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Forced to flee: UNHRC steps in to protect foreign nationals in SA

The UNHRC, the United Nation's Refugee Agency, claims at least 1 500 foreign nationals, mainly migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers, were ...

(Im)migration Recap, Sept. 15-20

Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, and why and how it could impact your life, family or ...

Harry and Meghan Make 1st Official Tour as Family in Africa

JOHANNESBERG, SOUTH AFRICA - Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are making their first ...

UN staff support youth-driven global action on climate crisis

The global climate strike was inspired by weekly demonstrations held by the Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg, and UN workers ...

UN staff and young people support global action on climate crisis

The global climate strike was inspired by weekly demonstrations held by the teenage activist Greta Thunberg, and UN workers gathered ...

Zimbabwe's 'witch-hunt' against opponents

On September 8, Zimbabwean union activist Dr Peter Magombeyi claimed he was receiving "death threats". Six days later he disappeared. ...

Capetonians join worldwide #ClimateStrike

"Fight climate crisis or die frying," read one of the hundreds of placards in front of Parliament as Capetonians joined ...

Mugabe was a towering figure against colonialism ? Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa has hailed former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a hero and pan-Africanist who fought colonialism."He was more ...

Kenyans Join Climate Change Protests

NAIROBI - Hundreds of Kenyans joined international protests Friday to demand political leaders do more to combat climate change.Dressed in ...

Ugandan Youth March Against Degradation of Environment

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Nearly 1,000 young people marched Friday in Kampala to protest land, forest and wetland degradation around the ...

Worldwide Protest Launched Against Climate Change

A day of worldwide protests against climate change is underway that organizers predict will draw more than one million participants, ...

Zimbabwe Police: Doctor Who Disappeared is Safe, in Hospital

Police in Zimbabwe say the leader of a doctors' strike, who allegedly was abducted by government agents, is receiving care ...

'Abducted' Zimbabwean doctors' union activist found alive - HRW

A Zimbabwean doctors' union leader whose suspected kidnapping sparked protests by medics in the capital Harare has been found alive, ...

Pant should be careful while playing: Rajkumar Sharma

New Delhi [India], Sept 20 [India] (ANI): Rajkumar Sharma, the childhood coach of Indian skipper Virat Kohli, on Friday asked ...

Not worried about being left out from T20Is: Kuldeep Yadav

London [UK], Sept 20 (ANI): Wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav isn't worried about his exclusion from the last two T20I series ...

Manuel flub may have wrecked a backstage deal with Moyo - source

By lunch-time on Friday, Nombulelo 'Pinky' Moholi's profile as a director of Old Mutual had been removed from the company's ...

2 Kenyans dropped from Doha Worlds over testosterone levels

Nairobi - Two female Kenyan middle-distance runners have been dropped from the team for this month's IAAF World Championships in ...

Leader of Zimbabwe Doctors Strike Reappears After 5 Days Missing

The Zimbabwean doctor whose disappearance sparked off a wave of doctors' protests across the country, has reappeared, alive.Speaking Thursday on ...

Kohli shares throwback picture from his teenage days

New Delhi [India], Sept 20 (ANI): After smashing an unbeaten half-century in the second T20I against South Africa, Indian skipper ...

World Bank in talks with Nigeria for fresh R37bn loan

The World Bank and Nigeria are in talks for as much as $2.5bn (R37bn) in a new tranche of concessionary ...

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U.S. stock markets in decline, Nasdaq loses 65 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Friday while the U.S. dollar strengthened.Stocks had dropped earlier when it ...

79,000 farmers in Ireland eligible for government payments

DUBLIN, Ireland - Payments worth 168.5 million euro have begun to be paid out this week under the 2019 Areas ...

Stocks in Asia make gains, pound continues rally

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were positive but moves were unremarkable on Asian stock exchanges on Friday.Japan's Nikkei 225 added 34.64 ...

Uncertainty of the trade war is slowing global growth, says former Fed

Uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade war is hitting global growth, and that could be driving the slowdown more than the ...

Buyers and sellers sidelined on Wall Street Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street saw buyers and sellers sidelined on Thursday, with little movement in shares in ...

San Francisco-based company opens new EMEA headquarters in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nitro, a global company specialising in document productivity solutions, has opened a new EMEA headquarters in Dublin.Centrally ...

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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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