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Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that ...


Cameroon Says Separatists Abducted Rubber Plantation Workers

YAOUNDE - Authorities in Cameroon are blaming anglophone separatists for the abduction of eight rubber plantation workers Friday in the ...


UN Agency Calls for International Action to End Sahel Conflict

GENEVA - UNHCR, the U.N. Refugee Agency is calling for international action to end the armed conflict in Africa's Central ...


Cameroon Begins Mass COVID-19 Tests to Encourage Football Turnout

YAOUNDE - Cameroon launched a massive campaign Sunday for fans to be tested and vaccinated against COVID-19 to fill stadiums ...


UN Grants $150 Million in Aid for 13 Underfunded Crises

GENEVA - The United Nations is allocating $150 million from its Central Emergency Response Fund to support seriously underfunded humanitarian ...


ISL: Hyderabad look to survive Jamshedpur onslaught

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 16 (ANI): Bolstered by the arrival of Daniel Chima Chukwu in their already lethal attacking arsenal, ...


What is Macron's real goal in Africa

France seems intent on using its Council of the European Union presidency to tighten its slipping grip on Africa and ...


Five-team Commonwealth Games Qualifier set to commence on Tuesday

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 16 (ANI): The ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022 commences at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur ...


ISL: Jamshedpur sign Nigerian striker Chima Chukwu till end of season

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 16 (ANI): Jamshedpur FC have signed Chima Chukwu for the remaining matches of the Indian Super ...


Confusion as cardiac problem sidelines top footballer

The megastar for Premier League side Arsenal was detected to have the issue at Africa's leading international tournament$75 million footballer ...


Europe Sees Hope for Eventual Deal in Mali

WASHINGTON - A key European diplomat believes there is still a chance to defuse the growing political crisis in Mali ...


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Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

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UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

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Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...


While Attacks Persist, Nigerian Authorities Say They're Responding

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities say the military is responding to a series of killings and kidnappings by gunmen in ...


Why merging Uganda's electricity sector agencies is a bad idea

Early in 2021, the government of Uganda approved a two-year plan to streamline state-run agencies for greater efficiency. The first ...


Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that ...


UN Chief: Global Economic Recovery Uneven

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged international business leaders and economists on Monday to do their part to make post-COVID19 economic ...


Cameroon Says Separatists Abducted Rubber Plantation Workers

YAOUNDE - Authorities in Cameroon are blaming anglophone separatists for the abduction of eight rubber plantation workers Friday in the ...


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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 ...

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