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2 years 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 ...

3 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 ...

Public debate for AU post candidates

Candidates vying to be the next African Union (AU) leader are facing off in a public debate. The historic debate in ...

Suspects jailed over Brazil plane crash

Bolivian authorities have jailed the second suspect accused of wrongdoing in the air crash that wiped out Brazil’s ...

Oil prices surge before Opec indaba

OIL prices edged higher for a second consecutive session last Friday on hopes that non-OPEC producers meeting in Vienna ...

Tackling climate change the African way

Aly Abou-Sabaa — FROM  making jam with cactus fruit, to reviving traditional underground canals to defend against ...

3 years ago | October 9, 2016

Kaspersky introduces software for SMEs

Business Reporter RUSSIA-based firm Kaspersky Lab has come up with new software to provide multi-layered information ...

3 years ago | October 2, 2016

Chinese yuan joins IMF’s basket

China’s yuan joins the International Monetary Fund’s basket of reserve currencies on Saturday in a milestone for the ...

Fresh divisions over gay unions in Anglican church

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa on Friday rejected a proposal to allow “prayers of blessing” to be offered for ...