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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 ...


Africa's COVID-19 Chaos Opens Door for Opportunistic Extremists

JOHANNESBURG - As a pandemic rages and weakens fragile societies, terrorists lie in wait to pounce on vulnerable people, especially ...


Africa's research ecosystem needs a culture of mentoring

Sub-Saharan Africa faces a range of development challenges, including high population growth, poverty, food insecurity, and poor healt ...


Shoprite exits Nigeria: Is the Nigerian market impenetrable?

Qongqo said South African companies overestimated their capabilities and attractiveness of their product offerings moving into the Nigerian market and ...


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 ...


UN agency to support trafficking victims in Nigeria

LAGOS, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The United Nation's migration agency has opened a new facility in Edo in southern Nigeria ...


Anglican communion picks holes in Anambra burial law

Anglican communion picks holes in Anambra burial law Vanguard ...


TikTok owner accuses Facebook of plagiarism and smears

TikTok owner ByteDance has accused Facebook of plagiarism and smears although it did not elaborate on the accusation. The Chinese ...


Google buys $450m stake in ADT to give Nest a new perch

Google is paying $450 million for a nearly 7% stake in longtime home and business security provider ADT Inc., a ...


Google unveils cheaper Pixel smartphone, teases 5G

Google on Monday unveiled a new. more affordable Pixel smartphone and said it would launch models tailored for super-fast 5G ...


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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 ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...

Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...

No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

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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 ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

Trump hails rising manufacturing and auto sales

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump interrupted his press briefing on the coronavirus on Tuesday night to enthuse over the ...

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 ...

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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 ...


Mozambique denies knowledge of ship tied to Beirut blast

Mozambican port authorities on Thursday denied any knowledge of the ship carrying the cargo of ammonium nitrate said to have ...


Curious Kids: how did the first person evolve?

Hi Mabel, what a great question!We know humans haven't always been around. After all, we wouldn't have survived alongside meat-eating ...


Struggle hero John Nkadimeng has died

John Nkadimeng receives highest honoursHe was widely known for being an instrumental figure in the foundation of trade union federation, ...


Ramaphosa appoints special envoys for Zimbabwe crisis

Zim journalist speaks out against governmentActivists have also allegedly been abducted and there is rising alarm over reports of human ...


Mmusi Maimane | An open letter to NPA head Shamila Batohi

Dear Advocate Batohi,I write to you at a time of great anxiety and trepidation in our nation due to the ...


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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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