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2 days 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 ...

1 week 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 ...

3 weeks 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 ...

3 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 ...

7 months 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 ...

8 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 ...

9 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.

9 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 ...

1 year ago | January 31, 2018

Winnie Mandela discharged from hospital

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