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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 particularly breath-tak...

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa

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Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion...
13:00, 05/09/2019

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media indu...
15:48, 05/11/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Prince Harry’s transformation: The kid’s all right The arrival of Prince Harry first child will complete his public transformation from the red-haired boy with his late mother’s wild streak to the mode...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Kevin Knox’s Knicks transformation is underway The mission to make Knicks forward Kevin Knox better next season has begun. Knicks coach David Fizdale revealed he spent all of last week with the Kni...
07:32, 05/07/2019

Digital transformation for the healthcare industry: five things to consider While every industry is facing increasingly stringent levels of regulation and oversight, none is more tightly regulated than healthcare and pharmaceu...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Digital transformation and the role of network visibility Nearly eight in 10 companies in the U.S. are in the process of undergoing a digital transformation (DX) and worldwide, DX spending is predicted to rea...
08:32, 05/22/2019

Digital transformation could be causing security risk Rapid deployment of digital transformation technologies could be leaving businesses at risk according to a new report which highlights a growing secur...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Singapore targets lawyers in digital transformation drive Law Society establishes SmartLaw Guild to showcase best practices and case studies of technology adoption in the legal community, which have been offe...
07:16, 05/17/2019

Macy’s digital transformation continues to fuel profit Macy's topped first quarter estimates and comparable sales, reporting profit of $136 million, or 44 cents per share, beating Wall Street expectat...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Lady Gaga's Met Gala transformation in one-minute timelapse - video Lady Gaga wore multiple outfits, which she slowly revealed as she walked the pink carpet of the 71st annual Met Ball in New York. This year’s theme, ‘...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Lupita Nyong'o's Makeup Artist Reveals the Inspiration Behind Her ''Most Dramatic Transformation'' When Lupita Nyong'o graced the 2019 Met Gala in an electrifying look, the party was over. Because she shut. it. down. The Us actress painted the pink...
01:32, 05/07/2019

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customer...
14:48, 04/28/2019

RuPaul’s Drag Race trades transformation for recycled drama in its least satisfying makeover yet Of all of the staple maxi challenges on Drag Race, the makeover is the one with the greatest potential for emotion, fun, and discovery. It centers on ...
02:48, 05/10/2019

Cisco Live 2017: How apps can make or break digital transformation in the enterprise Matt Chotin, senior director of AppDynamics, talks about how having the right app is essential to digital transformation. A new study shows that 60% o...
14:48, 04/28/2019

How to Finance a New Car When Interest Rates Are Ridiculous That car purchase you’ve been mulling over might be more expensive than you anticipated. Car loan interest rates are the highest since 2009, Ronald Mo...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Even Harvard Is Now Teaching Personal Finance Ivy League universities haven’t typically focused on basic financial life skills. That is starting to change, thanks in part to rising debt levels for...
09:16, 05/18/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has fille...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Economy Appears To Have Slowed Down, Says Finance Ministry India's economy appears to have slowed down slightly in 2018-19, department of economic affairs under the Ministry of Finance said in a monthly econom...
16:00, 05/02/2019

INDIA LIVE-Who will be finance minister in the new government? May 21 (Reuters) - 0015 GMT: AFTER EXIT POLLS, ATTENTION SHIFTS TO NEW GOVERNMENT After exit polls heavily tipped the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (B...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance case WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place ...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Zambia's finance minister says tax reforms needed to cut debt Zambia will pay off all outstanding legitimate VAT refunds, but plans to press ahead with a new non-refundable sales tax despite criticism from some b...
08:48, 05/03/2019

Britain must get to bottom of Huawei leak: UK finance minister Britain must get to the bottom of the leak of confidential discussions during a top-level security meeting about the role of China's Huawei Technologi...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Extent Of GDP Overestimation In All Likelihood Marginal: Finance Ministry Amid concerns raised over growth numbers in the wake of an NSSO report, the finance ministry on Friday said the extent of overestimation of GDP "in al...
09:48, 05/10/2019

How to Negotiate Like a Pro, With Personal Finance Expert Farnoosh Torabi We’re back! This week we’re learning about the ins and outs of negotiation. We’ll find out how to get someone to “yes” when they’re all about “no”; wh...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a ...
12:16, 04/30/2019

Prosecutors: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe is active NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors aren’t quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s former personal la...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Here are the latest executive power moves that help explain everything that's going on in tech and finance Thomson Reuters Keeping an eye on major hires and promotions is one of the best ways to understand a company's strategy. The Org tracks executive ch...
15:16, 05/13/2019

Barclays exec to lead City's green finance charge A Barclays executive is being assigned the task of overseeing the City's efforts to become the world's dominant centre for green finance as the quest ...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance conspiracy case One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 pr...
07:32, 05/13/2019

5G decision based on security and performance: French finance minister French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said a decision by France regarding 5G would be based on security and performance of networks, and Le Maire add...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says Huawei ban could affect Japanese firms A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology could affect Japanese companies and weigh on economic growth, Ja...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner thro...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Status quo at Renault-Nissan must be changed: French finance minister The current status quo regarding the alliance between French carmaker Renault and its Japanese partner Nissan cannot continue and must be changed as i...
10:16, 05/22/2019

India calls for Pakistan's blacklisting by terror finance watchdog India will ask the global money laundering and terror finance watchdog to put Pakistan on a blacklist of countries that fail to meet international sta...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Lucas Moura transformation into Tottenham's latest hero a testament to Pochettino's management and belief Tottenham will face Liverpool in an all-English Champions League final following two semi-finals which will go down in history as among the greatest....
05:16, 05/09/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum l...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Message of local UK elections is sort out Brexit: Labour's finance spokesman The message from the early results of local elections in England is that Britain's exit from the European Union needs to be resolved, the finance spok...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's PDVSA ad-hoc board to finance bond payment with uncollected oil revenue Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA will use uncollected oil revenue to make a bond payment due this month, the board of directors named by opposition ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Trump appeals judge’s ruling to hand over finance records to House President Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s ruling that he had to turn over his financial records to a House committee, according to a court...
15:16, 05/21/2019

Berkshire Hathaway to invest $10 billion in Occidental to finance Anadarko deal Berkshire Hathaway has committed a $10 billion investment in Occidental Petroleum contingent on the company completing its proposed takeover of Anadar...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Crisil Downgrades Rs 850-Crore Dewan Housing Finance Commercial Papers DHFL, as a strategic decision, did not resort to securitisation of readily available housing loans to prop up the liquidity levels, Crisil said. It al...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Finance Ministry Begins Preparing For Full Budget Presentation In July The Union Finance Ministry has started preparations for the presentation of the full Budget 2019-20 by a new government in July, even as the country i...
19:32, 05/09/2019

No one from Prime Minister’s Office tried to help SNC-Lavalin duck campaign-finance charges: commissioner On the SNC-Lavalin matter, the elections commissioner said no minister, political staffer or public servant tried to "influence or interfere" in any o...
20:48, 05/02/2019

Feds Charge Ex-Fugees Pras of Campaign Finance Fraud in the 2012 US Presidential Election Pras, aka the “other” Fugee, is facing federal charges of campaign finance fraud in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in a case involving an interna...
22:00, 05/10/2019

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promi...
00:16, 05/15/2019

Driving digital forward: how get the most out of your digital transformation The concept of digital transformation continues to be a hot topic for enterprises of all sizes and verticals. But the (sometimes painful) reality is t...
05:16, 05/10/2019

US charges Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel, a founding member of hip-hop group the Fugees, in campaign finance case WASHINGTON (AP) — US charges Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel, a founding member of hip-hop group the Fugees, in campaign finance case....
14:32, 05/10/2019

Thirsty 'Game of Thrones' fans hail Robin Arryn's transformation Breast milk: it does a body good. That's what "Game of Thrones" fans decided after seeing Robin Arryn (Lino Facioli) in the series finale.  ...
07:48, 05/20/2019

AP Top Stories May 14 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 14th: Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC; Sec. of State Pompeo goes to Russia; Sightseeing plan...
06:32, 05/14/2019

AP Top Stories May 6 P Here's the latest for Monday May 6th: 400 former federal prosecutors say Trump would've been charged if not president; Trump's ex-lawy...
17:00, 05/06/2019

AP Top Stories May 6 A Here's the latest for Monday May 6th: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen set to begin prison sentence; Israel-Gaza fighting suddenly stops; Pilots...
11:32, 05/06/2019

AP Top Stories May 14 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, May 14th: Pompeo warns Russia about interference; Coach pleads guilty in admissions bribery scheme; Anthony Wein...
23:48, 05/14/2019

AP Top Stories May 5 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 5th: 13 people killed in fiery plane crash; Pompeo to confront Russia on Venezuela; Remains found in serial k...
19:16, 05/05/2019

AP Top Stories May 15 P Here are the top stories for Wed., May 15th: Ala. bill to outlaw abortions signed by governor; Pilot escapes serious injury in NYC chopper crash; Divi...
04:32, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories May 4 P Here's the latest for Saturday, May 4: Federal prosecutors rebuffed Michael Cohen's request to meet; Containment booms placed around jet tha...
20:00, 05/04/2019

AP Top Stories May 13 A Here's the latest for Monday May 13th: Trump economic adviser says tariffs cost Americans money; Pompeo heads to Europe; Fatal shooting outside T...
06:32, 05/14/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 16th: Trump to introduce new immigration plan; Alabama's governor signs abortion bill; Police officer and...
06:32, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 P Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chica...
20:00, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories Here's the latest for Friday, May 3: President Donald Trump talks to Russian President Putin on the phone; Labor Department says unemployment dow...
17:00, 05/03/2019

AP Top Stories May 3 A: Here's the latest for Friday May 3rd: Trump says he may not let McGahn testify before Congress; Tough day for Conservatives in UK local elections...
06:00, 05/03/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Ind...
16:48, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 21 Here's the latest for Tuesday May 21st: Iran's president says he is seeking wartime executive powers; Severe weather and more   &...
06:48, 05/21/2019

AP Top Stories May 21 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 21st: Iran's president says he is seeking wartime executive powers; Congress may hold former White House c...
05:00, 05/21/2019

AP Top Stories May 8 P Here's the latest for Wednesday May 8: White House evokes executive privilege; Iran threatens to enrich its uranium stockpile; Uber and Lyft driv...
23:16, 05/08/2019

AP Top Stories May 10 A Here's the latest for Friday May 10th: US hikes tariffs on some Chinese goods; North Korean state-run media airs missile launch pictures; Heavy r...
10:48, 05/10/2019

AP Top Stories 29 P Here are the top stories for Monday, April 29th: Family of synogogue shooting suspect releases statement, Boeing's CEO defends company's saf...
22:48, 04/29/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 Here's the latest for May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia. &...
07:16, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 9 P Here's the latest for Thursday May 9th: North Korean rocket launch, Pope abuse law, fake heiress sentencing, school bus driver saves student from...
16:32, 05/09/2019

AP Top Stories May 20 P Here are the top stories for Monday, May 20th: Trump battles House judiciary panel over McGahn testimony; 500 white collars workers at Ford being laid...
19:32, 05/20/2019

AP Top Stories May 10 P Here are the top stories for Friday, May 10th: No deal reached in US-China trade talks; More officers' names added to 9/11 police memorial in NYC...
03:32, 05/11/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 P Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: Pelosi says Trump "took a pass" to work together with Dems; Probe inconclusive on Va Gov. racist yearbo...
16:48, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 1 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 1: Attorney General Barr to testify before Senate committee; Suspect in custody after UNC Charlotte shooting;...
08:32, 05/01/2019

AP Top Stories May 7 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 7th: Mnuchin refuses to hand Trump taxes to Congressional Democrats; China sending top official to US trade tal...
10:32, 05/07/2019

AP Top Stories May 17 P Here's the latest for Friday, May 17th: The U.S. agrees to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada; Democrats in the House pass LGBT anti-dis...
20:16, 05/17/2019

AP Top Stories May 1 P Here are the top stories for Wednesday, May 1st: AG Barr says he didn't exonerate Trump; Guaido calls for Venezuelans to reclaim democracy, Madur...
17:48, 05/01/2019

AP Top Stories May 21 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, May 21st: McGahn a no-show for testimony, faces contempt vote; Activists protest a new wave of abortion bans; Ro...
18:32, 05/21/2019

AP Top Stories April 28 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, April 28th: Synagogue shooting wounded return from hospital; Former Sen. Richard Lugar has died; Five trapped in ...
23:48, 04/28/2019

AP Top Stories April 29 A Here's the latest for Monday April 29th: Synagogue shooting suspect may be charged with hate crime; 8 shot, 1 killed during street cook-outs in B...
07:48, 04/29/2019

AP Top Stories April 30 A Here's the latest for Tuesday, April 30th: FBI said it heard of attack on Jews minutes before synagogue shooting; Trump sues banks to stop subpoe...
04:16, 04/30/2019

AP Top Stories April 30 Here's the latest for Tuesday, April 30th: FBI said it heard of attack on Jews minutes before synagogue shooting; Trump sues banks to stop subpoe...
06:48, 04/30/2019

A Set as ‘Intense’ as the Stories the ‘Constitution’ Tells It was one thing to deliver lectures in American Legion halls as a teenager. It’s another to stand on a Broadway stage flanked by the photos of 163 st...
16:16, 04/28/2019

'Eva Stories': Remembering the Holocaust with Instagram An Instagram story about 13-year-old Eva Heymann, a Hungarian Jew who was murdered in Auschwitz, has gone viral. The creators want to bring Holocaust ...
18:00, 05/02/2019

The Stories Behind Seven Mind Boggling Bog Bodies Since at least the 18th century, there have been discoveries in northwestern continental Europe and Britain of “bog bodies” - human remains which have...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Spotify might be the next app to add Instagram-style Stories Once companies started to notice the runaway popularity of ephemeral “Stories” within apps like Instagram and Snapchat, the format started...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Asia's biggest and best airports With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airline...
23:16, 04/30/2019

Facebook Unveils Its New Take on Birthday Cards in Stories Facebook on Thursday launched a new feature on its Stories feature that will help users add digital birthday cards, photos or videos to a story celebr...
06:32, 05/10/2019

Share your stories of rebuilding past relationships We want to hear your stories of reconnecting with childhood friends, old flames or relatives after many years apartHave you reconnected with a friend ...
08:00, 05/10/2019

The stories behind the adorable outfits on ‘The Bold Type’ It might be the small screen, but some spring TV shows are awfully big on style. We asked to costume designers on “The Bold Type” (which airs Tuesdays...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Instagram just gained three new features, redesigned Stories UI Over 500 million Instagram users now use Stories on a daily basis to freely express themselves and check in on the lives of friends, family, and influ...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Samsung is making a vertical TV for all your Instagram Stories Continuing the trend of creating new form factor screens, Samsung has announced a new TV for the South Korean market called 'The Sero' that ...
13:32, 04/29/2019

‘She felt like a queen for the day: we all wanted to hear her stories’ Oral histories are big business as families hire the professionals to record their parents speaking for posterityWhen the writer Anna Davies lost her ...
08:16, 05/11/2019

Facebook reinvents birthday e-cards for the Stories age Ever sent a Facebook friend a greeting through Stories? Facebook is making that much easier to do with a new feature that levels up its birthday remin...
14:16, 05/09/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex coup...
01:32, 05/17/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure,...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists ...
01:16, 05/17/2019

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversa...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Instagram's revamped Explore section includes Stories Stories are an increasingly important part of Instagram, and the social network wants to be sure you see more of them. It just unveiled a revamped Ex...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Instagram expands its Explore tab with Stories, IGTV, and Shopping Instagram is increasingly placing more of its eggs in its Stories, Shopping, and IGTV baskets, with the photography and videography-centric social med...
03:16, 05/17/2019

Behind the bloodshed: the chilling untold stories about Charles Manson Tarantino’s epic is the big draw at Cannes. But there are other Manson movies around – including one about what ultimately happened to the young women...
12:00, 05/15/2019

European migration stories told one object at a time Europe wouldn't exist without migration, says the director of a German virtual migration museum. From "guest-worker" recruitment signs to audio casset...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage o...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Instagram Expands Explore Tab With Stories, Shuts Down Direct App Instagram is putting an end to Direct, its standalone camera-first messaging app. The app is also doubling down on Stories with revamped Explore secti...
20:32, 05/17/2019

Google workers share retaliation stories at sit-in protest Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 2...
13:32, 05/01/2019

Financial bullying can ruin a marriage: first-person stories When partners consider finances, when is it ‘my’ money, and when it is ‘our’ money? Guardian readers shared their experiences Private lives: ‘I want t...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the pr...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan 'for Canada' Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has left the country, bound for Canada to join her daughters, sources told DW. She was sentenced to death in 2010 for bl...
03:32, 05/08/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watc...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Bud Brewer Plots Asia IPO as Earnings Improve Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed plans for a potential public listing of its Asia arm, as the world’s largest beer company reported bet...
03:00, 05/07/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rain...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Asia In Charge Of Electric Car Battery Production Europe is looking catch up with the Asian Markets, with France and Germany saying on Thursday they would form an alliance to develop next-generation b...
04:16, 05/03/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards an...
10:16, 04/28/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been f...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservativ...
03:16, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     &...
05:00, 05/17/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
01:32, 05/17/2019

| Rugby lifeline for Israel Folau ... in Asia? Australian billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest could offer Israel Folau a career lifeline in Asia if the star Wallaby's contract is terminated over hi...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause fo...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Macquarie Gets a Foothold in U.S.-Asia Ocean Trade The Australian investment group’s purchase of a multiyear concession to run the Long Beach Container Terminal in California comes with a guaranteed $9...
08:16, 05/05/2019

What's the best way to finance your pet's medical care? Caring for a pet can be really expensive, especially if your animal becomes seriously ill. Find out here how you can finance medical care for your pet...
08:48, 05/02/2019

The end of Game Of Thrones and Veep headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
07:48, 05/18/2019

Searching Out the Hidden Stories of South Carolina’s Gullah Country The South Carolina Sea Islands and the Gullah Geechee people who have endured there are increasingly buffeted by economic and social change — not to m...
12:00, 04/28/2019

The first episode of the DuckTales "bomb" begins with a new affirmation of the value of adventure stories Welcome to first of what looks like will be a nine-episode bomb of new DuckTales episodes! Barring any sudden schedule changes, of course. Generally s...
17:00, 05/07/2019

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sank Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us U...
12:00, 05/21/2019

'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories Readers share their stories of sexist comments and harassment in the workplaceWhen I was in my early twenties, I organised a meeting with three older ...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Of Bunyips and Other Beasts: Evidence of Extinct Megafauna Displayed in Art and Stories On many continents during the last ice age, typically from about 50,000 to 12,000 years ago, species of megafauna that had lived there for hundreds of...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Samsung's vertical Sero TV brings Insta Stories to a big screen Samsung has unveiled "The Sero," a 43-inch quantum-dot QLED TV with an attention-grabbing gimmick. It can be flipped around 90 degrees, letting you wa...
09:16, 04/29/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a ...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a n...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing come...
18:48, 05/13/2019

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference...
07:16, 05/02/2019

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) As...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Asia Bibi arrives in Canada after leaving Pakistan Christian woman freed last year after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row ...
06:00, 05/08/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th e...
03:00, 04/30/2019

Despite headwinds, Asia's developing economies are still set to grow 'very steadily,' ADB says Despite rising headwinds and concerns about a slowdown in the global economy, Asian developing economies are still set to grow "in a very steady way,"...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Dow Jones Chief Expanded Journal to Asia and Europe A former Wall Street Journal editor and CEO of its publisher, Dow Jones, Warren H. Phillips broadened the newspaper’s readership domestically and over...
13:00, 05/12/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese high...
06:48, 05/06/2019

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference ...
07:16, 05/02/2019

Oil traders try to ship dirty Russian crude to Asia Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected b...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share t...
06:00, 05/09/2019

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophistic...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes P...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Asia Bibi lands in Canada after being acquitted of blasphemy A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has landed in Canada to be reunited with her daughters, h...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Scott Aukerman and Vampire Weekend headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
07:48, 05/04/2019

The Best (and Most Hilarious) Stories Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Have Told About Their Kids Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are expecting their third child together! The Gossip Girl alum debuted her baby bump on Thursday night at the premiere...
12:32, 05/03/2019

Spotify introduces Instagram-like Stories that let artists share insights with fans Back in 2016, Spotify teamed up with song lyrics database Genius to bring "Behind the lyrics" annotations to the Spotify app. They appeared as cards a...
08:48, 05/13/2019

| IN PICTURES: Surviving Cyclone Idai - Moms and grannies tell their heartbreaking stories In March, a cyclone ripped through central Mozambique. In the aftermath of the catastrophe, these mothers show us what strength, courage and resilienc...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Spotify is quietly testing an Instagram-style Stories feature for artists With the success of the ‘stories’ feature on Snapchat, it’s no wonder that other social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebo...
02:32, 05/14/2019

Asia markets mixed as investors grapple with rising oil prices Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday as investors grappled with the recent spike in oil prices after the U.S. announced that its sanctions waivers on ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The future...
15:32, 05/22/2019

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Asia stocks tepid as US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% at 12:01 a.m. ET Friday. Beijing said it would take countermeasures but...
22:16, 05/09/2019

Asia stocks higher following overnight Wall Street gains Shares in Asia were higher in Wednesday morning trade following a positive finish overnight on Wall Street, though trade tensions continued to linger ...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Feminist lawyers of South Asia rally to aid of #MeToo survivors Facing down intimidation, women all over this traditional region are speaking out about sexual harassment and violenceAli Zafar is famed across South ...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Asia Bibi Left Pakistan But Others Remain On Death Row For Blasphemy One prisoner is an illiterate Christian street cleaner who got into an argument with a Muslim friend while they were out drinking. Another is a US-tra...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Pak Christian Asia Bibi, Cleared Of Blasphemy, Flees To Canada Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who escaped a death sentence for blasphemy, began a new life in Canada Wednesday following a decade-long saga t...
17:32, 05/08/2019

Ralph Lauren quarterly revenue beats on Asia demand Ralph Lauren Corp beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue on Tuesday, boosted by the luxury apparel maker's marketing blitz and by higher ...
06:16, 05/14/2019

Stocks in Asia poised to decline on continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
17:48, 05/20/2019

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE Ri...
07:16, 05/02/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – an...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards an...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbors including the...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Canada's Manulife posts nearly 19 pct rise in profit on Asia growth Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest insurer, reported an 18.8 percent increase in core earnings on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in Asia....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly trade higher after earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were mostly higher in Wednesday morning trade following an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade fro...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Asia markets decline amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overn...
18:48, 05/07/2019

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Lin Shaye and Game Of Thrones' final conflict headline our favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
05:48, 05/11/2019

Bryan Hoch talks Yankees injuries, pitching depth, and 2009 stories On Monday’s episode of The Bronx Pinstripes Show, co-host Andrew Rotondi spoke with Yankees beat reporter Bryan Hoch about the Yankees slow star...
05:32, 05/02/2019

Batwoman, Failed Airlines, and Height Enhancement Scams: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s been a busy week for our friends at Facebook: Amid showing a bunch of loser far-right trolls and also Louis Farrakhan the door, kicking off an un...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Faceb...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after re...
05:48, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and usin...
17:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of C...
02:00, 05/10/2019

RPT-Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after re...
19:16, 05/15/2019

AB InBev files for Hong Kong IPO of Asia business to raise $5 billion The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, filed plans on Friday to spin off its Asian business via a Hong Kong initial public offering, in a ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billiona...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Asia Bibi, Christian Woman Cleared Of Blasphemy, Leaves Pak: Reports A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media sai...
06:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of ...
06:32, 05/07/2019

Asia Bibi in Canada after fleeing Pakistan following blasphemy acquittal, lawyer says The Christian woman who spent years on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan before she was acquitted last year has left for Canada, her lawyer confirme...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat p...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Google favors left-leaning outlets CNN, New York Times in its Top Stories algorithm, study says Google’s Top Stories box provides users with articles from left-leaning news organizations such as CNN 62.4 percent of the time -- with only 11.3 perc...
21:32, 05/13/2019

Scary Stories director André Øvredal steps over to Stephen King's The Long Walk According to Deadline, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark director André Øvredal has signed on to direct The Long Walk, an adaptation of the old Stephe...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Avengers: Endgame, Dark Matter, and a Fake Bear Not Named Ron: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s nearly May, and you know what that means: Game of Thrones will be ending, Divination Bot will soon return to haunt your sleep with machine-genera...
00:32, 04/29/2019

Volvo taps Asia's LG Chem, CATL for long-term battery supplies Swedish carmaker Volvo said on Wednesday it had signed long-term battery supply deals with Asian firms LG Chem and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with sev...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Kyrgyzstan Dispatch: A Mennonite Town in Muslim Central Asia Holds On Against the Odds A community of Mennonites in Kyrgyzstan is one of Christendom’s most remote and oddest outposts in the Muslim world, as ethnic Germans cling to their ...
09:48, 05/12/2019

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core busines...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Asia shares linger near five-week low amid renewed U.S.-China trade jitters Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows on early Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about U.S.-C...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Asia Pacific stocks slip ahead of closely watched US jobs data Stocks in Asia Pacific were lower in Friday morning trade, following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street. Meanwhile, investors await U.S. ...
21:00, 05/02/2019

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asi...
11:00, 04/28/2019

As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in ...
05:32, 05/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including th...
22:00, 05/12/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that ...
05:32, 05/16/2019

Hidden Netflix Gems, Feral Parrots, and Intel Chip Flaws: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week For anyone who’s invested in HBO’s mammoth series Game of Thrones for the last eight years, Sunday’s series finale is likely bittersweet. And whether ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Cramer reviews the top activist stories of 2019: eBay, Dollar Tree, Bristol-Myers, Bed Bath & Beyond "Sometimes, they reach an accommodation with management and it works. Other times they get involved in proxy fights ... and the trade falls apart," Ji...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Asia markets lower as Trump claims China 'broke the deal' in trade negotiations Stocks in Asia were lower in Thursday morning trade as investors remained cautious after U.S. President Donald Trump claimed China "broke the deal" in...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goo...
22:32, 05/06/2019

Massive Saudi wealth fund zeros in on China, plans to open new Asia office The Saudi Public Investment Fund is one of the Middle East's largest, with some $300 billion in assets under management and an aim to increase th...
04:32, 05/01/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economi...
21:16, 05/16/2019

'John Wick: Chapter 3' sets up a 4th film in the franchise, and Asia Kate Dillon would be on board to return Warning: There are major spoilers below for "John Wick: Chapter 3." The end of "John Wick: Chapter 3" sets up a fourth film in the franchise. A fourth...
18:32, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with sev...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Asia Bibi latest: Christian who spent years on death row for blasphemy leaves Pakistan for safety of Canada Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent years on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy, has left the country to take refuge in Can...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Asia Pacific markets set to slip amid US-China trade uncertainty; Hong Kong closed for holiday Stocks in Asia Pacific were poised to start the trading week lower on Monday amid uncertainty on the U.S.-China trade front after tariffs on Chinese g...
18:00, 05/12/2019

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 ...
14:16, 05/10/2019

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...
19:00, 05/20/2019

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...
04:00, 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...
00:32, 05/08/2019

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...
10:00, 05/17/2019

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...
09:00, 05/06/2019

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...
10:00, 05/11/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitio...
11:00, 04/28/2019

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...
03:32, 05/08/2019

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 ...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Will young voters have their say in South Africa's election? Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week's elections, raising concerns over vote...
13:32, 05/03/2019

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...
10:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
04:00, 04/29/2019

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...
14:32, 04/30/2019

| 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...
15:00, 05/09/2019

| 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 ...
11:00, 04/29/2019

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 ...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Pope says he may add South Sudan leg onto Africa trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Fra...
08:16, 05/10/2019

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...
11:16, 05/02/2019

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 ...
05:00, 05/01/2019

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 ...
06:32, 05/03/2019

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...
19:16, 05/07/2019

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...
06:32, 05/05/2019

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...
09:00, 05/22/2019

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...
05:16, 05/07/2019

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...
10:16, 05/22/2019

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 ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Afric...
16:00, 05/22/2019

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...
13:16, 04/28/2019

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...
11:16, 05/02/2019

| 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...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa's Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers ki...
07:32, 05/14/2019

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 ...
16:00, 05/04/2019

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...
11:00, 05/06/2019

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...
06:16, 05/05/2019

South Africa's populist party takes aim at ruling ANC With revolutionary rhetoric, bright red outfits and left-wing policies, the Economic Freedom Fighters have shaken up South Africa's political landscap...
09:16, 05/06/2019

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...
10:48, 05/01/2019

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...
10:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa votes with corruption, jobs as big issues South Africans are voting in presidential and parliamentary elections, with signs of a relatively low turnout amid some saying they are disillusioned ...
11:16, 05/08/2019

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...
14:00, 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...
07:32, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ANC seen winning election but support faltering South Africans voting in a national election on Wednesday expressed frustration at rampant corruption, high unemployment and racial inequalities that ...
12:48, 05/08/2019

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...
09:00, 05/11/2019

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...
18:16, 05/09/2019

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 ...
07:32, 05/11/2019

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...
18:16, 05/09/2019

ANC keeps power in South Africa but scandals cost it votes The African National Congress retained control of South Africa's parliament but its share of the vote fell, a rebuke from voters fed up with corr...
07:48, 05/11/2019

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...
03:32, 05/08/2019

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 ...
00:32, 05/13/2019

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 ...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wedne...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the...
06:48, 05/11/2019

Total CEO says planned buy of Anadarko's Africa assets 'perfectly fitting' French energy giant Total SA's planned acquisition of U.S. firm Anadarko's African assets is "perfectly fitting" with the company's overall strategy a...
19:32, 05/16/2019

South Africa sweeps into final election campaign weekend South Africa's political parties are sweeping into the final weekend of campaigning ahead of Wednesday's election in which the ruling African National...
07:16, 05/04/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked By Man At Sports Event In South Africa Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action he...
15:48, 05/18/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an ...
12:32, 05/16/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruising to lead in national vote JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The ruling African National Congress is coasting to a comfortable lead in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elec...
01:32, 05/10/2019

NEWSMAKER-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...
08:48, 05/11/2019

South Africa's ANC poised for election victory but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) was headed toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, though the party was on course for its worst perfo...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Two French soldiers killed freeing four captives in West Africa PARIS — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from the U.S., ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

South Africa's white far-right outcasts are finding friends on Facebook South Africa's far-right failed to sabotage the transition from white minority rule to democracy 25 years ago. Now, conservative Afrikaner farmers are...
16:16, 05/07/2019

Brave Rider Tackles The Nürburgring on a Honda Africa Twin We don’t often hear about motorcycles at the Nürburgring. For one thing, the track doesn’t allow motorcycles to set official lap times around the full...
20:16, 05/17/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger kicked in the back during South Africa trip _____ Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 71, was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday....
14:32, 05/19/2019

South Africa's ANC leads with 57.38% of vote after 90% of voting districts counted The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa's parliamentary election with 90% of the voting districts counted...
07:48, 05/10/2019

South Africa election: ANC hails Ramaphosa for staving off defeat Party set for reduced majority but officials say president saved it from a crushing lossPresident Cyril Ramaphosa saved the African National Congress ...
08:32, 05/10/2019

Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his bid to have revived corr...
07:48, 05/20/2019

The President of South Africa on Finding That ‘Mandela Magic’ to Fix the Country On April 15, TIME met with President Cyril Ramaphosa at his official residence, three weeks before the May 8 election. A longtime antiapartheid activi...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Opinion: Nelson Mandela party's last easy win in South Africa The elections in South Africa haven't produced a landslide result. Turnout was low — young people, in particular, are shunning the ballot box. The dom...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury d...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berli...
14:16, 05/10/2019

South Africa goes to polls as ANC hopes to reverse slide in support Many South Africans have been alienated by corruption scandals and flagging economySouth Africans go to the polls – in picturesMillions of people have...
06:00, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ANC leads with 56.99% of vote after 80% of voting districts counted The African National Congress (ANC) held a commanding lead on Friday in South Africa's parliamentary election with 80% of the voting districts counted...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Two French soldiers killed rescuing hostages in west Africa Macron expresses thanks after French, South Korean and US nationals freed in Burkina FasoFrench special forces have freed two French hostages, an Amer...
08:32, 05/10/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white m...
01:00, 04/30/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of ‘deviant tendencies’ JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president is vowing to purge his party of “bad and deviant tendencies” as he prepares to appoint ...
10:48, 05/12/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednesd...
00:16, 05/08/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in n...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Athletics South Africa to appeal against Caster Semenya ruling South African sports ministry confirm challenge to rulingClaim made two of three judges in case were ‘conflicted’South Africa’s track federation will ...
05:48, 05/14/2019

South Africa Lawmakers Re-Elect Cyril Ramaphosa As President South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in l...
09:48, 05/22/2019

France honors soldiers killed freeing hostages in Africa PARIS (AP) — France is honoring two special forces officers killed in an operation that freed four hostages held in Burkina Faso. The French public wa...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Mewis scores two as US start World Cup warm-ups with win over South Africa Samantha Mewis scores twice in USWNT’s 3-0 win Carli Lloyd’s late goal takes her to fourth on all-time listSamantha Mewis scored goals in both halves ...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Africa: Safaricom’s new overdraft facility ‘will boost revenues’ for M-Pesa Launched in January, Fuliza has already attracted more than four million customers, and Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom, hopes the product will reach ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Samantha Mewis scores twice to lead US past South Africa 3-0 SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Samantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the U.S. women’s national team began its World Cup send-off series wit...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Post-apartheid South Africa is the world’s most unequal country JOHANNESBURG — Perhaps nowhere in today’s South Africa is the country’s inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg subu...
09:16, 05/07/2019

South Africa's Steinhoff postpones shareholder hearing over petition South African retailer Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. said on Wednesday it had postponed a hearing with shareholders who are petitioning lookin...
11:48, 05/22/2019

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

South Africa's 2019 wine harvest set to hit lowest in more than a decade South Africa, the world's eighth largest wine producer, is expected to harvest its smallest amount of wine grapes in 14 years this year, as dry condit...
12:16, 05/06/2019

Early results suggest ANC will retain power in South Africa Results from nearly half of voting districts in South Africa's election put the African National Congress on course to retain power but at risk of its...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Total enters $8.8 bln deal with Occidental for Anadarko's Africa assets French energy major Total said on Sunday it had reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko assets in Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique a...
13:16, 05/05/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine ...
14:16, 04/28/2019

South Africa counts votes as Ramaphosa's ANC looks to retain power South African elections officials counted ballot papers in the early hours of Thursday, a day after a vote seen as the toughest test yet for the Afric...
18:48, 05/08/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC takes lead as votes being counted Preliminary results show that South Africa's ruling African National Congress party has an early lead in the national elections but has seen its share...
07:00, 05/09/2019

The party that led South Africa out of apartheid wins narrowly in election The African National Congress, led by President Cyril Ramaphosa, continued a steady slide after years of corruption scandals and as growing cynicism d...
15:00, 05/11/2019

'It could change everything': coin found off northern Australia may be from pre-1400 Africa Experts believe they may have found a Kilwa coin that could change what we know about the history of global tradeIt’s Anzac Day and the usually busy I...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Soccer: 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 a...
06:16, 05/13/2019

South Africa's youth disillusioned with politics, shun election Many young South Africans won't bother casting a ballot in the May 8 general elections. This could limit the gains of the far-left party EFF, who is c...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Elephant kills soldier on anti-poaching mission in Africa Britain’s Ministry of Defense says Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was on patrol in Liwonde National Park, Malawi when ...
12:16, 05/07/2019

China's defense minister to speak at key Asia defense forum in Singapore China's defense minister will speak at an Asia defense forum in Singapore, the organizer said on Monday, the first time in eight years that Beijing ha...
11:32, 05/20/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC holds strong lead in national vote The ruling African National Congress has a comfortable lead with more than half the vote counted from South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary el...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Author Ruth Weiss: 'South Africa's revolution of change has not yet ended' After fleeing Nazi Germany, the 94-year-old journalist and author grew up in South Africa and dedicated her life to combating racism. Weiss tells DW a...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Is Dropkicked in the Back by an "Idiot" at South Africa Event Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked by a man he later called an "idiot" while on a trip to South Africa on Saturday, but he didn't even know it until h...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the...
06:32, 05/01/2019

South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy Aspen's portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Austra...
03:00, 05/20/2019

South Africa election: early results point to reduced ANC majority Party expected to retain power with 56% of vote, its lowest share in democratic eraEarly results in South Africa’s general election suggest the ruling...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracal...
10:48, 05/20/2019

A.N.C. Leads in South Africa Election, as Voters Give Party ‘One Last Chance’ The African National Congress was expected to win votes it needed to stay in power, but to fall short of the 60 percent threshold it has met since com...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa ...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Global Health: 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...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Warren Gatland to take charge of Lions for 2021 South Africa tour Gatland understood to have agreed to take role for third timeIt would end chance of succeeding Eddie Jones after World CupWarren Gatland has agreed to...
04:48, 05/10/2019

ANC takes commanding lead in South Africa's election but support ebbs The African National Congress (ANC) strolled toward victory in South Africa's election on Friday, partial results showed, though the party is on cours...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Argh, me back: Arnold Schwarzenegger OK after South Africa flying kick Film star struck at Arnold Classic Africa bodybuilding eventFormer California governor reassures fans after incidentArnold Schwarzenegger was struck b...
17:48, 05/18/2019

The Guardian view on South Africa’s elections: Ramaphosa needs a mandate | Editorial The president inherited a country on the ropes. The stakes are highIt is 25 years since Nelson Mandela cast his vote for the first time, in the electi...
16:48, 05/05/2019

Fight to Revive South Africa Awaits Ramaphosa After Bruising Election His election secured, the real fight begins for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to protect his economic-overhaul plans—and his job—from party ...
08:48, 05/10/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesda...
16:48, 05/06/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hail...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Caster Semenya ruling 'tramples on dignity' of athletes, South Africa says Olympian receives strong backing from South African government and fellow athletesSouth Africans have expressed widespread support for the double Olym...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Cyril Ramaphosa's Party Wins South Africa Elections With Majority South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling ANC won re-election on Friday with an absolute majority in parliament, results showed, but with dimin...
15:00, 05/10/2019

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Matip absent as Cameroon name provisional squad Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf names a 34-man provisional squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Liverpool centre-back Joel Matip a notable ab...
11:16, 05/11/2019

Lion tears off 4-year-old girl’s scalp at South Africa big cat farm A lion ripped off a 4-year-old girl’s scalp in South Africa when the tot and her father got a little too close to a fence closing off the big cats fro...
08:32, 05/16/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of ...
11:16, 05/11/2019

In South Africa, a growing number of voters is looking beyond race in this week’s election Growing white support for the African National Congress and rising black support for the opposition party are making elections less of a racial census...
21:32, 05/06/2019

In South Africa Election, Ramaphosa Faces Verdict From Disillusioned Voters Many question whether the president can outflank party rivals and root out the corruption that has come to define the party of Nelson Mandela, the Afr...
22:32, 05/07/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the ende...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Aubameyang, Mané and Salah’s Golden Boot ‘good sign for Africa’ • Arsenal forward proud to share award with Liverpool duo• Aubameyang says it took time to settle in English footballPierre-Emerick Aubameyang has adm...
06:16, 05/13/2019

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor l...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Breaking South Africa's election news with a unique WhatsApp channel Rapper and scholar Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is offering a journey into the "heart of the 2019 South African election" on his innovative WhatsApp channel, #SM...
16:16, 05/07/2019

South Africa to vote amid graft scandals, high unemployment A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the harsh ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

South Africa plans to appeal Caster Semenya testosterone ruling South Africa's government has said it wants an appeal to be lodged against rules that force some female athletes to reduce testosterone levels. Olympi...
16:16, 05/13/2019

2 French Soldiers Killed Freeing American and 3 Other Hostages in West Africa (PARIS) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed four people from th...
08:16, 05/10/2019

South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election The African National Congress faces its toughest electoral test on Wednesday, seeking to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by rampant ...
19:48, 05/07/2019

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his p...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Merkel kicks off West Africa tour pledging support in fight against terrorism Boosting counter-terrorism support for countries in West Africa has become one of Angela Merkel's main priorities on the continent. The chancellor has...
15:16, 05/01/2019

4-year-old’s scalp torn off by lion in South Africa after girl got too close to cub: reports A 4-year-old girl was left in critical condition after a lion reportedly tore off a part of her scalp after she and her father got a little too close ...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger Assures Fans There’s ‘Nothing to Worry About’ After Assault in South Africa (JOHANNESBURG) — Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared ...
14:00, 05/18/2019

World Bank's new president skips China's Belt and Road for Africa trip Nearly 40 world leaders and scores of finance officials, including International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, are gathered in Be...
13:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmaker's portfolio of prescription and over-the-coun...
04:00, 05/20/2019

ANC corruption is a major cause of South Africa’s failure – and the polls will show it | William Gumede The post-apartheid consensus has collapsed. The ANC must renew itself, or become a spent forceWhen South Africans go to the polls today, it could be t...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Africa’s mobile-based healthcare initiatives need regulatory and community support – not just funding As a community health worker tasked with tracking infant vaccinations in Kenya, Collince Oluoch was overwhelmed by the burdens of the job. He encounte...
10:48, 05/05/2019

Oprah shares her own life's purpose, insightful stories in new book, 'The Path Made Clear' What is your life's purpose? Oprah Winfrey is here to help you on your soul-searching journey with her new book, "The Path Made Clear."  &#...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Florida university students, faculty robbed at gunpoint during school trip to South Africa A group of University of Florida students who traveled to South Africa for a 3-week outreach program were robbed at gunpoint on Monday, the university...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Carli Lloyd nutmegs keeper with historic goal as U.S. women beat South Africa United States women's soccer star Carli Lloyd moved up to No. 4 on the all-time scoring list with a nutmeg goal in the USWNT's win against South Afric...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Caster Semenya, Hero in South Africa, Fights Hormone Testing on a Global Stage The 28-year-old runner, who holds two Olympic gold medals, has been lauded for her resistance to international sports officials’ limits on female athl...
17:32, 05/01/2019

Coca-Cola ends plan to refranchise Africa bottling unit, keeps majority stake Coca-Cola Co said on Monday it had dropped plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), and would instead kee...
08:16, 05/20/2019

W. Africa Crude-Bonny Light force majeure lifted, Angolan programme awaited Operator Royal Dutch Shell lifted the force majeure in place on exports of major Nigerian grade Bonny Light, as tight global oil supply encourages sel...
08:48, 05/15/2019

South Africa's largest opposition party promises to lead coalitions, tackle racism South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), although heading for defeat in May 8 national elections, pledged to forge coali...
08:32, 05/04/2019

South Africa's ruling ANC vows to punish corrupt officials as national vote nears South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will kick-start the economy and deal with corruption, it vowed on Sunday, three days before elec...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Cholera surges, children in urgent need one month after Idai slammed southern Africa: UNICEF One month after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) appealed to the internat...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Charles Barkley donates $45,000 for Bucks star Malcolm Brogdon's water project in Africa After Friday's win against the Raptors, Charles Barkley surprised the Bucks' Malcom Brogdon with a huge donation to Brogdon's water pro...
16:32, 05/18/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for the...
08:00, 05/10/2019

American hostage among four freed in western Africa following French special forces raid; two soldiers killed An American is among of group of four hostages who have been freed in Western Africa following a French special forces military operation, the Europea...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Charles Barkley donates $45,000 for Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon's water project in Africa Malcolm Brogdon spoke to the NBA on TNT crew about his charity that builds clean water wells in Africa, and Charles Barkley pledged a big donation. &...
23:16, 05/18/2019

South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment....
00:16, 05/08/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect f...
11:32, 05/08/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which ha...
18:16, 04/28/2019

W. Africa Crude-European demand seen higher on crude shortages, high gasoline cracks Outages in the North Sea, issues with Russian pipelines and reduced exports from some Mediterranean exporting countries have combined to make West Afr...
10:32, 05/17/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may...
11:16, 05/02/2019

Stanford’s Doggo is a petite robotic quadruped you can (maybe) build yourself Got a few thousand bucks and a good deal of engineering expertise? You’re in luck: Stanford students have created a quadrupedal robot platform c...
18:32, 05/20/2019

Trial begins for ex-NFL player in series of rapes A jury in Southern California has heard opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. He fa...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Marana Cares Mobile provides free summer meals MARANA, Ariz. – As summer break approaches for students, the need for meals doesn’t stop when the bell rings, the Marana Unified School District says....
19:32, 05/20/2019

GM will deliver over-the-air updates to 'most' vehicles by 2023 Today, General Motors unveiled its new electronics system. The platform will make "smartphone-like" over-the-air software updates possible, and it sho...
19:48, 05/20/2019

REFILE-Ascena to wind down Dressbarn business, shut 650 stores Ascena Retail Group Inc said on Monday it would wind down its women's budget clothing chain, Dressbarn, shutting about 650 stores in the United States...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend and Three-Time World Champion, Dead at 70 Andreas Nikolaus “Niki” Lauda, a legendary figure of perseverance in the face of adversity and three-time Formula One world champion who remained a fi...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy ...
21:16, 05/20/2019

Sony Shows Off PS5 Loading Times We’re still a while away from getting an official look at Sony’s next PlayStation console, but the company has provided an early glimpse at some of it...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nom...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Céline Dion Is Absolutely Magical in New Carpool Karaoke We should have known how badly we needed Céline Dion to be on Carpool Karaoke, but we somehow didn't until she finally was. The superstar joined Jam...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a ...
23:16, 05/20/2019

Supreme Court sides with Native American hunter The US Supreme Court sided with a Native American elk hunter on Monday — ruling in favor of tribal rights and the legal hunting of animals on &#...
23:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest eco...
23:32, 05/20/2019

What to know about detox drinks Detox drinks do not remove toxins from the body. However, some drinks are very beneficial and can promote overall good health. Learn more about detox ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Podcast: Roebuck on Lauda's final title in F1's closest ever fight Niki Lauda's final crowning achievement as a Formula 1 driver was his triumph in the 1984 title fight - a battle celebrated in this archive edition of...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Questions Raised Over Movement Of EVMs In UP, Bihar After Videos Surface Amid concerns about voting machines just ahead of the counting of votes in the national election, allegations have surfaced of voting machines being m...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Germany relinquishing thousands of Kafka confidant’s papers BERLIN — German authorities are handing over to Israel a trove of 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka. The papers include a postcard fr...
02:00, 05/21/2019

10 horror films we're freaking out about this summer, from 'Brightburn' to 'Midsommar' Hide your eyes and get on the edge of your seat because the scariest horror movies of summer are on the way, including 'Brightburn' and &apo...
03:32, 05/21/2019

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two t...
04:16, 05/21/2019

The best off-duty outfits from Cannes Film Festival 2019 The most enthralling of this year's film festival looks are to be found far from the red carpet. Start your search in the arrivals lounge, says Karen ...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Instagram Copies TikTok and Snapchat Once Again for IGTV Redesign Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design for IGTV within its main app and the standalone IGTV app. The design seems inspired by the app's biggest...
06:32, 05/21/2019

India's Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centers after exit polls predicted ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

David Squires on … Manchester City's dominance and football whataboutery Our cartoonist on the FA Cup final fallout, Pep Guardiola’s treble and press box invadersYou can now buy your very own print of this stripTake a look ...
08:32, 05/21/2019

2019 Renault Kwid Facelift Spotted Testing Again The 2019 Renault Kwid facelift was recently spotted testing in India again, and this time around, the car appears to be one of lower variants. By the ...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Razer enlists top esports team to show off its pro-grade gaming peripherals Razer is making a big move in the esports world by hooking up with one of the most famous pro teams around: Evil Geniuses.As well as having a great na...
10:16, 05/21/2019

The Camera-Packed Honor 20 Pro Could Be the First Gadget Casualty of the Trade War Earlier this year, Honor followed Samsung’s footsteps and quickly jumped on the hole punch selfie cam trend with the Honor View 20. And now, Honor ha...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Mexico studies building new immigration facilities Mexico is studying a change in the way it handles the migrants who have been overwhelming its facilities near the border with Guatemala, and may try t...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Fifteen Cornwall head vows to go on as Jamie Oliver's restaurants close LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The head of a restaurant in southwest England set up by Jamie Oliver to train unemployed young people as chefs v...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Kohl’s cuts profit estimates, sending its shares tumbling Kohl’s cut its full-year profit forecast after the department store operator missed Wall Street estimates for quarterly same-store sales and profit, s...
15:00, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson House Democrats on Tuesday issued subpoenas for Hope Hicks, the president's former adviser and confidant, as well as former White House deputy counsel...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share...
15:16, 05/21/2019

New Coke Was a Debacle. It’s Coming Back. Blame Netflix. The creators of “Stranger Things” wrote the failed beverage into the coming season as part of a big marketing push. With memories of a 1985 backlash f...
15:32, 05/21/2019

Teenager admits to stealing geriatric lemur from a California zoo Man who made off with Isaac, Santa Ana zoo’s 32-year-old ring-tailed lemur, faces prison time and a $100,000 fineThe plastic container left overnight ...
16:48, 05/21/2019