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SA needs to act now to maximise benefits of cannabis sector

There is so much potential in a legal cannabis sector in South Africa, but we are being left behind in ...

Covid-19: 1 089 new cases and 25 new deaths recorded in South Africa

As of Sunday, South Africa recorded a total of 1 566 769 confirmed Covid-19 cases.1 089 new cases were recorded ...

Chinese Navy seeks to be more 'port'able

Hong Kong, April 19 (ANI): One of China's strengths - as an authoritarian communist state - is its ability to ...

Chad Army Says It Has Stopped Rebel Advance Toward Capital

N'DJAMENA, CHAD - The Chadian military said it had halted an advance by rebels coming from neighboring Libya, but the ...

DavNor PLGU inspires Talaingod IP leaders to fight insurgency

DAVAO DEL NORTE, April 16 (PIA) - The Provincial Government's Adlaw sa Kalinaw Consultation Meeting on April 13, 2021 in ...

UNHCR Voices Concern After Botswana Deports Zimbabwean Refugees

GABORONE, BOTSWANA - The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it is concerned after Botswana deported ...

Colin Moran leads Pirates past Brewers

Colin Moran capped a big day with his fourth RBI on a double in the top of the 10th inning ...

SA men, Namibia women qualify for 2022 Indoor Hockey WC

Durban [South Africa], April 19 (ANI): South Africa men and Namibia women have sealed their spots at the FIH Indoor ...

Malawi's Ex-President Says Government Politically Persecuting Him

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawi's former president, Peter Mutharika, has accused the government of politically persecuting him. During a televised news ...

AB de Villiers fireworks set up RCB win in IPL

Glenn Maxwell and AB de Villiers hit whirlwind half-centuries to set up a third successive win for Royal Challengers Bangalore ...

Africa cashew nut farmers not reaping benefits, says UN body

World production and trade of raw cashew nuts have more than doubled since 2000, with African producers accounting for two-thirds ...

Monday's weather: It is going to be fine and warm across SA

The South African Weather Service has issued a yellow L2 warning for winds with a possible impact, such as difficulty ...

Sundowns shocked by TTM in Nedbank Cup

Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila will meet Chippa United in the Nedbank Cup final after overcoming Mamelodi Sundowns 6-5 on penalties after ...

De Villiers 'absolutely' ready to don SA jersey for T20 WC

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 18 (ANI): AB de Villiers might have played his last game in the shortest format ...

At least 16 killed in clashes in South Sudan's Lakes State

Juba [South Sudan], April 18 (ANI/Xinhua): At least 16 civilians were killed over the weekend in renewed communal clashes in ...

SAFA set to announce new Bafana coach in coming weeks

South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan says the new Bafana Bafana coach will be announced in the coming ...

Tackling dew is one of the major factors, says Nortje

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Ahead of the game against Punjab Kings, Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje said that ...

Boucher takes responsibility for SA's loss versus Pak

Centurion [South Africa], April 18 (ANI): South Africa head coach Mark Boucher has taken full responsibility for his side's loss ...

Nigeria has a new police chief. Here's an agenda for him

The appointment of Usman Alkali Baba as Nigeria's acting Inspector General of Police on April 6, 2021 brought a kind ...

Peace and security in Africa: how China can help address weaknesses

African leaders have committed themselves to ending armed conflict on the continent and promoting lasting peace and economic prosperity. This ...

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa says 'fight still on' to fix broken economy

Zimbabwe's economy is plagued with annual inflation of 241% and chronic foreign-currency shortages.President Emmerson Mnangagwa says fixing the economy will ...

Nearly 700 Patients Evacuated in Johannesburg Hospital Fire

JOHANNESBURG - Nearly 700 patients were evacuated Saturday from Johannesburg's Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, where a fire blazed through parts of ...

Chad's President Poised to Extend his 30 Years in Power

Partial provisional results in Chad's April 11 election released Saturday show President Idriss Deby leading and appearing to be headed ...

Top-seeded Ons Jabeur cruises into finals at Charleston

Top-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia swept her way into the finals at Charleston on Saturday and will play Australia's Astra ...

Italy's Salvini to Stand Trial for 2019 Migrant Standoff

ROME - A judge on Saturday ordered former Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini to stand trial on kidnapping charges for ...

Ramadan traditions in Sudan fade away amid economic, COVID-19 pressures

© Provided by Xinhua Safety concerns, economic stress and spread of COVID-19 have forced many Sudanese to skip some of ...

Uganda Says US Travel Limits Imposed Without Basis

KAMPALA, UGANDA - The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on some Ugandan government officials for what it calls the undermining ...

NEDA supports temporary increase in pork MAV, lower import tariffs

QUEZON CITY, Apr. 16 (PIA) - The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) supports the temporary increase of the minimum ...

Castres trump much-changed Toulouse despite Lebel gem

Toulouse fullback Matthis Lebel might have scored a contender for try of the season, but it was not enough as ...

Kaymer, Canizares share lead at Austrian Open

Martin Kaymer and Alejandro Canizares will share the lead heading into the final round of the Austrian Open as they ...

Malawi Orders All Refugees Back Into Camp Within 14 Days

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawi's government has given refugees and asylum seekers who have left the country's only refugee camp, Dzaleka, ...

Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 4.4 mln: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa [Ethiopia], April 17 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 4,408,245 as of Saturday, ...

Study on climate change, good coffee

Washington [US], April 17 (ANI): A new study by an international team of researchers looked at the peculiar effects climate ...

Rohit breaks Dhoni's record of most sixes by an Indian in I

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 17 (ANI): Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday evening added another feather to his ...

The funeral service of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The funeral of Prince Philip will be broadcast globally today on TV and streamed online to a worldwide audience. The ...

Protests Continue in US Cities Over Latest Police Shootings

Protesters in several U.S. cities took to the streets Friday calling for change and accountability over the latest reports of ...

Hoping to bring our A-game against Punjab Kings: Nortje

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 17 (ANI): Delhi Capitals fast bowler Anrich Nortje feels one should never underestimate any team in ...

Surviving a deadly outbreak of COVID-19 in a Lesotho convent

A 77-year old nun from the southern African country of Lesotho has been telling the UN how she survived a ...

Farts and prayers: Modern-day pastors leave a religious stench

From farting on the faces of congregants to raising the dead, self-styled prophets and pastors of modern-day churches in South ...

What does the law say about bullying?

Bullying is not a novel phenomenon.Many people, worldwide, have experienced bullying in one way or the other - sometimes without ...

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Sabotage at the Natanz nuclear facility to harm Iran, JCOPA

By John SolomouNicosia [Cyprus], April 19 (ANI): A day after the Iranian government unveiled its new uranium enrichment centrifuges in ...

Federer-FrenchOpen

New Delhi [India], April 19 (ANI): Swiss tennis maestro Roger Federer has confirmed that he would be participating in this ...

Twelve European clubs announce launch of disputed Super League

Twelve of Europe's most powerful clubs announced the launch of a breakaway European Super League on Monday in a potentially ...

Several areas of Hyderabad facing power outages due to rain

Sindh [Pakistan], April 19 (ANI): Several areas of Hyderabad in the Sindh province of Pakistan is facing prolonged power outages ...

Why is Franco-Indian strategic partnership in full swing?

Paris [France], April 19 (ANI): From one extreme to the other. In India, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is ...

Chinese Navy seeks to be more 'port'able

Hong Kong, April 19 (ANI): One of China's strengths - as an authoritarian communist state - is its ability to ...

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