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Niger stampede kills at least 20 at handout for refugees

Twenty people, many of them women and children, were trampled to death on Monday in a stampede for food and ...


What I've learnt about drug testing in Nigeria over the last 20 years

Poor quality medicine is one of the obstacles to improving health in developing countries. One in 10 medicines may not ...


African players in Europe: Mane moves Liverpool closer to title

Paris - Reigning African Footballer of the Year Sadio Mane scored the goal that brought Liverpool victory at Norwich and ...


Twenty-four killed in Burkina Faso church attack

Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern ...


International

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China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

Renegade Catholic order offered money to abused victim to lie

MILAN - The cardinal's response was not what Yolanda Martinez had expected - or could abide.Her son had been sexually ...

Ring of Fire next front in battle for Indigenous legal orders

The struggle over the mineral deposits in Ontario's Ring of Fire has taken a surprising turn.With all eyes on British ...

Palestinian PM: Trump's Mideast Plan 'Will be Buried'

MUNICH - The Palestinian prime minister lashed out Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to end the Mideast conflict, ...

China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...

Business

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Stocks in Europe and Britain make solid gains, U.S. markets shut

LONDON, UK - Shares in the UK and Europe were on the rise on Monday, although markets were quiet with ...

Securities and Exchange Board of India to allow fintech products tests

MUMBAI, India - Stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday decided to allow live ...

Yen and Japanese stocks weaken as economy drops to 6-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan sank on Monday as the country's economy recorded its slowest quarterly growth in six ...

New York state not to appeal $26 billion telco merger case

NEW YORK, New York - The State of New York will not be appealing the case it jointly pursued with ...

Twenty-two Syrian companies in UAE for Gulfood exhibition

DUBAI, UAE - The 25th Gulfood, which is considered one of the largest food exhibitions in the world has started ...

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China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...


OPINION| Don?t let intuition (mis)guide your investment thinking

Our behaviour as human beings is shaped by a combination of our physiology, biological history, life experiences and the environment. ...


How Surve 'robs Peter to pay Paul'

The Surve family's Sekunjalo Investment Holdings has extracted yet more from the R4.3 billion that the Public Investment Corporation invested ...


South Africa's Rubgy team win Laureus World Team of the Year

Berlin [Germany], Feb 18 (ANI): 2019 Rugby World Cup team South Africa on Monday (local time) won the Laureus World ...


Outspoken US Labor Leader Owen Bieber Dies at 90

Former U.S. labor leader Owen Bieber, one of the country's most outspoken anti-apartheid activists who also backed Poland's Solidarity labor ...


South Sudanese Welcome Kiir's 10 States Offer

JUBA - Many Juba residents have welcomed South Sudan President Salva Kiir's offer on Saturday to abandon the current 32-state ...


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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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