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Friday, November 24, 2017

UK News

Spot signs of forced marriage and how to protect victims

Forcing someone to marry is a criminal offence in England and Wales. It is an offence to use violence, threats, deception or any other...

UK firms may offer higher pay as Brexit…

British employers are having to raise their pay offers in the face of growing recruitment problems, two surveys showed on Wednesday, following a fall...

Diplomatic reception for 21st African Film Awards organisers and winners

The organisers and winners of the 21st African Film Awards were on Tuesday 7th November hosted to a diplomatic reception at the Conference Hall...

African News

Business

£15bn sale of RBS to boost coffers

Britain will re-privatise bailed-out lender Royal Bank of Scotland by selling 15 billion pounds of shares, according to budget documents released on Wednesday, in...

Zimbabwe’s stocks lose $billions

Investors dumped Zimbabwe stocks since the military seized power in the country on November 15 making the stock market to shed nearly a third...

Ethiopia shuns finance support for power supply biz

The Ethiopian government says it will not require external assistance to complete its flagship hydroelectric dam, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project. Prime Minister...

Politics

Any ace for December Brexit talks?

When Theresa May visits Brussels on Friday, EU negotiators will be listening intently for signs the British prime minister is preparing to risk a...

Argentina’s submarine feared missing

Argentina's navy is investigating reports of a loud noise detected a few hours after a submarine went missing. The ARA San Juan disappeared last Wednesday...

Declining income, yet declining

The impact of the budget on families does not look as hopeful as many UK families might hope for as an analysis of the...

Sports

All hail Africa’s 1st bobsled team to Olympics

The Nigerian women's bobsled team was celebrating on Friday after becoming the first from Africa to ever qualify for the Winter Olympics. The Bobsled and...

Arise, Sir Mo

Britain's four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has become the first athlete of Somali origin to be knighted. Sir Mo Farah was knighted by Queen...

Tannie Ans is IAAF’s best coach

Coach Ans Botha, the athletics coach of South African 400m world record holder, Olympic champion and world champion, Wayde van Niekerk has been named 2017 Coach of...

Mike Abiola's 60th Birthday