Tue, 16 Jul 2019

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

Ramaphoria vs. Ramareality - and the hard truth about SOE bailouts

When President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered his maiden State of the Nation address, he made it clear that the government could ...

Is Rassie planning to 'Brussow' the All Blacks?

Cape Town - It is still the most fruitful period of consecutive, post-isolation victories for the Springboks over arch-enemies the ...

Presenter and doctor Fezile Mkhize crowned Mr World South Africa 2019

Presenter and doctor Fezile Mkhize crowned Mr World South Africa 2019 8 minutes ago share this Fezile Mkhize (Photo: Gallo ...

Disney Goes High-Tech to Draw Fans to New 'Lion King'

LOS ANGELES - Walt Disney Co. has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the ...

Trump Rejects Racist Label for His Comments on Non-White Lawmakers

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump is amplifying remarks deemed as racist attacks on four Democratic members of Congress, ...

Trump Rejects Racist Label for Comments on Non-White Lawmakers

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump is amplifying remarks deemed as racist attacks on four Democratic members of Congress, ...

US Moves to Restrict Asylum for Southern Border Arrivals

This story was updated on July 15 at 5:24 p.m.VOA Immigration Reporter Aline Barros contributed to this report from Washington.WASHINGTON ...

Proteas winning streak continues at Netball World Cup

Cape Town - Aftern their brilliant 55-52 win over Jamaica on Sunday, the Proteas kept their winning streak underway at ...

UN: Global Hunger Stable, But Obesity on Rise

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations says more than 820 million people around the world are hungry, while at same ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

Why reparations to African-Americans are necessary -- and how to start now

In a 2016 poll, 58 per cent of African-Americans said they believed that the United States should pay financial reparations ...

What Canada and South Africa can teach the U.S. about slavery reparations

America's failure to understand, acknowledge and resolve the continuing catastrophe of slavery is holding back the entire nation.Without broad public ...

Daniel Silke: Ramaphosa in ANC quicksand

South Africa is currently stuck in a type of quicksand: not yet porous enough to engulf the country completely, yet ...

Gordhan vs. Mhkwebane: Malema joins court case

Economic Freedom Fighters Commander-in-Chief Julius Malema has officially joined the legal wrangle between Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan and Public ...

Schools in Zebediela reopen after SAHRC, Public Protector step in

Almost 3 000 pupils, who were forced out of class for more than three months by residents demanding a tarred ...

ANC seeks out-of-court settlement on Sizwe Car Rental matter

The ANC says it is seeking an out-of-court settlement with Sizwe Car Rental after it was revealed the Ekurhuleni-based company ...

DRC Refugees Flooding Into Uganda to Escape Armed Conflict

SEBAGORO LANDING SITE, UGANDA - Aid workers in Uganda say armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has ...

Ethiopia Premier's Aide Named to Lead Restive Amhara Region

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of ...

When and where do Nile crocodiles attack? Here's what we found

The Nile crocodile is Africa's largest, and most widely distributed, crocodile. It can be found in Egypt in the North, ...

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Great news, says Aviation Ministry on Pakistan re-opening air space

New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): In a huge relief for airlines, there are no restrictions on airspaces of India ...

Trump Adviser Conway Skips Congressional Hearing, Defying Subpoena

CAPITOL HILL - White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway did not appear Monday before the House Oversight and Reform Committee ...

EU Slaps Sanctions on Turkey Over Gas Drilling Off Cyprus

BRUSSELS - European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of ...

Pompeo Hopes US, North Korea Can Be 'More Creative' in Nuclear Talks

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States ...

Democrat Beto O'Rourke Trails Democratic Rivals in Cash Contest

Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter ...

Pakistan Reopens Airspace To All Civilian Flights

Pakistan's aviation authority has announced the country's airspace has been completely reopened to civil aviation.'With immediate effect Pakistan airspace is ...

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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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