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Opposition leader in Niger freed under coronavirus prison release

The main opposition figure in Niger, Hama Amadou, who has been in prison since last November for alleged baby smuggling, ...


FAR for investment by non-residents in government securities

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday issued a circular to implement the ...


RBI extends Fixed Rate Reverse Repo, MSF window

New Delhi [India], Mar 30 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday extended the Fixed Rate Reverse Repo ...


Sierra Leone scraps controversial pregnant girl school ban

Sierra Leone has overturned a ban on pregnant girls attending school, the government said on Monday, adding that it sought ...


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Chinese economic data boosts Asian stocks

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging economic data out of China provided a boost to Chinese share markets on Tuesday, b ut ...

U.S. government may take equity in airlines

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. airlines set to receive $25 billion in an initial tranche from the Federal Government may not ...

Cheerful traders send Wall Street higher

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street made solid gains on Monday as health-related stocks took off."You are looking for ...

Real Estate market in Dubai under severe pressure

DUBAI, UAE - The Dubai property crash Mark II which began in 2014 is gaining momentum due to the coronavirus ...

Australian stocks defy Asian regional trend, finish higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Asia generally were sharply weaker on Monday, as investors and traders brace themselves for another ...

Wuhan stays grounded, but rest of Hubei province starts flying again

WUHAN, China - China's Hubei province has resumed domestic flights except for Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus after a ...

International

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Thousands of stranded cruise ship passengers told to 'piss off'

SYDNEY, Australia - Australia has taken a hard line, turning away six cruise ships with thousands of people on board.The ...

Chinese, Russian and European countries get OK from U.S. on Iran

PanARMENIAN.Net - The U.S. government has extended for another 60 days sanction waivers that allow Russian, Chinese, and European countries ...

New York City gets injection of 250,000 face masks, courtesy of UN

NEW YORK CITY, New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterreswas were on ...

Duke and Duchess of Sussex quit Canada for California

LOS ANGELES, California - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, and their son Archie, have moved from Canada to California - ...

The Crucial Experiment in the Case of Cardinal George Pell

Cardinal George Pell's accuser claimed to be familiar with the layout of a renovated sacristy and this fact means we ...

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Coronavirus | Pandemic forces Remgro to 'reassess' restructuring

Remgro [JSE:REM] announced in a shareholder notice released on Tuesday morning that the coronavirus pandemic had forced the company to ...


How the coronavirus pandemic has affected the golf calendar

Like all sports, golf is currently getting to grips with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic with postponements and cancellations ...


Step into the unknown for Hartley

With the Olympic Games rescheduled for July 2021, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over South African sprint queen Bridgitte Hartley's ...


Lockdown: Concern over conduct of law enforcement after 3 deaths

The conduct of police and the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in the first four days of the national ...


Advocacy comment: Digital privacy in the time of pandemics

South Africa has joined the league of countries looking to track people using their phones and other devices in the ...


SAFPU president: We may consider player pay cuts

While Premier Soccer League (PSL) acting chief executive Mato Madlala says clubs will continue receiving grants to pay players, the ...


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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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