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A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa

Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa

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Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update o...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Step by step: how to become a good parent – to someone else’s child Dakota Johnson is reportedly taking $400 lessons on how to be stepmother to Chris Martin’s daughter. Here’s some cheaper, but no less effective, advic...
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The Right Way to Parallel Park, Step-by-Step Parallel parking can be a a challenge for even the most seasoned drivers. Thankfully, over at Quora, Yishan Wong offers this step-by-step breakdown of...
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Botswana decriminalizes gay sex The country's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law with British roots that could punish people with up to seven years in prison. Botswana's pr...
17:16, 06/11/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast edge past South Africa In sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast got the opening game win they were hoping for against a stubborn South Africa team. Ivory Coast are now on equal p...
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Ivory Coast v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the action in Cairo‘Mandela brought pressure’: South Africa’s Afcon triumphAny thoughts? You can email John | tweet @johnb...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants Country with Africa’s largest elephant population says its growth is affecting farmersBotswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, saying the popu...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Botswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting Botswana has the world’s largest population of African elephants, and the decision to lift a five-year prohibition on hunting drew an international ba...
14:32, 05/23/2019

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livel...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Botswana Just Lifted Its Ban on Elephant Hunting (JOHANNESBURG) — Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world’s highest number of the animals, a decision t...
18:00, 05/23/2019

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana has scrapped its ban on elephant hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

| Botswana ex-president slams successor Botswanan former president Ian Khama has accused his chosen successor of becoming an autocrat and threatening the country's reputation as a beacon of ...
14:48, 06/01/2019

Botswana's High Court decriminalizes homosexuality Botswana decriminalized homosexuality on Tuesday, with the High Court overturning a colonial-era law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in pri...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional s...
19:00, 06/11/2019

| Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality Botswana's high court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country's 1965 penal cod...
16:48, 06/11/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as ...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Botswana’s High Court rejects laws criminalizing gay sex JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court has rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven yea...
12:48, 06/11/2019

Former Botswana president quits ruling party in row with ex-ally Former Botswana President Ian Khama quit the ruling party on Saturday as a policy feud with his hand-picked successor deepened, threatening to split t...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswana...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are makin...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Botswana judges rule laws criminalising gay sex are unconstitutional Major victory for LGBT rights campaigners after judges rule laws are unconstitutionalHigh court judges in Botswana have ruled that laws criminalising ...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid con...
19:16, 04/28/2019

K-Pop Pick Of The Day: Step By Step It’s been awhile since we’ve featured a classic girl group pop ballad, in the veins of Gfriend’s Me Gustas Tu or A Pink’s No No No. Oh My Girl’s Step...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Botswana high court rejects anti-gay law in historic ruling Botswana's high court overturned a law criminalizing homosexuality Tuesday that was on the books for decades since the territory was under British rul...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR WASHINGTON (AP) — A public relations firm with deep Hollywood ties was enlisted by the Botswanan government to fight bad publicity generated by the so...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Botswana’s High Court Overturns Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality Botswana has scrapped laws criminalizing same-sex relations on Tuesday, in a victory for LGBT rights in Africa. The country’s high court overtu...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the large...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Lucara finds largest uncut diamond in recent history in Botswana mine Lucara Diamond Corp has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said on Thursday, b...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Botswana’s High Court rules that sections of the penal code criminalizing same-sex relations are unconstitutional JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Botswana’s High Court rules that sections of the penal code criminalizing same-sex relations are unconstitutional....
12:48, 06/11/2019

How 'The Current War' Got a Second Chance A new cut of ‘The Current War,’ about the race to electrify America, will open in October, after surviving creative differences, bad reviews, the Wein...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Current-Account Deficits If a family spends more than it earns, it can make up the difference by borrowing, at least for a while. The same goes for a country that sends more m...
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Concussions in the NHL: Former and current players speak out Daniel Carcillo can't change the punch to the head that gave him his 7th concussion, but he wants to document every step of his journey, so maybe he c...
21:00, 05/23/2019

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. He...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Who is JoJo Siwa, your tween’s current obsession? This 16-year-old YouTube sensation is making headlines after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said her makeup kit, sold at Claire's, tested posit...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Osaka plays Azaranka in matchup of current and former No. 1s PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka plays Victoria Azaranka in a matchup of current and former No. 1 players in the second round of the French Open. Also Thursda...
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12:00, 05/30/2019

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20:00, 06/05/2019

A rip current at the beach can be deadly, but experts say you can escape by doing this At least 100 people are killed by rip currents every year. Here's what you need to know about how to spot them and what to do if you're caug...
01:48, 06/20/2019

F1 Could Drop Two of Its Current Race Tracks for New Ones Next Season Formula One’s plans for its calendar change more often than the lead on track, with some venues in danger of being dropped, others ready to fill the o...
17:48, 05/10/2019

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-cul...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Apple's Current Gen iPad Is Back On Sale, Starting at $249 Unless you really need the iPad Pro (and you almost definitely do not), the standard, vanilla 2018 iPad is a terrific tablet for both consuming and cr...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Current engines "too incredible" for Formula 1 - Andy Green Racing Point technical director Andy Green believes the current Formula 1 engines are "too incredible" and reckons F1 could benefit from a simpler pow...
02:00, 06/01/2019

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16:00, 05/02/2019

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20:32, 05/07/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the l...
02:16, 06/16/2019

Indonesia Is Moving Its Capital City as the Current One Sinks Into the Sea For as long as Indonesia has existed—even during colonial times—Jakarta has been its capital. But the 10 million-strong coastal city that sits on the ...
01:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the l...
01:32, 06/16/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own par...
16:32, 05/11/2019

There's a New Kindle Oasis Coming, So Save On the Current Model While You Still Can A new Kindle Oasis with adjustable color temperature is out next month, and that means you can score the previous generation model, which is otherwise...
21:32, 06/20/2019

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecos...
18:48, 06/09/2019

Suzuki’s current MotoGP form has roots in 2017 countermeasures Suzuki's current strong MotoGP form is down to the manufacturer creating "countermeasures" during its torrid 2017 campaign that has helped improve the...
15:00, 06/24/2019

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18:48, 06/24/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transpor...
14:16, 06/18/2019

CHEAP: Get the Samsung Galaxy S9 for the price of a current-generation mid-ranger Samsung released its Galaxy S9 flagship over a year ago. One year is a long time in the phone world, where change happens at a break-neck pace. Stayin...
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Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee t...
11:48, 06/20/2019

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Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper effo...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Ishaq Dar: Pakistani PM Imran Khan 'responsible for current economic mess' Pakistan is currently facing one of the worst economic crises in its history. In an exclusive DW interview, former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar accuses ...
14:48, 05/24/2019

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Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the D...
02:48, 06/12/2019

Blow to F1 Q4 plan as current qualifying format included in 2020 rules Plans for Formula 1 to adopt a fourth qualifying segment have been dealt a blow, after sporting regulations for 2020 were published with the current f...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden evoked Jim Crow when discussing current voting laws. He’s not wrong. Some recent changes in voting laws led by those in President Trump's party appear to be having effects that mirror that period of legalized discrimina...
19:16, 05/06/2019

‘Your Family Loves You. They Miss You’: An R. Kelly Accuser Warns His Current ‘Girlfriends’ While many of the entertainment industry’s elite showed off their red carpet looks on Sunday at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, Asante McGee, an accuser ...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Premium automakers can’t afford the luxury of current business model, analyst says Sales of premium cars probably have peaked globally, threatening the business model of Germany’s luxury automakers, said Philippe Houchois, managing d...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Ron Darling, former Mets great and current broadcaster, diagnosed with thyroid cancer Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY broadcaster Ron Darling has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.        ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

John Oliver on climate change: 'The current situation of carbon is critical' The Last Week Tonight host focused on climate change, stressing the importance of radical interventionJohn Oliver has turned his focus to climate chan...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the cu...
13:00, 06/12/2019

While chasing down Sebastian Ogier for third at Rally Chile, Hyundai driver and current WRC points c While chasing down Sebastian Ogier for third at Rally Chile, Hyundai driver and current WRC points championship leader Thierry Neuville and co-driver ...
02:48, 05/13/2019

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already clai...
17:32, 05/28/2019

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 but economists see significant slowdown in current quarter WASHINGTON (AP) — US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 but economists see significant slowdown in current quarter....
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Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy ...
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Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-gover...
01:32, 06/16/2019

White House wants current members of Puerto Rico oversight board to remain The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board...
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U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwor...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders: 'It may well be time for an impeachment inquiry to begin' if Trump continues on current path Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is seemingly embracing the idea of impeaching President Trump, saying it "may well be time" for an inqu...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Palo Alto Networks forecasts current-quarter profit below estimates, shares fall Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, largely due to expenses related t...
23:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-FireEye results hit Wall Street's mark, current quarter forecast to fall short FireEye Inc on Tuesday posted first-quarter revenue and billings better than Wall Street expectations, but forecast revenue and profit for the current...
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Bachelor Nation Couple Tournament: Which Current Pair from The Bachelor & Its Spinoffs Deserves the Winning Rose? Will you accept this rose, Bachelor Nation? After 23 seasons of The Bachelor, 14 seasons of The Bachelorette--the 15th season begins on Monday, May 1...
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How to change your Netflix password on desktop or mobile, even if you don't know your current password Associated Press Your Netflix password protects your account's payment information and prevents other people from watching video without your permiss...
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'Step away from the porn': how to have hot sex at every age From early experimentation to long-term relationships, our erotic lives constantly evolve – here’s expert advice for all stages of life“Nowadays many ...
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QB Smith: Big step will be learning to run again In his first public comments since suffering a devastating leg injury in November, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hasn't abandoned hope of pl...
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Warriors’ Draymond Green must step it up, or it’s all over TORONTO — Draymond Green had played like a ball of fire entering the NBA Finals, taking advantage of Kevin Durant’s absence by having the ball in his ...
10:32, 06/09/2019

Instinct keeps Vondrousova one step ahead Backhands and forehands can be manufactured on the practice courts but no amount of coaching can arm a player with the natural instinct Czech teenager...
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Step Up and Get a Fitbit Alta HR For an All-Time Low of $75 It is time to start tracking your steps! If you haven’t gotten a Fitbit yet, now is the time to jump on the bandwagon. The popular fitness trackers co...
22:48, 05/08/2019

12 trendy sandals to put some spring in your step From throwback athleisure looks to chic strappy heels, here are a dozen of the hottest spring and summer sandal trends to shop right now. Sporty spice...
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The new Apple TV app is here – a step towards a Netflix rival, or something else? Apple has unveiled big changes to its TV app, rolling out visual improvements and setting things up to integrate the hotly anticipated Apple TV Plus s...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Take the first step toward a coding career with this $11 JavaScript Course With 299 lectures, more than 30 hours of content and 70 different hands-on exercises, this training will have even a coding first-timer grasping the d...
17:16, 05/23/2019

The New Apple TV Is a Stuttering Step in the Right Direction One of the more exciting things about iOS 12.3, ostensibly, is that it allows you to get offline access to movies and shows that had no legal offline ...
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France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after th...
03:48, 06/08/2019

Atalanta take big step towards first Champions League "Atalanta took another big step towards their first Champions League participation when a 2-1 over Genoa lifted them to third in Serie A on Saturday."...
19:32, 05/11/2019

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Step Into Spring With a New Pair of Clarks, Now 20% Off New shoes, new you — I know that’s not the saying, but it should be. Especially because Clarks is taking 20% off almost everything on site for men, wo...
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'When you find something you can relate to, that's a step forward' Cheyenne Woods was playing in an event at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles earlier this year when she was introduced to a family who had come to w...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Parkland, Fla., principal to step down at the end of the school year The principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. announced Friday that he will resign at the end of the school year, more than ...
17:48, 05/11/2019

Sorry, fitness fanatics: Your 10,000-step goal is bogus Since the dawn of our Fitbit, step-tracking culture, we’ve been programed to strive for 10,000 steps a day — and to feel guilty if we haven’t hit that...
02:00, 06/04/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the U...
09:16, 06/18/2019

Man City's possible Champions League ban a step closer Manchester City are facing a possible ban from the Champions League as UEFA's financial body today deliberates its judgment over an investigation into...
18:00, 05/16/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlini...
23:16, 04/28/2019

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defenc...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes th...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made p...
06:48, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportation...
22:16, 06/22/2019

Trump takes first step toward U.S. ban on Huawei products The U.S. has warned its allies not to source 5G networking equipment from Huawei. The company, already considered a threat to U.S. national security, ...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Malaysia's 93-year-old leader on when he will step down: 'I will not go beyond three years' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's seeming refusal to commit to a clear timeline to step down raised concerns about the stability of his...
04:16, 06/24/2019

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the late...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms d...
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Windows 10 is a step closer to never needing passwords Microsoft's vision of a passwordless future is one step closer to becoming a reality now that the company has gained official FIDO2 certification...
02:00, 05/10/2019

| Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "...
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12:32, 05/02/2019

Ukraine prime minister to step down on Wednesday Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said he would step down after the next government meeting on Wednesday and that he would take part in the ...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvar...
13:32, 06/08/2019

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets with...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Offi...
01:32, 06/08/2019

This could be Frank Ntilikina’s first step towards Knicks comeback With a push from his new French agent, Frank Ntilikina is all in on playing for the French National Team in the prestigious FIBA World Cup, according ...
21:32, 06/24/2019

Berkshire Lieutenants Step Into Spotlight at Annual Meeting Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, the two men most likely to succeed Warren Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, discussed the conglomerate’s busi...
04:16, 05/05/2019

A good first step back for Mets’ Jeurys Familia WASHINGTON — He will have to do it more than once to convince everyone he’s truly back, but Jeurys Familia took the first step Wednesday night. The Me...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO; Kato to succeed him Takao Kato, 57, will take the helm of Mitsubishi Motors as the automaker navigates slowing demand for cars, global trade frictions and the demand for ...
23:32, 05/17/2019

Prepping For "Next Step", Says Akhilesh Yadav After Meeting Mayawati Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, after meeting with alliance partner Mayawati on Monday, spoke about prepping for "the next step", ahead of resu...
17:32, 05/20/2019

N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt statu...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO, Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Friday that Osamu Masuko will step down as its chief executive on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is preside...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employ...
23:48, 05/16/2019

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there are...
19:32, 05/17/2019

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman H...
15:16, 06/11/2019

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage su...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing says...
07:16, 06/04/2019

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporti...
05:48, 06/08/2019

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement ...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Liverpool ready for next step in Champions League final Jürgen Klopp sees last year's loss in the Champions League final as a starting point for Liverpool        ...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Erdoğan says rerun of Istanbul election is 'best step' for Turkey ‘Serious corruption’ occurred and ‘thieves’ must be brought to account, president claimsThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has welcomed a co...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Thousands rally in Mongolia to call for government to step down Thousands of anti-government protesters took to the streets of Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, on Thursday to demand the leadership step down over al...
10:32, 05/30/2019

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it wo...
18:16, 06/10/2019

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round o...
13:00, 05/28/2019

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action ...
00:00, 05/26/2019

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formidab...
12:00, 05/25/2019

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping. ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

Macron: France will step up fight against species extinction French President Emmanuel Macron wants to halt the alarming rate of biodiversity loss by making France greener. He said the "very possibility of havin...
01:48, 05/07/2019

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as ...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Military Judge in Trial of Sept. 11 Suspects Will Step Aside The development could further delay the case against five men accused of directing, training or assisting the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people...
21:16, 05/02/2019

Apple Watch set to get one step closer to being independent from your iPhone Even if you own the full LTE version of the Apple Watch 3 or Apple Watch 4, neither of these devices work entirely without an iPhone, but a new hint i...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Climate change is a threat, but it could be an economic boon. We just took the first step. The climate challenge is a chance for transformative growth on a scale with the industrial and information revolutions. America should lead the way. ...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Boris Johnson Takes Another Step Closer to U.K. Leadership Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gathered further momentum in his bid to become the next British prime minister as Conservative Party lawmakers ...
16:32, 06/20/2019

Apple Watch just got one step closer to ditching the iPhone When the first Apple Watch launched in 2015, it was inextricably linked to Apple’s iPhone. Much of the Apple Watch’s functionality depende...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Pilgrimage to see Warren Buffett out of step with populist mood When Warren Buffett takes the stage at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's shareholders' meeting on Saturday, the 88-year-old billionaire will be greeted, as usu...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Afghans demand ceasefire on both sides as first step to peace Thousands of Afghans taking part in a rare grand assembly to discuss a possible peace deal with Taliban militants are demanding a ceasefire on both si...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Time for France to step up their game as U.S. clash looms France are admittedly far from their best at the women's World Cup, and with a likely quarter-final clash against world champions the United States lo...
14:16, 06/24/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoy...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested eme...
22:48, 04/30/2019

The iPhone 11 may be a disappointingly minor step up from older iPhones The hype train for the iPhone 11 has started, so we've been hearing leaks left, right and center, each with more outlandish features than the las...
12:32, 06/14/2019

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world “step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians...
19:32, 04/29/2019

Prague crowds demand PM Andrej Babis step down Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito To Step Down After Three Decades On Throne Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate on Tuesday in favour of his elder son, ending a three-decade reign during which he sought to ease the painful m...
06:32, 04/30/2019

Microsoft's next step toward embracing Android: Adding app support? Microsoft is considering bringing Android apps to Windows 10 Lite devices like its rumored dual-screen Centaurus PC. Can Microsoft embrace and extend ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Ford’s Nugget offers a step up from traditional camping Camping in a tent is fun, but there’s a downside when the weather takes a turn for the worse, mainly because you're on the ground. Ford&#x...
16:00, 06/18/2019

El Salvador's police vows to step up fight against gangs El Salvador's police force vowed on Wednesday that it would do more to fight organized crime in the violent Central American country, which tens of th...
05:32, 06/13/2019

Maryland Takes Step Toward Capping Drug Prices Maryland is poised to become the first state to create a panel to review expensive prescription drugs and cap what public agencies will pay for them....
14:32, 04/30/2019

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after B...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Mo Farah takes another step towards return to track at world championships Farah turns down chance to compete in the marathonRunners set to bid for fourth straight 10,000m titleMo Farah has turned down the chance to contest t...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Symantec CEO to step down in abrupt departure as company warns on profit Symantec Corp's chief executive officer stepped down unexpectedly on Thursday, the same day the antivirus software maker issued a profit warning, send...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Jane The Virgin heads to Montana, takes a big step forward Romance isn’t the defining element of Jane The Virgin—that would be the Villanueva women sitting together on the porch supporting one another—but roma...
05:16, 05/09/2019

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congress...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Le’Veon Bell’s hefty promise is next step in unlocking Darnold Le’Veon Bell showed up at Jets minicamp Tuesday with unmistakable star power, and fully cognizant that the magnitude of his star will be blinding in t...
09:32, 06/05/2019

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its us...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's...
04:16, 06/08/2019

Maurizio Sarri: coaching Ronaldo will be a 'step up' from Chelsea – video Maurizio Sarri says his move to Juventus from Chelsea is a ‘step up’ as he will have the opportunity to coach players such as Cristiano Ronaldo. Speak...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Siemens takes radical step to avoid fate of US rival It is one of Europe's biggest and most important manufacturing companies – an €87bn giant that, in terms of stock market valuation, is dwa...
23:01, 05/08/2019

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another para...
23:32, 06/03/2019

Devendra Fadnavis Should Step Down, Says Sharad Pawar After Maoist Attack After an explosion triggered by Maoists killed 15 policemen and a driver in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli today, NCP chief Sharad Pawar demanded that Chief...
19:16, 05/01/2019

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers ...
22:48, 06/07/2019

De Ferran: McLaren's solo Indy 500 plan with Alonso a "big step" Gil de Ferran admits that McLaren going it alone at the 2019 Indianapolis 500 is a "big step", but insists that the team has not underestimated the ch...
06:48, 05/15/2019

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and add...
10:32, 06/04/2019

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning a...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Russia's Yandex plans bold step for self-driving cars Starting in August, the company intends to remove human safety drivers from five of its autonomous vehicles now operating in the Russian city of Innop...
17:32, 06/21/2019

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swi...
09:32, 05/24/2019

Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violen...
05:48, 05/15/2019

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military buildu...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's tri...
01:32, 05/28/2019

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after...
14:16, 06/16/2019

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league PHILADELPHIA (AP) — More than 200 of the world’s top female players have taken the next step toward a viable professional league by forming a un...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck - Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Israel and Gaza Step Up Attacks in Bloodiest Fighting Since 2014 War (JERUSALEM) — Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a sta...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Chopsticks Is One Small Step for Netflix, One Giant Leap for Its Director Starring Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol, Netflix Indian movie Chopsticks is about a diffident young woman (Palkar) who teams up with a suave conman (De...
10:16, 05/29/2019

Palestinians step up rocket attacks as Israel strikes Gaza Israeli forces struck dozens of targets throughout Gaza, including militant sites that the military said were concealed in homes or residential areas....
18:32, 05/05/2019

Jaguars' Smith questions outrage over decision to step away Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith wants everyone to 'stop going crazy' because he's stepping away from football for 2019 sea...
22:48, 05/11/2019

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government...
07:48, 06/18/2019

Lille moves a step closer to Champions League qualification Lille routed Nimes 5-0 in the French league on Sunday to strengthen its grip on second place and automatic qualification for next season's Champi...
18:16, 04/28/2019

With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka ...
12:16, 06/16/2019

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating huma...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided ...
15:48, 05/21/2019

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving pr...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing ...
22:16, 06/22/2019

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving a...
04:16, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to...
13:48, 06/18/2019

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing will not let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, a...
13:16, 06/17/2019

Canada takes first step towards ratifying new North American trade deal Canada took a first step toward ratifying the new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's t...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message. ...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Apple moves one step closer to iPhone XI launch with next-gen SoC production start It's no big secret that Apple is hard at work on three new iPhones meant to replace the popular XS, XS Max, and XR sometime in the fall, but you may n...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Canada takes first step toward ratifying new North American trade deal Canada took a first step toward ratifying the new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's t...
22:32, 05/27/2019

Game 7 Sunday: Stars must step up in Nuggets-Blazers and Raptors-Sixers Sports Pulse: The Nuggets face the Blazers and the Raptors take on the 76ers in a pair of decisive Game 7s. USA TODAY Sport's Jeff Zillgitt deta...
14:32, 05/12/2019

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the space...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight. ...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Ian Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the pas...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Geraldo Rivera urges the Trump administration to 'fight the Democrats every step of the way' Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said on “Fox & Friends” Friday, “I urge the Trump administration from the top down to fight the Democra...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Pete Alonso takes step to superstardom by following Aaron Judge’s lead Fan favorite Pete Alonso is a true Mets Fanatic now. Alonso, the rookie slugging first baseman, signed a deal this weekend with Fanatics, which bills ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
05:48, 06/14/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to do...
00:48, 05/29/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced...
07:32, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Cargill Brazil head to step down as firm prepares transition The chief executive of commodities trader Cargill Inc in Brazil since 2012, Luiz Pretti, is preparing to step down, two sources familiar with the matt...
23:00, 05/07/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Didi Gregorius takes major step with Yankees watching closely BALTIMORE — While the Yankees were preparing to play the hapless Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards, their eyes were peaking toward Tampa. That’s...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Jeremy Hunt vows to step up fight against election cyber-attacks Foreign secretary to call for global action but say there is no proof of interference in UKJeremy Hunt is to promise the government will step up inter...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery In his first game action since Tommy John surgery last fall, Gregorius played in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and against Detroit Tigers mi...
02:16, 05/21/2019

Exclusive: U.N. says Somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and d...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' as Democrats step up pressure on Trump Congressional Democrats stepped up pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelo...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Chicago synagogues targets of arson, vandalism; police step up patrols Police in Chicago were stepping up patrols at Jewish schools, businesses and synagogues Monday after someone attempted to set fire to a synagogue. &#...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in he...
10:48, 05/20/2019

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates with Jet Walmart also announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and h...
00:48, 06/13/2019

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
21:16, 05/17/2019

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources...
05:48, 06/04/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Na...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Osamu Masuko To Step Down As Mitsubishi Motors CEO, Takao Kato To Succeed Him Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Friday that Osamu Masuko will step down as its chief executive on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is preside...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet pr...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bon...
12:32, 05/15/2019

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

A week with the Nubia Alpha wearable smartwatch: one step forward, 60,000 back Nubia has a proposition for you: drop your smartphone, and instead use the Nubia Alpha watch for all your communication, music, and photography. It&ap...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Drugmakers will have to reveal prices in TV ads, as step to reduce prescription drug costs Health Secretary Alex Azar says the Trump administration has finalized rules making drug companies disclose prescription prices on TV commercials. &#...
22:00, 05/08/2019

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who doe...
10:16, 06/06/2019

U.S. Issues New Sanctions as Iran Warns It Will Step Back From Nuclear Deal The announcement by Iran’s president does not kill the 2015 deal, but it pushes the confrontation between Washington and Tehran into new and potential...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further t...
18:32, 06/15/2019

Federer downs Herbert to take a step closer to 10th Halle crown Roger Federer's Wimbledon preparations gained momentum as the Swiss blasted past Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the H...
21:16, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's...
01:32, 06/08/2019

Step-sisters in £300k inheritance battle ask judge to rule whose parent died first The children of an elderly couple found dead at home together are locked in an unusual £300,000 inheritance battle as they ask a judge to decide which...
12:32, 06/25/2019

Anti-riot police step back from Honduras protests, fueling demonstrations Members of a Honduran riot police that have dealt with weeks of protests stood down in Tegucigalpa on Wednesday, allowing adversaries of President Jua...
06:48, 06/20/2019

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new...
23:16, 05/29/2019

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for ...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packe...
09:16, 06/17/2019

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Board Member Linked to Tear Gas to Step Down Warren B. Kanders, of the Safariland Group, has been the target of protests since tear gas his company makes was said to have been used at the border....
01:32, 04/30/2019

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. The move cou...
16:32, 06/02/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Repub...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products a...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hamm...
17:48, 05/26/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down Anthony Joshua expects to fight Deontay Wilder one day but doesn't know when, and Isaac Dogboe is considering his future The post Boxing News at Five:...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff....
22:48, 05/31/2019

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, ...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Step back in time: 6 can't-miss attractions in historic Annapolis, Maryland Established in 1649, Annapolis, Maryland, is one of the country’s oldest cities. A walk through its brick streets is a step back in time.  ...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Hundreds gather at U.S. Supreme Court to protest state abortion bans as step backward Hundreds of abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme ...
19:48, 05/21/2019

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bric...
09:32, 06/21/2019

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to p...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba step out for 'John Wick 3' premieres Red carpet official — twice! Gavin Rossdale and rumored girlfriend Natalie Golba seemingly confirmed their romance, attending two premieres together f...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutor calls for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s detention, first step in possible extradition from UK...
09:48, 05/20/2019

Brazilian fintech Nubank opens office in Mexico, in possible first step in Latam-wide expansion Brazilian fintech Nubank is opening an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, an e...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common pos...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as t...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Russia and Syrian army step up attacks on rebel held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in northwestern Syria overnight in the heaviest assault on the last rebel-held area sin...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Solange Step in an Elevator and the Rest is History: Remembering That Infamous Met Gala Moment 5 Years Later "Of course sometimes s--t go down when it's a billion dollars on an elevator." It sounded like the set-up to a punchline: The world's biggest pop sta...
15:16, 05/04/2019

This 4-step hair-care system addressed a problem I never knew I had — now I have defined curls instead of frizzy waves Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate part...
22:32, 05/23/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely wit...
08:48, 06/16/2019

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in fe...
02:32, 06/06/2019

Russia, Syrian army step up attacks on rebel-held northwestern Syria: residents, medics Russian and Syrian forces intensified air strikes and shelling in rebel-held northwestern Syria overnight, the heaviest assault since the area was dec...
17:32, 05/02/2019

Massive cholera vaccine campaign planned for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique, as UN calls for 'urgent' step-up in support Around 900,000 doses of cholera vaccine arrived in Mozambique on Tuesday to help stave off a possible epidemic, after the devastation caused by Cyclon...
19:16, 04/28/2019

10 million Yemenis ‘one step away from famine’, UN food relief agency calls for ‘unhindered access’ to frontline regions With Yemen now in its fifth year of conflict between pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is calling for “unhind...
22:48, 04/28/2019

Celtics Draft Outspoken Round-Earther, Move One Step Closer To Post-Kyrie Irving Future The Boston Celtics used the 22nd pick in the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft to select first-team All-American Grant Williams from Tennessee...
08:00, 06/21/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a ...
17:48, 05/17/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey ...
08:16, 06/04/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams have...
00:00, 06/20/2019

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guarantee...
15:00, 06/12/2019

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being target...
20:32, 06/13/2019

South Africa's ANC wins reelection The ruling ANC has won South Africa's general election, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have seen support...
18:48, 05/11/2019

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets to...
23:16, 05/20/2019

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final an...
13:32, 05/29/2019

A fateful election for South Africa's ANC South Africa goes to the polls on May 8. The elections are gearing up to be a referendum on the ruling ANC party and whether it's done enough to rehab...
15:48, 05/06/2019

South Africa's ANC moves toward victory The ruling ANC has won the election with most of the votes counted, despite a steep dip in turnout. Corruption scandals and political infighting have ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in yea...
12:16, 05/17/2019

Africa's coolest city destinations Many visitors head to Africa for safaris and natural scenery, but its cities pulse with an urban cultural beat you'll love. Here are four spots you sh...
13:48, 05/17/2019

In South Africa, the Election That Changed Everything When voters go the polls on Wednesday, it will cap a quarter century of transformation that began when a white-minority regime realized its time was p...
08:48, 05/08/2019

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helped...
19:16, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which con...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the ...
12:32, 05/15/2019

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril RamaphosaR...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Morocco v Namibia: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Latest updates on the Group D game in CairoRoundup: Uganda end 41-year wait with DR Congo win Any comments? Email Daniel | tweet @danielharris 3.59pm ...
17:16, 06/23/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is par...
14:48, 05/15/2019

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, while...
02:48, 06/23/2019

South Africa votes in general election President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping that his African National Congress (ANC) keep their comfortable majority in the parliament. The party has won a ma...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Playe...
22:48, 06/20/2019

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa ...
20:48, 06/08/2019

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe p...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to wo...
21:48, 06/22/2019

A New Assignment for the Sussexes: Royal Envoys to Africa? The assignment could serve two purposes: to shore up the British Commonwealth, and to keep the royals out of the goldfish bowl of London’s royal palac...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins in...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outwei...
19:00, 05/28/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the ...
19:48, 05/28/2019

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the...
05:00, 05/31/2019

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Some 1,800 miners caught underground in South Africa South Africa's department of mineral resources says plans are underway to free a large number of miners caught underground by hoisting them up an adjo...
20:48, 04/30/2019

Factbox: Key issues in South Africa's May 8 election South Africa is due to hold parliamentary and provincial elections on Wednesday, amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandel...
15:32, 05/06/2019

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the eq...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already? Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Afr...
21:32, 06/11/2019

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services acro...
16:16, 05/28/2019

Deadly cyclone lashes southeast Africa At least nine people have died since Tropical Cyclone Kenneth, the strongest storm to hit the region since records began, made landfall in Mozambique ...
11:48, 04/29/2019

| Famine on rise in Near East and North Africa: FAO Famine is on the rise in the Near East and North Africa with more than 52 million people undernourished, most of them in conflict zones, the UN food a...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Why Ramaphosa Needs Decisive Win in South Africa Vote South Africa’s national elections on May 8 are critically important to the future of the continent’s most advanced economy. Opinion polls suggest the ...
13:16, 05/01/2019

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to ke...
03:00, 06/16/2019

How Did the Songhai Empire Dominate West Africa? The Songhai Empire dominated West Africa between the 15th and 16th centuries. This empire was a successor state of the powerful, centuries-long Mali E...
12:48, 05/02/2019

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
12:48, 06/10/2019

| United's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered ...
17:48, 04/29/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated t...
13:48, 05/20/2019

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some...
18:48, 06/21/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards e...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (...
06:16, 05/17/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, after...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people...
03:32, 06/02/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously re...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated ...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Fall picked as first president of Basketball Africa League NEW YORK (AP) — Amadou Gallo Fall is the first president of the Basketball Africa League. The NBA made the announcement of his move on Tuesday. Fall h...
01:00, 05/29/2019

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the Stat...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwav...
11:32, 05/29/2019

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life...
00:16, 05/31/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the ...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, analysis suggests.Th...
19:48, 05/28/2019

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 7.43pm BST Ale...
20:48, 06/13/2019

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against En...
10:32, 06/01/2019

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China got its Women's World Cup back on track with a scrappy 1-0 win against a resilient South Africa on Thursday      ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Bangladesh v South Africa: Cricket World Cup – live! Live updates from from The Oval, 10.30am (BST) startTanya Aldred: World Cup is perfect fit for summer’s lazy days Feel free to email Rob 11.23am BST 1...
12:32, 06/02/2019

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country ...
20:48, 06/02/2019

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it ...
19:48, 05/30/2019

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals ar...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lack...
06:16, 06/09/2019

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a sl...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia ca...
17:00, 06/12/2019

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Par...
17:48, 06/12/2019

| 'We belong here': South Africa's Baxter defiant in defeat SA coach Stuart Baxter said his team's display in a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast showed they could provide a tough test for any opponent at the Africa Cup ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Trip to Africa Pack your bags, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly heading to Africa later this year. Reports about the a...
20:00, 06/12/2019

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Special...
17:32, 06/11/2019

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
14:00, 06/17/2019

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eigh...
10:48, 06/13/2019

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa to announce new cabinet at 8 p.m.: presidency South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa will announce his new cabinet at 8:00 p.m. local time (1800 GMT), his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, two week...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Jumia Food looks beyond Africa's middle class for growth Jumia Food, a unit of New York-listed e-commerce platform Jumia Technologies is offering cheaper menu options in its African home market to attract lo...
19:00, 06/24/2019

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling that could lead to the ...
18:48, 06/03/2019

Africa's CFA Franc – colonial relic or stabilizing force? Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA curre...
19:16, 05/27/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the fir...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Fifa confirms appointment of Fatma Samoura in Africa Fifa confirms the appointment of its general secretary Fatma Samoura as a 'General Delegate for Africa' in light of recent governance issues on the co...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park One of Africa's largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary d...
16:32, 06/15/2019

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" bet...
10:32, 05/24/2019

South Africa's rand weakens further after shock GDP slump South Africa's rand continued to weaken against the dollar on Wednesday, a day after local data showed the economy suffered its worst quarterly contra...
09:32, 06/05/2019

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran out...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with ...
21:48, 06/21/2019

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales a...
21:16, 06/15/2019

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – Th...
18:32, 06/15/2019

| Egypt pins Africa Cup of Nations hopes on Salah Egypt's Mohamed Salah will carry the hopes of the Africa Cup of Nations hosts on his slender shoulders just weeks after winning the European crown wit...
09:32, 06/21/2019

| Salah, hosts Egypt set for Africa Cup bow in stifling heat All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extendi...
09:32, 06/21/2019

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned ...
18:16, 06/06/2019

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - as it happened Kaddu and Okwi give Cranes famous win 7.32pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo 5.23pm BST The Crane...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved p...
01:16, 05/23/2019

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a long...
00:32, 06/05/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as co...
14:16, 05/27/2019

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in ...
04:16, 06/09/2019

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Madu...
18:00, 06/18/2019

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty ki...
21:32, 06/08/2019

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new pres...
19:32, 05/25/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a fiv...
17:16, 05/25/2019

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new...
17:32, 05/22/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest elec...
17:48, 05/22/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contac...
17:48, 05/22/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to l...
18:16, 05/22/2019

Global heating to inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased...
15:48, 06/15/2019

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on ...
13:16, 05/25/2019

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdin...
14:32, 06/10/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, unemployment big issues South Africans voted Wednesday in presidential and parliamentary elections, with early signs of a relatively low turnout, as voters say they are disil...
15:48, 05/08/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa faces obstacles to reform Even with a decisive election victory for South Africa’s ruling party this week, the country’s President Cyril Ramaphosa could still struggle to push ...
15:32, 05/06/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in ...
11:32, 05/13/2019

South Africa’s populist party takes aim at ruling ANC JOHANNESBURG (AP) — With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa&...
14:16, 05/06/2019

U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

South Africa's election campaigning peaks in Johannesburg Campaigning for South Africa's upcoming election have reached a climax Sunday with mass rallies by the ruling party and one of its most potent challen...
14:32, 05/05/2019

South Africa Voters in the Dark About Who is Financing Elections With a pivotal general election this week, South Africans know little about how the A.N.C. and other parties are financing their campaigns. A new law ...
20:00, 05/04/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he conclu...
10:32, 05/04/2019

South Africa's ANC celebrates election win with street party Thousands of supporters of South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate victory ...
21:48, 05/12/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest elec...
17:48, 05/10/2019

German parliament extends army's Africa missions The Bundestag has voted to extend three missions in Mali and Somalia for another year. But special forces deployments in Niger and Cameroon have drawn...
01:00, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC seen winning election but support sliding The African National Congress faced its toughest electoral test on Wednesday as it sought to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by graf...
13:48, 05/08/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most impor...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in t...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

In post-apartheid South Africa, inequality still on display Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton a...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa’s Sahel BRUSSELS (AP) — Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa’s Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Cyclone Kenneth is one of the strongest storms to hit mainland Africa Cyclone Kenneth made landfall in Mozambique on 25 April and may have been intensified by climate change. The storm could dump nearly a metre of rain i...
19:32, 04/28/2019

South Africa election: Ruling ANC set for reduced majority First results indicate South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) is on course to retain power, but with a smaller majority. Issues around corrupt...
01:00, 05/10/2019

ANC set to retain power in South Africa but support slips Results from nearly two-thirds of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but heading ...
00:32, 05/10/2019

South Africa's Ramaphosa targets reforms after election win South African President Cyril Ramaphosa led the African National Congress (ANC) to victory in Wednesday's election, but a drop in its share of the vot...
19:00, 05/11/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress easily won South Africa's general election but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and r...
19:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory South Africa's ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement coming later on ...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Man Utd's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations with knee injury "Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will miss the final two Premier League games of the season and the Africa Cup of Nations after suffering a kne...
21:16, 05/01/2019

More U.S. troops could be heading to Africa following the collapse of the ISIS caliphate The U.S. military is currently running 20 anti-terror operations in Africa, involving roughly 6,000 troops; Lucas Tomlinson reports from the Pentagon....
21:16, 05/01/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest elec...
00:48, 05/11/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Inequality in South Africa The May 13, 2019, International cover of TIME examines South Africa as “the world’s most unequal country.” Depicting a topic as expa...
14:00, 05/02/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC set to celebrate election victory JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling African National Congress is preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal ann...
12:00, 05/11/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Friend...
03:16, 05/10/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion r...
23:32, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
23:32, 05/21/2019

U.N. rights office concerned by use of force in Venezuela The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it was "extremely worried" by reports of excessive use of force against demonstrators across ...
19:00, 05/01/2019