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Nigeria's economic hub expands COVID-19 response capacity

Beneficiaries collect food packages at a primary school in Lagos, Nigeria, May 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Emma Osodi)As Nigeria continues to see ...


World Bank to grant Benin 50 mln USD to mitigate COVID-19 impacts

Students wearing face masks queue up at a school dining hall in Cotonou, Benin, May 11, 2020. (Photo by Seraphin ...


Sahel Summit Agrees Need to Intensify Campaign Against Jihadists

NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA - International and regional powers agreed at talks on Tuesday to intensify a military campaign against Islamist militants ...


Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022

Cairo [Egypt], June 30 (ANI): The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday confirmed that the next edition of the ...


International

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No stopping U.S. military-industrial complex

On June 13, President Donald Trump told the graduating class at West Point, "We are ending the era of endless ...

India's Navy repatriates 687 citizens who were stranded in Iran

THOOTHUKUDI, Tamil Nadi, India - The Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa, carrying 687 stranded citizens, including two women, arrived in Tuticorin ...

Black hole discovery leaves researchers looking for more black holes

CANBERRA, Australia - We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the universe actually is, as well ...

Pompeo has video conference with Taliban, receives assurances

The Taliban says it has held a video conference call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during which the ...

UN Human Rights Commission calls on Israel to reverse annexation plan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the "dangerous path" of annexing ...

Beijing imposes travel bans on American officials over Hong Kong law

HONG KONG, June 30 (ANI): As the voices against the imposition of national security legislation in Hong Kong grows worldwide, ...

Business

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Chinese stocks jump sharply, Hong Kong index gains 665 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks rose across the board in Asia on Thursday with Chinese indices doing best.The U.S. dollar meantime ...

Warning for owners whose dogs are attacking sheep on Irish farms

DUBLIN, Ireland - An alarming number of attacks by dogs on sheep has prompted an appeal from gardai for dog ...

Washington Redskins sponsors under pressure over nickname furore

A group of investment firms and shareholders is lobbying Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to end their sponsorship agreements with the ...

Pfizer vaccine hopes lift Wall Street, Dow Jones however slips

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were mixed on Wednesday with the Dow Jones falling 77 points, ...

Two-thirds of Airbus' 15,000 job cuts to be in France and Germany

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus says it plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response ...

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Air cargo floundering as demand and capacity plummet

GENEVA, Switzerland - Global air freight markets in May showed a slight improvement in the air cargo market, but capacity ...


WATCH | Two killed, 7 injured in Cape Town refinery explosion

A massive explosion occurred at the Astron Energy refinery in Cape Town.Two people died and seven were injured.A visit to ...


Rand strengthens to below R17/$

The rand arrested its decline on Thursday, strengthening to below R17 and seemingly ignoring data that South Africa's economy contracted ...


UPDATE | Two killed, 7 injured in Cape Town refinery explosion

A massive explosion occurred at the Astron Energy refinery in Cape Town.Two people died and seven were injured.A visit to ...


Old Mutual's share price is key focus in Zimbabwe's currency war

The share price of one of Africa's oldest insurers is taking center stage in Zimbabwe's battle to bring order to ...


Global air passenger demand in May shows slight improvement

Geneva [Switzerland], July 2 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said that global air passenger demand in May ...


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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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