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Bafana soundly beaten by impressive Ghana in AFCON qualifier

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki suffered defeat in his first competitive match in charge of the national ...

Two killed in DRC's Virunga national park

Gunmen killed a guard and a driver's help while they were crossing Virunga, Africa's oldest national park in Democratic Republic ...

Digital training can help supervisors lift PhD output

Several African countries have increased the number of new universities and increased enrolments as part of an effort to boost ...

Gordhan on SAA: Hopefully unions will come to their senses

The South African government signaled it's going to take a hardline approach to its cash-strapped national airline as labour unions ...

ATP Cup will be a 'great start' to year, says Becker

London - Boris Becker hailed the ATP Cup team competition as a perfect way for players to launch the new ...

CSA's Mzansi needs its ?marquees? to shine ? quickly

Cape Town - Former Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat's controversially binned T20 Global League in 2017 had one thing ...

BRICS Leaders Hit At Protectionism, Warn Against Multilateralism

Leaders of the BRICS grouping of countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa -- have railed against protectionism ...

How Zulu radio dramas subverted apartheid's grand design

In Johannesburg, during the Sophiatown era of the 1950s, gangsters would routinely order a writer or journalist like Can Themba ...

How digital training can help supervisors lift PhD output

Several African countries have increased the number of new universities and increased enrolments as part of an effort to boost ...

Where Kenya is spending money on education -- and what's missing

There's conclusive evidence that education improves societal well-being. For this reason societies invest heavily in inclusive and quality education. Households ...

South Africa struggles to manage wildlife ranching: why it's a problem

Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching ...

South Africa's liberals are failing to wrap their heads around race

South Africa's official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), is reeling from self-inflicted political damage. Its newly elected parliamentary leader ...

Urban unrest propels global wave of protests

Numerous anti-government protests have paralyzed cities across the globe for months, from La Paz, Bolivia, to Santiago, Chile, and Monrovia, ...

SAA pilots may only start their strike in January

The SAA Pilots' Association (SAAPA) will not go on strike until it has gone through the correct process, its chairperson ...

SAA strike to go ahead, unions say their demands must be met

After a meeting on Thursday afternoon, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew ...

Two years after coup, Zimbabweans still long for economic change

Two years ago on Thursday, under cover of darkness, members of Zimbabwe's military rolled their tanks into the capital Harare ...

AmaXhosa king stood for peace and unity, says Dlamini-Zuma

Acting President Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has sent condolences to the amaXhosa royal family and the community after the death of ...

SA can't force refugees on other countries, says Home Affairs dept

South Africa cannot force any country to accept refugees and asylum seekers, Deputy Home Affairs Minister Njabulo Nzuza said in ...

Graeme Smith withdraws interest in top Cricket SA job

Cape Town - Former Proteas captain, Graeme Smith, has confirmed that he has withdrawn his interest in Cricket South Africa's ...

Pompeo Urges Coalition to Take Back IS Detainees, Boost Funding

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged members of the coalition fighting Islamic State to take ...

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Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...

Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...

Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...

ADB to fund Philippine government's decentralisation initiative

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million policy-based loan to support the Philippines' efforts ...

Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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