Wed, 27 Mar 2019

UN chief shocked and outraged at mass killing in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - 134 civilians, including women and children, are now confirmed dead in Saturday morning's deadly attack in the ...

Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Revived attempts to resolve one of the worlds least known conflicts will resume in Geneva this week as representatives from ...

Cyclone Idai disaster compounds problems for Zimbabwe

Hours after Cyclone Idai battered the coast of Mozambique last week, it made its way to Zimbabwe, bringing a wave ...

Nonprofit Helps Many Blind South Sudanese to See Again

BOR, SOUTH SUDAN - A U.S.-based nonprofit is helping many blind South Sudanese see again by hiring a local doctor ...

Comoros President Named Winner in Election Rejected by Opposition

MORONI, COMOROS - The Comoros election body declared President Azali Assoumani re-elected on Tuesday in a single round after an ...

UNHCR: 500,000 Displaced Cameroonians Urgently Need Humanitarian Aid

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency is appealing for $184 million to support its life-saving operations for nearly a half-million ...

Official Death Toll from Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe Tops 180

CHIMANIMANI, ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe's government said Tuesday that the number of deaths related to Cyclone Idai has topped 180. The ...

UCT council to decide on Israeli university boycott

The University of Cape Town is expected to decide this weekend whether or not it should boycott Israeli universities, but ...

Three KZN rhino poachers convicted after 10-year trial

Three rhino poachers are behind bars awaiting their sentencing after a Durban magistrate convicted them at the end of a ...

Africa is running out of water as cities' populations boom

As water supplies in Ghana's capital grew increasingly erratic, Beatrice Kabuki stopped customers from using her grocery store's bathrooms and ...

Davies: Many times, I thought I would be shuffled out

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies stayed in his position in the hopes of improving the department, and any scent ...

'Second disaster' warned in Mozambique as cholera a concern

Relief operations pressed into rural Mozambique where an unknown number of people remain without aid more than 10 days after ...

Ethiopian Airlines crowned African Champion of the Year

Ethiopian Airlines has won the African Champion of the Year award at the Africa CEO Forum taking place in Kigali, ...

JSE rebounds as global economic recession concerns thaw

The JSE closed firmer on Tuesday despite opening weaker, as it gained momentum with the rebound in US equities. Global ...

PIC acting CEO suspended over claims of tampering with inquiry

The Public Investment Corporation's (PIC) acting CEO Matshepo More has been placed on precautionary suspension, following allegations that she was ...

Nehawu to press on with strike after SARS talks fail

Members of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union will be pressing ahead with a strike at the South ...

Coal Transporters Forum case against Eskom, Nersa dismissed

The High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday dismissed an application brought by the Coal Transporters Forum against Eskom, the National ...

Glass still half empty for SA wine harvest in 2019 - Vinpro

With close to two thirds of the 2019 wine grape harvest already in cellars, the most recent estimate indicates that ...

Team SA finish Special Olympics with 59 medals

Cape Town - Team South Africa have ended their Special Olympics campaign with 59 medals after competing in the tournament ...

Taxi driver: Duduzane Zuma may not have been able to avoid crash

After several delays and postponements, the culpable homicide case of Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, finally kicked ...

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Aid, refugees, and peacekeeping at stake in new Western Sahara talks

Revived attempts to resolve one of the worlds least known conflicts will resume in Geneva this week as representatives from ...

Kashmiri women reveal about sexual exploitation in bunkers in PoK

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar 27 (ANI): A leading Pakistani daily has exposed sexual exploitation of young Kashmiri women in Pakistan occupied ...

Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen as next deputy attorney general

Washington [US], Mar 27 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) nominated US Transportation official, Jeffrey Rosen as ...

Trump acceptance of Israeli control of Golan sparks protests

Sweida [Syria], Mar 27 (ANI): Thousands of Syrians gathered on Tuesday in different cities to protest against President Donald Trump's ...

UN initiates probe in 'horrific' attack of central Mali

Mopti [Mali], Mar 27 (ANI): The United Nations has initiated a probe in Saturday's "horrific attack" in central Mali's Mopti ...

Venezuela Streets Empty After Second Blackout in a Month

CARACAS - Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this ...

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