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Pasha 84: South Africa and a resurgence of COVID-19

South Africa will almost certainly experience a resurgence of COVID-19. However, this new round is likely to be lower than ...


Why has protest music dried up in Nigeria?

The failure of Nigeria's current pop stars to identify with the country's oppressed has inspired feelings of nostalgia about the ...


COVID-19: A global survey shows worrying signs of vaccine hesitancy

It has been nine months since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 ...


Where Trump and Biden Differ on Key Issues

WASHINGTON - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election ...


US Citizen Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Southern Niger

Authorities in Niger say an American citizen has been kidnapped from his home at gunpoint and is being held for ...


Tanzanians Head to Polls to Vote for President, Lawmakers

Tanzania's 29 million eligible voters are lining up at polling places Wednesday to decide whether to re-elect President John Magufuli ...


'Came to kill': survivor recalls Nigeria protest shooting

She hasn't been able to sleep for a week and at first wanted just "to stay hidden".But this survivor of ...


Total makes second gas find off South Africa's southern coast

Total South Africa on Wednesday announced a second gas discovery in the country, a year after another find off the ...


SA Express gets more time to try to use potential lifeline

The return date for SA Express has been extended until 28 January 2021 in order to provide for more time ...


FDA releases new list of ASF-affected countries to warn public

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 28 (PIA)---The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the new list of countries suspected to be affected ...


WEEKEND TEAMS | Super Rugby Unlocked - Round 4

A look at the weekend teams ahead of Round 4 of South Africa's Super Rugby Unlocked competition.Friday, 30 October - ...


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Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

Britain and India shore up economic and financial ties

LONDON, UK - Britain and India entered into a range of agreements on Wednesday to solidify their relationship and promote ...

U.S. rift wiith China contrasted by warming of ties with India

NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, ...

Acute malnutrition among children in Yemen at highest level ever

Yemeni children are suffering acute malnutrition at unprecedented rates as the world's worst humanitarian crisis grinds on and funding falls ...

27% of passengers on Mideast flight to Dublin diagnosed with Covid-19

An outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland has been attributed to a flight from a country in the Middle East into ...

NASA says water on moon far more widespread that previously thought

The U.S. space agency, NASA, reported Monday it has confirmed water can be found in sunlit areas of the moon, ...

Central Africa

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Pasha 84: South Africa and a resurgence of COVID-19

South Africa will almost certainly experience a resurgence of COVID-19. However, this new round is likely to be lower than ...

Why has protest music dried up in Nigeria?

The failure of Nigeria's current pop stars to identify with the country's oppressed has inspired feelings of nostalgia about the ...

COVID-19: A global survey shows worrying signs of vaccine hesitancy

It has been nine months since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 ...

Tanzanians Head to Polls to Vote for President, Lawmakers

Tanzania's 29 million eligible voters are lining up at polling places Wednesday to decide whether to re-elect President John Magufuli ...

Total makes second gas find off South Africa's southern coast

Total South Africa on Wednesday announced a second gas discovery in the country, a year after another find off the ...

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5 Canadian aerospace firms expand Super Hornet ties with Boeing

OTTAWA, Canada - Five major aerospace companies in Canada and Boeing have inked an agreement which will see a multi-decade, ...


China's sharemarket continues higher as economy improves

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China and in Australia rose on Wednesday, while in Tokyo and Hong Kong ...


UK-Irish farming tech company expands market to Texas, Oregon

CAMBRIDGE, UK - Innovative animal tracking collar company Herdsy has secured its first U.S. deals.The business will supply its technology ...


FCC targets foreign support of electronic media in U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing a rule change that would require television and radio ...


State of Victoria in Australia relaxes coronavirus restrictions

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed the easing of strict coronavirus restrictions in ...


UK needs to decide between bargaining power and negotiation strategy

LONDON, UK - Reaching an agreement in trade deals is, in the best of times, a long process. There are ...


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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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