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Africa's largest democracy finally goes to vote, a week late

A voting card and a metal rod for self-defense are both close at hand in Christopher Obiorah's tiny bookshop but ...


Nigeria's leader says many feared 'the worst' after vote delay

Nigeria's president in a final appeal to the nation before Saturday's election says many "thought the worst might happen" after ...


In Nigeria, film stars deploy to plead for election peace

As emergencies go, it has a catchy tune. Faced with a Nigerian election that could spiral into violence, some in ...


2019 kicks off with mayhem and murder for media in West Africa

This statement was originally published on mfwa.org on 18 February 2019. The Assassination of an investigative journalist in Ghana, an ...


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Egyptian justice system heavily reliant on torture, says OHCHR

Fifteen death row inmates have been executed in Egypt so far this month despite claims from many that they were ...

What is next for Iraq?

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Large portions of the Islamic State in Iraq have been either killed, captured or forced underground over ...

Blast in Syrian city kills 5 bomb disposal experts

DAMASCUS, Syria - Five bomb disposal experts have been killed in a targeted attack in Syria. A car laden with ...

Jussie Smollett granted bail, accused of staging attack on himself

CHICAGO, Illinois - U.S. actor Jussie Smollett was granted bail on Thursday after appearing in a Chicago court charged with ...

Apartment buildings and warehouses destroyed in deadly fire in Dhaka

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Scores of people have died tragically in a fire that has ripped through apartment buildings, a restaurant ...

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders picks Muslim to lead campaign

MONTPELIER, Vermont - Soon after announcing he is having another tilt at the presidency, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has named a ...

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IQVIA announces 100 new jobs for Dublin operation

DUBLIN, Ireland - New York Stock Exchange-listed IQVIA, a global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services ...

U.S. stocks finish the week on a high note

NEW YORK, New York - Trade talks between China and the United States, which resumed in Wsahington on Wednesday, dominated ...

Saudi Arabia cements trade with China in $10 billion refinery plan

BEIJING, China - Saudi Arabia has cemented trade ties with China with the move by Saudi Aramco to enter into ...

Bourses in Asia end week on indecisive note

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were a mixed bag on Friday as investors weighed up prospects for a trade ...

Data protection and analytics conference to be staged in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland – Truata which officially opened its new headquarters in Dublin on Wednesday, has said it is organising a ...

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Africa's largest democracy finally goes to vote, a week late

A voting card and a metal rod for self-defense are both close at hand in Christopher Obiorah's tiny bookshop but ...


BEE noble, but open doors for job creation first - economist

RELATED ARTICLES Fitch on SA Budget: Eskom support has limited effect on SA's credit rating Why Budget 2019 will create ...


Political parties just cannot agree on land reform procedures

Political parties have pledged their readiness to provide "leadership" on the land restitution programme but remain on separate paths on ...


Proteas crumble as Sri Lanka close in on series win

Cape Town - Suranga Lakmal and part-time spinner Dhananjaya de Silva shared seven wickets to cause a major Proteas second ...


Political SOPA opera? Limpopo premier's address ends in high drama

Chaos broke out at the end of Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha's State of the Province Address (SOPA) in Polokwane, Limpopo, ...


High-ranking Cape Town cop in the dock on rape charge

A high-ranking Cape Town police officer accused of raping a woman he allegedly threatened to arrest for sex work on ...


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