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How WhatsApp groups support Nigeria's nurse graduates

Around 12,000 students are enrolled in Nigeria's nursing schools each year. As it is in many health professions, these students ...


How Boko Haram has evolved over the past ten years

Last month marked ten years since Mohammed Yusuf, founder of Boko Haram, died in police detention. His death led to ...


Furman: 'We want to come away with something'

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana are desperate to return to South Africa with a positive result, says midfielder Dean Furman.The ...


Notoane pleased with SA U-23's collective effort

Cape Town - Amagluglug head coach David Notoane says he is pleased with the manner of his side's 1-0 victory ...


International

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Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Many casualties as car bomb explodes in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a convoy during the peak morning rush hour in Kabul has killed at least ...

Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

Unrest in South America resembles Arab Spring

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...

Business

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Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

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How Zulu radio dramas subverted apartheid's grand design

In Johannesburg, during the Sophiatown era of the 1950s, gangsters would routinely order a writer or journalist like Can Themba ...


How digital training can help supervisors lift PhD output

Several African countries have increased the number of new universities and increased enrolments as part of an effort to boost ...


Where Kenya is spending money on education -- and what's missing

There's conclusive evidence that education improves societal well-being. For this reason societies invest heavily in inclusive and quality education. Households ...


South Africa struggles to manage wildlife ranching: why it's a problem

Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching ...


South Africa's liberals are failing to wrap their heads around race

South Africa's official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), is reeling from self-inflicted political damage. Its newly elected parliamentary leader ...


Ghana's small political parties have found a way to stay afloat

In the past 27 years, Ghana has witnessed three democratic changes of government. National electoral contests have been decided between ...


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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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