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Zimbabwe nurses detained over pay strike granted bail

"They were released on Z$1 000 each, except Moses Sigauke who was additionally charged with incitement to commit public violence ...

Covid-19: Schools in Kenya to remain closed until 2021

'Everyone looks broken' - Anger as forced coronavirus quarantine extended in KenyaKenya closed schools on 15 March when it had ...

OPINION | White South Africans: We have got to get real about race

.For this to change (and it must), we need to acknowledge white supremacy as a powerful ideology that is especially ...

South Africa's consumer index declines to 35 year low

Residents walk past a sign reminding people of the measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection at a shopping ...

South Africans must be healthier for universal healthcare to succeed

Achieving a healthy population isn't easy for any country - rich or poor. One of the approaches that's gained traction ...

Pressure is on to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but corners can't be cut

The advent of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and the dynamics of its spread is unprecedented. ...

Wildlife Poaching Doubles in Uganda During COVID-19 Lockdown

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda's wildlife authorities say the halt to tourism income caused by COVID-19 has pushed many people who ...

France winger returns to Lyon on 1-year deal

French international winger Remy Grosso has signed a one-year contract with Lyon, where he started his career, the club said ...

Over 3,000 Congolese refugees arrive in Uganda in three days

More than 3,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) arrived in Uganda between Wednesday and Friday last ...

My dream has always been to play under Dhoni: Sandeep Sharma

New Delhi [India], July 7 (ANI): As wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates his 39th birthday today, bowler Sandeep Sharma ...

Over 3,000 Congolese refugees arrive in Uganda three days

More than 3,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) arrived in Uganda between Wednesday and Friday last ...

South Africa must take a stand on 'Black Lives Matter': Lungi Ngidi

Cape Town [South Africa], July 7 (ANI): South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi has said that the side needs to take ...

The latest: Coronavirus watch updates, July 7

A man walks inside the Oculus station in New York, the United States, July 4, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)- U.S. COVID-19 ...

Islamic Militants May Have Committed War Crimes in DRC, UN Says

A series of brutal attacks against Congolese civilians by Islamic militants are possible war crimes, United Nations monitors said Monday.Eighteen ...

Progress in AIDS/HIV Fight Uneven, UN Says

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says global HIV/AIDS targets for 2020 will not be met, and that some progress ...

Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds

Spoiler alert: this story details how The War of the Worlds ends.The latest screen adaption of H. G. Wells' 1898 ...

Kenya Eases COVID-19 Restrictions as Cases Continue to Soar

NAIROBI - Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has eased the restrictions put in place in early March to contain the spread ...

Kenya announces phased reopening from coronavirus lockdown

Stigma, fears of quarantine hinder Kenya's Covid-19 fightDomestic commercial and passenger flights are scheduled to restart on 15 July, Kenyatta ...

Idir: how a song from the village took Algerian music to the world

In the 1990s I had the good fortune to meet with the late Algerian singing star Idir (Hamid Cheriet 1949-2020). ...

PSL's perplexing return to action puzzle

The PSL and local government are probing solutions to resuming the Absa Premiership.North West and KwaZulu-Natal appear the likely host ...

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Vouchers instead of refunds in case of canceled flights disappoint

Despite unrelenting pressures from passenger rights advocates, intense media scrutiny and strident demands from passengers, airlines have remained largely immutable ...

Hong Kong markets lose ground, rest of Asia closes mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Tuesday.China's big run on Monday sapped its market, however the Shanghai ...

Big move in electric rickshaw industry, Ampere swoops on Bestway

Ampere Vehicles is acquiring Noida based E-3Wheeler company, Bestway Agencies Pvt. Ltd. (BAPL), which sells e-Rickshaws under the ELE brand. ...

Last year 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste was generated globally

One of the lessons the current coronavirus pandemic has taught us is that we depend on electronic devices more than ...

Demand for oil may have peaked

PARIS, France - Although crude prices have rebounded from coronavirus crisis lows, oil executives and experts are starting to ask ...

Kanye West The Girl Scouts Hedge funds All Got PPP Loans

WASHINGTON - The government's small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number ...

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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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