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Africa

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Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Nedbank expects interim earnings to rocket

Nedbank is expecting its interim earnings to rocket in the six months to end June, it said on Wednesday.In an ...

Hustler literature sheds light on the world of internet fraud in Nigeria

Hustler narratives have emerged as a genre in world literature since the mid 1960s. It is an expansive genre, but ...

Bushmeat in Ghana: consumer profiles may point the way to conservation

The bushmeat trade - meat from wild animals - continues to soar, mainly in unregulated and illegal markets worldwide. Ghana ...

One of Nigeria's satellites is on its last legs: why this is worrying

Nigeria has sponsored or co-sponsored six satellites, of which only two are currently operational. One of them is functioning even ...

Zimbabwe treasury says to clear forex backlog in 45 days

Zimbabwe will clear a backlog of foreign currency allocations owed from central bank-run auctions in the next 45 days, a ...

International

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Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...