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Dogs in the city: on the scent of Zimbabwe's urban history

Dogs are political. Their very existence in modern cities has goaded those in power into trying to discipline them - ...


Zimbabwe Opening Victoria Falls to Vaccinated Tourists

HARARE, ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe is opening popular tourism destination Victoria Falls to visitors who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, in ...


Covid-19: Zimbabwe approves J&J vaccine as third wave rages

Zimbabwe on Wednesday approved the US-made Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, the first Western-manufactured jab to be ...


New Zealand reports 2 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

WELLINGTON, July 30 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported two new cases of COVID-19 in recent returnees in managed isolation, and ...


Boost for Zimbabwe's vaccination drive as more vaccines arrive from China

HARARE, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe's fight against the coronavirus pandemic received a major boost when the country took delivery ...


Roundup: Zimbabwean companies fret over workers unwilling to be vaccinated

HARARE, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Several companies in Zimbabwe have issued ultimatums to their employees to get vaccinated after many ...


Zimbabwe reintroduces black rhinos to second largest national park

HARARE, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe is re-introducing black rhinos to its second-largest game reserve, Gonarezhou National Park, the first ...


Zimbabwe makes strides in reducing AIDS-related deaths, TB infections

HARARE, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe has made major strides in its fight against HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis as shown by ...


Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, July 28

KIEV -- The ceasefire in Donbass resulted in a 50-percent reduction in casualties among Ukraine's military personnel in the past ...


Zim vs Ban - 3rd ODI - Tamim Iqbal- 'Nurul Hasan's innings was very good to see'

Bangladesh's young players step up to seal a 3-0 sweep over Zimbabwe ...


South Africas Rassie Erasmus has abandoned grace and dignity - South Africa rugby team

The director of rugbys behaviour during the Lions tour may have been within the rules, but does the sport no ...


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20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

Palestinian boy, 12, dies after being shot by Israeli troops

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 12-year old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli army soldiers in the West Bank, ...

Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

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Amazon says it will not accept bitcoin for online payments

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com denied media reports on July 26 that the company was considering accepting bitcoins as a form of ...

In major move, Intel to build Qualcomm chips, full production by 2025

SANTA CLARA, California: Hoping to regain its lead by 2025 and catch up to rivals, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...

Stocks across Asia sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 loses 499 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - There was wholesale selling of stocks on Asian markets on Friday with the technology sector coming ...

Chinese companies risk U.S. de-listing over government interference

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Changes in reporting procedures will now require Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to disclose the risks ...

Rising prices, shortage of materials puts breaks on new home sales

WASHINGTON, D.C.: New home sales fell to a 14-month low in June, while sales in May were weaker than initially ...

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A'ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart fuel Team USA past Japan

A'ja Wilson collected 20 points and 10 rebounds to pace the United States to an 86-69 victory over Japan on ...


Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says scrum coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...


SA's trade surplus swells to R57bn thanks to commodities boom

The June trade balance expanded to around R57 billion, from R54 billion recorded in May, data from the SA Revenue ...


Covid-19: Kenya extends curfew as cases surge

Kenya said Friday it is extending a nighttime curfew and banning public gatherings to slow the spread of Covid-19, warning ...


Lions have not watched Erasmus 'sideshow', says coach McBryde

Robin McBryde said on Friday that neither he nor the other British and Irish Lions coaches had watched a video ...


Cameroon Says Boko Haram Attacks Military, Seduces Civilians

MAROUA, CAMEROON - Officials in Cameroon say Boko Haram militants appear to be changing their tactics and attacking only military ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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