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Got your bag? The critical place of mobile containers in human evolution

Today, bags are everywhere - from cheap canvas ones at the supermarket to designer handbags costing up to US$2,000,000.But archaeological ...


Protests Continue in Mali's Capital Calling for President to Resign

Police in Mali's capital, Bamako, clashed with protesters early Wednesday, following a day of protests calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar ...


Solly Moeng | Wanted: Visionary leaders, please apply within

There's a dearth of visionary leadership across the globe, says Solly Moeng.For many, including SA's own Nelson Mandela, the ideals ...


Kganyago: Quantitative easing 'won't make sense' for South Africa

ANALYSIS | Are SA consumers in a deflationary danger zone?"QE will become appropriate when interest rates are at the zero ...


Futuregrowth: SA is in a 'debt trap twilight zone'

South Africa is in a "debt-trap twilight zone" that will cause of the cost of borrowing over 30 years to ...


Former England fullback off to Japan on loan

Alex Goode, the European Player of the Year in 2019, is to spend a season on loan with Japanese side ...


Orlando Pirates under scrutiny after protocol breach

Irvin Khoza warning on adhering to protocolsIt is an embarrassing situation for club and PSL chairperson Irvin Khoza, as it ...


Simon Harmer admits hopes of representing England are over

South African-born spinner Simon Harmer's rising stats make for SA hot potatoSince 2004, cricketers from EU Association Agreement countries have ...


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Dear Mr President, the lockdown must end

Dear President RamaphosaAs I write this letter to you I am in despair. The definition of despair is the complete ...


Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 1.06 mln as death toll nears 24,000

Visitors wash hands at the entrance to the Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWEC) in Entebbe, Uganda, Aug. 9, 2020. ...


JUST IN | Eskom warns power system is 'severely constrained'

Eskom warned on Wednesday afternoon of a "severely constrained" power system after the return to service of five generation units ...


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Police brutality under lockdown: Public has 'no faith' in cops

Instances of police, military brutality evidence of state's limitations - researcher"Covid-19 has exposed our inefficiency and ineffectiveness of policing systems," ...

Got your bag? The critical place of mobile containers in human evolution

Today, bags are everywhere - from cheap canvas ones at the supermarket to designer handbags costing up to US$2,000,000.But archaeological ...

Supporters Turn Out for Biden, Harris in First Joint Campaign Event

WILMINGTON, DEL. - Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his newly named running mate, Senator Kamala Harris, are set ...

Protests Continue in Mali's Capital Calling for President to Resign

Police in Mali's capital, Bamako, clashed with protesters early Wednesday, following a day of protests calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar ...

Solly Moeng | Wanted: Visionary leaders, please apply within

There's a dearth of visionary leadership across the globe, says Solly Moeng.For many, including SA's own Nelson Mandela, the ideals ...

Transnet must go regional as Covid-19 takes toll globally, says CEO

OPINION | Transport SOEs: A crucial link in SA's economic recoveryDerby also told the webinar that said the state-owned entity ...

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Wall Street has investors jumping, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied again on Wednesday, pushing the Nasdaq to a new record high, and ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Congress makes no progress on stimulus, selling escalates on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have fallen across the board on Tuesday as a deal between Democrats and ...

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Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...


U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...


Hong Kong newspaper fights on despite arrest of proprietor

HONG KONG - A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in ...


Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...


Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...


Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...


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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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