Fri, 24 May 2019

Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Zimbabwe: Activists charged with plotting to subvert government

Five activists accused of plotting to overthrow the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe have appeared in a court, ...

Ten people kidnapped by armed group in eastern DRC

Ten people have been kidnapped by an armed group in the Beni region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local ...

Observers Note Problems in Malawi Elections

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Foreign observers of Malawi's presidential, parliamentary and local elections issued a preliminary assessment Thursday, saying that although ...

Blocked Arrest of Ex-Sudanese Official Stirs Concern

KHARTOUM - Sudan's public prosecutors have called for the dismissal of the director of the National Intelligence and Security Service ...

Business sector hails unchanged repo rate decision

The metals and engineering sector has welcomed the SA Reserve Bank's decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%, ...

Uncertainty grips Sudan weeks after Bashir's ouster

Weeks after the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is gripped by uncertainty as talks between the military rulers ...

Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue

Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups ...

Realism should guide the next generation of UN peacekeeping

Since the first United Nations peacekeeping operation was deployed to oversee a ceasefire in the Arab-Israeli war seven decades ago, ...

Is it time to review the basis for UN peacekeeping 71 years on?

Seventy one years ago the first United Nations peacekeeping mission was sent to oversee the agreement that ended the Arab-Israeli ...

How South Africa's universities are making more students multilingual

South Africa is a multilingual, multicultural space. As is the case for many other countries in Africa, it has a ...

Iranian Journalist Kazemi Jailed On New National Security Charges

The Committee to Protect Journalist (CPJ) has called on Iranian authorities to release journalist Masud Kazemi and explain or drop ...

Cosatu wants Gordhan's Public Enterprises department scrapped

Cosatu wants state companies to be managed by various ministries and wants the Department of Public Enterprises scrapped when President ...

Stock rout deepens as investors flee to safe-haven assets

The JSE fell along with other global indices on Thursday as investors fled to safe-haven assets on the back of ...

Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer

London - India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for ...

Rwandan rebel leader pleads guilty to terrorism

A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions pleaded guilty on Thursday to terrorism and other ...

Cape Town's oldest cinema turns 70: What it looked like in 1949

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE {{item.title}}You're not a real Capetonian until you've watched a film at The Labia Theatre. Glass of ...

Friday's weather: Rain expected in the far north

Isolated showers and thundershowers are expected over parts of Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and the North West on Friday.High veld fire danger ...

Prisons tender's ballooning costs under the microscope in SIU probe

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) is investigating a massive cost escalation on a contract to install fencing and information systems ...

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Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Zimbabwe: Activists charged with plotting to subvert government

Five activists accused of plotting to overthrow the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe have appeared in a court, ...

Ten people kidnapped by armed group in eastern DRC

Ten people have been kidnapped by an armed group in the Beni region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local ...

Observers Note Problems in Malawi Elections

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Foreign observers of Malawi's presidential, parliamentary and local elections issued a preliminary assessment Thursday, saying that although ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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