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Top Africa stories: Kenya hotel attack, Zim fuel protests

WATCH: Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Nairobi hotel attack; injured being evacuated The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab is claiming responsibility ...

N2 closed following truck crash between Albertinia and Riversdale

The N2 between Riversdale and Albertinia in the Western Cape was closed on Wednesday morning following a truck crash. According ...

Anderson suffers shock Australian Open defeat

Melbourne - South Africa's Kevin Anderson was upset by unseeded American Frances Tiafoe in the Australian Open second round on ...

Al-Shabaab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel

Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe ...

Shane Burger appointed Scotland's head coach

Edinburgh [UK], Jan 16 (ANI): Former South African domestic all-rounder Shane Burger has been appointed as the new head coach ...

Duanne Olivier attains career-best position in ICC Test rankings

Dubai [UAE], Jan 16 (ANI): South African fast bowler Duanne Olivier on Tuesday reached a career-best 24th position in the ...

Top UN officials strongly condemn horrible terrorist act in Nairobi

Following a deadly terrorist attack in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, on Tuesday, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antnio ...

Top UN officials condemn horrible terrorist act in Nairobi

Following a deadly terrorist attack in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, on Tuesday, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antnio ...

Ex-Ivory Coast president acquitted of war crimes

The Hague [Netherlands], Jan 16 (ANI): The International Criminal Court (ICC) here on Tuesday acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent ...

11 dead in Nairobi terror attack

Nairobi [Kenya], Jan 16 (ANI): At least 11 people lost their lives in a series of powerful blasts and exchange ...

China's Belt And Road Initiative Faces Obstacles in 2019

China is confronting multiple setbacks, flaws, and failures in President Xi Jinpings ambitious overseas infrastructure projectthe Belt and Road Initiative. ...

Laurent Gbagbo, Ivory Coast's former strongman

Ivory Coast's former president Laurent Gbagbo, acquitted on Tuesday of crimes against humanity, once battled for democracy, but his inability ...

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in capital: witnesses

Sudanese police fired tear gas on Tuesday at crowds of people chanting "Peace, justice, freedom" in the capital, witnesses said, ...

Putin Replaces Russian Ambassador To Central African Republic

Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Moscow's ambassador to the Central African Republic (C.A.R.), where three Russian journalists were killed ...

Maimane: ANC maintains gap between economic insiders and outsiders

DA leader Mmusi Maimane believes there are two South Africas: One for the economic insiders and one for economic outsiders. ...

Survivors of Nairobi hotel attack describe horror

Survivors of the deadly attack on a Nairobi hotel complex describe a shattering explosion and the bodies of people shot ...

3 dead, internet still down as Zim tightens crackdown over protests

Three people have been shot dead and many injured, Zimbabwe's main opposition party said on Tuesday, as security forces crack ...

Wednesday's weather: Rain is expected over the eastern half of SA

Isolated showers are expected over the eastern half of the country on Wednesday with severe thunderstorms over the central interior. ...

SA PRO14 derby promises 'clash of the 9's'

Cape Town - They may not be the biggest guys on the field when the Southern Kings take on the ...

Film industry 'rising star' found dead in Nigerian hotel room

A "rising star" in the film and commercials industry has been found dead in his hotel room in Nigeria. The ...

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China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown worsens

BEIJING, China- China will strive to have a strong start to the economy in the first quarter as it tells ...

Tokyo court rejects bail request of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn

TOKYO, Japan - A Tokyo court has denied the bail request of former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chief Carlos Ghosn ...

Despite Trump tariffs, trade deficit with China now highest on record

BEIJING, China - The introduction of trade tariffs on Chinese-manufactured goods by the Trump administration has done little to address ...

Asian stock markets on the boil as confidence returns

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday as investors bet the Chinese government would inject some stimulus into ...

Newmont Mining to buy Goldcorp in deal worth $10 billion

COLORADO, U.S. - In what has become the second high-profile merger in the mining industry in less than 12 months, ...

Indonesia unveils new tax rules for eCommerce firms, sellers

JAKARTA, Indonesia - With the number of smartphone users surging in Indonesia and the country's middle-class income recording a rise, ...

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