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Tanzania president tells public to avoid foreign-made face masks

NAIROBI, Kenya: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that Tanzania report on its measures to battle ...

Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by 3 wickets

Karachi [Pakistan], February 27 (ANI): Late onslaught from Sherfane Rutherford and Wahab Riaz guided Peshawar Zalmi to a thrilling three-wicket ...

Lydia Ko hangs onto lead after Round 2 in Orlando

Lydia Ko of New Zealand fired a 3-under 69 Friday to hold onto a narrow one-shot lead after two rounds ...

Brandon Wu takes 2nd round lead at Puerto Rico Open

Brandon Wu birdied four of his last seven holes Friday to take a one-stroke lead at the midway point of ...

NASA's DC HQs renamed after 1st black female scientist

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): NASA has renamed its Washington headquarters after "hidden figures" Mary Jackson, the administration's first African ...

Ivory Coast Receives 500,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

The World Health Organization said Ivory Coast received 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine Friday, the second nation to receive vaccines ...

MTN to fight Syria's decision to put its business under supervision

MTN says it plans to appeal a decision by the Syrian authorities to place its business under judicial guardianship, in ...

Can vaccinated people still spread the coronavirus?

Editor's note: So you've gotten your coronavirus vaccine, waited the two weeks for your immune system to respond to the ...

All Blacks, France clash in heavyweight 2023 Rugby World Cup opener

New Zealand will dive straight into the deep end when they open their bid for a fourth Rugby World Cup ...

3 Lions rookies ready to make an immediate impact in prep series

The Lions have made no secret of the fact that they intend to blood a few youngsters in the preparation ...

Springboks' 2023 Rugby World Cup dates and venues revealed

The Springboks will open their 2023 RWC account against Scotland in Marseille on 10 September 2023.The Boks will then tackle ...

Cabinet names permanent CEOs for struggling Prasa and Post Office

Cabinet has announced new CEOs for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa and the SA Post Office, two struggling ...

Rand slips as the reality of SA's debt trajectory sets in

The rand was the worst performing emerging market currency on Thursday, it weakened beyond R15/$ in the overnight session.The local ...

Skeptical Moody's sees SA debt burden rising

Ratings agency Moody's noted that although government's deficit forecasts have been revised lower, the country can't avoid a rising debt ...

Libya's new PM to unveil team in first hurdle of transition

Libya's prime minister-designate Abdul Hamid Dheibah will name a government.The administration is tasked with unifying the country.But deep divisions remain.Libya's ...

African Gold SPAC raises R5.3 billion ahead of US listing

African Gold Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company targeting gold assets on the continent, raised a more-than-expected $360 million ...

Maternal instincts lead to social life of bees

Toronto [Canada], February 26 (ANI): The maternal care of offspring is one of the behavioural drivers that has led some ...

Spotify 'Liked Songs' can now be sorted based on genre

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Audio streaming platform Spotify has announced that it is launching a new feature that will ...

Canada approves AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

Ottawa [Canada], February 26 (ANI): Regulators in Canada on Friday approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca, clearing ...

Madagascar's President inaugurates Bhabhatron-II

Antananarivo [Madagascar], February 26 (ANI): Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina on Friday inaugurated Bhabhatron-II, an advanced digital cobalt therapy machine at ...

Yusuf Pathan announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Baroda (Gujarat) [India], February 26 (ANI): All-rounder Yusuf Pathan on Friday announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. "I ...

Expect steep fuel prices in March, AA warns

The price of petrol could rise by as much as 66 cents per litre, and diesel 57 cents per litre ...

Covid-19: Cases in South Africa climb by 1 676, with 144 new deaths

As of Thursday, South Africa recorded a total of 1 509 124 confirmed Covid-19 cases.1 676 new cases have been ...

Avoiding the data colonialism trap

Even while the Covid-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of data and statistics, it has highlighted the global divide in statistical ...

Sahel Child Marriage Growing Rapidly

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - According to data from the United Nations, Africa's Sahel countries have the highest rate of child ...

Update: Xi eyes new driving forces for China-France cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping suggested Thursday that China and France actively ...

West Africa steps up efforts to tackle latest Ebola threat

As a new Ebola outbreak threatens Guinea, six neighboring countries are urgently scaling up preparation and response efforts to prevent ...

Violence is endemic in eastern Congo: what drives it

On February 23, the Italian ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Luca Attanasio, his bodyguard Vittorio Iacovacci and ...

Cameroon police arrest 'suspected homosexuals' at AIDS centre

Police in Cameroon have arrested nine people on suspicion of homosexuality, most of them at an HIV/AIDS care centre, an ...

Windy City: Capetonians struggle to stay on their feet

Cape Town's south-easter is expected to blow until Sunday, according to the South African Weather Service. A warning has been ...

Michigan, Northwestern to honor Big Ten football legend

Future football games between Michigan and Northwestern will be played for the George Jewett Trophy in honor of the first ...

Cape Derby glory beckons at Kenilworth

Analytical horseplayers are conditioned to follow the top jockeys and trainers on big race days."Nothing succeeds like success," is a ...

North to win 100th Wales cap in Six Nations match with England

North, best known as a wing, and Jonathan Davies form Wales' centre pairing after recovering from foot and ankle injuries ...

Implats to invest R10 billion in Limpopo and Zimbabwe mines

Impala Platinum plans to invest R10 billion in the expansion of its existing projects to bolster output.It will spend R5.7 ...

Asia markets track Wall St record after Powell's soothing words

Expectations the global economy will rocket have helped equities surge in recent weeks.Fed boss Jerome Powell for a second day ...

Spiralling crisis: Covid-19 sparking 'oxygen emergency' says UN

The Covid-19 pandemic has left an already strained medical oxygen supply gasping for breath, with the UN and its partners ...

Africa's biggest fibre company raises $840 million in bond sale

Liquid Telecom, majority owned by telecoms tycoon Strive Masiyiwa, raised $840 million in a bond sale to refinance debt and ...

Mboweni's budget bolsters bullish stock call, says JPMorgan

PMorgan Chase & Co. strategists said the South African budget has increased their confidence in an overweight call on the ...

Gold Fields granted go-ahead to generate solar power

Mining company Gold Fields has been given the go-ahead to develop a 40MW solar plant. It will provide around a ...

Ashwin wants to keep improving

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 25 (ANI): Axar Patel might have stolen the show in the pink-ball Test at the Narendra ...

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Italian ambassador's convoy attacked in Congo, envoy and driver killed

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was assassinated Monday while traveling in ...

Tanzania president tells public to avoid foreign-made face masks

NAIROBI, Kenya: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has requested that Tanzania report on its measures to battle ...

Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by 3 wickets

Karachi [Pakistan], February 27 (ANI): Late onslaught from Sherfane Rutherford and Wahab Riaz guided Peshawar Zalmi to a thrilling three-wicket ...

Lydia Ko hangs onto lead after Round 2 in Orlando

Lydia Ko of New Zealand fired a 3-under 69 Friday to hold onto a narrow one-shot lead after two rounds ...

Brandon Wu takes 2nd round lead at Puerto Rico Open

Brandon Wu birdied four of his last seven holes Friday to take a one-stroke lead at the midway point of ...

NASA's DC HQs renamed after 1st black female scientist

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): NASA has renamed its Washington headquarters after "hidden figures" Mary Jackson, the administration's first African ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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