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4 days ago | September 17, 2020

Trump’s China tariffs violate global trade rules: WTO

President Trump’s “America First” policy drew strong pushback on two fronts on Tuesday, as the World Trade Organisation ...

Magufuli kicks off campaign

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has pledged to improve the economy and complete unfinished projects during a speech ...

ANC parks plan to nationalise central bank

A top South African ruling party official said plans to nationalise the central bank will be shelved as the government ...

Zimbabwean pens rags to fame story

A Zimbabwean man who spent most of his life in Botswana has penned a book to share the odds he beat from his life ...

Former UK envoy warns of US election violence

Former UK ambassador in Washington, Kim Darroch, has warned of a “genuine risk” of violence in the aftermath of a ...

6 days ago | September 15, 2020

Biden, Trump wrestle with racial inequality in US

Racial inequality in the United States came into sharp focus this year, and became a defining topic of the national ...

Malawi freezes accounts of ex-president Mutharika, wife

Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), acting in a graft investigation, has frozen bank accounts held by former president Peter ...

Namibia ponders lifting state of emergency

President Hage Geingob is pondering lifting the state of emergency imposed six months ago among a raft of measures to ...

Covid-19 impoverishes bartenders

Bartenders are struggling to make ends meet as they have been out of work since the alcohol ban recently imposed by the ...

Mozambique needs neighbours’ support

A journalist in Cabo Delgado argues that the armed attacks in the north of the country are based on economic and ...

UK plans to remove key human rights protections

The UK government is planning to “opt out” of parts of the European convention on human rights in order to speed up ...

1 week ago | September 14, 2020

Blair, Major chide UK over ‘shocking’ EU plan

LONDON. — Former prime ministers Tony Blair and John Major said yesterday Britain must drop a “shocking” plan to pass ...

Boeing defends safety decisions on 737 MAX

WASHINGTON. — Two senior Boeing executives who oversaw the development of the 737 MAX defended the company’s decisions ...

1 week ago | September 12, 2020

Klopp warns rivals as EPL starts

LONDON. – Jurgen Klopp has warned Liverpool’s title rivals that splashing out on new signings is no guarantee of ...

La Liga starts without its top teams

MADRID. – The Spanish La Liga football season begins today without its top teams, and still without fans, but with ...