First commercial flight in 6 years departures rebel-held city

The first commercial flight in nearly six years took off from Yemen’s rebel-held capital Monday, a major step forward in a peace process that has provided rare relief from conflict.…

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Students protest against strict Covid-19 controls

Hundreds of students at an elite Beijing university have protested against strict Covid-19 curbs on campus, in a rare show of defiance as anger mounts over virus controls. China is…

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Sweden enters ‘new era’ with NATO bid

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Sweden on Monday officially announced it will apply for NATO membership as a deterrent against Russian aggression, entering a “new era” as it reverses two centuries of…

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Renault sells its Russian assets to Moscow in nationalisation first

French automaker Renault has handed over its Russian assets to the Russian government, both parties announced Monday, marking the first major nationalisation since the onset of sanctions over Moscow’s military…

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Ramaphosa: Zondo elected as chief justice for certainty in judiciary leadership

CAPE TOWN – President Cyril Ramaphosa says Chief Justice Raymond Zondo was appointed as head of the Constitutional Court for the sake of “continuity and certainty” in the leadership of…

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Tazne van Wyk murder trial postponed again

CAPE TOWN – The case against a man accused of the murder of an 8-year-old girl in Elsies River has once again been postponed.The accused made a brief appearance in…

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Large parts of Cape Town without power due to outage

CAPE TOWN – Large parts of Cape Town are without power.City of Cape Town said that technicians were attending to a power outage in the metro’s Area 2.Suburbs including Montague…

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SA facing stage 3 cuts as unplanned generating unit losses remain high – Eskom

JOHANNESBURG – Eskom said that its unplanned generating unit losses remained high and as a result, rolling power cuts would be ramped up to stage 3.Stage three blackouts await the…

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Ubank placed under curatorship effective immediately

Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago. (Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Ubank has been placed under curatorship effective immediately as it grapples with capital challenges.  Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago told…

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Eskom ramps up load-shedding to stage 4

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Reserve Bank may hike interest rates by 50 bps on Thursday

This week a spotlight is shone on a potential interest rate hike, inflation statistics and retail trade sales. A potential interest rate hike, inflation statistics for April and retail trade…

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How far can you drive on R800 worth of fuel? In Libya – to Cape Town. And back. Twice.

Libya – along with Algeria, Angola and Nigeria top a list of countries where you can travel the furthest in Africa, on $50 worth of fuel. So just what does…

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Young migrants increase reflects disillusioned generation

Until recently, Raul Prado and Aidana Hernandez believed in change. Cuba was opening up internet access and there was a whiff of freedom in the air. But authorities quickly tightened…

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Just in: Meet your Miss South Africa Top 30 contestants

The Miss South Africa organisation officially announced the top 30 contestants vying for the title of Miss South Africa 2022 tonight (16 May). MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2022 The 30 hopefuls…

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Britney Spears and Sam Asghari announce miscarriage

JOHANNESBURG – Britney Spears has announced that she suffered a miscarriage.Making a joint statement with fiancé Sam Asghari on Instagram on Saturday, the legendary Princess of Pop announced that “we…

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Facebook changing with times a decade after stock debut

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg rang the opening bell remotely to cheers 10 years ago as the beloved social network made its stock market debut, culminating an all-night…

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South Africa: UCT Alumna Jets to Juilliard to Pursue Master’s in Music

An opportunity of a lifetime awaits University of Cape Town (UCT) alumna and musician Siyasanga Charles. The trombonist, whose love for jazz music is second to none, is on her…

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Ghana: Govt to Construct 3-Storey 300-Bed Capacity Hostel Blocks … in All 45 Public Colleges of Education Nationwide

The government will from next month commence with the construction of a 3-storey 300-bed capacity Hostel Block in all the 45 Public Colleges of Education across the country. Estimated at…

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Ghana: Pres Akufo-Addo, Others Pay Last Respects to Juabehene, Omanhenemaa

Koforidua — The funeral rites (Dotiyie) of the late Daasebre Professor Emeritus Oti Boateng, Paramount Chief of New Juaben and Nana Yaa Daani, Omanhemaa of New Juaben Traditional Area have…

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Nigeria: Foreign Education As Gateway to a Better Future

International study has been a sought-after option over the last few decades for Nigerian students who are in search of greener pastures. The consideration to study abroad is met with…

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