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van Rooyen accepts temporary PGA Tour membership

South Africa's Erik van Rooyen has accepted Special Temporary Membership for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, making him eligible ...


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 ...


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 ...


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Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...

Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...

Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...

Mexico governors call for Covid czar to resign as death toll soars

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico has recorded more coronavirus-related deaths than the UK, and as the figure rose above 47,000 ...

Central Africa

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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? ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Solid demand drives Wall Street higher, Nasdaq hits new record high

NEW YORK, New York - The Nasdaq hit another record high on Monday as America's thirst for technology stocks continued.Investors ...


Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...


Former Bausch Health CEO, CFO and FC sanctioned over SEC disclosures

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Bausch Health, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in ...


Twenty-six airlines now operating at Dublin Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland - Good news for the tourism industry in Ireland. A total of twenty-six airlines have now resumed operations ...


Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...


Irish nightlife to get shot in arm from government support

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is to establish a new taskforce which will see a range of departments, agencies and groups ...


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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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