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Five-team Commonwealth Games Qualifier set to commence on Tuesday

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], January 16 (ANI): The ICC Commonwealth Games Qualifier 2022 commences at the Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur ...


Kerry Washington to develop three podcasts for Audible

Washington [US], January 14 (ANI): Emmy-winning actor, director, producer and activist Kerry Washington is diving into audio programming in a ...


How Flankers fought Fulcrums in the skies over Africa

The two main Russian-built fighter planes had previously never encountered one another in battle as adversaries. It was to be ...


UN releases $150 million for underfunded humanitarian crises

About $150 million from the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), the largest allocation ever, was released on Thursday ...


I was ensnared in Canada's harsh and unscientific African travel ban

Few people would consider airports to be arenas of power plays among nations.But the reality is that airlines and border ...


How COVID affected markets and livelihoods in Kenya's fisheries sector

Fisheries support the livelihoods and well-being of millions of people around the world. Before the COVID pandemic, global fisheries production ...


I was caught up in Canada's harsh and unscientific African travel ban

Few people would consider airports to be arenas of power plays among nations.But the reality is that airlines and border ...


TATA Projects strengthens Africa footprint with orders totalling about USD 323

Mumbai (Maharahstra) [India], January 13 (ANI/PR Newswire):In East Africa region, TATA Projects has been awarded a USD 79 million AfDB ...


Jaishankar speaks with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Foreign Affairs, discusses regional issues

New Delhi [India], January 13 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday spoke to Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs ...


Lagos residents rediscover city with iconic Danfo mini bus

Residents in Lagos, Nigeria, are rediscovering their city and all it has to offer through special day and night tours ...


FAO seeks fund to help vulnerable people in Horn of Africa

NAIROBI, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations said Monday that it requires ...


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Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...

First Death Reported in Tonga Volcano Blast as Nation Remains Cut Off

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - The first death from a massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island nation of Tonga has ...

Medics: Sudan Security Forces Kill 7 Protesters in Anti-coup Rallies

KHARTOUM - Sudanese forces killed seven anti-coup protesters Monday in one of the deadliest days of recent rallies against a ...

Fuming Salah fans baffled by FIFA Award disgrace

The Premier League top scorer's admirers spotted a strange subplot as he was overlooked for the men's honorMohamed Salah did ...

While Attacks Persist, Nigerian Authorities Say They're Responding

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities say the military is responding to a series of killings and kidnappings by gunmen in ...

Why merging Uganda's electricity sector agencies is a bad idea

Early in 2021, the government of Uganda approved a two-year plan to streamline state-run agencies for greater efficiency. The first ...

North Africa

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Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...

Medics: Sudan Security Forces Kill 7 Protesters in Anti-coup Rallies

KHARTOUM - Sudanese forces killed seven anti-coup protesters Monday in one of the deadliest days of recent rallies against a ...

Fuming Salah fans baffled by FIFA Award disgrace

The Premier League top scorer's admirers spotted a strange subplot as he was overlooked for the men's honorMohamed Salah did ...

While Attacks Persist, Nigerian Authorities Say They're Responding

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigerian authorities say the military is responding to a series of killings and kidnappings by gunmen in ...

Airline tie-up for Kenya and South Africa: possible rewards, and risks

Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that ...

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West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...


Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...


19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...


Irish team completes winter Ireland to Scotland swim without wet suits

DUBLIN, Ireland: A team of Irish swimmers has become the first to complete the North Channel swim from Ireland to ...


British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...


French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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