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Not what Doctor ordered as SAFA snubs Khumalo

It was apparently not what the doctor ordered for SAFA when it recently snubbed the offer for former Kaizer Chiefs ...


MTN Group values mobile money arm at R75 billion, considers listing

MTN Group is valuing its mobile-money arm at R75 billion, joining African wireless carriers planning to list these businesses in ...


How many states and provinces are in the world?

Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you'd like an expert to ...


Aid Group Facilities Attacked, Set Ablaze in Northeast Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA - Suspected Islamic extremists attacked the offices of several international aid groups, setting them ablaze and renewing concerns ...


Jihadists attack aid facilities in Nigeria

Islamic State-linked jihadists attacked aid facilities in Damasak, Nigeria.The UN was gutted after militants set fire to offices.A military sources ...


Benin is Holding Presidential Election After a Week of Violence

Benin voters are casting their ballots Sunday in a presidential election after a week of deadly violence against President Patrice ...


How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry

The construction industry is widely considered to be one of the world's largest industrial employers of labour, and is linked ...


Death toll rises to five in gunmen attacks in northwestern Nigeria

LAGOS, April 12 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from attacks in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kaduna has risen to five, ...


Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, April 12

CAIRO -- Egypt's Public Prosecution has found human errors and gross negligence by railway staff behind last month's deadly two-train ...


Digital Cooperation Organization holds 1st council meeting

RIYADH, April 12 (Xinhua) -- The Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO), based in Saudi capital Riyadh, held its first council meeting ...


Cameroon launches COVID-19 vaccination campaign

YAOUNDE, April 12 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon on Monday launched the vaccination campaign against COVID-19, a day after receiving its first ...


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Infections, deaths drop 60 percent in UK due to vaccinations, lockdown

LONDON, England: Research has shown that COVID-19 infections have dropped some 60 percent in March in Britain, as the nationwide ...

Radio Free Europe faces $1 million fines from Russia

MOSCOW, Russia: - Radio Free Europe has been fined $70,000 by a Russian court.The Russian move was part of a ...

Turkey arrest former admirals who pan Erdoan's "crazy" canal project

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkey has arrested ten former admirals who criticized a government plan to build a canal to the Mediterranean ...

23% of U.S. elderly need to be vaccinated, says White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has voiced concern over the slowing pace of senior citizens, aged 65 and older, who ...

To date, Italy has suffered 3.75 million cases of Covid, says official

ROME, Italy: As Covid-19 rages throughout Europe, Italy recorded 344 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and 718 the day before. However, ...

China maintains pressure on Taiwan with air incursions

TAIPEI, Taiwan: China has again sent fighter jets into Taiwan's air defense zone, causing Taiwan to launch its own jets ...

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U.S. stocks take a breather, profit-taking blamed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks took a breather on Monday after last week's relentless rises which took the ...

Final vote shows 71% of Amazon voters oppose joining union

BESSEMER, Alabama: Amazon.com employees have voted against union representation at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama. The final count showed 71 ...

Hwy 1 at world famous Big Sur to reopen after landslide

BIG SUR, California: Following a two month closure of California's famed Highway 1 along scenic Big Sur, the roadway is ...

Asian stocks struggle in dismal start to week

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia opened the week in the red on Monday with all the major indices ...

After ruling to keep cruise industry shut, Florida sues U.S.

TAMPA, Florida: The state of Florida has filed suit to block a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to ...

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Biden says looting, violence unjustified

Washington [US], April 13 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden said on Monday that there is no justification for looting and ...


Igesund: 'Molefi Ntseki wasn't ready for Bafana job'

South Africa's former coach Gordon Igesund reckons the recently-sacked Molefi Ntseki shouldn't have been given the job in the first ...


India sees 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], April 12 (ANI): India on Monday reported 1,68,912 new COVID-19 cases, its highest single-day number, and the ...


Tobacco tax hike announcement spawned illicit trade - survey

The announcement of an 8% increase in excise duties - affecting tobacco products - saw the domestic market flooded with ...


African Experts Urge Local COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturing

JOHANNESBURG - Africa is lagging in vaccinating its people against the COVID-19 disease, and continental heads of state and international ...


How climate insecurity could trigger more conflict in Somalia

Climate change effects such as droughts, flash floods, erratic rainfall, disruption to the monsoon seasons, strong winds, cyclones, sandstorms, dust ...


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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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