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2 days ago | November 26, 2020

Giroud getting better with age at Chelsea

LONDON. — Olivier Giroud is a model professional for the Chelsea squad and the 34-year-old striker seems to be getting ...

Cubans in Angola pay tribute to Castro

LUANDA. — Due to health restrictions imposed by Covid-19, few people gathered yesterday for the memorial ceremony of the ...

From Messi to Ronaldo, a world in mourning

LIONEL MESSI “A very sad day for all Argentines and football. He leaves us but does not leave, because Diego is eternal. ...

Food insecurity shadows a hungry Thanksgiving: Analysts

WASHINGTON. — As the US traditional festival Thanksgiving approaches, the Brookings Institution reported on Monday that ...

Xi congratulates Biden on election as US president

BEIJING. — Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday sent a message to Joe Biden to congratulate him on election as US ...

3 days ago | November 25, 2020

SA likely to return to lockdown

South Africa could return into lockdown following an upsurge in Covid-19 infections. Ranked number 16 in the world in ...

Rife smuggling at Chirundu border threatens Zambia’s food security

Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Elias Kamanga has bemoaned heightened levels of smuggling of maize and maize ...

‘Geingob’s ‘white’ comments unifying’

OMBUDSMAN John Walters says the remarks Swapo president Hage Geingob made at a Swapo rally on the number of white ...

1 week ago | November 20, 2020

India’s fine for not wearing mask sky-rockets

NEW DELHI. — The monetary fine for not wearing a face mask in Delhi was hiked by four times yesterday, from 500 Indian ...

1 week ago | November 19, 2020

5 Chinese Covid-19 vaccines undergoing trials

BEIJING. – China has five vaccines for Covid-19 undergoing phase III clinical trials in some foreign countries, a ...

1 week ago | November 18, 2020

Bushiri had five passports: SA Home Affairs minister

Cape Town. — Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has revealed that the controversial self-proclaimed prophet Shepherd ...

Biden warns ‘more people may die’

WASHINGTON. — Donald Trump and Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting reactions on Monday to news of a coronavirus ...

2 weeks ago | November 13, 2020

Biden unfazed by Trump’s legal challenges

WASHINGTON. —  US President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday that nothing would stop the transfer of power in the ...

WHO reaches out to Russia on potential Covid-19 vaccine

Geneva. — The World Health Organisation (WHO) is in discussions with the Russian institute that developed the Sputnik V ...

2 weeks ago | November 10, 2020

Saeb Erekat, Longtime Palestinian Chief Negotiator, Dies at 65

JERUSALEM — Saeb Erekat, a senior Palestinian official and negotiator who passionately advocated the establishment of an ...