Wed, 20 Nov 2019

Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

The Taliban handed two Western hostages over to US forces in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, three years after they were ...

The African football TV blackout could last for a while

The governing body for soccer in Africa, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has cancelled its media and marketing rights ...

Coutinho stars as Brazil outclass South Korea in Abu Dhabi friendly

Abu Dhabi - Brazil ended a run of five games without a win by easing to a 3-0 victory over ...

Sahel Crisis Escalates as World Looks Away

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The World Food Organization warns the humanitarian crisis in Africa's Sahel region is growing, while the world ...

Ghana's Innovation and Startup Culture Thriving

ACCRA - Ghana is regarded as a West African hub of invention, with growing numbers of young people looking at ...

Haftar's forces target munitions in Libya's Misrata with airstrikes

Tripoli [Libya], Nov 19 (ANI): Thirteen civilians were injured in airstrikes conducted by eastern Libyan forces in the western city ...

SA U-23 side aiming to emulate Bafana Bafana with win over Egypt

Cape Town - South Africa U-23 head coach David Notoane said his side are hoping to emulate Bafana Bafana with ...

24 Mali soldiers, 17 jihadists killed in clashes in east - army

Bamako - Twenty-four Malian soldiers and 17 jihadist fighters were killed on Monday in clashes in the east of the ...

Taliban Releases Two Western Hostages in Prisoner Exchange

The Taliban has released two long-time Western captives Tuesday, fulfilling its side of a prisoner exchange that involves the release ...

Afghan govt releases 3 terrorists as part of prisoners swap

Kabul [Afghanistan], Nov 19 (ANI): Three terrorists, including Anas Haqqani, were released from Bagram prison on Monday evening and flown ...

Hlatshwayo surprised by Buhle's Bafana exclusion

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo has revealed that national team coach Molefi Ntseki did not explain why ...

Libya's FM: Drone Strike Could Be War Crime

UNITED NATIONS - Libya's foreign minister said Monday that a deadly drone strike on a biscuit factory in the capital, ...

Collaboration pushes frontiers of anti-malaria drug regimes

More than 200 million people around the world suffered from malaria in 2017. Over 400,000 died. The vast majority - ...

Fighting piracy in the Gulf of Guinea needs a radical rethink

The Bonita had been anchored off Benin for several days, waiting for a berth in the port of Cotonou. On ...

Nigeria's ruling party wins election in key oil state

Yenagoa, Nigeria - Nigeria's ruling party on Monday won the key oil-rich state of Bayelsa, the electoral body said, a ...

Niger opposition figure jailed after return

A leading opposition figure in Niger who returned from self-imposed exile last week was jailed on Monday to serve out ...

EXTRACT | Lured to Cape Town by Rive's District Six novel

Cape Town: A Place BetweenI first came to Africa in 1994 when South Africa teetered on a knife's edge. In ...

Fewer Foreign Students Attending US Higher Ed Institutes

WASHINGTON - More international students come to the U.S. from around the world for higher education than any other country, ...

Ntseki: 'Sudan win vital for AFCON qualifying campaign'

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki applauded his side following a 1-0 victory over Sudan in a ...

'I need to build on from this' - Lebogang Phiri

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana midfielder Lebogang Phiri said he needs to build on his performance after scoring the match-winning ...

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Taliban release two Western hostages in Afghanistan

The Taliban handed two Western hostages over to US forces in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday, three years after they were ...

UN regrets new US position on legality of Israeli settlements

Mr. Dujarric added that the UN "very much regrets" the announcement of the new US position on Monday and remains ...

US, China Trade Criticism Over South China Sea

The Chinese defense chief warned the United States on Monday against provoking military tensions by "flexing muscles" in the contested ...

Why a Tory Brexit endangers the rights of workers

As the UK heads to the polls, it is not just deciding on the country's next government but the future ...

World Cup qualifiers: Oman defeat India by 1-0

Muscat [Oman], Nov 19 (ANI): India suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Oman in the ongoing FIFA World ...

So you want to be an autocrat? Here's the 10-point checklist

Democracy is in trouble, despite popular uprisings and dynamic social movements in Lebanon, Hong Kong and across Europe and

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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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