Sun, 23 Sep 2018

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

1 Dead, 1 Hurt After Car Bombs Explode in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA - One person died and another was injured when two car bombs exploded Saturday in the heart of ...

'The country is poorer without Edna Molewa'

Tributes continue to pour in for Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molowa who died on Saturday after a short illness. ...

Tanzania Ferry Accident Toll Climbs to 167

The death toll rose to 167 and one survivor was reportedly rescued Saturday from the ferry boat that capsized in ...

Campaigns Start in Cameroon's Presidential Poll

YAOUNDE - Campaigning for Cameroon's October 7 presidential election officially begun Saturday. Opposition parties have failed to agree on a ...

Massive Willie le Roux boost for Rassie, Boks

Cape Town - The Springboks and their coach Rassie Erasmus have been given a massive boost with the news that ...

Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 167

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria, an official ...

#RIPFreeTwitter trends as MTN pulls plug on free service

A furore erupted on Saturday after MTN announced that its free Twitter service will come to an end. "Overall usage ...

DA launches 2019 elections campaign

Corruption, crime, jobs, immigration and service delivery will top the DA's agenda ahead of the upcoming national polls. The party ...

UNICEF: DRC Ebola Orphans Stigmatized

GENEVA - The U.N. Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports a growing number of children in eastern part of the Democratic Republic ...

Banyana retain COSAFA Championship title in epic final

Cape Town - Banyana Banyana has won the 2018 COSAFA Women's Championship crown after defeating Cameroon at the Wolfson Stadium ...

BREAKING: Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has died

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has died. She was 61 years old. She died in a Pretoria hospital "after ...

Raw sewage in streets: Cholera is Zimbabwe's latest crisis

Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe's capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected president who ...

BREAKING: Minister Edna Molewa has died, ANC confirms

Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has died, the ANC confirmed on Saturday. She was 61 years old. ANC spokesperson ...

IPL heading to South Africa in 2019?

Cape Town - According to numerous reports, next year's Indian Premier League (IPL) is considered to be hosted out of ...

Rhino poaching in SA by numbers

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) recently welcomed the arrest of seven suspects linked to an intelligence-based rhino horn trafficking ...

Proteas geared up for historic final women's ODI

Cape Town - Proteas women's vice-captain Chloe Tryon believes her side has what it takes to pull off their first-ever ...

Lake Victoria, African lifeline regularly hit by sinkings

Lake Victoria is the biggest lake in Africa and crossed every day by scores of boats that are often poorly ...

Tanzania President orders arrests over Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of the management of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria, ...

Kenya Lifts Ban on Lesbian Love Tale, in Time for Oscar Nominations

NAIROBI - A Kenyan court on Friday temporarily lifted a ban on the movie Rafiki. Justice Wilfrida Okwany said that ...

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Windfall for 21st Century Fox despite loss of Sky to Comcast

LONDON, UK - Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has lost control of its prized Sky plc, which was founded by ...

Indian IT giant, Infosys announces 1,000 jobs in Arizona

BANGALORE, India - As part of its commitment to offer employment to 10,000 Americans by 2023, India's second-biggest software firm ...

French brand Longchamp eyes expansion in China to lift sales

PARIS, France - Famed for its iconic folding Le Pliage handbags, the leading French luxury brand Longchamp is exploring various ...

Facebook's dating feature goes live but only in Columbia

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Earlier this year, Facebook unveiled its most boggling feature till date - revealing at its annual developer ...

Amazon buys majority stake in Indian supermarket, More

SEATTLE, U.S. - Starting off in 1994 as a modest firm to sell books in Seattle, Amazon's trajectory in its ...

Dow hits another all-time high, tech stops drop

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks around the world were at six months-highs as the global leader, the Dow Jones ...

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