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Mali post-coup govt says elections set for February 2022

The first round of voting will take place on 27 February 2022, with a second round in March, a senior ...


The United States is at risk of an armed anti-police insurgency

The killings of African Americans at the hands of police officers has continued unabated in the United States. In the ...


Cape Verde votes as opposition bids to bring first female PM to power

Voters go to the polls in Cape Verde on Sunday following electoral campaigns focused on the Covid-19 crisis and its ...


Xinhua Commentary: The U.S. original sin of exporting turmoil

BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) -- "Well, the CIA would want to destabilize China, and that would be the best way ...


Clashes in Nigeria's Borno State hamper humanitarian work: UN

UNITED NATIONS, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Clashes between insurgent groups and Nigerian armed forces in Borno State are hampering humanitarian ...


Expelled from the US and now in limbo in Sierra Leone

Expelled from the US and now in limbo in Sierra Leone BBC News ...


New NASA maps will help Liberia chart course for a sustainable future

New NASA maps will help Liberia chart course for a sustainable future Conservation International ...


Nigeria vs Sierra Leone- Kick-off, TV channel, squad news and preview

Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Kick-off, TV channel, squad news and preview Goal.com ...


Justice for Kadijah- Dem rape and strangle my five-year-old daughter' Pidgin

Justice for Kadijah: Dem rape and strangle my five-year-old daughter' BBC News ...


Four killed in Sierra Leone protest after police and army open fire

Four killed in Sierra Leone protest after police and army open fire Reuters ...


Victims wait for ruling in lawsuit over Liberian massacre

Victims wait for ruling in lawsuit over Liberian massacre Associated Press ...


Business

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Serious housing shortage seen as new housing starts surge

WASHINGTON D.C.: Construction of new homes in the United States reached 1.74 million in March, which was a 19 percent ...

Jobless claims fall as economists see U.S. rebounding

NEW YORK, New York: Buoyed by the pandemic relief package and increased U.S. COVID-19 vaccinations, retail sales rebounded 9.8 percent ...

Japanese, foreign bids expected for Toshiba purchase

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese media reports indicate that numerous groups, both foreign and domestic, are bidding to purchase Toshiba Corp. Among ...

Macron says Notre Dame will partially reopen in 2024

PARIS, France: French President Emmanuel Macron visited the site of the fire that devastated Notre Dame cathedral two years ago. ...

Oil remains high due to projections of increased demand

NEW YORK, New York: Oil prices fell this week, but held their month-long highs after futures saw a jump amid ...

American optimistic as March revenues up for first time since pandemic

FORT WORTH, Texas: American Airlines reported positive operating cash flows for the month of March amid a revival in domestic ...

International

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Canadian court upholds agreement with U.S. on refusing asylum seekers

OTTAWA, Canada: A Canadian appeals court has upheld a Canada-U.S. agreement to turn back asylum seekers.The ruling overturned a Canadian ...

Disneyland set to re-start operations, Covid precautions in place

BURBANK, California: Disneyland is set to reopen on April 30 and tickets are now being sold for the first time ...

Brexit trade agreement on track for approval by European Parliament

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Committees of the European Parliament handling relations with Britain have approved the EU-UK post-Brexit trade and cooperation deal, ...

After 20,000 servers hacked, all U.S. agencies ordered to use patches

WASHINGTON D.C.: All U.S. government agencies have been directed to install patches on Microsoft software to prevent hacking into emails.The ...

Take trains, not flights, French parliament to tell travelers

PARIS, France: French lawmakers are expected to approve a ban on any domestic flight that can be covered by train ...

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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 ...


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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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