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19 mins ago | September 25, 2022

SA in electricity crisis

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa had an urgent meeting scheduled with his Cabinet on Wednesday to discuss the ...

3 days ago | September 22, 2022

Palestine calls for respecting of special status of Jerusalem

Palestine has reaffirmed that respecting the special status of Jerusalem is an integral part of the universally ...

2 months ago | July 19, 2022

NEW: Britain’s real wages drop at record rate amid soaring ...

BRITISH workers are facing one of the biggest falls in their real term wages in decades as the record high inflation ...

2 months ago | July 16, 2022

NEW: 84 die in first 3 days of Spain’s heat wave

Eighty-four people are known to have died from the heat wave that has struck Spain since July 10, the Carlos III Health ...

3 months ago | July 2, 2022

NEW: R. Kelly sues Brooklyn jail for putting him on suicide watch

R. Kelly on Friday sued the Brooklyn jail that has housed him since his racketeering and sex crimes conviction, saying ...

3 months ago | June 22, 2022

NEW: Euro, sterling knocked by global growth worries

The euro and sterling fell on Wednesday as concerns resurfaced that interest rate hikes from major central banks to ...

3 months ago | June 18, 2022

NEW: ‘60pc of CEOs worldwide expect recession’

MORE than 60 percent of chief executive officers (CEOs) globally expect a recession in their primary region of ...

NEW: UN chief warns of “global mental health crisis” 

UNITED NATIONS (UN) secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday warned against a “global mental health ...

4 months ago | June 11, 2022

NEW: US inflation ticks up to 8,6pc in May despite Fed’s ...

US consumer inflation in May surged 8,6 percent from a year ago, indicating inflation remains elevated despite the ...

4 months ago | May 28, 2022

NEW: Nigeria issues measures to prevent possible spread of monkeypox

The Nigerian government on Friday set up an inter-ministerial committee to prevent the possible spread of the monkeypox ...

6 months ago | April 2, 2022

NEW: Africa’s Covid-19 cases near 11,34m: Africa CDC

THE number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 11 339 567 as of Friday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease ...

7 months ago | March 12, 2022

NEW: IMF to downgrade global growth forecast amid Ukraine crisis

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) will likely downgrade its global growth forecast next month due to spillover ...

7 months ago | February 19, 2022

NEW: Meta tells advertisers mixed reality could be a few years away

Technology that merges the virtual and physical worlds could start to become a reality for consumers in a few years, ...

8 months ago | January 23, 2022

Serbia revokes Rio Tinto’s licences

SERBIA has revoked Australian mining giant Rio Tinto’s lithium exploration licences a week after tennis Grand Slam ...