in their sleep Tuesday in a predawn raid on an oil field in Abole, a small town in southeast Ethiopia’s Somali state. Seven Chinese were kidnapped. The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), a separatist group, claimed responsibility for […]

The Blue Square Premier League

Read An Opinion On: Australian Soccer Jersey Shop By Adrian BRyan England is widely accepted as being the birthplace of football, so it should be no surprise to anyone that England is home to the most active football clubs in the world. Football in England consists of nearly eight different levels of play that range […]

IBM to launch software that works on Linux, Windows and Macintosh

Monday, February 12, 2007 On Sunday the representatives of International Business Machines Inc. said that the company will launch its new desktop software system for businesses. IBM’s new product is called “Open Client Offering”. The company hopes that its product will put Macintosh or Linux software on a more equal footing with Windows. The Open […]

Leaked cables cause Australian concern

Friday, December 10, 2010 Leaked diplomatic cables between Australia and the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, have raised controversy in the Australian community. The documents were released by the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks. The cables between the then prime minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, and the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, revealed that China […]

IRA disbands military structure

Thursday, October 5, 2006 The Independent Monitoring Commission has reported that the Provisional Irish Republican Army has undergone major changes within their military structure and shows that the IRA Army Council wants to put its military campaign behind it. The Commission consists of John Alderdice, a former Alliance Party leader; Joe Brosnan, former Secretary General […]

How Can We Transfer Ipod To Computer?

Read An Opinion On: Richard Light Interactive It Submitted by: Liu Tao As all we know, When our computer system crashes, hard disk breaks, or any other problems occur to our computers, we will lose all our favorite music, playlists, ratings and so on. How to recover them? Yes, make a complete backup of your […]

38 miners killed in Russian mine explosion

Thursday, May 24, 2007 At least 38 miners are dead after methane exploded in an underground coal mine in Russia. 180 people made it out of the mine, and at least 7 of those were seriously injured. At least 217 miners were inside when the explosion occurred. “Up to 45 people could have been at […]