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UK News

Grenfell Inquiry: limited in focus?

A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 80 people in June began on Tuesday with a mission to examine...

Big Ben to sleep for 4 yrs

If you go down to Parliament Square this week, make the most of the sounds of Big Ben because you’re not going to hear...

Charlie Gard foundation to support others

The parents of Charlie Gard have confirmed plans to set up a foundation to help seriously ill children, saying the charity will honour the...

African News

Business

Mastercard clients seek court intervention

Lawyers file for permission to appeal a court's decision to dismiss a £14bn lawsuit alleging Mastercard overcharged consumers. A fresh bid to secure compensation for...

Alitalia take-over looks imminent

The investment firm which owns Monarch Airlines is weighing a surprise bid for parts of Alitalia, Italy's loss-making flag-carrier. According to Sky news Greybull Capital,...

Ethiopia’s earns big from gems

Ethiopia has earned 7.8 million dollars from the export of 2,031kg of the newly discovered precious gemstones of sapphire and emerald. The exported sapphire is...

Politics

Child marriage is a ‘big deal’

Child marriage will cost developing countries trillions of dollars in the next decade, seriously hampering global efforts to eradicate poverty, the World Bank said...

Moeti lauds Rwanda’s recovery

The World Health Organisation Regional Director for Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti has described Rwanda’s achievements in the health sector after the 1994 Genocide against...

Military tactics for Unimaid

Authorities in north-eastern Nigeria have begun digging a 27km (17 mile) trench around the University of Maiduguri to prevent attacks by Boko Haram Islamist...

Sports

Egypt outshines all in T. tennis

Egypt has emerged as winner of the 6th edition of an International table tennis tournament which ended over the weekend in Lagos Nigeria. A household...

IAAF World Championship Updates

Ethiopia Great Britain’s Mohamed Farah has now been defeated by two Ethiopians sandwiching his 10 gold medals in 5000m and 10000m fields. Farah has said team...

Was Makwala sabotaged?

An interesting turn at the on-going world athletics meet in London has affected the chances of Botswana and possibly the image and record of...

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