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Pasha 61: The latest on Nigeria and COVID-19

Nigeria has seen a rise in cases of COVID-19 as more tests are done. But the way this information is ...


How Africa has developed its scientific research capabilities

Africa's preparedness for containing the spread of COVID-19 is determined by several factors. So far the focus has been on ...


Ighalo: I've had a lot of help at United

Odion Ighalo says he won't get carried away with his own hype, while praising his new 'brothers' for helping him ...


Bombing Kills 10, Triggers Renewed Boko Haram Fear in Cameroon

YAOUNDE - Cameroon is calling on people living in two villages bordering Nigeria to return from their hideouts after two ...


International

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Joe Biden all but wraps up Democratic nomination

BURLINGTON, Vermont - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has almost certainly wrapped up his party's nomination, following the withdrawal of ...

Irish government and NI Executive agree on Covid-19 joint cooperation

DUBLIN/BELFAST, Ireland/Northern Ireland - The departments of health in Ireland and Northern Ireland have formally agreed on a raft of ...

Chris Friel reviews High Court Decision on George Pell

This is a brief response to the Australian High Court ruling handed down on Tuesday that unanimously quashed the convictions ...

France records highest daily virus death toll of 833, reaches 10,328

PanARMENIAN.Net - France has reported 833 new coronavirus deaths in the past day, the highest daily toll since its outbreak ...

Head of U.S. Navy jumps ship after furore over commander

WASHINGTON, DC - WASHINGTON - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is to step down after creating a furore which has ...

Wuhan re-opens after more than two months in lockdown

WUHAN, China - Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei province and the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday ...

Business

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Covid-19 sentiment lifts stocks on Asia markets

SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia - Stocks in China and Australia gained ground on Thursday while Japanese markets were flat.Traders ...

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

WASHINGTO, DC - Google has issued a ban on the use of Zoom teleconferencing platforms for its employees citing security ...

Wall Street rallies on hopes Covid-19 is peaking

NEW YORK, New York - It was a positive day for Wall Street on Wednesday as sentiment towards a peaking ...

Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

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Africa

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Goldman sees virus causing $75 billion funding hole in Africa

The funding needs of governments in sub-Saharan Africa could rise by $75 billion (about R1.3 trillion at current exchange rates) ...


CSA mourns passing of Jackie du Preez

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has responded with sadness to the passing of Jackie du Preez in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Wednesday ...


Burundi Football Team Plays Through Coronavirus Threat

Burundi's national football club is continuing its pursuit of a championship, despite the deadly risk posed by the global spread ...


20 quickfire questions with ... Deshun Deysel

Sport24 and Laureus Sport for Good South Africa have teamed up during the lockdown and asked their ambassadors to answer ...


Death of SA spinner who aided Oz series win

Leg-spinner Jackie du Preez, who played in the last two Tests of South Africa's 1966/67 home series triumph over Australia, ...


In the wake of Eskom scandal, two Deloitte directors resign

While the world is focused on the coronavirus pandemic, Deloitte has been making major changes to senior management.Last month, Deloitte ...


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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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