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JSC announces names of 6 judges for vacant Gauteng High Court posts

The Judicial Service Commission has selected six candidates for vacancies in the Gauteng High Court.The candidates were interviewed on Monday ...


Happy Jele: Our playing style can get us to the final again

Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele has hailed the CAF Confederation Cup Group A frontrunners ahead of a matchday 5 clash ...


Chad's president Deby: a long-serving army ally in turbulent Sahel

The 68-year-old son of a herder would have been one of the longest-serving leaders in the world, after provisional results ...


Chad Army Spokesman Says President Idriss Deby Dead at 68

The Chadian army says President Idriss Deby has died, just days after being re-elected to a sixth term.Speaking on state ...


Survey Says Pandemic Is Taking Toll on Press Freedom

PARIS - Media watchdog group Reporters Without Borders, RSF, says the coronavirus pandemic has helped to curb press freedom and ...


Chad's Idriss Deby, a longstanding French ally in the troubled Sahel

Idriss Deby Itno, who was on course for a sixth term as Chad's president before he died from injuries sustained ...


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 ...


26 rescued in human trafficking bust in south Nigeria

LAGOS, April 20 (Xinhua) -- At least 26 persons including 19 children have been rescued from trafficking during a law ...


Uganda national football team coach McKinstry sacked

KAMPALA, April 19 (Xinhua) -- Uganda's football governing body has terminated the contract of its national team coach Johnathan McKinstry. ...


Liberia- 15 years later, we remember the long hunt for Charles Taylor

Liberia: 15 years later, we remember the long hunt for Charles Taylor The Africa Report ...


Ransomware attack halts production at IoT maker Sierra Wireless

Ransomware attack halts production at IoT maker Sierra Wireless ZDNet ...


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Asian share markets on edge over Covid-19 fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Concern about surging coronavirus cases across the world put a cap on share trading in Asia ...

China sets 2021 goal of 11% of electricity by solar, wind

BEIJING, China: China will seek to increase its solar and wind power generation to some 11 percent of the country's ...

Auto manufacturing down 5% to 8% in China due to chip shortage

SHANGHAI, China: Auto industry executives remain anxious about the global shortage of semiconductors that is affecting production in the world's ...

Surging coronavirus hits Wall Street, world markets

NEW YORK, New York - There were sharp falls on stock markets across the globe on Tuesday as Covid-19 continued ...

Once grounded Boeing 737 Max now faces new electrical problem

SEATTLE, Washington: An electrical glitch that resulted in several dozen Boeing 737 MAX airplanes being pulled out of operations has ...

In Washington, PM of Japan, CEO of Pfizer discuss purchase of vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga appears to have reached an agreement with U.S. drug manufacturer Pfizer Inc. for ...

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American woman dies at 115, had 193 grand, great grandchildren

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Hester McCardell Ford, age 115 to 116 and believed to be the oldest living person in ...

After 10 hours, Chauvin jury returns guilty verdict

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday in the death of ...

212 million doses of Covid vaccines now delivered across U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C. - As of Monday, April 19, 132.3 million people have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 ...

Italy will be late with plan for massive aid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: EU officials believe Italy will miss the April 30 deadline for submitting its Recovery Plan to the European ...

Train derailment in Egypt leaves 11 dead, 98 injured

CAIRO, Egypt: A train traveling from Cairo derailed on Sunday, causing four cars to overturn, killing eleven passengers and injuring ...

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T20I Rankings: Babar moves to 2nd position, Kohli at 5th

Dubai [UAE], April 21 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli remained firm at the fifth spot but Pakistan captain Babar Azam ...


Second-year lefties square off for Orioles, Marlins

Sixto Sanchez drew most of the raves among Miami Marlins pitchers who made their major league debuts last year, but ...


Zimbabwe's President Calls for Unity on 41st Independence Day

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa called for unity as the country marked 41 years of independence on Sunday. ...


Covid-19: South Africa records 853 new cases and 130 new deaths

As of Tuesday, South Africa recorded a total of 1 568 366 confirmed Covid-19 cases.853 new cases were recorded in ...


Nation Reacts to Verdict in Chauvin Trial

Cheers, tears and fear were among reactions in the U.S. to the news that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin ...


Swift Verdict in Derek Chauvin Murder Trial

The jury in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd delivered swift ...


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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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