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Lion Air Plane Had A Faulty Airspeed Sensors

Pilot of Indonesia's Lion Air flight JT 610 was struggling to control the plane with faulty airspeed sensors and sent an urgent message to...
A baby Asian elephant explores the surroundings in the enclosure of Singapore's Night Safari, June 28, 2016. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey) (zw)

Thailand: Driver dies after a crash with an elephant

A driver was killed when his pickup truck crashed into an elephant on a dark forest road in northeastern Thailand, reports said on Thursday. ...
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Nepal Girl Breaks Guinness World Record for Dancing 126 Hours

A 17-year-old Nepali girl Bandana Nepal danced for 126 consecutive hours to set the Guinness World Records on "Longest Dancing Marathon by an Individual". ...

Spanish Sinologist looks at Chinese Literature

Having been translating some of the most precious ancient Chinese literary works to Spanish for decades, Alicia Relinque has found the key to happiness...
South Sudan

South Sudan’s development plan seeks to sustain peace

South Sudan has launched a National Development Strategy in an effort to help consolidate peace and stabilize the economy. Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, finance minister said...
Xi Jinping

China and Spain to promote ties with Xi’s Visit

China and Spain agreed on Wednesday to build on the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties to jointly promote the development of...
Sports

ATU Sports: Hall Four Emerge Champions

Hall four of the Accra Technical University (ATU), has been crowned overall champions at this year’s Inter-Hall Games. Hall Four, retained the title for the...

Super Falcons to pocket US$10k each winning bonus

Each member of the national female football team of Nigeria, the Super Falcons, will take home $10,000 as winning bonus, should they beat South...

South Africa Charges G20 Summit Push for Global Governance Reforms

South Africa views the upcoming G20 Summit as an opportunity to advance global governance reforms and reorient the international developmental agenda, the Presidency said...
The World Bank

Zimbabwe hopes to settle World Bank, AfDB debt by Close of 2019

Zimbabwe hopes to have cleared its US$1.8 billion arrears to the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) by end of next year,...
Evans Adotey

Evans Adotey insists he will never lobby for a coaching job

Evans Adotey, head coach for the national female under-17 team, the Black Maidens, has said, he will never lobby for any coaching job at...
Isaac Dogboe

Dogboe’s Technical Director says Navarrete is no threat

Mr. Yoofi Boham, Technical Director of Team Dogboe, has they are fully concentrated on the upcoming bout, as Isaac "Royal Storm" Dogboe (20-0, 14...
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Belgium maintains its pole position

Belgium remain top of the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA)/Coca-Cola World Ranking. However, the gap between the Red Devils, France (2nd, unchanged) and...
nutrition

Zambia committed to scaling up nutrition

Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina has said his country is committed to scaling up nutrition to reduce hunger and malnutrition, state-run news agency reported on...

Rwanda to bury some bodies of genocide victims preserved in memorial centers

Rwanda could bury some bodies of victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi preserved in different memorial centers due to the difficulty of preservation,...

IOM helps 103 Malawians stranded in South Africa return home

The United Nation Migration Agency, International Organization for Migration (IOM) said a total of 103 Malawians are now back home from South Africa through...
This week’s flight from Libya was the seventh since January 2017 organized by IOM for Guinean migrants from Libya with a total of 859 migrants assisted so far. Above is a photo of Guinean migrants assisted by IOM last August. File photo: UN Migration Agency (IOM) 2017

14 Somali migrants return home from Uganda, Tanzania

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has helped 14 Somali migrants to voluntarily return home from Tanzania and Uganda following months of confinement in...
manufacturing

Kenya bets on regional expo to promote locally manufactured products

Kenya aims to harness opportunities to be provided by an upcoming regional expo for small and medium-sized enterprises to promote locally manufactured products, a...

Kenya’s University of Nairobi Confucius Institute hosts slum children

Kenya's University of Nairobi Confucius Institute (CIUON) on Thursday hosted slum children in order to expose them to Chinese culture and language. ...
Poverty Reduction in Ghana

New survey reveals mixed outcomes in Ghana’s developmental efforts

A new survey released here on Wednesday has revealed mixed results in the developmental progress of Ghana, according to Ghana Statistical Service. The Multiple Indicator...
multiple fatality accident

Namibia’s mining industry stays positive amid challenges

Namibia's Chamber of Mines President Zebra Kasete said the country's mining industry continues to grow despite various challenges experienced this year. ...
mobile phone

Mobile phone loans power Kenyan small businesses

Joseph Kyalo runs a welding workshop in Katani, south of the Kenya's capital Nairobi, where he makes windows, chairs, gates and doors, among other...
accident or road crash

Namibia records increase in road crashes and injuries

Namibia recorded an increase in crashes by 21 percent and injuries by 29 percent between November 22 to 26, as compared to the same...
Hailemariam Desalegn

Ethiopian PM leaves for AU-EU Summit

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Wednesday left for Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, to attend the Heads of State Summit of the African Union (AU)-EU...

Zambia central bank takes over insolvent commercial bank

Zambia's central bank on Tuesday announced the takeover of a commercial bank which has become insolvent. The Bank of Zambia (BoZ)...

Researchers advised to respect ethical rules

Dr Charon Duermeijer, a Senior Director, Academic Customer Engagement of Elsevier, Netherlands, said breaking the ethical rules is like “publish and perish” because they...

Ghanaian parents urged to avoid child labor

Madam Emelia Menokpor, Principal Social Welfare Officer, Tema Metropolitan Department of Social Welfare and Community Development, gave the advice when interacting with mothers and women...
Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after the men's 100m final at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, capital of China, on Aug. 23, 2015. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

Usain Bolt calls for stronger bans for doping

"I have always said you need to put in stronger bans: Only one chance," he told dpa ahead of the London premiere of the...

IAAF to allow anonymous reporting of doping via online portal

The IAAF said the portal was secure and offered full confidentiality for those who want to report on all aspects of the doping issue,...
Charlotte Osei - Ghana's Electoral Commissioner (EC)

EC designates 284 polling stations for special voting

Mr Eric Fleming Kofi Dzakpasu, the EC Head of Communications, said the Commission was expecting a total of 127,394 valid registered voters to take...