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Why did the Soviets send dogs into space, and not monkeys

While the US chose monkeys for its space experiments, the USSR, after much chin-scratching, opted for dogs - but only ...

PM Abiy meets AU envoys for talks on Ethiopia conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday met with African Union envoys to discuss the conflict in Tigray, where the ...

Proteas bat first at empty Newlands in opening T20 as Linde debuts

The Proteas will bat first in the opening T20 against England at an empty Newlands after skipper Quinton de Kock ...

SABC signs Proteas deal ahead of bumper season

Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) have announced a broadcasting deal for the busy cricket ...

COVID-19 Staffers Test Positive in Sudan Leader's Office

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok's staff is self-isolating after 19 members, including Cabinet Affairs Minister Omer Manis, ...

Steenhuisen to Malema: Give up your police security detail

DA leader John Steenhuisen has challenged EFF leader Julius Malema, who recently threatened police officers, to forego the police protection ...

Former Pirates boss Palacios remembers facing 21-year-old Maradona

Watching the legendary Diego Maradona, who died this week at the age of 60 of a heart attack, and playing ...

Why Sharks' Dylan Richardson is the ideal player for a pandemic

Versatility will be a distinct theme when the Sharks take on the Pumas in Friday night's Currie Cup opener at ...

How theatre can help young Nigerians who are living with HIV

Nasarawa state in the north-central region of Nigeria is known for agriculture, salt mining and one of the higher waterfalls ...

Treasury warns of fiscal crisis over state wages as court case nears

South Africa can't implement a pay deal with public servants because it would precipitate a fiscal crisis, Finance Minister Tito ...

African envoys due to meet Ethiopian PM as war ultimatum expires

African peace envoys were due to meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday, a day after he said the ...

Feature: Namibian woodcarvers optimistic about business despite COVID-19

A woodcarver polishes a product at a local market in Windhoek, Namibia, Nov. 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Ndalimpinga Iita)Namibian woodcarvers are optimistic ...

Ind vs Aus: Chahal concedes most runs for an Indian spinner in ODIs

Sydney [Australia], November 27 (ANI): Yuzvendra Chahal on Friday registered an unwanted record as he became the Indian spinner to ...

Yasmin Sooka | Zuma vs Zondo: Are we all equal before the law?

Former president Jacob Zuma's petulant and unlawful exit at the Zondo commission on 19 November, having lost his application to ...

Cheetahs seemingly on the verge of finding a new home

Cheetahs bigwig Harold Verster has provided the clearest indication yet that the franchise's future is safe despite being sidelined from ...

CIA officer killed in Somalia: US media

A CIA officer was killed in combat in Somalia in recent days, US media said Thursday without releasing details of ...

Rescuers Search for 30 Trapped Miners in Zimbabwe

Rescuers are trying to reach at least 30 miners in Zimbabwe trapped underground after a shaft in an outdated gold ...

Autumn Nations Cup gives new twist to Anglo-Welsh rivalry

England and Wales have been playing against each other for 139 years but Saturday's Autumn Nations Cup match marks a ...

Ind vs Aus: Spectator invades ground, leaves Warner amused

Sydney [Australia], November 27 (ANI): A spectator carrying a placard invaded the ground in the ongoing first One Day International ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Nov. 27)

BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

CIA Officer Killed in Somalia, Report Says

WASHINGTON - A CIA officer was killed in combat in Somalia in recent days, U.S. media said Thursday without releasing ...

Finch becomes 2nd fastest Australian to smash 5,000 runs in ODI

Sydney [Australia], November 27 (ANI): Skipper Aaron Finch on Friday became the second-fastest Australian player to smash 5000 runs in ...

Black Friday: Buy local to help boost our economy

This year's Black Friday will almost certainly be blacker for many people than previous years, given seriously constrained economic circumstances. ...

Observers Dismayed as US Considers Troop Pullout From Somalia

NAIROBI - No other country has been involved in Somalia's future as much as the United States. Now the Trump ...

WHO Urges Africa to Prepare for Vaccine Rollout

The World Health Organization urged African countries Thursday to prepare plans to distribute vaccinations for COVID-19 as they become available.A ...

Proteas overpower Malawi in 1st netball test

The Proteas overpowered the Malawi Queens 65-25 in the first SPAR Challenge Test match at the Superbowl in Sun City ...

Morocco's COVID-19 cases surpass 340,000

Rabat [Morroco], November 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Morocco registered 4,178 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking the tally of infections in the ...

De Kock comfortable with Proteas limited overs leadership

Proteas star batsman Quinton de Kock admitted that he is comfortable in his role as Proteas ODI and T20 captain.Last ...

Zimbabwean Artisanal Miners Fear Resurgence of Violence

MAZOWE, ZIMBABWE - Deadly violence in Zimbabwe's gold mining sector was a problem for years until COVID-19 restrictions brought it ...

Stigma, Discrimination Seen Driving HIV/AIDS, COVID-19

GENEVA - The U.N. Program on HIV and AIDS warns that stigma and discrimination against marginalized populations are driving both ...

CIA officer killed Somalia: US media

A CIA officer was killed in combat in Somalia in recent days, US media said Thursday without releasing details of ...

Covid-19 fatigue may cause a second wave in Africa, expert warns

An expert has warned a second wave of Covid-19 infections will emerge on the African continent if people do not ...

Extreme heat is a threat to lives in Africa, but it's not being monitored

Extreme heat is a serious hazard to people's health. It affects the cardiovascular system and is particularly dangerous for the ...

UK government's foreign aid cuts put girls' education at risk

The UK government's 2020 spending review includes a cut in international aid, from 0.7% of gross national income to 0.5%. ...

Why Mauritius is culling an endangered fruit bat that exists nowhere else

The endangered Mauritius fruit bat is once again the centre of a controversial cull at the hands of its government, ...

Ford pays R50 000 compensation to owners whose Kuga caught fire

Ford Motor Company South Africa agreed to pay R50 000 compensation to people whose Kuga caught fire from the engine ...

FROM THE FIELD: Girl child soldier shunned at home in Uganda

A young mother has been talking about how she was shunned by her community in Uganda when she returned home ...

Time to put on a show, says England skipper Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan says his England team are determined to "put on a bit of a show" in the ...

ArcelorMittal South Africa faces legal action over short time pay

Trade union Solidarity has vowed to take legal action against ArcelorMittal over reduced working time which was put in place ...

Sudan's former PM Sadiq al-Mahdi dies from coronavirus

Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected leader and the great-grandson of the messianic figure who fought the British in the ...

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Southern Africa moot regional action for Mozambique unrest

Leaders from southern African countries met for urgent security talks on Friday and agreed on a "regional response" to the ...

Why did the Soviets send dogs into space, and not monkeys

While the US chose monkeys for its space experiments, the USSR, after much chin-scratching, opted for dogs - but only ...

PM Abiy meets AU envoys for talks on Ethiopia conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday met with African Union envoys to discuss the conflict in Tigray, where the ...

Proteas bat first at empty Newlands in opening T20 as Linde debuts

The Proteas will bat first in the opening T20 against England at an empty Newlands after skipper Quinton de Kock ...

SABC signs Proteas deal ahead of bumper season

Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) have announced a broadcasting deal for the busy cricket ...

COVID-19 Staffers Test Positive in Sudan Leader's Office

KHARTOUM, SUDAN - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok's staff is self-isolating after 19 members, including Cabinet Affairs Minister Omer Manis, ...

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