Monday 24th July, 2017

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Ecowas leaders call for W African birth rate to be halved

Ouagadougou - Senior politicians in the Economic Community of West African States Ecowas on Saturday called for measures to cut the birth rate in the region in order to bring the population explosion ...

114 Somali Prisoners Released From Ethiopia Arrive in Mogadishu

More than 100 Somalis, recently released from Ethiopian detention facilities and handed over to the Somali government, arrived in Mogadishu on Saturday, government officials told VOA Somali.The 114 p ...

Spieth goes 3 clear at Royal Birkdale

Southport - Jordan Spieth will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the British Open after shooting a bogey-free third round of 65 to go to 11-under par on Saturday at Royal Birkdale.His p ...

Numsa calls on Saps to pay 10111 workers more

Cape Town - The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on Saturday called on Saps to ensure that 10111 call centre workers were fairly remunerated.A long running wage dispute came to ...

Wayde, Caster headline strong SA world champs squad

Cape Town - A 24-member national team has been announced by Athletics South Africa for the IAAF World Championships in London to be held from August 4-13, 2017.The final team includes all four track ...

Do the right thing, EFF tells Zambias president Lungu

Cape Town - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has expressed concern over political developments in Zambia under the leadership of President Edgar Lungu.In a statement, the EFF said it noted with " ...

Egypt Court Sentences 28 to Death Over 2015 Prosecutor Killing

CAIRO - A Cairo criminal court on Saturday sentenced to death 28 people over the 2015 killing of Egypt's top prosecutor and handed 15 others jail sentences of 25years each.The court had in June rec ...

Gambia justice minister promises new post-Jammeh constitution

Banjul - The Gambia's justice minister has promised a new constitution to be voted on by referendum as the tiny west African country transitions from the long rule of former strongman Yahya Jammeh.A ...

More cocaine from Sao Paulo intercepted at OR Tambo

Cape Town - South African Revenue Service (Sars) customs officials on Friday made their second major drug bust this month at OR Tambo International Airport, when they intercepted 26 kilograms of cocai ...

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Young Women Risk Stigma Against Contraception to Avoid Social Costs of Unintended Pregnancy

KIRUMBA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - After Kanyere got pregnant at 17 years old, she vowed that it wouldn't happen again.Now 25 and a single mother to her 8-year-old child, she has discovered how

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The jungle book 2016

Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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