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1 month ago | December 23, 2018

Online clothing retailers modify products

BERLIN — Models testing fashion brands like Adidas, Benetton and Gap are finding that almost a third of the shoes and ...

2 months ago | November 15, 2018

Theresa May on the brink

Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting for her political life as a growing revolt from within her own party threatens to ...

SA plods ahead with land reform

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) is forging ahead with plans to amend the constitution to make it ...

3 months ago | November 7, 2018

Africa enjoying oil boom

Africa is finally seeing the benefits from the recovery in crude prices as companies ramp up drilling from Algeria to Namibia.

3 months ago | October 19, 2018

Exxon looks to Southern and West Africa for big oil find

Kevin Crowley Exxon Mobil Corp is targeting western and southern Africa for the world’s next big oil bonanza as the ...

3 months ago | October 14, 2018

Khabib, McGregor to learn fate

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov will learn if they are to be indefinitely suspended on October 24 following the ...

12 months ago | January 31, 2018

Winnie Mandela discharged from hospital

JOHANNESBURG.— South Africa South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was discharged from hospital ...

1 year ago | August 6, 2017

Kagame wins third term

KIGALI. — Incumbent leader Paul Kagame has swept to a landslide victory in Rwanda’s presidential election, results ...

China in pursuit of a cashless society

Third-party payment operators Alipay and WeChat Pay, launched “cashfree” campaigns in China last Tuesday, generously ...

Buddha statue stolen from Botswana temple

A massive Buddha statue weighing about half a tonne has been stolen from a temple in the Botswana capital, Gaborone, ...

Extreme weather ‘could kill up to 152,000’ in Europe

Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people yearly in Europe by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of ...

Rolls-Royce unveils grandest car yet

Rolls-Royce has introduced the Phantom VIII. This is Rolls-Royce’s largest and grandest car ever, born from the same ...

2 years ago | December 11, 2016

Akufo-Addo wins Ghana poll

Opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo won Ghana’s national election, becoming president elect at the third attempt and ...

. . . as tensions mount in Gambia

Gambian authorities have refused entry to the chair of regional body ECOWAS, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, Senegal’s foreign ...