Mon, 17 Dec 2018

Springboks to face Japan in RWC 2019 warm-up match

Cape Town - The Springboks will have an ideal opportunity to fine-tune their final preparations for next year's Rugby World ...

SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant

SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant 2018-12-17 05:02 share this Catriona Gray of the Philippines and Tamaryn ...

Somalia closes notorious prison amid abuse allegations

Somalia has closed an underground prison where the government has held extremist suspects and journalists amid allegations of abuses against ...

2 female suicide bombers die in northern Cameroon attack

A Cameroon official says two female suicide bombers have died after detonating in a northern town near the Nigerian border. ...

AU force in Somalia says not involved in ex-al-Shabaab arrest

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia says it had no part in the arrest of the former No 2 ...

Two soldiers killed in mine blast in NE Nigeria: sources

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed on Saturday in a roadside mine explosion in the restive northeast near the border with ...

Looking out for West Africa's migrant children

Jacques wanted to start working when he was 10. His father refused so he left his home in Tema, Ghana, ...

US sanctions 3 over activities in South Sudan's civil war

The United States said on Friday it has sanctioned three people over their roles in South Sudan's five-year civil war, ...

Ethiopia jails soldiers who protested for better pay

An Ethiopian court has jailed 66 soldiers over a rare protest in the capital in October demanding better pay, state ...

US says new airstrike in Somalia kills 8 al-Shabaab fighters

The US military says it has killed eight members of the al-Shabaab extremist group with an airstrike south of Somalia's ...

Uganda's popstar MP 'hiding' from police after raid: lawyer

Ugandan popstar turned opposition lawmaker Bobi Wine is in hiding after police raided a hotel he was staying in ahead ...

2 killed in attack in Rwanda, near border with Burundi

At least two Rwandan civilians were killed and eight injured when attackers set fire to three passenger vehicles in the ...

Fight against Boko Haram tops regional summit agenda

Leaders of countries in the Lake Chad region met on Saturday in Nigeria to give fresh impetus to their fight ...

Lipsky powers to Leopard Creek victory

Cape Town - American David Lipsky found the perfect end to a challenging year when he won the Alfred Dunhill ...

Chief Albert Luthuli's youngest daughter dies

The youngest daughter of the late Chief Albert Luthuli, Thembekile Luthuli-Ngobese passed away unexpectedly in a Durban hospital, a family ...

Freed Cameroonians Ask for Release of Separatist Leaders

YAOUNDE - Barely 24 hours after being released from detention centers, some of the people accused of fighting for the ...

Somali Minister Resigns Over Arrest of Former Al-Shabab Leader

Somalia federal Minister for Public Works Abdifitaah Ibrahim Geeseey has resigned over the arrest and exclusion of a former al-Shabab ...

Two Killed in Attack in Rwanda, Near Border with Burundi

KIGALI, RWANDA - At least two Rwandan civilians were killed and eight injured when attackers set fire to three passenger ...

Army Chief to visit Tanzania, Kenya

New Delhi [India], Dec 16 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat will visit Tanzania and Kenya ...

Executive's Arrest, Security Worries Stymie Huawei's Reach

BEIJING, CHINA - While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition ...

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Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

Cape Town - At the conclusion of the 2018 FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced South African Chad ...

Springboks to face Japan in RWC 2019 warm-up match

Cape Town - The Springboks will have an ideal opportunity to fine-tune their final preparations for next year's Rugby World ...

SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant

SA's Tamaryn Green crowned runner-up at Miss Universe pageant 2018-12-17 05:02 share this Catriona Gray of the Philippines and Tamaryn ...

Somalia closes notorious prison amid abuse allegations

Somalia has closed an underground prison where the government has held extremist suspects and journalists amid allegations of abuses against ...

2 female suicide bombers die in northern Cameroon attack

A Cameroon official says two female suicide bombers have died after detonating in a northern town near the Nigerian border. ...

AU force in Somalia says not involved in ex-al-Shabaab arrest

The African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia says it had no part in the arrest of the former No 2 ...

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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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