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4 years ago | February 8, 2015

Boko Haram threatens Nigeria polls

Campaigning in Nigeria’s knife-edge presidential election entered its final week yesterday, with mounting questions ...

Kenyan MP shot dead

A Kenyan lawmaker was shot dead in the capital early yesterday, in an incident likely to put pressure on President Uhuru ...

4 years ago | January 25, 2015

Bob Marley will be face of first global weed brand

PLENTY of ground has been broken since Washington and Colorado became the first states to make the sale and recreational ...

MOTORING: Cape Town bans ‘pimp my ride’

The motor industry is in uproar over the Cape Town traffic department’s efforts to clampdown on modified cars as part of ...

TENNIS: Williams sisters inspire at Australian Open

Sisters, friends, survivors: all the strengths and virtues that Serena and Venus Williams have shown in adversity over ...

Bullish Mozambique bets on natural gas

MOZAMBIQUE’S new government, appointed January 17 by President Filipe Nyusi, features an enlarged energy ministry as the ...

4 years ago | January 18, 2015

Toyota to build more SUVs

TOYOTA Motor Corporation will build more sport-utility vehicles this year at factories in Japan and Canada to meet ...

Sánchez under spotlight

Alexis Sánchez will arrive at the Etihad Stadium today with plaudits, compliments and comparisons to the world’s very ...

Vybz Kartel’s Fame Soars Behind Bars

Vybz Kartel is locked behind bars but his legacy lives on as the deejay’s popularity soars to new heights.

Brace for $40-a-barrel oil

THE US benchmark crude price, down more than $60 since June to below $45 Wednesday, is on the way to this next ...

4 years ago | January 4, 2015

Indonesia queries AirAsia licence

Ships searching for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed with 162 people on board have pinpointed two “big ...

China steps in as world’s new bank

BUOYED by its economic might, China is beginning to play a critical role in shaping the new global economic order. ...

Gold outlook 2015: Analysts anticipate break from turmoil

This time last year, the gold market was in a sorry state. Market participants were still reeling from the yellow ...

At least two killed in Somalia bomb blasts

At least one person was killed when a bomb went off outside a school in northern Somalia, while a separate blast killed ...