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We've learnt a great deal since South Africa's biggest quake 50 years ago

Fifty years ago I was a teenager growing up in Cape Town. At about 10pm on 29 September 1969, our ...

Sudan's New PM Launches Probe Into Protesters' Deaths

CAIRO - Sudan's newly appointed prime minister is launching an independent investigation into June's deadly crackdown on protesters that killed ...

Iranian Man Held For Years By Somali Pirates Freed

An Iranian man held hostage by Somali pirates for four-and-a-half years has been released and is on his way home, ...

DR Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine

Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have said they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine ...

Tunisia Turns The Page on Ben Ali

TUNIS, TUNISIA - With the burial in Saudi exile Saturday of former president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia is ...

Somali Pirates Free Iranian Hostage Captured in 2015

ADDIS ABABA - An Iranian man held by Somali pirates for more than four years was flown to Ethiopia's capital ...

City's Jesus returns for Brazil after international ban

Rio de Janeiro - Gabriel Jesus returned on Friday to the Brazil squad for next month's friendlies against Nigeria and ...

Dozens Arrested in Egypt After Rare Anti-Sissi Protests

CAIRO - Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President ...

Tunisia Islamist party throws weight behind vote frontrunner

Tunisia's influential Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha said Friday it will support law professor and political outsider Kais Saied in a presidential ...

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 ...

Mob justice for police commissioner accused of abuses in Mali

A Malian police commissioner was killed on Thursday by a mob that accused him of links with bandits, the security ...

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 ...

Images matter: the power of the visual in political communication

Human culture is a visual culture. From cave paintings to selfies, we have always used images to tell stories about ...

World Bank in talks with Nigeria for fresh R37bn loan

The World Bank and Nigeria are in talks for as much as $2.5bn (R37bn) in a new tranche of concessionary ...

Molefi Ntseki chats to Sport24

Cape Town - In an exclusive interview, newly-appointed Bafana Bafana coach MOLEFI NTSEKI talks about the state of SA football, ...

South Sudan Flash Flooding Displaces Thousands

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - Flash floods caused by torrential rains that began Sunday have displaced thousands of people in ...

South Sudan's Kiir Insists Government Will Be Formed

VOA's Carol Van Dam contributed to this report.JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN -- South Sudanese President Salva Kiir held a prayer meeting ...

Third Algerian protest figure detained within a week

An Algerian court on Thursday ordered the pre-trial detention of a leading figure in protests that have gripped Algeria for ...

Rebel-controlled town in Mali concerns African leaders

As West African leaders try to find ways to stop jihadist violence in the Sahel region, attention is turning to ...

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World economic growth is 'fragile,' Lagarde says

World economic growth is "fragile" and "under threat," former International Monetary Fund director Christine Lagarde says, and is over-reliant on ...

Rishi Kapoor cheers for PM, Trump as 'Howdy Modi!' kicks off

New Delhi (India), Sept 22 (ANI): As the much-anticipated 'Howdy Modi!' mega-event kicked off at Houston's NRG Stadium on Sunday, ...

Facebook CEO eases tensions but lawmakers press on privacy rules

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's Washington charm offensive appeared to ease tensions between the social media giant and US ...

Rajnath warns Pak over war against India, threatens to snatch PoK

Patna (Bihar) [India], Sept 22 (ANI): Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan over the repeal of Article 370, Defence ...

US: Trump emplanes for Houston to attend 'Howdy, Modi!' mega event

Maryland [US], Sept 22 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Sunday (local time) emplaned for Houston, Texas where he will ...

Congress' Rashid Alvi questions source of funding for 'Howdy Modi'

New Delhi [India], Sept 22 (ANI): Congress leader Rashid Alvi raised questions over the source of funding for Prime Minister ...

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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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