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Malnutrition among children is rife in Nigeria. What must be done

Malnutrition is one of world's major public health and development concerns. In Nigeria, the situation is dire. Currently, UNICEF says ...


Nigeria's ambitious new maritime security project must avoid old traps

President Muhammadu Buhari recently inaugurated a project designed to prevent illegal activities in Nigeria's coastal waters and enforce maritime regulations. ...


Northwestern Nigeria: 100 Kidnapped Villagers Regain Their Freedom

KANO - One hundred civilians, kidnapped in early June by armed men in the village of Manawa in northwestern Nigeria, ...


What machine learning can offer Nigeria's healthcare system

Imagine it's 2030 - and a typical day in a Nigerian healthcare setting. In earlier decades, when a patient walked ...


Nigerian Pilot Survives After Criminal Gang Shoots Down Fighter Jet

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria's air force says armed bandits have for the first time shot down one of their fighter ...


Chinese tech, ignored by the West, is taking over Africa's cyberspace

While China's telecom giant Huawei has come under increasing attack in the US and the European Union, it is thriving ...


Antetokounmpo powers Milwaukee Bucks to first NBA title for 50 years

The symmetry was as salient as his brilliance. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 50 points on Tuesday night as the Milwaukee Bucks ...


WHO commends Nigeria's progress in tracking tuberculosis amid COVID-19

LAGOS, July 23 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended Nigeria's efforts and measures taken to track and ...


Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, July 23

QUITO -- At least 21 prisoners were killed and several more injured in riots on Wednesday night in two prisons ...


Nigerian police rescue 11 people following gunfight with bandits

LAGOS, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian police rescued 11 people kidnapped by gunmen in the country's northwestern state of Zamfara ...


Cameroon aims to boost tourism during AFCON

YAOUNDE, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Cameroonian Prime Minister Joseph Dion Ngute met with senior government officials on Thursday to strategize ...


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U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

Britain favors placing U.S. deep space radar station in U.K.

LONDON, England: A U.S. Space Force proposal to base a radar system in Britain to monitor spacecraft up to 22,400 ...

Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

New Russian stealth fighter jet to be on display at Russian air show

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia will unveil its new Sukhoi fifth-generation stealth fighter jet this week at an air show near Moscow.Show ...

U.S. urges Americans to avoid travel to Britain as Covid surges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government issued an advisory on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Great Britain because ...

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Pfizer signs with Africa's Biovac to manufacture Covid vaccines

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A South African pharmaceutical company will manufacture the Pfizer- BioNTech Covid vaccine for distribution in Africa. ...

Hong Kong's stock market takes a beating, Asian markets mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets ended the week mixed on Friday. The U.S. dollar forged ahead.At the close ...

Chipotle says increased menu pricing will only cover new beef charges

NEWPORT BEACH, California: U.S. restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill posted greater revenues for the current quarter on July 20, though ...

Rare earth magnets used in EVs raise concerns over Chinese monopoly

WASHINGTON D.C.: With U.S.-Sino relations becoming increasingly strained, automobile manufacturers in the western world are striving to lower their dependence ...

U.S. stock indices advance for 3rd consecutive day

NEW YORK, New York - A recent spike in jobless claims has failed to deter investors in U.S. stocks.All the ...

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Pfizer signs with Africa's Biovac to manufacture Covid vaccines

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A South African pharmaceutical company will manufacture the Pfizer- BioNTech Covid vaccine for distribution in Africa. ...


Platinum giants eye solar power as a green answer to load shedding

The world's biggest platinum miners are ramping up plans to build renewable energy plants to free them from power outages ...


Clicks reopens most vaccination sites closed during looting

Seven of the 54 Clicks stores that were looted and vandalised during the recent unrest had been able to open ...


Paarl to Bellville taxi route suspended over deadly rivalry

A major taxi route between Paarl and Bellville will close on Monday because of a deadly taxi dispute.This means certain ...


Who can travel to Russia in 2021

Citizens of some countries can already come to Russia as tourists and even those that require a visa. Check out ...


Pepkor shares jump on strong sales growth

Pepkor says group revenue grew by 13.9% to R53.9 billion for nine months ended 30 June. Pep and Ackermans retail ...


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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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