Sat, 21 Sep 2019

Cameroon Courts Paralyzed as Lawyers Strike Over HumanRights Violation

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroon's law courts are at a standstill as lawyers for a third day Wednesday defy government threats ...

Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat

PRETORIA, South Africa - Brooklyn police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

(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 ...

Local bourse inches higher after slow start

The JSE pared earlier losses and climbed towards the end of the day to eventually close firmer on Friday. The ...

Nigeria to give all of its 200 million people ID numbers

Nigeria wants to issue identity numbers for as many as 50 million citizens per year in a bid to create ...

Guardiola impressed by Mahrez revival

Manchester - Pep Guardiola has backed Riyad Mahrez to be a key man for Manchester City after the Algeria winger's ...

Barcelona starlet Fati granted Spanish citizenship

Madrid - Barcelona's 16-year-old starlet Ansu Fati was granted Spanish citizenship on Friday, a government spokeswoman said, meaning he will ...

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, ...

How Pompeo Took Charge of US Response to Attack on Saudi Oil Fields

WASHINGTON - As the world waited for the U.S. and Saudi Arabia to decide what to do next in response ...

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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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