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1 month ago | October 13, 2019

US agrees limited trade deal with China

The US and China reached a truce in their trade war on Friday after Washington agreed a limited deal that will see the ...

Zuma to face trial

Former South African President Jacob Zuma will face trial on corruption charges after a court on Friday dismissed his ...

1 month ago | October 6, 2019

SA, Nigeria vow co-operations after attacks

NIGERIA President Muhammadu Buhari last week met his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa, weeks after xenophobic ...

Beyonce’s dad has breast cancer. . .but how common is breast ...

MATHEW Knowles, the father of superstar singer Beyonce, has revealed he has breast cancer. Knowles, 67, sat down with ...

‘Lazy’ Kenyan Mp’s in trouble

Kenyan Parliament will this week crack down on scores of lazy MPs who have been pocketing millions of shillings in ...

2 months ago | September 1, 2019

Anxiety in Sudan over new Cabinet delays

Sudan’s new prime minister was on Thursday locked in talks to form the first cabinet since the ouster of veteran leader ...

4 months ago | July 21, 2019

Sudan’s military, opposition talks shelved

Sudan’s alliance of opposition groups has postponed negotiations with the country’s military rulers after members of ...

Ghana to become hub for Africa’s free-trade future

Ghana has been chosen by the African Union (AU) to host the secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area ...

4 months ago | July 14, 2019

China to impose sanctions on US firms

US companies involved in a potential arms sale worth US$2,2 billion to self-ruled Taiwan will face sanctions, China ...

‘Iran is able to bombard Israel if war starts’

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah has warned that Iran “is able to bombard Israel with ferocity and force” if a war ...

5 months ago | June 30, 2019

Trump and Xi agree to restart trade talks

The United States and China have agreed to resume trade negotiations, easing a protracted row that has fuelled a global ...

Ethiopia steps up arrests after shock coup bid

Ethiopian authorities have arrested hundreds of people in different parts of the country, stepping up a crackdown on ...

7 months ago | April 21, 2019

SA brings forward Eskom bailout to avert default

South Africa’s government has had to bring forward the bailout of state power firm Eskom, after it rushed 5 billion rand ...

The man who won’t give up in Indian elections

Every Indian election throws up several independent candidates who, despite the odds stacked against them, take a chance ...