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Transnet's $400m Zim railway investment deal cancelled

Zimbabwe has cancelled a US$400m investment deal for the National Railways of Zimbabwe, which had been awarded to a consortium ...


IMF predicts Zim economy will shrink 7.1% in 2019

In its first contraction since 2008, Zimbabwe's economy will fall by 7.1% in 2019, according to the latest forecast by ...


UAE captain among 3 cricketers charged with corruption

Paris - Captain Mohammed Naveed is one of three United Arab Emirates cricketers who have been charged with corruption, the ...


Nigeria cricketers hope T20 chance can boost game at home

Lagos - When Ademola Onikoyi was a teenager he struggled to explain to his friends why he would leave football ...


International

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Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

UK parents in mourning call U.S. National Security Advisor a 'thug'

WASHINGTON - A British couple grieving over their son's death in a car accident say they feel they were "ambushed" ...

EU says Turkish offensive undermining fight against Daesh

LUXEMBOURG - All countries in the European Union have agreed to impose a ban on the sale of weapons to ...

Detained ISIL fighters could gain freedom during Turkish offensive

NORTHEAST SYRIA - There are growing fears the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria will unintentionally lead to the release of ...

Mass murderer helping to identify his 93 victims

Having established that a convicted murderer in a U.S. prison is the country's most prolific serial killer, U.S. law enforcement ...

Business

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U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Contraction in U.S. retail sales disappoints Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks softened on Wednesday as economic data released on the day showed the U.S. ...

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Sudan Border Closures With Libya, CAR Begin to Have Impact

KHARTOUM - Sudan's ruling Sovereign Council recently ordered the closure of the country's borders with the Central African Republic and ...


'Upbeat' Elgar on Ranchi Test: It's no dead rubber

Cape Town - Proteas opening batsman Dean Elgar believes that the Proteas can come back in the final Test against ...


Load shedding downgraded to stage 1 as problem units recover

Eskom confirmed that load shedding will be downgraded to Stage 1 on Friday.Eskom chair and acting CEO Jabu Mabuza told ...


Malawi police probe officers over rape allegations

Malawi police on Thursday announced the launch of an inquiry into allegations by rights groups that its officers raped and ...


Nigerian Authorities to Alleviate Millions From Extreme Poverty

ABUJA - Nearly half the total population in Nigeria lives in extreme poverty. Nigerian authorities are working to improve the ...


5 extravagant celebrity weddings on 'Top Billing' we'll never forget

WATCH: 5 extravagant celebrity weddings on 'Top Billing' we'll never forget 2019-10-17 16:00 share this Rachel Kolisi, Siya Kolisi (Photo: ...


Hotel Review

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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