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MTN said to plan sale of up to $243m stake in Jumia

MTN Group is allegedly considering selling part or all of its $243 million interest in Jumia Technologies AG as Africa's ...


Champions League last-16 ties: How they stand

The UEFA Champions League returns on Friday with the remaining places at the final tournament in Lisbon up for grabs ...


21 killed in gunmen attack in northern Nigeria: police

LAGOS, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- At least 21 people have been killed and many others injured in an attack carried ...


Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Aug. 6

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his unsubstantiated claim that he thinks the deadly explosions ...


Nigerian troops kill 6 gunmen in delta region raid

ABUJA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's defense authorities on Wednesday confirmed that six gunmen have been killed in a raid ...


FG Evacuates Another Batch of 306 Nigerians from UAE

FG Evacuates Another Batch of 306 Nigerians from UAE THISDAY Newspapers ...


Attacks on Nigerian Christians persist despite pandemic lockdowns News Group

Attacks on Nigerian Christians persist despite pandemic lockdowns - WORLD WORLD News Group ...


Branded face masks prohibited at polling units - INEC

"Face mask and face covering that are branded with a political party logo would not be allowed because it would ...


NNPC records 43% drop in oil pipeline vandalism in May

37 pipeline points were vandalised in May, representing about 43 per cent decrease from the 65 points recorded in April. ...


Boko Haram, not soldiers, attacked Borno Governor's convoy - DHQ

"As far as I am concerned, there was no Boko Haram yesterday (Wednesday). It was a serious shooting by the ...


Global groups write Justice Salami, want public access to Magu's trial

The groups faulted the current trial of Ibrahim Magu, the suspended EFCC chairman. The post Global groups write Justice Salami, ...


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Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...

Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

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U.S. dollar makes smalll recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

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187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...


Winfrey Demanding Justice for Breonna Taylor With Billboards

First, Oprah Winfrey put Breonna Taylor on the cover of O, The Oprah Magazine. Now the media mogul is spreading ...


Analysts Hope Elections Do Not Slow Somalia-Somaliland Talks

NAIROBI - As Somalia and the self-declared republic of Somaliland head toward elections, conflict experts are calling on both sides ...


The Infodemic: Are Most Diseases Transmitted by Hand

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: Over ...


OPINION | SA's lockdown: don?t be blinded by blue-sky fantasies

testing rates. Perhaps most importantly, 50 people died in police custody or as a result of security force action in ...


Richard Kohler set for solo 'Ocean X' kayak from Cape Town to Brazil

After becoming the first and only person to paddle the entire circumference of the South African coastline in 2012, Richard ...


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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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