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Zimbabwe mining firms want ownership restrictions scrapped

Zimbabwe's Chamber of Mines, which represents most of the mining companies active in the country, wants ownership restrictions on platinum ...


Long Road to Recovery for Children After Cyclone Idai

GENEVA - The U.N. childrens fund says at least 1.6 million children in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe need help right ...


AFEX condemns impunity for crimes against journalists

This statement was originally published on africafex.org on 18 April 2019. Resolution of the Seventh General Meeting of the African ...


Facing the truth Zimbabwe Vigil Diary - Zimbabwe Situation

Source: Facing the truth Zimbabwe Vigil Diary: 20th April 2019 Elements of corruption is a gross understatement but it was ...


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Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 290, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing scores of ...

Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...

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Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...

Prosper Funding of San Francisco and Phoenix hit with $3 million fine

WASHINGTON DC - A San Francisco-based company agreed to pay a fine of $3 million for miscalculating and materially overstating ...

Uber woos Japanese and Saudi backers

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Japanese companies Toyota Motor Corp., and DENSO Corporation, together with the Saudi Arabian-backed SoftBank Vision Fund ...

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African information technology industry gets boost with outsourcing

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Amidst bustling Addis Ababa, a revolution in homegrown Ethiopian software is brewing.  Gebeya  believes it can supply talent ...


Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...


Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...


The rock that struck back: Why women are returning to the ANC

The rock that struck back: Why women are returning to the ANC Leila Patel, Yolanda Sadie and Megan Bryer SHARE ...


Red tape and political wrangling stymie SA's solar power projects

Applications to generate more than 1000MW of small-scale solar power are sitting on the desks of the authorities but red ...


What Is Known About Group Blamed in Sri Lanka Attacks

WASHINGTON - Sri Lankan authorities Monday blamed a little-known Islamist group called National Thowfeek Jamaath (NTJ) for a series of ...


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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 ...