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As it happened | BrightRock Players Choice Awards 2019

Cape Town - The third annual BrightRock Players Choice Awards, brought to you by BrightRock and MyPlayers, will be held ...

Pasha 45: Spotlight on population growth in Africa

Africa's population is expected to double by 2050. It's therefore important to look at what's driving population growth, and what ...

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 ...

Mobile access won't fix the digital divide. Fixed-line is needed too

Mobile services have had an important and positive impact on developing countries where they are the main means of connecting ...

The unusual social habits of East Africa's vulturine guineafowl

Multilevel societies - ones in which strong and consistent bonds are established within and between groups - have only been ...

Not all droughts are the same: here's what's different about them

There's growing concern in South Africa about what's being portrayed as "a national drought disaster". There have been anxious suggestions ...

Research finds South African men spend childcare grants wisely

As is true in other countries, the makeup of South Africa's families is diverse. The "nuclear" family (two biological parents ...

Tongaat Hulett strikes deal with Bokomo Namibia

Sugar producer Tongaat Hulett [JSE:TON] said in a statement released on the JSE Stock Exchange News Service on Tuesday afternoon ...

The battle to recover R42bn in unclaimed pension money

A campaign to reclaim billions of rands in unclaimed benefits is about to kick into high gear. The Unclaimed Benefits ...

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 ...

China accuses Zimbabwe of understating financial support

China accused Zimbabwe on Tuesday of understating its financial help to the southern African nation, after budget figures released last ...

From apathy to outrage - the rise against sexist violence in SA

Eventually, it all became too much. Apathy became transformed into outrage. And little by little, a national campaign for change ...

Court orders Prasa to create safety plan for railway security

Three security companies have won a court application against the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) in which they ...

LIVE | BrightRock Players Choice Awards 2019

Cape Town - The third annual BrightRock Players Choice Awards, brought to you by BrightRock and MyPlayers, will be held ...

Prasa blames 'criminals' for being behind vandalism at Park Station

Park Station in Johannesburg was attacked on Tuesday afternoon when groups of people stormed it and damaged property.According to Passenger ...

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 ...

Asylum seeker appeals hospital decision to stop dialysis

On October 11 the Johannesburg High Court handed down a judgment upholding a Helen Joseph Hospital decision to discontinue life-saving ...

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 ...

There's more to be thankful for than we think

Sometimes I don't know whether I should laugh or cry, and sometimes I cry when I laugh.I am a 57-year-old, ...

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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

Western Professors Released In Taliban Prisoner Swap

Two Western hostages have been released from Taliban custody in exchange for three ranking Taliban prisoners, raising hopes for peace ...

NATO Chief Calls For Unity Among Allies Amid 'Differences'

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has called on the security alliance's allies to maintain and strengthen their 'unity,' saying the organization ...

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