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Major decline in new car sales, with rental industry at a near halt

The July 2020 new passenger car market registered a substantial decline of 35.8% to 18 905 units compared to the ...

Football and politics: when Algeria won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

With African football on hold and the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's plenty ...

France in the Sahel: a case of the reluctant multilateralist?

France is presenting its current involvement in the Sahel as a new, and more multilateral, form of intervention.But is it? ...

SEE | Escaped Lichtenburg Lions have all been rounded up

Lockdown: Beachgoers flee from authorities on Durban beachThe fence was fixed before the search party left.This is unlike the fate ...

Debt levels keep climbing as net incomes decline

Higher-income earners in South Africa in particular appear to have come under significant debt pressure, according to the debt index ...

Highlands Park dismiss huge offer to sell PSL franchise

"No not again" was the response from Highlands Park supporters after the club known as "The Lions of the North" ...

Mali Opposition Plans More Protests to Demand President's Ouster

PARIS - Protesters in Mali are planning to go to the streets again this week as opponents continue to demand ...

Attacks, Abuses On the Rise in Africa's Sahel Region

JOHANNESBURG - While global attention remains centered on the coronavirus, a U.S. special envoy is sounding the alarm about crises ...

FAKE NEWS | No, Pope Francis is not cancelling the Bible

If the claim were accurate, news of the Bible's cancellation would have been widely reported across the world.But no credible ...

KEC International bags new orders worth Rs 1,192 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Infrastructure major KEC International said on Monday it has secured new orders of Rs ...

Uganda's coffee export earnings reach record high

Gerald Katabazi, chief executive officer of Volcano Coffee cafeteria, makes coffee in Kampala, Uganda, July 24, 2020. (Xinhua/Hajarah Nalwadda)Uganda's coffee ...

Civilians Say Cameroon Government Undermines War Against Boko Haram

YAOUNDE - There are growing concerns among Cameroonians that their government and military are undermining the war against Boko Haram ...

Development Bank of Southern Africa sees profits falling on Covid-19

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has warned that full year profits will fall as the lender expects some ...

Mkhwebane's office sees 'rapid surge' in Covid-19-related complaints

The stimulus package amounts to some 10% of the country's GDP. A total of R130 billion of the package would ...

We need help too, say businesses left out of insurers' relief plans

| We've been considering Covid-19 relief for some time, say Santam and Guardrisk'Mid-size businesses also need help'"I'm not denying small ...

Erik van Rooyen earns PGA Tour temporary membership

South African golfer points.To earn full status on the PGA Tour for the 2020-21 season, non-members must win or earn ...

Former Sharks hooker re-joins Gloucester on short-term deal

English club Gloucester have announced that South African hooker Franco Marais will return to Kingsholm until the end of the ...

Alcohol industry calls for lifting of 'devastating' booze ban

Gray, also a member of the Ministerial Advisory Committee advising Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on South Africa's Covid-19 response, said: ...

Shoprite exits Nigeria after 15 years

Africa's biggest grocery retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the continent's most populated country, Nigeria, after 15 years.The Cape Town-based retailer has ...

Gambia government officials ravaged by Covid-19

Banjul - Three ministers in Gambia's government have tested positive for the coronavirus, officials said, days after the West African ...

Emerging-market rebound hangs in balance as economies struggle

Rand slips to three-week low in the wake of poor US growthWhich makes the start of August - typically one ...

5 talking points: Super Rugby Aotearoa Week 8

Chiefs, Gatland in a world of hurtThe Chiefs' home loss to the Crusaders was their seventh on the trot in ...

Furyk wins The Ally Challenge in Champions' debut

Jim Furyk shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win The Ally Challenge in his inaugural event on the Champions ...

Thomas wins St. Jude, moves up to No. 1

Justin Thomas recorded a 5-under 65 on Sunday and moved up to No. 1 in the World Golf Rankings by ...

Baez delivers game-winner in 11th as Cubs sweep Pirates

Javier Baez ripped a game-winning single up the middle of the infield to give the Chicago Cubs a 2-1 win ...

Deputy President Mabuza is 'home and well', says his office

Mabuza sick at home in Mpumalanga, but Covid-19 status still negativeNews24 earlier reported that Mabuza's low profile during the lockdown ...

R70bn IMF loan a 'grievous mistake' - SACP

Dondo Mogajane on IMF loan: 'We shouldn't be happy about taking on more debt'Nzimande said SACP members still came under ...

3 Team Cricket: Who would be South Africa's best Last Man Standing?

AB de Villiers Is there even any doubt?Any time De Villiers walks to the crease, there's an excited expectation that ...

Three things we learned from the FA Cup final

In what could be his last game for Arsenal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang showed why the Gunners must do everything in their ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1300 GMT, Aug. 2

People are seen wearing face masks during COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico City, Mexico, Aug. 1, 2020. (Photo by Sunny Quintero/Xinhua)BEIJING, ...

Rohit Sharma reveals his favourite century of World Cup 2019

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): India batsman Rohit Sharma on Sunday revealed his favourite century of the ICC Men's ...

Nearly 4 000 pit latrines in South Africa's schools

Here's when the school year will end: Education dept releases revised calendar datesMotshekga said the department planned to eradicate pit ...

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kill at Least 13 in Cameroon

DOUALA - Suspected militants from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least 13 people and wounded eight others in a ...

Kenya's COVID-19 cases surpass 21,000-mark

A vendor displays food stuff for sale in Buruburu, Nairobi, Kenya, on July 29, 2020. (Xinhua/Chrispinus)The number of COVID-19 cases ...

OPINION | Who are the rights enshrined in the Constitution for?

.The prevalence of illegal evictions is one of these normalised social injustices. On the 1 July 2020, a video of ...

Skid stopped, A's continue search for offense vs. Seattle

In a normal season, a three-game losing streak wouldn't be cause for much concern. In this pandemic-delayed, 60-game campaign, it's ...

How Covid-19 impacts forex risk management

As one of the most liquid foreign exchange markets in the world and the gateway to the African continent, South ...

We need to unpack the word 'race' and find new language

Race-thinking has been discredited for decades. But it is still with us. Yet race is a historical contingency, not a ...

How apps on mobile phones are changing Zimbabwe's talk radio

In Africa, radio still has wider geographical reach and higher audiences than any other information and communication technology, including television ...

A hard journey to a future free of hepatitis in Africa

The World Health Organisation has announced additional efforts to eliminate hepatitis by 2030. The overall strategy calls for the prevention ...

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COVID-19 Strikes Gambian Government Officials

Three ministers in the Gambian government have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the government.The State House of the Gambia ...

Major decline in new car sales, with rental industry at a near halt

The July 2020 new passenger car market registered a substantial decline of 35.8% to 18 905 units compared to the ...

Football and politics: when Algeria won the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

With African football on hold and the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's plenty ...

France in the Sahel: a case of the reluctant multilateralist?

France is presenting its current involvement in the Sahel as a new, and more multilateral, form of intervention.But is it? ...

SEE | Escaped Lichtenburg Lions have all been rounded up

Lockdown: Beachgoers flee from authorities on Durban beachThe fence was fixed before the search party left.This is unlike the fate ...

Debt levels keep climbing as net incomes decline

Higher-income earners in South Africa in particular appear to have come under significant debt pressure, according to the debt index ...

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