Tue, 23 Apr 2019

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 ...

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 ...

FC Bayern Opens 1st African Soccer School in Ethiopia

WASHINGTON - German champion football club Bayern Munich has signed an agreement to open its first soccer school in Africa, ...

Half of Americans Back Stronger Role of Religion in Society

NEW YORK - Around half of Americans favor religion playing a greater role in U.S. society, while 18 percent oppose ...

In Zimbabwe: They Fix the Road for Tips, But Are They Really Helping

Jobs In Zimbabwe: They Fix the Road for Tips, But Are They Really Helping? view team Amateur repair crews who ...

Sudanese Protesters Vow to Remain on Streets Despite Military Warning

Protest leaders in Sudan say they will continue demonstrating in Khartoum, ignoring demands by the country's military rulers for protesters ...

Philippines: Duterte Might Discuss South China Sea during China Visit

President Rodrigo Duterte, who is expected to attend a two-day forum in China this week, could raise the issue of ...

Hundreds evacuated over flooding as heavy rain batters Port St Johns

Flooding in Green Farm in Port St Johns, Eastern Cape, has resulted in hundreds being evacuated, SABC reported on Monday. ...

Here is what you are paying for cellphone calls and data

A price analysis produced by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has found that start-up mobile operator, Rain, offered ...

Mali's Keita Names Finance Minister as New PM

BAMAKO - Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita appointed finance minister Boubou Cisse as prime minister on Monday, days after the ...

5 billionaires arrested as part of Algeria's anti-corruption drive

Algerian authorities have arrested five billionaires as part of an anti-graft investigation, State TV reported. Issad Rebrab, the founder and ...

SA Bank of Athens repositioning as Grobank

The former South African Bank of Athens has repositioned itself as a new banking entity - Grobank. The Grobank brand ...

Is worker abuse a dark secret behind Brazil's food safety lapses?

Two months ago, on Valentine's Day, one of Brazil's biggest meat producers - BRF - announced a 450 ton recall ...

Tuesday's Weather: Rain to sweep across SA

The Easter weekend period has come to an end with heavy rainfall and possible flooding expected across the country on ...

5 Algerian Billionaires Arrested in Anti-Graft Investigation

ALGIERS - Five Algerian billionaires, some of them close to former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika who quit over mass protests, have ...

Children Sickened in Pakistan after Polio Vaccinations

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN - Pakistani officials say hundreds of school children have been taken to hospitals complaining of nausea and vomiting ...

Libyan Force Slows Tripoli Push Over Concerns for Civilians

TUNIS - A self-styled Libyan army slowed down its push on the countrys capital over concerns for civilians caught up ...

Good to be CWC underdogs, says Sarfraz

Lahore - Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said on Monday that being underdogs in next month's Cricket World Cup eases the ...

SEE: R316 closed after 8 killed in gruesome crash near Napier

Eight people have been killed in a head-on collision outside Napier, Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa has confirmed. Four ...

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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 ...

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 ...

FC Bayern Opens 1st African Soccer School in Ethiopia

WASHINGTON - German champion football club Bayern Munich has signed an agreement to open its first soccer school in Africa, ...

Half of Americans Back Stronger Role of Religion in Society

NEW YORK - Around half of Americans favor religion playing a greater role in U.S. society, while 18 percent oppose ...

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