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Goalkeeper pick will be a tough call - Arendse

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana goalkeeper coach Andre Arendse is pleased with the response from all three goalkeepers Ronwen Williams, ...


Stransky inspires pink revolution at Cape Epic

Cape Town - Joel Stransky is famous for kicking the winning drop goal to help South Africa win a historic ...


Baxter outlines Bafana's battle plan for Libya

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter believes the national team can negate Libya if the side can stop ...


From Oz bad boys to the Universe Boss: 6 to watch in the IPL

New Delhi - Six to watch when the 12th season of the high-octane Twenty20 Indian Premier League begins on Saturday. ...


International

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Central Africa

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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Goalkeeper pick will be a tough call - Arendse

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana goalkeeper coach Andre Arendse is pleased with the response from all three goalkeepers Ronwen Williams, ...

Stransky inspires pink revolution at Cape Epic

Cape Town - Joel Stransky is famous for kicking the winning drop goal to help South Africa win a historic ...

Baxter outlines Bafana's battle plan for Libya

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter believes the national team can negate Libya if the side can stop ...

UPDATE: Latest videos on Cyclone Idai

Marooned Mozambicans wait for aid to arrive after Cyclone Idai Aid workers race to help survivors and meet humanitarian needs ...

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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...


Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...


Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...


Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...


Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...


Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...


Hotel Review

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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