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Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxes

Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India's ...


UN emergency relief fund has never been more critical: Guterres

The mission of the UN's Central Emergency Relief Fund (CERF), which enables humanitarian responders to deliver life-saving assistance whenever and ...


Ebola spreads to major DRC city as vaccines a concern

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as health ...


President Bio speaks about his commitment to human capital development

Sierra Leone Telegraph: 6 December 2018: Last Sunday, 2nd December 2018, president Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone joined other ...


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Mired in scandals, Facebook plans to buyback more stock

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As it attempts to emerge from the recent stock slump, the world's largest social media company, Facebook ...

Apple buys Platoon to further boost its music business

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to further boost its music business, Apple has confirmed its purchase of a small ...

Qatari emir to be absent from GCC summit despite invitation

DOHA, Qatar – What could have started a thawing of the ice in relations between Qatar and its Arab neighbours, ...

China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...

Thousands of Nissan vehicles recalled due to improper tests

TOKYO, Japan - Citing improper tests carried out on a number of its new units, the Japanese carmaker Nissan has ...

Nasdaq closes Friday down 3%, Dow loses 558 points

NEW YORK, New York – There was no hesitation on Friday, as sellers took charge sending the major indices down ...

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Implicated by Cohen, Trump denies collusion, targets Mueller

WASHINGTON, U.S. - This week, the developments made in the federal investigation against the U.S. President Donald Trump's election campaign ...

Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...

French Yellow Vests engage in clashes, over 500 detained

PARIS, France - Anticipating violent clashes that have broke out in the French capital and in other cities across the ...

John Kelly reportedly to step down as Trump chief of staff

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly is on his way out of the White ...

Iran warns over U.S. sanctions: Drug trafficking will rise

TEHRAN, Iran - After the U.S. reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran and its key oil exports, months after exiting the ...

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Helicopter crash in Sudan kills top ministers, others hurt

KHARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident on Sunday, a helicopter carrying government officials in Sudan crashed in the country's ...


Middle East resolutions dominate at UN General Assembly

NEW YORK, New York – The UN General Assembly on Friday adopted 36 resolutions and four decisions, relating to a variety ...


The world witnessed 44 percent less terror deaths in 2017

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The annual Global Terrorism Index released this week was analyzed closely by experts from around the world ...


Central Mali under attack from armed groups

Ethnic militias have killed over 200 civilians and burned dozens of villages in communal violence in central Mali during 2018, ...


Biker, 22, killed after crashing into tree

A 22-year-old biker has died after hitting a tree in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng on Sunday. "ER24 paramedics were on the scene ...


Tutu to be honoured at TRC anniversary event

A special dinner to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's (TRC) final report, to be held ...


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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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