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Expectations High as President Buhari Appoints New Security Chiefs

ABUJA - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari named four new military chiefs Tuesday amid mounting calls to do something about widespread ...


FIFA approves SA billionaire Patrice Motsepe's run for CAF Presidency

The South African Football Association (SAFA) received a major boost after world footballing body FIFA approved Mamelodi Sundowns' billionaire boss ...


Davis Love III to captain US at 2022 Presidents Cup

Two-time Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III will skipper the United States at the 2022 Presidents Cup, the PGA Tour ...


Cheetahs hooker Jacques du Toit joins Bath

Bath have announced the signing of Cheetahs hooker Jacques du Toit, who joins the squad with immediate effect.The hooker becomes ...


Nauman Ali becomes fourth oldest Test debutant for Pakistan

Karachi [Pakistan], January 26 (ANI): Spinner Nauman Ali on Tuesday became the fourth oldest Test cricketer to debut for Pakistan. ...


Why the West is morally bound to offer reparations for slavery

The 20th anniversary of the UN World Conference on Racism, held in Durban, South Africa, in 2001, will be celebrated ...


Advocate for sexual assault survivors is 2021 Australian of the Year

A young advocate who fought for a voice for survivors of sexual assault has been named Australian of the Year.Grace ...


Guinea, Zambia into CHAN quarterfinals

YAOUNDE, Jan 27 (Xinhua) -- Quarterfinal fixtures for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) were confirmed on Wednesday evening after Guinea ...


Pres. Bio Calls On ECOWAS To Look Into Yenga Border Issues Global Times News

His Excellency President Dr Julius Maada Bio has addressed the 58th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of ...


Kamarainba Refuses To Appear In Court Global Times News

By Jane B. Mansaray. Former Leader and Chairman of Alliance Democratic Party, Mohamed Kamarainba Mansaray has threatened not to appear ...


Health Ministry Staff Docked Global Times News

By Haja Adama Kamara. A staff at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Simon Foday Dumbuya attached to the Cline ...


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Asia takes cue from Wall Street, stocks tumble

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was a red letter day on Thursday on Asian stock markets with all the major ...

Facebook profit in fourth quarter rises 53% to $11.2 billion

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Facebook's profits surged in the final three months of last year as people enduring the holidays ...

Wall Street hits the skids, Nasdaq drops more than 350 points

NEW YORK, New York - Covering for short-selling saw some shares jump sharply on American stock exchanges on Wednesday, but ...

Global economy expected to perform strongly, says IMF

WASHINGTON, DC - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy is projected to grow by 5.5 per ...

Lower iron ore prices hit Australian stock market, Nikkei 225 rises

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday.Japan's Nikkei 225 eked out a small gain despite concerns ...

IMF predicts Indian economy to grow at staggering 11.5 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 27 (ANI/Big News Network): India will reclaim the status of the world's fastest-growing economy, and will ...

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Biden examining last minute decisions by Trump administration

Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): The Joe Biden administration is currently reviewing the latest actions taken by the Donald ...

Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...

Today's nuclear bombs 30 times more lethal than 1945 originals

On Friday, January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) became international law for the 122 ...

Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...

Work on final 150kms of Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline begins

The Russian vessel tapped to finish the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline has begun work in Danish waters just ...

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Covid-19 kills two more Zimbabwean government ministers

HARARE - Zimbabwe's government held burials Wednesday for two Cabinet ministers and a former prison official who died from COVID-19. ...


Covid has hindered diplomatic action, complicated peacemaking efforts

Since September, the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened, infecting close to 100 million people, costing more than ...


LETTER TO THE EDITOR | Pacts and protests lack the power for change

William Gumede's erudite and persuasive call for social compacts between government, business and civil society is appealing, but it is ...


Lufthansa and SWISS in commercial deal with Airlink

Lufthansa and SWISS, both part of the Lufthansa Group, announced an interline agreement with privately owned South African airline Airlink ...


New Transnet headquarters honours SS Mendi

The eMendi Building, new headquarters of the Transnet National Ports Authority, is named after the SS Mendi.More than 600 South ...


STATS | Kagiso Rabada's 200 Test wickets and his career in numbers

Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada's numbers are impressive for a 25-year-old who has taken 200 Test wickets.Rabada has been in ...


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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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