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Sudanese Official: We Are Not Sponsoring Terrorists

The U.S. should consider removing Sudan from its list of states sponsoring terrorism, a senior Sudanese diplomat in Washington told ...


#VBSBankHeist, #OmotosoTrial dominate SA media

The #VBSBankHeist and the #OmotosoTrial dominated South Africa's media landscape this week, according to the latest analysis by Acumen Media. ...


Cape Town's 'sharkboy' to take on ocean at charity boat race

Paralympian Achmat "Sharkboy" Hassiem will be among the participants in the Great Optimist Race that will take place at the ...


Former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns as MP

After falling on his sword as minister of finance, Nhlanhla Nene has also resigned as an MP, the ANC confirmed ...


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Comoros opposition sign government deal after clashes

The Comoros government and main opposition on Friday signed a deal that could end the latest bout of instability to ...

African Billionaire Abducted in Tanzania Back Home Unharmed

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA - Africa's youngest billionaire, snatched a week ago off the street outside a luxury hotel in ...

Sudanese Official: We Are Not Sponsoring Terrorists

The U.S. should consider removing Sudan from its list of states sponsoring terrorism, a senior Sudanese diplomat in Washington told ...

Zimbabwe's Economic Crisis Is Changing How the Country Shops

BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE - Nomalanga Mthethwa moves from one supermarket to another, ferociously browsing each section for a bargain. When she ...

Cameroon court rejects all appeals over electoral conduct

Cameroon's Constitutional Court rejected overnight a post-electoral appeal from Joshua Osih of the Social Democratic Front, the main opposition party, ...

Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the ...

Business

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Facebook's latest appointment hotly debated globally

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Battling a barrage of controversies, the world's largest social media company, Facebook made an announcement on Friday ...

Proliferating health apps largely unpoliced

The heart rate monitor built into the new Apple Watch has sparked sharp debate over its risks and benefits, even ...

Chinese gross domestic product less than expected

BEIJING, China - The economy of the biggest populated country in the world reported on Friday that its economy is ...

Demand for U.S. stocks diminish

NEW YORK, New York – Stocks were easier on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to fret about trade tariffs, ...

Shareholders back removal of Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Arguing that the Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had mishandled several high-profile scandals, several public funds ...

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Saudi State TV claims Khashoggi 'died after fight'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - After 17 long days, Saudi Arabia has finally offered clarity on the fate of its veteran ...


India's Punjab declares mourning as train incident kills 60

PUNJAB, India - In a shocking incident, a speeding commuter train in India's northern state of Punjab mowed down a ...


Independent, international probe into Khashoggi called for

NEW YORK, New York - The United States says it will wait a few more days before outlining its response ...


Israel announces zero-tolerance policy on Gazans

GAZA CITY, Palestinian territories – A new Gaza War could be looming as a Cairo-led mediation on a ceasefire is ...


Chief of Staff and National Security Advisor in heated clash

WASHINGTON DC - Two of the U.S. president's most trusted advisors, had a huge row in the White House Oval ...


Putin: ISIS has taken hundreds of people hostage in Syria

MOSCOW, Russia - The Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a revelation related to the ongoing war in Syria, that ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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