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Long working hours killing 745,000 people a year, study finds

By | 22 hours ago

Working long hours was estimated to be responsible for about a third of all work-related disease making it an occupational burden. ...

Zimbabwe high court forces out chief justice

By | 1 day ago

Zimbabwe’s high court has ruled that the president’s extension of the chief justice’s term of office by five years is illegal. A group of lawyer...

Israel-Gaza conflict rages as US envoy visits

By | 2 days ago

A US envoy has arrived in Tel Aviv for de-escalation talks as unrest between Israel and the Palestinians continues. Hady Amr will take part in talks w...

Samia Suluhu, 61, to become Tanzania's Africa’s first female President. [PHOTO | FILE]
Tanzania issues new COVID-19 guidelines for travelers

By | 2 weeks ago

The change has come under President Samia Suluhu Hassan's administration...

OSCARS 2021: Full list of winners

By | 3 weeks ago

Film drama Nomadland has scooped three Oscars including best picture, while British stars Sir Anthony Hopkins and Daniel Kaluuya have won acting award...

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James Charles: YouTube temporarily demonetizes beauty influencer

By | 4 weeks ago

YouTube confirmed to the BBC that the 21-year-old - who has 25 million subscribers to his YouTube channel - had been temporarily removed from their Pa...

Somalia commander who suspended Parliament stripped of his military rank

By | 1 month ago

On 12 April, police chief, Gen Abdi Hijar, fired Sadaq John after he warned country's parliament not to hold a session on delayed elections....

Twenty children die in Niger school fire

By | 1 month ago

Reuters news agency reports that the fire started around the entrance of the school, which has a population of 800 students....

Egypt ‘detains’ container ship that blocked Suez Canal, demands over Ksh92 billion

By | 1 month ago

Egyptian authorities said recently the vessel would not be allowed to depart until an investigation was completed, and compensation paid....

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Senior Liberian policeman suspended for ‘beating’ female colleague, she nearly lost an eye

By | 1 month ago

Liberia police spokesman Moses Carter said the senior officer had been transferred to the capital, Monrovia, where he will be questioned....

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