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| Facebook extends fact-checking programme to 10 new African states

Facebook announced the expansion of its third-party fact-checking programme to 10 new African countries in partnership with Agence France-Presse and other media....

| Facebook extends fact-checking programme to 10 new African states

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Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
22:01 2019-05-28

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project until concerns ranging from privacy to money-laundering were addressed....
12:00 2019-07-11

CORRECTED-Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project until concerns ranging from privacy to money-laundering were addressed....
20:56 2019-07-11

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part...
12:42 2019-05-24

8 states, D.C. to investigate Facebook over antitrust concerns New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Friday she's leading a coalition of several states that will investigate social media giant Facebook for possible antitrust violations....
19:56 2019-09-06

States Are Turning Up the Heat on Google and Facebook State attorneys general revealed investigations into possible anticompetitive behavior by tech giants, adding to probes by Congress and federal agencies....
00:56 2019-09-10

US States Announce Antitrust Probe Of Facebook A coalition of US states announced Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant has hindered competition and put users at risk....
22:14 2019-09-06

Facebook Antitrust Probe Announced by Coalition of US States A coalition of US state officials announced Friday they had launched an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant "has stifled competition and put users at risk."...
13:14 2019-09-07

States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Investigations State attorneys general are formally launching separate antitrust probes into Facebook and Google starting next week, putting added pressure on tech giants already under federal scrutiny....
20:14 2019-09-06

Facebook launches United States dating site NBC NEWS-Facebook is getting into the dating game. Thursday morning, the social network launched “Facebook Dating” in the United States. This comes after offering the service previously in 19 other countries. It is only available to Face...
21:28 2019-09-05

States to Launch Google, Facebook Antitrust Probes State attorneys general are formally launching separate antitrust probes into Facebook and Google starting next week, putting added pressure on tech giants already under federal scrutiny....
15:00 2019-09-06

New York, 7 other states and D.C. launch antitrust investigation into Facebook Regulators across the country have signaled growing concerns about the breadth of Silicon Valley’s power and the tech industry’s access to vast amounts of proprietary data....
02:14 2019-09-07

US states to launch antitrust and privacy inquiries into Facebook and Google New York state attorney general said bipartisan coalition investigating if Facebook stifled competition and put users at riskDozens of US states are set to launch antitrust and privacy investigations into Facebook and Google as scrutiny of the big te...
15:56 2019-09-06

U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook ....
02:14 2019-09-07

UPDATE 5-U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook ....
21:56 2019-09-06

UPDATE 6-U.S. states launch antitrust probes of tech companies, focus on Facebook, Google Two groups of U.S. state attorneys general on Friday announced separate antitrust probes of large tech companies such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook ....
05:14 2019-09-07

The Continent Conquers: South African Designer Thebe Magugu Is the First African to Win the LVMH Prize African influence has long resonated throughout the fashion world, but on Wednesday it was formally recognized when 26-year-old South African designer Thebe Magugu was awarded the sixth annual LVMH Prize. The esteemed award, which includes a $331,125...
02:28 2019-09-06

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
20:14 2019-06-11

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
17:56 2019-07-15

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January w...
19:28 2019-06-03

BMW accelerates electrification programme i8 sports car heads BMW's current range of electrified models The firm aims to bring 25 electrified vehicles to market in the next four years BMW is speeding up its ambitious electrification programme, bringing forward its goal of launching 25 ele...
20:28 2019-06-27

Get with the programme: how to make an audio show Our critic switches sides to learn the technical skills involved in making a podcastFor this job, which I love, I spend a lot of time listening to audio: radio programmes, podcasts, soundscapes. I wonder about the presenting, I unpick the constructio...
11:28 2019-07-14

US Says It Has No plans To Cap H-1B Work Visa Programme The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
01:56 2019-06-21

Turkey Calls US Bid To Remove It From F-35 Jet Programme Unfair The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian......
04:28 2019-07-18

Indian Astronauts To Be Trained By Russia For Gaganyaan Programme: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that Russia will train the Indian astronauts for the country's ambitious manned space mission -- the Gaganyaan....
22:14 2019-09-04

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Back in Android Q Beta Programme Huawei Mate 20 Pro is back on the list of devices that are part of the Android Q beta programme. The phone was earlier removed after US banned Huawei....
17:14 2019-05-31

Lockheed: No concern that Raytheon-UTC merger will affect F-35 programme Lockheed Martin F-35 programme manager Greg Ulmer said on Monday he had "no concern" that the proposed merger of Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp would affect the F-35 programme or pressure its margins....
11:28 2019-06-17

Ramdev's International Yoga Day Programme At Har ki Pauri Cancelled A proposed programme in which Ramdev was supposed to lead thousands of people in celebrations of the International Yoga Day on June 21 on the banks of the Ganga at Har ki Pauri has been cancelled....
16:42 2019-06-11

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
10:42 2019-06-12

Australian government stumps up AU$182m for help with its Entrepreneurs' Programme The Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science is after approximately 10 delivery partners that can provide expert advice to help participating businesses grow, innovate, and commercialise....
05:00 2019-09-30

Ogier and di Grassi headline Extreme E's new driver programme The Extreme E electric off-road SUV racing series has launched a driver's programme to recruit competitors for its first season in 2021, which includes Sebastian Ogier and Lucas di Grassi...
17:14 2019-09-12

Microsoft Launches Programme to Preserve Cultural Heritage Using AI Microsoft said it will "use AI to work with non-profits, universities and governments around the world to help preserve the languages we speak, the places we live and the artefacts we treasure."...
21:28 2019-07-12

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. But how is uranium enriched?Fresh out of the mine, uranium ore contai...
15:56 2019-07-07

OCA add three sports to Hangzhou Asian Games programme for 2022 Karate, sport climbing and baseball/softball have been added to the programme for the 2022 Asian Games at Hangzhou taking the number of approved sports at the event to 40, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Wednesday....
07:56 2019-09-12

Singapore defence ministry runs second HackerOne bug bounty programme Dangling bounties ranging from $150 to $10,000, Singapore's Ministry of Defence hopes to uncover vulnerabilities in 11 internet-facing systems and websites with the help of 400 white-hat hackers from the HackerOne global community....
09:14 2019-09-30

N Korea Took $2 Billion In Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Programme: Report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency......
06:56 2019-08-06

Horner defends nature of Red Bull F1's young driver programme Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner has defended the nature of his company's young driver programme after Pierre Gasly's demotion to Toro Rosso...
12:42 2019-08-31

Alonso embarks on test programme for 2020 Dakar Rally Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test Toyota's Dakar rally car on three different continents over the next few months as he prepares for his next major target in motorsport....
19:56 2019-08-20

PM Modi's Radio Programme "Mann Ki Baat " To Resume On June 30 Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio programme "Mann ki Baat", discontinued during the Lok Sabha elections, will resume on June 30, the government said on Tuesday....
01:56 2019-06-12

Amit Shah To Address BJP's Outreach Programme In Maharashtra's Solapur Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to address the BJP's "Maha Janadesh Yatra" in Maharashtra on Sunday. Mr Shah will join Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Yatra in the......
01:00 2019-09-01

Poll Panel's Mega Verification Programme To Launch On September 1 The Election Commission's new mega Electors Verification Programme (EVP), which seeks to update electoral rolls through crowd sourcing, is set to be launched on September 1 across the country,......
01:00 2019-09-01

UN launches innovative programme to detect and disrupt terrorist travel A new programme aimed at improving the tracking of suspected terrorists, using state-of-the-art software, was launched by the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) on Tuesday....
15:00 2019-05-21

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil exports....
17:42 2019-09-08

UPDATE 1-U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
13:14 2019-06-21

Trump Says Hasn't Discussed Joint G7 Message To Iran Over Nuke Programme US President Donald Trump on Sunday denied signing off on a joint G7 message to Iran over its nuclear programme as announced by his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron....
22:14 2019-08-25

"No Doubt" SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme: NASA Chief The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space......
15:42 2019-06-18

Toyota steps up Fernando Alonso's Dakar Rally preparation programme Fernando Alonso and Toyota Gazoo Racing have unveiled the first stages of the preparation programe for the two-time Formula 1 world champion's planned Dakar Rally debut in 2020...
21:56 2019-08-20

Kerala To Get $ 250 Million World Bank Loan For Flood Resilient Programme Marking its first ''state partnership'' in India, the World Bank will extend a USD 250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which had been devastated by worst floods in a century last......
22:14 2019-07-15

More than 100,000 people displaced so far amid violence in Syria: U.N. World Food Programme More than 100,000 people from the towns of Ras Al-Ayn and Tal Abyad have been displaced by the escalation of violence in Syria, the U.N. World Food Programme said on Saturday....
13:42 2019-10-12

NASA Boss Says 'No Doubt' SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the ISS from US soil later this year....
17:28 2019-06-18

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,......
11:42 2019-07-16

Zomato Suspends 'Infinity Dining' Programme Amid #LogOut Protest Infinity Dining was launched about two months ago across three cities and was the major cause of contention between the restaurant owners and the food delivery platform....
15:00 2019-09-13

ISRO Chief K Sivan Defends Space Programme, Says India Is Not Poor In an apparent rebuttal to those questioning India's space programme in the face of its battle against poverty, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K Sivan on Monday the country was......
06:42 2019-08-27

Amit Shah To Begin Devendra Fadnavis' Outreach Programme Next Month BJP president Amit Shah will kick-start Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' "Maha Janadesh Yatra" next month while Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend its concluding event, a party......
15:28 2019-07-23

North Korea Pursues Nuclear Weapons Programme, Evades Sanctions: UN North Korea is pressing ahead with its nuclear weapons programme while evading sanctions, a United Nations report said, following a series of recent test-launches that have been downplayed by US......
16:14 2019-09-06

Indian Naval Ship Tarkash Reaches Egypt For Overseas Deployment Programme Indian Naval ship Tarkash arrived at Alexandria in Egypt on Friday for a three-day visit as a part of Western Fleet Overseas Deployment programme, the Navy said....
09:00 2019-06-29

Union Budget 2019: Comprehensive Restructuring Of National Highways Programme On The Cards Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said there will be a comprehensive restructuring of National Highways Programme to ensure creation of National Highways Grid of desirable capacity....
11:56 2019-07-05

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern district of Nihm, for the first time since the war between Houthis and the Saudi-backed Government c...
18:14 2019-05-31

With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme Access to education in Somaliland is extremely limited, with more than 50 per cent of children in Somaliland out of school. In an effort to address the problem, the UN children’s fund, UNICEF, has partnered with the government, and the global fund Ed...
01:42 2019-07-14

John Humphrys pays touching tribute to listeners as he bows out of Today programme after three decades John Humphrys today bowed out of presenting the Today programme after 32 years, thanking his listeners who "gave him a pat on the back and often a kick up the backside"....
01:42 2019-09-20

Chris Powell joins Gareth Southgate's England staff as part of Elite Coach Placement Programme Former Charlton manager Chris Powell has joined Gareth Southgate's England backroom staff as part of the FA's push to involve more BAME coaches in the game....
15:00 2019-09-02

World Food Programme to resume food aid in Yemen's Sanaa The World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday it would resume the distribution of food to 850,000 people in Yemen's capital Sanaa next week after a two-month stoppage, having reached an agreement the Iran-aligned Houthi authorities....
13:28 2019-08-09

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
00:56 2019-08-14

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
19:42 2019-07-31

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
00:42 2019-07-23

Elizabeth Warren Facebook ad mocks Facebook's fact checking policies Earlier this year Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign ran ads on Facebook that proposed breaking it up, and they were temporarily pulled. Now, after Mark Zuckerberg talked at company meetings about the threat she poses, and as Facebook affi...
14:28 2019-10-12

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company's poor reputation for privacy....
06:14 2019-09-10

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.       ...
20:42 2019-09-05

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
06:14 2019-09-20

Scottish government extends ban on fracking SNP minister says licences will be refused, but campaigners say permanent ban is neededThe Scottish government has extended its ban on fracking after ministers confirmed it would not grant permission for any onshore drilling projects.Paul Wheelhouse,...
18:28 2019-10-03

NYC extends cap on new ride-hail licenses NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is extending a cap on most new licenses for Uber, Lyft and other for-hire vehicles. The city is also creating a limit on how much time drivers can cruise in Manhattan’s busiest areas without a passenger. Mayor Bill...
00:14 2019-06-13

Tuchel extends PSG contract until 2021 "Paris St Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension which will keep him with the Ligue 1 champions until the end of the 2020-21 season, the club announced on Saturday."...
19:42 2019-05-25

NYC extends its cap on Uber and Lyft vehicles New York City will cap the number of Uber and Lyft vehicles on its streets for another year. Today, the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) voted to extend the cap it approved last summer, which limits the number of for-hire-vehicles that can ope...
08:00 2019-08-08

U.N. extends special rapporteur for Eritrea The United Nations agreed Thursday to extend a mandate for a special rapporteur in the African country of Eritrea for one year, but countries on the continent mostly abstained or voted against it....
23:00 2019-07-12

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigrati...
03:42 2019-08-23

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
03:42 2019-06-28

American Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations Through September 3 American Airlines announced Sunday that it will extend flight cancellations through Sept. 3 for Boeing's embattled 737 Max, a new passenger jet that has been out of commission for almost three months......
05:56 2019-06-10

United extends Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations until Dec. 19 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday it is extending the cancellation of Boeing 737 MAX flights until Dec. 19 as the jets remain grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia in the past year....
20:14 2019-08-30

Man City's Zinchenko extends contract until 2024 "June 20 (Reuters) - Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko has signed a three-year extension to his contract which will keep him at the club until 2024, the Premier League champions said on Thursday."...
15:42 2019-06-20

Alaphilippe extends Tour de France lead Going into the Tour de France's first big mountain climb in the Pyrenees, the question was: How much time would Geraint Thomas make up on Julian Alaphilippe?...
23:28 2019-07-20

Oil Extends Rebound as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices climbed, extending a Friday rebound following a long weekend for Memorial Day, with analysts weighing data showing a drop in the number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. and escalating U.S.-Iran tensions....
17:00 2019-05-28

Southwest extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 2 Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it is extending cancellations of about Boeing Co 737 MAX flights through Sept. 2 as it continues to await guidance and approval on software enhancements and training requirements....
17:28 2019-06-13

UAW Rejects Offer From GM, as Setback Extends Strike With contract talks in Detroit in a critical stretch, bargainers at General Motors Co. and the United Auto Workers union clashed over competing proposals during the weekend, as they struggled to resolve the longest nationwide strike at the company in...
02:42 2019-10-07

Kentucky Extends Crossbow Season For Deer FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Deer hunters in Kentucky are getting a longer crossbow season, after a proposal to expand the season went into effect May 31. The new crossbow season will open the third Saturday in September and close the third Monday in Januar...
13:42 2019-06-05

OVC extends commissioner Beth DeBauche’s contract BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (AP) — Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche has received a contract extension. DeBauche has a rolling contract that now runs through the 2024-25 academic year. OVC officials approved the contract extension last week duri...
04:28 2019-06-05

Xbox and PlayStation gamepad support extends across iOS 13 During Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote the company showed off so many things even our cut-down version of the event lasts nearly half an hour. One of the reveals was that tvOS 13 will be compatible with PlayStation 4 and Bluetooth-equipped Xbox One co...
07:42 2019-06-04

| Tanzania extends eco-crimes amnesty after 467 requests Tanzania's president John Magufuli has announced an extension to an economic crimes amnesty after prosecutors were flooded with 467 requests in the initial seven-day period....
06:00 2019-10-02

Marquez extends championship lead with French GP win "Honda\u0027s world champion Marc Marquez won the French Grand Prix at Le Mans on Sunday for his third victory in the last four races to extend his lead at the top of the MotoGP standings."...
22:42 2019-05-21

Oil Extends Gains as Oversupply Fears Ease Oil prices rallied for the second consecutive session, rebounding after entering a bear market earlier in the week as analysts monitored the latest signals on U.S.-Mexico trade policy and bets on lower interest rates....
17:14 2019-06-07

Amazon Extends Alexa's Reach Into Wearables Amazon.com is bringing its Alexa virtual assistant to products ranging from earbuds to finger rings, as the e-commerce giant looks to expand the reach of its technology into users’ everyday lives....
11:14 2019-09-26

Walker extends Man City contract to 2024 "Manchester City defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year extension to his current contract which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2023-24 season, the Premier League champions announced on Wednesday."...
17:00 2019-06-19

Vodafone extends UK 5G network to 8 more towns and cities Vodafone has extended its 5G network in the UK just two weeks after its July 3 launch, rolling out the service to eight more towns and cities.The lucky locations are Birkenhead, Bolton, Gatwick, Lancaster, Newbury, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolver...
12:28 2019-07-17

TOCA extends contract to run BTCC until the end of 2026 British Touring Car Championship organising body TOCA has agreed to a contract extension with Motorsport UK to continue to operate the series until the end of 2026...
13:28 2019-07-04

Disney extends cruise in Bahamas thanks to Dorian Some pleasure-seekers in the Bahamas enjoyed a silver lining to massively destructive Hurricane Dorian when their Disney cruise was extended for three days. The Disney Dream was supposed to return to Port Canaveral on Monday after a four-day Caribbea...
06:28 2019-09-03

Germany extends Holocaust compensation to survivor spouses The organization that handles claims on behalf of Jews who suffered under the Nazis says Germany has agreed to extend compensation to their surviving spouses, and to increase other payments...
05:56 2019-07-02

WRC Rally GB: Ott Tanak extends lead heading into Sunday Ott Tanak added another 0.9 seconds to his Rally GB lead by winning the Colwyn Bay spectator stage, further increasing the Toyota driver's advantage over his World Rally Championship rivals...
07:42 2019-10-06

Apple extends bug bounty and provides special iPhones for researchers Apple wants everyone to know that it's taking security seriously, and it's willing to pay for it. The company announced today that it is launching a new bug bounty program that will pay people up to $1 million for discovering and disclosing...
07:42 2019-08-09

Google extends update support on some Chromebooks until 2025 Google's Auto Update Expiration (AUE) policy is something of a controversy among fans of the company's tech. In a nutshell, it means its products, such as smartphones and Chromebooks, will only get updates for a certain period of time. Afte...
21:14 2019-09-26

Alvis extends its range of Continuation Series cars News 24 Jul, 2019 Classic British auto manufacturer Alvis has expanded its range of Continuation Series cars to six models and two chassis configurations...
13:28 2019-07-24

Germany extends 1.2 bln euro electric car bonus to 2020 Germany will extend for another year a bonus scheme to encourage people to buy electric cars, Die Welt newspaper reported on Thursday, another sign of Berlin's eagerness to support a sector in which it lags U.S. and Asian rivals....
20:42 2019-05-30

OPEC extends supply cuts until March 2020 OPEC agreed to extend production cuts by nine months as the Middle East-dominated producer group overcame their differences to endorse a policy designed to support oil prices. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports from Vienna, where non-OPEC allies are ...
17:00 2019-07-02

CBS suspends search for a new CEO, extends acting CEO Ianniello through 2019 Earlier this month, CNBC had reported that CBS had missed its own internal deadline to find a successor for Les Moonves, who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations....
17:00 2019-05-21

UN extends arms embargo, sanctions against South Sudan The U.N. Security Council has approved a resolution extending an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan over objections from African nations, Russia and China that that the measures won't help promote peace....
21:14 2019-05-30

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until September as planemaker scrambles to find a fixUnited Airlines has become the latest carrier to extend its ban on using the Boeing 737 Max after the US aviation regulator said it had i...
19:42 2019-06-27

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel extends contract for another year Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his contract at the French champion for another year until June 2021, despite a disappointing second half of the season        ...
17:28 2019-05-25

Indigo Extends Fee Waiver On Rescheduling Of Flights From Srinagar Low-cost air carrier Indigo today extended a fee waiver on the cancellation or rescheduling of tickets to and from Srinagar till August 23. The waiver includes fare differences due to rescheduling...
15:00 2019-08-16

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker to August 15 Gibraltar's supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities there to continue to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until Aug. 15....
13:56 2019-07-19

FCA extends Ontario minivan plant shutdown to 5 weeks Amid softening minivan sales, FCA is adding three weeks of downtime this summer at the Windsor, Ontario, plant to make improvements and conduct maintenance....
17:56 2019-06-29

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month Gibraltar was granted the power on Friday to detain Iran's Grace 1 oil tanker for another month, keeping the vessel at the center of a big-power quarrel between Iran and the United States and its allies....
15:56 2019-07-19

Highlights: Carapaz extends lead in GC after Roglic woes "A crash for Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic on the twisting descent of the Civiglio climb saw Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz extend his lead in the Giro d’Italia."...
09:56 2019-05-27

Medvedev extends hot streak to set up Shanghai final with Zverev Russia's Daniil Medvedev remarkably reached his ninth final of the season as he defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(5) 7-5 at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday....
17:00 2019-10-12

U.S. Labor Department extends overtime pay to 1.3 million U.S. workers The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday issued a long-awaited rule extending mandatory overtime pay for 1.3 million U.S. workers, far fewer than an Obama administration rule that was struck down by a......
18:14 2019-09-24

OPEC extends oil cut to prop up prices as economy weakens OPEC agreed on Monday to extend oil supply cuts until March 2020, three OPEC sources said, as the group's members overcame their differences in order to prop up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy and soaring U.S. production....
18:42 2019-07-01

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
16:56 2019-06-09

United Airlines Extends Cancellations Of Boeing 737 MAX Flights United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through August 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
04:56 2019-05-25

Man City midfielder Gundogan extends contract until 2023 "Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has signed a three-year contract extension which will keep him at the club until 2023, the Premier League champions said on Friday."...
13:00 2019-08-09

FCA extends 3rd shift at Ontario minivan plant until end of year FCA in March said it would end the third shift at the Windsor plant on Sept. 30 amid sluggish North American sales for the Chrysler Pacifica and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans it builds. The automaker has now extended the shift's life two times since t...
02:14 2019-08-15

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through September 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
18:14 2019-06-09

Government Extends Due Date For Filing Of Income Tax Return The original due date for assessees - including salaried taxpayers and entities not required to get their accounts audited - to file their income tax returns for financial year 2018-19 (assessment......
20:56 2019-07-23

IAAF extends ban on Russian athletics federation over doping Global athletics governing body IAAF on Sunday extended a ban against Russia's athletics federation and said Reuters findings on banned Russian coaches still working with athletes would be investigated....
20:00 2019-06-09

Buhai extends lead at Women's British Open South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai remained alone atop the leaderboard Friday after the second round of the AIG Women's British Open, the LPGA's fifth and final major championship of 2019....
01:14 2019-08-03

Ford extends transmission warranty on 2014-16 cars Powertrain chief says Focus and Fiesta models with the dual-clutch gearbox "remain safe to drive," but "we regret the inconvenience our customers have experienced."...
19:42 2019-08-14

"DK Shivakumar's Health First Priority", Says Court, Extends Custody Congress leader DK Shivakumar's Enforcement Directorate custody has been extended till Tuesday by a court in Delhi, with a disclaimer: The former Karnataka minister's health should be the first......
15:56 2019-09-13

New treatment extends life of advanced melanoma patients Half of people live five years or more with combination immunotherapy treatment, study findsHalf of people diagnosed with advanced melanoma, which once had dismal survival rates, are now living for five years or more when they receive a combination i...
13:14 2019-09-28

Oil Extends Losing Streak on Fears of Excess Supply U.S. crude-oil prices slid for the seventh consecutive session Wednesday, heading toward a nearly two-month low after weekly inventory figures reignited worries about a supply glut....
19:00 2019-10-02

Ford extends warranties on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranties on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars in the United States and Canada after reports of problems with their six-speed transmission....
21:00 2019-08-14

Rupee Extends Slide Against Dollar, Slumps 3% In Five Sessions The rupee extended its slide against the dollar on Wednesday and has slumped 3.05 per cent or 210 paise in the last five trading sessions. The home unit declined by 8 paise in today's trade to close......
17:14 2019-08-07

Oil extends losses to near two-month low as economic gloom weighs Oil fell more than 1% on Thursday, extending the week's losses as markets were pressured by concerns about weakening global economic growth and oil demand, as well as by signs of excess supply despite OPEC-led cuts....
18:56 2019-10-03

Oil extends gains, supported by surprise US jobs report Crude prices rose on Monday, adding to gains in the previous session on better-than-expected U.S. jobs data, although gains were tempered by worries over the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war....
04:42 2019-07-08

MLB roundup: Bellinger blasts D-backs, extends L.A.'s walk-off run The Los Angeles Dodgers continued their late-game heroics, winning their fifth consecutive home game in walk-off fashion, this time on a Cody Bellinger home run in the 10th inning for a 5-4 victory Wednesday over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks....
12:42 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-United extends Boeing 737 MAX flight cancellations until Dec. 19 United Airlines Holdings said on Friday it is extending the cancellation of Boeing 737 MAX flights by another month until Dec. 19 as the jets remain grounded worldwide following two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia in the past year....
20:14 2019-08-30

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
17:28 2019-05-22

Mississippi State extends Moorhead’s contract through 2022 Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 million. The school announced the extension on Tuesday. Moorhead originally signed a four-year deal w...
21:42 2019-05-21

Jet Airways Extends Deadline For Initial Bids To August 10 Jet, once ranked among the country's biggest airlines, was forced to ground all flights in April after running out of money and failing to secure funds, crippled by mounting losses as it attempted to......
17:28 2019-08-03

Comedy Central extends its stay on the South Side Good news for fans of Comedy Central’s new Chicago-set comedy series South Side, with Deadline reporting tonight that Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle’s single-season series has just been renewed for a second year on the air. The show stars Sultan...
07:00 2019-08-29

Fiers extends win streak to 8 as A's thump Cardinals, 8-3 Mike Fiers took a shutout into the sixth inning for his eighth consecutive win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3       ...
15:56 2019-08-04

Jet Airways Extends Deadline For Initial Bids To August 10 Jet, once ranked among the country's biggest airlines, was forced to ground all flights in April after running out of money and failing to secure funds, crippled by mounting losses as it attempted to......
13:00 2019-08-04

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are still underway....
15:00 2019-06-22

Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
11:42 2019-06-22

Trump administration extends grace period for Huawei again Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that penalties on Huawei Technologies will be delayed until Nov. 19 so rural companies have more time to find alternative suppliers....
16:42 2019-08-19

Ford extends warranty on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars that were reported to have had problems with their six-speed transmission....
19:42 2019-08-14

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people....
08:14 2019-06-22

Sensex Falls 150 Points, Extends Losses To Third Day: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets declined on Friday with the Sensex extending losses to a third straight session amid lacklustre movement in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 226 points to......
10:56 2019-06-14

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until September The largest U.S. airline had previously said it was canceling flights Aug. 19 after the Boeing Co plane was grounded worldwide in March following two deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
21:28 2019-06-09

‘Come to Baltimore’: Congressman extends invitation to Trump despite tweets In a weeklong series of attacks, Trump called the Baltimore district a "rat and rodent infested mess" and complained about Cummings, whose district includes key parts of the city....
01:00 2019-08-04

Wales captain Jones extends contract to 2021 Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has ended speculation over his future by signing a contract extension with the Ospreys and the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) until June 2021....
15:28 2019-07-09

WRC Finland: Tanak extends lead over Lappi, Ogier currently fifth World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak will take a 16.4 second advantage into the final day of Rally Finland after edging away in the Saturday afternoon loop...
19:42 2019-08-03

CFE Extends VIX Futures Opening Time to 7 AM (CT) Starting September 26 CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that beginning on Monday, September 26, the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) futures contract opening time moves to 7:00 a.m. from 7:20 a.m., pending regulatory appro...
12:56 2019-05-22

Peters wins Stage 17; Carapaz extends Giro lead Nans Peters of France claimed his first Grand Tour victory as he won the 17th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Wednesday, while Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz celebrated his birthday by extending his overall lead      ...
18:28 2019-05-29

Sensational Alaphilippe extends lead with superb time trial "Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe put in a historic performance in the individual time trial in Pau to win Stage 13 ahead of Welshman Geraint Thomas and extend his vice-like grip on the race lead on the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France’s yellow je...
18:56 2019-07-19

The Latest: Iran extends condolences in Egypt death of Morsi CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt after former President Mohammed Morsi’s dramatic collapse and death inside a Cairo courtroom (all times local): 8:35 a.m. Iran is extending condolences to the Egyptian nation over the death of Eg...
10:00 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Ford extends warranty on 560,000 Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it was extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars that were reported to have had problems with their six-speed transmission....
19:42 2019-08-14

Channel 4 extends live British Grand Prix TV deal The British Grand Prix will continue to be broadcast live on Channel 4 in a "multi-year" deal with Sky that secures Formula 1's free-to-air presence in the UK...
14:14 2019-09-17

Failing to hire women, ECB extends supervision job deadline: sources The European Central Bank has extended a deadline for filling three top jobs at its bank supervision arm after it failed to hire any women for the roles, two sources said, illustrating the bank's long struggle to attract female talent for senior posi...
12:28 2019-05-27

Motor racing: Chadwick extends W Series lead with second win in three races British driver Jamie Chadwick's second win in three races allowed her to extend her lead over Dutch rival Beitske Visser in the all-female W Series in Misano, Italy, on Saturday....
01:00 2019-06-09

Oracle extends its autonomous capabilities to Linux operating system Oracle has extended its autonomous capabilities to the Linux operating system and it is offered free of cost to its paying cloud customers in a bid to make it more appealing and win more customers and developers.According to Larry Ellison, co-founder...
06:56 2019-09-17

Assam Citizens List: Top Court Extends Deadline To August 31 The deadline for the final publication of Assam's citizen's list, National Register of Citizens (NRC), has been extended by a month, the Supreme Court ordered today....
15:28 2019-07-23

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
02:42 2019-06-14

Switzerland Extends Support To Strengthen India's Fight Against Terrorism Switzerland on Friday extended its support to India to strengthen its fight against terrorism in all its manifestations as President Ram Nath Kovind held talks with his Swiss counterpart Ueli Maurer......
03:14 2019-09-14

Rupee Extends Gain To 7th Day, Edges Past 71 Mark Against Dollar Continuing its upmove for a seventh straight day, the rupee gained as much as 26 paise to edge past the 71 mark against the dollar on Friday. After starting the session at 71.01, the rupee gained......
23:00 2019-09-13

BTCC Snetterton: Turkington extends points lead with race two win Colin Turkington extended his British Touring Car Championship points lead with victory in race two at Snetterton, which makes 2019 the most successful season for his WSR team...
22:14 2019-08-04

NYC Extends Cap on Uber and Lyft Vehicles, Institutes New Rules on 'Cruising' Almost a year ago to the day, New York City made the historic move to freeze the number of rideshare vehicles on its roads, a move meant to reduce congestion and forward the city’s Vision Zero safety initiative. Today the Taxi and Limousine Commissio...
20:56 2019-08-07

Eddie Jones extends England deal to 2021 with further extension possible • Head coach to remain, regardless of World Cup showing• Australian said: ‘I’m not looking to go anywhere else’Eddie Jones is poised to continue as England’s head coach until at least 2021 even if his side fail to achieve their target at the World Cu...
23:28 2019-06-13

Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
16:42 2019-07-22

Pakistan extends airspace closure on Indian border to June 14 Pakistani airspace on its eastern border with India will remain closed until June 14, a civil aviation official said on Wednesday, the latest extension months after a standoff between the arch rivals....
14:42 2019-05-29

Pakistan Extends Airspace Ban On Indian Border Till June 14 Pakistan airspace on its border with India will remain closed till June 14, a spokesperson for Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority told news agency Reuters today....
13:56 2019-05-29

Oil extends declines after Saudi pledge to restore lost output Oil prices retreated on Wednesday on Saudi Arabia's assertions that full production would be restored quickly after last weekend's attacks on its facilities....
13:42 2019-09-18

Cole extends win streak to 9 games, Astros beat Indians 7-1 Gerrit Cole pitched one-run ball over seven innings and extended his winning streak to a career-best nine games as the Houston Astros beat the Indians 7-1, spoiling the Cleveland debut of Yasiel Puig and the return of Danny Salazar    ...
05:28 2019-08-02

| Fuglsang claims Vuelta stage as Roglic extends overall lead Dane Jakob Fuglsang won the 16th stage of the Vuelta a Espana on Monday as Slovakian Primoz Roglic extended his advantage at the top of the overall standings...
23:28 2019-09-09

Court Extends Protection From Arrest To Chidambarams Till August 23 A Delhi court on Friday extended the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED....
22:00 2019-08-09

UPDATE 2-American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through Sept. 3 American Airlines Group Inc said Sunday it is extending cancellations of about 115 daily flights into September due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX....
16:56 2019-06-09

American Airlines extends cancellations from grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3 American Airlines is extending cancellations on the grounded Boeing 737 Max to Sept. 3. The beleaguered plane still doesn't have government approval to fly following two fatal crashes....
18:56 2019-06-09

Florida extends state of emergency as Hurricane Dorian looms Florida's governor on Thursday extended a state of emergency to the whole state ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to strengthen into a highly dangerous Category 4 storm during the weekend before hitting the Atlantic coast....
22:28 2019-08-29

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Extends His Lead in Race To Become Next Prime Minister (LONDON) — The race to become Britain’s next prime minister is down to the final four on Wednesday, as Boris Johnson stretched his lead among Conservative lawmakers and upstart Rory Stewart was eliminated from the contest. Johnson, a form...
21:42 2019-06-19

Boris Johnson extends lead in UK Conservatives' leadership race Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister. Rory Stewart has been eliminated from the contest....
20:14 2019-06-19

Biden extends lead as Sanders’ support plummets: poll A new poll out Wednesday shows that Joe Biden has extended his lead, and that Sen. Kamala Harris has doubled her support while Sen. Elizabeth Warren has held steady — but that Sen. Bernie Sanders has lost ground since the Democratic debates. Despite ...
22:42 2019-07-10

China extends pollution curbs ahead of National Day celebrations The heavy industrial city of Xuzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu will shut local factories on Thursday as part of efforts to reduce smog ahead of the country's National Day celebrations next week, the local government said....
02:28 2019-09-26

Euro extends drop after report on German growth cuts The euro headed for a new two-year low on Monday following reports that Germany's leading economic institutes had revised down their growth forecast for Europe's biggest economy for this year....
21:42 2019-09-30

Williams extends F1 deal with title sponsor ROKiT until end of 2023 The Williams Formula 1 team has extended its title sponsorship deal with telecommunications company ROKiT from three years to five, taking the relationship to the end of the 2023 season...
13:14 2019-07-11

Hamilton claims sixth win in seven as Mercedes dominance extends in France "Lewis Hamilton extended his championship lead with victory in the French Grand Prix on Sunday, with Mercedes continuing their unbroken dominance in 2019."...
16:56 2019-06-23

Oil extends losses after Trump douses trade talk optimism Oil prices fell on Wednesday for a second day on worries that fuel demand could fall after U.S. President Donald Trump doused recent optimism over China-U.S. trade talks and reignited concerns about global economic growth....
09:28 2019-09-25

Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine who faces espionage charges. The court ruled on Friday to keep Michigan resident Paul Whelan, who also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, behind bars for three...
16:14 2019-05-24

Lewis Hamilton wins record 6th British GP, extends F1 lead Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton won a record sixth British Grand Prix on Sunday after jumping ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas by taking advantage of the safety car being deployed        ...
18:00 2019-07-14

Gold Extends Rally After Softer-Than-Expected Jobs Report Gold prices climbed for the eighth consecutive session, nearing their February 10-month peaks after May hiring data missed expectations and stoked further fears of a U.S. economic slowdown....
17:14 2019-06-07

Brazil's Cemig extends natural gas distribution contract- filing Brazilian state-controlled power firm Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais said in a securities filing on Thursday it paid 891 million reais ($214 million) to the state of Minas Gerais to renew its license to distribute natural gas....
05:14 2019-09-27

Germany extends Holocaust compensation to include survivor spouses Until now, payments to Holocaust survivors stopped when they died — often leaving their spouses without a major source of income. The German government has now agreed for the first time to extend compensation....
11:42 2019-07-02

Spotify Extends Its Premium Free Trial to 3 Months Globally Spotify is extending its trial period from one month to three months for new Premium subscribers worldwide, it announced Thursday, matching its biggest competitor Apple Music....
15:14 2019-08-22

Tucson Premium Outlets extends hours over Labor Day weekend TUCSON – The Tucson Premium Outlets will extend its shopping hours over the Labor Day weekend. The shopping center is located at Market Hall, 6401 W. Marana Center Blvd. Hours will change beginning Friday. Here’s the schedule: Friday, Aug...
19:56 2019-08-30

Oil extends losses as economic data, growing inventories drag Oil futures extended losses on Thursday as weak economic data weighed on the outlook for fuel demand which was made worse by a larger than expected rise in U.S. crude inventories....
05:42 2019-10-03

New Hampshire weakens Medicaid work rules and extends deadline New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law Monday that delays requiring certain Medicaid beneficiaries in the state work or train for work as a condition of staying enrolled in the program....
00:42 2019-07-09

15-year-old Cori 'Coco' Gauff extends remarkable run at Wimbledon Even a late change of location Wednesday couldn't halt the momentum of Cori Gauff, the teenager making history virtually every time she plays at Wimbledon....
06:56 2019-07-04

METALS-Copper extends declines on bearish China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries over lean demand for the ductile metal from top consumer China....
08:42 2019-07-09

Matheus Pereira extends West Brom’s unbeaten start with win at 10-man QPR West Brom clinched a convincing 2-0 win against 10-man QPR that keeps their unbeaten start to the season intact.The visitors dominated the lunchtime kick-off at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium from start to finish, and were rewarded when their 18...
16:56 2019-09-28

Rupee Extends Decline To Second Day Amid Rising Oil Prices: 10 Points Extending its decline for a second straight day, the rupee fell by as much as 34 paise - or 0.53 per cent - to 71.81 against the dollar on Tuesday. After opening lower against the greenback at 71.56,......
14:42 2019-08-20

Target Extends Growth Streak With Strong Sales and Profit Target’s sales and profit rose in the second quarter, extending the retailer’s growth streak as investments in its stores, merchandise and digital capabilities continue to pay off....
14:14 2019-08-21

NBA roundup: Harden extends streak, Rockets stop Raptors "James Harden extended his streak of consecutive 30-point games to 22 but had\r\nplenty of help as the Houston Rockets claimed a 121-119, wire-to-wire victory\r\nover the visiting Toronto Raptors, who dropped back-to-back games for the\r\nfirst time ...
19:14 2019-05-21

The U.S. Extends a Limited Reprieve on Technology Sales to Huawei by 90 Days The Trump administration has extended a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei, even as questions remain over how much of an effect broader sanctions are having on the Chinese technology giant. Huawei has become enmeshed in the trade war...
08:14 2019-08-20

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Conservative leadership contest after losing 10 votes...
01:00 2019-06-20

United Airlines extends suspension of Delhi, Mumbai flights to Oct. 26 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Monday it was extending the suspension of its flights from the United States to Delhi and Mumbai in India until Oct. 26, citing continued restriction of Pakistani airspace....
19:42 2019-07-15

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending for a fourth time cancellations of about 115 daily flights into early November due to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jets....
16:28 2019-07-14

UN chief extends condolences to families of China landslide casualties United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has extended his condolences to the families of those killed in Sunday’s landslides, in the southern Chinese province of Guizhou, following heavy rains....
21:14 2019-07-31

Tanak extends WRC lead over rival Neuville with Rally Germany win Ott Tanak's World Rally Championship lead has been extended to 35 points over Thierry Neuville after recording a third successive Rally Germany victory for Toyota...
03:56 2019-08-26

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
00:00 2019-05-25

Wall Street extends gains on German stimulus hope U.S. stocks rose on Friday and were on track to end a bruising week on a positive note, bolstered by hopes of more stimulus from central banks to perk up slowing growth....
19:00 2019-08-16

Turkington extends BTCC lead with Oulton Park double Colin Turkington Triple champion secures 50th career win, while Jake Hill is denied his first after being penalised for a mid-race clash Team BMW racer Colin Turkington extended his points lead in the British Touring Car Championship with an emp...
21:42 2019-06-30

2020 Chevy Bolt EV extends driving range by 21 miles General Motors said its battery engineering team extended the Bolt EV's range 21 miles by improving the energy of the cell electrodes through small but impactful chemistry changes....
22:42 2019-08-23

Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order on Wednesday further expanding the number of Ukrainian citizens who can apply for fast-track Russian passports....
22:14 2019-07-17

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre extends contract DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by one year to 2021. Favre has already been in charge for one season and Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke says “...
15:56 2019-06-18

Walmart extends debt-free college benefits to high schoolers Walmart is extending its debt-free college benefits to high schoolers as a way to attract and retain workers in a tight labor market. The nation’s largest private employer said Tuesday it will offer free college SAT and ACT prep for its workers...
10:14 2019-06-04

Avintia Ducati MotoGP squad extends Rabat's deal for '20/21 seasons The Avintia MotoGP team has announced it has retained Tito Rabat for the next two seasons, ending speculation that the 2014 Moto2 champion could make a World Superbike switch...
00:56 2019-08-01

Rupee Extends Slide Against Dollar, Hits Fresh 6-Month Low: 10 Points The rupee depreciated for second day in a row and fell 28 paise to close at a new six-month low against the US dollar. In the intraday trade rupee fell to a day's low of 71.80 before settling at 71.71......
01:56 2019-08-21

CBOE Extends Its Volatility Franchise: Applies VIX Methodology to Six Active ETFs CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that beginning today, it will apply its proprietary CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) methodology to options on six highly-active, se...
12:56 2019-05-22

Falih: Saudi Aramco extends offer to buy stake in Arctic LNG 2 - TASS Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Saudi Aramco had extended its offer to join Russian gas producer Novatek's Arctic LNG 2 project and that he hoped Novatek would agree to it, TASS news agency reported on Monday....
09:56 2019-06-10

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal....
11:28 2019-07-09

Saudi Arabia Extends New Rights to Women in Blow to Oppressive System Saudi women will be able to travel without a man’s permission and receive equal treatment in the workplace, eroding the a system that made women second-class citizens....
02:14 2019-08-04

US extends record-breaking growth streak by adding 164,000 jobs in July Unemployment rate steady at 3.7%Pace of hiring slowing and wage growth lacklustreThe US continued its record breaking streak of jobs growth in July, adding 164,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7%.The news was broadly in line...
19:14 2019-08-02

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
06:56 2019-07-18

German cartel office extends review of T-Systems-IBM mainframe deal Germany's anti-trust office is extending its review of a mainframe computing deal between T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, and IBM, it said on its website on Tuesday....
12:28 2019-05-28

Centre Extends Deadline To Update Assam Citizens' List NRC To July 31 The centre has extended the deadline to complete the ongoing exercise for updating the National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam by one more month to July 30. The process had been extended in......
22:00 2019-06-29

Fuglsang denies Geoghegan Hart as Roglic extends lead on La Cubilla "Denmark’s Jakob Fuglsang soloed to a maiden Grand Tour stage win ahead of Britain\u0027s Tao Geoghegan Hart on the mist-capped Alto de la Cubilla as Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic extended his overall lead after distancing the world champion Alejandro Val...
15:14 2019-09-10

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer In an effort to appease NY Senator Chuck Schumer, Grubhub has agreed to extend the period that restaurateurs can get refunds on commissions for non-existent phone orders, The Post has learned. The food ordering and delivery company, which also owns S...
19:56 2019-08-01

Tanak extends WRC Rally Germany lead for Toyota as Neuville falters World Rally Championship points leader Ott Tanak continues to lead Rally Germany for Toyota as Hyundai's Thierry Neuville was left to rue a minor mistake on Saturday morning's second stage...
17:00 2019-08-24

| Marquez extends lead with 50th career race win at Czech MotoGP Marc Marquez claimed his 50th career race win with victory at the Czech MotoGP on Sunday after the race had originally been delayed by 45 minutes due to rain....
16:42 2019-08-04

Google extends Compute Engine use discounts to GPUs, SSDs, and TPU Pods Google Cloud Platform -- specifically Compute Engine -- is about to get substantially cheaper, thanks to use discounts for GPUs, TPUs, and SSDs.Read More...
18:42 2019-06-05

China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan Blow for Taipei as largest remaining ally in region switches relations to Beijing The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding ties with Taiwan and take up diplomatic relations with Beijing.The move is a huge blow to self-ruled...
16:42 2019-09-16

Oil prices climb as OPEC extends cuts, but demand worries persist Oil gained on Tuesday as producer club OPEC agreed to extend supply cuts until next March, although prices were pressured by worries demand could ease amid hints of a slowdown in the global economy....
09:28 2019-07-02

New York extends lead over Brexit-hit London in finance center poll New York has extended its lead as the world's top financial center, with London barely holding on to second place ahead of Hong Kong as uncertainty over Brexit takes its toll on the UK capital, a Z/Yen Group survey for 2019 showed on Thursday....
12:00 2019-09-19

Penske's Newgarden extends points' lead with win in delayed Iowa race Championship leader Josef Newgarden won the heavily delayed IndyCar Iowa 300, beating a hard-charging Scott Dixon in what was a dominant display by Team Penske...
09:56 2019-07-21

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
08:28 2019-07-16

Lukaku penalty extends winning start for Conte's Inter at Cagliari "Sept 1 (Reuters) - Romelu Lukaku’s second-half penalty earned Inter Milan a 2-1 victory at Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday as coach Antonio Conte made it two wins from two at the start of the season."...
05:14 2019-09-02

Oil extends losses after Trump's comments douse trade talk optimism Oil prices fell for a second day on Wednesday on worries about falling fuel demand after U.S. President Donald Trump's comments doused optimism over China-U.S. trade talks and reignited concerns on global economic growth....
05:28 2019-09-25

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
07:00 2019-06-17

| Paris Saint-Germain coach Tuchel extends deal to 2021 Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has extended his deal with the French Ligue 1 champions through to June 2021, the club announced on Saturday....
14:42 2019-05-25

Alaphilippe extends Tour lead over Thomas with stunning time-trial win • Frenchman extends lead over Thomas to 1min 26sec on stage 13• Thomas was expected to gain time back on AlaphilippeGeraint Thomas’s hopes of taking the yellow jersey at the foot of the Pyrenees wilted in the heat of the afternoon after his path to a...
00:14 2019-07-20

BSNL Extends Rs. 1,699 Prepaid Plan Validity to 455 Days for Limited Period BSNL has announced a new promotional offer for its Rs. 1,699 prepaid recharge plan. As a part of this offer, the BSNL subscribers recharging their prepaid account with Rs. 1,699 will get an extra......
10:56 2019-08-09

Arizona extends tuition rate for undocumented high school grads PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona high school graduates living in the country illegally will get expanded access to a special tuition rate at the state’s three public universities, the Board of Regents decided Thursday. The board voted to drop a req...
01:14 2019-08-23

Pakistan Court Extends Hafiz Saeed's Judicial Custody For 14 days An Anti-Terrorism Court in Pakistan has extended Mumbai terror attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's judicial remand for another 14 days....
14:56 2019-07-24

Nationals Park extends netting to foul poles, but not all fans want safety first The extended netting was installed in time for Monday's postponed game against the Colorado Rockies. Many fans were in favor, but others did not appreciate the extra precaution....
10:28 2019-07-23

UPDATE 3-United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes....
22:28 2019-05-24

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety standards. ...
07:14 2019-08-23

Trade hopes buoy Wall Street as China extends olive branch Wall Street moved higher on Wednesday, led by tariff-sensitive technology and industrial stocks after China extended an olive branch ahead of next month's trade negotiations with the United States....
00:42 2019-09-12

UPDATE 2-Canada's Alberta extends oil curtailments through 2020 due to slow pipeline progress The government of Canada's main oil-producing province, Alberta, said on Tuesday it was extending mandatory curtailments on crude production by an extra year through 2020, because of uncertainty about when expanded pipelines may come online....
02:42 2019-08-21

UPDATE 2-Acacia says valuation higher than Barrick buyout offer, extends bid deadline Tanzania's largest gold miner Acacia Mining Plc said on Tuesday it is worth more than a buyout proposal by majority shareholder Barrick Gold Corp values it at, and extended the deadline for a firm bid to July 19....
04:42 2019-07-10

Nissan India Extends Service Support To Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Nissan has sent special emergency repair teams in Bhubaneshwar and Cuttack and additional trained manpower will be deployed from its dealerships to expedite repair turnaround time....
16:14 2019-05-22

Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup tempts fate, extends Not In This Lifetime tour Even the bands with the most volatile breakups and lineups find a reason to get back together eventually. Usually that reason involves the piles of money that can be made by getting the old band back together. In that spirit, Stereogum announces toda...
02:42 2019-06-18

Boxing News at Five: Wanheng extends his record to 53-0, Khan says Singh is “scared” to fight him Amir Khan confirms Saudi Arabia exhibition and goads Vijender Singh, while Wanheng Menayothin goes three better than Floyd Mayweather The post Boxing News at Five: Wanheng extends his record to 53-0, Khan says Singh is “scared” to fight him appeared ...
20:28 2019-05-31

'Today was a battle': record-breaking Brooks Koepka extends US PGA lead – video Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 65 on Friday to increase his lead to seven strokes by moving to 12 under par in the 101st PGA Championship. 'This probably sounds bad, but today was a battle,' said 29-year-old Koepka.Brooks Koepka untouchable ...
16:28 2019-05-21

Pinot wins Tour de France stage 14 and Alaphilippe extends lead over Thomas • Geraint Thomas suffers on final climb and loses time to leader• Julian Alaphilippe second on Tourmalet stage finishThibaut Pinot took the honours at the iconic Col du Tourmalet finish to a punishing stage where the Col du Soulour climb had already ...
18:14 2019-07-20

Ford extends warranty on Focus and Fiesta clutches, will reimburse customers for repairs Ford Motor Co. said Wednesday it is extending its warranty for 560,000 Focus and Fiesta cars and will reimburse owners who paid for repairs.       ...
03:28 2019-08-15

Formula E Bern: Vergne extends title lead with pole, di Grassi 19th Jean-Eric Vergne extended his 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E championship lead by claiming pole for the Swiss E-Prix in Bern, where his closest title rival Lucas di Grassi qualified 19th...
16:42 2019-06-22

AFLW star Tayla Harris extends unbeaten professional boxing record Harris scores second-round TKO over Renee GartnerTim Tszyu defeats Dwight Ritchie in main eventTayla Harris produced a decisive second-round onslaught and showed more ruthlessness to extend her unbeaten professional boxing record to six fights on Wed...
08:14 2019-08-15

Centre Extends 15th Finance Commission's Term By A Month Till November 30 The government on Wednesday extended the 15th Finance Commission's term by a month till November 30, and broadened the ambit of its recommendation to include funds for defence and internal security,......
17:00 2019-07-17

CORRECTED-Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
15:28 2019-07-18

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
04:56 2019-06-19

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Board Increases Quarterly Dividend; Extends Share Repurchase Program CHICAGO, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 25-percent increase to its quarterly cash dividend to $0.15 per share from $0.12 per share and authorized the company to ...
12:14 2019-05-22

Vuelta a España: Roglic extends lead as Pogacar takes thrilling 13th stage • Slovenian duo’s breakaway at summit takes victory• Roglic now two minutes ahead in overall standingsPrimoz Roglic extended his overall lead in the Vuelta a España as fellow Slovenian Tadej Pogacar took victory on a thrilling but brutal stage 13 in ...
18:14 2019-09-06

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan extended production restrictions on heavy industry to end-June, local government-backed media reported on Wednesday, as the smog-prone city aims to improve its air quality....
07:00 2019-06-05

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured him....
22:14 2019-08-23

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
02:14 2019-05-22

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt extends gains on inflation data, Gulf dips on recession fears Egyptian blue-chip stocks rose to their highest in nearly three and a half months, extending the previous session's gains, after Egypt reported better-than-expected inflation data for the month of July. Most Gulf markets traded on Wednesday afte...
16:56 2019-08-14

European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year. The post European Central Bank extends date of earliest interest rate increase to mid-2020 instead of end of year appe...
14:56 2019-06-06

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf tensions weigh on Saudi market, Abu Dhabi extends winning streak Saudi Arabia's stock market dropped on Monday as banks and petrochemical shares weighed on the index against a backdrop of political tensions in the region, while Dubai and Abu Dhabi bourses rose sharply on gain...
16:42 2019-07-22

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule ...
12:56 2019-05-22

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
16:42 2019-08-03

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
19:56 2019-05-21

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
21:14 2019-05-26

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
15:00 2019-05-27

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
14:28 2019-06-17

African Markets - Factors to watch on Oct. 4 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - EVENTS: GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks edged higher on Friday, thanks to gai...
06:42 2019-10-04

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
23:42 2019-05-30

Into the unknown: African migrants in Yemen Many migrants from East Africa choose a route that is less known, cheaper and even more dangerous than the Mediterranean: They cross the Gulf of Aden and land in war-torn Yemen. Many were unaware of the conflict....
21:28 2019-08-05

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
14:42 2019-07-08

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
14:38 2019-05-21

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
19:14 2019-05-23

Escaped African serval captured, taken to Albuquerque zoo The escaped African serval, who was recently spotted near Hyde Memorial State Park in New Mexico, has been captured and taken to the Albuquerque BioPark zoo....
18:42 2019-09-06

African Markets - Factors to watch on Sept. 27 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. - - - - - EVENTS: *Zambia's Finance Minister Bwalya Ng'andu to unveil the 2020 nation...
07:28 2019-09-27

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
11:42 2019-06-20

African Markets - Factors to watch on July 10 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising T...
07:28 2019-07-10

| African Union lifts suspension of Sudan The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the removal of long-term President Omar al-Bashir....
13:42 2019-09-07

African Markets - Factors to watch on Sept. 24 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Tuesday. - - - - - EVENTS: *Kenyan lawmakers discuss keeping commercial interest rate caps. L...
07:56 2019-09-24

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
23:14 2019-05-28

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
03:28 2019-07-20

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
23:28 2019-05-26

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
20:28 2019-06-08

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.45pm BST 43 min: Kyambadde bothers Egypt again with his searing pace, and then releases Abdu, running...
22:00 2019-06-30

African Markets - Factors to watch on Sept. 30 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. - - - - - EVENTS: *Kenya's statistics bureau due to release inflation data for August...
10:28 2019-09-30

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code with roots in colonial times. Ecstatic activists in the packed courtroom c...
17:28 2019-06-11

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo i...
15:14 2019-06-18

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
22:42 2019-06-27

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth hit by the fast-spreading virus this month....
17:56 2019-07-31

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
09:14 2019-08-13

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
22:42 2019-05-21

Supercars seized from African leader's son raise £22m An auction for dozens of luxury motors seized from the son of Equatorial Guinea's president following a money-laundering probe has raised more than £22m....
04:14 2019-09-30

African Champions League final abandoned after VAR row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
11:00 2019-06-01

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family stateme...
00:42 2019-07-09

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
18:28 2019-05-29

The man Trump called 'my African American' is leaving the GOP The man then-candidate Donald Trump called "my African American" at a 2016 rally is leaving the Republican Party and no longer supports the President, PBS NewsHour reported Thursday....
19:28 2019-09-13

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
19:42 2019-07-31

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
23:42 2019-05-22

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
14:42 2019-08-14

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two wit...
01:14 2019-06-22

| CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup Cricket South Africa is planning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 tournament....
14:56 2019-08-08

Taco Bell extends free taco deal through Thursday because of tech issues Taco Bell's free Doritos Locos taco giveaway has been extended for consumers who were unable to redeem the offer online because of tech issues.       ...
09:14 2019-06-20

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks fall as Almarai disappoints, Kuwait extends gains Saudi stocks fell on Sunday in response to a fall in profits at food company Almarai and weakness in blue-chip stocks, while the Kuwait index rose for the seventh straight session buoyed by the recent MSCI move to upgrade Kuwaiti stoc...
18:28 2019-07-07

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer extends amazing streak with his 24th victory James Holzhauer extended his 'Jeopardy!' winning streak to an even two dozen Tuesday, as he moves ever closer to the $2 million mark.        ...
04:42 2019-05-22

CBOE Futures Exchange Extends Trading Hours for VIX Futures CHICAGO, November 30, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that beginning on Friday, December 10, the exchange is changing the start time for the trading of futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) from 8:30 a.m. (Chicago tim...
13:14 2019-05-22

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating ...
23:42 2019-06-06

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
18:42 2019-08-16

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few months....
21:14 2019-08-13

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
16:42 2019-08-16

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
08:14 2019-08-15

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
06:42 2019-08-20

Racist African stereotypes are as prevalent as ever on TV | Afua Hirsch News organisations have moved on from colonial-era language, but entertainment shows are still rooted firmly in the pastI have an idea for a British TV series. It involves finding an African society with a history of regarding Europeans as a profound...
16:56 2019-08-28

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
20:14 2019-06-06

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the c...
13:28 2019-06-07

Innovative designers challenge African fashion stereotypes Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting traditional methods and crafts from the continent....
17:28 2019-08-24

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
20:28 2019-05-31

Many dermatologists need more training on African American skin and hair (Reuters Health) - When dermatologists have training only with Caucasians, it can lead to frustration and poor care for African American patients, a new U.S. study finds....
03:42 2019-08-22

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Ber...
14:56 2019-06-06

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda intercept encrypted messages and allowed police i...
21:00 2019-08-14

| Sundowns, Pirates face daunting African challenges Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates are among five former CAF Champions League trophy-holders trailing by one goal in fixtures coming up this weekend....
18:56 2019-08-22

Alarmed African churches demand end to xenophobic attacks As the latest wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa dies out, churches in the country and others on the continent are demanding an end to the persistent problem....
14:42 2019-09-25

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
16:14 2019-07-21

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
17:14 2019-07-03

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic. The government has issued an ultimatum to the leader of a militia group known as 3R, calling o...
13:14 2019-05-23

Zimbabwe turns up for African Cup opener after strike threat Zimbabwe team turns up for African Cup opener against host Egypt after threatening to strike over not being paid       ...
22:42 2019-06-21

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said on Wednesday....
17:28 2019-07-24

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
17:56 2019-07-31

Early surprise at African Cup as Uganda beats Congo 2-0 CAIRO (AP) — Uganda threw up the first surprise of the African Cup of Nations by beating former champion Congo 2-0 on Saturday. Both of Uganda’s goals came through headers from set-pieces. Patrick Kaddu scored from a corner in the 14th minute a...
19:56 2019-06-22

South African president booed at Mugabe’s funeral Mugabe, 95, Zimbabwe’s strongman for nearly four decades, died Sept. 6 in Singapore after a lengthy illness. Thousands attended his funeral at a stadium in Harare, the nation’s capital....
01:14 2019-09-15

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
17:56 2019-09-13

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi African Cup: Relieved Nigeria squeezes past Burundi 1-0; Uganda throws up first big surprise by beating Congo 2-0       ...
22:28 2019-06-22

| First group of African refugees arrive in Rwanda from Libya A group of 66 African refugees and asylum-seekers have arrived in Kigali from Libya, the UN says, the first of what could be thousands relocated from the north African country under a new programme....
12:56 2019-09-27

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
03:28 2019-07-20

Montgomery, Ala., elects city's first African-American mayor Alabama’s capital of Montgomery, which is known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected an African American mayor for the first time Tuesday in the city’s nearly 200-year history, according to reports....
12:56 2019-10-09

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
13:42 2019-07-04

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott Friday’s opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid, raising the prospect of another major embarrassment for African soccer at the end of one of...
14:42 2019-06-21

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
17:28 2019-06-20

Philippines reports more African swine fever outbreaks The Philippines' Department of Agriculture on Monday said it has detected more African swine fever outbreaks in the country, such as in a village in Antipolo, Rizal, east of the Philippine capital Manila, and some areas in central Luzon....
13:00 2019-09-23

| PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on Friday, September 27....
15:56 2019-07-17

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
18:56 2019-07-17

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
19:00 2019-07-09

Sadio Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on Thursday. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili’s goal early in the second half of the Grou...
04:14 2019-06-28

French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic PARIS (AP) — A 77-year-old French-Spanish nun has been killed in Central African Republic, where she taught poor schoolgirls. The diocese of Albi in southern France said in a statement that Sister Ines Nieves Sancho was found decapitated near Berbera...
15:28 2019-05-22

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave Authorities in the Spanish city of Melilla say that around 200 migrants have tried to climb a barrier separating the European country’s north African enclave from Morocco...
14:42 2019-07-19

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
16:28 2019-05-29

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
15:56 2019-05-21

African IPOs to set tone for private equity exits Multilateral Afreximbank is set to become the latest African company to list in London, offering investors a rare chance to take on pan-African exposure, but the mixed performance of recent deals as well as difficult market conditions may make it a t...
17:00 2019-10-11

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
22:42 2019-05-22

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
19:42 2019-05-30

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
17:28 2019-07-22

Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
18:56 2019-08-08

What an African free-trade deal means for the world The deal would create a $3.4 trillion economic zone of some 1.3 billion people. But critics say it will only benefit the continent's already prosperous countries....
08:14 2019-09-09

Charity ship rescues 50 African migrants in sea off Libya A charity ship run by humanitarian groups in the Mediterranean spent a rainy Sunday searching open waters for a fragile rubber boat overloaded with migrants before finally plucking 50 people to safety not far off Libya’s coast...
03:14 2019-09-09

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
02:28 2019-07-08

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
14:00 2019-05-31

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethio...
18:56 2019-05-30

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
06:56 2019-07-01

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Niger...
21:56 2019-06-30

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
22:56 2019-07-05

Brazil prepare for African double-header in Singapore Brazil will play their first ever match against Senegal followed by a second friendly with Nigeria as part of their build up to World Cup qualifying for Qatar 2022....
16:28 2019-10-09

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, di...
00:28 2019-08-03

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for Sunday’s ga...
21:42 2019-06-23

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. African lions live to about 14 in the wild. He was born a...
02:28 2019-05-23

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
07:42 2019-07-17

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe at AFCON....
13:28 2019-07-06

African refugees held in Libya to be evacuated to Rwanda: U.N. African refugees being held in squalid conditions in detention in Libya will be evacuated to Rwanda under an agreement reached with Kigali and the African Union, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday....
16:28 2019-09-10

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
19:00 2019-06-27

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
12:42 2019-06-21

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
18:28 2019-07-07

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
19:42 2019-07-07

African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
21:56 2019-06-06

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African Swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks reported by the country on June 20....
10:56 2019-06-21

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
13:42 2019-07-05

South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag South Africa’s Equality Court has restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination...
12:56 2019-08-21

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
19:14 2019-06-28

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
21:14 2019-06-30

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of Congo Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt....
19:00 2019-06-27

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful’s use of the racially pejorative term “boy” in describing his ability to work with...
01:42 2019-06-24

African Champions League final replay ordered over VAR issue PARIS (AP) — The second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after a VAR issue led to Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca walking off in protest and Tunisian side Esperance was awarded the victory. Wydad refused to continue playing b...
20:14 2019-06-05

Dozens of African migrants capsized off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
16:42 2019-07-04

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
13:28 2019-08-19

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country's new military rulers to give up power....
15:28 2019-06-06

Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions Move points to effort to become platform for Islamic extremist groups after fall of ‘caliphate’ Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two attacks by militants in sub-Saharan Africa in less than 24 hours, suggesting the continent is central to ...
16:14 2019-06-06

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
14:00 2019-07-02

South African court restricts displays of apartheid-era flag South Africa’s Equality Court has restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination...
15:42 2019-08-21

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
18:56 2019-07-03

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece ...
04:28 2019-06-28

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
05:42 2019-06-07

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
22:42 2019-07-07

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted fatal illnesses while working underground have won a compensation deal from their former employers th...
23:00 2019-07-31

African Champions League final: Caf to meet over Cas replay decision The Confederation of African Football says there will be meetings to discuss the Court of Arbitration for Sport overruling a decision to replay the Champions League final final....
15:56 2019-08-01

2 jobs put FIFA's Samoura in conflict on African TV rights 2 jobs put FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura in a potential conflict of interest over African TV rights sale       ...
19:42 2019-08-14

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
23:56 2019-06-12

African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria's veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast of the country, the sixth industrial farm in the Balkan nation to be hit by the virus....
21:56 2019-08-02

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
15:00 2019-06-10

Don't Miss: African origins, deadly mozzies and meeting of minds This week, listen to a founder of Out-of-Africa theory, read about our deadliest enemy, the mosquito, and explore the future of human and robot minds...
15:56 2019-08-03

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and inacc...
17:14 2019-08-14

The South African teenagers using radio to fight gun crime - in pictures Every week a group of South African teenagers crowd into a studio to play hip-hop and discuss neighbourhood gun crime for their community radio show, Bigger Than Life, on Alex FM. They are determined to help stem the violence that blights their dense...
15:00 2019-08-05

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China's customs said on Wednesday....
15:42 2019-08-07

Spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria 'worrying': EU Commission The spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria, which threatens the Balkan country's pig breeding industry is worrying, an EU Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
15:42 2019-08-08

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
18:56 2019-08-08

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
22:00 2019-06-10

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
21:14 2019-08-09

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
14:14 2019-06-11

South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a raid and the arrest of about 500 people, the government is being accused of using the migrants as scapegoats....
15:42 2019-08-13

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involve...
03:14 2019-06-14

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
15:14 2019-06-14

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
19:42 2019-07-19

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
12:56 2019-06-07

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
01:14 2019-07-04

African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes Vulnerable African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. Their numbers are in decline from habitat loss, lack of prey and hunting by humans...
09:28 2019-07-09

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
04:28 2019-07-10

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
17:28 2019-06-19

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
15:42 2019-06-19

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
10:00 2019-07-12

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
01:42 2019-07-15

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was ...
09:14 2019-07-16

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
21:56 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-South African subsidiary of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would hire an additional 1,200 staff at one of its local assembly plants, an increase of over 25 percent, to add an extra shift and raise production....
14:14 2019-07-17