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MTN fetches R2.3 billion from sale of Jumia stake

MTN raised R2.3 billion from the sale of its 18.9% interest in online retailer Jumia Technologies, as part of its ...


Nigeria protesters retreat but vow to fight on

Young Nigerians who took to the streets to demand better governance are in shock after a brutal crackdown on their ...


The Angolan dancers who helped South African anthem Jerusalema go global

In February the Angolan dance troupe Phenomenos do Semba created the viral #JerusalemaDanceChallenge video that showed off their dance moves ...


Cameroon legend Geremi opposed to Africa Cup matches in Europe

Cameroon football legend Geremi Njitap says African countries must not be allowed to stage Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in ...


France-Turkey Dispute Grows Over Cartoons and Influence

ISTANBUL - The war of words between France and Turkey over cartoons portraying Islam's Prophet Muhammad, triggered by the recent ...


Africa's richest man delays cement listing in London until 2023

Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest person, has again delayed plans to sell shares in his cement maker on the London Stock ...


Just in: Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala proposed as new chief of WTO

GENEVA, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is proposed to become the new director-general of the ...


Why has protest music dried up in Nigeria?

The failure of Nigeria's current pop stars to identify with the country's oppressed has inspired feelings of nostalgia about the ...


COVID-19: A global survey shows worrying signs of vaccine hesitancy

It has been nine months since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 ...


US Citizen Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Southern Niger

Authorities in Niger say an American citizen has been kidnapped from his home at gunpoint and is being held for ...


'Came to kill': survivor recalls Nigeria protest shooting

She hasn't been able to sleep for a week and at first wanted just "to stay hidden".But this survivor of ...


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Refugees flee stricken, burning, sinking migrant boat, 140 die

SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal - In what has been described as the deadliest shipwreck recorded so far this year, at least 140 ...

Three stabbed to death in Nice, French consulate in Jeddah attacked

NICE, France - A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of ...

Golfing great comes out in support of Trump re-election

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also ...

Snowden, hero to many, traitor to others, is awarded Russian residency

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden ...

Chinese stocks gain for third day in row, most other Asian markets dip

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian investors on Thursday ignored the ructions overnight on Wall Street and around the globe, keeping ...

Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

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Hong Kong index drops nearly 500 points as U.S. dollar jumps again

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks finally caught up with their global counterparts on Friday, with major indices in all ...

Third quarter earnings for Twitter rise 14 percent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. social media company Twitter Inc. Thursday said it saw a revenue of ...

American stocks and currency shoot higher on strong economic data

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 29 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished higher on Thursday, recouping some of the ...

China on average building seven new airports every year

XIAMEN, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved comprehensive progress in the civil airport sector with a major move forward ...

Months of negotiations fail to produce U.S. Covid relief deal

WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and ...

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Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...


What a Biden or Trump election means for multilateralism

The debate between unilateralism and multilateralism has been a major point of discussion during the 2020 edition of the US ...


MTN fetches R2.3 billion from sale of Jumia stake

MTN raised R2.3 billion from the sale of its 18.9% interest in online retailer Jumia Technologies, as part of its ...


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Is the ANC riding the wrong bicycle?

I read with interest the article by Zamokwakhe Somhlaba (In democracy, all voices must be heard) on the failings of ...


Ethiopia proposes holding postponed vote in May or June 2021 -FANA

Ethiopian authorities have proposed holding a postponed election in May or June 2021, state-affiliated broadcaster FANA said on Friday, setting ...


Pakistan win toss, bat against Zimbabwe in first ODI

Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and opted to bat in the first one-day international against Zimbabwe in Rawalpindi ...


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