Fri, 14 May 2021

Iligan holds LPCC 2nd quarter meeting

ILIGAN CITY, May 13 (PIA)--The local government of Iligan City virtually convened members of the Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) ...

How climate change is erasing the world's oldest rock art

In caves on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, ancient peoples marked the walls with red and mulberry hand stencils, and ...

Corruption Alleged in Malawi Committee Vote on Anti-Graft Chief

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera said Wednesday that efforts to fight corruption would be delayed because a parliamentary ...

Cabinet approves two key energy bills

The National Nuclear Regulator Amendment Bill updates the National Nuclear Regulator Act of 1999 and seeks to address the original ...

Women stand-up comedians in Zimbabwe talk about sex -- and the patriarchy

In 2019, Zimbabwean comedy made international news when comedian Samantha Kureya, known on stage as Gonyeti, was abducted and tortured ...

How trade deals explain the behaviour of West African elites

The political survival of ruling elites is one of the major determining factors behind their trade policy choices. But trade ...

Pace eyes record fourth at SA Women's Open

Lee-Anne Pace's bid for an unprecedented fourth victory in the South African Women's Open got off to the ideal start ...

Climate adaptation finance is ineffective and must be more transparent

In 2019, an international climate fund approved a ten year US$9.3 million project to support communities in the drylands of ...

UN condemns killing of aid worker in South Sudan

The top UN humanitarian official in South Sudan has called for law enforcement along roads following the first killing of ...

Standard Bank gears up for Africa's post-Covid-19 economic recovery

Africa's biggest lender sees opportunity in both its core South African market and the rest of the continent amid a ...

Prasa loses application for leave to appeal reinstating executives

On Thursday, Acting Judge Moses Baloyi in the Johannesburg Labour Court dismissed an application for leave to appeal launched by ...

SA regulator seeks legal advice on WhatsApp's new privacy policy

South Africa's Information Regulator said on Thursday it was seeking legal advice to get messaging platform WhatsApp to revise its ...

Mmusi Maimane: Local government's future is not in political parties

One South Africa's Mmusi Maimane believes political parties have failed people. He wants independents and residents' associations to run during ...

Ombud spotlights 'fairness' on eve of cricket transformation hearings

CSA transformation ombudsperson Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza said fairness would be central to hearings that begin on Monday.Ntsebeza said anyone mentioned ...

Long lines, little physical distancing at Durban vaccination site

There were long lines and no physical distancing outside St Augustine's Hospital in Durban. Healthcare workers say they were instructed ...

Covid-19: Healthcare workers scramble to be vaccinated in Gauteng

Scores of healthcare workers queued outside Charlotte Maxeke and Netcare Milpark to be vaccinated. Some say they were turned away ...

Heineken South Africa's managing director set to retire soon

Heineken South Africa's managing director, Gerrit van Loo, is taking early retirement from the beermaker, almost three years after his ...

Policeman beaten to death in Eid clashes in Congo

A police officer in Congo's capital Kinshasa was beaten to death and 46 others were wounded as rival Muslim groups ...

On this day in 2003: WI recorded highest Test chase

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): It was on this day, 18 years ago, when West Indies under the captaincy ...

Iran Urged To Stop Jailing, Harassing Kurdish Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is urging Iran to stop its imprisonment and harassment of Kurdish journalists amid what ...

Scots confirm Tests against Japan, Wallabies and Springboks

Scotland will host Japan in a rugby Test in November in the first meeting since the Japanese won a group ...

Ivorian prime minister in hospital in France with severe fatigue

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi, 65, has been admitted to hospital in Paris, where he was being treated for ...

Several vaccination centre closed in Delhi

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Several vaccination centres where Covaxin is being administered in the national capital ...

5 unique Eid traditions from across the globe

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Eid-ul-Fitr, which translates to "festival of breaking the fast" is a time of rejoicing ...

Lupin Q4 PAT up 18 pc at Rs 460 crore on lower input costs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 13 (ANI): Pharma major Lupin Ltd on Thursday reported 18 per cent jump in its consolidated ...

Tech transfer, voluntary licenses to improve vaccine supply

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Industry body FICCI said on Thursday the government should focus on connecting with global ...

Tim Paine backs Steve Smith for Test captaincy

Sydney [Australia], May 13 (ANI): Australia Test skipper Tim Paine has come out in support of Steve Smith as he ...

Proteas slip to a lowly 7th on ICC Test rankings

The Proteas have slipped down a spot to seventh position on the ICC Test rankings.In the International Cricket Council's (ICC) ...

SA Rugby boss Mark Alexander on challenges of 2021: 'No play, no pay'

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander says the organisation's rights partners will not be as "sympathetic" in 2021 as they were ...

India retain top spot in Test team rankings, NZ at 2nd

Dubai [UAE], May 13 (ANI): The ICC World Test Championship (WTC) finalists India and New Zealand are the top two ...

Former Tekkie Town owners launch urgent bid to liquidate Steinhoff

Tekkie Town's former owners have launched a new legal bid against Steinhoff.They oppose a new R17bn scheme that will settle ...

Covid-19: SA has now recorded 1 602 031 confirmed cases

As of Wednesday, South Africa had recorded a total of 1 602 031 confirmed Covid-19 cases.2 759 new cases have ...

SA emerging women's tour of Zimbabwe to begin on May 18

Pretoria [South Africa], May 13 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced a 16-player emerging women squad to tour Zimbabwe ...

2 Killed as Sudanese Protesters Mark 2nd Anniversary of Raid

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - The Sudanese army killed two protesters and wounded 16 others Tuesday night in Khartoum on the two-year ...

Moon not sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr will be on Friday - MJC

Hundreds of Muslims gathered in Cape Town on Wednesday night for the official sighting of the moon.Moulana Abdul Khaliq Allie ...

Facebook is coming to Parliament, DA says

Facebook representatives will appear before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Communications and Digital Technologies on 25 May, the DA said in ...

Ghana's road traffic problems have deep and spreading roots

Much has been written about the crashes, congestion and pollution on Ghana's roads. Road injury is among the top 10 ...

Austria's Schwab puts US PGA pain behind him at British Masters

Matthias Schwab set the early pace in the British Masters with a six-under-par 66 in the first round at The ...

Virgin Active win a ?dangerous precedent? for British landlords

A UK judged ruled that Virgin Active in the country can wipe out the rent arrears on most of its ...

SAA Technical made R1 billion loss in past six years, employees told

SAA Technical has made a net loss of R1 billion over the past six years and is in the process ...

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US blocks UN meeting on Israel-Palestine conflict

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday (local time) blocked a public virtual meeting of the UN ...

Iligan holds LPCC 2nd quarter meeting

ILIGAN CITY, May 13 (PIA)--The local government of Iligan City virtually convened members of the Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) ...

How climate change is erasing the world's oldest rock art

In caves on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, ancient peoples marked the walls with red and mulberry hand stencils, and ...

Corruption Alleged in Malawi Committee Vote on Anti-Graft Chief

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera said Wednesday that efforts to fight corruption would be delayed because a parliamentary ...

Cabinet approves two key energy bills

The National Nuclear Regulator Amendment Bill updates the National Nuclear Regulator Act of 1999 and seeks to address the original ...

Women stand-up comedians in Zimbabwe talk about sex -- and the patriarchy

In 2019, Zimbabwean comedy made international news when comedian Samantha Kureya, known on stage as Gonyeti, was abducted and tortured ...

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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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