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Golden Arrows deny Chippa at the death

Cape Town - Knox Mutizwa scored at the death to fire Golden Arrows to a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Chippa ...


Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows

The main Zimbabwe public sector union on Saturday rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert ...


Zim government offers workers a 76% salary hike

The Zimbabwean government has offered its employees a 76% pay increase - which is, nonetheless, short of what they are ...


Pakistan to host Sri Lanka for limited over series

Karachi - Pakistan will host Sri Lanka for six limited over internationals starting next month, the two cricket boards said ...


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7 dead after plane and helicopter collide on Spanish island

MALLORCA, Spain - A mid-air collision between a helicopter and a small plane on a tourist resort island in Spain ...

G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...

African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...

After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

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Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe discuss trade at G7

BIARRITZ, France - U.S. President Donald Trump says he and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed on the principles ...

Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...

Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

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African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...


After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...


Fighter, fearless and formidable: Hamba kahle Thandi Ndlovu

The death of Dr Thandi Ndlovu has been met with shock and sadness as tributes pour in for one of ...


Pensioners oppose prescribed assets plan

South Africa's intentions to tap state workers' pension funds to revive a struggling economy would be strongly opposed, the Sunday ...


Increasing cost of living pushes workers in glass sector to strike

Unionised workers in the glass sector will down their tools on Monday, says the General Industries Workers Union of SA.The ...


Ben Stokes heroics: How Twitter saw it

Leeds - How Twitter reacted to Ben Stokes's heroics in the third Ashes Test and England's nail-biting one-wicket victory over ...


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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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