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Senegal opposition leader held in custody after clashes

Senegal opposition leader Ousmane Sonke appeared in court on Friday accused of disrupting public order.He denied the allegations and his ...


Effort to Curb Ebola in Guinea, DR Congo Gathering Steam

GENEVA - The World Health Organization says it is using every measure it has to curb the spread of parallel ...


Senegal clashes kill one after opposition leader Ousmane Sonko arrest

Clashes broke in Senegal between police and Ousmane Sonko supporters.Sonko is regarded as a key presidential challenger.Sonko was arrested over ...


Fifth death in Senegal's most violent political unrest for decades

A schoolboy has been killed during violent protests in Senegal at the weekend, bringing the death toll from days of ...


China Delivers on its Vaccine Pledges in Africa

By Kester Kenn KlomegahChina and Africa have long decades of interaction. The relationship has changed over the years and Chinese ...


COVID-19 worsened gender inequalities in Africa: WHO

NAIROBI, March 7 (Xinhua) -- COVID-19 is exacerbating inequities associated with gender in several key spheres of life and development, ...


Ebola infects 29 people, kills 13 in Guinea, DRC: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Two African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have ...


Desert locust invasion destroys massive cropland in Ethiopia: UN

ADDIS ABABA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Around 365,015 hectares of cropland have been destroyed by a desert locust invasion, the ...


Roundup: Ghana's Black Satellites vying for fourth U-20 AFCON title

ACCRA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Ghana's U-20 men's national soccer team, the Black Satellites, will be vying for their fourth ...


4 killed in clashes in Senegal

Dakar [Senegal], March 6 (ANI): At least four people were killed in clashes between activists and police, which erupted in ...


Court Convicts 33 For Violating COVID-19 Protocols In Benin - Naija News

No fewer than thirty-three resident of Benin in Edo State have been arrested and sentenced for violating COVID-19 protocols. Naija ...


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Musk moves home to Texas, after locating companies throughout state

AUSTIN, Texas: Aviation and aerospace company SpaceX is expanding its presence to align with global demand by setting up a ...

Volvo said all car purchases to be only online

GOTHENBURG, Sweden: Volvo targets to only manufacture electric cars by 2030 by significantly increasing the size of its U.S. South ...

Confident of safety measures, Apple reopens all retail stores

CUPERTINO, California: Apple announced on Monday that all 270 of its store locations in the U.S. have officially opened for ...

Zoom revenues surge in 2020 to $882.5 million as people work from home

Zoom Video Communications' fourth-quarter results trumped forecasts of moderate growth following its meteoric rise in 2020, with revenues surging 369 ...

On strength of data, Indian PM Modi takes Bharat Biotech vaccination

BENGALORE, India: The Covid vaccine manufactured by Bharat Biotech has been found to be 81 percent effective, in an analysis ...

Wall Street rescues world from stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Friday following the release of positive economic data.U.S. employers added 379,000 ...

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Using cruise missiles and drones, Houthis strike Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels have carried out missile and drone strikes on a Saudi military base and an oil facility, expanding ...

In policy shift, Germany to now vaccinate senior citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a change of policy, Germany has announced it will begin vaccinating those over 65 years-old, while recommending ...

U.S. politicians compromise in bid to pass $1.9 trillion relief bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: Compromising with moderates, President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten the requirements for those eligible to receive ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Macron says Paris not locked down for weekend

PARIS, France: The French government will not require residents of the Paris region to be locked down this weekend. However, ...

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PSL 6: Independent fact-finding panel named

Lahore [Pakistan], March 7 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Sunday named an independent fact-finding panel that will review the ...


7 killed, 3 missing in floods in northern Algeria

Algiers [Algeria], March 7 (ANI/Xinhua): Seven people died and three others went missing amid floods that hit the northern region ...


2022 Winter Olympics will help Beijing 'sportwash' its human rights record

Canada's Parliament recently passed a non-binding resolution declaring the treatment of the Uyghur minority in China's Xinjiang province an act ...


We'll learn from our mistakes: Harmanpreet after defeat

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], March 7 (ANI): After suffering a massive defeat in the first ODI against South Africa Women, ...


IPL to return to India under bio-secure bubble in April

The 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played entirely in India, starting on 9 April to 30 May.The IPL ...


IPL to return to India under bio-secure bubble

The 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played entirely in India, starting on 9 April to 30 May.The IPL ...


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