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1 min 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 ...

4 days 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 ...

2 weeks 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 weeks 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 ...

3 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 ...

3 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 ...

4 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, ...

5 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 ...

6 months ago | January 8, 2022

NEW: China authorises around 700 000 invention patents in 2021: report

A total of 696 000 invention patents were authorized in 2021, the China National Intellectual Property Administration ...

6 months ago | January 6, 2022

NEW: Australia suffers record Covid cases, straining businesses ...

Fuelled by the highly transmissible Omicron variant, Australia’s daily coronavirus infections soared to a fresh ...

6 months ago | January 5, 2022

NEW: WHO still recommends 14-day quarantine for Covid-19 patients

Although most people recover from Covid-19 within five to seven days of the onset of symptoms, the World Health ...

NEW: U.S. reports nearly 1 million Covid-19 cases in a day

The United States reported nearly 1 million new coronavirus infections on Monday, the highest daily tally of any country ...

6 months ago | January 1, 2022

NEW: ‘Omicron hospitalisation risk around one third of ...

The risk of hospitalisation with the Omicron variant of coronavirus is about one-third that of the Delta variant, ...