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Thursday, 29 October 2020 07:07

  South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa is self-quarantining after a guest at a dinner he attended later tested positive for Covid-19.   The president is not showing symptoms and...

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Thursday, 29 October 2020 07:05

  The appointment of Nigeria's ex-finance minister to lead the World Trade Organization (WTO) has been thrown into doubt after the US opposed the moveA WTO nominations committee recommended...

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Thursday, 29 October 2020 06:45

      The anti-police brutality protests in Nigeria created a powerful movement that appeared to shake those in power. A potent mix of street protests and social media has given...

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Thursday, 15 October 2020 01:19

Efforts are continuing to extinguish a fire that has broken out on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa as members of the Tanzania National Parks Authority (Tanapa) and local...

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Friday, 09 October 2020 01:28

The spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in Jamaica prompted the government to adopt new restrictive measures that went into force recently.    Prime Minister Andrew Holness had...

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Wednesday, 07 October 2020 23:39

When you first meet HRH Marara Joshua Maponga III, you realise that he is an unassuming individual, who is concerned about the state of his nation. A social entrepreneur from South Africa who has...

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Monday, 05 October 2020 02:08

  Five women in Colorado, in the USA are currently serving as judges, making it a record-breaking number in the state. They were appointed by Gov. Jared Polis during a period of less than two...

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Thursday, 01 October 2020 02:38

Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced 19 members of his new cabinet after he was re-elected recently.   Edmund Bartlett, who has served successful tenures as Tourism Minister,...

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Monday, 28 September 2020 00:52

The British-American former Sunday Times editor was famed for leading an investigation into the drug Thalidomide - which first appeared in the UK in 1958, and was prescribed to expectant mothers to...

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Sunday, 20 September 2020 03:46

Costa Rica has recently welcomed its 30th national park: San Lucas Island, located off the Pacific coast of the Gulf of Nicoya. The purpose of the new park is to develop sustainable...

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Sunday, 20 September 2020 03:37

The one-time home of US civil rights legend Rosa Parks has gone on display inside the Royal Palace of Naples in Italy.   Ms Parks came to world prominence when, in 1955, she refused to give...

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Sunday, 20 September 2020 03:36

Barbados has announced that it intends to remove Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and will become a republic.   Following a statement by the Caribbean island nation's...

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Sunday, 20 September 2020 03:31

  The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) and Dominica’s award-winning Secret Bay boutique resort are joining forces to support the professional development...

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Thursday, 10 September 2020 02:40

Jamaica's ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) was re-elected with a landslide victory after Prime Minister Andrew Holness called for an early vote in what was seen as a bid to capitalise on people's...

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Saturday, 05 September 2020 01:24

Khadjou Sambe, Senegal's first female professional surfer, trains near her home in the district of Ngor - the westernmost point of the African continent. "I would always see people surfing and I'd...

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Thursday, 03 September 2020 02:03

India's former president Pranab Mukherjee has died 21 days after it was confirmed that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 84-year-old was in hospital to remove a clot in his brain...

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