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Cautionary tale of tax incentives for cigarette makers from Zambia

Tobacco companies are zeroing in on one of the last global markets still ripe for exploitation: the African continent.Much of ...


How preschools can do more to support children living with HIV

Thanks to antiretroviral therapy, children living with HIV are likely to live much longer than they would without treatment. They ...


Saving children's teeth in Sudan - without anaesthetic or drills

Tooth decay is the most common chronic dental disease in the world. It affects 60-90% of children around the world, ...


Mahrez strikes as Algeria make light work of Kenya

Cairo - Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs ...


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Education: Biggest failure of the ANC government the past 25 years

Unfortunately, education is one of the biggest failures of the ANC government of the last 25 years. With hindsight, history ...

Norman Mbazima to chair new Bain oversight board

Bain & Company announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Norman Mbazima to chair its new African oversight board, which ...

SA digital banking fraud soars 75% in a year

Incidents of digital banking fraud soared in 2018 as criminals used increasingly complex ploys to steal money from customers, according ...

There was a breakdown in good governance under Gigaba, inquiry hears

A former CEO of South African Airways told the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture on Wednesday that she ...

SA's Scott claimed by Baltimore Orioles

Cape Town - South Africa's Tayler Scott has been snapped up by the Baltimore Orioles after the Seattle Mariners placed ...

Henry backs Gatland for top All Blacks job

Cape Town - Rugby World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry believes Wales boss Warren Gatland is among the front runners for ...

North Africa

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20 000 migrants rescued from Sahara in three years - IOM

Niamey - Nearly 20,000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the ...

Syrian director unites refugees and locals through drama

At a small community centre in the heart of the Egyptian port city of Alexandria, Syrian theatre director Bassem watches ...

Most migrants drowned off Spain coast never found: NGO

Fewer than a quarter of the more than 1 000 migrants who died crossing the Mediterranean to Spain from North ...

Benin, Ghana play to lively AFCON draw

Ismailia - Veteran Benin forward Mickael Pote scored after 104 seconds and again in the second half as 10-man Ghana ...

Egypt raids businesses over funding plot

Egyptian authorities raided 19 businesses on Tuesday allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to ...

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US Military: 2 Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD - The NATO-led security alliance in Afghanistan says two U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in the eastern ...


Amritsar: UNDP team tours city to address air pollution issue

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], June 26 (ANI): A United Nations Development Program (UNDP) team on Wednesday visited various parts of Amritsar ...


Match against India very important for us, says Chris Gayle

Manchester [UK], Jun 26 (ANI): As West Indies and India get ready to lock horns in the ICC Men's Cricket ...


US-Iran tensions: no route for de-escalation in sight

Washington and Tehran are locked in a political, economic, and propagandist confrontation - and there is no apparent way out.One ...


Suicide Bombers Storm Pakistani Police Base

Authorities in Pakistan say three suicide bombers assaulted a regional police headquarters in a southwestern district Wednesday, triggering a firefight ...


Malaysia Pits Palm Oil Against Fighter Jets in EU Trade Spat

BANGKOK - As the United States and China tussle over tit-for-tat tariffs, another trade spat between West and East is ...


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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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