Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Somalia Regional Lawmakers Re-elect Incumbent as Leader Amid Tensions

Lawmakers in Somalia's regional state of Jubbaland have re-elected incumbent Ahmed Mohamed Islam as the leader in a controversial election ...

Orsmby fires flawless 62 to lead Scandinavian Invitation

Cape Town - Wade Ormsby grabbed the first-round lead at the European Tour's Scandinavian Invitation courtesy of a spectacular 62.The ...

New Sudan Sovereign Council Woman Vows to Uphold Rights of All

KHARTOUM - One of two women appointed to Sudan's newly created Sovereign Council on Wednesday said she will uphold the ...

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, ...

Plants are going extinct up to 350 times faster than the historical norm

Earth is seeing an unprecedented loss of species, which some ecologists are calling a sixth mass extinction. In May, a ...

Cell C credit rating cut to D by S&P on missed interest payments

South Africa's third-largest wireless carrier, Cell C, had its credit rating cut to D by rating agency S&P Global after ...

Former Ghana striker Agogo dead at 40

Paris - Former Ghana international striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40, four years after suffering a ...

Archer takes 6 as England bowl out Australia

Leeds - Jofra Archer took six wickets as England dismissed an Australia side without star batsman Steve Smith for just ...

ConCourt rules against historical inequalities in land ownership

The Constitutional Court confirmed on Thursday that Section 1 of the Land Affairs General Amendment Act and Section 25A of ...

Rwanda Encourages Youth to Use Electric Motorcycles

Rwanda has introduced the use of electric motorcycles as part of its efforts to protect the environment and cut fuel ...

Keeping monkeys as pets is extraordinarily cruel - a ban is long overdue

Most people will have seen at least one headline over the last couple of years describing animal attacks on humans. ...

No straight answer from Ramaphosa on prescribed assets

President Cyril Ramaphosa has not said outright whether he supports the prescription of assets - but he has said government ...

Cabinet expects Eskom paper within two weeks, says Minister Mthembu

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu told reporters in Cape Town on Thursday that Cabinet expected to receive a paper ...

Mozambique, Russia sign energy, security deals

Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi signed energy and security agreements with Russian's Vladimir Putin on Thursday in the first visit by ...

Sundowns, Pirates face daunting African challenges

Johannesburg - South African clubs Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates are among five former CAF Champions League trophy-holders trailing by ...

Federer falls into Djokovic's half of US Open draw

New York - Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic could face Roger Federer in the semi-finals and Rafael Nadal in the ...

Court grants bail to Zimbabwe ex-VP facing graft charges

A former Zimbabwean vice president facing corruption charges was granted bail on Wednesday, his lawyer said.Phelekezela Mphoko, 79, who briefly ...

People of 'leaderless' Tshwane paying a heavy price - ANC

The people of "leaderless" Tshwane are paying a heavy price when it comes to poor service delivery, the ANC in ...

Friday's weather: Sunny day mixed with some clouds

A lovely and warm day is expected for most of the country on Friday, with some parts covered in morning ...

The ANC's R3m thank you letter to Bosasa

On March 31, 2014 then ANC treasurer-general Zweli Mkhize thanked Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson for a R3m donation to the ...

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US, Russia Bicker Over Collapse of INF Treaty at UN

UNITED NATIONS - The United States and Russia traded accusations Thursday at the U.N. Security Council over the recent collapse ...

Somalia Regional Lawmakers Re-elect Incumbent as Leader Amid Tensions

Lawmakers in Somalia's regional state of Jubbaland have re-elected incumbent Ahmed Mohamed Islam as the leader in a controversial election ...

Orsmby fires flawless 62 to lead Scandinavian Invitation

Cape Town - Wade Ormsby grabbed the first-round lead at the European Tour's Scandinavian Invitation courtesy of a spectacular 62.The ...

New Sudan Sovereign Council Woman Vows to Uphold Rights of All

KHARTOUM - One of two women appointed to Sudan's newly created Sovereign Council on Wednesday said she will uphold the ...

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, ...

Plants are going extinct up to 350 times faster than the historical norm

Earth is seeing an unprecedented loss of species, which some ecologists are calling a sixth mass extinction. In May, a ...

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